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Connecting With the Past—A Tech Talk by Tanay Pratap

Returning to his own college from a successful career in Microsoft, Tanay Pratap sought to impart his knowledge and experience into the future entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts of Manipal. The event was a huge success as each member of the audience grasped something from the talk.

Sailing Towards a Global Epidemic

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.

Women and Indian Cinema—A Tale of Representation

Indian cinema, right from its inception in the thirties, has become the most popular mode of entertainment in India. However, the representation of women both onscreen and offscreen, leaves much to be desired. In this article, we delve deeper into the reasons behind this gender stereotyping and how times are changing for the better as a reflection of the evolving mindset of the audience.

A Vision for the Future—The Story of Raghunath Manohar

Raghunath Manohar, an engineer at MIT, is the sole inventor of a lens system that revolutionised the existing telescope technology and went on to become a military standard. His decades’ long journey is filled with stories of struggle, perseverance and eventually, success.

Rahul Dravid Unveils Manipal Marathon Theme

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.

Lab Manuals—Where We Are and How We Got Here

This semester, MIT made the shift from printed manuals to soft copies. While this move led to an increase in workload for a few departments, it has resulted in some savings for most of the students. Read on to find out about about how this decision was made and the way it was implemented.