The government has proposed an amendment for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 to encourage investment in businesses. This, however, could prove to be highly detrimental for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and fails to protect the best interests of this community. As activists all over the country raised their concerns over this, the proposal for an amendment was recanted.
The wounds that cannot be seen are as important as the ones that can and have to be tended to. With May being celebrated as mental health month, The MIT Post had the opportunity to interview Ms Archana Pillai, a student counsellor at the office of Student Affairs at MAHE.
In December 2019, when news arrived from Wuhan about a deathly new strain of coronavirus, hardly anyone could have predicted the worldwide pandemic that was on the horizon. As the nation comes to a halt and health care workers battle this disease from the front lines, the migrant workers and farmers have their own struggle underway.
In a haunting parallel to the barges that brought the Black Death to Europe, an isolated cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan has become the symbol of the COVID-19—the disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain that has already taken more than 3,000 lives. Read on to learn more about the origins of this virus, and how it is gradually bringing the whole world to its knees.
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.
Deemed unconstitutional, discriminatory, and anti-Islam by those opposing it, the Citizenship Amendment Act ignited large-scale protests across the country. This article takes a broad look at the context surrounding the passing of the bill, and the explosive chain of events that it provoked.
In the world of theatre, turning thoughts into words and staging them for everyone to see is no easy feat. Mahesh Dattani, an award-winning playwright and director, has established an immensely successful career doing this. The MIT Post had the chance to converse him during m.i.l.ap. 2019 and perceive his ideas on theatre and drama.
A number of trees in Manipal are being cut down to widen the roads on National Highway 169, due to which many resident birds have been dislocated. Manipal Birders’ Club, as well as the forest officials, undertook the initiative to provide a new home for these birds.
Spotlight by AAINA Dramatics was held on 22nd September in the library auditorium. The sublime mixture of light entertainment and intense theatrics, kept the audience enraptured throughout the whole eight-play event.
The MIT Sports Club conducted an inter-branch badminton tournament on 1st September in the Recreation Centre. The enthralling tournament, that saw brilliant performances from all the players, finally resulted in a win for the ECE team.