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Lakhs appear for JEE Mains 2014 exam today

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 09:52

The Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014 will be held by the Central Board of Secondary Education on Sunday.

Coaching industry

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 18:09

The massive social pull of tuitions at all levels today have made coaching classes parallel to India’s formal education system. Patricia Mascarenhas takes a peek into these alternate avenues of education.

Onward robotic soldiers: IIT students pioneer cutting-edge research

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 09:47

icture this: Robots braving bullets while ferrying weapons and ammunition to soldiers on the battle front. Or, a robotic arm resembling the human variety that can work in hazardous areas like blast furnaces. Students at IIT-Roorkee are swotting to turn these ideas into reality.

A Turn in Tide?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 17:58

Is engineering losing its sheen? Experts tell Gauri Rane that despite the rise in vacant seats and limited job prospects it is not so.

Body of IIT-Kharagpur student found hanging in room

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 18:25

The body of a second year MTech student of Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room Monday, a top institute official said.

Indian monsoon strengthened by dust kicked up in Asia

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:27

A new analysis of data from satellite has revealed a link between dust in North Africa and West Asia and stronger monsoons in India.

Indian-American scientist develops world`s first 3-D model fingerprint

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 20:14

In a development that could assist the accuracy of fingerprint-matching technology, computer scientists led by an Indian-American, have built the first three dimensional (3-D) model of a human fingerprint.

Robot that can talk, emote and read human minds built by IIT alumnus

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 19:42

This is not a science fiction, but real! Charles or Charlie the robot, can talk, walk, sing, tell the weather and even read human minds.

Spoken Tutorial Project to roll out at Marathwada Varsity

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 19:15

IIT-B will launch the Spoken Tutorial Project at the Marathwada University campus to enable its students to access IT literacy free of cost.

Major fire breaks out on IIT-Delhi campus, all safe

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 11:52

A major has been reported at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Delhi campus on Monday. The incident has triggered panic among students and the teaching staff of the prestigious engineering institution.


Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 18:40

What will transformation India in years to come are education and technology, say experts at a recently concluded lecture series on ‘Technology in education’. Patricia Mascarenhas reports.

Innovate, survive and thrive!

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 18:03

Alexander Blass, CEO, Innovation Institute of America, shared some important notes on innovation at the recently concluded Enterpreneurship Summit of IIT-B Prachi Rege reports.