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Delhi University’s Professor Apoorvanand has expressed deep disappointment over the cancellation of a poetry reading event focused on the Palestine crisis, alleging that the university administration's refusal reflects a broader trend of stifling academic discourse.

The Odisha government has taken proactive measures in response to the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) forecast of an impending heatwave.

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has taken a significant stride in the realm of education by reintroducing the honors course on fashion design under the Department of Apparel and Textile Science in the new academic session.

The Department of Economics at Jamia Millia Islamia University has achieved a remarkable milestone with its MSc Banking and Financial Analytics (BFA) program.

In the pursuit of holistic education, the role of teachers cannot be overstated. They are not only purveyors of knowledge but also architects of the future.

Euphoria settled as 'edInbox' expanded its sprawling branch in the ‘City of Joy,’ Calcutta (Kolkata) on April 16th, followed by inauguration of its office in the city. With its already years old existing branches in Delhi, Bhubaneshwar, Lucknow and Bangalore, edInbox is happy to announce that it rooted for people of Bengal. The event was graced by the esteemed presence of the Unimarconi University Italy delegation, prompting the spirit of collaboration and partnership that defines the occasion.

Distinguished guests including Arturo Lavalle, Leo Donato, and Darina Chesheva joined hands with the Calcutta (Kolkata) team, led by Ujjwal Anu Chowdhury, the Editor, Dr. Naveen Das, Domain Leader of Business and Computer Science, Manushree Maity, Domain Leader of Media, and Shatakshi Ganguly, Editorial Coordinator.

The ceremony commenced with a warm welcome note, setting the stage for an enriching exchange of ideas and visions. Darina, with grace and poise, cut the ribbon, officially inaugurating the office and symbolizing the commencement of a new chapter in collaborative efforts.

A pivotal moment of the event was the signing of a partnership agreement between the Unimarconi University delegation and the EdInbox.com team, reflecting a shared commitment to innovation and progress in the field of education, and therefore empower more students in future, and lead them to achieve global success.

As the ceremony drew to a close, heartfelt gestures of presenting souvenir were exchanged, oozing the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two teams. With the thoughts that 'Rome was not built in a day', the ‘edInbox’ Calcutta team bid adieu to guests with the aim to grow more and better. 

 

We at edInbox were privileged to have a fascinating discussion with Prof. (Dr.) K.G. Suresh. His insights have deepened our understanding of media education and inspired us to explore creation and excellence.

We at edInbox had a chance to indulge in an insightful chat with Dr Md. Sabur Khan followed by glean insights from his wisdom, he took us on a voyage into entrepreneurship focus on learning.

The last two years have clearly shown that technology-aided remote schooling is neither fully possible nor completely desirable. 

Lest we forget that India is a nation of more than one-third of the population in the 15 to 25 years age-bracket, the most promising period of life when one decides career path, subjects for learning, types of work to do, and becomes self-dependent in the process.

Global Media Common Entrance Test https://gmcet.org/ is India’s First National-Level Entrance Exam for media, journalism, and mass communication. It is powered by EdInbox, South Asia’s largest education-focused platform. It is considered India’s largest undergraduate media aspirant base.

AIDAT https://aidatexam.com/ team of experts comprises senior academicians & counsellors who are available to candidates for mock sessions & counselling sessions for the selection of colleges & courses. Counsellors discuss and help students make the right decision that suits their creative vision perfectly. 

This GAHET https://gahet.org/ exam is basically for paramedical students and evaluates the aptitude, knowledge, and skills of candidates in various medical subjects. To be eligible for the healthcare entrance test, candidates must meet a certain set by the conducting authority.

Forensic Science AIFSET https://aifset.com/ is a crime-scene-based science, but forensic science graduates are consulted in civil cases, such as providing the validity of a signature on a wall or an important document. Forensic science professionals are consulted for issues related to cutting corners or any illegal activities.

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The Edutainment Show, renowned for its innovative blend of education and entertainment, is set to host its grand tenth edition on April 12-13, 2024, at the prestigious Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai.

In an age where information is abundant and easily accessible, distinguishing between fact and fiction has become increasingly challenging. Misinformation, disinformation, and fake news spread like wildfire across digital platforms, blurring the lines between reality and deception. However, armed with the right tools and techniques, you can learn to discern truth from falsehood and confidently navigate the digital landscape. This guide will explore strategies for identifying fake information and verifying facts in the digital age.

Before delving into fact-checking methods, it's essential to understand the differences between fake and factual information:

Fake Information:

*Deliberately fabricated or distorted to deceive or manipulate.
*Often spread with malicious intent or for sensationalist purposes.
*Lacks credible sources or evidence to support its claims.
*May exhibit characteristics such as exaggerated headlines, emotional language, or logical inconsistencies.


Factual Information:

*Based on verifiable evidence, data, or credible sources.
*Presented in a neutral, objective manner without bias or distortion.
*Can be corroborated through independent verification from reputable sources.
*Typically adheres to journalistic standards of accuracy and integrity.


Now that we've established the distinction between fake and factual information let's explore effective fact-checking methods to verify the accuracy of claims:

Source Evaluation:

Assess the credibility of the source providing the information. Find reputable news organizations, official government websites, or established research institutions. Beware of sources with a history of spreading misinformation or bias. Check for author credentials, publication transparency, and editorial standards.


Cross-Referencing:

Consult multiple sources to corroborate the information. Look for consistent reporting across reputable news outlets, academic publications, or fact-checking websites. Cross-referencing helps mitigate the risk of relying on biased or unreliable sources and enhances the reliability of the information.


Fact-Checking Websites:

Utilize fact-checking websites and organizations dedicated to verifying the accuracy of claims and debunking misinformation. Examples include Snopes, FactCheck.org, PolitiFact, and the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN). These platforms offer comprehensive analyses and evidence-based assessments of various claims.


Reverse Image Search:

Use reverse image search tools such as Google Images or TinEye to verify the authenticity of visual content. Upload or paste the image URL into the search engine to identify its origin and check for any instances of manipulation or misrepresentation.

Critical Analysis:

Apply critical thinking skills to scrutinize the content for red flags or inconsistencies.
Look out for sensationalist language, logical fallacies, lack of verifiable evidence, or reliance on anonymous sources.
Practical Applications. Now that you're equipped with fact-checking strategies let's explore how to apply them in real-world scenarios:


Social Media: 

Before sharing or reacting to posts on social media, take a moment to fact-check the information. Verify the source and cross-reference with credible sources before amplifying the content.

News Consumption: 

When consuming news articles or reports, critically evaluate the information presented. Look beyond sensational headlines and verify the facts through independent sources.

Online Research: 

Whether conducting academic research or everyday inquiries, prioritize accuracy over speed. Verify the credibility of online sources and cross-reference information to ensure its reliability. Differentiating between fake and factual information is invaluable in an era of misinformation. By employing fact-checking methods and critical analysis, you can navigate the digital landscape with confidence and integrity. Remember, in the age of information overload, discernment is vital. Stay vigilant, verify your sources, and always seek the truth amidst the noise of falsehoods.

 

IIT has long been revered as a premier institution, renowned for its exceptional faculty and high-achieving graduates. However, students from various IITs are taking to Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms to express discontent, while some offer logical explanations.

Pop culture enriches the educational experience and also empower students to become active and empathetic members of society.

Twenty-two experienced hikers from various parts of the country recently participated in Odisha's Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary's inaugural three-day hiking expedition with camping, focusing on nature and wildlife appreciation.

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