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  • LS polls: AAP may emerge as third force in MP, says Alok Agarwal 17-02-2014 01:52 PM

    Narmada Bachao Aandolan (NBA) leader Alok Agarwal, who has been named as the AAP nominee from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa constituency for the Lok Sabha election, has said that there is a strong possibility of his party emerging as a "third force" in the state. "Be it the BJP or Congress,...
  • IIT-Kanpur student commits suicide, second in the past 2 months 05-02-2014 06:13 PM

    Kanpur: In yet another incident of suicide, a 21-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur ended his life on Tuesday night by consuming poison. The deceased, Manjunath, was a third year student of Computer Science and Engineering Department and was afflicted by polio. He hails from Raichur district of...
  • ISRO yet to pick up rover built by IIT Kanpur 14-01-2014 08:01 PM

    ISRO had given a project to IIT Kanpur to develop a rover to be launched with Chandrayaan-II, which the university's scientists completed in 2010, but the space agency was yet to pick it up and make part payment to the institute, according to its professor. When contacted, an Indian Space...
  • Why some IITans are staying away from AAP 07-01-2014 08:08 PM

    New Delhi: While the whole country is celebrating the success of one IITan who has swept (figuratively and literally) the nation's imagination, there is another significant group of IITans who are firmly grounded in electoral politics and quietly preparing to field over 100 candidates across several states in 2014 but...
  • Can't keep an eye on all students, says IIT-Kanpur Dean after student's death 03-01-2014 05:07 PM

    Following the death of a student of IIT-Kanpur on January one under mysterious circumstances here, a Dean of the premier institute on Friday said the administration "can't keep an eye" on every student. "There are about 6,300 students at IIT-Kanpur. We can't keep an eye on all of them whether...
  • 19-year-old IIT-Kanpur student's body found near railway track 01-01-2014 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur was found dead alongside the railway track with head injuries in the wee hours of Wednesday. G Saikumar Reddy, hailing from Prakasham district of Andhra Pradesh, was a second year Materials Science and Engineering student. The autopsy report said that...
  • Over 12 IIT Kanpur students get Rs 1 crore package 18-12-2013 05:45 PM

    More than twelve students at theprestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur havebagged a package of Rs 1 crore or more during an ongoingplacement drive. There are dozens of students who have bagged a packagebetween 30 lakh to 75 lakh rupees per annum, head of IITplacement centre Vimal Kumar said on...
  • IIT-K students bag $210,000 pay package 05-12-2013 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: Engineering graduates from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have been getting extremely lucrative job offers from MNCs as well as Indian companies despite the poor state of the economy. The number of companies visiting IIT campuses has gone up this year and several graduates have landed jobs...
  • IIT student goes missing after he fails to clears group discussion 04-12-2013 08:39 PM

    An IIT student has allegedly gone missing from the campus after he failed to clear a group discussion as part of campus placement process, the police said on Wedensday. Naveen Kumar Jha, a second year student of M Tech, was reported to be missing since Monday by the IIT administration,...
  • Two IIT-Kanpur students bag whopping Rs 1.20 cr salary package through campus placement 03-12-2013 08:53 PM

    Two students of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur got Rs 1.20 cr package during the ongoing placement drive. The drive was started on Sunday and it would continue till December 22, the IIT sources said. Two students have got the highest package of Rs 1.20 crore per annum from IT giant...
  • Two IIT Kanpur students get Rs 1.20 crore package 03-12-2013 08:29 PM

    Kanpur: Two students of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur got Rs 1.20 crore package during the ongoing placement drive. The drive was started on Sunday and it would continue till December 22, the IIT sources said. Two students have got the highest package of Rs 1.20 crore per annum from...
  • Merchants Chamber of UP to take orphans for chopper ride as part of I-Day celebrations 14-08-2013 04:56 PM

