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Move Over Shaktimaan: Bengaluru's TBS Planet is making Indian superheroes cool

A former Xiaomi and Flipkart alum, Rajeev Tamhankar wants to create more superheroes derived from Indian mythology and take them to Comic-Cons across the world

Published on 26th February 2017
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No jobs for alumni: IIT Roorkee Director says he won't hire his PhDs as staff because it's like 'marrying into family'

At a time when everything is Make in India, IIT-Roorkee's director says that he is keen on bringing in the best internstional and domestic faculty, instead of hiring alums to teach at IIT

Published on 26th March 2017
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IIT Roorkee lifts curfew at girls' hostel: Girls can roam around like boys, says director

The college authorities have also deputed patrolling squads around the case to make sure that no 'inappropriate' incident happens

Published on 29th March 2017
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Bon Voyage: How these students cracked a start-up competition to head to France

Repaul Kanji, a PhD student from IIT Roorkee, led his team in the 24H Chrono Entrepreneurship Challenge, and will not further his start-up dream in France

Published on 20th February 2018
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Varanasi flyover tragedy:  Samples of collapsed beam sent to IIT Roorkee for further analyses

The disaster on Tuesday evening killed 15 persons, injured half a dozen and flattened many two and four-wheeler vehicles

Published on 17th May 2018
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These IIT Roorkee students just designed a bike helmet that will inflate around your head when you crash

Three final years are creating a smart inflatable helmet - sensors and all - to make riding safer in India

Published on 26th June 2018
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In Hyderabad, United States Pharmacopeia has decided to set up space to train eager students in pharmaceuticals

USP has chosen Hyderabad as its destination to set up a permanent space for training pharma students

Published on 3rd July 2018
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This bamboo footwear, designed by IIT Roorkee grads, will let you run without injuring yourself

Prateek Sharma, Co-founder, and CEO is a Sports Engineer from Center for Sports Engineering Research, Sheffield, UK and a Materials Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Published on 9th July 2018
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IIT Roorkee’s PhD Scholar’s study says solar energy available during the winter season could be used effectively for heating

The solar energy available in the daytime could be stored under the ground and can be used for space heating in the night time

Published on 31st July 2018
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop carbon nanodots from rose leaves that can diagnose and destroy cancer cells

Dr Gopinath’s team has synthesised carbon nanodots by heating the leaves of Catharanthus roseus, commonly called rosy periwinkle and Vinca rosea

Published on 8th November 2018
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IIT Roorkee discovers chikungunya medication in tamarind seeds

Chikungunya and other alphaviruses are made of a single strand of RNA that is enveloped in a capsule. 

Published on 13th November 2018
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This IIT Roorkee scientist's research on wastewater and clean fuel is the sustainable step forward

Professor V C Srivastava from IIT Roorkee was awarded the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award for Sustainable Development

Published on 11th December 2018
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IIT Roorkee's warning system will alert people up to a minute before an earthquake strikes

While this may not be enough to completely evacuate buildings, such warnings can at least allow people to take cover and protect themselves from fatal injuries

Published on 27th December 2018
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SRM’s latest campus in Amaravati holds a lot of promise and wishes to offer multi-disciplinary learning

Vice-Chancellor Dr Jamshed Bharucha holds a master’s from Yale University and PhD from Harvard University

Published on 31st December 2018
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Why Classplus is an app that every tuition master needs to use

Mukul Rustagi helps us understand the workings of his new tutor-app that proves to be advantageous to both tutors and students

Published on 4th January 2019

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