Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicIIT Kanpur

Topic: IIT Kanpur

GATE 2023: Registration to start from 30 August, 2022, check the changes introduced this year

GATE 2023 is going to be conducted in various cities of India and cities outside of India, with authorities introducing numerous changes in the exam centres.

‘Choose challenge over convenience,’ PM Modi urges IIT graduates to begin work on new India

Speaking at the 54th convocation ceremony of IIT Kanpur, Modi told the fresh graduates to take over the reins of the country and give it direction for the next 25 years.

Uttar Pradesh began declining after the 1980s. Old industrial cities played a big role

From role models to economic opportunities, small districts depended on Uttar Pradesh's cities in a big way.

India headed for ‘small bump’ in August, 3rd Covid wave peak in November, US model shows

Michigan University professor Bhramar Mukherjee also says speculation about third wave hitting children is just that, but it is important to explore vaccinations for paediatric groups.

How IIT-Kanpur scientist & alumnus helped develop world-class ventilator in 90 days

At Off The Cuff, IIT-Kanpur alumnus & entrepreneur Srikant Sastri and IIT-Kanpur scientist Amitabha Bandyopadhyay talk about startups in India & their world-class ventilator

Remote meetings, scramble for parts — how IIT-backed startup built ventilators in lockdown

New book reveals how the IIT Kanpur-backed Noccarc Robotics developed a low-cost ventilator during the nationwide lockdown in 2020.

Indian innovation begins in small towns and IITs. Covid ventilators were no different

In ‘The Ventilator Project’, Srikant Sastri and Amitabha Bandyopadhyay write about how IIT-K’s Nocca Robotics built an ICU ventilator to save Covid patients.

55% of Modi govt’s top secretaries have science background, about half of them IITians

Of 84 secretaries & directors at top of civil service, 46 are science graduates, 28 are engineers, and 22 are from 4 IITs — Kanpur, Delhi, Madras, Bombay.

IBM made IIT Kanpur what it is. It just returned the favour with CEO Arvind Krishna

IBM machines at IIT Kanpur gave rise to computer programming in India. Arvind Krishna's appointment is a reminder of how the IIT Kanpur and IBM are joined at the hip.

IIT Kanpur professor at centre of Faiz row is a ‘love jihad’ critic, gau raksha proponent

Vashi Mant Sharma says he doesn’t subscribe to any particular ideology, but he complained against students singing ‘Hum Dekhenge’ because Faiz was a Pakistani.

On Camera

YourTurn

General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters File Photo/Danish Siddiqui

RBI to launch first pilot for retail digital rupee on 1 December

The pilot will be launched in two phases, with State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank and IDC First Bank participating in the first phase across four cities in the country.

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.