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Former Kozhikode DC Prasanth Nair Talks About Kerala Rescue Efforts

Former District Collector of Kozhikode Prasanth Nair, who has been involved with the relief operations following the Kerala floods, interacted with the press and public in separate sessions at the venue of the National Conference on Youth in Social Change on Sunday. Nair talked about the operations following the disaster and initiatives during his time as the DC.

Bechdel—When Tests Fail

The Bechdel Test, a popular test for analysing the portrayal of women in movies, falls short of being the ideal parameter to judge movies by. The importance of the issue calls for a closer look at the test and efforts to improve on it.

Manipal for the Traveller

The edgy daredevil of a teenager in you might cause the inexplicable urge to dive headfirst into college. Do not be fooled. Instead, fuel your inner grandma and mentally stock up on a list of places to be in your new, semi-permanent hometown, Manipal.

Hitching a Ride—The Story of Mighty Cabs

Seeking to do away with the flood of cab share posts on Facebook groups, two MIT students founded Mighty Cabs, a cab sharing service, in Manipal. The success of this service could change the way Manipal books taxis. Read the story of the inception of this venture and its challenges.

Technology Meets Medicine — Disruptive Healthcare Workshop

An overwhelming amount of knowledge poured into a small KMC hall over two enthusiastic and refreshingly informative days at Dronaid’s Disruptive Healthcare Workshop. From studying logistic regression algorithms and applying to real-life revolutionary medical predictions of breast cancer or heart disease, the Deep Learning and AI workshop was the right advance in strengthening the bond between anatomy and technology, all in an inquisitive zeal to make healthcare one of humanity’s strongest assets in the coming future.