Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023 | Last Update : 07:47 PM IST


Ambulance startup run by three youngsters helps overcrowded Mumbai's COVID response

Helpnow received 4,000 calls last week but can afford to do only 10 trips free, and is seeking donations to fund more complimentary services

31 May 2020 5:02 PM

IIT students' prototype intubation boxes to protect doctors from COVID-19 being reviewed by AIIMS

It is a transparent box with armholes through which doctors can insert a tube into the airway of the patient

28 Apr 2020 4:36 PM

IIT Ropar uses UV-technology to develop device to sanitise grocery, currency notes

You can also sanitise milk packets, packages delivered from online stores, wrist watches, wallets, mobile phones and documents in the trunk.

10 Apr 2020 7:11 PM

Calling Faiz Ahmed 'anti-Hindu' is absurd and funny, says Javed Akhtar

Earlier on Thursday, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has set up a committee to look into the issue.

02 Jan 2020 5:27 PM

27 students across 10 IITs ended lives in five years: RTI

However, no reply was given to the query which sought to know the reasons behind the IIT students' suicides.

08 Dec 2019 8:19 PM


Teen Madras IIT student depressed over poor marks, commits suicide

Fatima Latif, a native of Kerala, was pursuing an integrated MA programme at the institute, the police said.

10 Nov 2019 1:34 PM

Academically weak IITians to get 3-year exit option with B.Sc: HRD ministry

Until now students enrolled in undergraduate programmes were required to complete eight semesters to receive a B.Tech degree.

28 Sep 2019 8:42 AM

Happy to see my son and a tailor's son in IIT together: Arvind Kejriwal

16-year-old Kumar was among the 4,953 students who enrolled for the first batch of the Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana.

28 Aug 2019 1:42 PM

HRD ministry conducts introductory meet, absentees strictly warned

The meeting, held at the Constitution Club, was attended by the directors of IIT and IIIT from all over the country.

15 Jun 2019 8:48 AM

18-year-old commits suicide in Kota after man blackmails with objectionable video

The man from Uttar Pradesh asked the woman to return from Kota failing which he would post her videos on social media, police said.

21 May 2019 2:46 PM


Jindal Steel, IIT-Roorkee ink pact to impart to students knowledge on stainless steel

The move is part of a pact signed on Thursday between Jindal Stainless and IIT-Roorkee to create awareness about stainless steel.

22 Feb 2019 10:30 AM

Man detained over threat to kidnap Delhi CM Kejriwal’s daughter

The accused has been identified as Vikas Rai who is a resident of Bihar’s Samastipur.

15 Jan 2019 3:08 PM

Railway to seek IIT help for solving flooding

The court has asked IIT to study the situation and come up with a solution.

24 May 2018 1:36 AM

Zomato co-founder Pankaj Chaddah steps down

Chaddah joined Zomato in March 2008. Prior to this, he served as a senior analyst at Bain & Company, a leading business consulting firms.

03 Mar 2018 5:07 PM

PETA questions IIT-Bombay's move to not ban non-veg food

Animal rights group points out that everyone can eat vegan foods, and it doesn't hurt anyone to do so.

08 Feb 2018 2:40 PM


FSSAI orders food safety audit in IITs, IIMs, AIIMS

FSSAI said audit will be done by empanelled 15 agencies, which will be given 1 month to submit their report.

15 Dec 2017 11:18 AM

Humble Jamun fruit can be used to remove excess fluoride from groundwater, IIT

Excess fluoride in groundwater is a major problem in several states as it causes health problems.

26 Oct 2017 7:53 AM

IITs revoke ban on 30 companies that had withdrawn job offers to students

The decision to revoke the ban was taken on Wednesday at a meeting of the All-IIT Placement Committee (AIPC).

21 Sep 2017 8:39 PM

RS TV CEO Gurdeep Singh Sappal resigns, Prasar Bharti CEO to take over

Three years after the inception of the Rajya Sabha TV in 2008, Gurdeep resumed office of the CEO in 2011.

12 Aug 2017 8:26 PM

Supreme Court lifts stay, IITs can resume admissions

The bench asked the authorities to come out with a mechanism to ensure that similar mistakes did not recur in future.

11 Jul 2017 5:39 AM