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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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Hindustan Institute Of Technology, Ghatkopar

COLLEGE: Our college is situated inside the Gurukul College. Yes, that’s true! Hindustan Institute Of Technology, which is run by the Brotherhood Trust comes under the Rajasthan University and is recognised by the UGC (Under some act… Ram jaane kaunsa number). This college has attracted a lot of students like me who have scored less in their S.Y.J.C., or those ...

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One Night @ The Call Center

Vaibhav Wankhede gives you the fortnightly dope from the BPO world. This new book by Chetan Bhagat, has been in the news lately, for its realistic portrayal of the call centre scenario. The first book on India’s booming BPO industry by a mainstream writer, it’s a must read for all those who’ve ever been associated with a call centre. That ...

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GCET Vidyanagar

There are “No Spitting: Fine Rs. 100” signs all over the campus, although the faculty is let scot free. There is a fine for sitting even on the college lawns. What are they meant for, if not hanging out? Most of the faculty names in the notice board for time tables are listed as X, since there’s no guarantee whether ...

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Main Meri Patni Aur Woh

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are into ‘Scientology’. But they’re not the only celebrities following obscure nu-age religions. JAM takes a quirky look at the trend: 1. Bappi Lahiri – Bappalogy Teachings: Nothing is original. 2. George W. Bush – Bushism Teachings: There are WMDs and we must dedicate our entire life finding them. 3. Tony Blair – Buddhu-ism Teachings: ...

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