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Basu plans film on Bihar’s ‘Super 30′


September 18th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Basking in the glory of Ranbir Kapoor-starrer "Barfi!", based on a strong narrative, Bollywood director Anurag Basu is now said to be set to helm an ... Read more...

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President to visit Bengal from Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will begin a four-day visit to West Bengal from Friday, said an official statement here.This will be Mukherjee's first visit to ... Read more...

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Cambridge loses No.1 spot to MIT


September 11th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Cambridge has slipped from the number one spot in the prestigious world ranking of universities after being overtaken by America's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).MIT is ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee to visit Bengal next week


September 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will pay his first visit to his home state West Bengal after taking over the nation's top post Sep 14-16 during which ... Read more...

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IIT, Swamy told to settle salary issue amicably (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi and Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy to amicably settle the issue of recovery of ... Read more...

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IIT, Swamy told to settle salary issue amicably


September 4th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi and Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy to amicably settle the issue of recovery of ... Read more...

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Obama names Bombay IIT graduate to key post


September 1st, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama has appointed Romesh Wadhwani, an Indian American founder of several software and IT companies, on board of trustees of the John F. ... 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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Ansuman Das takes over as NALCO chairman


August 30th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) Ansuman Das, commercial director of state-run National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has been given additional charge of the chairman-cum-managing director of the company, the aluminium producer said ... Read more...

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Scientists find new ways of choking tumours


August 24th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists can now choke tumours by cutting off the supply of a specific sugar known as GlcNAc (glick-nack), which they have identified for the first time.Tumours ... Read more...

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Laser system can see what’s behind walls


August 7th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The erratic behaviour of photons zooming around and bouncing off objects and walls inside a room inspired researchers to combine them with advanced optics to enable ... Read more...

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Nine workers killed as stadium part collapses in Tamil Nadu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and three injured when a portion of an indoor stadium under construction at a private educational institution collapsed Monday evening ... Read more...

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Can’t deny education to students on bonafide mistakes: Court


August 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has ruled that students should neither be deprived of their right to education on bonafide mistakes nor penalised to the extent ... Read more...

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A robot that walks on water!


July 29th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bejing, July 29 (IANS) The first bio-inspired microbot is capable of not just walking on water but jumping up and down on the water's surface like the insect, a ... Read more...

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Solar system like ours discovered


July 26th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A solar system arranged just like our own has been discovered a thousand light years from the Earth, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The planets, captured by ... Read more...

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Abducted student released after 15 days


July 8th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Kidnappers Sunday released a 22-year-old civil engineering student they had abducted here for ransom a fortnight earlier, police said.Ravi Kumar, a third year student at the ... Read more...

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Coaching for 30 poor IIT aspirants in Maharashtra


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A private initiative will enable 30 underprivileged students from Maharashtra to pursue their dreams of admission to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), an official said ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Bihar NIT student’s abduction yet


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery.Ravi ... Read more...

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Disabled student made false claim, IIT-D tells court (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that before denying admission to a disabled student, its medical board found his ... Read more...

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Disabled student made false claim, IIT-D tells court


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that before denying admission to a disabled student its medical board found his ... Read more...

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Abductors demand Rs.20 lakh to release Bihar student


June 30th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 30 (IANS) Abductors of an engineering student from Bihar have demanded a ransom of Rs.20 lakhs to release him even as search operations have been intensified in the ... Read more...

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Sibal skips IIT meet (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday skipped the meeting of the IIT Council convened by him so that there was no "political interference" in ... Read more...

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Scientists locate new mineral in meteorite


June 27th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) An exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces of meteorite across the state of Chihuahua in 1969. Recently, scientists from the ... Read more...

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IIT to help prepare Delhi’s drainage master plan


June 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (IIT) will work with the Delhi government to prepare the Master Plan of Drainage for the capital."We ... Read more...

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IIT Delhi also rejects CET, to have own exam


June 21st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) too Thursday rejected the government's proposal of a single entrance test and instead decided to conduct a separate test."We ... Read more...

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Designer outfits for Filipino Olympians at London


June 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 20 (IANS) Filipino athletes who will participate in the opening parade of the London Olympics in July will be wearing clothes designed by top Filipino designer Rajo Laurel.The ... Read more...

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No stay on sub-quota quashing to hit 325 IIT aspirants


June 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A total of 325 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants are likely to be affected if the quashing of 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities in ... Read more...

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Three engineering students drown in Arabian Sea


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 10 (IANS) A weekend trip turned tragic for three engineering students, including a girl, who drowned off the Harihareshwar Beach on the Konkan coast here Sunday, a ... Read more...

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Parrikar backs regional languages in Goa schools


June 6th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Defending his newly-proposed policy on medium of instruction (MoI), Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said he would strongly back regional languages like Marathi and Konkani, as ... 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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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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People fail when stakes are high, study finds


May 10th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) High stakes and financial bonanzas offered in sports or game shows actually drive participants to perform poorly because of the fear of losing their potentially lucrative ... Read more...

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