Archive for November, 2007

For Cryin' Out Loud – Nandigram

For Cryin' Out Loud – Nandigram

The Scholars’ Avenue talks to Prof. Soumitro Banerjee (EE) and Prof. Anupam Basu (CSE)about the campus protest march against the Nandigram killings. AB : Anupam Basu, CSE SB : Soumitro Banerjee, EE TSA: We noticed there were 3 undergraduate students among a procession of over 200 people. Does the apparent nonchalance of the UG population disturb you ?

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November 20 issue is out!

This issue contains an excerpt from a guest article written for us by Nithyanand Jayaraman, a long standing volunteer and campaigner for justice for the Bhopal Gas Tragedy victims. The complete article is available here.

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SUN Campus ambassador

The Sun Campus Ambassador is Global Program that is bringing together some of the brightest minds across, Americas, Europe and Asia from the student community. These students will be trained on the latest technologies and standards, and encouraged to share them with others through Technology Talks, creation on User Groups to drive the next generation of technology innovation. The ambassador […]

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Animal's People : Bhopal Gas Tragedy

The author, Nityanand Jayaraman is a Chennai-based journalist investigating and reporting on corporations and their impact on environment and human rights.He is a spokesman for the Bhopal Group for Information and Action. The 22-year old battle against the Bhopal Gas Tragedy comes home to the IITs On 3 December, 1984 , a run-away reaction caused by a leak of water […]

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Editorial : Institue of Insouciant Technocrats Anyone?

John Donne knew what he was talking about when he wrote, “… No man is an island, entire of itself… “ Man is intrinsically a social animal. And a very curious social animal at that too. One that forever seeks to change everything he sees around him. The very foundations of modern society have been built upon this. The complex […]

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To Dow or not to Dow ?

As the Placement Season at all the IITs begins this December, controversy looms around the Placement Offers by DOW Chemicals in some of the IITs. Dow, the new owner of the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, is facing opposition from IIT Alumni over issues related to the gas disaster of December 1984. As confirmed by the VP in our previous […]

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RP Illumination Gold 07

RP Illumination Gold 07

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Nehru Gold winning Rangoli 07

Nehru Gold winning Rangoli 07

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Call for International Collaboration- Summer 2008: Working with University of Illinois Startup in USA

Cazoodle Inc., a start-up from University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA is looking for remote (working from India) as well as on-site (at U. Illinois) summer interns. As a spin-off from UIUC, the company has been co-founded by Prof. Kevin C. Chang and his MetaQuerier research team (including two recent IIT Bombay alumni). As its central objective– to “deepen” […]

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November 6 Issue Out

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