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Memento to the Malayalee (Manipal and Onam – 2016)

Maveli Naadu vaanidum kaalam Manushyarellarum onnu pole Aamodathode vasikkum kaalam Aapathangarku-mottilla thaanum So goes the Onam song of Kerala, roughly speaking about the time when a king called Mahabali ruled over the regions of Kerala and there was unity and harmony among men who lived

Azadi’70 – Celebrating a Vibrant India

Independence was a hard-earned achievement that came about due to the sacrifices of our freedom fighters and the resilience of Indian civil society. The day of its celebration was also a day to introspect and commit to solving the problems that still plague our country. Azadi’70, organised by Goonj, Mafia and Showstoppers was an event that showed us exactly how to do that.

“Yogashchittavrittinirodahah” – International Day of Yoga 2016

June 21st. A day which holds special significance because it is said to be the ‘longest day of the year.’ On this day, last year the first ever International Day of Yoga was celebrated. The success and the support of people from all over the world encouraged this year’s celebration to be even bigger. Manipal University staying true to it’s mantra of being a ‘holistic learning environment’ celebrated this day on a grand scale at the MIT Campus, Manipal.

Sharing is Caring: Rentified

“We want to be a one stop shop for renting”
Rentified is Manipal’s latest entrepreneurial ventures that taps into the prospects of the borrowing and sharing culture that persists within the campus and outside as well.

Engineering for a cause: Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an international non profit organisation that works on improving the standard of living of the underprivileged through engineering skills and inventions. The Indian branch of EWB has several chapters across the nation, most recently at Manipal Institute of Technology.

Scio: The Manipal Chapter

Manipal’s latest club, Scio, plans to help India’s next generation in taking the right career decisions. Volunteer recruitments will start shortly. Read on to know more about this noble venture.

In Search of a Change: The Paryaya Festival of Udupi

The mundane routine of the average MITian is limited to one’s hostel room and classroom. It is not every day that he/she sets out to explore Udupi during its most festive period. The Paryaya celebrations take place every alternate year on the 18th of January and is definitely one that is awaited with bated breath. But what was it that made it increasingly special this year?

Opening up the Open Electives

Even semesters for 2nd and 3rd year students bring about a break from their regular academic program, in the form of open electives (OEs). These courses are different from the rest of their core curriculum, and bring about a healthy diversification of options. MIT provides

Kudumbashree – Kerala’s Empowered Women

Read about Kudumbashree, one of the largest women-empowering projects in the country. Launched by the government of Kerala in 1998, the initiative has succeeded in providing these women, once living in poverty, a life full of dignity and independence.

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