Indians from marginalised groups crowdfund for Western education | Education News

Chennai, India – Harshali Nagrale is a first-generation student from India’s Dalit community, formerly referred to as “the untouchables” who have faced systemic persecution by so-called upper-caste Hindus for ages.…

Gupta wins reprieve from legal action to shut down some of his companies

Metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has won a three-month reprieve from legal action intended to force some of his companies out of business over unpaid debts as the group’s lenders shift…

China moves to discipline ‘crazy tutoring scene’ | Education News

Shanghai, China – China is stepping up measures to clamp down on the country’s booming private tutoring industry in an attempt to reduce the academic pressure on students and help…

China plans for first manned mission to Mars in 2033 | Science and Technology News

The ambitious target is part of a plan to build a base on the Red Planet, in an intensifying space rivalry with the US. China plans to send its first…

US arrests 500th suspect in relation to Capitol riot | Donald Trump News

Shane Jason Woods becomes the 500th arrestee – and the first to be charged with assaulting a member of the media, law enforcement says. An Illinois man on Thursday became…

US may rethink Iran approach if no deal in ‘foreseeable future’ | Conflict News

Timing of US sanctions relief, Iran’s centrifuges are sticking points as election of Ebrahim Raisi puts talks on hold. Washington may need to rethink its approach to Iran if the…

The Most Important Things Microsoft Announced Today

Today, Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 11, the next major version of its operating system (after a leak unofficially unveiled it last week). It’s going to bring a new, revamped Start…

The Biggest Windows 11 News Is an App Store Overhaul

Meet Microsoft, the champion of competitive marketplaces. Not a sentence you’d ever expect to read 20 years ago. But Microsoft’s Windows 11 event today made it clear that the company…

Google Fi’s VPN service is rolling out to subscribers with iPhones

This past February, Google announced it planned to bring its Project Fi VPN service to iPhone devices sometime in the spring. While the company has narrowly missed its original timeline,…

Afghan leaders to meet Biden at the White House | Abdullah Abdullah News

Afghan leaders Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah will meet United States President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday for a high-stake discussion likely to shape Afghanistan’s future as…