Iit Kharagpur
West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Almost ostracised, man opens horizon for many

As a little boy in school, Kartick Kalindi would never give away his postal address to classmates. His worst fear came true one day — a couple of friends got to know that he came from the lepers’ ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

Ramesh Pokhriyal's IIT speech & the claps he got

Why did the students clap? That is, why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side obviously. Like the students at the 65th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 27.08.19

Ram Setu ancient engineering marvel, Pokhriyal tells IIT students

The Ram Setu is a ancient engineering marvel that astonishes the world even today, HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank told graduating students of IIT Kharagpur, one of the country's oldest campuses...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.20

IIT-KGP researchers design face shields

As the clamour for protective gears to fight the novel coronavirus grows among healthcare workers in the state, a group of researchers of a premier institute has come up with a prototype of a face shi...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Twinkle, twinkle little start

A land loser from Singur, two non-resident Indians (NRIs) and two Shibpur BE College graduates are among those who have bucked the general trend of risk aversion and playing it safe with a 9 to 5 job ...
By Anasuya Basu in


West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

Old boy opens purse for IIT

US-based alumnus Mukund Padmanabhan has donated Rs 52 lakh for IIT Kharagpur’s Academy of Classical and Folk Arts, an offbeat field in an institute recognised for its technological and scientific pu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.20

Rs 1cr pledge by alumnus

An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology has pledged Rs 1 crore, which will be spent on upgrading the infrastructure on the Shibpur campus.Sunandan Narayan Basu, 86, a ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Protest over Pous Mela stall rent hike

Over 100 traders from Bolpur demonstrated against Visva-Bharati on Friday against a three-fold increase in the rent and security deposit for stalls at the Pous Mela.The four-day annual winter fair sta...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

IIT students break silence

The Students’ Senate of IIT Kharagpur issued a statement on Thursday to condemn the “extreme violence” unleashed on students and teachers at Jawaharlal Nehru University and express solidarity wi...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Business  /  Published 24.01.19

Ronojoy Dutta is new IndiGo CEO

InterGlobe Aviation, the parent of IndiGo, on Thursday appointed aviation veteran Ronojoy Dutta as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the company with immediate effect.The owner of the country...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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