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Fear Can Hold You Prisoner, But Hope Can Set You Free : On Being A Transgender Girl In Kgp

Fear Can Hold You Prisoner, But Hope Can Set You Free : On Being A Transgender Girl In Kgp

There are around 7 billion people living in this world, but the number of stories in it is far greater than that. Stories of failures and successes, of hatred and love, of joy and sorrow. There are some stories that invoke fear whereas some teach us courage; some stories are inspiring, motivating and move us to action, whereas some other […]

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The Poster Girls of Feminism

The Poster Girls of Feminism

Preface “…the other day, I heard they were honouring the Canadian men and women who fought at the frontline during the world wars. How can you explain that since women were not authorized to go to the frontline??? Will we hear of Caesar’s female legions and female galley slaves who of course took up 50% of the ranks of history, […]

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Academic Review : A Chat with the Dean, UGS

Academic Review : A Chat with the Dean, UGS

Academic regulations and procedures at IIT Kharagpur have long been seen as intransigent and antiquated. Over the past year, however, the institute has made an attempt to move towards a system of flexible curricula by introducing a slew of changes that would make learning and other associated academic activities—BTPs and internships to name a couple—less cumbersome for the students. The […]

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‘Third Time’s The Charm’, Third Year Reassures Himself, Before SF ’15 (Poltucally Incorrect)

‘Third Time’s The Charm’, Third Year Reassures Himself, Before SF ’15 (Poltucally Incorrect)

Sources report that Hardik, who names Barney Stinson as his personal hero, is going all out to ensure that this Spring Fest is the one in which he actualizes his Lakeside dreams.

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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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The Marauder’s Map

The Marauder’s Map

“I solemnly swear that I’m up to no good”

Let the best kept secrets of KGP reveal themselves as you chant the magical words. The Scholars’ Avenue is proud to present the IIT Kharagpur Marauder’s Map.

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Myth Busters!

Myth Busters!

When 1st years arrive on campus, they always fall prey to a few prevalent myths. We, at The Scholars’ Avenue, attempt to clear the air a bit with regards to these myths.

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The Soapy Tales

The Soapy Tales

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The Research Expedition

The Research Expedition

“A Sloka in the 10th book of Rig Veda appears to be written for praising Lord Indra. The technical translation of that Sloka gives the value of pi up to 28 digits accurately.” Science and Technology has always been a significant part of the Indian culture. The Indian Renaissance, which coincided with our independence struggle, witnessed great strides made by […]

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