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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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Kapil Sibal skips IIT council meet


June 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday skipped the meeting of IIT Council convened by him to discuss the proposed common entrance test after opposition ... Read more...

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S-band scam hasn’t harmed ISRO’s image: Former chief


February 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The 2G spectrum band allocation scam has not really affected or "pulled down" the image of the country's premier space research organisation, ISRO's former chairman K. ... Read more...

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Cellular tower study debunks radiation myth


December 21st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI-Business Wire India): In a first of its kind study, specific to the Indian environment carried out Independently by the Premier Engineering Institutes revealed that "Levels of Radiation" from ... Read more...

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IIT Kanpur mulls steps to prevent student suicides


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Alarmed by a spate of on-campus suicides, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur is toying with the idea of restricting round-the-clock internet access, which it says is one ... Read more...

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Sibal meets directors of new IITs


October 21st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday met the directors of the eight new Indian Institutes of Technology to discuss the teething problems they were facing.The eight ... Read more...

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British Minister for Universities and Science visits IIT in Chennai


July 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, July 29 (ANI): Leading a delegation of educationists, British Minister for Universities and Science, David Willets, visited the Research Park of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), the country's premier engineering ... Read more...

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Premier engineering institutes to train school dropouts, youth


May 15th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 15 (IANS) The National Institutes of Technology (NIT), India's premier engineering and technology education centres, will provide skill development training to school dropouts and unemployed youth, officials said here Saturday. NIT ... Read more...

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Families, friends mourn Kolkatans killed in Pune (Lead)


February 14th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Family members, neighbours and friends mourned the death of the three Kolkata residents who were killed in a terror strike that occurred at the German Bakery in Pune ... Read more...

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India churns out a third of world’s engineers


February 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 6 (IANS) India accounts for nearly a third of the world's engineering graduates each year, and offers a million students the opportunity to pursue technology courses annually, Science and Technology ... Read more...

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Government open to IITs starting branches abroad: Sibal


December 16th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday said the government is open to Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) opening their branches abroad. "The government is not opposed to ... Read more...

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IITs to decide eligibility criteria for entrance exams: Sibal


October 20th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal today clarified that the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will themselves decide the eligibility criteria for aspirant students appearing for the ... Read more...

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NIT-Warangal to become university with medical, law courses too


September 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Warangal (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) After serving as a premier engineering school for 50 years, the National Institute of Technology (NIT)-Warangal is set to become a full-fledged university ... Read more...

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IIT faculty to go on hunger strike on September 24


September 21st, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21(ANI): Over 1,000 faculty members of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) would go on a hunger strike on September 24 (Thursday) to protest the anomalies in the recently ... Read more...

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IIT Kharagpur plans to increase seats to 20,000 by 2020


August 8th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Aug 8 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur plans to increase its student intake from 8,000 to 20,000 by 2020 with an investment of about Rs.1,800 crore, ... Read more...

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Rahmani-30: A school of hope


June 12th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
By Kashif-ul-Huda, TwoCircles.netThe Muslims of North India for historical reasons have not had very friendly relations with the local police. I was in Patna visiting Rahmani-30 when Abhayanand, Additional Director General of ... Read more...

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IIT-JEE pattern change springs surprise, 400,000 take test


April 12th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The IIT's Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Sunday threw a number of surprises, including a change in the question pattern, as nearly 400,000 students appeared for admission into ... Read more...

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IITs urge PM for exemption from caste quota in faculty


August 26th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) All the 13 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to exempt them from having to implement quota in their faculty, drawing parallels ... Read more...

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Quotas for IIT faculty unlikely this year


August 8th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Quotas in the selection of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) faculty are unlikely to be implemented this academic year as these premier tech-schools want ... Read more...

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With 103 students, IIT Gandhinagar opens Aug 2


July 24th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) As plans to set up eight more Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) get going, IIT Gandhinagar will open Aug 2 with three specialisation subjects ... Read more...

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New IITs for Bihar, Andhra and Rajasthan


February 29th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb. 29 (IANS) Three more Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) would come up in Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan in fiscal 2008-09, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram informed parliament Friday. While ... Read more...

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