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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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12-year-old Bihar boy clears Class 12 after cracking IIT-JEE


May 29th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 29 (IANS) After cracking the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), Satyam Kumar, the 12-and-half-year-old boy from Bihar has now passed Class 12 with 85 ... Read more...

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Be ready for future challenges, Kalam tells IIT graduates


May 25th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) Former president APJ Abdul Kalam Friday appealed to the graduates of the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) to get themselves ready for future challenges so ... Read more...

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Bengal nod to extract groundwater divides experts


May 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) West Bengal has allowed more farmers to use electric pumps to draw groundwater to expand its paddy output. Six months later, like many ... Read more...

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12-year-old Bihar boy cracks IIT-JEE


May 19th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 19 (IANS) A 12-and-a-half-year-old boy from Bihar has cracked the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE).Satyam Kumar of Bakhorapur village in Bhojpur district qualified ... Read more...

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IIT-JEE results out, Faridabad boy tops


May 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The results of the Joint Entrance Examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-JEE) 2012 were declared Friday.The results of the exam, which was ... Read more...

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Super 30’s IIT-JEE success story brings joy again


May 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) A daily wage labourer, a security guard, a grocer, a marginal farmer and a truck mechanic are among the proud fathers whose sons have cracked the ... Read more...

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27/30: Bihar’s Super 30 shines again in IIT-JEE results


May 18th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) In another big score, 27 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students, have cracked the highly competitive Indian ... Read more...

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A ‘Kahaani’ of Indian bureaucracy, corruption, redemption (IANS Books, With Image)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) His surname inspired a key character in the hit Bollywood film "Kahaani". Now writer Amitabha Bagchi has knit a plot about Indian bureaucracy, corruption ... Read more...

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‘India on par with others in electronic warfare’


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) India is on par with other countries in electronic warfare, senior scientist Saktipada Dash, who took over as director of a prestigious defence electronics research laboratory, ... Read more...

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‘India should have single engineering entrance exam’


April 25th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) With reforms in the IIT entrance tests being mulled, the founder of the prestigious Super 30 coaching institute, Anand Kumar, has suggested a single entrance ... Read more...

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Heads of Indian architecture institutions meet in Delhi


April 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Admissions to architecture institutions in the country should be based on entrance tests conforming to the minimum standards prescribed in the Architects Act, heads of ... Read more...

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Don’t dump debris on Hindon river bed: Tribunal


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has banned the dumping of debris and waste material on the Hindon river bed resulting in hindrance to the natural flow of ... Read more...

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Holy Ganga receives 2,900 million litres sewage daily: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Describing the performance of states in operating and maintaining existing sewage treatment plants as "tardy", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said every day 2,900 ... Read more...

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Act quickly to restore glory of Ganga: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said there is need to "act quickly" to restore the glory of the Ganga river, which provides water to ... Read more...

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Woman falls to death in Noida, husband detained


April 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, April 14 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman died after falling from the third floor of a residential building in Noida Saturday, police said. Her husband was detained on suspicion that ... Read more...

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Himachal keen to expand airports


April 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is keen to expand its existing airports in Kullu and Kangra districts to strengthen air connectivity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.For ... Read more...

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Can’t quit IIT, reappear in entrance test: Court


April 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Leaving an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) course midway or after confirming the admission will now cost students dear as the Delhi High Court has ... Read more...

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No thought for pedestrians, cyclists on Indian roads: Experts


April 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Though 60-80 percent of traffic in Indian cities is non-motorised, planners have not kept them in mind while laying out roads, resulting in such road ... Read more...

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AIUDF appeals to Assam to issue minority certificates


March 29th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 29 (IANS) The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Thursday urged the Assam government to start the process of issuing minority certificates at the earliest, cautioning that any ... Read more...

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IITan trio streamline transportation business


March 29th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Mumbai-based entrepreneur Vikas Parashar wanted to rush a consignment of consumer goods to Ludhiana, necessitated by heavy demand. But he also feared cancellation of the ... 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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Green activist ends fast after government accepts demands (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, 80, who was on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, Friday ended his fast after the government agreed ... Read more...

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Octogenarian green activist agrees to end fast (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, 80, who is on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, Friday agreed to end his fast after ... Read more...

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PM appeals to environmentalist to end indefinite fast


March 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday appealed to environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, ... Read more...

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80-year-old green activist continues indefinite fast from AIIMS (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Noted environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who -- despite his advancing years -- has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, ... Read more...

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Environmentalist on indefinite fast to be hospitalised


March 19th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Noted environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, is being shifted to the All India ... Read more...

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Delhi can’t run without Bihar: Nitish


March 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Sunday the people of his state were a "necessity" for Delhi and the Indian capital "can't run without Bihar".Speaking ... Read more...

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Goa’s Manohar Parrikar no longer riding pillion (Profile)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 7 (IANS) First elected chief minister after a dramatic coup Oct 24, 2000, Manohar Parrikar was expected to arrive that night at the state secretariat, where journalists, ... Read more...

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‘Innovation and new technologies will drive markets’


March 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) From the significance of liberal arts in education to the challenge of reconciling unemployment and efficiency ; from comparisons between India and China to the issue ... Read more...

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Court to hear Swamy’s plea on dues from IIT-Delhi


February 26th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Dismissing a plea of the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, a court has accepted a plea of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy seeking recovery of his ... Read more...

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Bihar’s Super 30 coaching idea wins high praise in Canada


February 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 21 (IANS) Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps poor students crack the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has won high praise in Canada.Super ... Read more...

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From same IIT Delhi room springs another writer


February 20th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) It might just be haunted by the ghost of a writer! For, NB 24 at Kumaon Hostel of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

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Spreading awareness about tech innovations the Microsoft way


February 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft has launched its annual DreamSpark Yatra to to share knowledge and spread awareness about innovations in technology that aims at targeting 60,000 ... Read more...

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India’s need for aerospace engineers to grow: Experts


February 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) With calls for the government to liberalise foreign direct investment (FDI) norms to allow foreign airlines to invest up to 49 percent in domestic air carriers, ... Read more...

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