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Coronavirus

European Union launches bio-defence preparedness plan against COVID-19

A new project called "HERA Incubator" will gather researchers, biotech companies, manufacturers and public authorities in the EU and globally to detect new Coronavirus variants

Published on 18th February 2021
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IIT Madras research could find way to make HIV drugs attack virus more aggressively using electrostatic charges

The need for drugs to combat drug-resistant HIV strains led researchers to delve into molecular structure of protease to identify weak sites that can offer a handle for better inhibitor development

Published on 18th February 2021
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PM Modi lays foundation stone for Rs 100 crore Discovery Campus at IIT Madras

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam were also present

Published on 14th February 2021
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This electric bike by an IITM incubated start-up charges faster than a smartphone! Check it out

The electric vehicle is sustainable and is priced at a nominal range targeting personal and commercial needs, according to an IIT Madras statement

Published on 10th February 2021
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Inefficiency of Merit: Have India's top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities?

Technical and scientific institutes have maintained that due to the ‘sophisticated nature’ of certain jobs, they cannot allow people who come in through reservation to occupy them

Published on 8th February 2021
She Can

IIT Madras' student campaign is helping school girls explore unconventional careers like astronomy. Here's how

She Can, a campaign by the students of IIT Madras, was launched on January 3. It has reached out to almost 450 women until now. 

Published on 8th February 2021
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IIT Madras has a history of ill-treating animals: Activist who filed PIL in Madras HC against them for confining stray dogs

Responding to a PIL by Arun Prasanna, the founder of People For Cattle in India (PFCI), the Madras HC has now asked the Greater Chennai Corporation to solve the issue in a 'dignified' manner

Published on 5th February 2021
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Rupesh Mahore — commit this 23-year-old NIT Rourkela student's name to memory as he is going to take Astrophysics by storm

Rupesh Mahore and his friends started Spacegrade Inc to work in the field of Astrophysics and have come up with a slew of solutions. They currently study at NIT Rourkela, Odisha and are rearing to go

Published on 2nd February 2021
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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To clear the strays from campus, IIT Madras wants to be considered protected area, writes to NGT

However, the tribunal has clarified that IIT Madras was only directed to take all precautionary measures to avoid man-animal conflicts inside the campus

Published on 4th February 2021
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The sweetest Thaen: This start-up is empowering tribals in the Western Ghats by selling their raw, wild honey

Thäen, a part of former IIT Madras-incubated start-up ecoLogin, is making unadulterated honey from the Nilgiris accessible to the mainstream market

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Here's how this Odisha metal band's album is going to hold a mirror up to today's society

Uddharett is the metal band from Bhubaneswar, Odisha that you need to watch out for. We tell you why you need to check out their upcoming album, A Chaotic Reflection which will come out in April 

Published on 2nd February 2021
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IIT Madras’ cultural fest Saarang goes virtual for the first time in 26 years

One of the largest student-run festivals in India, Saarang, which has ISO 9001:2015 certification, usually hosts more than 100 events and attracts a footfall of around 80,000

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Economic Survey pegs India's FY22 economic growth in at 11 per cent

In the quarter ended June 2020, the GDP contracted by 23.9 per cent followed by a milder contraction of 7.5 per cent in the quarter ended September 2020

Published on 29th January 2021
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High chloride content in PM 2.5 behind Delhi's fog and haze, finds a study by IITM researchers

Visibility reduction by means of fog and haze formation over national capital has been a longstanding problem causing severe financial losses and jeopardising human lives

Published on 27th January 2021

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