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These IIT Kharagpur researchers can generate power from your wet clothes

The researchers have utilised tiny channels, so-called nanochannels, in the cellulose-based fabric network traditionally woven, to generate electrical power

Published on 18th September 2019
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When you stop being curious, you grow old: Why Sudha Murty doesn't care about awards or honours

The Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation spills the beans on what makes her truly happy and why nothing can stop her from giving her absolute best at everything in life

Published on 18th September 2019
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The University of Queensland has plenty of Indian PhD scholars. This is why

Dr Jessica Gallagher of the University of Queensland tells us more about their focus on partnerships with Indian varsities

Published on 18th September 2019
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Why Newcastle Uni's WiDeN project is telling the stories of women who deserve the attention

Newcastle University's Professor Karen Ross speaks about Project WiDeN which aims to tell stories about underprivileged women across the globe 

Published on 21st August 2019
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This electric auto rickshaw designed by IIT Kharagpur students could make you turn Ola, Uber away soon

Manuj Agrawal, one of the students, explains to us why they wanted to create this vehicle and what makes it different from the electronic three-wheelers already in the market

Published on 18th September 2019
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IIT KGP students develop new green vehicle 'DESHLA' with a lithium ion battery that can last up to 7 years

The new green vehicle 'DESHLA', designed and built by the team, is set to pose a strong challenge to the current generation of three-wheeler autos and high-maintenance e-rickshaws

Published on 17th September 2019
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No patient will be deprived of mental healthcare by 2022: Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan

Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that NIMHANS would lead other mental health hospitals in the country to set up and strengthen educational institutes

Published on 17th September 2019
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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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VIT to allow students to take semester break to work in the industry, hire foreign profs, after IoE fillip 

After getting the coveted Institution of Eminence tag from the MHRD, VIT Chancellor G Viswanathan tells Edex about how they're taking India into the world rankings soon

Published on 16th September 2019
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IIT Mandi Catalyst's Himalayan Start-up Trek selects 25 best ideas to address climate issues, pollution and more

More than 270 teams applied for HST 2019. A total of 60 teams including individuals and organizations were shortlisted

Published on 16th September 2019
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Issue of linking social media profiles with Aadhaar needs to be decided at the earliest: SC

The bench further said it will not go into the merits of the case and would simply decide the transfer petition filed by Facebook

Published on 14th September 2019
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IIT students should find ways to arrange green fodder for animals and cheaper alternatives to plastic: PM Modi

Kick-starting the 'Start-up Grand Challenge' project, PM Modi said that the IIT students should associate with it and provide solutions to the problem

Published on 11th September 2019
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Here's how you can access all your social media handles in one place with the 'My Social Handle' app

My Social Handle is a one-of-a-kind app that seamlessly allows a user to connect with various social media accounts using just one unique ID

Published on 11th September 2019
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Sexual harassment at IIT Kanpur: Which colleges in India have been hit by #MeToo scandals?

Hit by #MeToo allegations are some of the most famous educational institutes of the country – IIMC, IISc, Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad, whose names made headlines for quite sometime

Published on 10th September 2019
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This Andhra girl joined PM Modi for the Chandrayaan-2 launch but her school has no drinking water or playground

With no purified drinking water facility in the school, students drink running water which is also used for washrooms

Published on 10th September 2019

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