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Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

08 Oct 2019

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have long been the academic dream. However, getting into the country's most coveted institute is as tough as it is stressful, as aspirants go through back-breaking preparation to crack JEE Advanced.

IIT Professor rapes former student, asks the woman her "price"

10 Jun 2019

IIT Professor rapes former student, asks the woman her "price"

A 45-year-old assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, was arrested for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman, who claims to be his former student, on the pretext of giving her a job.

IIT KGP hosts Indo-German workshop on intelligent mobility in India

30 Oct 2018

IIT KGP hosts Indo-German workshop on intelligent mobility in India

In an effort to give direction to the emerging intelligent transport mobility scene in India, IIT Kharagpur and the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany have organized a two-day workshop at IIT KGP.

36-year-old Ganga activist on fast, rushed to AIIMS

14 Oct 2018

36-year-old Ganga activist on fast, rushed to AIIMS

Sant Gopaldas, who has been fasting in protest to save river Ganga has been rushed to AIIMS, Rishikesh after fasting for the cause for 110 days.

IIT Kharagpur Professors remember their 'shy, intelligent' student, Sundar Pichai

26 Aug 2018

IIT Kharagpur Professors remember their 'shy, intelligent' student, Sundar Pichai

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai was shy, intelligent and had big handwriting, his Professors at IIT Kharagpur recalled.

IIT-Madras gives India its first home-grown, remote-controlled 'affordable' air-purifier

08 Aug 2018

IIT-Madras gives India its first home-grown, remote-controlled 'affordable' air-purifier

To tackle indoor air pollution, AirOK Technologies, a startup incubated by IIT Madras, has developed 'Vistar', a 'smart' air-purifier, which can be remotely monitored through a mobile phone.

IIT professor in trouble after Chinese wife leaves with kid

10 Jul 2018

IIT professor in trouble after Chinese wife leaves with kid

Caught in a sticky wicket, an IIT-Madras professor appealed to Delhi HC to get custody of his son, who lives with his Chinese mother.

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

29 Jan 2018

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.

Gay marriage: IIT-Bombay engineer marries boyfriend in traditional Maharashtrian ceremony

14 Jan 2018

Gay marriage: IIT-Bombay engineer marries boyfriend in traditional Maharashtrian ceremony

In what is being reported as India's first gay marriage, 40-year-old Hrishi Sathawane, an NRI techie, and his Vietnamese partner Vinh "tied the knot" in a traditional Maharashtrian Vedic wedding in Yavatmal.

'Thought leader' Subir Chowdhury, IIT-KGP alumnus, among top 2017 thinkers

21 Nov 2017

'Thought leader' Subir Chowdhury, IIT-KGP alumnus, among top 2017 thinkers

IIT-Kharagpur alumnus, bestselling author and CEO Subir Chowdury has been named among the world's top 50 thinkers for 2017 by the Thinkers50, a periodical international ranking of management thinkers.

IIT Professor and beloved teacher Harish Chandra Verma resigns

01 Jul 2017

IIT Professor and beloved teacher Harish Chandra Verma resigns

Professor Harish Chandra Verma, India's leading experimental physicist put in his papers and decided to retire from IIT Kanpur.

Senior IIT-B professor alleges rampant cheating in exams

03 May 2017

Senior IIT-B professor alleges rampant cheating in exams

A letter by a senior IIT-Bombay professor to higher-ups, including the Human Resource Development Ministry, alleges "rampant cheating" in the institute's exams.