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Photocopywalas err Xeroxwalas

This column is dedicated to those students who not attend lectures, take notes or maintain notebooks. It’s for those who hang out around college; laze in the canteen; and talk about random stuff happening in the world. Simply put, this space is not meant for mere mortals. It’s for students who gain a Superman’s potential to do things at lightening ...

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My College Coolest

It’s that time of the year again when everyday at the crack of dawn (and for some, even the night before) you are plunged into the vortex of that pile of clothes in your room, trying to decide what to wear to college that doesn’t resemble a nightgown. Yes, we know, you should’ve picked a college according to your wardrobe. ...

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Books 4 Cheap!

The size and the price of our text books incessantly increase as we pass from Balbharti to Yuvakbharti to a point where we have to shell out a few thousand bucks just to procure them. Fear not, JAM won’t let anything come in the way of your padhai-likhai. Much sweat was, er, sweated to find the places where you could ...

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No more IITs

The government has announced plans to set up new IITs and IIMs. Rashmi Bansal thinks we need to look beyond buzzwords like technology and management to create a whole new kind of institute which produces thinking individuals. Sorry to be cynical about it, but this whole announcement of 4 new IITS and 6 new IIMs is nothing more than an ...

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Anti-reservation protest in Mumbai

“Say no to Mandal 2” (http://saynotomandal2.blogspot.com) urge students in Mumbai to join an anti-reservation protest on Sunday April 30 “OK guys time has come… step out of your houses and join us in rallies and protests across INDIA” In Mumbai SUNDAY APRIL 30 Venue: Outside CST Station (VT station- Opposite TOI Bldg) Time: 8am-10am Dress code: black “We want to ...

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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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TREK’KING A LITTLE EFFORT

JBC Dinesh Soni recently went to Harishchandragad to participate in a clean-up drive organised by trekking group Trek’di. He reports on the trip: What we did: – Collected garbage that had been discarded on the way to fort as well as in and around the fort. A total of seven big bags were collected. The most surprising and pathetic thing ...

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What I Missed Most About College

We asked you what you missed most about college during the vacations. Top 5 things you missed about college 1. Meeting friends/ Socialising 2. Hanging out in and around college 3. The Canteen 4. The Cute Guys/ Girls 5. The Profs (!) I missed: 1. The 24 hour free Internet access in the hostel 2. Not having to bathe everyday ...

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GET NOTICED !

Notice boards never get the attention that they deserve. Here are notices sent to us by some observant JAMmers that may tickle your funny bone. There’s always a dreaded haircut inspection notice that shows up every second day to keep first years (soon to be second years, and that’s a big deal in a regimental institute) from getting too big ...

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