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India may see fourth COVID wave around 22 June: IIT Kanpur study
India

India may see fourth COVID wave around 22 June: IIT Kanpur study

The researchers noted that there is always a fair chance that a possible new variant of coronavirus may have an intense impact on the whole analysis.

India's R-value further reduces to 1.57, COVID-19 peak likely in next 14 days: IIT analysis
India

India's R-value further reduces to 1.57, COVID-19 peak likely in next 14 days: IIT analysis

R-value indicates the number of people an infected person can spread the disease to, a pandemic is considered to end if this value goes below 1

India's third COVID wave likely to peak on 23 Jan, daily cases to stay below 4 lakh: IIT Kanpur scientist
India

India's third COVID wave likely to peak on 23 Jan, daily cases to stay below 4 lakh: IIT Kanpur scientist

According to IIT Kanpur professor Manindra Agrawal, COVID-19 cases will peak in Maharashtra, Karnataka, UP, Gujarat, and Haryana this week, while states like Andhra Pradesh, Assam, and Tamil Nadu may peak next week

'Don't choose comfort, choose challenge', says Narendra Modi to students at 54th convocation ceremony of IIT-Kanpur
India

'Don't choose comfort, choose challenge', says Narendra Modi to students at 54th convocation ceremony of IIT-Kanpur

The prime minister issued the students digital degrees through an in-house blockchain-driven technology developed at IIT-Kanpur under the National Blockchain Project. These digital degrees can be verified globally and are unforgeable

PM Modi to attend IIT-Kanpur convocation tomorrow, invites suggestions for his speech
India

PM Modi to attend IIT-Kanpur convocation tomorrow, invites suggestions for his speech

With the Uttar Pradesh elections slated next year, the prime minister has already visited the state six times in the past month

IIT-Kanpur's AI algorithm to help PMO's public grievance portal get 'smart analysis' boost through
India

IIT-Kanpur's AI algorithm to help PMO's public grievance portal get 'smart analysis' boost through

The institute was already doing this for the department of defence and has extended the same functionality to the PMO’s public grievance portal.

Kerala petrol pump attendant's daughter gains admission to IIT Kanpur; social media congratulates her
India

Kerala petrol pump attendant's daughter gains admission to IIT Kanpur; social media congratulates her

"Arya has made us proud by securing entry in IIT Kanpur," wrote Indian Oil Corporation Chairman Shrikant Madhav Vaidya

IIT Hyderabad set up its first astronomical observatory with a large telescope
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IIT Hyderabad set up its first astronomical observatory with a large telescope

The telescope can be used to observe small craters on the moon to Saturn's rings or meteor showers, that were never possible to detect with a small telescope

The Ventilator Project documents a thrilling 90-day startup journey, holds a mirror to our administrative flaws
India

The Ventilator Project documents a thrilling 90-day startup journey, holds a mirror to our administrative flaws

The book makes one appreciate the challenges behind making a medtech product in India, while also showcasing the kind of roadblocks that an innovator faces when bringing their products to markets.

Rajnath Singh launches online portal 'SRIJAN' to promote indigenisation in defence production
India

Rajnath Singh launches online portal 'SRIJAN' to promote indigenisation in defence production

According to the Ministry of Defence, the portal will display those items that are being imported currently so that the Indian industry can design, develop and manufacture them domestically as per its capability

NIRF Ranking 2020 released: IIT-Madras, IISc Bangalore, IIT-Delhi top 3 higher education institutes, check full list at nirfindia.org
India

NIRF Ranking 2020 released: IIT-Madras, IISc Bangalore, IIT-Delhi top 3 higher education institutes, check full list at nirfindia.org

The NIRF India Rankings 2020 were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, NIRF India Rankings were announced by President Ram Nath Kovind on 8 April

Disinfectant tunnel for COVID-19: Head of the project from IIT Kanpur explains how it works
Health

Disinfectant tunnel for COVID-19: Head of the project from IIT Kanpur explains how it works

IIT Kanpur’s Technopark and Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) have collectively developed a techno advanced disinfectant tunnel.

JAM 2020: IIT Kanpur begins online registration for M.Sc admission; aspirants can apply till 10 May on joaps.iitk.ac.in
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JAM 2020: IIT Kanpur begins online registration for M.Sc admission; aspirants can apply till 10 May on joaps.iitk.ac.in

IIT Kanpur has begun the online registration process for the joint admission test for M.Sc (JAM) 2020

IIT Kanpur decrees reading Faiz's Hum Dekhenge during anti-CAA protests on campus as 'unsuitable'
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IIT Kanpur decrees reading Faiz's Hum Dekhenge during anti-CAA protests on campus as 'unsuitable'

After almost a two-month-long deliberation over the issue of whether the recitation of Faiz Ahmed Faiz's poem, 'Hum Dekhenge' during the nationwide anti-CAA protests was offensive to Hindu sentiments or not, the special committee constituted by IIT Kanpur declares that it was 'unsuitable to the time and place'.

IIT-Bombay's latest diktat to students over CAA: 'Apolitical' IIT campuses slowly embracing political discourse, activism amid deepening faultlines
India

IIT-Bombay's latest diktat to students over CAA: 'Apolitical' IIT campuses slowly embracing political discourse, activism amid deepening faultlines

The IIT Bombay administration recently issued a circular, warning students against participating in anti-national activities or to distribute posters or leaflets/pamphlets within the campus following protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act

Amid Faiz row, BJP's Swapan Dasgupta asks for 'subtitles' for Urdu poetry, gets dunked on by Twitterati
India

Amid Faiz row, BJP's Swapan Dasgupta asks for 'subtitles' for Urdu poetry, gets dunked on by Twitterati

Twitterati quickly responded to Dasgupta, the author of Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right, who was also a signatory to a recent statement released by 1,100 academicians and research scholars from various universities across India and abroad as well as prominent persons in support of the amended Citizenship Act.

Urdu poet Munawwar Rana reacts to row over Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum Dekhenge', says politicos turn everything into communal issue these days
India

Urdu poet Munawwar Rana reacts to row over Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum Dekhenge', says politicos turn everything into communal issue these days

Statements by Urdu poet Munawwar Rana come after few faculty members complained that students who took out peaceful march on campus on against CAA in solidarity with Jamia Millia Islamia students sung it as mark of protest

Anti-CAA protests: IIT-Kanpur sets up panel to decide if Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum dekhenge' offends Hindu sentiments
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Anti-CAA protests: IIT-Kanpur sets up panel to decide if Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum dekhenge' offends Hindu sentiments

Some students of IIT-Kanpur had sung the poem 'Hum Dekhenge' at a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act on 17 December.

Antaragni 2019: Fashion contest Ritambhara, DJ War and a performance by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy among festival highlights
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Antaragni 2019: Fashion contest Ritambhara, DJ War and a performance by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy among festival highlights

One of the highlights of Antaragni included a performance by the popular music trio, Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy that took place on Bollywood night.