    To mark Independence day celebrations, Merchants Chamber of Uttar Pradesh will take sixty orphan children on a helicopter ride. The children between 5 to 18 years of age will travel in helicopter for about ten minutes. "This initiative aims to provide children from four city orphanages a new experience," Anita...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram 25-07-2013 01:31 PM

    Rahul Ram is super-busy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire red-bandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • 'Jugnu' marks watershed in Indian space tech 25-10-2011 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: The successful launch of Jugnu, a loaf-sized nano satellite designed by IIT-Kanpur, on October 12 marks a watershed in Indian space technology for miniaturisation and an indigenously designed ejection system that ends dependence on imports. Jugnu, placed into orbit by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C18 (PSLV-C18) of...
  • ISRO launches four satellites from Sriharikota 12-10-2011 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched four big satellites on Wednesday from theSatish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Two of the satellites have been made by the students of IIT Kanpur and SRM University. Guruditya Sinha, Student, SRM-SAT Project, said, "The main objective is to measure carbon...
  • IIT-K to launch nano satellite in September 29-08-2011 03:28 PM

    Kanpur: IIT-Kanpur's indigenously built nano satellite Jugnu is likely to be launched by the end of September from Sriharikota, an official of the institute said on Monday. ISRO scientists have given the green signal to the engineering model, while the flight model is being assembled in Banglore, IIT-K Registrar Sanjeev...
  • IIT-JEE results to be declared today 25-05-2011 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: The results of the IIT Joint Entrance Examination will be declared on Wednesday. Over 4 lakh candidates had appeared for the examination in over a 1000 centres across India this year. IIT Kanpur, the nodal agency conducting the exams this year has declared that all candidates will get...
  • Over 4.85 lakh aspirants to sit for IIT-JEE 10-04-2011 08:50 AM

    Kanpur: Over 4.85 aspirants will appear for IIT-JEE, to be held at 1,051 centres in 131 cities across the country on Sunday. "A total of 4,85,262 candidates will fight it out for roughly 10,000 seats in 16 IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad," IIT-K director SG Dhande said....
  • Need to boost quality research in sci-tech: PM 04-07-2010 09:10 AM

    Kanpur: India needs to boost quality research in science and technology with a sense of urgency, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday. Addressing the convocation ceremony at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here, the Prime Minister also called for increased collaboration between the IITs and the corporate world....
  • Student from Madras zone tops IIT-JEE 2010 26-05-2010 08:39 AM

    New Delhi: A total of 13,104 candidates on Wednesday cleared the prestigious IIT-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) 2010 with Anumula Jithendar Reddy from Madras zone topping the test. These students will be eligible for admission in 15 IITs, ISM Dhanbad and IT-BHU. There are 9,509 seats in these institutions. Over 4.5...
  • India revises air quality norms after 15 years 18-11-2009 09:10 PM

    New Delhi: With pollution levels rising across the country, India on Wednesday revised the national ambient air quality standards after 15 years, bringing about uniform standards for residential and industrial areas. "We have notified the ambient air quality standards in India which is equivalent to the European level and exceeds...
  • Failing to get job, IIT student commits suicide 03-01-2009 08:47 PM

    Kanpur: Upset over not getting a job through campus recruitment, a post graduate IIT student on Saturday allegedly committed suicide in Kanpur by hanging himself. G Suman, a second year M-tech student hailing from Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his hostel room...
  • Killer of Indian American CEO arrested 16-11-2008 10:43 AM

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  • Skeleton found in IIT-Kanpur today 23-10-2008 09:00 PM

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  • IIT-K blames Internet, cellphones for student suicides 01-07-2008 07:46 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts discuss the possibility of India playing five bowlers against Australia in their first World T20 Super Eight game. ...
  • Tough course: 5 suicides in 3 years at IIT Kanpur 08-06-2008 03:02 PM

    Kabul: Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman Nusratullah Wafa, while releasing the 15-member squad, said that Lawson will work with the players on arrival in Australia for the...