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IIT Madras diamond jubilee fete to be held in 83 cities worldwide

"This is probably the first time an alumni association of an Indian education institution is organising an event of this scale across the world on the same day and is intended to showcase the impact of its alumni across the world," the IIT-M said in the release.

New IIT-Delhi centre to focus on electric energy usage

“IIT-D is building a world class centre in a crucial area which will help the country transition to more environment-friendly transport options and play a global role by contributing to such technologies,” said IIT-D director V Ramgopal Rao.

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IIT-Bombay develops AJIT, ‘made in India’ microprocessor

The innovation would not only reduce the country’s imports but also make India self-reliant in electronics, said Professor Manav Desai of the department of electrical engineering.

36 per cent teachers' posts vacant at eight IITs, says RTI reply

The IITs of Mumbai (IIT Bombay), Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai (IIT Madras), Roorkee and Varanasi currently have 65,824 students, but only 4,049 teachers against 6,318 approved posts.

JEE (Advanced): IITs reject govt proposal to set up panel for changes to exam

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that to address concerns regarding students’ dependence on coaching institutes for cracking JEE (Advanced), IITs will strengthen the Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) programme.

IIT to offer 779 seats exclusively to women in new academic session

A report observed that the less number of women in IITs means schoolgirls aspiring for careers in engineering are unlikely to have any female role models in their family who did their BTech in an IIT.

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Cabinet approves Rs 7,000 crore for construction of six IIT campuses

"Cabinet's nod for the construction of permanent campuses gives six new IITs desired impetus #ExpansionofIITSystem," Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar wrote on Twitter.

Extreme rainfall events over central India tripled since 1950: Study

Extreme rainfall events have tripled since 1950 in central India and killed over 69,000 people across India while leaving 17 million homeless, says a study by weather scientists.

Smriti Irani goes to IIT Delhi, two hostels get ‘unscheduled’ visit

Accompanied by IIT Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao, Irani went to the Kailash Hostel (for girls) and Shivalik Hostel (for boys). Both were found to be facing infrastructural shortages.

Protect right to question and challenge: RBI governor Raghuram Rajan calls for tolerance

Rajan said protection should be given to the “right to question and challenge” and the “right to behave differently so long as it does not hurt others seriously”.

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President, PM meet Chairmen, Board of Governors and Directors of IIT

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and HRD Minister Smriti Irani at group photo session with Chairmen, Board of Governors and Directors of Indian Institute of Technology.

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