Monthly Archive: April 2020

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Different strokes

These are difficult times. Here’s now IIT Kharagpur’s students inside the campus are braving the odds “No two days are alike, nor even two hours, neither were there ever two leaves of a tree alike…” Sometimes, like times such as these, when the hours seem to collapse into one another...

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You’re Home: IIT Kharagpur tells international students

Hindustan Times    The Week     India Today     Millennium Post      Outlook     Economic Times      NDTV    Jagran An early morning tweet on Earth Day woke up a few students at IIT Kharagpur. A fellow Kgpian student, pursuing internship at Georgia, Atlanta, USA, had tweeted seeking help from the...

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Reaching Out to the Extended Family

IIT Kharagpur Alumni to Support COVID Lockdown Affected Poor People Around the Campus Times of India        The Telegraph            Careers360         IndiaBlooms          Hindustan Times       The Week       Business Insider      Business Standard      Outlook ...

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Novel coronavirus – Insights by Prof. Arindam Mondal

COVID-19 infections in India are nearing 15000 cases while claiming more than 100000 lives globally. Coronaviruses are a virus family causing various diseases, ranging from common cold to those like SARS and MERS which can have a high fatality rate. The novel coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic is a...

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A fauji at heart

An account of Shib Sankar Das, Network Engineer (VC), Centre for Educational Technology, and one of the superstars leading the initiative of eLearning through online classroom at IIT KGP I had joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 31, 1981, as an Airman after completing my high school. I...

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Stay home or stay close

Preliminary findings from a joint survey undertaken by RCGSIDM and the University of Leeds show drastic changes in travel patterns in the post-Covid-19 scenario For the first time in many years, Bengalis celebrated Poila Baisakh in a way they had scarcely done before – locked up at home with their...

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From waste to health

A joint research team, including a multidisciplinary team of researchers from IIT Kharagpur, use goat ear [bio-waste] to produce Collagen for cartilage regeneration therapy Covid-19 is the latest health threat for the aged. Arthritis has been their bane for a long time, affecting the elderly mostly due to inflammation, or...

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Alumni Innovate COVID-19 Health Technologies

Economic Times           Deccan Herald         India Today             Hindustan Times            Outlook        Business Insider      NDTV           The cases of infections and deaths related to COVID-19 in...

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Green Innovation by IITKGP Students Stands Second at NEC Hackathon

Students  from IIT Kharagpur have secured 1st Runners-up position at the NEC Hackathon: Environment for developing environment-friendly and revenue maximising business application for the farming community to manage crop residue. Vaishnav Katiyar, Pranav Agarwal, Paras Chaudhary and Shivam Tiwari, final year students from the Dept. of Architecture & Regional Planning have...