Putting all uncertainties to rest, the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra has decided finally to adopt Sibal's Joint Entrance Exam pattern for engineering admissions from 2013. This will apply for all engineering institutes including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs). Surya Ragunaathan reports.
After the untimely and sad demise of two young lawyers, Satnam Singh Mann and Pallavi Purkayastha, the law fraternity is in for another shock. Wasim Iqbal, a fourth year student of National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, committed suicide by jumping from the terrace of the boys' hostel, last night.
The nation is in a state of shock with the sudden and mysterious death of 23-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, a law student at Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow. Hailing from a respected family at Gaya district in Bihar, Satnam was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his cell at the Mental Health Centre (MHC), Thiruvanthapuram on August 4, 2012. GyanCentral's Ushnota Paul and Surya Ragunaathan investigates.
Dhruvan Gautham Kocheril, an alumnus of National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi, has opted for something which no law student may have even considered as an option – Film making. A multi-faceted person, Dhruvan along with his team had won several distinguished awards for his films including a first prize for their short film at a popular film festival in Kerala called 'Samasya' and a consolation prize for short film at the prestigious 'National Film Promotion Council Short Film Festival'. This law student with an unusual talent is now all set to join the Film and Television Institute of India, (FTII) Pune to further nurture his aptitude and talent in film-making. And, this may come as a sweet surprise to you – he is the nephew of the former President of India, K. R. Narayanan! Gyan Central catches up with the talented lad. Excerpts from the interview.
As engineering students, you all must want to innovate something and make a mark in your lives. The IITs and many other engineering institutes across the country have research centres that are constantly working on innovation projects. Confidence to innovate and implement ideas requires easier methods to do them. One such approach is provided by National Instruments. Charanya SV tells you more about National Instruments and how it redefined the concept of instrumentation in engineering.