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IIT Roorkee committed to rebuilding lives in Uttarakhand: Director

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:59

A year has passed since Uttarakhand was ravaged by floods, but the Himalayan state still lies in shambles. Hoping to avoid future disasters, IIT Roorkee is studying the "dynamic behaviour" of the rivers, which have changed their course, to adopt suitable measures, says its director Pradipta Banerji.

Three kidnapped children found, woman arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 00:11

A woman who had allegedly kidnapped three minor children of a family on a pilgrimage to Kaliyar Dargah in Roorkee has been arrested, police said on Saturday.

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.

IIT Roorkee student commits suicide

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 15:22

An IIT Roorkee student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan inside his room in the hostel premises at Roorkee in Haridwar, police said on Thursday.

IIT Roorkee student commits suicide

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 13:45

An IIT Roorkee student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan inside his room in the hostel premises at Roorkee in Haridwar, police said today.

IIT-Roorkee professor found dead with throat slit

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 12:13

A senior professor at IIT, Roorkee, was found dead at his flat on the campus with his throat slit, a senior police official said on Thursday.

IIT entrance exam result on June 23

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 23:47

The results for IIT (advanced) examination for the prestigious technical institutes would be announced on June 23.

Roorkee based dentist found murdered

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 12:05

A Roorkee-based dentist was found murdered at Dhamat village under Purkazi police station in the district here, police said.

Anna Hazare threatens to return Padma Bhushan

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 18:03

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday thereatened to return the Padma Bhushan conferred upon him, accusing the UPA of betraying the nation on the issue of Lokpal.

Bangladesh national without visa held in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 18:08

A Bangladeshi national was held here after being found entering into the country illegally, police said on Friday.

IIT Roorkee launches funding initiative for student

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 20:42

IIT Roorkee alumni has launched a funding initiative under which the alumni will directly fund student projects.

Illegal arms manufacturing factory busted

Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 23:43

Police have busted an illegal arms manufacturing factory and seized more than half a dozen country made pistols, cartridges and gun manufacturing equipments at Khero Shikohpur village near Roorkee.