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Super Heroes we’d like to see on screen, but won’t.

FOUR INDIAN SUPERHEROES WE NEED ON THE BIG SCREEN Tired of Viking gods pretending to be aliens while looking totally human? Bored by time travelers and detectives with British accents? Exhausted by Batman/Iron-man (=Batman in a red suit with better punch lines)? Indian geeks have made their way into the global lexicon of nerd-dom since long before Raj finally started ...

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Being highbrowed

It’s the thing to be these days. And before being highbrowed becomes too mainstream, which incidentally is the closest antithesis of being highbrowed, try and inculcate these sure shot qualities in yourself to be, if not talk-of-the-town, at least to be licensed to talk about the town.   Read no further if you understood the previous paragraph without re-reading it ...

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Idli Dosa and the Hyderabad Blues – I

When I returned to United States from India this past December, my friends asked me, “So! How was your India trip?” I felt like an actress who holds a press conference and says, “Oh! I had a whirlwind tour. I was all over the place, promoting my film!” My trip to India was a whirlwind tour all right, except, I ...

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The so called engineering

When searched for the meaning Wiki says “Engineering is the application of scientific , economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to design , build, maintain, and improve structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes” While in Tamil Nadu or maybe in South India it differs from one another. Either Best selling “5 point someone” or the blockbuster “3 idiots” ...

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Study Abroad: Top Univs in Germany and how to apply

I completed my Bachelors in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from Hyderabad. In my 3rd year I was scouting for post graduate courses abroad. Following my seniors advice, my search narrowed down to Germany. From over 500 universities in Germany, I found a few universities which had courses of my interests. Universities in Germany are divided in 3 categories: Universität, Fachhochschule ...

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A Conversation With God

Me: So why do you consider yourself God? God: I don’t, you do. Me: Well you created me, does that not make you special? God: Depends. Me: On what? God: Are you happy with yourself? Me: I am not sure. God: Do you think a person who creates something that no one is happy with is special? Me: Not really. ...

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Study Abroad: Why I chose Germany

It all started in my engineering holidays, before starting of my third year. I saw all my seniors, with whom I had a good rapport, worrying about their careers. Few were trying to get placed in campus placements, few were flying to America, Australia, etc. while few were really didn’t knew what to do !! It is after watching that ...

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SPACE 2015-An elemental illusion, Jan 27-Mar 1.

Sardar Patel College of Engineering and Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, the renowned institutes host their much awaited annual cul -fest SPACE 2015 on Jan 27 – Mar 1┬á2015 Last year, SPACE 2014-The DevilÔÇÖs Carnival, saw a fleet of smashing events such as High Octane, Paradigm Shift, and popular band Coshish that performed live. SPACE also featured the well-renowned Music ...

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Sleepless in Love

Yes I know it’s Valentine’s Day. But lately, I’ve been experiencing sleepless nights. Yes, I’ve become a self-confessed insomniac. Every night, I retire to my bed at a decent hour, hopeful that sleep will come to me and take me under its spell. But sleep is cruel; it evades me night after night. As I toss and turn in my ...

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RUBIX 2015 SIMPLY COMPLEX, Feb 16,17

The Computer Society of India -TSEC branch is back with┬áRUBIX 2015. The tech fest with a twist,┬áliterally! Solving commences on the 16th and continues on the 17th till the 18th of February. This ‘Out of the Cube’ fest boasts of a plethora of unique events never ever before witnessed in TSEC. ÔÇô the first ever Tech Conclave themed ‘Technology across ...

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