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How moral is moral policing?

Moral policing in India is nothing new. The recent case in the communally divergent town of Mangalore has just become another example of the desperation for authority among ruling activist groups thriving in the country. For the last 20 years, the town has been suffering...

Iran beats India on and off the field

Bengaluru: India crashed to their third successive defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers as Iran routed a sloppy Indian team at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Tuesday, September 8. Not only was India beaten easily on the pitch, the Iranian fans got the...

Reportage of a different kind

In today’s day and age, where information has become a mere commodity, the art of reporting has become a risky business. The battle with one’s bulging conscience gives rise to an existential turmoil, as we are faced with the mountainous task of segregating information relevant...

Fake Currency in Manipal

Manipal: One of the oldest and major commercial banks of India, the Syndicate Bank detected as many as 140 fake currency notes with a face value of over Rs. 78 thousand, deposited in its currency chest in a span of 6 months. As per a complaint...

Onions give another reason to cry

Manipal: Onion prices have skyrocketed in the city in tune with the nationwide drift, which has caused a worry among the retail buyers and sellers. The price has increased in the last three weeks, from rupees 52 to rupees 73, per kilogram in the market. The...

Udupi police goes digital with app

Udupi: The Udupi police launched a mobile application named ‘Suraksha Police’ for people to send in their complaints directly to K Annamalai, Superintendent of Police (SP), Udupi, earlier this year. The SP has received about 650 complaints so far, all of which have been replied to....

VSO addresses child marriage

Durganagar: Volunteer Services Organisation (VSO) in collaboration with Community Medicine Department, Kasturba Medical College (KMC) organised a street play for their latest educational drive on August 30 The initiative was conducted to create awareness about child marriage, which is still prevalent in the area. The members...

Clean the Manipal Lake!

Manipal: Volunteer Services Organisation (VSO) of Manipal University held its weekly ‘Clean Manipal Lake’ drive on August 30. The lake cleaning was initiated last semester by Dr Vidya Pratap, an associate professor at T.A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) when she learnt that the local government planned to...

Technically unsound

Manipal: The official dramatics club of Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Aaina, experienced faulty audio systems in 'Crossroads', their first production this semester, on August 31. The evening comprised of two plays, ‘Reflection’ and ‘Peelay Scooter Waala’ at the AC seminar hall, MIT campus. The flow of...

Breaking Barriers

Manipal: Interns and students from around the world were present at the Global Village event arranged by AIESEC on August 29 and 30 at the Manipal School of Communication (SOC) auditorium and Kasturba Medical College (KMC) food court. The idea behind the event was to give...

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