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Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

31 Jan 2020

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

I'm diabetic, risked life for country: Labeled 'terrorist', Kejriwal replies

30 Jan 2020

I'm diabetic, risked life for country: Labeled 'terrorist', Kejriwal replies

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party for calling him a "terrorist" and reminded of his "sacrifices" for the country.

Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about

03 Jan 2020

Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about

Indians have been making a mark in the global tech space for many decades, playing an important role in the industry and contributing in various ways.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

16 Dec 2019

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

#CareerBytes: Five websites that can help in IIT JAM preparation

07 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Five websites that can help in IIT JAM preparation

The Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) is one of India's most sought-after national level entrance exams conducted for admission to IITs, IISc, IISERs, NITs, and other top institutes.

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

22 Nov 2019

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Noida: IIT-IIM alumnus commits suicide, allegedly due to wife's harassment

06 Nov 2019

Noida: IIT-IIM alumnus commits suicide, allegedly due to wife's harassment

In a distressing incident, a 39-year-old man, an alumnus of IIT and IIM, allegedly committed suicide after jumping from his house in Noida. His family has said his sour relationship with his wife forced him to take the extreme step.

Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges

21 Oct 2019

Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges

Soon, the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) will no longer accredit engineering colleges in India.

IIM graduates who left cushy jobs to follow their passion

16 Oct 2019

IIM graduates who left cushy jobs to follow their passion

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

13 Sep 2019

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

10 Sep 2019

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

A female student of foreign origin at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has accused a professor of the institute of molestation.

Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

08 Sep 2019

Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most difficult engineering entrance exam through which students are admitted to top technical institutes, including the prestigious IITs.

Inspiring stories of five GATE toppers who beat all odds

31 Aug 2019

Inspiring stories of five GATE toppers who beat all odds

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams. It is conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in engineering/technology; GATE scores are also used for PSU recruitment.

HRD Minister says Ram Setu was built by Indian engineers

28 Aug 2019

HRD Minister says Ram Setu was built by Indian engineers

You are the country's HRD minister. You are invited to speak at IIT Kharagpur, one of the oldest technical institutes. And what do you do? You dig into mythology to "inspire" students.

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

03 Aug 2019

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

IIM graduates who left cushy jobs to follow their passion

23 Jul 2019

IIM graduates who left cushy jobs to follow their passion

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

Inspiring stories of 5 GATE toppers who beat all odds

19 Jul 2019

Inspiring stories of 5 GATE toppers who beat all odds

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams. It is conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in engineering/technology; GATE scores are also used for PSU recruitment.

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

15 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

These IITians quit lucrative jobs to pursue their dreams, passions

05 Jul 2019

These IITians quit lucrative jobs to pursue their dreams, passions

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes reputed for producing graduates of outstanding caliber who often land jobs at the top global companies.

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

18 Jun 2019

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

07 Jun 2019

Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most difficult engineering entrance exam through which students are admitted to top technical institutes, including the prestigious IITs.

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

20 May 2019

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Some famous female alumni of IITs you should know about

19 May 2019

Some famous female alumni of IITs you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in the fields of science and technology.

#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

19 May 2019

#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

In India, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier technical institutes that offer the best engineering and technology-related education in the country.

5 brilliant innovations by IITians you should know about

03 May 2019

5 brilliant innovations by IITians you should know about

India's premier engineering institutes, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), are globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in the fields of science and technology.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

20 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

Dr. HC Verma needs no introduction. Almost every student who has studied Physics, especially IIT-JEE/engineering aspirants and students, knows him as the Physics Guru who authored their Bible, "Concepts of Physics".

#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

20 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

In India, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier technical institutes that offer the best engineering and technology-related education in the country.

MHRD committee: Empower IITs to pick own directors, chairpersons

11 Feb 2019

MHRD committee: Empower IITs to pick own directors, chairpersons

A year after a new Act granted unprecedented autonomy to IIMs, a committee of IIT directors have sought similar powers for the premier engineering institutes.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

02 Feb 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

Dr. HC Verma needs no introduction. Almost every student who has studied Physics, especially IIT-JEE/engineering aspirants and students, knows him as the Physics Guru who authored their Bible, "Concepts of Physics".

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

16 Jan 2019

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.

CAT 2018 results: 11 score 100-percentile; all male engineers

06 Jan 2019

CAT 2018 results: 11 score 100-percentile; all male engineers

Now that the CAT 2018 results are out, it has been found that 11 of the over two lakh candidates who took the test have made it to the elite 100-percentile club.

IIT-Kharagpur scientists making detailed maps to cut earthquake damage

24 Dec 2018

IIT-Kharagpur scientists making detailed maps to cut earthquake damage

In a bid to try and reduce damage from earthquakes, scientists from IIT-Kharagpur are developing detailed city-level maps to identify areas that are the most vulnerable to damage from earthquakes.

Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

05 Dec 2018

Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

In a bid to expand its presence in India, Zomato has taken a step towards drone-based food delivery.

IISc-Bangalore, IIT-Bombay rank among world's top 200 engineering, tech universities

03 Dec 2018

IISc-Bangalore, IIT-Bombay rank among world's top 200 engineering, tech universities

IISc-Bangalore has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in the subject category 'Engineering and Technology' in 2019 Times Higher Education rankings.

QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

25 Oct 2018

QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

Having secured the 33rd position, IIT-Bombay has been ranked as the top Indian educational institute in the latest QS rankings for Asian universities, which was released on Wednesday.

IIT Kharagpur develops community-supported supply of purified drinking water project

25 Sep 2018

IIT Kharagpur develops community-supported supply of purified drinking water project

IIT Kharagpur has developed a community supported supply of purified drinking water project at Porapara in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.

IIT Kanpur-backed start-up receives United Nations Young Leaders award

24 Sep 2018

IIT Kanpur-backed start-up receives United Nations Young Leaders award

Kanpur-based start-up HelpUsGreen, which converts flowers and offerings collected from religious places into a biodegradable alternative to thermacol and incense sticks, received the UN Young Leaders Award at the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday.

This Mumbai man churns out portraits using a typewriter!

07 Sep 2018

This Mumbai man churns out portraits using a typewriter!

For today's generation, typewriter is probably just a word, but for this Mumbai man, it's his favorite pet.

IIT-Kharagpur to build Re-Water Research Center to replenish water resources

18 Aug 2018

IIT-Kharagpur to build Re-Water Research Center to replenish water resources

IIT Kharagpur is going to set up a Re-Water Research Center, seed-funded by two alumni members to replenish and rejuvenate water resources, the institute said today.