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I will RISE up against abuse. Will you?

It all started on the katta outside Podar college. Ten friends, one topic. No, it’s not your usual college chit chat. It’s women. The conversation turned into a heated discussion and led to a decision- We have to do something. This was a personal issue for most of them. A sad truth of our day to day lives, is that even accompanied ...

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For Dad – Smit T on trying to be the Son,

A week ago, I had a heated argument with dad; argument over a useless issue. Useless would be my term, but for him, it meant 12 hours work a day, at his up scale restaurant in Andheri. He even offered me six hundred bucks, but I blatantly refused it. It was so meagre an amount for working 12 hours a ...

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JAM MAGAZINE IS LOOKING FOR FRESH TALENT

JAM is India’s Most Loved Youth Magazine since 1995. Full time Editorial interns for 6-8 weeks. June-July 2014 To write, edit, plan and manage the content on the website. Please send your resumes to edit@jammag.com, cc: Rashmi@jammag.com   Engineering students – techies If you have a knowledge of web based applications available on the internet, we can offer you a challenging role. Come ...

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Unanswered questions about the IIT- JEE

Ankit Agrawal raises a lot of important questions – the exam format, the English language issue, normalisation of scores across boards…\r\n\r\nStarting 2013 a student would be permitted multiple attempts at JEE in a year. At first glance it seems that this move would reduce the pressure on students somewhat but a lot of questions remain unanswered. The devil is very ...

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Are coaching classes hampering the quality of IIT education in India?

With increase in the number of coaching classes the number of students attending them have increased phenomenally. With the result, the number of students getting admitted in IITs has also increased. Those with raw intelligence are left behind if they don’t attend a coaching centre. Coaching gives you an idea of the various kinds of problems that may appear on ...

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Career: Is IIT, IIM about the good life?

‘Career queries’ like this one really bug me. “… I am expecting an admission in IIT for computer science or mathematics.At the same time I am also getting an admission in IISc for BS. In future I want to do MBA from a good university. I want to work as a investment banker. I am very confused which option would ...

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IIT’an Ban Gaya Film Star

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The glitz and glamour of cinema attracts all. But the idea of an aeronautical engineer from IIT, entering the world of cinema can never cease to astonish us. Vikas Chandra, who just passed out of IIT Madras is one such example. Having bagged a role in Santosh Parlawar’s Telugu movie “Ringtone”, slated to release in July 2013, he is all ...

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Why are the IITs Losing their Global Ranking

I am a graduate from IIT Kanpur. Every year whenever the world college rankings are announced, I carefully scan those in order to know the current ranking of my college, also in a hope that someday I’ll see it at the top. But to my surprise, my college is losing its ranking year by year. I studied so hard that ...

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Politics decoded

India is a land of diverse cultures, unity in diversity we call it. As fascinating it is on an artistic and heritage level, it is equally contagious when it comes down to a political scenario. As far as I can see the political mayhem in India can never be resolved under all the candidatures for governance of India. As of ...

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MLAs in Delhi: From Crorepati to Maha-Crorepati

Politics in Delhi is lucrative. Or simply a rich MLAs gets richer by sheer grace of God. One MLA from Bijwasan grew his assets from Rs 6 crore to Rs 111 crore! Another MLA from Badarpur grew from Rs. 8 crore to Rs. 58 crore !! ( see table below) Delhi Election Watch (DEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed ...

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