INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS
Ensure placements are not affected due to coronavirus situation: HRD minister tells IITs
"A task force call for placements may be set up in institutes to liaise with various companies to ensure that adequate placement not below the levels of past years may take place in these institutes. Academic calendar of the institutes may be prepared so that students do not lose summer and winter internships," Nishank told the IIT heads.
COVID-19: IIT researchers developing robots to deliver food, medicines to patients in isolation wards
The team from IIT Guwahati's Mechanical...
IISc engineers begin work on ventilator prototype
The IISc team is building a prototype of an electro-mechanical ventilator using components ...
Drones could be potential game changers in fight against Covid-19
Not just in India, drones have been used in China and South Korea for spraying disinfectants.
Coronavirus: IIT Guwahati students develop drone to sanitise large areas
The student group, which has a start-up called "Racerfly", has approached the Assam and Uttarakhand governments offering to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic with their sprayer system which they claim can accomplish the task in less than 15 minutes which would otherwise take a person 1.5 days of work.
Love thy neighbour in Covid times: Indians value friendship even if it's online
Video calls, group chats are helping us stay connected.
India reports 227 new coronavirus cases in a day
People not following social distancing norms or reporting symptoms, says health ministry
Japan's Marubeni to foray into Indian real estate
To invest Rs 300 cr in Wadhwa's Residential Project in Mumbai's Mulund suburb
Coronavirus: IIT Kanpur to develop low-cost portable ventilators to aid medical infrastructure
Professors at IIT Kanpur claim that while invasive ventilators are available at around Rs 4 lakh per unit in the market, this ventilator will be made at a cost of Rs 70000 per unit as all the components have been sourced from India only. Two graduates from the institute who are running a start up, have developed a prototype for the portable ventilator.
US scientists link BCG vaccination with fewer COVID-19 cases, Indian scientists hopeful but cautious
"We found that countries without universal policies of BCG vaccination, such as Italy, the Netherlands, and the United States, have been more severely affected compared to countries with universal and long-standing BCG policies," noted the researchers led by Gonzalo Otazu, assistant professor of biomedical sciences at NYIT.
Amidst shortage, institutes make their own hand sanitisers
The Indian Institutes of Technology at Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Ropar, Madras, MNIT Jalandhar, the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, St Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University, Lucknow University and Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University are among those making their own sanitisers.
COVID-19: IIT-KGP students make videos on WHO guidelines in 12 Indian languages to create awareness
Vision Prabaho, a students' group known for its environmental activities on the institutes campus, has uploaded videos on the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu, a member of the organisation said on Wednesday.
Customers won't face any disruption post Allahabad Bank merger: Indian Bank
The merger is part of the government's mega consolidation plan to amalgamate 10 state-run banks to create four global-sized lenders, beginning next financial year.
COVID-19: IIT-KGP researchers develop hand sanitisers
Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have developed two different alcohol-based hand sanitisers based on WHO guidelines amid the coronavirus outbreak.
NSM-TAC approves installation of supercomputing facility at IIT-Guwahati
The installation of this supercomputing system at IIT Guwahati has been initiated under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). The Department of Science and Technology (DST) along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) are coordinating the mission and the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, are the implementing agencies of the mission.
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