TN varsity students indulge in arson, violence

Chennai, Nov 22 : Students of Satyabama University near here on Wednesday late evening set on fire their hostel beds late on Wednesday and engaged in acts of vandalism, said a Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department official. “The students have set fire to some beds in their hostel. They started stoning our vehicle. […]

VCs can sanction works costing Rs 5 cr: Sisodia

New Delhi, Nov 22 : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodiae on Wednesday said that the state government-funded universities will now have financial autonomy as their Vice Chancellors have been empowered to sanction new works amounting upto Rs 5 crore per annum, if carried out by Public Works Department (PWD). He said that if some […]

IIEST Shibpur to reinforce student placement, internships

Kolkata, Nov 22 : The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, (IIEST) Shibpur, is taking steps to “overhaul the placements and internships” of its students, its director said on Wednesday. “Keeping in view the urgent need for reinforcing the placement and training section, a selection committee comprising of a professor of IIT Kharagpur, a […]

India needs micro-data centres to connect the next billion: HP Inc

By Nishant Arora New Delhi, Nov 22 : To connect the next billion, India must establish micro-data centres — which can even run on a laptop from any location with a cell tower — and shun gigantic data centres that can cost a bomb in terms of building physical infrastructure, a global HP Inc executive […]

Students working overtime to build Apple iPhone X: Report

Beijing, Nov 22 : Struggling to meet the demand after production delays, Apple supplier Foxconn has reportedly employed thousands of students to assemble iPhone X who are being forced to work overtime, media reported. According to The Financial Times, students in the age group 17-19 were hired as interns in September and were told to […]

CBI questions bus conductor’s kin in Ryan murder case

New Delhi, Nov 21 : The CBI on Tuesday questioned O.P. Chopra — a relative of bus conductor Ashok Kumar who was arrested in the Pradhuman Thakur’s murder in a Gurugram school — for over eight hours vis-a-vis his audio clipping regarding the case. A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official said Chopra, Ashok’s maternal […]