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IIT-Kanpur barred from taking foreign donations


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 3 (IANS) The union ministry of home affairs (MHA) has barred Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur from accepting foreign donations, citing the premier institute's laid-back attitude in submitting ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur to probe presence of Mughal structure in Delhi park


August 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Friday told the Delhi High Court that the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur would carry out a survey ... Read more...

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Som Mittal stays as Nasscom president till 2014


June 25th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Som Mittal will continue as president of the National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) for two more years.The executive council of Nasscom has ... Read more...

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HRD ministry calls IIT meet on common entrance test (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after IIT Delhi followed Kanpur's way against the proposed common entrance test, the human resource development ministry has called a meeting of ... Read more...

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HRD ministry calls IIT meet on common entrance test


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after IIT Delhi followed Kanpur's way against the proposed common entrance test, the human resource development ministry has called a meeting of the ... Read more...

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Common engineering entrance in favour of students, says Sibal


June 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) With several Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) coming out in opposition on the proposed common entrance test, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday reiterated that ... Read more...

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Now, IIT-Kanpur seeks PM’s intervention on common test


June 11th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Two days after raising the banner of revolt against the proposed Common Entrance Test (CET), mooted by the union human resource development (HRD) ministry, IIT-Kanpur ... Read more...

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More IITs may go against common entrance test


June 9th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are likely to emulate Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur which has decided to hold its own entrance test after ... Read more...

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IIT alumni to lobby against new entrance test pattern


June 1st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Upset over the new IIT joint entrance test pattern announced by the government, alumni of the institute in Delhi have decided to form lobby groups ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur alumni heading city’s administration, police


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 23 (IANS) Call it a coincidence or routine bureaucratic reshuffle, the industrial city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh now has two former IIT-Kanpur students heading the administration and ... Read more...

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Ex-IITian nabbed for friend’s murder


January 26th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) An IIT-Kanpur graduate, currently pursuing an MBA from IIM-Lucknow, has been taken into custody by the CBI as a key suspect in the killing of his ... Read more...

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Tiny device from IIT-Kanpur can prevent derailment


November 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Nov 14 (IANS) After fabricating Jugnu, the country's tiniest satellite launched last month, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur graduates have now come up with a matchbox-sized device to monitor wear ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur team burnt midnight oil to script Jugnu’s success


October 30th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The successful fabrication and launch of nano satellite Jugnu showcases how a band of enthsiastic IIT-Kanpur students burning the midnight oil pulled off the rare ... Read more...

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‘Jugnu’ launch marks watershed in Indian space technology


October 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The successful launch of Jugnu, a loaf-sized nano satellite designed by IIT-Kanpur, on Oct 12 marks a watershed in Indian space technology for miniaturisation ... Read more...

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Kakodkar to head railway safety panel


September 16th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Aiming for "zero tolerance" safety standards akin to nuclear power plants and space technology institutions, the Indian Railways Friday set up a high-level committee, headed ... Read more...

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Telecom revolution has bypassed villagers: Sibal


August 29th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the telecom revolution has not benefited the rural people much.The rural teledensity as compared to the urban teledensity remains ... Read more...

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Unlike China, red tape slows Indian manufacturing: expert


July 17th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Policies are implemented faster in China compared to India, says a Japanese expert, who says bureaucratic hurdles and the slow pace of infrastructure development are ... Read more...

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No more online chat with partner, woman assures court


July 4th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A Mumbai-based woman who allegedly emotionally blackmailed her online chat partner - an MNC employee working in Gurgaon - after he refused to marry her, ... Read more...

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IIT to improve power distribution in Delhi


October 28th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has reached a pact with a power distribution company here to improve the quality of power delivery in the city, ... Read more...

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IIM-Calcutta goes green


August 19th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) is all set to introduce a new course on eco-friendly technology in its post graduate programme for executives from the 2010-11 session. "To ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Whistleblowers protection Bill (Lead)


August 9th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Monday cleared a bill to protect whistleblowers and it is likely to be tabled during the ongoing monsoon session of parliament, official sources said. The ... Read more...

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Using the mobile to track midday meal scheme


August 9th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Two graduates from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur have developed technology to keep tabs on the gigantic Rs.2,000 crore midday meal scheme across Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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India’s Rs.1,500 laptop a godsend for students


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) An Indian laptop priced at just Rs.1,500 ($30) and touted as the world's cheapest will come as a godsend for students for whom it has been ... Read more...

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India unveils $30 laptop


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India Thursday unveiled a Rs.1,500 (around $30) laptop designed specifically for students. "If more companies decide to manufacture a similar device, prices will come down automatically," Human Resource ... Read more...

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PM exhorts IITians to repay debt to the nation (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minster Manmohan Singh Saturday exhorted IITians to repay their debt to the nation, saying that while the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumni were "excellent ambassadors" ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to address IIT Kanpur’s annual convocation


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will visit Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Saturday to address the 42nd annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology ... Read more...

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Pakistan students meet Parneet Kaur in New Delhi


June 9th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): A delegation of about ten Pakistani students presently in India to attend a cultural convention met Minister of State for External Affairs Parneet Kaur in the national ... Read more...

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Positive mind is key to success, says CBSE Class 12 topper


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, May 21 (IANS) A positive mind and clear understanding of subjects were the key to performance for Akash Singh, a student from Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district who scored 97.8 percent marks ... Read more...

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From Delhi, Indians to teach students in Africa


May 15th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Just like a typical classroom scene, a professor will deliver a lecture and students will raise their hands to ask questions. Only here, the teacher ... Read more...

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Pastor, church attacked in Uttar Pradesh


May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) A group of people vandalised a church and assaulted the pastor, accusing him of carrying out forceful conversions in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said Friday. Five ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal announces new initiative to demat degrees


January 12th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal on Tuesday announced the initiation of a process for the establishment of a national database of academic qualifications (degree/certificates from school ... Read more...

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India revises air quality norms after 15 years (Lead)


November 18th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) With pollution levels rising across the country, India Wednesday revised the national ambient air quality standards after 15 years, bringing about uniform standards for residential and industrial ... Read more...

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GSLV Mk III to enhance India’s launch capacity: ISRO chief


November 14th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tirupati, Nov 14 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) chief K. Radhakrishnan said here on Saturday that India is developing the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III) ... Read more...

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Indian-American developing lighter, blast-proof glass


September 11th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) An Indian-American researcher is developing a futuristic glass that will be thinner, lighter and less vulnerable to terrorist attacks and small-scale explosions. "Currently, blast-resistant window glass is more than ... Read more...

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IIT student in hospital after taking poison


August 10th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) A student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur was hospitalised after he allegedly consumed some substance used to kill mosquitoes, an official said Monday. Even as the police ... Read more...

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