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Tag: Iter

World's Largest Fusion Experiment Empowers Indian Manufacturing

Cadarache (France): The upcoming plasma-based world’s largest reactor that aims to demonstrate that it is possible to produce commercial electricity from clean energy source fusion is empowering industry globally, including Indian manufacturing. The 1,250-tonne cryostat base, the first two sections of which have been constructed by conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T), is India’s largest single […]

ITER Fake Placement Row: Arrested Gurgaon youth to be taken on 3-day remand

Bhubaneswar: Vikash Lunayach of Gurgaon, who was arrested in connection with the ITER fake placement case, will be taken on a three-day remand today by Commissionerate Police. According to Vikash, he had visited the State five times earlier and identifies himself as an MBA graduate, Police Commissioner YB Khurania told mediapersons yesterday. He had acted […]

Fake placement row: Students’ Congress demands arrest of ITER founder

Bhubaneswar: Protesting the ITER fake placement scam, activists of the Students’ Congress on Tuesday raised questions over State Government’s inaction and demanded immediate arrest of the varsity founder Manoj Nayak. They accused the government of not being serious and not taking any quick and necessary decision regarding the fake placements at the ITER, a constituent […]

ITER fake placement: Arrested consultant on 3-day police remand

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police will take arrested consultant Manas Ranjan Nayak on a three-day remand from today in connection with the ITER fake placement case. The police hope to elicit more information on the fake placement case from Manas after interrogating him during the remand period. Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi said, “Though we had prayed […]

Fake Placement: Arrested consultant helped ITER in return for job at SOA

Bhubaneswar: Arrested consultant Manas Ranjan Nayak today stated he offered ‘complimentary’ support to the ITER College authorities in getting campus selection at the educational institution in return for a job offer at the Siksha O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University. Talking to media persons at a police station here, Manas said, “I have not taken a single […]

ITER Fake Placement Row: Consultant nabbed from Puri

Bhubaneswar: Amid reports of a ‘major placement racket’ behind Siksha O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University’s ITER job scandal, Commissionerate police on Friday nabbed the consultant, who had allegedly acted as a ‘facilitator’. Sources said, the accused Manas Nayak, a consultant had reportedly played a crucial role in acting as a mediator between the ITER management and […]

Fake placement row: SOA University not in AICTE approved list?

Bhubaneswar: As the controversy surrounding the fake placements at ITER College continues, its parent Siksha O Anusandhan (SOA) University’s name is missing from the approved list of institutions as shown on the website of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). As per the findings of Odisha Television (OTV), the approved institutions’ list under […]

Tech Education: The Rot Has Gone Too Deep

The startling revelations tumbling out of the woodwork since ‘Placementgate’ took Odisha by storm are symptomatic of all that is wrong with our technical education system. That such skullduggery can take place at a university that has been recently ranked No 1 in the state is bound to send shivers down the spines of all […]

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SOA placement row: Students’ Cong burn effigies of CM, Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Students’ Congress on Saturday turned the heat on Odisha Government over the fake placement row at Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER) under SOA university. Demanding immediate arrest of ITER authorities and detailed investigation, the Students’ Wing of the Congress took out a motorcycle rally from Congress Bhawan at Master Canteen to […]

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SOA Students’ stir: Agitators begin fast unto death

Bhubaneswar: The students agitating at the SOA University’s ITER college campus have begun an indefinite hunger strike today. The students said they have started fasting unto death as varsity authorities are not responding to their situation though their job offers from campus placement turned out to be fake. “The University vice-chancellor is sitting comfortably in […]

SOA students’ stir: Officials set deadline to accept offer

Bhubaneswar: Even as the agitation of students of Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER) under Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University over a fake campus recruitment row entered second day, the varsity authorities today came up with a deadline asking the agitating students to clarify their stand on the varsity offers by May 31. The […]

Probe into Rishi death begins

Bhubaneswar: After keeping the investigation into the death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, under wraps for over six months, the commissionerate police have reopened the case with a fresh investigation. While police had interrogated three friends of Rishi yesterday, another friend Subham Das was interrogated by the police. Talking to media persons […]

Sex tape row: Police send notice to NSUI head, website owner

Bhubaneswar: A day after Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) mayor Ananta Narayan Jena was dragged into a sex tape controversy, commissionerate police on Friday sent notice to Itish Pradhan, state chief of National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) and Pradip Pandi, head of a news website in connection with the case. Police said, the notice was […]