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SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Facebook, IIT Delhi, CEO, WhatsApp

Who is the Indian set to be WhatsApp's next CEO? 5 quick facts

Neeraj Arora is an IIT Delhi graduate.

VARIETY

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Higher Education, UGC, IIT Delhi, Foreign faculty

Why hiring and retaining foreign faculty is the biggest hurdle ahead of Institutions of Eminence

The deeply-entrenched culture of obstructionism directed at research-oriented faculty may prove difficult to deal with.

VARIETY

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Chetan Bhagat, Delhi University, IIT Delhi

Saving IIT from Chetan Bhagat

The institute I remember is more on the lines celebrated in Mr Bhagat’s debut novel, one where most of life took place outside the classroom.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
IIT Delhi, Secularism, RBI, Raghuram Rajan

I wish Raghuram Rajan had spoken about his experiences in his IIT-Delhi speech

Some answers to key points made by RBI governor.

POLITICS

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Writers Protest, Tolerance, IIT Delhi, Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan on the economics of tolerance

At the IIT Delhi convocation, the RBI governor underlined how political and cultural lenience takes the sting out of any debate.

SCI-TECH

 |  Warp Speed  |  3-minute read
IIT Delhi, Net Neutrality, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg is in India to kill the internet, make no mistake

Internet.org basically breaks net neutrality.

IIT Delhi

Incredible story of how labourer's sons cracked IIT entrance exams

Dharamraj Saroj, a daily wage earner from Pratapgarh, UP says he's very happy as his children have made him proud.

POLITICS

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HRD Ministry, Mauritius Campus, RK Shevgaonkar, IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi director's resignation will damage institution's autonomy

Autonomy might be a misunderstood word, but it is of paramount importance for the smooth functioning of any institute.