29th August 2020 | Current Affairs Today

In a first, IIT Indore conducts course on classical scientific texts in Sanskrit FPJ

In a first of its kind step, the Indian Institute of Technology Indore is conducting a fortnightly course to study classical scientific texts in their original form and converse about them in Sanskrit.

The first part is aimed at enabling participants to develop skills and confidence to converse in simple Sanskrit. This is intended for beginners with no prior knowledge of Sanskrit.

The objective of the second part of the course is to enable participants to discuss technical subjects in Sanskrit. This part will consist of lectures on classical mathematical text Bhaskaracharya’s Lilavati by well-known experts in the field.

‘Black Panther’ Actor Chadwick Boseman passes away at 43 HT

Disha Patani tops the “Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2019” List ToI

  • The ranking is based on votes cast in an online poll (on www.toi.in/mostdesirablewomen), along with an internal jury.

The list features women under 40 from various fields and industries across our country –

  • Ravishing looks
  • Great attitude
  • Confidence
  • Talent
  • Continuously being in the news for the right reasons.

Women in Top 5 list: Disha Patani, Suman Rao, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Vartika Singh

Kanyakumari MP H Vasanthkumar, the founder of Vasanth and Co, dies of COVID-19 DC

Congress MP from Kanyakumari, H Vasanthakumar, passed away due to COVID-19 on Friday evening at the age of 70.

The first Member of Parliament from Tamil Nadu to succumb to Coronavirus after 18 days of treatment, Vasanthakumar was born in Agastheeswaram in Kanyakumari district to Harikrishna Nadar and Thangamma Ammal.

Don Palathara’s period film 1956, Central Travancore to premiere at Moscow International Film Festival ToI


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