Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicIIT Delhi

Topic: IIT Delhi

From next year, NIT students to get direct admission for PhD in IIT Delhi

NIT students will have to score a CGPA of 8 by the end of their third year to sit for an interview at IIT-Delhi.

IIT-Delhi ties up with ISRO for research cell, will help with India’s manned space missions

ISRO is helping set up a research centre at IIT-Delhi that is expected to contribute to Gaganyaan project, through which India hopes to send manned missions to space.

Fundraisers who helped Harvard, Stanford could now work for IIT-Delhi endowment fund

The IIT-Delhi endowment fund has an initial commitment of Rs 250 crore from its alumni and nearly 20 corporate leaders who were part of the institute.

Soon at IIT-Delhi campus — a driverless 5G car with Indian software for Indian roads

The driverless vehicle that will be used for initial trials is an open electrical one that resembles a golf cart. It will travel at 20 km/h.

IIT-Bombay again tops this year’s QS India University Rankings, IISc-Bengaluru second

IIT-Delhi is at No. 3, followed by IIT-Madras, IIT-Kharagpur and IIT-Kanpur, according to the QS India University Rankings released Tuesday.

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

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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.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.