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CBSE introduces coding and data science as new subjects in 2021-22 academic session

June 05, 2021 12:51 pm

Microsoft has designed supplementary handbooks in both coding and data science, aligned with NCERT patterns and structures. The books cover real-life examples aimed at building exposure to the ethical dimensions exposure to Microsoft MakeCode.

Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Microsoft to create AI curriculum for tribal students

May 18, 2021 12:32 pm

Under a pact signed between the Tribal Affairs Ministry and Microsoft, the AI curriculum will be made available to tribal students in English and Hindi at the Eklavya Model Residential Schools and Ashram Schools across the country.

Microsoft India funds two IIT-Delhi projects on COVID-19 test kits

May 28, 2020 7:41 pm

If successful, the second test kit can help people diagnose themselves at home, claims the IIT. Both the test kits will offer an "effective, quick, robust, and affordable diagnostic solution to COVID-19 outbreak," as per the institute. 

IIM-Ahmedabad to train CBSE school principals in strategic leadership

September 07, 2019 11:48 am

IIM-A faculty will train school principals in leadership in changing the environment. The course will include topics such as counselling for academic excellence and happiness, issues in teacher development among others.

Microsoft to teach quantum computing at IIT-Roorkee

August 31, 2019 10:39 am

A full semester elective to be hosted by Microsoft Garage India at IIT Roorkee. B.Tech and M.Tech students can choose the course as a pool elective. Experts from the tech giant will teach IIT-Roorkee students real-world experiments and access to tools for emerging technology.

Now, Microsoft to train government officials in AI and cloud

September 02, 2019 3:39 pm

The aim is to train 5,000 personnel over a period of 12 months. A 10-course module has been introduced for government officials across levels.

Microsoft hires 5 Punjab Engineering College students of for Rs 42 lakh per year package

June 28, 2019 12:28 pm

In the last three years, the highest package offered to PEC students has grown from Rs 27 lakh in 2016-17 to Rs 34 lakh in 2017-18 and to Rs 42 lakh for the session of 2018-19.

Microsoft’s tax win to aid others exporting services from India

October 14, 2014 12:05 pm

For Microsoft India the ruling invalidates a Rs 400-crore tax demand slapped on it in 2008.

Tribunal strikes down R400-crore tax demand on Microsoft India

October 14, 2014 2:07 am

It is an established policy that exports are not taxable.

Ravi Venkatesan joins Rockefeller Foundation Board

July 08, 2014 2:59 pm

Venkatesan was appointed on Monday for his commitment to philanthropy and innovation.