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IIM Shillong gets Sporty!

All work and no play is what people generally associate with IIMs. However, IIM Shillong begs to differ, reports Prachi Parekh With the initiative of the Prof. Ashoke K. Dutta, Director, IIM Shillong, the members of IIM Shillong community have joined hands with the Shillong Lajong Football Club. The IIM faculties will help keep players in shape psychologically. Not only ...

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Quadrocopter wins at IIT-Kanpur Aerospace Engineering Centre

First-year students of Thakur Institute of Aviation Technology Nilesh Rai and Sanjay Singh won the first prize at an aerospace event at IIT-Kanpur Aerospace Engineering Centre. Prachi Parekh speaks to 19-year-old Nilesh Rai What motivated you make the Quadrocopter? We were planning to make something that could fly. The movie 3 Idiots inspired us to attempt making the plane. How ...

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Desert Rose

OASIS ’10- BITS PILANI Raw energy, undiluted madness, attitude, passion, enthusiasm – Oasis, the cultural festival of BITS Pilani, packs all this and more into 4 days of non-stop action. Held from October 22-26 this year, the entire cultural extravaganza is run by the students of BITS

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The Great Power Race

The Great Power Race (GPR) is a clean energy competition between universities and other college/school campuses in India, China and the US. The aim is to kick-start hundreds of new climate solution projects on campuses and in communities in all three countries and to demonstrate to governments and businesses our generation’s leadership in transforming our world towards a green economy. ...

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Visionaries

Vision 2010, SIES (Sion) SIES College’s festival Visions 2010 is scheduled for 9th to 11th of December. The festival will see participation from a lot of courses like Biotech, Zoology, Botany, IT, BMS, BMM and more. The college is expecting a footfall of nearly 5000 a day during this fest. The festival has a varied range of events starting from ...

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Golden Celebrations

Annual Fest- IIM, Kolkata Over the last few years Carpe Diem, the Annual Cultural Festival of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, has emerged as India’s premier cultural festival. Setting high standards in participation, concept and popularity, the fest attracts students from not just undergraduate and post-graduate colleges in Kolkata and eastern region but also from IIMs, IITs, NITs and other ...

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Dancing Managers!

Dance Workshop at IIM-Shillong The Cultural Committee of IIM Shillong organised a 10-day long Salsa and Contemporary Dance workshop which saw enthusiastic participation from both the batches. From Oct 4-15,the participants were tutored by Briz Singh from Guwahati, in the evening after classes. 46 students participated in Salsa while Hip-Hop saw participation from 42 students. A participant of Salsa workshop ...

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A Taste of Japan

Washoku Food Fest – Mumbai Dadar Catering College, along with Maido India recently gave a Japanese treat to Mumbaikars by hosting a 4-day Japanese food and cultural festival named ‘Washoku’ from 21st to 24th October. On being the 4th consecutive year of this festival, an excited Anuj Jodhani, Director of Maido India said, “The main idea is to get Japan ...

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Director R Balki turns lecturer

Whistling Woods International students get an opportunity to learn from an expert. Renowned ad-film maker and director of movies like Paa and Cheeni Kum, R Balki (RB) took the master class at Whistling Woods International (WWI) for the academic year 2010-2011. He shared his experiences of the Jaago Re Campaign and the two films he has directed. A panel of ...

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