Category: Interviews

BetaGlide: They will Beta Test your apps and will make millions doing it

BetaGlide: They will Beta Test your apps and will make millions doing it

Mr. Amritanshu Anand along with Mr. Anshul Singhle is the co-founder of BetaGlide; a Kharagpur start-up which as recently as April, got a million dollars in funding at the Rice Business Plan Competition.
Diligently, The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with co-founder Amritanshu Anand and got him to chronicle his journey from Inception to Implementation.

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Heart-to-heart with a Bharat Ratna

Heart-to-heart with a Bharat Ratna

The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with Prof. CNR Rao and his wife for a morning chat over tea in his chambers at Technology Guest House. A Bharat Ratna, a Padma Vibhushan and a Padma Shri, he’s the founder and Director of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). With over 1600 papers, 48 books and 75000 citations, he stands eminent as the “Science Man” of India. The talk gets interesting when he remembers his young days and churns out wisdom about the different roles he played: a student, teacher and scientist, in the form of stories and illustrations from the lives of great scientists.

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Candid with Ashok Khemka

Candid with Ashok Khemka

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, […]

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The Presi Files: An Interview with Manish Bhattacharya

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 in his personality, he was instrumental in bringing about several changes, and had to face several challenges when it came to issues like Illu, OP and elections. His love for sports also comes across very strongly in this interview. Have a […]

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A Tete-a-Tete with Mr. Rinshul Chandra

An interview with the former VP to review the progress on his proposals.

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Dedicated to the service of the nation

Dedicated to the service of the nation

Prof. Goutam Saha took up the responsibility of heading the Health&Fitness division of NSO recently, changing the framework dramatically to make things functionally effiecient. TSA caught up with him for a tete-a-tete. Edited excerpts:

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Sab Q-tiyapa Hai

Sab Q-tiyapa Hai

Biswapati Sarkar – Does the name ring a bell? The man who’s written,directed and acted in plays that have been praised by the folks of Kgp spoke to The Scholars’ Avenue about The Viral Fever, placements, doing what you love and life, in general. Read on to know more.

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VPspeak

VPspeak

TSA caught up with Rinshul Chandra (Vice President, Gymkhana 2012-2013) midway through his term as the VP and had a small chat discussing the status of implementation of his proposals and his experience so far   TSA: Could you tell us something about the status of implementation of the Public Relations Cell? VP:  The proposal for creation of a PR cell […]

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The Mysterious God Particle – Interview with Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri

This is an e-mail interview which The Scholars’ Avenue conducted with Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri, Sir Tarak Nath Palit Professor of Physics, Univ. of Calcutta who delivered the S. Dutta Majumder Memorial Lecture on Monday. The talk was titled: “The Higgs Boson/God Particle: A story of particles and interactions”. TSA: Can you briefly outline the role played by engineers in the […]

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When The World Comes Calling

When The World Comes Calling

Amid a sea of students from all parts of India, there is a small segment that adds a tantalizingly unique and exotic flavour to our campus. TSA caught up with some of the frequently seen foreign exchange students, over a cuppa at CCD one evening. What followed was an interesting conversation that painted a vivid picture of Kgp as seen […]

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