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Delhi Gasps for Breath Once Again

Over the past few years, along with the cold winds of winter, a haze of pollution settles over the city of Delhi. In November this year, the city faced a public health emergency as air quality dropped to abysmal levels. Read on to learn more about the crisis and the measures being taken to alleviate the current conditions.

Inspiring Action—World’s Largest Lesson by AIESEC

The World’s Largest Lesson, an initiative devised to educate the youth about the Sustainable Development Goals, was conducted by AIESEC on 23rd August 2019. With the aim of raising awareness about global issues and inspiring action, over two hundred volunteers were involved in delivering this lesson to more than one thousand students from various schools in Manipal.

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.

Revels’19—Human Library

The Human Library was an event conducted for the first time in Manipal during Revels’19. Looking to provide a platform for real, difficult and unconventional conversations between the ‘readers’ and ‘books’, the event was well received by the students and helped open up topics including prejudices, social exclusion and mental health problems.

Manipal Marches for Pulwama Martyrs

Following the Pulwama terrorist attack that left the nation in shock, students of MIT undertook a candlelight march from the Student Plaza to the DC office. The march witnessed the chanting of slogans and a show of patriotic spirit and solidarity in the memory of the martyred jawans.

Military Diplomacy

Of Arms and Allies—India’s Growing Military Diplomacy

India’s has leveraged military diplomacy in its external relations since Independence. In the present times, the nation has hosted multiple training exercises and meets to earn strategic positions in international affairs as well as national security. The foreign policies have promoted its friendly nature across various countries.

Dancing up a Storm—Dhol Baje’18

Regardless of age, cultural background or perm time, people from all across MAHE came together to celebrate Navaratri in style at Dhol Baje. The night of dance, music and fashion, organised by the Rotaract club also served as a fundraiser for the club’s charitable activities.