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The IISc secured a perfect score of 100 out of 100 for the citations per faculty (CPF) metric in the analysis by London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). (File Photo)

Karnataka CM lauds IISc Bangalore for being ranked top research varsity in world

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 11:36 AM IST
In a tweet, the Karnataka chief minister lauded IISc for "imparting world-class education" and "facilitating cutting-edge research in science, technology, and engineering". He said that IISc Bengaluru has made every Indian proud.
The isolates or viral samples were recovered from nasal secretions of consenting Covid-19 positive individuals.(Pixabay | Representational image)
The isolates or viral samples were recovered from nasal secretions of consenting Covid-19 positive individuals.(Pixabay | Representational image)

Indian study finds multiple mutations, unique proteins in coronavirus

PTI | , Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:36 PM IST
The study has also shown that the host produces several proteins of their own as their body launches an immunological defence in response to the viral attack.
"To promote their wider adoption across India, the MoU between Danfoss India and IISc aims to increase knowledge systems around natural refrigerants both at the academic and industry level", company statement said.(HT File Photo)
"To promote their wider adoption across India, the MoU between Danfoss India and IISc aims to increase knowledge systems around natural refrigerants both at the academic and industry level", company statement said.(HT File Photo)

Danfoss, IISc ink pact to promote natural refrigerants

PTI | , Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 08:23 PM IST
The collaboration aims to develop a research and training centre focused on promoting the use of natural or CO2-based refrigerants, a company statement said.
The UGC has been publishing a yearly list of fake universities — existing or functioning — across the country since 1994 to caution students against taking admission in such institutions.(HT file photo)
The UGC has been publishing a yearly list of fake universities — existing or functioning — across the country since 1994 to caution students against taking admission in such institutions.(HT file photo)

Delhi govt launches crackdown on seven fake universities

Hindustan Times | By Fareeha Iftikhar and Abhishek Dey, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 03:12 AM IST
The Delhi government’s department of higher education has written to the deputy commissioner of police (headquarters) in connection with these “fake universities” and asked the police to provide an action-taken report (ATR) on the matter.
Indian Institute of Science.(File photo )
Indian Institute of Science.(File photo )

IISc scientists find more efficient, inexpensive way to measure evaporation

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 12:20 PM IST
“The device is a more efficient and inexpensive way to measure evaporation when compared with existing methods,” Bengaluru-based IISc said in a statement on Friday.
Representational photo.(REUTERS)
Representational photo.(REUTERS)

IISc researchers design ‘heat-tolerant’ Covid-19 vaccine candidate

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 06:49 PM IST
When tested on guinea pig models, the vaccine candidate triggered a strong immune response
IIT JAM 2021.(Screengrab)
IIT JAM 2021.(Screengrab)

IIT JAM 2021: Online application deadline extended till October 17, here’s how to apply

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 07:52 PM IST
IIT JAM 2021: The IIT JAM 2021 is scheduled to be held on February 14, 2021, and the results will be declared on March 20, 2021. The admit card for IIT JAM 2021 examination will be released on January 5, 2021.
Overall, the IISc (301-350) maintains its position as the highest-ranked Indian university since it first qualified for the rankings in 2015.(HT Photo)
Overall, the IISc (301-350) maintains its position as the highest-ranked Indian university since it first qualified for the rankings in 2015.(HT Photo)

Record 63 Indian universities join world ranking; IISc retains top position

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 05:59 AM IST
Among the debutant Indian institutions in this year’s rankings, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, King George‘s Medical University (Lucknow), and Mahatma Gandhi University rank highest (601-800 band)
IIT Delhi.(Agency file photo/Representative image)
IIT Delhi.(Agency file photo/Representative image)

ARIIA 2020 Rankings: IITs dominate Education ministry’s Innovation rankings

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 01:17 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore stands in the fourth place while the IIT Kharagpur stood fifth in the prestigious Institutes of National Importance and central universities category.
A woman sneezes as a doctor prepares to take a nasal swab to be tested for the coronavirus in Dharmsala.(AP File Photo)
A woman sneezes as a doctor prepares to take a nasal swab to be tested for the coronavirus in Dharmsala.(AP File Photo)

