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# Announcements

## keralamathforum url changed

The Keralamathforum was accessible originally at the URL mathforum.org.in. Later it changed to keralamathforum.e-lokam.com. Due to technical reasons, it is going to be accessible at the new (hopefully permanent) URL www.mathforum.in. We thank all our visitors for their kind, constant support!

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## IK Rana elected to the post of President of The Association of Mathematics Teachers of India

Prof. IK Rana (Mathematics) has been elected to the post of President of The Association of Mathematics Teachers of India (AMTI) for a two year period from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2018. Our congratulations to Prof. Rana for this recognition. (Thanks a lot to Prof. JK Verma, Dean faculty, IIT Bombay for this […]

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## Visiting Scholars Programme-2016 at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Dear Sir/Madam, This is to bring to your attention the Call for Proposals for the Visiting Scholars Programme-2016 at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR). For your information, the Visiting Scholar Programme has been instituted at IGIDR as one of its outreach activities with the objective of supporting research being conducted by Ph.D. Scholars […]

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## Largest Known Prime, 49th Known Mersenne Prime Found!!

January 7, 2016 — GIMPS celebrated its 20th anniversary with the discovery of the largest known prime number, 274,207,281-1. Curtis Cooper, one of many thousands of GIMPS volunteers, used one of his university’s computers to make the find. The prime number, also known as M74207281, is calculated by multiplying together 74,207,281 twos then subtracting one. […]

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