Articles about Roorkee

27 Jun 2022

Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: Woman, six-year-old daughter gang-raped in moving car in Roorkee

In yet another horrifying case of sexual assault in India, a woman and her six-year-old daughter were allegedly gang-raped in a moving car by a man, who offered her a lift, and his friends.

Uttarakhand: 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' near Roorkee not allowed; Section 144 imposed

A religious gathering called the Hindu Mahapanchayat in Dada Jabalpur village, Roorkee district, was prohibited by the Uttarakhand police on Wednesday.

08 Apr 2020

Rajasthan
Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

Sending a clear message that the administration will not let coronavirus infected persons put others at risk, the Uttarakhand police has booked two members of Tablighi Jamaat for attempt to murder after they hid their travel history.

27 Aug 2019

Android
PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

Immensely popular mobile game PUBG made its debut at the annual sports festival of IIT Roorkee, this year.

27 Apr 2019

JEE News
JEE Advanced 2019: Eligibility criteria and other important details

The National Testing Agency (NTA) concluded the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2019 for the April phase on April 12.

24 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka
JEE Advanced application process opens for foreign nationals: Details here

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has opened the registration process for the foreign candidates.

29 Mar 2019

JEE News
IIT-Roorkee announces JEE Advanced 2019 date: Here are the details

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has released the schedule for the exam, which is the doorway to all the 23 IITs in the country.

18 Dec 2018

Dalit
#MeToo: Seven IIT-Roorkee faculty members accused of sexual harassment

The #MeToo wave has now hit the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.

SC stays Uttarakhand-HC order banning religious outfits from issuing 'fatwas'

The Supreme Court today stayed the order of Uttarakhand High Court which had banned all religious outfits, bodies, panchayats, and groups of people in the state from issuing 'fatwas' saying it infringed upon statutory rights, fundamental rights, dignity, status, honor, and obligation of individuals.

10 Jun 2018

DNA
JEE Advanced results declared, Roorkee boy tops exam

IIT-Kanpur has declared the results of the JEE Advanced 2018 on its official website. Those who have cleared the exam will be eligible for admission into the prestigious IITs.

11 May 2018

IIT Roorkee
IIT-Roorkee ranked 4th in Times Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, has been ranked 4th among the IITs in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies Universities Rankings, one of the world's most influential university rankings.

29 Jan 2018

Google Maps
IIT-Roorkee professor invents drone-mounted video-geotagging system

Professor Kamal Jain of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, has invented a new and affordable drone-mounted system for conducting aerial surveys.

13 Jun 2017

Uttarakhand
HC directs fast disposal of sexual harassment, acid attack cases

The Uttarakhand HC has directed all courts in the state to hear cases of acid attack, sexual harassment, stalking and voyeurism daily and dispose them of in three months.