Why social distance and wearing mask is important? A new study on cough droplets finds out

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 09:11 AM IST
The mathematical model designed by the researchers on Covid-19 focusses on the aerodynamics of the droplets to understand how it infects a healthy person.
Ajay Singhal from Bharatpur.(HT)
Ajay Singhal from Bharatpur.(HT)

GATE Topper 2020: Meet GATE civil engineering topper 2020 Ajay Singha of Bharatpur who wants to become an IAS officer

Hindustan Times, Bharatpur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2020 01:59 PM IST
GATE Topper 2020: His father Rajesh Singhal runs a chemist shop in Uchchain. “I am proud of my son to got first rank in GATE after completing IIT. We want to see him as an IAS officer,” the father said.
Quacquarelli Symonds, which is one of the world’s leading academic ranking agencies, released lists on Wednesday ranking varsities on 50-odd different subjects ranging from art and design to engineering disciplines.(HT file)
Quacquarelli Symonds, which is one of the world’s leading academic ranking agencies, released lists on Wednesday ranking varsities on 50-odd different subjects ranging from art and design to engineering disciplines.(HT file)

QS Rankings 2020 for subjects released, IITs continue to shine

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 05:54 PM IST
The Indian Institutes of Technology in Bombay, Delhi, Kharagpur, Roorkee, the Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore), Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are among the few institutions in the country to feature among the top hundred in the latest global subject-wise QS rankings.
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.(HT file)
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.(HT file)

IISc to showcase activities on Open Day on February 29

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 04:37 PM IST
A “Kids-Zone” will offer a special attraction for all the younger students, with a number of science and technology demos on display, it said in a statement.
Winners of the Infosys Prize 2019.(www.infosys-science-foundation.com)
Winners of the Infosys Prize 2019.(www.infosys-science-foundation.com)

Infosys Science Prize 2019: IISc Bengaluru professor among six winners

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2019 04:39 PM IST
The Infosys prize carries a gold medal, citation and a purse of $100,000 which is the equivalent of Rs 71 lakh, the company said in a statement.
IIT Ropar received a very high score in citation impact and industry income measure.(HT File Photo)
IIT Ropar received a very high score in citation impact and industry income measure.(HT File Photo)

IIT Ropar ranked 2nd in India, outranks older IIT branches

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Accompanied by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, which secured the top rank in the country, it fell in the overall slab of 301-350 in the 2020 world rankings
Asian Varsity Rankings 2019: The rankings, collated annually by ‘Times Higher Education’, found that the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) held on to its 29th rank as a total of 49 Indian institutions made the cut to be included in the list.(HT file)
Asian Varsity Rankings 2019: The rankings, collated annually by ‘Times Higher Education’, found that the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) held on to its 29th rank as a total of 49 Indian institutions made the cut to be included in the list.(HT file)

Asian Varsity Rankings 2019: India delivers mixed performance, 49 Indian institutions in the list

PTI, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 12:01 PM IST
Asian Varsity Rankings 2019 : The rankings, collated annually by ‘Times Higher Education’, found that the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) held on to its 29th rank as a total of 49 Indian institutions made the cut to be included in the list.
Rescue officials assist in extinguishing a forest fire at Bandipur Tiger Reserve, in Bandipur.(PTI)
Rescue officials assist in extinguishing a forest fire at Bandipur Tiger Reserve, in Bandipur.(PTI)

Forest blaze can be prevented with controlled fires: Scientists

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Sibi Arasu
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 01:12 PM IST
Scientists and conservationists say the only way to prevent devastating fires is to restart controlled burning of dry and moist deciduous forests in the cold season.
India has improved its showing in the prestigious university rankings of Times Higher Education Emerging Economies . (Photo by Sushil Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
India has improved its showing in the prestigious university rankings of Times Higher Education Emerging Economies . (Photo by Sushil Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

India moves up in 2019 global education rankings

London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Twenty-five Indian institutions figure in the 2019 ranking of top 200 in 43 emerging economic countries – seven more than the number that figured in last year’s table, according to data released by Times Higher Education (THE) on Tuesday.
The Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings shows that the Indian Institute of Science retains the highest spot for India (14th), followed by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (27th).(HT file)
The Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings shows that the Indian Institute of Science retains the highest spot for India (14th), followed by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (27th).(HT file)

