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  • Parrikar taunts Kejriwal, says I don't want to call myself IITian CM January 28, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday termed as "nautanki" (drama) the street protest steered by his Delhi counterpart and former IITian Arvind Kejriwal and insinuated that the episode has dented prestige of the profession. "Now a days, I don't want to be introduced as an IITian chief minister after nautanki...
  • IITian provides smokefree stoves to remote villages June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: IITian Sai Bhaskar Reddy is making his contribution to the environment by providing smokefree stoves to the remotest villages. "In the last eight years, I have been visiting the remotest parts of India where people do not have access to good and clean energy sources. And I would...
  • IITian Sundar Pichai to replace Andy Rubin as Google Android chief March 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Andy Rubin has stepped down as the executive in charge of Google's Android operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, ending a seven-year reign that reshaped the technology industry. The unexpected change announced Wednesday may raise new questions about Android's direction as Google duels with Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp....
  • Chennai couple seek a sperm donor from IIT January 14, 2012

    Chennai: Desirous of having high IQ level progeny, a citybased couple have placed an online advertisement seeking a sperm donor preferably an IITian for artificial insemination for a compensation of Rs 20,000. The couple in their advertisement have said that the ideal candidate for sperms "should be an IIT student, healthy,...
  • IITians leave cushy jobs to work with farmers July 8, 2011

    New Delhi: A farming initiative by the two IITians Shashank and Manish has helped the villagers of Bihar's Vaishali district earn three times what they used to earn a year ago. The initiative has been introduced in 30 villages so far. The two IITians refused to pursue a cushy and lucrative...
  • K'taka polls: Former IITians woo the educated elite April 21, 2008

    Bangalore: In the run up to the battle for Karnataka, the Lok Paritran party founded by former IITians is all set to make good of the educated voters in Bangalore. The political party of the educated elite will be fielding candidates in 20 of the 28 Assembly seats in Bangalore. They...
  • IITian tries to stall Ndeal, SC turns down plea October 8, 2007

    New Delhi: As the Left and the Congress fight a tugofwar over nuclear deal, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition by an IITian seeking Parliament's approval of the IndoUS agreement before going ahead with the same. The court said it was a policy matter not to be examined by...
  • IITians started Silicon Valley boom January 4, 2007

    New Delhi: A University of California study found that 10 per cent of all startups in the Silicon Valley between 1995 and 1998 were by Indians, most of whom had come from the IIT system. According to the new study, Indian immigrants are a significant driving force behind the creation of...