Monthly Archive: March 2019

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Happiness in the Air

Happiness and wellbeing are the two most causal factors of our existence. Today policymakers and corporate giants strongly acknowledge how crucial these are in comparison to financial growth, stability, profit and affluence. In all fields exploring social realities or bringing about social changes, happiness and wellbeing have become key areas...

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Thrust to 5G and AI

Business Standard    Business Standard (PTI)     Times of India    India Today    Indian Express    Careers360      Economic Times      Money Control    Jagran    Equity Bull Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company and IIT Kharagpur, signed a...

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Gurudakshina

Telegraph The golden boy of IIT Kharagpur, Vinod Gupta, the US-based entrepreneur and philanthropist, is back and this time to honour his former faculty. Vinod Gupta made a contribution of USD 100,000 to his alma mater to set up a Chair Professorship endowment in the name of Prof. A S...

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In fond memory of Ranjan Khastgir

We are deeply saddened by the demise of our much respected and admired alumnus, Shiva Ranjan Khastgir (1957/BTech/ME/AZ). He passed away at home in Kolkata, surrounded by his family, on March 18, 2019. Lovingly referred as ‘Khasta’ by his friends, many of whom continued to be in close touch with...

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Build small, think big

“The duty of universities, more than ever now, is to train students to think critically,” said Prof. Ben L. Feringa during his visit to IIT Kharagpur Professor Ben L. Feringa won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Jean-Pierre Sauvage (France) and Sir James Fraser Stoddart (UK) for their...

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Amazon Cloud for IIT KGP Students

Hindustan Times   Times of India     Business Standard     India Today      News18     Careers360     Asian Age     Express Computer (Indian Express)    India Education Diary      Gadgets Now    NDTV      Reddit IIT Kharagpur will adopt Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate, a program designed to help students...

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And the 1st Prize goes to . . .

A two-member student team from IIT KGP has adjudged winner of the APICS Supply Chain Case Competition for South and Western Asia. The American Production and Inventory Control Society known as APICS is the world’s leading professional body for end-to-end supply chain excellence. The Case Competition has two segments in...

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Ground rules

Two new MTech courses introduced by IIT Kharagpur will have wide acceptability in the industry India Today Jagran Josh AglaSem Swarajya Starting next semester, that is July 2019, the Mining Engineering Department of IIT Kharagpur will throw open two new MTech programs – one in GeoMechanics for Mineral and Energy...

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IIT KGP’s Another First – 1.3 petaFLOPS High-Performance Computing

IIT Kharagpur and C-DAC to set up India’s First 1.3 PetaFlop HPC Facility and Data Centre under National Supercomputing Mission Times of India Indian Express India Today The Week Business Standard Millenium Post BusinessLine Jagran Josh Swarajya Down To Earth NDTV High-Performance Computation based R&D in India is going to...