Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Type: Organization
Name: Birla Institute of Technology and Science
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

BITS Pilani may spend Rs 1,600 cr for expansion in five years

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, popularly known as BITS Pilani, is planning to spend Rs 1,600 crore in the next five years to expand its campuses in Pilani, Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad.BITS Pilani-Hyderabad director V S Rao said today the aim ... [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Lady officer confronts Kerala ‘labour militancy’

TRIVANDRUM: Police in Kerala have arrested a trade union leader for alleged attempts to extort money from a lady officer belonging to the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS).Newly appointed Food Safety Commissioner and Additional Tourism Director ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

A complete guide for civil engineers

Is civil engineering the career you have aimed for? If yes, the following details are surely going to be of help to each one of you. The world out there undoubtedly has the most alluring opportunities for you to explore, but to reach out to them, you ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Indian universities vie for global recognition

Till 2013, Panjab University, one of India's oldest (132 years old), was content with its reach and progress. However, a letter of invitation to participate in world university rankings from the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine, changed that. As ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Rivers choke on aquatic weeds

The once-prolific and vibrant rivers Pampa, Achencoil, and Manimala and their tributaries in Central Travancore are facing an alarming degradation threat from invasive aquatic species.The Pampa Parirakshana Samiti (PPS), a Kozhencherry-based environmental ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

IIT admission: 750 who cracked JEE (Advance) opt out

While most engineering aspirants dream of getting into India's premier engineering institute, the Indian Institute of Technology, around 750 candidates of the over 18,000 who cracked JEE (Advance) recently, have opted out.According to information available, ... [Published DNA India - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Five IITs ranked among top 20 BRICS universities

New Delhi : Five Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are ranked among the top 20 universities in the latest ranking of the top 100 universities of BRICS member nations. Among the top 100 universities across five nations, Mumbai University is also featured ... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 3 reports

Five IITs ranked among top BRICS universities

Five Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) find place among the top 20 universities in the latest ranking of the top 100 universities of BRICS member nations. University of Mumbai also featured among the top 100 universities in the new list.Ranking is ... [Published DNA India - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

20 Indian varsities in QS rankings for BRICS

Twenty Indian educational institutions have made it to the latest QS University Rankings for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries. Of these, five are the Indian Institutes of Technology at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kanpur ... [Published The Hindu - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tech Guru Raj Koneru

Smartphones are eating the world. But that is not just because of the efforts of Google or Apple. There are millions of third party developers who design and develop millions of apps both for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. At the recently concluded WWDC, ... [Published New Indian Express - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mycobacterium Infections: Studies from Birla Institute of Technology and Science Yield New Data on Tuberculosis

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Tuberculosis Week -- New research on Mycobacterium Infections is the subject of a report. According to news reporting out of Andhra Pradesh, India, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "In this study, the crystal ... [Published NewsRX - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

As e-commerce grows big, over 4,000 jobs to be created this year

A dozen e-commerce firms are set to hire over 4,000 freshers from some of India’s top technical institutions this year.Portals such as commonfloor.com, myntra.com, paytm.com and savaari.com are tapping into Indian Institutes of Technology, Birla Institute ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jun 09 2014]

Quotes

"BITS will be focusing on research and graduate courses in a big way. The total investment planned for the next five years will be Rs 1,600 crore on all four campuses. The current strength is 11,600. It will go upup to 18,500 in the next five years" Rao said on the sidelines of a programme
"A key challenge will be to ensure India retains its best brains. At present, too many leave India to pursue their research careers" said Baty
Salvenia ( "African Payal') was once a major menace in the Vembanad system and it was successfully managed by Kerala Agricultural University by introducing its natural enemies. The PPS is of the opinion that the government may engage a scientific institution with the task of developing suitable natural enemies for managing Cabomba too. Experts say that Cabomba has the capacity to change the entire ecology of waterbodies in the State."
"This number could go up as some candidates tend to drop out even after seats have been allotted" said a highly placed official

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BITS Pilani may spend Rs 1,600 cr for expansion... [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
Lady officer confronts Kerala ‘labour militancy’ [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 07 2014]
A complete guide for civil engineers [Published Examiner.com - Jul 04 2014]
Indian universities vie for global recognition [Published Business Standard India - Jul 02 2014]
Rivers choke on aquatic weeds [Published The Hindu - Jul 02 2014]
IIT admission: 750 who cracked JEE (Advance) op... [Published DNA India - Jul 02 2014]
Invasive weeds posing threat to water bodies in... [Published The Hindu - Jul 01 2014]
The muck stops here in Goa: Time to act [Published Times of India - Jun 23 2014]
A quick look at BITSian angel network Spark Ang... [Published Techcircle.in - Jun 19 2014]
Five IITs ranked among top 20 BRICS universities [Published Deccan Chronicle - Jun 18 2014]
Five IITs ranked among top BRICS universities [Published DNA India - Jun 18 2014]
Five IITs among top 20 in BRICS university rank... [Published Economic Times - Jun 17 2014]
20 Indian varsities in QS rankings for BRICS [Published The Hindu - Jun 17 2014]
Need to evolve India-specific ranking system fo... [Published Economic Times - Jun 17 2014]
Tech Guru Raj Koneru [Published New Indian Express - Jun 15 2014]
Mycobacterium Infections: Studies from Birla In... [Published NewsRX - Jun 13 2014]
Upinder Zutshi of Infinite Computers front runn... [Published PR inside - Jun 10 2014]
Parrikar directs GSPCB to study tar ball menace [Published Times of India - Jun 09 2014]
As e-commerce grows big, over 4,000 jobs to be ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jun 09 2014]
Internet of Things (IoT): how to tap the $12 bi... [Published Yourstory.in - Jun 09 2014]
GSPCB ties up with BITS for educational programmes [Published Times of India - Jun 05 2014]
51 BITS Pilani students selected for the Google... [Published Cyber India Online - Jun 02 2014]
Krux Appoints Mukund Ramachandran As Vice Presi... [Published PR Newswire - Mar 18 2014]
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