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With Omicron, Third Wave Projected To Hit India By Feb But May Be Milder Than Second

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While the transmissibility of infection seems to have increased because of this new variant, there is still not enough clarity on whether or not it will cause severe disease and whether it will evade immunity

SC Notice To Centre, IITs On Plea Seeking Quota In Faculty Recruitment

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice on a plea seeking direction to all the 23 IITs to follow the reservation policy in the admission in the research degree programmes and recruitment of faculty. A bench headed by Justice L.N. Rao and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and B.V. Nagarathna, after hearing arguments in the matter, issued notice to Centre and all the IITs.

People Are 10 Times More Likely To Inhale Covid-19 Aerosols From Public Washroom Than Open Spaces

In a new study, published in the journal Physics of Fluids, the team at IIT-Bombay explored how airflow can mitigate the transmission of Covid-19 indoors by taking cue from airflow around aircraft and engines.

IIT Student Accused Of Rape Gets Bail As Court Calls Him 'State's Future Asset'

Aug 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Gauhati high court granted bail to the accused for Rs 30,000 bond along with two sureties.

IIT Madras Develops Algorithms For Drones To Study How Fire Behaves In Space Stations

A multirotor microgravity platform can also simulate reduced-gravity environments similar to Moon and Mars, thereby recreating those conditions on Earth for experiments.

06 May, 2021

1.12 Lakh People Join ‘AI For India’ Event, Set Guiness Record

Outlook Web Bureau

This new record is nearly 50 times the previous record for the number of users taking a programming lesson in 24 Hours

27 April, 2021

Watch: IIT Kharagpur Teacher Abuses SC, ST Students For Not Standing Up For National Anthem

Outlook Web Bureau

A video of an IIT professor went viral on Twitter, as she is seen verbally abusing students in an online class.

05 April, 2021

52 IIT-Jodhpur Students Test Covid-19 Positive In One Week

Outlook Web Bureau

The students had returned to the institute to attend their mandatory laboratory sessions

03 April, 2021

IIT Delhi Chips In To Manage Solid Waste In Lahaul-Spiti

Ashwani Sharma

IIT Delhi has signed an MoU with the Lahaul-Spiti administration to segregate, collect, manage and ensure safe disposal of solid waste generated in the district.

28 March, 2021

Covid-19: Mumbai, Gujarat Record Highest Single-Day Spike Since Pandemic Outbreak

Outlook Web Bureau

Mumbai now has 53 containment zones while the number of buildings sealed following recovery of Covid-19 cases rose to 551.

14 February, 2021

PM Modi Inaugurates 1000-Crore 'Discovery Campus' Of IIT Madras

Outlook Web Bureau

Two research centres have already been planned for the Discovery Campus which will be functional by the end of the year.


27 January, 2021

Burning Plastic Could Be Causing Visibility Reduction Over Delhi: IIT Madras Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The researchers noted that during the winter season, most of the Indo Gangetic Plain invariably is engulfed in a dense fog and haze.

27 January, 2021

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar To Receive Mahaveer Award

Giridhar Jha

Kumar is known for running Super 30 programme for the last 18 years in Patna to mentor 30 students free of cost through coaching for India’s premier IIT-JEE.

05 January, 2021

Goa Government Demarcates Land For IIT Campus Amid Protests


Police teams were called in to prevent villagers from stopping officers of the state land survey department from demarcating the land for the project

16 December, 2020

After IIT Madras, Tamil Nadu Orders Covid Testing In All Colleges

Outlook Web Bureau

IIT-Madras has closed its departments, centres, labs and the library earlier this week citing the spurt in coronavirus cases in hostels.

15 December, 2020

79 More Test Positive For Covid At IIT Madras, Tally Reaches 183


Following the outbreak, the institute shut all its departments and classes were being held online.

14 December, 2020

66 Students, 5 Staff Members At IIT-Madras Test Positive For Coronavirus, Departments Shut

Outlook Web Bureau

Student and teachers have been asked to work from home.


09 December, 2020

18-Year-Old Student Who Lost IIT Seat By Clicking Wrong Link Gets Admission


18-year-old Siddhant batra had lost his seat in IIT Bombay because he clicked on a wrong link during online admission process.

Photo Gallery

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta