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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IIT-M develops technique to recover oil from offshore wells

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras are developing indigenous processes for efficient recovery of oil from mature offshore wells. In India, domestic crude oil production is currently insufficient to meet the nation’s energy demands. Continue Reading

IIT-M team to make it big in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in July

Avishkar Hyperloop, a student-led team from IIT Madras and the only team from Asia, has qualified for the finals to be held at the SpaceX headquarters in California this July, where they will run their pod through a mile long vacuum tube. Continue Reading

IIT Madras & Japanese firms to set up jt research centre

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday (14 November) with Japanese firms alfaTKG Co Ltd and OKABE Manufacturing Co Ltd, for collaborating in core areas of manufacturing sector including Research and Development (R&D). Continue Reading