Deaths by suicide in 2021 cost TN Rs 29,167 crore: IIT-M study

The research report authored by Nijina M Nazar and Venkatesh Balasubramanian investigated the costs using data from the calendar year of 2021.

published on : 16th March 2023

Engineering student from Andhra Pradesh dies by suicide in IIT-M hostel

According to the police, Sree Sai was staying in Alaknanda hostel on the campus. On Tuesday Sree Sai did not turn up for class.

published on : 15th March 2023

IIT-M student dies by suicide, second in a month 

A preliminary investigation indicated that the deceased may have had issues "focusing on his studies and completing his academic tasks", a police officer investigating the matter said.

published on : 14th March 2023

Futuristic innovations showcased at IIT-CFI open house

IIT-M Director V Kamakoti inaugurated the event and said, “For any country to become a technology superpower, it should excel in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation.

published on : 13th March 2023

Scholar dies by suicide; B Tech student tries to kill himself in IIT-Madras

The B Tech student is currently undergoing treatment at a private hospital, police said.  According to sources, Sunny returned to his hostel room on the campus on Monday afternoon.

published on : 15th February 2023

IIT-Madras startup helps space missions to cut costs

“Applications in the defence sector include making lighter battle tanks with up to 40% weight reduction, which will increase tactical mobility and ballistic performance,” Dr Bharti also said.

published on : 15th February 2023

IIT-Madras, ISRO to develop modules for spaceflight

An MoU was recently signed between ISRO and IIT-Madras to develop training module for Indian Human Spaceflight Programme using augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality.

published on : 7th February 2023

IIT-Madras creates CoE for defence research

IIT-Madras has created a centre of excellence to develop advanced technologies for national defence and security. 

published on : 3rd January 2023

Dream comes true for 87 govt students as they join IIT-Madras in Tamil Nadu

Those who graduate with a BS degree would be eligible to appear for GATE and pursue MTech in India or apply for postgraduate degrees offered by foreign universities.

published on : 6th November 2022

More study of microbes needed for safe space travel: IIT-Madras, NASA jet lab

The peer-reviewed work published in the international journal ‘Microbiome’ focused on the interactions between microbes in the International Space Station (ISS).

published on : 22nd October 2022

IIT-Madras bags National Intellectual Property Award for 2021-22

A total of 133 patents were granted in India and seven abroad. Six patents were licensed, five assigned and 11 commercialised.

published on : 19th October 2022

IIT-Madras develops screen tech that lets you feel what you see

Current touchscreens can only sense the position of one’s fingers, but offer no feedback. “When we add feedback, interaction with computers becomes experiential.

published on : 18th October 2022

Record high placements for IIT-Madras

As many as 80% of students who opted for campus placements in 2021-22 received job offers, said a statement from the Institute.

published on : 9th August 2022

NIRF rankings: IIT Madras best institution fourth year in row; IISc Bengaluru best university

Among the universities, IISc Bengaluru is followed by JNU at second spot and Jamia Millia Islamia at the third position.

published on : 15th July 2022

RVR&JC students excel in certificate courses 

He said students of the RVR&JC college participated and excelled in various certificate courses offered by NPTEL IIT-Madras.

published on : 30th June 2022

CB-CID probe sought into sexual assault of IIT-Madras scholar

However, when contacted, Mylapore Assistant Commissioner Gowthaman maintained that police investigation is underway as per procedure.

published on : 27th March 2022

Deer deaths on IIT-Madras campus not due to anthrax infection: TANUVAS

The varsity had earlier instructed forest dept to bury carcasses as per anthrax protocol

published on : 24th March 2022

TCS, IIT-Madras team up to launch M.Tech programme in industrial Artificial Intelligence

Designed in consultation with TCS, the 18-month-course will be offered by IIT-Madras in online live teaching mode through virtual classrooms, the company said in a release.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Chennai: Wildlife deaths at IIT-Madras hit new high

Nation’s premier educational institute saw a staggering 99 deaths last year, including 82 deer and four blackbucks

published on : 27th April 2018

Speeding vehicle kills deer at IIT-Madras

Wildlife deaths due to unnatural causes continue inside IIT-Madras. On Tuesday evening, a full-grown male spotted deer died on the spot after being reportedly hit by a speeding private vehicle.  

published on : 14th March 2018
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