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Efficient and feature packed Akash 2.0 tablet is ready for launch

akash 2.0 tablet

June 26, Mumbai: An upgraded version of Akash tablet Packed with more features, enhanced speed and increased battery power is ready for release, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal today said. IIT Bombay has come up with new specifications for Aakash, a low cost access cum computing device which includes features like faster processor at 800 MHz […]

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Frozen in full Love!..47 million years old fossil of mating turtles found in Germany


June 21, Frankfurt: German palaeontologists have dug up the remains of nine turtle pairs that died while mating some 47 million years ago, sinking into poisonous waters while locked in a final embrace, a report said on Wednesday. This is the earliest evidence ever found mating in vertebrates, the authors of a study published Wednesday, […]

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IIT Entrance: Sibal fails to impress faculty


June 12, New Delhi: Alumni Associations of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Faculty Federation have accused HRD Minister Kapil Sibal of disregarding the senates’ concerns about the new format. The group demanded Prime Minister to intervene on the issue. President of the Faculty Forum of IIT Delhi Sanjeev Sanghi said that the idea […]

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Kapil Sibal’s ‘one nation one test’ proposal rejected by IIT Kanpur, will conduct its own entrance test.


June 9, Kanpur: The IIT kanpur decided to conduct its own entrance exam for undergraduate programmes from 2013. Rejecting Human Resource development Minister Kapil Sibal’s ‘one nation, one test’ proposal, the institute’s 210-member senate took this decision. A resolution adopted by the meeting also authorized the chairman of the senate to form a committee for […]

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Delhi University admission begins today.


June 4, New Delhi: Admissions at the prestigious Delhi University begins on Monday with the common pre-admission forms being made available for aspiring students both online and over the counter. The university officials have cautioned students “not to rush” to sale counters for pre-admission forms and to make full use of the free information available […]

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IIT Alumini Association and Faculty all set to battle.


June 2, New Delhi: IIT Alumini Association and the All India IIT Faculty Federation are planning a direct confrontation with the human resource development ministry’s entrance examination reforms. The faculty and alumni of IIT want the autonomy of the institute to be maintained. The government had ruled that there will be now one common entrance […]

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CBSE Class 12 results 2012 declared for all regions.


May 28, New Delhi: The results of class XII Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examination 2012 have been announced. Students wanting to know their results can visit the official CBSE website, http://cbseresults.nic.in/. In the wake of unavailability of results following heavy traffic, students can also visit http://cbseresults2012.co.in/. Students can also check their results on […]

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IITs will post answer keys of entrance JEE-2012 exam on websites

4 May, New Delhi: IITs jointly made a decision to post on websites the answer keys of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2012 as well as the answer copies of students, which will bring great benefit to engineering aspirants. Answer keys of the exam will be displayed on May 3 and the evaulated optical response […]

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Jaipur Literature Festival: Rushdie row turns ugly, suspense over video conference

Rushdie row turns ugly, suspense over video conference

23 Jan, (TOI) JAIPUR: The row over Salman Rushdie deepened on Monday with five complaints being filed against the four authors who read out passages from his banned “Satanic Verses” at the literature festival and its organisers, as suspense grew whether his video address will take place on Tuesday. As the controversy over the 65-year-old […]

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Facebook hires IIT-Delhi student for Rs 65 lakh a year

Facebook hires IIT-Delhi student for Rs 65 lakh a year

5 Dec (HT) Social networking site Facebook will now have an employee from the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi. After trying – and failing – to recruit students from the institute last year, Facebook came back to the campus this year and chose 21-year-old Ankur Dahiya, a student of computer science engineering. Dahiya’s annual salary package […]

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