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Highway dhabawala expands business, adds engineering college to his dhaba

Highway dhabawala expands business, adds engineering college to his dhaba

Aug 13, 2014 Comments

In the proposed engineering college, the dhaba will not only act as a mess, but it will also offer internships to students who may not get a good summer placement.

IIPM student gets Facebook profile of IIM student blocked

IIPM student gets Facebook profile of IIM student blocked

Feb 20, 2013 Comments

In another blocking incident related to IIPM, Facebook profile of an IIM Ahmedabad student has been blocked by the DoT following a court order based on complaints from an IIPM student.

National Capital to be shifted from Delhi to Daulatabad to prevent further protests

National Capital to be shifted from Delhi to Daulatabad to prevent further protests

Dec 23, 2012 Comments

In a major executive decision, the central government has decided to shift the national capital from New Delhi to Daulatabad in Maharashtra to prevent further protests by the local residents.

Gmail blocks use of “IIT” in usernames to remove discrimination

Gmail blocks use of “IIT” in usernames to remove discrimination

Oct 12, 2012 Comments

Responding to a long pending demand of Engineers’ Rights activists (a disputed subset of Human Rights activists), Gmail has decided to ban the use of ‘iit’ in its usernames as the practice was seen discriminatory towards non-IIT engineers of India.