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Elevate 2019 Startup winners: Full list of 100 winners announced by Karnataka Govt

Full list of 100 startups picked as winners of Elevate 2019, a Karnataka government programme organised by the Department of IT-BT and Science and Technology.

Upset with ‘paltry hike’, research scholars to continue protests

As per the latest announcement, the stipend for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) will be revised from Rs 25,000 to Rs 31,000. The stipend of a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) has been increased from Rs 28,000 to Rs 35,000.


Yoga crosses over from AYUSH Department to Science

Department of Science and Technology to fund research on impact of yoga. Research and studies on yoga have so far remained within the domain of AYUSH.

Intel, DST kick off Innovate for Digital India challenge

To participate in the challenge, candidates must log on to or register their projects

No of female entrepreneurs at IIT-B’s annual contest rising by the year

Presently in its 16th edition, Eureka ‘has been a launchpad for more than 40 successful start-ups’

In a first, IIT-B develops tool to assess, predict depth of flooding in coastal areas

If rainfall forecast is available, the IFAM tool can even predict the flood near real-time.


PU Syndicate approves PhDs to 29 students

The research scholars had completed doctoral work and were awaiting approval from the Syndicate.

Light at the end of tunnel: Move afoot to sell solar power produced locally

The electricity produced from these plants is all set to be sold now.

India and Mexico in talks to start joint PhD programme

Jagdish Chander,Director,International Cooperation,Department of Science and Technology,on Monday said that a proposal to start a joint doctorate in philosophy in any of the pure or applied sciences between India and Mexico is in the pipeline. Addressing a three-day workshop on Biotechnology: Beyond Borders,organised by National Chemical Laboratory (NCL),he said,“There are various countries that have shown […]

CII to tie up with Department of Science and Technology for application-driven research

The industry body would also push for setting up of centres of excellence in the country