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Going Abroad

The US of A (California, Hollywood) is the hub of the animation industry but since the US Government cracked down on visa applicants, a more viable option is studying in Canada. It has some of the best design schools in the world including Sheridan College of Animation, Arts and Design, Vancouver Film School and Institute of Digital Art and several ...

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Lakshya: MBA

Picking a good B school outside the top 10 can be a tough task. IIM Ahmedabad alumnus and JAM Editor, Rashmi Bansal tells you how… So, you are preparing for CAT but aware that you have only a slim chance of making it to the IIMs-XLRI-MS-Bajaj league. Well, it’s not the end of the world. You do have options – ...

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CATastrophe: 2004 A CAT Story

CATastrophe CAT 2004, with its new format and differently marked questions, threw a lot of MBA aspirants off guard. Vinay Prasad lived to tell the tale. I graduated two years ago and have been working in a software firm ever since. Like most disgruntled ‘techies’, I decided to take the CAT with the inspiration that an MBA degree will get ...

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Thespo 7

What: Thespo 7, the youth theatre festival When: 13th – 18th Dec Thespo is organising a festival Thespo 7 at NCPA Experimental theatre. You can participate in workshop on play writing, theatre photography, puppetry acting in Indian traditions etc. There are more activities. Give a tinkle to Ashwamit (9223267808) for more details on the fest.

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Delhi Fiesta

What: Hansraj College will be organising their festival Ecolloquium When: 13th & 14th Dec What to look out for: A lot of the events are business and management oriented since many students pursue their masters or degrees in management in future. The fest includes a wide range of events such as Mock Parliament, Macro Solutions, Paper Presentation, Quiz, Group Discussion ...

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Mumbai Fiesta

What: HR College is organising their fest, Numero Uno. When: 8th Dec What to look out for: The Gods of Mathematics and Statistics will compete to win the crown of the king of numbers. Around 100 teams from reputed colleges, will compete in two grueling rounds. What: Sathaye College will be buzzing with activity thanks to their festival, Gravity. When: ...

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Pass is Passable; Honors Honored?

It seems caste system is prevalent even today. And no, education doesn’t help. Yavnika Khanna reports from DU. “Yes, a B.Com alright, but which course?” “Oh, she is just so BA-pass types”. Move over ‘bindaas’, ‘fatccha’, ‘g-jams’ and ‘K-nags’. The latest addition to the DU-bious dictionary is the phrase “BA Pass type”. It highlights the severity of the Pass-Honours divide ...

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Woman Power

Maya John, the third woman President of St Stephen’s Students Union gets candid about the challenges she had to face through the run up of the elections. What prompted you to stand for the elections? Towards the end of my second year we got an overwhelmingly negative response to our pamphlets asking for another (there were only two) women’s residence ...

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Quizzing farce 2

A quiz competition is normally associated with intelligence. But at NIFT, the rules were somewhat different, says an irate quizzard from Delhi. On 7th November, the Department of Fashion & Management studies, NIFT Delhi, had organised a Business quiz as part of their annual festivities. The quiz, hosted by RJ Mantra, saw a huge participation. And that’s where the good ...

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It

“Do you see those Cormorants moving about in the lake? Watch them run on the water before they take off. See, they aren’t like ducks, who can take off directly. And there… there on the huge tree do you see the the whole bunch of Cormorants?” It was easy to forget that I was there to interview him; but when ...

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