The final event was 50m freestyle. It all came down to this last event. Whoever would have won that event would have won the Aquatics GC.” Team Kharagpur couldn’t secure a medal in the final event and IIT Madras, even with a mere silver medal got through to the top. The final standings were IIT Madras (53) followed by IIT Kharagpur (50) with a lead of about 22 points over IIT Kanpur (28) in the third position.Read more ›
I joined IAS to find the security of a job – Khemka Ashok Khemka – the man who recently came to limelight following his cancellation of the land deal involving Skylight Realty and DLF, spoke to TSA about his life,work and more. Watch Part 1 and Part 2 of our chat to find out his views on issues like corruption, […]
In one of the intense practice sessions this year, centre-back Navneet plays the ball out wide to winger Satya Prakash, who covers an unbelievable amount of distance in a matter of seconds and delivers a magnificent cross inside the D-box. Ronit Ranjan, the team’s goal scoring machine, meets the ball with a powerful header but alas, it kisses the top […]
Faced with a deluge of surveys in the past month, final year students at IIT Kharagpur were of the opinion that the latest Scholars’ Avenue survey was just that, another meaningless form. On the contrary, it was a first-of-its-kind endeavor to understand the mindset of an average final year student as he heads into what is perhaps the most tortuous […]
“A Sloka in the 10th book of Rig Veda appears to be written for praising Lord Indra. The technical translation of that Sloka gives the value of pi up to 28 digits accurately.” Science and Technology has always been a significant part of the Indian culture. The Indian Renaissance, which coincided with our independence struggle, witnessed great strides made by […]
Let’s have a look at KGP graphically!
It was an agonizing defeat to IIT Bombay in the quarter finals last year which dashed KGP’s hopes for a medal. Neither the 70 minute game nor the 8-second rule could distinguish...
The Presi Files: An Interview with Manish Bhattacharya
Professor Manish Bhattacharya was at the helm of Gymkhana, IIT Kharagpur for a period of six years. Very charismatic...November 14, 2013 at 7:19 PM
A Take on our Sporting Culture – What’s wrong (and right)?
When it comes to sports, it’s no secret that IIT Kharagpur’s performance has been dismal in recent...September 28, 2013 at 10:42 PM
The inter-hall football quarterfinals will be held tomorrow at Tata Sports Complex. Here is what the match-ups look like: RK vs LBS: One of the strongest contenders this year...
URL blocked – these two words have proven to be the flashpoint of frustration of many a KGPian. The usual retort to this is, “Why the hell can’t...
Satoshi Kon is man whose movies, contrary to our notion of anime, deal with emotions, perceptions and life in general. Not only is he a master of the surreal but also an ingenious painter of human emotions and life’s contradictions. The depth that one finds in his frame-by-frame-hand-drawn movies is hard to match even when compared to big budget Hollywood […]Read more ›
Disclaimer :- Though the author claims to have written the article based on his experiences as a Freshman and has clearly had the good fortune of not being caught (very often) while performing the non-permissible activities of the lot, The Scholars’ Avenue shall not be responsible for acts out of inspiration.In all probability,you’ll be rewarded with a Hypothetical High-Five. 1. Nap in […]Read more ›
It’s that time of the year again when splashes, kicks and whistles are heard from the swimming pool as the aquatics contingent of KGP gears up for its biggest challenge – the inter-IIT aquatics meet. The last three years have been nothing short of a dream for our swimmers as they have bagged the golden shield on each occasion. Striving […]Read more ›
The role of social networks and electronic media in engendering an emerging political consciousness among the global youth can hardly be overstated. Even on a more local level, there is a void between the government and the electorate, fueled by our inability to do much about the crumbling pillars of bureaucracy, plagued by corruption and inefficiency; a void that is […]Read more ›
Dear KGPians, As you may be aware, Prof Partha Pratim Chakrabarti(PPC) had been selected by the MHRD Search committee and BoG, IIT Kharagpur as Director-Select for IIT Kharagpur on July 29th 2012. Almost a year has passed and he has not yet been appointed as the Director due to a long pending clearance from CVC. IIT Kharagur has been headless […]Read more ›
The Scholars’ Avenue decided to catch up with the current General Secretaries, Social and Cultural of the TSG, Surbhi Narain and Somraj Dutta, over cups of the random solvents the people over at CCD serve. Coming towards the end of their tenure but with a good proportion of events in the GC calendar still remaining, it seemed an ideal time […]Read more ›
It’s been an eventful year at IIT Kharagpur, sporting-wise. Although Shaurya was a relative success this year, Kharagpur’s continued dismal performance in the Inter-IIT sports meet is a big cause of concern. TSA caught up with the two General Secretaries, Akash Singhi and Indranil Hatai to find out how they fared when it came to implementing their proposals or conducting […]Read more ›