IIT-KGP researchers dig up signs of life in India from 2.5 billion years ago




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Researchers from IIT-Kharagpur recently dug up evidence of life in India from at least 2.5 billion years ago. Read more about their findings in the below article from The Times of India.

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IIT-Kharagpur researchers dig up signs of life in India from 2.5 bn yrs ago

A team of researchers from IIT Kharagpur has found evidence of life in India dating back at least 2.5 billion years--to the beginning of a time known to scientists as the Great Oxidation Event.

Dr Duvvuri Subbarao ('69), returns to KGP and VGSoM to discuss The Reserve Bank of India

The Spring Session at the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur couldn't have started in any better way than getting a chance to interact with Dr Duvvuri Subbarao ('69), the 22nd Governor of The Reserve Bank of India.

IIT-KGP to host Avinash Gupta Professor Chair Symposium in Healthcare

IIT Kharagpur will be hosting an Avinash Gupta Professor Symposium on Healthcare, January 28, 2019 at the Westin Hotel in Kolkata. The one-day symposium is organized by the Department of Architecture & Regional Planning, IIT Kharagpur.

IIT KGP and NIT Durgapur come up with technology for enhanced finger printing system

In a joint project by IIT Kharagpur and NIT Durgapur, funded by the HRD Ministry and the Council for Scientific Research, the institutes have developed a technology to enhance latent fingerprinting to increase the efficiency of forensic detection.

IIT Kharagpur, University of Alberta Collaborate for Joint Doctoral Degree Programme

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and University of Alberta (UoA), one of Canada's top ranking university, have inked a pact to explore opportunities for a joint doctoral degree programme.

IITKGP Foundation USA campaign to build Alumni Clocktower has raised $85,000, we need $5,000 more

We need your help to meet our goal! Give back to help build the USA Alumni Clocktower at KGP!

SandHI Center for the Ancient, New and the Developing Arts (SandHI)

An IIT Kharagpur initiative towards rediscovering the classical arts of India. Join us to make this initiative a success!

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

January 25-27, 2019: IIT Kharagpur 2019 Spring Fest
January 28, 2019: Avinash Gupta Professor Chair Symposium in Healthcare

Pan IIT Conclave 2019 on Artificial Intelligence (AI) brings IITians and Global Thought Leaders

Vijay Goel--Honorable Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation--inaugurated the two-day TCS (Tata Consultancy Services)-Pan IIT Conclave 2019.

Learn-Earn-Return--An IIT KGP initiative for future generations of KGPians

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