Everything you need to know about Indian Institute Of Technology: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Indian Institute Of Technology: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Cabinet Thursday approved creation of 20,751 additional posts in the Income Tax department, at a cost of Rs.449.71 crore, to help it collect increased revenue and provide better services to tax payers, an official statement said.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As many as 56,700 Indians face deportation from Saudi Arabia in the next one-and-half months and ten officials have been despatched to the kingdom to help the Indian mission prepare emergency certificates for their exit, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Young Indian paddler Manika Batra beat higher-ranked Yui Hamamoto of Japan to enter the girls' singles semifinals at the IITF Polish Junior Open in Wladyslawowo, Poland Thursday.
Dubai, May 23 (IANS) A company in Saudi Arabia's eastern province has said it will hire 5,000 Indian workers affected by that country's new labour policy.
Amsterdam, May 23 (IANS) Indian golfer Sharmila Nicollet is raring to go at the Deloitte Ladies Open after her recent success at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open at Antalya, where she finished tied 17th.
Gurgaon, May 23 (IANS) There is need for reorienting the country's strategic thinking and reappraising its higher defence organisations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday, noting that India was well positioned to become a net provider of security in its immediate region and beyond.
Singapore, May 23 (IANS) The death of a 32-year-old Indian-origin man while in police custody in Malaysia has now been classified as a murder.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future "optoelectronic" circuits for sensors and information processing has been created.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) Kerala Industries and Information Technology Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty Thursday said some invisible forces were trying to stall the state's progress on all fronts but refused to identify them.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): For most animal species, moving objects play a major role in the processing of sensory impressions in the brain, as they often signal the presence of a welcome prey or an imminent threat.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A new approach for immunizing against influenza, developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), elicited a more potent immune response and broader protection than the currently licensed seasonal influenza vaccines when tested in mice and ferrets.
Luohe (China), May 23 (IANS) Kazakhstan defeated India 3-2 in the China International men's volleyball tournament here.
Gurgaon, May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today laid the foundation stone of the Indian National Defence University (INDU) at Binola, Gurgaon.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Australian paceman Ryan Harris has said that cricketers found to be indulging in spot fixing should be banned for life and wiped from record books for turning the game into a 'joke'.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh from today.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Australian Test cricketer David Warner has copped a 5750-dollar fine from Cricket Australia for his Twitter rant controversy.
London, May 23 (ANI): Upcoming England batsman Joe Root has been warned to expect a fiery attack by the New Zealand side in the middle as they look to ruin his first homecoming at Headingley.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Heather Graham says she is in no hurry to walk the aisle because she wants to take her time to make the right choice about her life partner.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Former Ranji cricket player Baburao Yadav, arrested in the IPL spot fixing scandal, had planned to play in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with the help of one of the arrested bookies, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will May 23 lay the foundation stone of the Indian National Defence University (INDU) at Binola in Gurgaon district, Haryana, as an unique autonomous institution of national importance, officials said Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra grabbed the paparazzi's attention by grooving at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival wearing a white and gold Indian lehenga choli. She is there to promote her movie "Kamasutra 3D" with the team.
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner is expected to plead guilty before a Cricket Australia (CA) hearing via teleconference from India with regard to a series of hostile tweets that he directed at News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn while playing for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari will visit Ethiopia to attend the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Organisation of African Unity/African Union (AU) on May 25.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh from May 23 to 25.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The United States has pledged to collaborate with India on developing a global approach to combat increasing terror threats.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Addressing media persons in New Delhi, visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said Kabul has given a wish list to India, but did not specify what the list contains.
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has said Australian Test batsman David Warner will not be scratched as a future captaincy candidate despite his social media outburst at journalists.
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) The Telugu film industry wants to highlight its contribution to Indian cinema and will kickstart the centenary celebrations here soon amongst the presence of the entire fraternity.
Gurgaon, May 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stone for the Indian National Defence University (INDU) tomorrow at Binola, Gurgaon.
Stockholm, May 22 (IANS) More than 40 Indian families in densely populated Stockholm suburbs are worried over explosive protests in the past week, which one Indian immigrant described as "unusually fearome".
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has said the governing body might need to consider implementing a social media policy after Australian Test batsman David Warner's recent Twitter controversy.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) "Dabangg" fame actress Sonakshi Sinha is the new face of Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil. She says oiling her hair with the product helps her battle the styling aids and chemicals she has to use on her tresses as part of her profession.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A study has confirmed that collisions of coronal mass ejections (CMEs), emissions of magnetized ionized gas from the Sun, can be super-elastic.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Activating an enzyme known to play a role in the anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction delays the loss of brain cells and preserves cognitive function in mice, a new study has found.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India and the US have called upon all nations - without naming any country - to take effective steps to work toward eliminating sanctuaries and infrastructure that supports terrorism and to increase efforts to counter violent extremism.
