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9/8/05 Wheels of Development?

Some automobiles were commercially successful in providing mass transit, until a backlash against these large speedy vehicles resulted in the passage of laws making it mandatory that self-propelled vehicles in the United Kingdom be preceded by a man on foot waving a red flag and blowing a horn. This effectively killed road auto development in the UK for most of […]

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9/8/05 Toon Avenue

9/8/05 Toon Avenue

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9/8/05 Q & A Avenue: An Interview with Prof. Gautam Sinha, In – charge, T & P

9/8/05 Q & A Avenue: An Interview with Prof. Gautam Sinha, In – charge, T & P

The recent changes in the placement procedure have been raising several questions; The Scholars’ Avenue interviews our Training and Placement incharge, Prof. Gautam Sinha to get the correct info straight from the horse’s mouth. #Sir, could you tell us your views about the December placements? It is a decision taken by the Directors of all the IITs. The reason stated […]

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9/8/05 Overheard…

The young, not so cool bachcha comes to kharagpur to become an iitian or shall we say to become a kgpian. And then his life gets a hint of the things to come. Of course, his proud and rather tired parents have different notions. But the family shares an experience that is memorable. They came, they saw and then they […]

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9/8/05 Registration Revamped

With every autumn semester, a batch of fresh faces enrols itself for a new life here in IIT Kharagpur. All of us remember our first days in Kgp, faced with a genuinely HUGE campus, the harried running around and the seemingly incessant delays. Registration has always been an ordeal for us regulars, and doubly so, for freshers. However, this year […]

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9/8/05 Need For Speed

Love it or hate it, you can’t ignore it. If you are a kgpian it is like a doze of oxygen you cannot survive without. Small interruptions and slow network speed become much debated topics on any platform that a Kgpian can find. With growing expectations, increasing demands and flourishing technology, CIC has done its bit by coming up with […]

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9/8/05 Off-shore Training

I happen to be one among those who were fortunate enough to land up at foreign shores for summer internship. My motto was very simple – to use this short period as a litmus test for whether I can stay away from India for higher studies or for a job. That I was in USA was even better because most […]

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9/8/05 Ad Avenue

9/8/05 Ad Avenue

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Career Lessons from Bunty aur Babli -Guest Article by Rashmi Bansal

Aapki naukri mein na izzat hai, na mazaa hai aur na matlab (Your job has neither respect nor fun nor meaning),” declares the new tall, angry young man. A man whose father would like nothing more than a son who follows in his footsteps as a ticket collector. The young man is Abhishek Bachchan, giving voice to the hopes and […]

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9/8/05 Isurance Cover For All

There was a lot of confusion among students this year regarding the fee that had to be paid at the time of registration. Adding to the confusion of having one draft and increased HMC fees was the UNI Study Care Insurance Cover Plan premium of Rs. 696/-. This scheme, which the institute has negotiated with United India Insurance Company Ltd., […]

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