India is one of the most multi-faceted and fascinating countries in the world. The spirit of our country lies in our celebrations. Patriotism overpowered every other emotion, on 15th August 2019, as students and staff gathered to celebrate the day India earned her independence from the British.
“At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.”
On 15th August, the Hindi literary society of M.A.H.E., Goonj, orchestrated a cultural event, to honour and celebrate India’s 73rd Independence Day.
An event full of rhetoric, the National Security talk by Udupi Talks was one attended by people from all walks of life. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a Member of Parliament and Major Surendra Poonia, an ex-Special Forces operative were the key speakers at the event which aimed at resolving doubts related to national security.
Aaron Friedland answers questions and talks about his initiative, The Walking School Bus, explaining the reasons behind this project along with its importance and some of the difficulties faced while implenting it.
The Smart India Hackathon, one of the biggest in the world, was organised in MIT, Manipal on the 2nd and 3rd of March, 2019. It was a gruelling competitive coding event, which saw 24 teams from all over the country participate in the event in Manipal. The Hackathon encouraged students to work towards finding solutions to real-world problems that were presented by industry professionals.
Manipal celebrated India’s 72nd Independence Day with a flag-hoisting ceremony and a marching parade at the EDU Building. The ceremony was mercifully spared by the rain gods! Read on to find out more.
The Supreme Court reserved its judgement on the issue of the validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code on Tuesday. The MIT Post takes a look at the hearing that began last week and reaches out to members of the society for their reactions.
In an unprecedented move, members of the Justice Collegium of the Supreme Court went public with allegations that the Honourable Chief Justice of India had been exhibiting a clear lack of transparency and rationale while assigning cases to the judges of the Supreme Court.
Goonj, MIT’s Hindi club, celebrated India’s 69th Republic Day with poems, speeches, and other performances highlighting India’s culture and values.
Sprawling lawns once adorned by the Mughals, Gondola rides providing the view of the vast valley below, and tangible proof why world peace is needed, Kashmir is God’s gift to mankind.