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) A land record portal developed by the Goa government has won an international award for making e-governance concepts people-friendly and accessible, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Sahara India Pariwar pulled out its franchise Pune Warriors India from the already scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday besides announcing that the group will not sponsor the Indian cricket team after the present contract expires in December 2013.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Increasing numbers of African students are keen to study in Indian universities, with a steep rise in African researchers seeking science and technology fellowships in this country, officials said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Some of the star Indian footballers, including former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia, are likely to feature in All India Football Federation's (AIFF) franchise-based tournament planned by its marketing partner IMG-Reliance in the 2013-14 season.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors India, owned by Sahara India Pariwar, pulled out of the already scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday and announced that they will not renew their sponsorship of the Indian cricket team after the present contract expires in December 2013.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Afghan president Hamid Karzai Tuesday called for Indian investment in critical sectors such as healthcare, telecom, agri-business and capacity building.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) American automobile company General Motors' Indian subsidiary Tuesday said it will increase the prices of its vehicles from the first week of June, 2013.
Dubai, May 21 (IANS) The Indian consulate in Jeddah is using diplomatic channels to make passport authorities in Saudi Arabia accept newly-designed Indian passports, which they are refusing saying they were not officially informed about the change.
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) US-based IT services company iGate Corp. Tuesday said it has sacked Chief Executive Officer Phaneesh Murthy on the charges of sexual harassment by a woman employee.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS) India, with its "time-tested relationship" with Russia, expects greater backing from Moscow in its quest for permanent membership of the UN Security Council, a diplomatic officical said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Arunima Sinha, who lost one of her leg's after she was thrown out of a moving train. two years ago, is preparing to conquer Mount Everest - the world's highest peak at 8,848 metres above sea level.
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) iGate Corporation sacked its chief executive officer Phaneesh Murthy on the charges of sexual abuse by a woman employee, the US-based IT major said Tuesday.
Sydney, May 21 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner is expected to plead guilty during Cricket Australia hearing over his recent Twitter rant with two prominent journalists.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A humanoid robot can receive an object handed to it by a person with something approaching natural, human-like motion, thanks to a new method developed by scientists at Disney Research, Pittsburgh.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A Cairo International Film Festival representative has invited India as a partner country for the movie extravaganza, to be held in November.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said the government was discussing enactment of a national law to check match-fixing and spot-fixing in sports and he would consult the attorney general on the issue.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Sacked iGate CEO and president Phaneesh Murthy has denied the charges of sexual harassment against him and claimed that it was a case of extortion. In an audio conference, and said that the all the charges against him were "completely false".
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang offered New Delhi a "handshake across the Himalayas" and said the world's two most populous nations could become a new engine for the global economy if they could avoid friction on the militarised border.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India celebrated its Annual Day in which Mr. K. Rahman Khan, Minister of Minority Affairs was the Chief Guest and Mr. M.J.Joseph, Additional Secretary,Ministry of Corporate Affairs was the Guest of Honor.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): An immune protein that has the potential to stop or reverse the development of type 1 diabetes in its early stages, before insulin-producing cells have been destroyed, has been identified by Melbourne researchers.
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit this hill town for one-and-a-half days beginning Thursday. During his stay, he will get a taste of British era heritage.
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) The trade imbalance between India and China may keep growing, experts here said with one of them noting that "India needs more Chinese manufactured products".
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Dresses, gowns, kaftans, pants, skirts and lingerie... for all those mothers-to-be who want to look hip and relaxed and keep their fashion quotient high, there's plenty to choose from. But comfort must be key, warn experts.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Both air and noise pollution may increase an individual's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study in which both factors were considered simultaneously.
Strong policy research is the cornerstone of policy formulation and a necessary condition for sustained good governance. However, it is widely acknowledged that the quality of policy research in India has been found wanting, both within and outside the government. Indicatively, not a single Indian think tank featured in the top 50 in 2012 Global Go To Think Tanks Rankings, and only six of them made it to the top 150.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As many as 83 percent Indians consider China a security threat though 63 percent would like relations with it to improve, reveals an opinion poll conducted with samples across India.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Saddened by the current situation in the country, actress-businesswoman Preity Zinta is "thiking" about joining "politics" as she wants to be part of a movement to bring positive changes in India.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): An opinion poll conducted with samples across India has revealed that a large majority of people, 83 percent, considered China as a security threat, though 63 percent would like relations with China to strengthen.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Scarf is an accessory that never goes out of style irrespective of season. Wear this wardrobe staple in various colours and fabrics around your neck in different ways and also on other body parts.
Kabul, May 20 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Monday left on a two-day visit to India, the president's office said in a statement.
