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Monthly Archives: January 2019

MAC Binding for Security of User Accounts, Says Administration

I-ON users were recently notified that MAC binding of devices would limit them to three devices, a move that will possibly curb sharing of accounts among students. The Assistant Director-IT stated that this policy was in response to complaints about the compromise of passwords and they were open to feedback.

Fest Preparations in High Gear

With less than two months to go to MIT’s cultural fest, the Core Committee and the Student Council are already months-deep into their quest for excellence. With the final day of the Organiser Call rolling in, the people behind the fest have their task cut out to make Revels a fest to remember.

The Search for the Missing Malpe Fishermen

Eight fishermen on board the boat Suvarna Thribuja, who had set out on a fishing expedition from Malpe, were reported missing on 16th December and their whereabouts remain unknown to date. Read about the circumstances of their disappearance and the search and rescue efforts undertaken.

Boundaries and Big Bucks—The T20 Story

Twenty years ago, in the age of tests and ODIs, a need for a format of cricket which could be a crowd puller had arisen. In this article, we explore the creation of Stuart Robertson’s 20/20 vision for cricket, the T20 leagues and get an insight into how it changed the landscape of cricket forever.

The Race Against Superbugs

With the introduction of antibiotics in human evolution, the world finally found its cure for many deadly infections. But extensive use of these fueled the development of resistant microbe species. The 21st century has now become the battleground for the war against human-created antimicrobials and resistant organisms termed superbugs.

Brexit—End of ‘A Tale of Two Referendums’

Britain is set to leave the European Union in March of this year. The Government has negotiated and a withdrawal deal is on the floor. But if a majority of the UK population voted to leave the EU then why hasn’t the deal been passed yet? Why is there opposition from the Parliament and the public, if the PM is delivering on what the people demanded? Brexit is a web of diplomatic bureaucracy that holds the power to shape the global economy, and the longer it takes to unravel, the more the uncertainty around Britain’s future increases.