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A Messy Situation

A Messy Situation

In recent developments, several serious issues have been uncovered with respect to the functioning of the messes in the halls of residence. A meeting was conducted with the Vice President of Technology Students’ Gymkhana and the Hall Presidents on Saturday, the 27th of February, regarding this. The precipitating event for this was the resignation of VS hall’s private non-local contractor […]

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Following up with the VP

Following up with the VP

Last semester, The Scholars’ Avenue organized an ‘Ask me Anything’ session with the Vice President (VP) of Technology Students’ Gymkhana, Atal Ashutosh Agarwal. We took it up to widen the band of interaction between students and the VP as well as to facilitate the redressal of our readers’ concerns. The Scholars’ Avenue saw an overwhelming response, which extended the session […]

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KTJ Talks: Abhas Mitra

We caught up with one of India’s foremost astro-physicists, Dr. Abhas Mitra who visited the campus for Kshitij 2016.

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A Webinar by Mr. Deep Nishar

A Webinar by Mr. Deep Nishar

Before the start of a very motivating and informative webinar, the Honorable Director Dr. P.P. Chakraborty and Mr. Deep Nishar had a casual conversation about KGP in the late 80′s. At 10:25, the webinar formally started and the organizing entity, Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur thanked Dr. P.P. Chakraborty for his presence. Dr. Chakraborty then introduced Mr. Nishar as a person […]

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IIT Kharagpur’s first participation in iGEM

IIT Kharagpur’s first participation in iGEM

​iGEM – international Genetically Engineered Machine is an international organization for the advancement of synthetic biology research around the globe. It organizes an annual competition where top educational institutions in the relevant fields develop genetics’ projects and participate. Students from a wide variety of disciplines team up and participate in order to tackle key issues in genetics’ research in today’s […]

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The new world

The new world

It was a different world: where there were infinite possibilities of getting rides to wherever you wanted to go, a world where Uber and Ola kept fighting for the crown of the organized taxi world, a world where taxi drivers virtually owned cars for use throughout the day, the roads were filled with cars and the carbon footprint was growing […]

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​​​Gymkhana makes attempts to improve students’ English

​​​Gymkhana makes attempts to improve students’ English

Wikipedia defines Public Speaking as the process or act of performing a presentation (a speech) focused around an individual directly speaking to a live audience in a structured, deliberate manner in order to inform, influence, or entertain them. The skill to communicate effectively is one that is much needed in an Engineer’s quiver. If one contemplates an IITian’s undergraduate life, […]

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Gaming ka Tempo high hai

Gaming ka Tempo high hai

With Diwali just in the past, and the inconvenient prospect of the end semester examinations sending chills down students’ spines there is hardly any time left for people to sit down and relax. November is a tough time for KGPians. Amidst all this madness of slogging for tests, struggling to keep up with deadlines and working for hours at length for Illumination, […]

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Inter Hall Debate Critique

Inter Hall Debate Critique

Check out our live coverage of the event here.   The inter-hall debate kicked off the Literary Cup events of the Soc-Cult Championship this year, and saw enthusiastic participation from halls and some interesting arguments. The motion, which was ‘This house believes that the current education system does more harm than good’, was released 48 hours before the event, with one […]

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Know your Prof #1 – Prof. Somnath Bharadwaj

Know your Prof #1 – Prof. Somnath Bharadwaj

As a part of a new series of articles – ‘Know your Prof’, The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with Prof. Somnath Bharadwaj of the Physics department. He is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and joined here as a professor in 1998 after completing a phD at IISC Bangalore. We spoke to him about academics and other matters, to better understand his perspective on life in Kharagpur.

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