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India Against Corruption: CELEBRATIONS & the ROAD AHEAD

Dear friends,

As usual, we were caught on the dilemma of whether to support this movement & before we could move an inch, it comes to an end - a 'happy' ending, luckily.

IIT Delhi OPEN HOUSE 2011

IIT-D to showcase its innovations over 50 years for golden jubilee

TIMES NEWS NETWORK 

New Delhi: IIT Delhi will showcase its best innovations carried out over the last 50 years to mark its golden jubilee celebrations on Saturday. Schoolchildren, students from other universities and general public can visit the IIT-D campus to be a part of this open house called I2Tech and interact with the students and faculty there.

Found: Why a moving cycle doesn’t fall over

Washington: Scientists have shed a new light on a century-long question on why given sufficient forward speed, a bicycle pushed sideways, will not fall over. The TU Delft team, in collaboration with scientists from Cornell University, centred on the following intriguing question: why is a bicycle self stable, above a certain speed? You add speed to a bike and can then give it a sideways push without it falling over. 

Soon, a one-shot cure for all cancers

Universal Vaccine Uses Body’s Own Defences To Stop All Tumours In Their Tracks

Oh my god! The NRIs are here again!

By Mignonne Dsouza, Hindustan Times

NRI's (Not Really Indians) - Funny article... some of it is exggagerated though!

From: Satish Jha satish.jha@gmail.com

Thank you for introducing this new incarnation of NRIs. I haven't met them overseas so far. You must have special privileges to shake hands with them!

No internet from midnight, institute wants students to rest

Mallica Joshi mallica.joshi@hindustantimes.com

“We are adults and can manage our time. Some students want to study at night and Internet in the hostel is an aid. This is not a fair decision”. A B H I S H E K B H A R G AVA, third-year student, IIT-D

New engine sends shock waves through auto industry

Prototype could potentially decrease auto emissions up to 90 percent                   

 By Nic Halverson

Despite shifting into higher gear within the consumer's green conscience, hybrid vehicles are still tethered to the gas pump via a fuel-thirsty 100-year-old invention: the internal combustion engine.

NARENDRA K GUPTA elected to the CALTECH Board of Trustees

Narendra Gupta has been elected to the Board of Trustees at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA.  Gupta, an alum of both IITD and Caltech launched Nexus in 2006.

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