IIT Kanpur Pollution

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Kanpur Brings Artificial Rain To Combat Hazards Of Pollution

In an effort to combat the hazards of pollution amid stubble burning, Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city is expected to have artificial rainfall this week. the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) is on the brink of deploying an innovative solution – creating artificial rain, by dispersing a blend of salts into clouds. However, according to the institute’s analysis, the implementation of this rain-inducing procedure is unlikely to occur… read-more

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 09:18 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Artificial Rain, IIT kanpur, Indian Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Courtesy: News 18

IIT Kanpur

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IIT Kanpur PhD Student Dies By Suicide In Hostel Room

A PhD student from IIT Kanpur was found dead in his hostel room, on September 6. The incident reportedly came to light after Prasant Singh, the student, locked himself inside the room and didn’t step out. When the security forced entry into the room, Singh was found hanging from the ceiling, with the help of a bed sheet. His body was taken to a Mortuary, and further investigation is underway.

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 11:59 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PhD, IIT kanpur, Suicide, Student Suicide, crime news

Courtesy: ANI


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IIT Kanpur Student Drowned In Ganga, Confirms UP Police

In Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, an IIT student identified as Chanchal Kumar Meena drowned to death in River Ganga, confirmed police on June 19. As per PTI,  ACP Kernalganj Tirpurari Pandey said, "Two students of IIT Kanpur had drowned while taking bath in river Ganga.  One of them was saved, while the other one drowned." Notably, a group of 10 IIT-Kanpur students went to the Atal Ghat at the Ganga Barrage.

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 06:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: River Ganga, IIT kanpur, Drowned, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Police

Covid Fourth Wave

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India May Witness 4th Wave Of COVID-19 In June: IIT-Kanpur Experts

Experts from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K) have predicted that India may witness the fourth wave of COVID in June. ''The fourth wave starts from June 22, reaching its peak on August 23 and ending on October 24,” stated researchers. Its severity will depend on the emergence of new variants and the vaccination status. Notably, researchers had made predictions for the third wave and it was near accurate.

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 06:26 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, Covid-19, Fourth Wave, June, IIT kanpur

Courtesy: The Times of India

PM Modi At IIT Kanpur

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India Becomes Largest Startup Hub In World: PM Modi At Kanpur IIT Convocation

PM Narendra Modi addressed the 54th convocation of IIT Kanpur, on December 28.  During the event, PM Modi said, "Today India has become the largest startup hub in the world". PM emphasised on growth of the IIT sector since 2014, after BJP came into power. In the past seven years, the Centre also launched schemes and initiatives, 'paving new roads for youth,' said Modi, who is in Kanpur. 

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 02:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, IIT kanpur, PM Modi, IT sector, Startup Hub

Kanpur Metro and CM Yogi

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CM Yogi Kicks Off Kanpur Metro's Trial Run; Likely To Launch By Dec

The trial run of the Kanpur Metro has been started by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on November 10. ''Within the next four to six weeks, we'll be able to complete the trial and get it launched by PM Narendra Modi,'' said CM Yogi. The commercial operation of the metro is expected to start between December 15-20. In the first phase, the metro will ply between IIT Kanpur and Motijheel. 

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 02:24 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Kanpur Metro, CM Yogi, Trial Run, IIT kanpur, Metro

Arya Rajagopal with her father at petrol pump

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Daughter Of Petrol Pump Attendent Gets Admission In IIT Kanpur

Inspiring thousands of students who don't have luxurious facilities, Arya Rajagopal, who's a daughter of a petrol pump attended, secured admission in IIT Kanpur to pursue a degree in Petroleum Engineering. Reportedly, her father has been working at the pump for the last 20 years. He also helped Arya to complete her Bachelor's from the National Institute of Technology (NIT). Besides, Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also Congratulated her… read-more

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 - 11:02 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: petrol pump, Attendend, IIT kanpur, Petroleum Engineering

Courtesy: The Better India

IIT Kanpur

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IIT Kanpur To Introduce Multi-Lingual Institute

IIT Kanpur has declared building a new institute named Shivani Centre for the “seamless integration of students from Hindi and other Indian languages (OILs) backgrounds.” The institute will offer course content in regional languages that will enable the students to get preferred jobs in sectors with restricted opportunities at the end of the academic session. Besides, the institutes will help in the development of self-expression and… read-more

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 10:06 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Hindi, Indian Languages, Education, university, IIT kanpur

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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ICMR Gets DGCA, MoCA Nod To Conduct Drone Trials For Vaccine Delivery

The Indian Council of Medical Research has received a go-ahead from the Civil Aviation ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation to conduct trials of COVID-19 vaccine delivery through drones. Granted conditional exemption, the study will be conducted in a collaborative effort with IIT-Kanpur. Valid for only one year the permission requires the trial conducting entities to fulfill all conditions laid by DGCA and MoCA, to avoid action… read-more

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: ICMR, DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, IIT kanpur

Courtesy: Times Now