Engineering

  • Shamli: 'Depressed' engineer kills father, sister after he fails to get a job Yesterday

    A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his father and sister at Shamli town in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The accused Vikrant, a B Tech engineer was arrested on Wednesday evening after he confessed that he committed the crime under depression, Superintendent of Police A K Rai told reporters. The accused...
  • Dhoni a far better keeper than he showed at Lord's, says Farokh Engineer 2 days ago

    London: Former Indian wicket-keeping great Farokh Engineer has questioned skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ploy to stand back against spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the second Test at Lord's. India won by 95 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-Test series against England. "Standing back to Ravindra Jadeja didn't make sense...
  • '8 semesters. 40 subjects. One notebook': 25 reasons why engineers are the most awesome people you'll ever meet July 14, 2014

    If engineering was a religion it would be widely followed in India. If you aren't an engineer yourself, you will definitely have friends, siblings, or cousins who are either studying to be engineers or are well placed already. There have been stories of how there are no girls in engineering...
  • Now, girls can pursue graduation for free July 13, 2014

    Girls doing graduation courses in government colleges will no longer have to pay their fees, Chhattisgarh government announced on Friday According to a report in Chattisgarh Khabar, the education for girls till class 12 has been free and with the new order, the education for their graduation will become free as...
  • Jammu: Two engineers washed away in Chenab river July 11, 2014

    Kishtwar: Two engineers were on Friday washed away in Chenab river in Kishtwar. Both the professionals are natives of Uttar Pradesh and were currently working on a power project. More information is awaited. ...
  • Manali dam tragedy: HC rejects engineering college's plea July 9, 2014

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition of Hyderabad's VNR engineering college seeking recalling or modification of its order, directing it to pay Rs 2.5 lakh each to the kin of all the 24 students who were washed away by gushing waters of Beas river last...
  • 'Become an engineer, then decide what you want to do in life': 25 hilarious memes every Indian engineer identifies with July 3, 2014

    Studying in an engineering college is an experience of a lifetime. If you've opted for science in class 11, you've definitely taken engineering entrance exams and most of you have probably even made it to some engineering college or the other. Every engineer in India has gone through the torture...
  • Fire at building near Mumbai's busy CST railway station brought under control June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: A fire broke out in a building at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) station here this evening but no casualty has been reported so far, fire officials said. The blaze started on the fifth floor of the new administrative building of the Central Railway at D N Road. Eight fire tenders...
  • Manali dam tragedy: Two more bodies found, five still missing June 26, 2014

    Mandi: Two more bodies of students from an engineering college in Hyderabad have been recovered since Wednesday, taking the total number of retrieved bodies to 19, police said on Thursday. Five students and a tour operator still remain untraced and the search continued for them in the river for the 18th...
  • 24-year-old engineer fed up of rampant corruption immolates himself June 24, 2014

    Bangalore: The rampant corruption in the flagship scheme of the previous UPA government MNREGA has claimed the life of a young engineer in Karnataka. Suresh, a 24-year-old civil engineer who was working with the MNREGA scheme has allegedly committed suicide by immolating himself. According to his father Mariswamy Shetty, Suresh...
  • Beas tragedy: Body identified as that of student June 23, 2014

    Mandi: A body, recovered from the Beas river, was identified as that of an engineering student from Hyderabad who was among 25 persons swept away in the river two weeks back. The bloated body which surfaced and was fished out on Sunday, was deformed and could not be identified on Sunday....
  • Beas tragedy: Students died due to negilgence of dam officials, says HP government June 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: Engineering students from Hyderabad died due to the negligence of Larji Dam authority, the Himachal Pradesh(HP) government has admitted before the Himachal Pradesh High Court. The HP government filed a fresh report in the high court and confirmed the negligence on the part of Larji Dam authorities in...
  • 2 engineers die in accident at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam's Vizag plant June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Two engineers of private contractor died in accident at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam's Vizag plant in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The company said that the cause of the death is yet to be ascertained. More details are awaited. ...
  • Underwater vehicle by Mumbai students to feature at US meet June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: A remote-operated underwater vehicle with a robotic arm, made by engineering students of a city institute will feature at an international technology innovation event to be held in the US later this month. A team of students from Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering, Narsee Monjee Institute...
  • Delhi: 24-year-old techie attacked, critically injured June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A 24-year-old software engineer was allegedly attacked by a father-son duo, who live in his neighbourhood, with beer bottles, leaving him critically injured here this morning, police said. The incident took place in East Delhi's Geeta Colony area where the victim, identified as Lokesh, lived with his family....
  • Manali tragedy: Two more bodies recovered from Beas; 13 students still missing June 12, 2014

    Mandi: Two more bodies of engineering students from Hyderabad were retrieved on Thursday from the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh as the search operations gained momentum with 15 Indian Navy divers helping out. The victims were identified as T Upendra and Gomoor Arvind Kumar by their parents, Superintendent of Police Mandi...
  • Manali tragedy: Families inconsolable as divers are yet to fish out bodies June 10, 2014

    With just five bodies retrieved so far, families are inconsolable. There are still many whose remains have not been found. Patience is running thin for family members. ...
  • Manali dam tragedy: Parents lose all hopes of seeing their children alive June 11, 2014

    Manali: The parents of the engineering college students washed away by waters released from Larji Dam in Mandi have lost hope of finding them alive. All they want now is quick retrieval of their bodies and are seeking more resources to be put to work to get the remains of...
  • Delhi BJP to launch membership drive, target professionals June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP's Delhi unit will launch a 15-day membership drive targeting the city's professionals, especially doctors, engineers along with youngsters and women, a statement said. The drive will take place between June 15 and 30 across the national capital and will "try to connect" with all sections of...
  • Cheap roof tile coating can clear heavy smog June 5, 2014

    California: What if you can clean the air inside your home with roof tiles? This may soon be a reality with a roof tile coating that when applied to an average-sized residential roof breaks down the same amount of smog-causing nitrogen oxides per year as a car driven 17,600 km. Researchers...
  • MP sub-engineer's ill-gotten assets worth Rs 2 crore seized June 4, 2014

    The district administration has so far seized properties worth Rs 2 crore belonging to a sub-engineer of the Regional Engineering Services (RES) department on the orders of a special court. The process of confiscation of properties--both movable and immovable--belonging to Arvind Tiwari began on Tuesday and is going on on Wednesday...
  • UGC grants varsity status to Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre June 3, 2014

    UGC has granted a varsity status to a private university in Rajasthan after the recommendation of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the university said on Tuesday. A report of University Grants Commission and AICTE after their teams' visit in January mentioned that JECRC (Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre)...
  • Are you an Indian techie? Watch these engineers jamming about life in an IT office in this hilarious video May 31, 2014

    Every engineer in the IT industry should 'be proud to be an IT guy!' This hilarious video shows three IT engineers jamming about life in an IT office. No more laptops, the Indian techies are now working on smart phones, tablets, and five-inch plasmas! The video gives engineers all the...
  • Google taking requests to censor search results in Europe May 30, 2014

    San Francisco: Google is starting to accept requests from Europeans who want to erase unflattering information from the results produced by the world's dominant search engine. The demands can be submitted on a Web page that Google opened late Thursday in response to a landmark ruling issued two weeks ago by...
  • Government directs PWD to expedite preparations for monsoon May 29, 2014

    Uttarakhand government on Thursday asked PWD engineers to ensure removal of the debris from the road between Dar and Sobla near Dharchula before the onset of monsoon and finish all road construction work up to Sela by December this year. The instructions were issued to PWD engineers at Bogling by Chief...
  • State government raises DA for employees, pensioners to 100% May 27, 2014

    In a major decision, the Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday raised the Dearness Allowance of its employees and pensioners in the revised pay scale to 100 per cent from the previous rate of 90 per cent. The new DA rate will be effective from January 1 this year. "The move to provide dearness...
  • Tips and tricks: How to use Google like never before May 20, 2014

    Almost all of use Google to get answers to our questions, but there are very few users who make the most of the search engine. This infographic lists a spate of tricks that can help you perform a well-executed search on Google. ...
  • PWD engineer in trouble for helping daughter clear PMT exam through unfair means May 19, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) is on the lookout for a senior engineer of the PWD in connection with the PMT scam as he allegedly got his daughter admitted to a government medical college through unfair means in exchange of a hefty amount of money. The STF is searching Executive...
  • Tractor-trolley hits Ranthambore train, engine damaged May 18, 2014

    The Ranthambore superfast train, Indore-Jodhpur via Jaipur, on Sunday got delayed after its engine was hit by a tractor-trolley at an unmanned railway crossing near Chaksu station in Jaipur. The engine's cattle guard was badly damaged but there was no report of any untoward incident or casualty, a spokesperson of North-Western...
  • China's Baidu hires former Google artificial intelligence chief May 18, 2014

    San Francisco: China's top search engine Baidu Inc has hired Google Inc's former artificial intelligence (AI) chief Andrew Ng to spearhead research in a field that promises to show Internet companies how to maximise use of their vast data trove. Baidu said it has opened a new AI lab in Silicon...