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Prasar Bharti joins hands with IIT Kanpur to test Direct-to-Mobile broadcasting

Prasar Bharati partners up with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) to conduct a pilot project on the feasibility of Direct-to-Mobile broadcasting. Looking forward to widening its avenues, India's public broadcaster will implement this vision of digitisation, if the ongoing trial-run becomes a success. With this, people might be able to access the broadcast content right through their smartphones in future, irrespective of their location.

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IIT Kanpur inks pact with a Toronto based organisation for aiding startups

IIT Kanpur's Foundation for Innovation and Research in Science & Technology (FIRST) has collaborated with the Toronto Business Development Centre (TBDC) of Canada, to introduce a three-month exchange mentorship programme. The programme entails guidance for start-ups, both Indian and Canadian, withrespect to the ongoing market conditions, business assistance, industry intelligence and other similar avenues.

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IIT Kanpur-backed startup bags funding from a Bollywood star

Relaying an array of creative and consumer-friendly commodities, is headed to win over the market of incense products. Now, the IIT Kanpur-backed startup has succeeded to get Bollywood star Alia Bhatt as its latest investor. Banking on the ideas of sustainable development, the firm converts floral waste from temples and other places into a range of charcoal free luxury incese products.

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IIT Kanpur to track & assess the causes of rising air pollution in Delhi

Stepping forward to a greener and cleaner environment, Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. With the materialisation of this agreement, the top-notch technical institution will work to uncover the causes of air pollution in Delhi. Reportedly, IIT-K will conduct weekly, monthly and seasonal checks to investigate the reasons of impure air. Consequently, it would give suggestions for better management and mitigation.

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IIT Kanpur launches 4 new eMasters programs to upskill working professionals!

Bringing new learning options for working professionals, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has rolled out four new virtual postgraduate programs. As per reports, online classes will be organised for these courses, wherein the students will get to learn about industry-specific skills. Reportedly, the four eMasters spread across the domains of Communication Systems, Cybersecurity, Power Sector Regulation, Economics & Management and Derivatives Market & Risk Management.

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