Mangalore & Udupi was plunged into darkness the past two days after the early onset of the Monsoon. Destruction is widespread with a good many trees and buildings biting the dust. Commuting and daily life is severely affected. Watch this space for more updates,
The 2nd Edition of the Manipal International Short Film Festival & Competition jointly hosted by the Department of Media Technology, MIT Manipal and Manipal Technologies Ltd. in association with Udayavani.com is open for entries! More details about the competition and categories can be found at manipalblog.com/contests/chalchitra-2018 ManipalBlog.com is proud to associate themselves with the event as its official Media Partners!
The 2nd in month, the floor test and the speaker election for the Karnataka Vidhaan Sabha is to take place momentarily. CM Kumarswamy is expected to hold power smoothly with the support of Congress and JDS. The BJP in a meeting yesterday decided against boycotting the test in fear of being looked at in low light
Lions & Lioness Club Manipal, The Hindu, G Shankar Family Trust jointly jost the Experience Sharing Program and Valedictory of the Hindu’s STEP initiative on 27th May, at the Dr G Shankar Women’s First Grade College at 10 AM. More details in the attached flyer.
Indian Dental Association, Manipal Branch & MCODS Manipal jointly organize Photodontics, an over view on Dental Photography by Dr Mayur Davda from Mumbai. It’s free for IDA Members and Non Members hav to pay a fee of INR 700 for the workshop. Participation has to be intimated by email to the undersigned.
With the theme of ‘Women Empowerment’ the team that brought Kenny Sebastian to Manipal now gives Manipal a chance to choose who comes here next! You can choose who you want to see from 7 of the biggest female standup comics in India – http://pollmaker.vote/p/730UWS5F
Mangalore’s Sleepwell Shoppe is scheduled to be inaugurated at Chilimbi Mangalore, on 26th of May at 5 PM.
According to a circular by the Chief Warden of MAHE, the unclaimed items found in the MAHE Campus will go under the hammer on 26th May 2018, at 2:30 PM at the Security Control Room, MAHE Building. Staff and Students of MAHE are invited to take part.
Department of Medical Education, and Department of Respiratory Medicine, KMC Manipal hosts a one day workshop on Arterial Blood Gas Analysis on June 1st. Last day to register is 30th May, 2018
Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research (CIMR) is offering a 3 month certificate course on Yoga for Self Health Care and Stress Management. The Course fees is 6500 INR and applications close on June 9th. Contact the Coordinator, Mr. Govardhan Reddy at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration or information.
The MIT Academic Calendar for the year 2018-19 has been released! In a tangent from the previous years, the administration has decided not to give the 1 week Teaching Break for Students after the 1st Sessional Examinations. This is probably due to the University declaring every 3rd Saturday, a holiday, thereby giving many a long weekend for students to scurry home for a quick visit!
The Nehru Maidan is to play host to Mangalore’s very own IPL Fan Park! The Finals is to be streamed live on the 27th free for all fans of the sport!
After a High Drama that made National headlines for 10 days including, another CM swearing in, a midnight court hearing, a floor test, and all opposition supremos flying down to Karnataka, HD Kumaraswamy finally takes oath as the Karnataka CM with Dr G Parameshwar joining him as his Deputy. The BJP boycotted the swearing in calling it an anti people’s mandate and signs of dissention are rampart as D Shivkumar, an aspirant for the DCM post makes his displeasure clear.
The Departments of Neurosciences & Anatomy, KMC Manipal bring you a hands on workshop for Neurology and Neurosurgeons in training. More details in the flyer attached.
Manipal University, Jaipur in association with Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP) and Springer recently announced the initiation of the proposals/abstract submission for the upcoming startup conference titled “International Conference on Startup Ventures: Technology Developments and Future Strategies” This conference will be held at Manipal University Jaipur on 8th and 9th of October 2018. Accepted proposals/abstracts will be published in Springer Nature IJIT/ IOP Publications Material Science Journals. More details can be gotten through www.startupscope.org
ICUBZ is holding a Robotics summer workshop for school going kids at Satkar Paradise. This initiative is supported by the Rotary Clubs of Udupi-Manipal and Manipal Town. More details in the attached flyer.
The Department of Community Medicine, KMC Manipal is organizing a Slogan Competition in observance of World No Tobacco Day 2018 on 31st May, 2018. All Students, research scholars and staff of MAHE are invited to participate. The entries are to be mailed to email@example.com on or before 25th May, 2018.
Melaka Manipal Medical College is to host the Mentored Student Project Poster Presentation, on Saturday the 26th of May at Lecture Hall Ga, MMMC. The Poster display is scheduled to begin soon after the inaugural with MAHE’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Arun Shanbhag doing the honours. The Valedictory is scheduled at 2:30 PM at the same venue.
In a circular released by the Director of MIT, it is stated that the MIT Swimming Pool will be closed on all public holidays, 3rd Saturdays, and Tuesdays (weekly holiday) The Pool will continue to function on Sundays
A circular from the Registrar announced the 25th Convocation of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, will be held on Saturday, 19th May, 2018 at Dr. TMA Pai International Convention Centre, Mangaluru from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The event will be streamed live all around the world on https://livestream.com/manipal/25thconvocation World Medical Education President Prof. David Gordon is to be the Chief Guest for the occasion where around 1500 students are expected to be awarded their degrees
After a midnight high-drama that saw the Congress-JDS coalition run to the Supreme Court at midnight to bring a stay on Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in ceremony, the Chief Justice appointed a Special 3 Judge Bench for the hearing. The back and forth discussion ended with the apex court refusing to go against the Governor’s decision of inviting the BJP to form the government. The floor test however will be conducted on Monday as opposed to 15 days later putting the BJP in …
Karnataka Assembly Election is underway with a huge number of people across the state flocking to the polling booths to exercise their right! Team MB urges everyone to exercise their vote!
Manipal Academy of Higher Education in association with Volunteer Services Organization (VSO) brings you an opportunity to partake in the Swachh Bharat Summer Internship program as a University Approved 2 Credit Certificate Course. The details are as in the attached flyer. Last date to register is 12th May, 2018.
A new Outdoor Sports Facility is to be inaugurated tomorrow, on 8th May 2018, at 7 PM at the Kaprigudda Marena Greens, Mangaluru, a circular sent across the MAHE fraternity stated. Pro Vice-Chancellor (MAHE Mangalore) Dr. V Surendra Shetty, Dean of KMC Mangalore, Dr. MV Prabhu, Dean of MCODS Mangalore, Dr. Dilip Naik, and Conevenor of the Marena Sports Complex, Dr. Anand Venugopal are expected to be present for the inaugural.
A venture of the Innovation Center of MAHE, the Idea Cafe was inaugurated by Shruti Pai on 2nd May, 2018. Situated at the ground floor of the Marena Sports Complex, the cafe is to be a center for learning, discussion and interdisciplinary interaction among all students from all branches and streams of education at MAHE, said Dr. Arun Shanbhag, CIO of MAHE. University Officers and persons of note were present along with students of MAHE.