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BeTaal stages a flashback into the 60’s

A bunch of theatre enthusiasts got together to present a centre stage play, 'Mere Abba Mughal -e- Azam' under the production group, ‘BeTaal’ at the School of Communication(SOC) auditorium on March 1. The play was scripted and directed by Abhinav Grover, a former student of Manipal Institute...

Leuk, an attempt at localising e-commerce

Driven by rising incomes, greater variety of goods and services, and the ever-increasing internet and mobile penetration has made purchasing online convenient to consumers all over the country. From making e-payments for water and electricity to sending gifts and purchasing household goods, everything seems to have...

The Proshow will go on

Manipal Institute of Technology’s (MIT) annual cultural fest - Revels - begins today kicking off a week of festivities in the University town. Like every year, the anticipation among students revolves around the lineup of artists coming down to grace the institution. With two comedians,...

A peek behind Namma Angadi: Namma Bhoomi and its children

When representatives of working childrens’ organisations from 36 countries across the world, including those from Latin America and Africa gathered at ‘Namma Bhoomi’ in Kundapura to sign a declaration stating principles to solve issues surrounding child labor, it placed the town in the global map for...

Manipal warms up to first MU-backed marathon

Endurance runners in Manipal mostly looked forward to half-marathons organised by Syndicate bank and the various cross country runs organised for fests like Atharva by TAPMI and Revels, and now an organisation dedicated to providing for running lovers is planning to take the town on...

When you’re an ally and you know it

When a group of students from Manipal took the rainbow flag out on a stroll through the streets in the first ever Ally March held in the town, it left large sections of the student community and local population bemused. While India has played host...

Journalism in the era of Trump and Social Media

Politicians and the press have always had a unique symbiotic relationship in a democracy. Through this relationship, the press has the power to make or break a politician as it fulfills its duty to keep the people informed. However the recent political climate in the United...

The Anatomy of a Food Fest

Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA) plays host to four food fests every year highlighting themes ranging from popular television shows to global cuisines. Each food fest brings a vibrant range of food choices to Manipal while also celebrating the theme chosen by the...

While one struggle ends, another begins for Manipur’s Iron Lady

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” While it might read like a string of syllables stitched together, the aforementioned quote by John Dalberg Acton is laced with bitter truth, applicable to a frighteningly long list of issues. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 was...

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