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A ‘Double Bill’ of tears and laughter

Manipal: Aaina Dramatics, the dramatics club of Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) held its first center-stage production for the semester, Double Bill that comprised of two plays, “Bali and Shambu” and “The Outlaws” at the MIT Library Auditorium here on August 20. Directed by Saman...

A limp-y end to Bolt’s career

The decorated career of ‘The World’s Fastest Man’ - Usain Bolt came to an ironic end after the world-record holder pulled up injured in the final leg of the men’s 4x100 metres relay at the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Championships in...

Celebrating Culture On International Students’ Day

AIESEC in Manipal University (MU) in collaboration with the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) organised an event for 'International Students’ Day' at the Centre for Basic Sciences on August 13. This annual event organised by AIESEC aims to aid students...

Manipal’s Pothole Problem

Manipal has often been synonymous with strong monsoons. Every year they result in potholes on several roads including the 87 kilometre-long national highway 169A connecting Malpe and Udupi. The incessant downpour in and around the region leads to an average rainfall of nearly 500 cms....

Manipal Optical Society America hosts Symposium

Manipal Optical Society America (OSA) Student Chapter organised a one-day symposium on ‘Advances in Bio-Optics, Biophotonics and Optogenetics’ at the KMC Interact on July 29. The aim of the symposium was to delve into the application of optics and photonics in biology and medicine. Several topics...

Demonstrators demand probe into student suicide

UDUPI: The Students Islamic Organisation (SIO) conducted a demonstration at the Udupi clock tower on July 29, demanding a thorough investigation into the death of Kavyashri, a state level badminton player and a 10th standard student at Alva’s Educational Institutions. The 16-year-old had been found dead in her...

Manipal Lake: No longer free for all

Popularly regarded as one of the best places to visit in Manipal, the Manipal Lake (Manna Palla) is a commonly visited scenic and quiet spot. However, due to a change in ownership, visitors are now charged a 10-rupee fee to enter the lake premises. Krishna Recreation,...

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