Monday, 5 December, 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.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.