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Gyaan @ FMCG Conclave

Shankar Iyer of SCMHRD soaks in the speakers at the CII FMCG Conclave and returns duly enlightened.\r\n\r\nClassroom B-School education had taught me the Kotler funda for marketing, but I was always eager to hear from our own Indian biggies of FMCG marketing who had made it big and executed strategies to perfection. Well, I had a chance to witness the ...

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Intaglio 2005, IIM Calcutta

Here in IIM C , 2 in the morning is the time to unwind , and sleep is not a very favoured way to do that. Some guys would be testing their inner sportsmen on the table tennis table , some would be crashing their gleaming jaguars and porsches in the NFS arena , others would be making their media ...

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CET Terror

Don’t play around with the CET schedule. It puts us students in a quandary, says Aaishwari Chouhan. ‘Make hay when the sun shines.’ This holds true in every walk of life, provided the sun shines for an adequate amount of time. All those – in the Science stream – appearing for their HSC board exams are in for a rough ...

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Michael Ban Gaya Mayor

Suhani Singh chases down the youngest elected Mayor of United States and discovers the political side of the 18 year old! Michael Sessions, a high school student from Hillsdale, Michigan did the unbelievable. He contested for the seat of a Mayor in his small town and to everyone’s surprise – Won! Media from as far as Japan and Russia – ...

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Synchisis

What: Gauhati Medical College is organising their annual inter-collegiate fest Synchisis When: 6th-8th January What to look out for: This inter institutional cultural fest main focus is to spread Aids Awareness amongst the students. For this, a T-shirt painting competition on the theme of Aids Awareness is being organised. Watchout for more entertaining events with a Rock Competition, Panel dicussion ...

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Revolution, Andrews

What: St. Andrews have postponed their festival Revolution When: 16-17th January What to look out for: The OC is trying to make it a three day thingy. The fest will have many more events, said one OC member. There are talent shows, DJ mixing contest and Paper Presentation on stage. The pick of the lot is the ‘Great Andrewian Laughter ...

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Utsav, Ruia College

What: Ruia College will join the festive fever with their annual inter-collegiate fest Utsav When: 22nd to 24th December What to look out for: This year, the theme for Utsav is going to be ‘Sea’, and the mascot is an interesting looking octopus – Ollie. Utsav will have the usual events categorised into these categories: Performing Arts, Literary Arts, and ...

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BROUHAHA

Disappoints Brouhaha promised much but turned out to be a damp squib. With very few participants and too many volunteers, the festival wasn’t fun. Innovative Events & Theme: Rating 3 The theme for Brouhaha 2008 was Joie De Vivre, French for ‘The joy of life’. The French also have a saying, ‘C’est le ton qui fait la chanson’ which in ...

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What’s your bra size?

Ragging, IIT ishtyle Being docile, shy, non-talktative and hesitant, Nishant was the target of all ragging and the favourite of his wing seniors who were determined to ‘sudharofy’ him and make him ‘ready to face the real world’, the veil they put over ragging. Cut to sophie treat with his wing, Nishant was all quiet as usual when his seniors ...

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Not impressed

Kshitij, Ruparel College, Mumbai Ruparel’s fest, Kshitij (never heard abt it?… neither did I), was held from 5th to 12th December. The fest was held at an auditorium behind the college despite having a big campus. Semifinals were held from 5 – 9 December and the finals on 12th. Shocking as it may seem, people could attend only the finals ...

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