Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicIIT Delhi

Topic: IIT Delhi

Subramanian Swamy’s rivalry with Arun Jaitley goes back to 1993 IIT-Delhi salary row

Subramanian Swamy won a long-running court battle this week with IIT-Delhi over unpaid dues. His BJP colleague Arun Jaitley was IIT's legal advisor.

Subramanian Swamy wins salary battle with IIT-Delhi, to get Rs 40 lakh in dues

Saket court orders IIT-Delhi to pay Swamy his salary for the period between 1972 and 1991. BJP leader had taught economics in the institute in the late 1960s.

IIT-Delhi breaks 10-year placement records, sees robust hiring

Placement officers at IIT-Delhi say there's a 15% increase in the number of companies as compared to last year and that IoE tag helped.

How IIT-Delhi start-ups are helping draw visually impaired students into science

While one start-up focuses on tactile graphics, the other looks to augment graphics with audio. 

Rahul Gandhi: The new Hindi champion

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Ahead of Putin visit, students from Russia & India are collaborating on something special

10 Russian students are in India to work with local students on projects like space tech & clean energy. These will be presented to Putin & Modi on 5 October.

IIT Delhi’s older alumni are leaving wills in the name of their alma mater

US-based construction firm owner pledges property worth a million dollars, authorities say the start of a new trend.

BITS Pilani, IIT Delhi, Bombay, Jio Institute are now among six ‘Institutes of Eminence’

Against an earlier plan of 20, govt declares 6 institutions — 3 private and 3 public — as Institutes of Eminence.

A year on, plan to help police get tech-smart remains only on paper

The project was to be a collaboration between IIT-Delhi and a police research unit; stakeholders blame bureaucratic hurdles for delay.

Lateral entry into civil services: IAS aspirants happy, IITians happier

UPSC aspirants at Delhi’s coaching hub and engineers at IIT cheered the move but also cautioned that transparency and neutrality may be compromised.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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