25th edition of ‘Saarang’ kicks off at IIT-M, Chennai

The lush green campus of IIT-Madras has come alive with the music, dance and games for the 25th edition of Saarang, the institutes annual cultural festival which began today. The events will go on till 12 January. The institute is set to host more than 100 events and expects a footfall of 70,000 students from 500 colleges.

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Fathima death: Madras HC turns down plea seeking CBI probe

The Madras High Court today rejected a plea seeking CBI probe into the alleged suicide of IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef. The petition was filed by Indian National Students Association. Continue Reading

IIT-M suicide: Experts call for independent bodies in higher educational institutions

Days after Fathima Latheef, a 19-year-old post graduate student of IIT-Madras, allegedly committed suicide, experts call for a safe and democratic space to discuss issues in premier institutions. Continue Reading

CSK owner N Srinivasan on how he weathered corporate turbulence

”There was an onslaught on me and on Chennai Super Kings (CSK). But we resisted, a natural instinct took over,” said vice-chairman and managing director, India Cements, N Srinivasan while addressing students of IIT-Madras at the 37th Endowment Lecture on ‘Leadership in turbulent times’ organised by IIT- Madras and Employers’ Federation of Southern India (EFSI) here Thursday. Continue Reading

World has “great expectations” from India, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the world has “great expectations” from India, and asserted that his government will lead the country to a path of ‘greatness’ where it will be beneficial to the entire globe.
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