Tata Institute of Fundamental Research: News

16 Apr 2022

Social Media

Avoid posting anti-government content on social media: TIFR to employees

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), one of India's top research institutes, has instructed its employees to avoid posting "anti-government" content on social media platforms.

29 Jul 2020


Coronavirus infected 57% slum-dwellers, 16% societies' residents in Mumbai: Survey

A sero-survey, conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai to judge the extent of the spread of coronavirus, found that more people living in slums were exposed to the deadly virus than those staying in other areas.

27 Jan 2019

Mukesh Ambani

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.

26 Nov 2018


This black hole could be making space itself rotate

ISRO and NASA together have discovered a black hole that is spinning so fast that it might be making the space around it rotate.

30 Jul 2018


All five Indians win gold at International Physics Olympiad

At the International Physics Olympiad (IPhO 2018) that concluded on July 29, India created history.

09 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?

Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.

25 May 2018


UGC: Autonomy for 9 new universities, St. Stephen's left out

On Thursday, the University Grants Commission (UGC) at its Full Commission meeting granted graded autonomy to 9 deemed universities, and also approved online degree, diploma, and certification programmes from this academic session.

21 Mar 2018


Special cover on Stephen Hawking released by India Post

A special postal cover on Stephen Hawking was issued by the India Post to pay tribute to the renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist on Tuesday.

14 Mar 2018


What did Stephen Hawking think of India and Indians?

Stephen Hawking, the celebrated British physicist-cosmologist, who died today (14 March) aged 76, visited India twice: for the first time in 1959 and then again in January 2001.

18 Jun 2017


BMC's plan to reduce flooding in Mumbai not even done by half

Drowning in the complaints about rains every year, Mumbai's BMC's ambitious projects that were planned after July 26, 2005 flood are not even halfway done.