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Log 9 ties up with IISc for its 'CoronaOven' project

21 May 2020

Log 9 ties up with IISc for its 'CoronaOven' project

Nanotechnology start-up Log 9 Materials has partnered with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for advancing the work on its novel 'CoronaOven' disinfection chamber.

Coronavirus: After JEE Mains, JEE Advanced also gets postponed

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: After JEE Mains, JEE Advanced also gets postponed

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2020 has been postponed.

Coronavirus: MP journalist who attended Kamal Nath's presser tests positive

25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: MP journalist who attended Kamal Nath's presser tests positive

In a shocking development, a journalist who recently attended a press conference of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

What should India do to fight coronavirus

16 Mar 2020

What should India do to fight coronavirus

With the coronavirus cases seeing a surge in India, despite the early measures taken by the government, experts feel a pre-emptive lockdown is the only way to deal with the deadly virus that has taken over 6,000 lives worldwide and infected 169,577.

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

10 Mar 2020

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

By next month, liquor stores and bars in India could be stocked with a new mahua-based alcoholic beverage called Mahua Nutribeverage.

#CareerBytes: Online courses you should pursue to learn digital marketing

13 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: Online courses you should pursue to learn digital marketing

A career in the field of digital marketing has become a popular choice among youngsters as it is quite rewarding and offers lucrative job opportunities.

#CareerBytes: How to get mistakes in GATE-2020 admit card rectified?

08 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: How to get mistakes in GATE-2020 admit card rectified?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates in the country.

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

21 Dec 2019

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

The CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, is getting a huge pay raise in the year 2020.

Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide

22 Nov 2019

Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide

In a tragic incident, a Japanese student was found dead at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Thursday.

With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution

15 Nov 2019

With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution

Traditional mud chulhas are a common sight in a rural Indian household, often accompanied by black shadows tracing the kitchen walls from soot collected over time.

IIT Madras student found dead in hostel room; suicide suspected

10 Nov 2019

IIT Madras student found dead in hostel room; suicide suspected

A 19-year-old woman student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, was found dead in her hostel room on Saturday.

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

08 Nov 2019

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

In a major development, Google India has appointed Sanjay Gupta, the former head of Star and Disney India, as its Country Manager and Vice President of Sales and Operations.

IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people

06 Nov 2019

IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people

In a major development, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) has launched an affordable new 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people.

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

25 Oct 2019

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) are two of the most popular entrance exams in India.

What are GATE toppers of last few years doing now?

29 Sep 2019

What are GATE toppers of last few years doing now?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the country's most competitive exams.

Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day

23 Sep 2019

Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day

On Saturday, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, observed its third edition of the annual Industry Day event.

Eggless 'anda bhurji'? Apparently, IIT-Delhi researchers have developed one

19 Sep 2019

Eggless 'anda bhurji'? Apparently, IIT-Delhi researchers have developed one

As veganism continues to grow popular, researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, have created an egg substitute derived from plants.

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

11 Sep 2019

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

Often accredited for bringing us the light bulb, Thomas Edison is among the most celebrated inventors.

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.

GATE or IIT-JAM- Which is better for you?

10 Sep 2019

GATE or IIT-JAM- Which is better for you?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for MSc) are two of India's most sought-after national-level entrance exams.

Meet the team of ISRO scientists behind the Chandrayaan-2 mission

07 Sep 2019

Meet the team of ISRO scientists behind the Chandrayaan-2 mission

India's historic attempt to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole remained unsuccessful as ISRO lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander.

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

27 Aug 2019

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.

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

26 Aug 2019

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

While all agricultural practices have varying effects on the environment, meat production is associated with accelerating the greenhouse effect due to animal methane, excessive waste, fossil fuel usage, and inordinate consumption of water and land.

#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know

16 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

15 Aug 2019

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

Each year, the University Grants Commission releases a list of fake universities across India. Out of the 23 fake universities- which are "self-styled, unrecognized institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act"- 14 have been on the list since 2005.

Five companies started by GATE rankers who became entrepreneurs

07 Aug 2019

Five companies started by GATE rankers who became entrepreneurs

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

07 Aug 2019

Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

A new paper on biomedical engineering (BME) will be introduced in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from next year.

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

02 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) are two of the most popular entrance exams in India.

#CareerBytes: GATE or IIT-JAM - Which is better for you?

30 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: GATE or IIT-JAM - Which is better for you?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for MSc) are two of India's most sought-after national-level entrance exams.

Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

27 Jul 2019

Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

While your dreams of owning a Batmobile, all gadgets in tow, may not come to fruition anytime soon, Indians could soon be driving their cars on autopilot, as tech entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to launch his electric automotive company Tesla in India by next year.

This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT

25 Jul 2019

This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT

Muzamil Anwar (28), a graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is planning to approach the government of Jammu and Kashmir with his proposal to establish an institute which would help coach students in Kargil for the Common Admission Test.

What are GATE toppers of last few years doing now?

22 Jul 2019

What are GATE toppers of last few years doing now?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the country's most competitive exams.

IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

19 Jul 2019

IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

A B.Tech and an MBA in India is like fries and ketchup: You can have one without the other, but people will look at you like you are some kind of lunatic. They shouldn't, but they will.

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

17 Jul 2019

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.

Tracing WhatsApp messages possible without compromising end-to-end encryption: IIT professor

12 Jul 2019

Tracing WhatsApp messages possible without compromising end-to-end encryption: IIT professor

WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption feature has been a contentious issue between the government of India and the messaging platform over concerns related to traceability of messages. However, we might soon see an end to this tussle.

This IIM graduate helped 35,000 farmers by selling their vegetables

11 Jul 2019

This IIM graduate helped 35,000 farmers by selling their vegetables

When he graduated from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, in 2007, instead of going for a well-paying job abroad, 26-year-old Kaushlendra Kumar went back home to Bihar to help ameliorate the plight of farmers.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

Man kills boyfriend for planning to marry woman; attempts suicide

08 Jul 2019

Man kills boyfriend for planning to marry woman; attempts suicide

Days after the body of a 29-year-old man was found along with another man with his throat slit at a hotel in SR Nagar, Hyderabad, the police said they have solved the mysterious case.

IIT-Hyderabad student commits suicide; said wasn't worthy of being missed

03 Jul 2019

IIT-Hyderabad student commits suicide; said wasn't worthy of being missed

In a tragic incident, a student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, allegedly killed himself by hanging from the ceiling fan in his hostel room, the police said on Tuesday.

JEE Advanced topper cracked NTSE, KVPY; is a published author

27 Jun 2019

JEE Advanced topper cracked NTSE, KVPY; is a published author

As the results of the JEE Advanced 2019 were declared on June 14, Sonipat-resident Manan Agarwal emerged as Haryana's state topper, with an all-India rank of 14 (score 302/372).