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India sees sharp drop in patent applications

Wednesday 8 January '14

Globally, India ranks 7th, China tops list of most patent applications.
Boost for Jaitapur n-project: 61 pc opt for new land compensation deal

Wednesday 25 December '13

Project has been facing protests from villagers of affected areas.
Western suburbs top BMC’s list of 'illegal' towers

Wednesday 25 December '13

Currently, there is lack of clarity as to which guidelines will be finally implemented.
IIT Bombay study identifies ‘highly vulnerable’ slum pockets in city

Monday 23 December '13

Flags slum areas in Mankhurd, Govandi and Deonar in M-East ward, Trombay in M-West ward, Bhandup-East in S ward and Mulund-East in T-ward
More students opting for change of branch at IIT Bombay

Thursday 12 December '13

There is no restriction on the strength of branch A, which may go well below its sanctioned strength.
Ex-students chip in to attract best faculty for IIT Bombay

Wednesday 11 December '13

The third project to be funded by the batch is the financial aid programme for students.
New mohalla committees help reduce crime, suggests study

Tuesday 10 December '13

While fear of crime came down by 49.14 per cent due to NMCs, crime reduction was as high as 49.5 per cent.
New Twist to Old Story

Monday 9 December '13

Mumbai museum restores Anvar-i Suhayli, an illustrated book commissioned by Emperor Akbar.
New Twist to Old Story

Monday 9 December '13

Mumbai museum restores Anvar-i Suhayli, an illustrated book commissioned by Emperor Akbar.
New Twist to Old Story

Monday 9 December '13

Mumbai museum restores Anvar-i Suhayli, an illustrated book commissioned by Emperor Akbar.
45% students feel ethical standards not up to mark at IIT-B

Thursday 5 December '13

Assessment reveals that students believe that academic malpractices in class exams seem to be less prevalent, with 68 per cent finding no fault with the current system.
The museum built by the British, with Kurla basalt and Malad stone

Tuesday 3 December '13

An iconic structure in south Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya’s dome draws inspiration from Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur
IIT-B kicks off placement season on a high note

Monday 2 December '13

10-15% increase in salaries offered as compared to last year.
Nano-device breakthrough to boost security

Sunday 1 December '13

An “e-dog” that can detect a bomb at a railway station or a crowded mall.
Varsity ropes in 3 agencies to step up students’ job-worthiness

Thursday 28 November '13

The agencies shortlisted by MU will focus on testing and training students on several parameters.
Kids’ safety: Govt walks the tightrope

Wednesday 27 November '13

A government resolution issued on November 18 makes school principals responsible for safe transportation of children to school and back home.
Rs 50,000 pours in every year for braveheart Sheru who took 3 bullets

Tuesday 26 November '13

Sheru was injured on 26/11, when terrorists opened fire at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.
DoT doubles penalty on mobile towers flouting emission norms

Friday 22 November '13

New circular raises the amount from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.
Nirbhaya, a tele-alarm for people in distress, debuts today in city

Friday 22 November '13

GPS-based tele-alarm device called ‘Nirbhaya’, which is named after the last year's Delhi gangrape victim, will be launched in the city by the Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) Friday.
TIFR scientists identify 'critical' role of gene in brain wiring

Monday 18 November '13

City Anchor: Once mechanism of this ‘gene control’ wiring is understood, it could be tested as potential marker to screen for neurological disorders.


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