Archive for February, 2006

Clarification

Two of the biggest events of the calender year just happened in the fortnight gone by. All we have tried to do is gauge the common sentiment about both events and report on their performance. No one denies the colossal amount of work that goes into making SF and Kshitij. We very much appreciate the effort put in. This is […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: Beyond the horizon…

February ’06, 8th Issue: Beyond the horizon…

Beyond expectations too! You know, Kennedy may have said, “ask not what the country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country”, but still, allow me to ask… “What more could Kshitij ’06 have done for us?” Yes, the laser show could have been better, the events could have started on time and Techquila and […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: The True Spirit of Youth

February ’06, 8th Issue: The True Spirit of Youth

…Is it on the wane? If you are a first year student at IIT Kharagpur, you’ve heard all the publicity quotes from “it’s your wildest fantasies come true” and “the only chance IITians have of some serious bird watching” to “the biggest socio-cultural fest of eastern India”. If you are a first year student at IIT Kharagpur who, after one […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: Editors’ Avenue

Everyone’s invited! 10-15 bucks per semester. That’s all it takes to get each one of you a personal copy of every issue of The Scholars’ Avenue, delivered at your doorstep every fortnight. Scholars’ Avenue was started with the sole intention of cultivating the newspaper culture in Kgp. A culture that exists in various other colleges but, sadly, was missing in […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: A Call for Authors!

The Scholars’ Avenue creative writing competition Complete the story your own way! Send in your entries to scholars_avenue@yahoo.com and see your story in print in the next issue. Of course, there are prizes to be won too with a Parker waiting for each of the top 7 entries. The policeman on the beat moved up the avenue impressively. The impressiveness […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: Fest Avenue

The Big Fight The battle of the Fests The need for public appreciation can be demanding. To keep the viewers enraptured to their programs, Amitabh had to do a rap and Jassi had to get married, when KBC and Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi were pitted against each other. Two totally different programs with different tastes, but unfortunately there is only […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: Alumni Meet

February ’06, 8th Issue: Alumni Meet

Alumni Meet Back to Scholars’ Avenue No matter how much we hate Kgp at present, at the end of the day the truth is that a few years down the line we will ultimately succumb to nostalgia and cherish these memories. The 3rd annual alumni meet was held on the 7th and 8th of January, 2006. The event was under […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: Guest Lecture

Q&A with Prof. Yash Pal Kgp wakes up to the real wonders of science 16th January, Netaji Auditorium: It was amazing to see the composure of a septuagenarian scientist answering queries ranging from the mundane to the esoteric with all the aplomb of a 17-yr old. An entire Auditorium chock-full of admirers of the former face of Turning Point (yes, […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: News Avenue

Sparks of Genius After rocking the technology scene at IIT Kharagpur for several years now, students from the Innovations Lab are winning laurels at other renowned hubs for scientific and technological advancement as well. At the Engineering Fair 2006, organized by the Birla Industrial and Technolgical Museum, Kolkata, Suryarghya Chakrabarti (3rd Yr. MF), Anshul Sao (3rd Yr. EG) and Rudra […]

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February ’06, 8th Issue: News Avenue

February ’06, 8th Issue: News Avenue

Composit 2006 “If you have the ideas to stir up a revolution in the world of Engineering we have the platform to make it happen”, says COMPOSIT 2006. The Congress Of Metallurgical Professional involving students, Industry and Teachers (COMPOSIT) 2006, 28-30 January, was organized by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Sciences inviting student participation from colleges all across India. […]

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