India moves up in 2019 global education rankings

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 10:53 PM IST
Twenty-five Indian institutions figure in the 2019 ranking of top 200 in 43 emerging economic countries – seven more than the number that figured in last year’s table, according to data released by Times Higher Education (THE) on Tuesday.
File photo of JNU administrative building. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo).(HT File Photo)
File photo of JNU administrative building. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo).(HT File Photo)

Top-ranking JNU, IIT-K yet to figure in ‘eminence’ race

New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 08:45 AM IST
IISc, which topped the NIRF rankings for 2018 in the universities category as well as overall, was the first institute to get the prestigious tag when the panel released its first list in July.
Bengaluru: Forensic experts conduct investigation outside the aero-dynamics laboratory of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. A suspected cylinder blast killed a 32-year old technician and injured three others during an experiment here. (PTI File Photo)(PTI)
Bengaluru: Forensic experts conduct investigation outside the aero-dynamics laboratory of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. A suspected cylinder blast killed a 32-year old technician and injured three others during an experiment here. (PTI File Photo)(PTI)

Bengaluru lab blast: Victims came early from lunch to celebrate one’s admission to US varsity

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Sibi Arasu
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 05:23 PM IST
The Laboratory for Hypersonic and Shock Wave Research, where the accident took place, is the largest of its kind in the world.
A scientist was killed and 3 people were injured in a cylinder blast at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, news agency ANI reported.(HT Photo)
A scientist was killed and 3 people were injured in a cylinder blast at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, news agency ANI reported.(HT Photo)

Researcher killed in cylinder blast at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 07:46 PM IST
A researcher was killed and 3 people were injured in a cylinder blast at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, news agency ANI reported.
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, has retained its position in Times Higher Education’s (THE) world university rankings 2019 as the highest-ranked centre in the country.(HT File Photo)
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, has retained its position in Times Higher Education’s (THE) world university rankings 2019 as the highest-ranked centre in the country.(HT File Photo)

IISc Bengaluru tops India in global list of best institutes

Hindustan Times, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 11:09 PM IST
The Times Higher Education’s (THE) world university rankings 2019, released on Wednesday, show Oxford continues to hold the first place, Cambridge second, and Stanford third. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology rose one place to number four.
The first lesson of the Kerala floods, therefore, is this; earthquakes and floods do not recognise distinctions invented by crafty humans to divide, and to rule(AFP)
The first lesson of the Kerala floods, therefore, is this; earthquakes and floods do not recognise distinctions invented by crafty humans to divide, and to rule(AFP)

Lessons India must learn from the Kerala disaster

PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2018 05:30 PM IST
If Kerala wishes to heed this second lesson, then the person they must listen to more attentively is the scientist I first went to that state with. Madhav Gadgil left the prospect of a dazzling career in the Western academy to join the Indian Institute of Science, where he established a Centre for Ecological Sciences. Through his own books and essays, and through the students he has nurtured and inspired, he has worked ceaselessly for ecological responsibility.
Kusala Rajendran (pictured) says she feels while promoting and recognising top educational organisations, the government should also give more opportunities and resources to ‘less privileged’ organisations.(Thulasiraman Natarajan)
Kusala Rajendran (pictured) says she feels while promoting and recognising top educational organisations, the government should also give more opportunities and resources to ‘less privileged’ organisations.(Thulasiraman Natarajan)

Studying earthquakes in Himalayas, effects in Gangetic plains should be priority: Top woman seismologist

HT Correspondent, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 09:17 PM IST
Kusala Rajendran, professor at the Indian Institute of Science’s Centre for Earth Sciences, Bangalore, became the first recipient of the National Award for Woman Scientist, instituted by the earth sciences ministry on Friday.
Tuberculosis causes 250,000 deaths in India each year.(Getty Images)
Tuberculosis causes 250,000 deaths in India each year.(Getty Images)

Bangalore scientists develop new TB drug regimen with better outcomes, lower toxicity

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 02:26 PM IST
Although the past decade has seen major developments in the TB drug discovery pipeline, there is a constant need for improved therapeutic interventions.
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