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    IIT-Bombay study finds Microplastic in table salt brands

    Mumbai: A study by a two-member team of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay has found the presence of microplastic in several table salt brands in the country. Microplastics are small pieces of plastic usually measuring less than 5 millimetre in diameter formed by the product’s gradual degradation in the environment, especially the sea. The team from IIT-B’s Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering found 626 microplastic particles in the tested samples.

  • IIT-B student found dead in Mumbai hotel

    Mumbai: A 22-year-old IIT Bombay student, Jaideep Swain, was found dead in a Jogeshwari hotel on Monday afternoon. His body was in a decomposed state, according to the hotel staff. Police have registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR). No suicide note was found but prima facie the cause of death seems to be due to an overdose of anti-depressants, as many tablets were found in his hotel room, police said.

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    IIT help sought to find cause of cracks in Kashimira buildings

    Bhayandar: In damage control mode, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has now decided to approach the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, for a structural audit of four buildings in the Green Wood (Bollywood) complex of Kashimira, to ascertain if the damage caused to them was due to excavation by a next door developer. 82 families had to be evacuated after massive damage to the structural column and wide cracks were

  • Modi at IIT-Bombay: ‘If you don’t innovate, you will stagnate, says PM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that IITs have built brand India globally and their success has helped India become one of the world’s largest pools of technical manpower. Innovation and enterprise, the prime minister stressed are the foundation of making India a developed nation.

  • PM Narendra Modi to address IIT-B convocation in Mumbai tomorrow

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mumbai tomorrow to participate in two events at the Indian Institute of Technology. He will deliver the convocation address at the 56th annual convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay.

  • Mumbai’s Wadala wall collapse due to soft soil; prone to such incidents in future

    MUMBAI: An interim report on the Wadala wall-collapse incident, submitted in the Bombay High Court today by a team of experts from IIT-Bombay, said the soil in the area was mainly construction debris that allowed water ingress and hence, would be prone to such incidents in the future too. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla had, earlier this month, asked the IIT

  • Wadala wall collapse: IIT-Bombay inspect site, backfill work underway   

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court was told today that an expert team from IIT-Bombay had inspected the site of a wall collapse in Wadala and backfill work was underway as per its suggestions. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla had last week asked the director of the IIT to set up a team comprising structural engineers and others to inspect the site and suggest both immediate and

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    Wadala wall collapse: Bombay HC asks IIT-B to set up expert team to suggest measures

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the director of IIT-Bombay to set up an expert team comprising structural engineers and others to inspect the site of the recent wall collapse at Wadala here and suggest remedial measures. A division bench of Justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla was hearing a petition filed by Dosti Blossom Society, challenging the permission granted to Dosti Realty to construct high-rises

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    Sexual harassment at IIT-Bombay? Male students file anonymous complaints

    Mumbai: Students of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), have repeatedly complained about sexual harassment of male students by a senior student. These students have written anonymous letters to the administration but the administration has not approached the police as these complaints remain unsourced.

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    IIT-Bombay ranks 162nd in world varsity rankings

    Mumbai: Among the various universities from across the world, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-Bombay) has secured the 162nd rank this year in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. Three Indian universities feature in the top 200 universities of the QS World University rankings including Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and IIT-Delhi.

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    Mumbai: IIT-Bombay’s engineering student among five to successfully flag off wireless RoboFly

    Mumbai: A Bombay-IIT student, Yogesh Chukewad, was among a team of five to have successfully created RoboFly, a new tiny wireless flying robot. Hailing from a small home-town in Nanded, Maharashtra and before joining the University of Washington, Yogesh Chukewad did his MS in Mechanical Engineering at Arizona State University and BTech (with Hons) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

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    Bombay High Court tells government and CR to provide funds to resolve flooding problem near Vasind railway station

    Mumbai: Taking cognizance of the likelihood of flodding of the railway waterway in the neighbouring Vasind town, the Bombay High Court recently pulled up the Maharashtra government and the Central Railways. The HC accordingly directed the government and the railways to together make payments of the study, which is to be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay (IIT-B).

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    IIT- Bombay students upset over sudden canteen fee hike

    Mumbai: Students of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) have raised an issue of sudden hike in mess fees which involves the charge for consumption of food for students staying at IIT-B campus. Authorities of IIT-B claimed this is not a fee hike, but a mere advance collection of fees as students create debts due to mess over-dues.

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    Mumbai: IIT-B researchers develop steth that can filter noises

    Mumbai: The two researchers, Adarsha K and Tapas Pandey, and one Senior Executive Officer (SEO) of Biomedical Engineering and Technology incubation Centre (BETiC) at IIT Bombay Dr Rupesh Ghyar have developed a device which can be attached to conventional stethoscope to enable it noise filtering, sound amplification, recording and playback and visual representation of heart and lung sounds.