Iit Kharagpur
Technology  /  Published 02.03.19

Tech a tool, not boss: AI expert Sudeshna Sarkar

Technology has not been able to displace humans through the ages despite apprehensions and it is up to humans to decide how to use technology, the head of IIT Kharagpur’s Centre for Artificial Intel...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

IIT Kharagpur professors behind life-saver shelters

Two IIT Kharagpur professors who have designed the shelters that saved thousands of lives after Cyclone Fani hit Odisha last Friday said the lessons of the 1999 supercyclone were the trigger behind th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Gag order: Don't criticise Centre, IIT teachers told

The world may be grappling with the biggest crisis ever but IIT Kharagpur is more worried about some of its teachers “making adverse criticism of any current policy and action of the institute” in...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Education  /  Published 29.01.19

Advise but do not try to control

Q Ever since he joined college, my son has changed. He no longer listens to me and has nearly abandoned his studies. It seems he is not bothered about his career plan. Earlier, I could talk to him abo...
By Shivani Manchanda in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.19

Originality lost in exam race

School and college students are trained to chase marks, creating in them an aversion to pursuing the knowledge, participants at an education conclave said on Wednesday.In the race for marks, most inst...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.19

Robots rule BIT-Sindri fest

It was a battle of robots as over 500 techies from BIT-Sindri and other engineering colleges like IIT(ISM), BIT-Mesra, IIT-Kharagpur, NIT-Patna, NIT-Jamshedpur and Asansol Engineering College took par...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 25.03.20

WHO guidelines videos in 12 regional languages

A students group at IIT Kharagpur has uploaded videos on social media explaining the WHO guidelines on the precautions to be taken to contain the spread of the coronavirus in 12 Indian languages for p...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Bank to share medical images for cancer research

IIT Kharagpur and Tata Medical Center have set up a national bank of images of CT scan, MRI scan, PET scan and other imaging procedures to facilitate sharing of data in cancer research, a common pract...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.19

Highest ever PhD awardees at IIT Kharagpur

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.19

Minister’s Ram Setu claim at IIT

Some of India’s brightest young scientific minds heard at their institute’s convocation paeans to a mythical bridge and that if a computer ever spoke it would speak in Sanskrit.Delivering the conv...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur


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