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New Repurposed Drugs & Methodology Identified by IIT Kharagpur Researchers

India Today,  Times Now,  Millennium Post.  Outlook,  Can India,  The Week   Headlines Today    Hans India Daiji World Researchers from the School of Medical Science & Technology at IIT Kharagpur have identified new drug repurposing candidates for induction of fetal hemoglobin to treat beta-thalassemia patients Blood disorders or hemoglobinopathies such...

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The Good, The Bad and The Unknown

Another IITian turns author. And Raj Tilak Roushan is quite an unusual IITian. An award-winning police officer, RTR, as he is known, spent five years in the private sector, both in India and abroad, after graduating from IIT Kharagpur, then got tired of “working to make rich people richer”, and...

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Bringing Glory Home

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 the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur secured the Runner-up position in Stock-Trak Global Portfolio Simulation Competition organized by SMU...

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Building Knowledge Portal of India

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 the original material is itself a task but by no means...

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Book Review: The Telecom Man

Much to the surprise of friends and family, in 1991, Brijendra K. Syngal resigned from a plush, tax-free job with Inmarsat in London to head Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited, an old-style, stodgy public sector company. Over the next seven years, Syngal transformed VSNL into a nimble new-generation telecom behemoth. By...

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Placed!!

Photo Credit: Suman Sutradhar Economic Times           Financial Express             Business Standard           Business Today          Live Mint            Millennium Post           NDTV        News18 The six month’s long preparation...

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Day 1 Placement Report

Economic Times        Business Insider       Business Standard        Live Mint        Times of India IIT Kharagpur has started its 2019-2020 placement journey with 469 offers including PPOs. This is a clear increase from last year’s Day 1 figures. The first day started...

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Book Review: Chronotantra

A Unique Science Fiction Novel That Brilliantly Blends Hi-Tech With Vedanta ~ Sandipan Deb  The reviewer is a senior journalist and author, Former Editorial Director, Swarajya magazine, Founding Editor, Open, Former Editor, Financial Express and Outlook magazine. He is also an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, 1986 batch. He did his B.Tech....

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Building Scalable Water Access for Rural Assam

This summer I had the incredible opportunity, to work with the Tata Trusts and their Tata Water Mission (TWM) initiative, exploring avenues to provide scalable water access to stakeholders in rural Assam. TWM is one of the Trusts’ flagship initiatives in India, at the forefront of ensuring Water Access, Sanitation...

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Smart Sensors for Smarter India @SIH2019

India Today    Millennium Post    The Week    Business Standard    Indian Express From life-saver to asset-tracker to theft-preventer, SIH 2019 Hardware edition at IIT Kharagpur witnessed prototype sensor development for a wide array of industrial challenges. 93 green horns from seven states participated in this week-long national competition...