Monthly Archive: January 2020

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From the heart

Alumnus and former Director of IIT Kharagpur, Prof. Damodar Acharya, shares his thoughts on his alma mater Prof.Damodar Acharya, alumnus and former Director of IIT Kharagpur, was the invited guest of the Director, Prof. V.K. Tewari, at the 17th Annual Alumni Meet. He participated in the brainstorming session with three...

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Bringing Glory Home

IIT KGP VGSOM secure runner-up position in the Stock-Trak Global Portfolio Simulation Competition organized by SMU Singapore for the best-managed portfolio A team of five students, Madhav Krishna, Nishant Kumar, and Suraj Bhandare, students of the MBA program, and Anusha Rao and Arkajeet Santra, students of the EMBA program, at...

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SPARC Workshop Explores Critical Challenges of Children’s Healthcare

Experts at IIT Kharagpur’s Indo-UK SPARC Workshop Explore Practical Management of Inherited Pediatric Hematological Disorders The School of Medical Science and Technology at IIT Kharagpur recently held an Indo-UK Residential Workshop in collaboration with the University of Manchester, UK, on the “Practical Management of Inherited Pediatric Hematological Disorders”. The focus...

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The many ways of ‘giving’

At the 17th Alumni Annual Meet, IIT Kharagpur’s alumni showed how they are and how they intend to live up to their commitment towards their alma mater A warm smile playing on her lips, Sushmita Sur of the 1980 batch made an unusual disclosure at the interactive session, “Be the...

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Paper chase

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have evolved a novel AI-aided method to read legal judgments Economic Times  Outlook  Daily World   Inc42 Hindustan Times Like many other sectors, Artificial Intelligence is all set to impact jurisprudence. In countries such as USA, Britain, Japan, Singapore and Australia, it is already changing the way...

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Building Knowledge Portal of India

National Digital Library of India digitizing India’s knowledge and literature legacy For most people outside the country, India is a land of antiquity, of ancient wisdom and knowledge. The preservation of said antiquity and the wealth of cultural heritage, however, has proved to be a challenge in our country. Locating...

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Happiness Run : The 2.2 Marathon

IIT Kharagpur Alumni enthusiastically take part in the Happiness Run braving a cold, windy Sunday morning 12th January 2020, 6:30 AM. Technology Students’ Gymkhana was bubbling with some 100-150 students, both past and present. A very unusual scene, especially on a Sunday morning. Packets of Glucon-D were being constantly poured...

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Yeh Papa ka college hai…

IIT Kharagpur welcomes back its alumni and their families for the 17th Annual Alumni Meet “Papa yahan khelta thha?” lisped a 3-year-old Ghrishneshvar, as he pointed out to the Tata Steel sports ground, just opposite to the Ramanujan Complex. He, along with his elder sister, Ujjavalaa, both toddlers, were at...

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All in days’ work

Two SPARC workshops on new technologies for green energy sources and construction processes were recently held at IIT Kharagpur Two back-to-back workshops organized by the Bioprocess & Bioproduct Development Laboratory (PI: Prof. Ramkrishna Sen) of the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur along with the collaborators from USA and Australia from...

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Book Review: The Telecom Man

Telecom Man is the story of the father of internet in India and IIT Kharagpur Alumnus Shri B K Syngal — a riveting and inspiring chronicle of change Much to the surprise of friends and family, in 1991, Brijendra K. Syngal resigned from a plush, tax-free job with Inmarsat in...