Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

IIT: mid-term grades count

IIT Kharagpur has assessed students in the spring (end) semester on the basis of grades of mid-semester examinations, assignments, class tests and viva voce. The institute had decided against holding...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.20

IIT asks students to vacate hostels

IIT Kharagpur has asked its students to vacate their hostels by June 20 as the mess staff and ward boys who had been working without a break through the lockdown want to go home, said an official of t...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

IIT hospital turns into quarantine unit

IIT Kharagpur’s new hospital whose June inauguration has been postponed because of the pandemic is now a quarantine centre for those coming to Bengal from other states.District administration offici...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.20

IIT students’ pocket money helps community

Students of IIT Kharagpur have saved their pocket money to reach food and ration to villagers around the campus, many of them jobless during the lockdown.The students, many of whom have gone back home...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.20

Papaya’s memory aids IIT workers

IIT-Kharagpur alumni based in the US have reached out to help workers at their alma mater who have lost their livelihood because of the lockdown.The alumni have raised $2,42,000 (around Rs 1.86 crore...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

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

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

India  /  Published 16.03.20

Whistleblower & EX-IIT Kharagpur professor alleges victimisation of PhD scholar

IIT Kharagpur scholar Mahesh Raghunath Shirole is hoping the President’s intervention will salvage his stalled PhD ambitions just as it had saved his former supervisor Rajeev Kumar’s academic care...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Heritage  /  Published 29.02.20

Termites & Proof

His first attempt at heritage preservation was a disaster. An oil painting in the family had been ravaged by termites. It was the 1960s, the hand-held pesticide spray gun was still a novelty. The teen...
By Bitan Sikdar in


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