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Indian prof in US said to treat his Indian students like servants. College did nothing

Indian prof in US said to treat his Indian students like servants. College did nothing

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Updates from : the Print : An investigation by The Kansas City Star reveals that for two decades, Dr Ashim Mitra would make scholars carry heavy equipment, tend his lawn & sit his dog. New Delhi: An Indian professor has allegedly been treating his Indian Ph.D. students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) like personal servants for two decades, and the school has done nothing to stop him. A detailed investigation by The Kansas City Star, a local newspaper, revealed that Dr Ashim Mitra, a reputed faculty member at the UMKC School of Pharmacy with over 24 years of experience, would frequently make Indian scholars working under him carry his heavy equipment, serve food and water at cultural festivals, tend his lawn, and sometimes even sit his dog and care for his
Six professors win Infosys Prize 2018 for science and research

Six professors win Infosys Prize 2018 for science and research

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Updates from : The Hindu : Navakanta Bhat, Kavita Singh, Roop Mallik, Nalini Anantharaman, S.K. Satheesh and Sendhil Mullainathan are the winners out of the 244 nominations received in six categories Six eminent professors have been awarded the Infosys Prize 2018 across different categories of science and research, the software major’s science foundation announced on Tuesday. The annual award includes a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse worth $100,000 (or its equivalent in Indian rupees), the Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) said in a statement. “India needs to cement its place as a hub for innovations across various fields of science,” said Narayana Murthy, Trustee ISF and Founder, Infosys. “The Infosys Prize seeks to honour the efforts of some of the bright
Concentrate on your skills, NIT-C Director tells student

Concentrate on your skills, NIT-C Director tells student

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Updates from :  The Hindu| Oct 06, 2017 Space research has brought about the greatest revolution in the history of mankind, the communication revolution, Sivaji Chakravorti, Director of National Institute of Technology, Kozhikode, has said. Opening the World Space Week celebrations at the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium here on Wednesday, he pointed out that communication revolution was as important as the green revolution and white revolution as far as India was concerned. He told students that advances in space research was not the monopoly of countries such as the U.S. “It is about how you make use of your human resources,” he said and advised students to concentrate on their skills. V.R. Lalithambika from Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, spoke on ‘Re
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