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Mridul Agarwal tops JEE Advanced 2021, scores highest ever percentage of 96.6

Jaipur | Jaipur’s Mridul Agarwal has created a history of sorts by not only topping but also scoring the highest ever percentage in the IIT-JEE entrance examination. Mridul topped the chart by scoring 348 out of 360 marks with 96.66 per cent in the JEE-Advanced 2021. “It is important to keep faith in oneself. It is […]

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Marine oil-spill: IIT Guwahati researchers develop cotton that selectively absorbs oil

Guwahati | With an aim to address the environmental crisis caused by marine oil-spill, the researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have developed a highly porous and water repellent superhydrophobic cotton composite material that can selectively absorb oil from the oil-water mixture. The material containing Metal-Organic Framework (MOF) has great capability for selective separation […]

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19-year-old Nandini Agrawal tops CA Final Exam, her elder brother secures AIR 18

New Delhi | A sister-brother duo made headlines as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) released results for the CA final exam on Monday with 19-year-old Nandini Agrawal topping the exam with 614/800 marks (76.75%) and her brother, Sachin Agrawal (21) securing All India Rank (AIR) 18. Both the students of Victor Convent School […]

IITKanpur develops ‘Sanjeevani’ oxygen concentrator, transfers manufacturing technology to Bengaluru firm

Kanpur | IIT Kanpur has developed an advanced Oxygen Concentrator equipped with PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) Technology in order to reach the commercial scale so that the benefit could be transferred to the public at large. The technology has now been transferred and licensed to a Bengaluru based company – Albot Technologies Private Limited. An […]

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Class 12 student moves SC seeking time-bound decision to re-open schools

New Delhi | A Class 12 student from Delhi has moved the Supreme Court, seeking directions to the Centre and state governments to take a time-bound decision in connection with the physical re-opening of schools and conduct of offline teaching. Petitioner Amar Prem Prakash said he is echoing the sentiments and feelings of a large body […]

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Indian origin girls in Johns Hopkins’ world’s ‘brightest’ list

New York | Indian origin girls — New Jersy-based Natasha Peri (11) and Dubai-based Priyamvada Deshmukh (12) — have been named in the worlds “brightest” students list based on results of above-grade-level testing of 19,000 students across 84 countries, according to Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY), a part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, […]