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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

  • IIT, IIM students get double the salary of other college graduates

    Mumbai: As employers look for quality talent, engineering graduates from top IITs are fetching 137 per cent higher salary package than an average engineer, while management graduates from top IIMs are getting 121 per cent more than an average MBA graduate, according to a report.

  • Raja Krishna Menon to produce a film featuring Bhavesh Joshi actor Priyanshu Painyuli

    Raja Krishna Menon, who is super excited about starting his next with Shahid Kapoor, is all set to turn into production. He will be producing the film that will be directed by his former associate Uday Singh. The film is also expected to star Priyanshu Painyuli who last featured in Bhavesh Joshi Superhero.

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    Exams for Madhya Pradesh’s Super-100 scheme selection on July 1

    Bhopal: Examinations to select meritorious students under the Madhya Pradesh government’s Super-100 scheme will be held by the School Education Department on July 1, official sources said here on Friday. The exams in Mathematics and Biology subjects will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Economics from 2 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

  • HRD Ministry directs IITs to issue supplementary merit list for JEE-Advanced

    New Delhi: In a first, the HRD Ministry has issued directions to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to release a supplementary merit list for admission this year. IIT Kanpur, the organising institute for JEE-Advanced this year, has been asked to release a merit list with the number of candidates, which is twice the number of total seats on offer in each discipline and each category (general and reserved categories).

  • Bhopal: Aspirants share secrets for their success in JEE Advance

    Bhopal: Free Press interacted with the aspirants who cracked JEE Advanced in flying colours. The aspirants are jubilant with their success in a candid talk they shared their secrets of success and aspirations. It emerged from the conversation with them that a balance of preparations with family life and hobbies is what made the difference between success and failure.

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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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    Mumbai: Business Incubation Center proposal is ‘not taken’ in Standing Committee

    Mumbai: The proposal of Business Incubation Center, which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was all set to launch with the help of IIT Bombay’s Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, was not taken by the chairman after it was presented in the Standing Committee on Wednesday.

  • IIT-Kanpur student commits suicide by hanging self in hostel room

    Kanpur (UP): A student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday by hanging himself from the ceiling in his hostel room, police said. Police identified the victim as Bheem Singh, a third-year student of Ph.D, said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Akhilesh Kumar. Singh, who hailed from Ferozabad, was staying at a hostel on IIT campus, the SSP said. Singh’s friends told police that he was

  • 21-year-old IIT-Delhi student commits suicide in hostel room

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel room on Friday morning. The student, identified as Gopal Maloo, son of Samat Maloo, was pursuing Masters of Science (Chemistry) and was in his first year.

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    Indore: Fearing action, IITians protest admin excess with faces covered

    Indore: Not ready to buckle under the pressure mounted on them, students of Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) on Sunday once again staged a demonstration against the institute authorities for serving them “tasteless and sub-standard” food. They reiterated their demand of cancelling the contract of Bhopal Caterers which runs the mess on the campus but to no avail.  Cutting loose from their regular Sunday activities, BTech students covering their faces with

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    Indore: IIT students march to campus to protest substandard transport facility

    Indore: In a bizarre protest, students of Indian Institute of Technology Indore on Tuesday gave a miss to institute buses and staged a march from their hostels in Silver Springs towards the academic campus over the problems of transportation they have been facing for quite some time.

  • IIT-Indore presents its maiden ‘Incubation Centre & Centre for Excellence’

    Indore: Indian Institute of Technology Indore presented ‘Incubation Centre & Centre for Excellence’ during its fifth annual Industry Academic Conclave (IAC) held on Wednesday. Director of IIT Indore, Prof Pradeep Mathur in his address emphasised on the role of IIT as a catalyst in this simultaneous growth of industry and academia, especially long term growth and inviting application for setting up centre of excellence at IIT Indore.

  • THE World University Rankings 2018: Oxford, Cambridge claims top two ranks, no Indian university in top 250

    The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 list is out and no single Indian university has made it to the top 250. Oxford University claimed the first position, Cambridge retains the second position moving from previous edition’s fourth position. This is the first time in the history of THE rankings when Oxford and Cambridge have grabbed the first two positions. The California Institute of Technology and Stanford University in the United States