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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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Career Chut-spa

This year 11 IIM A grads and one from IIM Calcutta have opted out of placement to start their own companies. This is now a yearly phenomenon. In the spirit of the season then, Rashmi Bansal has the dope on a company started by Bschool grads of 2004 vintage. No, it’s not a dotcom, tech or consulting start up but ...

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IIT, disconnected. What will the geeks do now?

Roti, kapda aur internet It is said that one can live on love and fresh air alone. The first is scarce on the IIT campus, so they’re happy enough with unlimited access to the internet. But, that may be changing. IIT Bombay recently decide to ban internet access to all hostels between 11pm and 12.30 pm from 12th March 2007. ...

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SJMSOM presents Avenues

Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay presents Avenues 2006, the flagship business festival to be held on 28th and 29th of October. With a host of challenging games, stimulating workshops, enriching talks and several fun filled events, Avenues 2006 promises to be a festival like no other. The biggest event of Avenues 2006, Colosseum– The championships, will have ...

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nice coleslaw, thin thighs and bland breasts…. worth only once.

Contaminated water put several IITians out of action during their recent exams. A suffering student recounts the horror. Ok, enough brouhaha over the underrated/overrated issues concerning the IITs. Let’s get it clear, very very clear. We might be the best in the nation (I even doubt that), but we are not even remotely close to the world’s best. And how ...

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Rally in Delhi on Saturday 20th May

Somaansh Bansal asks the junta to join in the anti reservation rallies and show that the youth is united against the malpratices of the Government!!! Venue:::: Gurgaon—> Leisure valley parking (Sec-29). Noida —> Sec-18 , Centre Stage Mall Parking. Delhi—> Will directly come to join the medical and IIT students at AIIMS. Date::: 20th May, 9 a.m at Noida and ...

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IIT, Kanpur

You wake up at 9:05 am for a lecture at 9:00 am and: – go off to sleep again as there is no point attending the lecture. – rush to the mess only to discover that breakfast time is over, then wrestle with the dogs for the leftovers . – gather courage, pick up the lecture copy. But half way ...

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