Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: IIT

Indian scientists develop high-tech method to mimic photosynthesis, reduce energy loss

Scientists hope such research into highly-efficient energy transfer systems will providethe foundation for designing new light-harvesting materials.

Toxic SO2 less in Indian air today due to environment rules & control tech, finds IIT study

Although concentration of the gas has gone down in last 10 years, it is still very high across the Indo-Gangetic Plain and in central and eastern India.

Will tweak methodology, says Times Higher Education after IITs continue boycott of rankings

Six IITs have snubbed the THE’s widely observed university list, citing lack of transparency in its ranking procedure.

IIT, dogfights, internship at Godrej—the humble beginnings of Nrupender Rao’s great life

In ‘Forging Mettle: Nrupender Rao and the Pennar Story,’ Pavan C. Lall traces the remarkable entrepreneurial journey of business mogul Nrupender Rao.

MNC jobs, fat salaries — after IITs, IIMs, lesser-known pvt colleges are acing placement game

With offers of Rs 40 lakh and above as starting salaries, students from such colleges are getting placed in top companies. Industry experts say firms today put 'skills over pedigree'.

All about MBA admission from Top B-schools in 2023

With the ever-growing urbanization and digitalization, the demand for MBA graduates is quite high. It is expected to even increase further because of the enormous returns that students get in terms of a high salary package.

IIT Guwahati researchers create edible coating to boost shelf life of fruits, vegetables

The layer, made primarily from micro-algae extract, can be directly coated on the vegetable or even morphed into a vegetable storage pouch.

NTA exam centres for IITs, AIIMS set to go global. Next wave in Indian education

From wresting the ICS exam from the UK to Delhi to the rise of IITs, India has come a long way. There's no stopping now.

Just how tough is JEE Advanced? Data shows 90% IIT aspirants got half the questions wrong in 2021

JEE Advanced is a ‘test of elimination’ for the IITs, touted as one of the hardest undergraduate entrance exams in the world. New data highlights how tough the questions are.

IISc, India’s lone science gem that keeps topping global rankings, leaving IITs, IIMs behind

For 113-year-old IISc, it’s a story of scientific rigour, academic excellence, a unique mix of the two, and competing with the advantage enjoyed by similar institutions & universities in the West.

On Camera


People gather for a vigil and hold white sheets of paper in protest over coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, during a commemoration of the victims of a fire in Urumqi, as outbreaks of COVID-19 continue, in Beijing, China | Thomas Peter, Reuters

China protests a ‘grey rhino’ moment for Xi Jinping. And it will only get stronger

Chinese agitators aren’t shying away from connecting demands to lift Covid restrictions with broader political appeals.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.