Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicIIT Hyderabad

Topic: IIT Hyderabad

NITI Aayog wants IITs to regulate medical devices, which are now covered by 1940s law

Niti Aayog has recommended to the Modi govt that it should involve IITs to help regulate medical devices rather than CDSCO, India's drug regulator.

IIT-Hyderabad students blame isolated campus and academic pressure for suicides

This year, 3 students have killed themselves, the latest being the death of the 20-year-old Pichikala Siddharth, who jumped off a building Tuesday.

Now, an oral drug to treat deadly kala-azar — IIT Hyderabad says it’s faster, better

Researchers at IIT Hyderabad say the pills will ensure controlled release of the drug used to treat the disease, bettering a patient's chance of survival.

This link between kumkum & solar cells could be the next big science breakthrough

IIT-Hyderabad researchers say dye used to convert turmeric to traditional vermillion kumkum could make solar cell manufacture cleaner, greener, cheaper.

IIT-Hyderabad researchers trace Antarctic fungi for cheaper leukaemia treatment

Acute Lymphoblastic/Lymphocytic Leukaemia is the most common kind of childhood cancer, which can prove fatal within a year.

IIT Hyderabad researchers devise way to crack new secrets of the universe

A team of researchers at IIT Hyderabad has combined the power of four algorithms to yield clear answers at great speed.

On Camera

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The Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi

Don’t make distinction between India’s fallen heroes. Find a fitting way to pay tribute

The entire stretch from the India Gate to the National War Memorial must be dedicated to recognise our fallen soldiers as the Amar Jawan Park.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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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