Kharagpur

Former President Pranab Mukherjee quashed compulsory retirement of IIT professor

Former President Pranab Mukherjee quashed compulsory retirement of IIT professor

IIT-Kharagpur had suspended Kumar for "misconduct" in May 2011 — the same year the Supreme Court had lauded him as a "unsung hero" for his efforts to reform the IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), which has since been re-christened as JEE Advanced.

 

Aug 15, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

IITKGP to revamp UG, PG programmes in near future

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in a video message to the IITKGP students and faculty said, "There is place for private engagement and alumni contribution to grow" for IITs including the IITKGP.

 

Aug 06, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
IIT-K to let students run entrepreneurship from hostel rooms

IIT-K to let students run entrepreneurship from hostel rooms

 The Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur is coming out with a scheme allowing students to use their hotel rooms as entrepreneurship offices, a top official said here.

Aug 06, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Alumni must play bigger role in IIT''s development: Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday urged the alumni to play "bigger" role in overall development of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Aug 05, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

IIT-Kharagpur student commits suicide; third incident in four months

West Midnapore Superintendent of Police (SP) Bharati Ghosh said a probe is on and they will also examine the suicide note.

Apr 22, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
IIT Kharagpur to introduce Vastu Shastra for architecture students

IIT Kharagpur to introduce Vastu Shastra for architecture students

The curriculum of first- and second-year students will include the basics of Vastu Shastra while the ones pursuing post graduation and research scholars will be given a detailed knowledge.

Apr 17, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
First MBBS course in IIT-KGP medical college by 2020-21

First MBBS course in IIT-KGP medical college by 2020-21

IIT-Kharagpur is expected to induct the first batch of MBBS students in its medical college by 2020-21, after its hospital starts operation three years earlier.

Apr 06, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
Two TMC members killed, three injured in armed attack in West Midnapore

Two TMC members killed, three injured in armed attack in West Midnapore

Two Trinamool Congress activists, one of them the husband of a party councillor, were today killed while three others were seriously injured when miscreants opened fire at them inside the party office at Kharagpur in West Midnapore district, police said.

Jan 11, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Bombing, firing at Trinamool Congress councillor's office in Midnapore; 5 TMC workers injured

Bombing, firing at Trinamool Congress councillor's office in Midnapore; 5 TMC workers injured

At least give Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers were injured when miscreants fired at them at Kharagpur in Midnapore West district on Wednesday.

Jan 11, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Man beaten to death in road rage incident in West Bengal

Man beaten to death in road rage incident in West Bengal

An 18-year-old youth was today beaten to death allegedly by a mob after his bike collided with a two-wheeler at Golbazar in Kharagpur area of West Midnapore district tonight, police said.

Sep 19, 2016, 02:44 AM IST
IIT Kharagpur presents excellence award to ISRO scientist

IIT Kharagpur presents excellence award to ISRO scientist

 The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, on Thursday presented the Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology award to ISRO scientist M. Jeen Britto.

Aug 19, 2016, 00:29 AM IST
Study first, pay later: IIT Kharagpur's new way to raise funds

Study first, pay later: IIT Kharagpur's new way to raise funds

Launched from this new academic session, the scheme will help students to learn without burden and shape their career to earn and give back to their alma mater.

Jul 31, 2016, 19:56 PM IST
IIT Kharagpur: In a first, two students given President gold medal

IIT Kharagpur: In a first, two students given President gold medal

Each year, the President of India Gold Medal is given to the student with the highest academic performance.

Jul 31, 2016, 19:49 PM IST

Congress heavyweight looking for 11th victory from Kharagpur

Kharagpur, which has a sizeable chunk of Muslim and Malayali voters, has traditionally rooted for Congress MLA Gyan Singh Sohan Pal.

Mar 29, 2016, 11:34 AM IST
West Bengal Assembly polls 2016: PM Modi hits out at Mamata, pauses his speech for 'Aazaan' in Kharagpur

West Bengal Assembly polls 2016: PM Modi hits out at Mamata, pauses his speech for 'Aazaan' in Kharagpur

PM Modi halted his speech as soon as the sound of 'Aazaan' was heard and waited patiently for its completion. 

Mar 27, 2016, 17:49 PM IST
PM Modi to begin West Bengal Assembly polls campaign with rally in West Midnapore

PM Modi to begin West Bengal Assembly polls campaign with rally in West Midnapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his campaign in poll-bound West Bengal on Sunday from West Midnapore district.

Mar 27, 2016, 09:05 AM IST

IIT-Kharagpur ties up with UK group for 'centre of manufacturing'

 IIT-Kharagpur will establish a centre of manufacturing in collaboration with UK's Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), on the lines of 'Make in India' programme.

Aug 09, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

Drunk headmaster locked inside in school in West Bengal

 The headmaster of a village primary school was locked inside by angry villagers today for his daily drunkeness during school hours.

Jun 22, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Congress members boycott West Bengal Assembly

Congress MLAs on Wednesday boycotted the West Bengal Assembly session protesting "attacks on its councillors at Kharagpur by ruling Trinamool Congress workers."

Jun 03, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Tea seller spreading message of conservation of water

 A tea-seller from Kharagpur is on a month-long mission to spread the message of protection of environment and conservation of water.

Apr 12, 2015, 13:54 PM IST