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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.

Putting the Pedal to the Metal―Manipal Cyclothon

To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth year anniversary, and promote the Eat Right India movement, cycling enthusiasts in Manipal came together as they cycled on a route totalling over seven kilometres. The event also highlighted the importance of implementing these eco-friendly alternatives in our lives.

Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village—a Stroll through the Past

“On one particular instance, he was blindfolded when taken to a historical site to ensure that he wouldn’t learn the route and return at a later date”. During the 70s and 80s, the heritage conservationist Vijaynath Shenoy set out on a journey to save our history and culture. In this article, we explore the Hastha Shilpa Heritage Village, the result of his vision, and get a glimpse of times gone by.

MAC Binding for Security of User Accounts, Says Administration

I-ON users were recently notified that MAC binding of devices would limit them to three devices, a move that will possibly curb sharing of accounts among students. The Assistant Director-IT stated that this policy was in response to complaints about the compromise of passwords and they were open to feedback.

The Search for the Missing Malpe Fishermen

Eight fishermen on board the boat Suvarna Thribuja, who had set out on a fishing expedition from Malpe, were reported missing on 16th December and their whereabouts remain unknown to date. Read about the circumstances of their disappearance and the search and rescue efforts undertaken.