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IIT Roorkee campus

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IIT Roorkee, once University of Roorkee, and before that Thomason College is perhaps the prettiest campus in India, something like Cornell University campus in Ithaca for North America. It is a quiet, green oasis that is about 150 years old. Its history spans training engineers for canal building in India, sappers for Indian military for many wars (British India and later independent India), for huge dam making projects immediately after the independence, and now with India's economy opening up.


PS: I have also opened an IIT, Roorkee group on flickr.

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    Long-time reader Kush Tandon was in India a couple of months ago, and since then he’s been slowly putting up the photos he took on his blog and on his Flickr account. As I was perusing them the other day, one photo stood out to me: (click on the image to ...

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I lived here for 21 years, also graduated from IITR in 2006. Thanks a lot for bringing back the great memories!

March 21, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRitwik

Thanks Ritwik.

You are invited to join IIT, Roorkee photo group on flickr.

March 22, 2008 | Registered CommenterKush Tandon

i like this blog.Very wonderful information can be found on web blog.“The quality of an organization can never exceed the quality of the minds that make it up". This post is very interesting and it also helpful for us.

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