Vice President Venkaiah Naidu asks DU to retain admission under ECA quota for talented artists

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday asked Delhi university authorities to retain the procedure for admission under the extra-curricular activities quota that has been in place of previously by earmarking seats for talented artists. During a meeting with the Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean Colleges, Delhi University, Naidu also asked the university the authorities to take prompt action on finalizing the examination calendar and on filling up vacant positions in the University. The advice on extra-curricular quota by Naidu, who is also the Chancellor of the University of…

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Freshworks acquires Flint in second buyout this year !!

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) unicorn Freshworks Inc. has acquired IT orchestration & cloud management platform Flint to bolster its IT support service portfolio, Freshservice. Through this acquisition, Freshworks aims to provide greater visibility for IT teams to better manage hybrid infrastructure, optimise spend and automate employee workflows, focussing specifically on IT service management (ITSM) and IT operations management (ITOM) capabilities. This is Freshworks’ second acquisition this year, after buying out AI solution provider AnsweriQ Inc. in February, which helped bolster the capabilities of Freddy AI, Freshwork’s artificial intelligence engine. In May 2019,…

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Facebook, Instagram ban all posts promoting gay conversion therapy !!

Instagram has announced that it will be banning of all content that  including posts and videos that promote conversion therapy. Conversion therapy is a discredited practice that attempts to forcefully change an individual’s sexual orientation. A Facebook spokesperson told that The Verge that this decision to ban conversion therapy posts is an expansion of an earlier rule that specifically banned ads that promoted conversion therapy and was put in place earlier this year for the platforms. The updated policy now includes a ban on any content that promotes the practice too. The…

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