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IIT Researchers Identity New Function Of Protein To Help Treat Sepsis

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee have identified a new function of a protein that could potentially help in treating sepsis and other inflammatory diseases caused by abnormal functions of immune cells. “Abnormal functions of immune cells are associated with many pathological conditions such as severe sepsis (blood infection) and other inflammatory diseases. During sepsis, an uncontrolled ... Read More »

IIT Roorkee students win international competition by developing ‘Evacool’

As a part of the ‘Go Green in the City 2017’ held at the Schneider Electric headquarters in Paris, two IIT Roorkee students developed a low-cost earthenware cooling technology named Evacool. As a part of the ‘Go Green in the City 2017’ held at the Schneider Electric headquarters in Paris, two Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee students developed a low-cost ... Read More »

IIT Madras gets world’s largest combustion research centre

Promising a giant boost to the Indian scientific community, the world’s largest combustion research centre was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras today. The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was inaugurated by NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat in the presence of Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, a release by the ... Read More »

IIT Bombay students to now be fined for forgetting IDs, notification issued

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) students will have to be more punctual now as each time they forget their ID cards, while entering or exiting the campus, they will be fined.  Soumyo Mukherjee, Dean, Student Affairs issued a notification informing the students that a fine of Rs 200 would be imposed on those found not carrying their ID ... Read More »

IIT Hyderabad to introduce All Course MTech programme for 2017-18

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) will start an All Course MTech programme from the forthcoming academic session. The current two-year course consists of two semesters of course work followed by 14 months of research. The All Course MTech programme can be completed in three to four semesters, a release said here today. IIT Hyderabad Director Prof U B ... Read More »

GATE 2018 to be conducted by IIT Guwahati, exam in February

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018 will be conducted by the IIT Guwahati. The exam will be held on February 3-4 and February 10-11, 2018. The GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website will open the enrollment, application filling and application submission on September 1. The official notification is expected to release by next month. IIT Guwahati had conducted ... Read More »

Lights Out: How IIT Kharagpur is responding to increasing occurrences of student suicides

The matter of student suicides is a real threat that educational institutes must cope with proactively. Recently Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has taken to turning off the power for an hour every evening. This is not to cut costs or save electricity, but to encourage students to take a break from increasingly secluded hostel lives driven by virtual lives ... Read More »

IIT JEE topper Sarvesh Mehtani stayed off WhatsApp, Facebook for two years

IIT JEE topper Sarvesh Mehtani with his parents in Chandigarh on Sunday. Photo: Keshav Singh/HT Chandigarh: Watching cartoons on TV, listening to music and playing badminton were the stress busters for Sarvesh Mehtani, a student from Chandigarh, who topped IIT JEE (Advanced), results of which were announced on Sunday. Mehtani, whose father is an officer in the income tax department, ... Read More »

All ‘Super 30’ candidates crack IIT JEE Advanced examination

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar celebrates the success of his students who cracked IIT JEE (Advanced) examination, in Patna on Sunday. Photo: PTI Patna: Mathematician Anand Kumar’s Super 30 coaching institute has once again created a record as all its 30 candidates passed the IIT JEE (Advanced) examination, results of which were announced on Sunday. “I am happy that my ... Read More »

IIT, MIT students and faculty join hands to convert Shantiniketan into a model heritage city

In order to convert Bolpur-Shantiniketan into a model sustainable heritage city, students and faculty members from the IIT-Kgp and MIT, on Friday came together at a brainstorming session. Those from IIT-Kgp were mainly research scholars and students pursuing masters in architecture and city planning. Shantiniketan to become a model heritage city RELATED STORIES Father of Indian Supercomputer Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar ... Read More »