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Sand in the Wrong Places

Making a maiden Goa trip after finishing college is a rite of passage that most of us go through, unless of course one happens to be Catholic, in which case a Goa trip is an annual exercise undertaken to replenish the dwindling alcohol, cashew nut and sausage rations. Regardless of what community one belongs to however, a trip to Goa, ...

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Adventures With COMPUTER Part 2

In Part 1, Aditya Kulkarni gets a VCD of Basic Instinct to watch on his first computer. We eagerly popped the Basic Instinct Video CD into the computer driver, and started up the computer to watch what was rumored to be the greatest movie of all time. But the computer just frustrated us. It was too slow to play the ...

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CHYK presents SMS

The Chinmaya Yuva Kendra (CHYK), Mumbai is organising a 3-day all-Maharashtra outdoor-experiential-learning-program called SMS (Self-Management Strategies) from 3rd-5th December 2004 for youngsters between 18-28 years at Kolad in Raigadh District. (Travel arrangements between Kolad and Mumbai/Pune will be made by CHYK). The camp will include activities like rappelling, rock-climbing, riffle-shooting, adventure-games, etc., and will also help participants understand deeper aspects ...

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J.J.’s Stay Out

The last week of October saw students of J J School of Arts pack their bags and set off for a study excursion in the north east. From 25th October to 5th November, we visited were Sikkim, Gangtok, Rumtek, Darjeeling, Changu lake, Mirik and Kolkata, in that order. The beauty of the K2 took our breath away in Sikkim. The ...

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Investrix 2004

Investrix, the annual finance meet of the K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR), Mumbai was held on the 29th and 30th of October’04. Day one saw the final round of individual paper presentations by the Lone Rangers, finalists, selected after a rigorous screening of entries sent from across the country. Abhay Kapadia from NMIMS, Kartik Balan ...

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Confluence 2004

IIM Ahmedabad’s annual 4-day international management summit, Confluence concluded on Sunday, the 24th of October. Every year, teams from the top B-schools in India and around the world throng the IIM-A campus to participate in the event. This year’s focus on emerging markets generated even greater interest from countries in the region. The sixth edition of the event saw a ...

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KC College, Mumbai

Also known as: Kishinchand Chellaram College but since it takes hours to pronounce, KC is widely preferred! The Location: A stones throw from Oval maidan, it’s on the other side of the High Court. It’s a 5 minute walk from Churchgate station. The Campus: Pretty much just a green coloured building! To give you some idea of how starved for ...

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Growing older

Chirag tells us why growing older may not be such a bad thing! I must guess the headline will have caught the attention of all the girls reading this magazine. FOOLED YOU! I’m actually going to talk about the benefits of filing income taxes in advance. Okay I’m not. But I don’t think I’m going to be able to tell ...

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Bi-Hari Potter

In a dank, smelly closet at the Chief Minister’s residence in Bihar, a young Bihari Potter sat picking his nose and wondering. Just a few moments earlier a stinky rodent had made its clumsy way into the closet and dropped an envelope at his un-cut-toe-nail feet. Bihari, still amazed by the fact that the rodent didn’t notice the chunk of ...

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Aunty Angst

How many times has an aunty looked at you and said, “Haw beta, you have grown so much?!” Chirag Mahabal can’t take this rhetoric any more. For long I have despised aunties who have asked me, “Beta, what do you want to do when you grow up?” Useless aunties who have got nothing better to do in their lives than ...

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