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All’s not well at IITD: Typhoid cases on the rise, say students

Durgesh Nandan Jha TNN 

New Delhi: Students at IIT-Delhi have been falling ill. The reason, they claim, is the contaminated water in their hostels, which has resulted in many coming down with typhoid. College authorities, however, deny the charge. Surender Prasad, director IIT-D, said that though some cases of typhoid and gastroenteritis have been reported, there is no outbreak of typhoid.

From the Editor's Desk - Issue # 20 – April - II


We are all trying to bask in the reflected glory – read a few samples below:

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


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

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

“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

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