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Monthly Archives: August 2019

V.G. Siddhartha—A Victim of Tax Terrorism?

The tragic death of Café Coffee Day founder, V.G. Siddhartha has raised uncomfortable questions about the realities of being an entrepreneur in India, and the plight of ‘tax terrorism’ in the country. Whether this unfortunate incident will prompt tax authorities to bring about a lasting change in their behaviour towards tax-payers, is yet to be seen.

Commemorating Freedom—Independence Day Parade 2019

India is one of the most multi-faceted and fascinating countries in the world. The spirit of our country lies in our celebrations. Patriotism overpowered every other emotion, on 15th August 2019, as students and staff gathered to celebrate the day India earned her independence from the British.

Quizzical Entertainment—Quiz Meets Quiz by LDQ

The Literary, Debate and Quiz club returned this semester with yet another puzzling offering. Quiz Meets Quiz, a general knowledge event, was a delight for inquisitive trivia enthusiasts. With an assortment of challenging questions, the quiz kept its audience both entertained and befuddled.

The Path To Entrepreneurship—A Talk by Dhiraj Rajaram

On 5th August 2019, Founder-CEO of Mu Sigma, Dhiraj Rajaram, addressed students and faculty of MIT, sharing his experience as an engineer-turned-entrepreneur. He imparted valuable advice about the highs and lows of entrepreneurship to students of the outgoing batch and shared a few tips on how to prepare oneself for the path towards setting up their own business.

Around the World in a Day—KAIROS 2019

The international student community of Manipal came together on 9th August to celebrate Kairos—MAHE’s International Day. Students from all over the world shared their beliefs, traditions, and food with each other in this extravaganza of culture.

The Forefront of Defence Technology—A Talk by Dr G Satheesh Reddy

Dr G Satheesh Reddy, the Chairman of DRDO and Secretary of Department of Defence R&D, recently addressed MIT students as the first speaker of the TechTatva ’19 Talk Series. He enlightened the audience about developments on the nation’s defence front, and encouraged students to put efforts into research that will help in strengthening the country’s security.