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JNU students taunt cops, confine HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

New Delhi: Angry JNU students targeted police with “Tis Hazri, Tis Hazari” slogans after the police allegedly pushed some students, including women, who were holding a massive protest outside the campus gate on Monday, which saw Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal unable to leave the varsity after a convocation event. The protest began in the morning, […]

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IITKanpur turns 60 years young! It’s time to celebrate Diamond Jubilee

Kanpur: On November 2, 2019 IITKanpur turned 60 years young and it was the time to celebrate. A special event was held to mark the completion of the institute’s diamond jubilee where several distinguished alumni including Chief Economic Advisor, Government of India, Professor Krishnamurthy Subramaniam, Union Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar were felicitated in the presence […]

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IIT Madras develops drones for disaster relief, surveillance

Chennai:The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M), on Wednesday said its students have developed drones enabled with artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision for disaster relief as well as for surveillance. In a statement issued here, IIT-M said its students have developed an ‘Eye in the Sky’ disaster management and humanitarian aid services. “With further […]

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ISB 7th on Forbes’ ‘Best Business School 2019’ list globally

New Delhi: The Indian School of Business (ISB) which has two campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali has secured seventh position globally in the Forbes’ “Best Business Schools 2019” rankings, the ISB said on Wednesday. The annual Forbes’ list ranks the schools solely on their “5-year MBA gain.” “We are delighted to be a part of […]

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Delhi govt to pay CBSE exam fee of 3.14 lakh students

New Delhi: The Delhi cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to pay the CBSE examination fee of around 3.14 lakh Class X and XII students of the government schools from 2019-20. It is expected to cost the government Rs 57.20 crore a year. The cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, approved the Department of […]

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IIT Kharagpur researchers generate power from wet textiles

Kharagpur/Kolkata: Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have developed a unique approach of generating electricity from clothes drying in natural ambience, which is otherwise a part and parcel of daily life, according to the premier institute. The researchers have utilised tiny channels, so-called nanochannels, in the cellulose-based fabric network traditionally woven, to generate electrical power through guided […]