Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicIIT Roorkee

Topic: IIT Roorkee

‘Proud moment’ — IITian scouted landing sites on moon for NASA’s Artemis 3 using Chandrayaan-1 data

IIT-Roorkee scholar Prateek Tripathi was selected for NASA's summer internship. His expertise came in handy in researching Shackleton, a large crater on moon's south pole.

IIT-Roorkee non-veg food row: Students protest, want roll back of service, management reluctant

Azad Bhawan was the lone hostel in campus that served only vegetarian meals till last Sunday. On the other hand, students from other hostels have no complaints about non-veg food served.

These are the new ways IITs will assess students due to graduate this year

IITs in Delhi, Gandhinagar, Bombay, Kharagpur, Roorkee have come up with new ways of evaluation in the wake of the ‘unprecedented circumstances’.

IIT-Roorkee scientists develop nano-material that detects & destroys cancer cells

The nanosized carbon materials have been extracted from the leaves of the rosy periwinkle plant.

The latest bright idea from an IIT lab — cars that run on water and aluminium

IIT-Roorkee engineers develop electric car prototype that needs ‘refuelling’ not recharging, say it won’t cost any more than your petrol or diesel vehicle.

How an IIT team is helping put 1,000 villages on the map of India

Villages in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand are being added to the map after 88 years of 'existence', because the last time India was mapped was by the British. 

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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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.