Cricketing great Rahul Dravid unveiled the theme for the Manipal Marathon 2020 at Marena on 23rd April 2019. The theme, Run for Organ Donation, aims to raise awareness about organ donation and encourage people to undertake this noble act.
It is said that a magician never reveals his secrets. However, we at The MIT Post were fortunate enough to get a chance to speak with Mr Shankar Junior, a renowned illusionist who was in MIT to speak at the Illumine Talks, organised by the Lions Club of Manipal and the Rotaract Club of Manipal.
With the introduction of Swiggy and Zomato last year, getting food delivered home has become a mainstay for most Manipal residents. This article takes a broad look at the functioning of these businesses in the town and the significant effect they have had on restaurants and the food culture in Manipal.
Vipul Goyal, the comedian made famous by TVF’s Humorously Yours, performed in Manipal on 1st March at a show organised by the Cultural Coordination Committee, MAHE. After his immensely entertaining show, The Post had the opportunity to talk to him about his experiences as an engineer-turned-comedian.
Aishwarya Shetty decided to veer off the beaten path when she became a teacher after completing her engineering degree. An MIT alumnus, she taught in an orthodox Muslim neighbourhood as a Teach For India Fellow. In an interview with The Post, she shared her thoughts on her experience as a teacher and some of the issues plaguing the Indian education sector.
MIT freshers no longer have to worry about that one guy in class who keeps asking for extra answer sheets! MIT recently introduced e-tablet based exams for the first sessionals. Read on to find out what MITians felt about this new initiative.
Dr. Atamjit Singh is a renowned Punjabi playwright, who has been writing and directing plays for over 40 years. He is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, however he returned it in 2015. His plays tackle a variety of social issues and are heavily rooted in the history of Punjab and its people. We had the oppurtunity to speak to him at MILAP this year.
Aaina Dramatics’ electrifying street play featured an impish Narad Muni, stressed-out college students, and of course, the villainous media. Read on to find out more about ‘Media Par Var-Aaj Ka Samachar’.
Manipal celebrated India’s 72nd Independence Day with a flag-hoisting ceremony and a marching parade at the EDU Building. The ceremony was mercifully spared by the rain gods! Read on to find out more.
India has been embroiled in controversy surrounding changes in textbooks for quite some time. However, neither is this something new nor is it characteristic of only India. History has been used as a tool to influence populations since time immemorial. However, is it in the best interest of students to deprive them of an evidence-based, unbiased education? Or do they just become pawns in a larger war of ideologies?