Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicIISc Bangalore

Topic: IISc Bangalore

IISc — a 113-year-old story of scientific rigour & academic excellence

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

IISc, IIT programmes under India’s ‘eminence scheme’ feature in top 100 world rankings by subject

Under the IoE scheme, public institutes received funds from govt to develop research infrastructure and faculty, and private ones were given freedom from regulators.

Efforts underway to ensure more Indian institutions scale global excellence, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi also congratulated institutions like IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IISc Bengaluru for appearing in the top-200 positions in QS World University Rankings 2022.

IISc Bangalore top research university. When will more Indian institutes join the league?

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On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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