Archive for April, 2009

“We Do Have Love and Affection, and We Wish to Show It”

The Dean, Students’ Affair speaks to The Scholars’ Avenue Professor Souvik Bhattacharyya, the new Dean, Students’ Affairs, assured us that the administration is trying its best to be approachable to students and make them feel like a part of the system. “I am always available for the students and would like to make myself a part of the student community”, […]

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Keeps you Ticking- The Artificial Heart

Keeps you Ticking- The Artificial Heart

When man is serene, the pulse of the heart flows and connects, just as pearls are joined together or like a string of red jade, then one can talk about a healthy heart.” – The Yellow Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine, 2500 B.C. • Heart disease is the single leading cause of death in the developed world today. • Nearly […]

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Talk on new bio-energy centre by Mr. Prabha Sinha

IIT Kharagpur, with active Alumni involvement, is launching a BioEnergy Center shortly. Prabha Sinha, an IIT KGP alum and Co-Founder of ZS Associates, is a part of the team leading the thinking and design of this center. He is also providing seed financial support for the initiative. He, along with other Center team members, are hosting a talk with the […]

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A+ Blood Donors Required

Manvendra Singh Rathore, a 3rd Year Undergraduate student from the HSS department (MS Hall) suffered femur fracture and cranial contusions from a fall off the 2nd floor yesterday. He underwent a surgery today at Apollo Hospital, Kolkata  and is recuperating. He needs A+ blood urgently. Students with the mentioned blood group are requested to respond to this notice immediately and […]

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Summer Training Opportunities – Shree Electro Equipments

Shree Electro Equipments, manufacturers of Complete Metal & Wood Surface Finishing Paintshop Systems, are on the lookout for third year candidates from the Mechanical and Electronics streams for summer training. For more information, contact Mr Ajoy Kumar A Nangalia (details given below). SHREE ELECTRO EQUIPMENTS An ISO 9001:2000 Certified Concern 147A/1 Girish Ghosh Road Ghusuri, Near Bajrangbali Howrah – 711107, […]

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Probing Into The Dark Ages

Probing Into The Dark Ages

Douglas Adams, in his famous speech titled “Is there an Artificial God?” at Digital Biota in September 1998, said, “The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of […]

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E-Summit ’09 – The Entrepreneurship fest of IIT-Roorkee

E-Summit ’09 – The Entrepreneurship fest of IIT-Roorkee

E-SUMMIT ‘09 is the entrepreneurship fest of IIT Roorkee to be held from the 15th -19th of April. It is being organized by the Entrepreneurship Development Cell, IIT Roorkee to provide a common platform for aspiring, budding and successful entrepreneurs to interact with each other. The dual aims of the fest are to 1. Inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst […]

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A WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

SPECTRA, the fine arts group of IIT Kharagpur
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in association with
National Academy of Photography (NAP)
presents

========| A WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY |=========

DATE : 14th April 2009, Tuesday
VENUE : Netaji Auditorium

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Students meet Prof. Acharya on 8 April – Statement

The old and new office bearers of the Technology Students Gymkhana, along with a few other students paid Prof. Acharya a courtesy call yesterday (8 April) mainly to introduce the new office bearers. Students had no prior agenda and went in expecting no give or take. During the course of this meeting, the students raised questions on issues such as […]

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Prof. Acharya issues a statement

Professor Damodar Acharya requested a meeting today with Gymkhana Council Members (new and old) and a few other students – around 20 in number. He expressed his sorrow in no uncertain terms and issued the following statement at the outset of the meeting : ” I am sorry about what happened and I would like to express my deepest condolences […]

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