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  • Mumbai: Man swindled of Rs 23 Lakh by woman on matrimonial site

    Mumbai: The matrimonial plans of a Powai resident turned sour after a woman he had befriended on the website left him poorer by Rs 23 lakh. Powai Police have registered a case of cheating against a 32-year-old woman, Radhika Dikshit.  Police are on the lookout for Dikshit. The couple were both registered on, a marriage portal. The man, who works for a prestigious company and resides near the Indian Institute

  • Mumbai: 5,700 kids create World Record by lighting LEDs

    Mumbai: At 8.32 pm (on Oct 2), Guinness World Records representative announced, around 5,700 students have created a World Record by lightening 5,700 LED lamps for five minutes. This record took place on Gandhi Jayanti at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay. “This record was made on a special day. From today, we start the celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary,” said Padma Vibhushan and former Atomic Energy Commissioner of India,

  • 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.

  • WR begins audit of FoBs

    Mumbai : The Western Railway (WR) has begun a structural audit of all road overbridges (ROBs) in its suburban section from July 13. Senior railway officials said they first inspected the Mahalaxmi and Bandra road overbridges, with a new time-saving method using a tower wagon. Ravinder Bhakar, Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), WR said the new mode of inspection has been devised to complete inspection in two hours, cutting down inspection time

  • IIT scientists use eggshell membrane to generate electricity

    New Delhi: Scientists from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have used eggshell proteins to develop tiny devices that can harvest electricity from body movements, and could power wearable sensors and devices in future.

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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.

  • 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.

  • IIT Indore develops new dye to track lysosomes

    Indore: Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, have developed L-lyso—a new water soluble, fluorescent dye, which can permeate the membranes of lysosomes, marking them for future tracking and imaging. This has been reported on website,

  • BMC won’t import cold mix to fill potholes anymore, to save `151 per kg with own production unit at Worli

    Mumbai : The Roads Department under the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)has decided to produce cold mix at their own asphalt plant of Worli. A proposal of upgradation of the asphalt plant was tabled before the standing committee members on Saturday which received approval after much discussion. Therefore, now in this monsoon itself BMC will have its own cold mix to fill potholes.

  • Jordan King Abdullah II visits IIT-Delhi

    New Delhi: King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, who is on a three-day visit to India, today visited the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here to explore collaboration with Jordanian technical institutes.

  • Indore leads in state with 8 varsities followed by Bhopal having 7

    Indore: Renaissance College of Commerce and Management, one of the leading colleges in city, has been upgraded to a private university. State government had approved the college’s proposal for a private university last year but it officially became a university on Tuesday, with Raj Bhawan nominating Swapnil Kothari as the newly-made university’s chancellor.

  • IIT Indore campus turns into virtual fortress

    One of the main entrances has been sealed with tin sheets barring students to get the slightest view of outside world. Parents of protesting students are regularly summoned to listen to allegations against their wards and face threats of consequences

  • 2 Chhattisgarh tribal boys selected for IIT-D

    Jashpur : Chhattisgarh’s north east Jashpur District was in a joyous mood after two boys were selected to attend courses at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi.

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    ‘Shut banking division to reduce interference’

    Governance of state-owned banks would improve only when the government fully distances itself from the banks, creates a transparent and professional process to appoint its directors on banks’ boards, former RBI Gov Rajan said,

  • Indore: Possibilities for Tomorrow IIT to hold industry-academia conclave in Sept

    Indore: Indian Institute of Technology Indore will be organising Industry-Academia Conclave (IAC)-2017 on September 6. The conclave would to be attended by representatives of top-notch companies, the institute’s faculty members and students. The theme of this year’s conclave is: “Possibilities for Tomorrow”.

  • Supreme Court restrains IITs from conducting counselling

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today restrained the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) across the country till further orders from conducting counselling or admitting students subsequent to the Joint Entrance Examination this year.

  • CBI books IIT-Goa chief in assets case

    New Delhi : Director of the Indian Institute of Technology-Goa B K Mishra is under the CBI scanner for allegedly amassing assets worth Rs 1.14 crore more than his known sources of income.

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