IIT Kanpur to Host Opportunity Open Source Conference 2024

IIT Kanpur

• Interested participants are encouraged to apply by July 20th, 2024 Kanpur: The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) is set to host the Opportunity Open Source Conference 2024 in collaboration with the Linux Foundation, OpenPrinting, Canonical, and Zephyr. The conference is scheduled to take place from August 24-26. The Open Source Conference (OOSC) is a premier event dedicated to fostering innovation, collaboration, and learning in the open-source community. This gathering brings together developers, enthusiasts, industry experts, and academics to explore the latest trends, tools, and projects in open source.…

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SIIC IIT Kanpur Partners with Boehringer Ingelheim India to Support Dementia Care Innovation

● Boehringer Ingelheim is providing a grant to Manastik Technologies, a SIIC-incubated startup developing India’s first tele-neurorehabilitation app for dementia care ● This collaboration addresses the growing challenge of dementia in India Kanpur: The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Boehringer Ingelheim India, a leading global pharmaceutical company, to advance solutions in the field of dementia care. The Boehringer Ingelheim India team, comprising Mr. Gagandeep Singh Bedi, Managing Director, and, Mr. Prabhat Sinha, Director…

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Heavy rains predicted over next 5 days

Lucknow: Heavy to very heavy rainfall spell likely over southwest Peninsular India and heavy rainfall over Northeast & adjoining east India during next 5 days. Realised weather during past 24 hours till 0830 hours IST of today ✓ Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls occurred at isolated places over Meghalaya; Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Gujarat Region, Konkan & Goa, West Bengal & Sikkim, Bihar, East Uttar Pradesh; Heavy rainfall at isolated places over Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, West Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha,…

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MOC Clears Proposals for Equipment of Athletes

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports’ Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) has sanctioned multiple proposals aimed at supporting athletes

New Delhi: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports’ Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) has sanctioned multiple proposals aimed at supporting athletes and Para-athletes in their preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. At its meeting, MOC approved a request from Paralympic Table Tennis medallist Bhavina Patel for financial support to participate in the ITTF Para Table Tennis Asia Training Camp 2024, scheduled in Thailand from July 16 to 20. This includes provisions for her coach and escort. Further approvals have been granted to Para-shooters Manish Narwal, Rudranksh Khandelwal,…

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CMS Students spread message of Clean and Green Earth

Van Mahotsav

Lucknow: Students of all the 21 campuses of City Montessori School celebrated the Van Mahotsav (July 1 to 7) with joy and gaiety by involving themselves in various creative activities relating to the environment and its conservation and sending the message of keeping the earth, fresh, green and thriving with plant and animal life. While on one hand, CMS Asharfabad and other CMS Campuses showed their commitment to protection of forests and greenery by planting trees, on the other hand they created awareness about making the Earth Clean and Green…

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Floral Waste is boosting circularity in economy

New Delhi: As India moves towards sustainability and a circular economy, the focus on waste to wealth is the way to be. Implementing composting pits in temples and involving Temple trusts and SHGs in recycling efforts can create significant employment opportunities. Outreach programs to educate priests and devotees about not dumping floral waste in rivers can help encourage waste reduction. The “Green Temples” concept can be integrated into policies to transform temples into eco-friendly spaces. Promoting digital offerings or biodegradable materials instead of traditional flowers can also help reduce floral…

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President of India unveils trophies of Durand Cup

Durand Cup

New Delhi: The President of India,  Droupadi Murmu unveiled the Trophies of the Durand Cup Tournament 2024 at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre. The Trophies unveiled include the Durand Cup, the President’s Cup and Shimla Trophy. In her brief remarks on the occasion, the President said that football is one of the most popular sports in the world. When professional footballers play in front of thousands of fans, the excitement of the players and spectators increases manifold. The President extended her best wishes to all the players participating…

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Kathua martyrs get emotional homage

Kathua martyrs

Dehradun: Five army personnel were martyred in the terrorist attack in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir. All these soldiers were residents of Uttarakhand. As the bodies of the martyrs wrapped in the tricolor reached Uttarakhand, the whole state was immersed in mourning. The brave sons wrapped in the tricolor were given a tearful farewell in Dehradun. During this, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami was also present. After the martyrdom of five soldiers of Uttarakhand together, a wave of mourning ran across the state. Along with this, there is mourning in…

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India, Austria decode future frontiers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Austria. Delegation level talks were held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer. Various aspects of bilateral partnership were discussed in this. The two leaders also exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said that during the talks, topics related to trade and green energy, AI, start-ups, investment, science and technology, environment and climate change, cultural cooperation and people-to-people relations were discussed. Earlier, creating a new history…

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IIT Signs MoU with ASEAN Economic Forum to Bolster Startups


• The MoU aims to provide ASEAN startups with better access to technology, market opportunities, and business connections • The signing took place at the India-ASEAN ScaleHub Programme 2024 in Bali, Indonesia India/Indonesia: – In a significant move to strengthen the startup landscape across ASEAN nations, the Foundation for Innovation and Research Support (F.I.R.S.T), IIT Kanpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Forum. The signing ceremony took place at the India-ASEAN ScaleHub Programme 2024 held in Bali, Indonesia. Professor Ankush Sharma,…

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