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IIT-Bombay develops two apps to help civic bodies ensure individuals don't jump quarantine

The apps employ GPS data and geofencing to alert authorities of users breaching preset virtual geographical boundaries

30 Mar 2020 11:50 AM

Forest cover being mapped to ascertain encroachment

Thane has the highest encroachment cases, according to state forest department, amounting to 49,463 cases till 2018.

24 Sep 2019 2:58 AM

Mahul too toxic to live, says IIT-B report

The court had appointed IIT-B to conduct a survey to measure problems faced by people in Mahul.

10 Mar 2019 6:39 AM

IIT-Bombay student films woman bathing, gets arrested

Thane-resident Avinash Kumar Yadav has been charged under section 354.

25 Feb 2019 8:23 AM

IIT-B students join protest demanding fellowship hike

The students have demanded a revision of the current fellowship from the Ministry of human reso-urce development (MHRD) and funding agencies.

18 Jan 2019 4:32 AM


IIT-B fest launches solar chai on day 1

On day one, the chai thela managed to sell around 200 to 250 cups of tea to the visitors, for free.

15 Dec 2018 1:06 AM

IIT-B joins hand with NECTI for research efforts

The two organisations would explore the field of big data analytics, IoT and AI.

08 Dec 2018 1:34 AM

IIT finds quick way to detect cancer

Cancer cells can be detected using Raman spectroscopy technique.

22 Sep 2018 2:10 AM

IIT-B student’s body found in hotel, suicide suspected

Officials are now probing into the incident to ascertain the reason.

04 Sep 2018 2:09 AM

Marathon runners’ valuables stolen

At the end of the marathon, the runners came back to their parked cars only to find their windows shattered and their electronic devices missing.

27 Aug 2018 1:35 AM


Any society that does not innovate, ‘stagnates’: PM

Asks teachers, intellectuals for ways to improve quality of education.

12 Aug 2018 3:04 AM

PM Modi urges IIT-B to reach out to untapped talent

The PM also appealed to youngsters to innovate in India to combat climate change, ensure greater agriculture productivity and conversation of water.

12 Aug 2018 2:12 AM

Railways suffered Rs 90 Lakh loss in Mumbai bridge collapse: Govt

On July 3, the ROB had collapsed on rail tracks in suburban Andheri amid heavy rains, hurting five people.

25 Jul 2018 8:57 PM

Mumbai’s Lower Parel rail bridge closed for repairs; creates chaos

Lower Parel ROB has been closed for pedestrian and vehicle traffic after an inspection which stated structure as unsafe, owing to corrosion.

24 Jul 2018 1:10 PM

Govt confers six institutions with ‘eminence’ tag

While the human resource development ministry will grant Rs 1,000 crore funds to the three public institutions in the next five years.

10 Jul 2018 2:17 AM


Wadala wall collapse: Bombay HC asks IIT-B to set up expert team to suggest measures

The bench has posted matter for further hearing on July 6 by when the IIT team will have to submit its initial report.

30 Jun 2018 4:21 PM

Mumbai witnesess a twin win — their story of success

On their part, their parents tried to maintain a peaceful and stress free environment at home.

30 May 2018 1:40 AM

IIT prof develops keyboard app with 12 Indian scripts

According to him, a typical keyboard is designed only for the alphabet and doesn’t support any other complexities.

01 May 2018 3:16 AM

Humanoid Sophia picks Shah Rukh as her favourite actor

The Saudi Arabian citizen robot also said she wants to work for women's rights.

20 Feb 2018 5:11 PM

PETA questions IIT-Bombay's move to not ban non-veg food

Animal rights group points out that everyone can eat vegan foods, and it doesn't hurt anyone to do so.

08 Feb 2018 2:40 PM