Author: Khushbu Shah

Library Roundup

Week 41: 16 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 Book of the week: Weapons of math destruction: how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy New...

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International Conference on Dialogue of Civilizations

The National Geographic in 2013 initiated a five-series International Symposium titled Dialogue of Civilizations for interactions between archaeologists and professionals of five civilisations, namely Mesoamerican, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, South Asian and Chinese. The first conference in the series was held in Guatemala in 2013, followed by Turkey in 2014 and China in 2015. The fourth Dialogue was held during October 8-14 in India. Hosted by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in collaboration with the National Geographic, the  conference was hosted at the institute during October 9-11. Leading archaeologists of India — Dr S B Ota, Joint Director-General, ASI; Dr M Nambirajan, Region Director, ASI West; and Dr Anil Tiwari, Superintending Archaeologist, ASI Vadodara — attended the event. The conference concluded at Dholavira, Rann of Kutch. The academic sessions encompassed discussions on Harappan civilisation, craft & technologies, trade & communication, town planning and hydrology in ancient...

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Campus Dedication Ceremony

The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi visited  Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar on Oct 7, 2017, at its permanent campus in Palaj. During his visit to capus, he had dedicated IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation. The dedication ceremony took place in the presence of the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijaybhai Rupani, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Electronics & IT and Law and Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the other dignitaries. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar was founded in 2008 and is located in Palaj, Gandhinagar. The campus sprawls...

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Library Roundup

Week 38: 2 Oct 2017 - 6 Oct 2017 Book of the week: Business and intellectual property: protect your ideas New...

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