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Polaris Financial Technology, a major player in banking, financial services and insurance software, has begun its organisational restructuring process even without hiring a consultant, said a senior company official.
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old Indian man has been jailed by a court in Singapore for managing a prostitution ring.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India and China were "strategic partners and good friends" that could speak to each other with candour, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday while stressing on discussions on the border issue and river waters.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner was reportedly enraged by a picture linking him to spot-fixing suspect S.Sreesanth in an article by journalist Robert Craddock into corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which led him to insult Craddock and his co-scribe Malcolm Conn on Twitter.
London, May 20 (ANI): Eva Longoria was left exposed at Cannes' red carpet when she lifted her dress off the wet ground to reveal that she wasn't wearing any underwear.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian opening batsman David Warner is facing a Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing for his vitriolic social media outburst at respected News Limited sportswriters Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): An Australian sports commentator has sparked outrage on Twitter for an Indian impersonation during a news broadcast.
Whangarei (New Zealand), May 19 (IANS) Team MRF achieved a 1-2 finish here Sunday with Esapekka Lappi and Gaurav Gill finishing in that order in the International Rally of Whangarei that also doubled up as the first round of the 2013 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
Hanoi, May 19 (IANS) Vietnam Sunday successfully conducted test flights of six indigenously-made unmanned aerial vehicles, a media report said.
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Sunday said David Warner has been reported for breaching their Code of Behaviour.
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Pune Warriors scored 172 for five against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League match here Sunday.
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Southern actress Kavita Srinivasan, who is making her Telugu debut with a negative role in revenge-drama "Kalicharan", feels there is no foolproof plan to be successful in showbiz.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A study featuring a new colonoscope that allows doctors to see more of the colon shows promise that could revolutionize colorectal cancer screening.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Asteroid 1998 QE2 will sail past Earth on May 31, getting no closer than about 3.6 million miles (5.8 million kilometers), or about 15 times the distance between Earth and the moon.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian mobile telephone companies have come a long way and no longer perceive lowering prices and increasing subscribers as tools for survival. To ensure their sustenance, telecom players in India are slowly hiking call rates and doing away with promotional offers.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Update your wardrobe with the silhouettes inspired by floral to tribal prints as well as folklore-inspired clothing to get that soft feminine and glamorous look.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that the Australian Twenty20 tournament, the Big Bash League (BBL) needs to carefully vet their overseas contracted players in order to avoid importing corruption.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner may reportedly lose his place in the squad for the prestigious Ashes tour following his Twitter outburst.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Australian Test batsmen David Warner is likely to be charged with detrimental public comment for his Twitter outburst under Cricket Australia's (CA) code of conduct, delivering a setback to his leadership aspirations.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) For three days, about 45 teachers and principals from different schools turned students and learnt how to enhance the quality of teaching methods at a workshop here.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Nimrat Kaur, who features in Ritesh Batra's "The Lunchbox", says she is not surprised to see that the film has been selected for the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is investigating a Twitter rant by cricketer David Warner, who launched a scathing attack on reputed Australian cricket writers Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers have now turned towards clay - a naturally occurring substance recognized since antiquity for its medicinal properties - to kill a range of pathogens.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) So what if you're on vacation? Pack your loungewear well to keep your fashion quotient high, say designer duo Shivan & Narresh.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was Saturday elected to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Executive Council by a record number of votes in the quadrennial elections at Kuala Lumpur.
Singapore, May 18 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian politician of the Democratic Action party (DAP) has asked the party's Chinese-origin secretary-general to apologise to the Indian members of the party.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the SETI Institute, the Mars Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, and the space robotics company Honeybee Robotics, have successfully completed a first series of field tests aimed at investigating how humans will explore and work on near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and eventually the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Elections have become the biggest source of corruption in India, former chief election commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi has said, while stressing for the need for poll reforms.
Bumla/New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's maiden visit to India symbolises the rising significance of New Delhi as the two Asian giants seek to overcome a chequered past and border tensions to broaden strategic ties and boost bilateral trade.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): A team of students from India became the winner of the 60,000-dollar-grand-prize at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC 2013) for its project Solar Conduction Dryer.
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid believes reaching play-offs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) was a great achievement of his team and said they were looking forward to playing the semi-finals.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): People who have their first drink during puberty have a greater risk of developing alcohol problems later in life, new research has suggested.
Johannesburg, May 18 (IANS) An Indian team comprising IITians and a Nigerian team promoting low-cost farm products have triumphed at an India-Africa business competition held here.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The recent data theft by hackers from two Indian companies processing prepaid cards for several overseas banks, which led to a global fraud of 45 million dollars, has made India's 100 billion dollar IT industry a primary target of spam, phishing and viruses. The security breach has reopened the debate on IT security norms followed by Indian firms and the role played by 'ethical' hackers.