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MIT Ahoy!

Meet Manas Mitall, a NSIT-ite who has earned himself a seat at Masachusetts Institute of Technology with a 800/ 800 GRE score… A mind-boggling GRE score of 800/800, a 100% scholarship for MS in MIT, a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an entire shipload of international prizes won, a host of research projects. Never thought these could ...

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Mosquitos and Tring Tring

Mosquitos and buzzing cellphones have much in common. Both irritate the hell out of Hari Chakyar. Have we ever thought why the mosquitoes hum, bees buzz and the crickets cricket? I understand that the very thought is very irritating and repelling. But hey, remember, how much ever we grow; we are still kids, right? And kids love stories, so, just ...

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Who gives a DAMn?

Last week the Narmada Bachao Aandolan finally found its way into our daily conversations. But that’s only because a Aamir Khan visited the site. Somehow, this doesn’t bode too well, says R. Krishna. The government is always charged with inefficiency and lethargy. But from time to time the behemoth shows that it too can act swiftly. Last week, a known ...

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“I wanna hold your hand”

IIT Kanpur student Sri Tatsat crafts a touching tale There are corners in our society that are kind of forbidden for the so called cultured people. Even though every strata of society hates to even pronounce any word however related to them, there is no doubt that majority of crowd gathering at their place is the one with so called ...

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I wanna hold your hand

IIT Kanpur student Sri Tatsat crafts a touching tale. There are corners in our society that are kind of forbidden for the so called cultured people. Even though every strata of society hates to even pronounce any word however related to them, there is no doubt that majority of crowd gathering at their place is the one with so called ...

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Why merit matters

IIT Madras student S Shankar Prasad speaks out against reservation A week back, I was a part of team which conducted an event called “how things work” in our departmental techfest, Mechanica, in IIT Madras. Being a relatively small techfest, the participation was not too high from outside institutions. With over 70% of participating teams from the home college, it ...

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Shun the bath!

Ravi Shanbhag makes a case for ‘bathing pills’ Bathing is an epidemic. It is a gradually evolving systemic anomaly in the genetic composition of human beings. It is all set to erode the very fabric that keeps us lords of our own wills. It is growing day by day and until we, as citizens of tomorrow, do something, it could ...

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An upset tummy and me

There’s nothing Maharastrians can’t make bhajiyas of! -Hari Chakyar SYBMM Wilson College Following friendly chides from my intellectual sparring partner and a discouraging but optimistic rejection to print my piece by a well-known daily, I have decided to keep my grossly gross articulate articles to a specific and prolific niche crowd that understands the craving that I have for things ...

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Rang Barse: Amit Lakhotia , on Holi celebrations IIMA

Amit Lakhotia enjoyed the ‘cheer haran’ but found it to be rather ‘pseud’. Rang Barse, Rang Barse Bheege har chunarwali rang barse….. It is one of those festivals which you always want to celebrate in hostel. I would like to be at home on other festivals like Diwali and so on, but this is one day when I would make ...

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Upset tummy and me!

Wilsonian Hari Chakyar says there’s nothing Maharastrians can’t make bhajiyas of! Following friendly chides from my intellectual sparring partner and a discouraging but optimistic rejection to print my piece by a well-known daily, I have decided to keep my grossly gross articulate articles to a specific and prolific niche crowd that understands the craving that I have for things that ...

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