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PM confers honorary doctorate on Azim Premji


August 18th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday conferred an honorary doctorate on eminent industrialist and Wipro chairman Azim Premji at the golden jubilee of Indian Institute of ... Read more...

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IIT Bombay starts training 10,000 teachers


June 25th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The training programme for 10,000 teachers was inaugurated Monday by Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay.Under the 'Talk to a ... Read more...

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IIT-B’s annual techfest to kick off Friday


January 5th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) The 15th edition of Techfest by Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay (IIT-B), kicks off Friday with over 150 events spread across three days. The fest ... Read more...

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IIT Bombay grad gets top US energy job


November 30th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Naming yet another Indian American to a key administration post, President Barack Obama has appointed Arun Majumdar, an Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, alumnus as ... Read more...

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India, Australia to co-fund research projects


May 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India and Australia will co-fund 18 collaborative projects under a multi-million dollar programme that could lead to better vaccines, more temperature tolerant crops and ... Read more...

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India seeks incresed engagement with African youth


April 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India is seeking the help of young parliamentarians from Africa to increase the outreach of a unique private-public partnership to increase collaboration between the youth ... Read more...

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Fog harvesting draws inspiration from Namib beetle


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) In the arid Namib desert on the west coast of Africa, the Namib beetle survives by collecting water droplets on its bumpy back, then lets the ... Read more...

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Russia doesn’t give a damn about WikiLeaks revelation


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Russia "doesn't give a damn" about the assessments of the country's domestic affairs discussed in secret US diplomatic cables which were exposed by whistleblower website Wikileaks, Russian President ... Read more...

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Total disarmament near impossible: Medvedev


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Total disarmament seems "near impossible", Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday, but expressed optimism that the US would soon ratify the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START)."Total ... Read more...

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Medvedev again backs India’s bid for permanent UNSC seat


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday reiterated his support for India securing a permanent seat in the UN Security Council (UNSC), but cautioned this will not be easy as ... Read more...

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Read about economic crisis, health secrets and business (IANS Books This Week)


November 25th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The books we chose this weekend reflect the tide of the times... a carefree mix of substance and entertainment.1. Book: "Global Crisis Recession and Uneven Recovery"; ... Read more...

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Four of Indian-origin among America’s 400 super-rich


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Four Indian Americans figure in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 400 richest Americans, with Microsoft founder Bill Gates topping for the 17th year in ... Read more...

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IIT, TIFR to set up National Centre for Mathematics


September 16th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Two premier institutes of India -- the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) -- have joined hands to set up ... Read more...

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Serious issues with Navi Mumbai airport project: Ramesh


July 6th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) There are serious environmental issues with the Navi Mumbai airport project which need to be addressed, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said here Tuesday. Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan ... Read more...

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Indian-American professor wins $500,000 US science award


March 10th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 10 (IANS) Indian-American computer scientist Subhash Khot, most well known for his "Unique Games Conjecture", has received the prestigious National Science Foundation's (NSF) $500,000 Alan T. Waterman Award.The ... Read more...

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Pratham USA names IIT Bombay graduate as chairman


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Arvind Sanger, an Indian American with a B. Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, has been appointed chairman of Pratham USA, which helps ... Read more...

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Canada forges new links with India in research, higher education


July 8th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): With two new initiatives in research and higher education, Canada continues to forge new links and strengthen existing ties with India. David Malone, who was Canada's High ... Read more...

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IIT-Bombay, Canadian varsity tie up on energy, health research


July 7th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, has joined hands with Edmonton-based University of Alberta to work together on energy and health research. Under a three-year agreement finalised at the ... Read more...

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Forest official’s maths solution makes it to Limca records


November 13th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) A Forest Department official has ridden into the Limca Book of Records by finding the most number of solutions to a mathematical problem called "Magic Tour of Knights."Awani ... Read more...

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Indian scientists device brings online asthma monitoring closer to reality


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Scientists at Texas Instruments in Bangalore are working on an inexpensive web-enabled device that will be helpful for doctors to remotely measure lung function in patients with ... Read more...

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Pune IT firm mourns software engineer’s suicide


August 8th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 8 (IANS) Expressing profound grief over the suicide of software engineer Sandeep Shelke employed with them and extolling his excellent track record, IT company Persistent Systems management Friday clarified that ... Read more...

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Honorary Indian Institute of Technology doctorate for Rata Tata


August 8th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Ratan Tata, chairman of Indian industrial conglomerate Tata Group, has been conferred an honorary doctorate degree by top Indian technology school the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B). India's ... Read more...

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IIT-Bombay conference in NY enhances Brand IIT


July 22nd, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Parveen Chopra New York, July 22 (IANS) The golden jubilee conference of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) held here over the weekend has achieved its twin objectives of enhancing the IIT ... Read more...

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IITians protest Dow sponsorship of golden jubilee celebration


July 14th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Hundreds of former and present students, including many faculty members of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), have protested acceptance of sponsorship by an alumni group from ... Read more...

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Budding scientists of human engineering to showcase work


June 8th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Prabhat Sharan Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) They are budding Edisons. For them synthesis and fusion of ideas, plucked from nature with physical laws, opens a limitless universe of ergonomics - the science ... Read more...

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Industry ready to join hands with engineering colleges


May 31st, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Indian industry leaders agreed to forge partnership with educational institutions to upgrade engineering education and research in the country to counter talent crunch. They were speaking at a ... Read more...

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Don’t subvert IIM’s autonomy, cautions Singhania


March 30th, 2008 - 12:59 am ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, March 29 (IANS) For achieving excellence it is necessary to nurture innovation, openness, creativity and research and institutes like the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) have to stand on their own ... Read more...

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Indian boffin developing fake diamond technology to help jet engines take the heat


March 18th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Soon, engines of military aircrafts and jets will be able to run hotter and more efficiently, thanks to Ohio State University engineers led by an Indian scientist, ... Read more...

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Ex-IITian unveils filters to enhance data transmission for optical networks


February 19th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 19 (ANI): An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has announced the conception of a potentially perfect way to sort and distribute the massive amounts of data that ... Read more...

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IIT alumnus technique may help harness bodys heat to recharge cell-phones


January 11th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 11 (ANI): An Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) alumnus has developed a technology that may make it possible to create personal power-jackets which may harness heat from the human ... Read more...

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IIT alumnus making electric car system that actually generates money for their owners


December 31st, 2007 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 31 (ANI): An Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay alumnus is working on electric cars that will not only be environmentally friendly, but also give their owners a chance to make ... Read more...

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