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IIT Madras, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology researchers develop cathode materials for longer-lasting ion batteries

While lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous in daily life with almost all consumer items being powered by them today, their limited lifetime has remained a challenge to overcome

Published on 23rd January 2020
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IIT Madras students to wear black in protest against shutting of Krishna Gate  

The students have also claimed that the administration is identifying students who are protesting and asking faculties to warn them against it  

Published on 21st January 2020
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This IIT Madras-designed Check Dam will help Palar River to store surplus rainwater

While a conventional weir-type check dam costs around Rs 82 crore and takes up to one year for construction, this project was completed with a funding of Rs 32.5 crore in six months

Published on 20th January 2020
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First hostel built at IIT Madras 60 years ago, Cauvery, to get a facelift

A donation of Rs 5 crore  will be used to renovate Cauvery Hostel, the first-ever hostel to be constructed in IIT Madras, and elevate it to world-class standards for the benefit of students

Published on 17th January 2020
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Not in our name: IIT-M women students to rally against shutting of Krishna gate for 'security reasons'

The students in a letter have listed out various other ways that the administration can ensure their safety and stated that closing down of the gate was definitely not one of them  

 

Published on 16th January 2020
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Is IIT Madras practising untouchability against Adi-Dravidar residents by cutting off access to campus?

Lok Sabha MP Thol Thirumaavalavan has submitted a representation to the management accusing them of practising untouchability by blocking off the only gate providing access to the community

Published on 3rd January 2020
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This IIT Madras start-up will help you build your own robot in two days! Here's how  

The two-day robotics workshop by Guvi will equip children aged 10 and above with skills in logical thinking, programming and robotics basics

Published on 27th December 2019
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After IIT-M students protest Krishna Gate closure, Director agrees to townhall to 'fix' matters

Students who were part of the protest met the IIT-M Director and said that he listened to them and agreed to hold a townhall soon to listen to their concerns and address them. What will happen next?

Published on 26th December 2019
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IIT Madras closes gate without notice for 'security reason', students claim they won't even be able to order food

The next semester is due to start in 15 days and research scholars have paid up to Rs 60,000 to get rooms closer to the gate just because it is more accessible than the others in the 2.5 km² campus

Published on 25th December 2019
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After IIT M Dean tells students to debate CAA indoors, they hit back by mailing him excerpts from the constitution

The Dean's email was sent on December 19, after the students of IIT Madras staged a protest against CAA and NRC

Published on 21st December 2019
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Why 20-year-old artist Kapil Shankar's comics, anime and dashing doodles will blow your mind!

Kapil Shankar believes that networking with peers and drawing inspiration from the work of others is the best way for an artist to grow and develop their own style

 

Published on 19th December 2019
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Here's why you should read IIT Madras alumni Rituparna Ghosh's 'Unloved in Love'

Unloved in Love deals with the emotional turmoil students go through while making critical life choices. We speak to debut author Rituparna Ghosh about her experiences 

Published on 18th December 2019
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How Jamia Millia violence was the lynchpin for protests from students in non-political campuses

Showing solidarity to injured students in Jamia, students from Mohammad Sathak College, IIT Madras, Loyola College and The New College among others held sit in protests at their respective colleges

Published on 16th December 2019
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Four of the top five IITs haven't filled PhD seats reserved for SC, ST, OBC students since 2013. Here's why

The data was collated from the annual reports and enrollment data submitted by the institutes and was released by the SFI. However, is the reason one that is really valid in this day and age 

Published on 12th December 2019
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Fathima Latheef suicide: Police take Campus Front of India members into custody for protesting against IIT 

The members had organised the protest to demand the arrest of Prof Sudarshan Padmanabhan who was named in Fathima's suicide note

Published on 13th December 2019

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