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IIT Hike Research Fellowship

#HikeResearchFellowship: Five months after protests, only 10 IITs have actually hiked stipends for researchers

A crowdsourced list says that most public institutes of higher education in the country are yet to disburse the hiked stipends 
 

Published on 1st June 2019
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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
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#JusticeForFathimaLatheef: CCB summons three professors mentioned in suicide note

The Kerala Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan has written to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to initiate an immediate probe into the case

Published on 18th November 2019
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'Flea' to this fun book exchange at the Madras Margarita flea market

Lakshmi Palaniappan, the brain behind Madras Margarita - the one-of-a-kind flea market in Chennai - came up with idea of a book exchange at the flea, thanks to her love for books

Published on 15th June 2018
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'Get My Parking': This app helps people to park their vehicles smartly

It might take a heavy dose of luck if you want to find a parking space in a city. Two youngsters, one an engineer with an MBA and the other, an MBA, came together with a plan to sort out this issue

Published on 9th May 2018
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'We've had petrol bombs thrown at us,' IIT-BHU students beg for more security on campus

The students have started a petition on Change.org after repeated requests to the administration feel on deaf ears

Published on 17th November 2017

‘Aanandam’ of acting on his every impulse

Anandam fame Roshan Mathew has reached where he is with the burning passion to perform, from stages in schools to the silver screen we trace his journey

Published on 1st March 2017
Thuvakkam

 From being a group of SRM students, how NGO Thuvakkam is now taking Politics and Eco Policy to Govt school kids

Started as a student initiative, Tamil Nadu-based NGO Thuvakkam is now creating impactful citizens out of school children with their classes and intuitive programmes

Published on 5th February 2020
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11 Indian universities make it to top 100 Emerging Economies University Rankings, 2020

A total of 56 Indian universities appear in the full ranking of a total of 533 universities across emerging economies of the world

Published on 19th February 2020
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147 candidates apply for Bharathiar varsity VC post, including former Annamalai, Thiruvalluvar VC 

Candidates from various parts of the State, outside Tamil Nadu have also applied for the Bharathiar University VC post

Published on 11th September 2019
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15.18 lakh Tamil Nadu students to get laptops worth Rs 1,340.44 crore this year

Seven students from parts of the State received laptops from the CM in person at the Secretariat. During 2017-18, as many as 37,88,528 students got laptops worth Rs 5,552.39 crore

Published on 28th February 2019
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18 Till I Die: Why TN getting a new Governor may only delay Anna University's chances of getting a Vice-Chancellor, after 18 months without a head

Eighteen months after the last VC relinquished charge, the governing varsity for almost every engineering college in Tamil Nadu is languishing without a head. And the strain is beginning to show

Published on 4th October 2017
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37 TN colleges feature in NIRF list just like last year, but not the same ones

A significant number of colleges have fallen several places this year while a whole bunch of new colleges have made a grand entry

Published on 3rd April 2018
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39 Tamil Nadu Colleges among India's best colleges in MHRD's NIRF rankings

Presidency College, Chennai, managed to move two ranks upward, by securing the third position in the list. Colleges in TN have done it again

Published on 8th April 2019
Role models, IIT Madras survey

50% young Indians look at politicians and scientists as role models, finds IIT Madras survey

The survey does not stop at just idols and also deals with the broader aspects of reimagining India in 2030 — towards which a campaign was launched by IIT Madras alumni recently 

Published on 16th September 2019

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