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What do companies want?

I am final year student of the college (Department of Computer Science,Pune University)…Happy to be placed in one of the world’s premier software company. But there are certain things that have been haunting me. What do the companies really want from a fresh computer graduate? I have seen that some companies directly ask, “Do you know JAVA” or “Do you ...

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Coffeeyana

A coffee shop gets Tony Sebastian into a philosophical mode. Well there I was, in Bangalore, and quite inevitably in a CCD outlet, waiting for a rendezvous with a very close friend. I had been a little early and I had enough time to wonder, what made these coffee outlets so popular in this city? I looked through the menu ...

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When College Comes Calling

Even if your wardrobe doesn’t spill with new clothes, here’s a checklist of all the items your wardrobe should own, says Rati Agarwal Gals 1. Spaghettis: Wear it under a top or mix and match two contrasting colours to give you an entirely different look. 2. Blue slim-fit jeans: This is one piece of clothing you can wear anytime and ...

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There’s a Rancho on every Campus

So you saw 3 Idiots. So what? You thought Rancho was too good to be true? Well, almost. None of the people you see here are 45 years old and going to college. But they all are special in their own way which compelled us to say, ‘Oye Rancho’. Here’s presenting the real Ranchos on campuses across the country. The ...

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Myspace>>Standing tall

Standing tall at 5 ft and a little less than ½ an inch, Azeera Azeez peers at the world A meeting with friends after a real long time. Everyone was busy discussing how time got killed during the three month long boring hols . I proudly declared, I cleared my driving license test . Dropped jaw lines, popped out eyes, ...

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Shalin Shodan

This guy’s such a gizmo geek that Tom could only meet him online. A game developer and an upcoming musician (check out Shalinshodhan.com), Shalin Shodhan is the underdog slowly realising his dreams. Thomas ‘tom’ Koshy engages in a tete-e-tete with the gizmo kid (he’s done an M.E.T in Carnegie Melon University & B.S. in computer engg from LD COE, India0) ...

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The day I was speechless

Swatimala Basu met Abhishek Bachchan and… this is what happened! It all started with a TV ad:”Guess who’s the Motostar”. I normally wouldn’t have cared to answer, but I don’t know why that particular day I chose to (from my mom’s cell as my own balance was low. Who spends their own cash while moms are there?). And what do ...

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An apology my beloved…

It was due from a long time. I think it was autumn that all this had started. I really had been so careless and didn’t think about the consequences. I think I should have given her more respect initially. U mean so much to me and I really didn’t gave it a Damm!!!! hhhuuuff Anyways all what I want to ...

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Media Attacked!

– Diksha Ohri, Vivekanada College, Delhi University, takes a critical look at today’s media. Journalism Interrogated. The debate that dares to challenge the “Big Media” revolves around its limitations. Is media confined to the demarcated boundary? Well, pat comes the reply from the celebrities (the biggest victims!) who say media today forcefully intrudes into their private lives and they simply ...

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Mere paas cell hai

Hari Chakyar finally succumbs to the lure of the cellphone Okay, now this dinosaur has a cell phone too. Yeah, I got myself one on the 7th of June this year (or so, the receipt tells me). After assessing my assets and deliberating upon the features that nimble handsets in the market could offer me, I settled my thoughts on ...

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