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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Navigating The Path To Opportunity—A Guide to Summer Research Internships by ACM-W Manipal

Summer research internships provide students with invaluable exposure to their area of study. With the ACM-W Manipal’s guide to applying for such programmes abroad and in India, participants were made aware of the do’s and don’ts of writing emails to professors, various programme specific tips, and the best ways to approach the application process.

Honouring Seventy-One Years of a Republic

On the occasion of India’s 71st Republic Day, Manipal had witnessed celebrations throughout the day. Starting early with a flag hoisting ceremony and march, and ending with an evening filled with music and dance, it was a lovely way to commemorate this landmark event.

India Debates The Surrogacy Law

India, infamously known for its ‘baby-making’ industry, is now trying to sweep that name under the rug. The Government of India has recently agreed upon the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, which will affect the lives of Indian citizens, especially women, in the role of surrogate mothers, both present and future.

An Electrifying Change—Campus Patrol Switches to Electric Cars

MAHE recently undertook the task of upgrading its Campus Patrol jeeps to electric cars. One of them is ever-present at MIT and can often be seen taking rounds around campus or parked near the Student Plaza. These vehicles are a step towards being a more environmentally conscious campus by adopting a cleaner source of energy.

An Evening Of Debate—iOS vs Android by Blank 101

Taking cue from one of the most widely talked-about topics in the world, Blank 101 hosted a debate on iOS vs Android which attracted tech enthusiasts from all over the institute. With long-time users discussing every aspect of both OS, the fruitful debate managed to educate as well as keep everyone engaged.

Women and Indian Cinema—A Tale of Representation

Indian cinema, right from its inception in the thirties, has become the most popular mode of entertainment in India. However, the representation of women both onscreen and offscreen, leaves much to be desired. In this article, we delve deeper into the reasons behind this gender stereotyping and how times are changing for the better as a reflection of the evolving mindset of the audience.

Uncharted by Ganesh Nayak—A Review

‘Uncharted’ is a vivid account of the challenges faced by the author, Ganesh Nayak, as he struggles to quit an addiction that spanned his twenties, as well as a tale of his exhilarating cycling expedition to three different locations in the country.

Electric Vehicles—Charging Into the Future

With electric vehicles becoming an increasingly popular means to control carbon dioxide emissions, India needs to be well-equipped to handle the EV market. This article looks back on cases of both successful and disastrous implementations of EVs as well as the prospects of the electric vehicle industry in India.

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