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Top 100 Universities of India as per All-India Ranking by Ministry of HRD

India’s Union HRD ministry’s NIRF has released the the country’s ranking of top universities and institutes in categories of univesities, engineering institutes, management institutes, and pharma institutes. As expected JNU has come on top at third while the science streams had IISc of Bangalore on top of the list. Leaving aside IISc and ICT-Mumbai, JNU tops the general stream of ...

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Top 10 Universities of India 2015 as Per NIRF Ranking

Ending fake claims of rankings across the country, India’s Union HRD ministry’s NIRF has released the the country’s ranking of top universities and institutes in categories of univesities, engineering institutes, management institutes, and pharma institutes. As expected JNU has come on top at third while the science streams had IISc of Bangalore on top of the list. Leaving aside IISc ...

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JNU Ranked 3rd in India’s First Ever Ranking of Universities, IISc Tops

JNU Row

Ending fake claims of rankings across the country, the Union HRD ministry constituted NIRF has released the the country’s ranking of top universities and institutes in categories of univesities, engineering institutes, management institutes, pharma institutes. As expected JNU has come on top at third while science streams had IISc of Bangalore on top of the list. Leaving aside IISc and ...

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Bellandur Lake Fire: Javadekar Hints at Banning Phosphates in Detergents

When Bellandur lake with froth made news two years ago, there were expert missions which visited the scene and submitted their report. Again two years ago when the waste from garment units mixed into the lake and caught fire due to methane generated inside, the local IISc scientists visited and submitted their report. The outcome remained lukewarm from the local ...

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IISc Ranks 37 in Times Higher Education List of 2015 for Asia

The Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and Punjab University (Chandigarh) have made it to be among the list of top 50 universities across Asia, not considering the fact that no Indian varsity or institute figures in the world top 100 list. The Asia University Ranking is one of the category in Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Indian Institute of ...

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Methane, Phosphate Behind Bangalore’s Bellandur Lake Fire: Experts

Bellandur Lake in Bangalore that caught fire on May 16 for over 5 minutes was due to garment factories’ effluents released into the waters, confirmed a team of IISc. The Bellandur lake is in the neighbourhood of posh HSR Layout in Bangalore with several garment factories and jeans manufacturers located in the vicinity and the problem of effluents let out ...

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Why India Lacks Nobel Laureates in Science? Wonders Harsh Vardhan

India needs a brainstorming exercise to find out why it lacks Nobel Laureautes in science while those who migrated abroad are bringing laurels to the mother land, said Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday in Kolkata. Wondering why Indian scientists have not received the Nobel prize after Sir C.V. Raman, who bagged the honour way back ...

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PM opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore after opening the Aero Show 2015 in the morning at Yelahanka. The new nano centre is designed to provide research and technology leadership in the areas of nano-electronics and nanotechnology, key to the “Make in India” initiative in the ...

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Commonwealth Science Conference Will Begin Today in Bengaluru

The Garden city is all set to hold the Commonwealth Science Conference from Tuesday evening, which is being held in India for the first time. While President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the conference in Bengaluru today, Duke of York Prince Andrew will be the special guest at the inaugural session of the four-day conference at the country’s premiere Indian Institute ...

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Why India lacks scientific vigour?

Why India lacks scientific vigour? Why is it that India is lagging far behind the West and now the East, especially behind Japan, China and South Korea? In a country of more than 1.2 billion people, science graduates are more than half of the educated youth coming out the universities but the pattern has seen no change. Indian students are ...

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