Category: Campus

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Work some, play some more

The competition was stiff, but lab visits and robotics lightened the mood on Day 2 of IIT Kharagpur’s YIP 2019 The day started early for the participants of IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019 on November 9. The stakes were high, and so there was not a moment to lose....

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The show begins

Smiles, lots of curiosity, hope and some anxiety. IIT Kharagpur Young Innovators Program 2019 begins with this precious mix The IIT Kharagpur campus came alive today with the arrival of 32 teams of school children from all over India, as well as east and west Asia for the Young Innovators...

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Gaaner Opaarey – My Parallel Universe of Rabindrasangeet

Ms Alokananda Roy – an eminent Rabindrasangeet vocalist at IIT Kharagpur shares her journey The first person to introduce me to Tagore’s music was my mother, a trained Rabindrasangeet singer herself and alumna of ‘Geetabitan’ an eminent music institute in Kolkata. Thus, one could say, I was born listening to...

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Taare Zameen Par

An evening with international students at the SRRF Lab, IIT Kharagpur Diwali was just round the corner when a galaxy of stars descended on the Structural Reliability and Research Facility (SRRF) Lab last Tuesday evening over mouth-watering snacks and a tête-à-tête with the International Relations Office of IIT Kharagpur. These...

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Evolution of Office Automation – A Personal Experience

Interview with Mr Tapas Kumar Sensarma – Secretary to the Director, IIT Kharagpur “I was a naïve, confused 21-year old when I joined IIT Kharagpur in 1982 through an open advertisement. Having appeared for a three-step test which included written, typing and interview, my first posting was at the Department...

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Water, Water Everywhere!

IIT Kharagpur hosts the 35th Inter IIT Aquatics Meet 2019 The water babies of IIT Kharagpur dived in and swam out with medals, leaving Dhanbad and Roorkee behind them. With tough competition from their Madras and Bombay counterparts, the swimmers gave their best performance, proving their nerves of steel, during...

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Towards a Greener, Cleaner World

An Inter-School Poster and Model / Prototype Competition organized by Vision Prabaho – a team of campus green evangelists from IIT Kharagpur Sarve bhavantu sukhinaḥ; Sarve santu nirāmayāḥ Sarve bhadrāṇi paśyantu; Mā kashchit duḥkha bhāgbhavet ‘May all be prosperous and happy, May all be free from illness, May all see...

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Every Frame Has a Story

IIT Kharagpur boasts of some exceptional talents under its umbrella. It’s time to bring out the lesser-known side of its residents The office door creaked open and in walked a gentleman in a pink-purple striped shirt and grey trousers, with his laptop bag hung from over his right shoulder. It...

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Circle of reason

IIT Kharagpur’s ‘Lean In’ Chapter is encouraging women to create change both at a personal and community level It has been six years since Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, published her landmark book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, and stirred the hornet’s nest. She not only...

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Deshla hits the road

Entirely designed and fabricated by IIT Kharagpur’s Electric Vehicle Group, Deshla is the first fully indigenous electric auto India Today,  Economic Times, Livemint,  Financial Express, Times of India,  Better India, The Quint,  Business Standard,  The Week,   NDTV,  Amar Ujala, Odisha TV  Bhaskar Live,  Outlook, The Telegraph,  News 18 Bangla, Hindustan...