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QS World University Rankings 2022

QS World University Rankings 2022 was released recently, in which Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru has become the highest ranked Indian Institute. Rank of IISc Bengaluru has improved by 31 places. Rank of Indian Universities or Institutes Among the Indian institute, IIT-Bombay has been ranked second while IIT-Delhi has been ranked third. Overall, IISc ..

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New Ultra Strong 2-D polymer

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT scientists have created a new 2D polymer. The polymer was named 2DPA-1. It is lighter than plastic and stronger than steel. Unlike other polymers that form spaghetti like one dimensional chains, the 2DPA-1 self assembles into sheets. About the new 2-D polymer The polymers are plastics. They are made ..

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Kerala CM launched Super Fab Lab

The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the country’s first Super Fab Lab (Fabrication Laboratory) on Saturday, 25th January 2020 at the Integrated Startup Complex (ISC) of the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and from Palakkad, he launched the facility through remote control where he attended a function at the Government Polytechnic College. This fab ..

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Odisha government to partner with MIT-based Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

The Odisha government has decided to partner with Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) for targeted intervention in a set of social sectors including poorest of the poor through policy formulation and evaluations based on experimental research. The co-founders of J-PAL are Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo. The Massachusettes Institute of Technology ..

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IIT-Bombay best-ranked Indian institute in QS World Rankings

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay), has emerged as best-ranked Indian institute globally at 152nd position in QS World University Rankings’ 2020. IIT-Bombay has been securing top position among all Indian institutes for past three years and in 2020 edition it has improved its rank by 10 moving up places from 2018 ranking. Key ..

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I. M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102 in US

Ieoh Ming Pei, the globe-trotting, versatile, preeminent Chinese-US architect who created a distinct brand of modern building design with his sharp lines and exquisite structures, has died at age of 102 years. Background I.M. Pei was born on 26 April 1917, in Canton, China and in 1935 he came to United States with plans to ..

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