Rahul Gandhi’s take on fighting corruption

SANTINIKETAN - Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, interacting with students of Visva-Bharati here Tuesday, said allegations of corruption always draw applause but those who come up with solutions to such problems get no appreciation.

‘Rahul seeks pointed queries at Visva-Bharati session’

SANTINIKETAN - Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has let it be known that he was looking forward to tackling pointed questions on any topic during a 40-minute interactive session Tuesday at the Visva-Bharati University founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a university official said Monday.

Banerjee, Hariprasad Chaurasia honoured by IIT-Kharagpur

KHARAGPUR - Atomic Energy Commission chairman Srikumar Banerjee and flautist Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia were conferred honorary Doctor of Science degrees by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here Saturday at its annual convocation.

Alternate admission procedure for engineering schools soon: Sibal

KHARAGPUR - A decision on an alternate examination procedure to reduce the pressure on students aiming to enter the elite Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) or other engineering schools will be taken soon, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Saturday.

Bio-energy centre launched at IIT-Kharagpur

KHARAGPUR - The country’s first bio-energy centre was launched at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur Tuesday for undertaking research, teaching and technological implementation of conventional and non-conventional energy.