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First Yoga University at Hardwar soon

The national highway between Roorkee and Hardwar will remain closed for vehicular traffic on April 6 owing to the VVIPs' movement for the inauguration of the first Yoga University at Hardwar.All......

Alert: All India MCA Common Entrance Test

All India MCA Common Entrance Test organised by IIT, RoorkeeAdmissions to the MCA programme of all universities/institutions, which conduct admissions on an All India basis or have seats earmarked......

Panjab University beats IITs in global rankings

In the recently released Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Panjab University makes a stunning entry among the top 400 universities in the world. Read on to find out how other......

The man who paid Rs 90 lakh bribe to rly minister's nephew

The arrest of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s nephew accepting a bribe of Rs 90 lakh has just added to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s woes. Sheela Bhatt profiles the bribe-giver......

Team Anna to turn on the heat on UPA with yatra, fast

A day after Anna Hazare virtually gave a clean chit to the prime minister, Team Anna on Friday chalked out a campaign strategy for their indefinite fast, deciding to tour western Uttar Pradesh......

IIT, University of Texas in student exchange pact

The University of Texas at Dallas and the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, are expected to sign an agreement this month for exchange of students, faculty and research information between......

Indian-American named MacArthur Fellow

Indian-American environmental engineer Kartik Chandran, left, has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow and given a 'genius' grant of $625,000 for working on a novel solution to the world's need for......

Meet 10 Indians who head global tech companies

With Sundar Pichai becoming the CEO of Google, India has one more reason to cheer its prowess in the global IT sector.  Image: Sundar Pichai with wife Anjali. Photograph: Stephen......

IIT-Roorkee looks for collaborations in Houston

The management was open to attracting qualified people from the US for either short-term or long-term assignments in Roorkee, reports Manu Shah. Dr Pradipto Banerji, director, Indian Institute of......

10 Indians who are heading top tech firms, exciting projects

From being ridiculed by the western world for being a land of snake charmers, Indians have established themselves on the global business stage. Image: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Photograph,......

When Bollywood stars adopted

He may not have married but he may just make a great father. In keeping with his paternal instincts, Karan Johar will soon adopt a kid and become a sort of kunwara baap. Brownie points for such a......

Angelina Jolie meets Pak flood victims

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who recently donated USD 100,000 for victims of Pakistan's devastating floods, on......

Emmy Awards 2010: The big winners!

It was a star studded affair at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. The big winners include AMC's Mad Men and ABC's Modern Family, as well as Eric Stonestreet, Jane Lynch, Jim......

What Shahid and Anushka have been up to!

If you're wondering what Shahid Kapoor and Anushka Sharma have been up to, then wonder no more. For here's a sneak peek at their upcoming movie Badmaash Company directed by......

SRK, Katrina are all business!

Katrina Kaif and Shah Rukh Khan pose during the inauguration session of the 11th FICCI-FRAMES convention in Mumbai on Tuesday. The three-day program is a convention on the business of......

Images: Bangladesh rally to shock England

Bangladesh relied on their tail-enders to return from the dead and pull off a sensational two-wicket upset victory over England in a World Cup Group B match to keep their quarter-final hopes alive......

World Cup buzz? No sign yet in Mumbai or Delhi

Cricket's biggest showpiece, the World Cup final, will be staged in India's financial capital Mumbai in little over six weeks but the sport-crazy citizens and casual visitors were hard-pressed to......

Narang is 'King' of the Delhi Games

India finished second in the final pecking order, with more than 100 medals, as the curtain came down on the Commonwealth Games, on Thursday. A record medal haul of 38 gold, 27 silver and 36......

One last major chance for wounded Tiger in 2010

Betrayed by his renowned clutch putting and winless in his first seven PGA Tour starts this year, Tiger Woods is desperate to move out of unfamiliar and decidedly uncomfortable territory. As......

South Africa thrash England

England recorded their lowest total in a Twenty20 international as South Africa bowled them out for just 111 before easing to a seven-wicket win in the World Cup second round match on Thursday.......
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Why MacArthur 'Genius' Kartik Chandran remembered IIT Roorkee on receiving $6,25,000 grant for his innovation

"A lot of what I do today is because of the foundation I received at IIT Roorkee," says Indian American environmental engineer Kartik Chandran who... ...
PU slips in global varsity ranking

The Administrative Block of Panjab University. (Express Photo) Slipping by 275 points, the Panjab University (PU) has appeared in the 501-600 slab... ...
IISc, IIT Bombay only two Indian institutes among top 400 varsities

New Delhi: Indian universities continued to fare poorly in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, which was led by the... ...
Indian-American prof. wins USD 625,000 MacArthur "Genius" grant

Chandran, an IIT Roorkee graduate, has won the fellowship for his work in "transforming wastewater from a pollutant requiring disposal to a... ...
Rs 1.5 Crore Per Annum - Thats A Common Package For IITians Even Before Final Placements Begin

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are seeing a jump of up to 50% in pre-placement offers (PPOs) from the year before. That's good news for... ...

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