Iit Delhi
India  /  Published 22.04.20

Hype over IIT study 'premature'

On April 10, human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had tweeted that IIT Delhi had “developed a low-cost Covid-19 testing kit”.But officials at IIT Delhi said the test kit was still ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.03.20

Shoe start-up ready for long walk

Two IIT Delhi graduates have tapped a new interest among millennials — designing and owning customised sneakers.Ashish Prakash and Aayush Jindal floated a startup in September 2019, called Toesmith,...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Science  /  Published 16.02.20

Virus backlash stings science

A stillborn research paper from scientists with IIT Delhi has been partly accused of helping fuel conspiracy theories about the novel coronavirus, but one of its authors and an independent scientist h...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Minister in IIT with candidate

Human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal visited IIT Delhi on Monday for a meeting with the tech school’s employees’ union, taking along with him a party candidate for the upcoming ele...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Home-truth question for JNU’s Jagadesh

Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, vice-chancellor of JNU where hostel boarders are being asked to pay a hiked fee, has been occupying two official accommodations for the past four years.Kumar was allotted a ho...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.11.19

Government team meets JNU students

A central team on Friday held a two-hour meeting with student leaders on the JNU campus to try and find ways to end a four-week-old student strike against higher hostel fees.The three-member team had ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Endowment fund for Delhi IIT

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, on Thursday became the first among tech schools in the country to launch an endowment fund on the same lines as Ivy League universities and other top America...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.09.19

Fee worry as IIT tests private role in hostel

The Indian Institutes of Technology are set to experimentally hand over the management of their hostels to private players, raising the possibility of a sharp hike in hostel fees.Friday’s decision b...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.09.19

Professor fights for Kashmir, armed with pamphlets

On September 9, retired IIT Delhi professor Vipin Kumar Tripathi took a long walk from his home in south Delhi’s Sarvodaya Enclave with a bagful of Hindi and English pamphlets.The 71-year-old freque...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 18.09.19

Bullet-proof and light: IIT Delhi's jacket for the forces

Researchers in IIT Delhi are in the process of designing a bullet-proof jacket for Indian soldiers, which when made would weigh 30 per cent lighter than jackets being used by defence forces now. Curre...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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