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Saturday, April 04, 2020



Student elections: IIT-B condemns targeting of candidates on social media

February 21, 2020 9:08 am

Hours before the general elections that took place on Sunday, certain student groups used social media to target two contesting candidates. Of the two candidates, one candidate, Zakir Hussain, won.

IIT-B annual elections on Feb 16: Keeping campus ‘apolitical’, promoting ‘diversity’ high on candidates’ agenda

February 11, 2020 2:53 am

The elections will be held on February 16 for the posts of general secretary for academic affairs, cultural, sports, technical and hostel affairs. The campus strength of nearly 10,000, including undergraduates and postgraduate students, will cast their vote.

Centre set up at IIT-Bombay for India’s energy security

December 06, 2019 9:05 pm

The centre will collaborate with six PSUs of oil and gas sector — Oil India Ltd, Oil and Natural Gas Corp, Gas Authority of India Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Indian Oil Corporation — and Engineers India Limited to conduct research projects “from lab to implementation-ready stage in mission mode”.

Distinguished IIT-Bombay alumnus R Chandrashekhar backs M.Tech fee hike

September 30, 2019 10:44 pm

R Chandrashekhar backed the fee increase, saying it would also exert pressure on the IITs to make their programmes more market- and research-orientated to keep abreast with the changing times

New IIT-B director lists priorities: ‘Looking to diversify courses, draw more woman students’

April 26, 2019 7:16 am

Chaudhari took over as the director last week, succeeding Devang Khakhar, who served in the post for two consecutive terms. He has been a professor and artificial intelligence researcher in IIT-B’s department of electrical engineering for the past 29 years.

IIT-Bombay gets flak on social media for ‘political tweet’, says handle was ‘compromised’

April 23, 2019 2:28 am

The handle, named ‘SJSoM, IIT Bombay’, responded at 3.11 pm, saying, “Because Hinduism and Hindutva are not the same. Being religious and being stupid are two different things. People here are religious but not stupid enough to vote for #BJP.”

Mumbai's Sion flyover to undergo repairs, will be shut for 2 months from April 20

March 30, 2019 7:34 am

The MSRDC had subsequently appointed a contractor. However, work could not take off because of lack of required bearings that were to be replaced. The no objection certificate from the traffic department was also pending, officials added.

Mumbai: Phones, laptops stolen from cars of marathon participants outside IIT-Bombay

August 27, 2018 2:12 am

Owners of five to six cars found windows smashed and devices missing when they completed the race and returned to their vehicles parked on the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR).

IIT-Bombay magazine: 26 per cent students say government curbing freedom

August 19, 2018 8:50 am

In the senior survey, 33 per cent of the respondents said they were ‘liberals’ but 51 per cent of the students said they did not subscribe to any political ideas.

QS World University Rankings: IIT-Bombay displaces IIT-Delhi as India’s top ranked institution

June 07, 2018 5:54 am

IIT-Bombay moved up 17 places (162 rank) this year to displace IIT-Delhi as India’s top ranked institution.