Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicIIT Delhi

Topic: IIT Delhi

How to dress, speak — grooming tips now must for IIT graduates before placement interviews

Decision is based on employers' feedback to IITs that students are found inadequately prepared, with poor communication skills & business meeting etiquette.

IIT-Delhi students make 5G-enabled power meters that can alert users on energy guzzlers

The smart device will do away with the need for power distribution firms to manually take meter readings from each consumer’s house.

At IIT Delhi, students are developing 5G-enabled air pollution monitors for the capital

Solar-powered pollution monitors developed by IIT Delhi students promise to make the air quality monitoring network faster and more efficient.

JNU gets the jitters as 270 former Armymen are brought in as guards

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

IIT-Delhi faculty calls Hindu religion a 20th century invention, triggers controversy

IIT-Delhi assistant professor Divya Dwivedi says studies prove Mahatma Gandhi was one of the leaders who constructed the idea of ‘false Hindu majority’ in India.

To check student suicides in IITs, govt wants professional counsellors & wellness centres

For other higher education institutions across India, HRD ministry is planning to involve over 300 counsellors for an online mechanism.

IIT-Bombay graduates are India’s most prized employees, IIT-Delhi’s come second

IIT-Bombay, whose graduates also topped last year’s rankings among Indian institutes, has improved its position in QS World Employability Rankings 2020.

Mock eggs & mock meat on the menu as IIT-Delhi seeks to collaborate with industries

Industry Day, to be celebrated on 21 Sept to promote industry-academia collaboration, will see more IIT creations such as water-less bath products and multi-purpose drones.

IIT-Delhi takes up mission to help Indians beat heat stress

Heat stress occurs when the body is unable to balance its temperature. IIT-Delhi & 5 other institutes will study it across India and suggest remedies.

Modi govt schemes on LPG, power could save India 2.7 lakh lives each year: IIT study

Led by IIT-Delhi researchers, the study dwells on the impact of government schemes such as Ujjwala on curbing outdoor pollution.

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Quad has a sea of challenges. Navy can take cue from a Maratha admiral who sank English ships

Even though Kanhoji’s navy held its own against the English and Portuguese, its fleet never truly modernised. Indian Navy could learn from his tale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.