Samvedana Foundation vies for another World Record

January 13th, 2018 saw the Samvedana Foundation of Udupi create a World Record at Malpe Beach with over 5000 students reciting the full version of Vande Mataram. In an attempt to create another record, the NGO invites all musicians to give their own tune to the National Song and create a music video highlighting all scenic locations of their town.  A cash prize of more than 3 lakh is announced!

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Inagurated on EU Day

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence was inaugurated at the Department of European Studies, MAHE by EU Ambassador to India, HE Mr Tomasz Kozlowski. Post the inauguration, the Ambassador interacted with students of DES and the attendees of the Conference on Economics, the Geopolitical landscape of the world, Educational and Academic Exchange in the world and a myriad of other topics.

HE Tomasz Kozlowski, EU Ambassador to India Speaks in a PressCon

As part of the EU Day Celebrations at MAHE, HE Mr Tomasz Kozlowski, the European Union’s Ambassador to India Speaks in a Press Conference about the Erasmus Plus Program, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and MAHE as a synonym to Excellent Education. This is to mark the continuation and an increased emphasis on Internationalization of the Higher Education Space and Exchange of Students and Faculty among Manipal and European Universities.

Wraps on the South Zone Inter University Chess Tournament (Men)

MAHE from December 3th to 7th organised the Inter University Men’s Chess Tournament (South Zone) seeing participation from over 57 Universities across South India duking it out in a battle of strategy and minds! The Valdeictory Function commences in the presence of Dr Poornima Baliga, Dr Narayan Sabhahit and others

APPICON 2018 brings together stalwarts from the Medical Space at Manipal

The 64th Annual National Conference of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India which saw no less than 11 Workshops take place in the days preceding, is inaugurated in Dr TMA Pai Hall 3. The days to follow are to see many symposia, discussions and talks by eminent changemakers in the Medical and Medicine Pedagogy space. Follow @ManipalCon on Twitter for Minute-to-Minute Updates on the conference!

Keeping the Campus Clean

Manipal hasn’t won the laurels of being one of the cleanest campuses in India for nothing. Late at night, when most of the student population is asleep except for during the exam season, this machine and Manipal’s cleaning crew get to work. “We’re happy to contribute to the University’s efforts to support Prime Minister Modi in his Swacch Bharat Mission,” remarked one of the workers when asked for a comment.

MCOPS Celebrates National Pharmacy Week from Nov 19-24

The 57th Annual National Pharmacy Week celebrated every 3rd week of November is set to be celebrated by the students and faculty of MCOPS. In an attempt to sensitize and spread awareness about the profession of Pharmacy, the MAHE Association of Pharmacy Students are to feature a myriad of activities throughout the week on the theme – “Pharmacists for a Healthy India”

Sports Day by VSO MAHE

As part of their Muskaan Project, Volunteers of VSO MAHE have been conducting Sports Activities for the past 3 Sundays which culminated with a Prize Distribution Ceremony at End Point Grounds. The Joint Coordinator of VSO MAHE, Mr Abhishek Chaturvedi gave away the prizes to winners.

Curtains Close on a Very Successful Manipal Flea

Food. Music. Games. Activities. Open Mic. Photobooths and so much more! Two days of absolute fun come to an end as The Manipal Flea draws curtains on a very successful event hoping to make the second edition bigger than ever! Here’s wishing them all the success! We had great fun liveblogging the event! ManipalBlog signs off from the Manipal Flea!

Manipal Flea – Terracotta and lanterns

Started by two sisters with a passion for handicrafts and clay modelling, ‘Bangle Bucket’ makes terracotta earrings and other jewellery. The launched their business on Facebook and grew from there over the years. ‘Chittaara’ was born when the founders started a search for the perfect lantern but couldn’t find one, so they decided to make their own.

Your Prime Minister Dead – Anuj Dhar’s Book Launched at Mlr Lit Fest

Anuj Dhar’s Your Prime Minister is Dead, a product of investigative journalism, was released at the Mangaluru Literature Festival by Capt Ganesh Karnik, Prof Shreeraj Gudi and the author himself. Capt Karnik then spoke about Netaji, Shastriji and the freedom fighters who’s deaths are still unanswered and shrouded in mystery.

An insight into Education in India – Mlr Lit Fest 2018

Indian Academia & Academia in India – A passionate and holistic debate on the Indian Education system with the experts and Audience alike is taking the event by storm with brilliant arguments thrown all around with Dr BM Hegde, Prof Varadesh Hiregange, Vishal Hegde and Ravishankar Rao forming the experts’ panel. The maiden edition of the Mangaluru Literature Festival is turning out to be one to remember!

The Idea of Bharat explored as Mangaluru Lit Fest is inaugurated

The maiden edition Mangaluru Literature Festival, gets underway with Genesis in the Chawadi Hall of TMA Pai International Convention Center, Mangaluru. With Dr Vinay Hegde, Dr Sandhya Pai, and Prof. Prafulla Khetkar inagurating the 2 day long affair, and each of them giving their insight into what their Idea of Bharat is.

Euphoria at Dhol Baje 2018

Dhol Baje ’18, the latest version of Manipal’s biggest event of the odd semester, took place at KMC Greens on 31st October. The venue was studded with students wearing ethnic wears which gave the event a festive pomp. It’s organizers, the Rotaract Clubs of MAHE and Manipal made it a point to make the event grand. Students from 22 colleges of MAHE attended this celebration of culture that unites the university. Food and chat stalls availed the students to stay …

Rashtriya Ekta Divas Run

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, observered as Rashtriya Ekta Divas, the police department of Udupi had arranged a 4 km run. Students of MAHE and other schools participated in the run along with the men’s and women’s police force. The run started at Tiger circle at 7 am. Enroute, participants encircled Syndicate circle and headed towards Endpoint where the run ended. The conclusion of the event took place with the SP of Udupi District …

PRISONS 101 by BLANK 101

Prisons 101 was an hour of dark talk infused with some solid humour. 9 speakers took upon themselves to enlighten their audience about some of the shadiest and also some of the coolest prisons in existence. While the speakers primarily focused on painting a correct picture of the prison environment in the minds of the listener, they managed to keep the room alive and attentive with just the right amount of humour. There were also talks about some attempted and …

Prisons 101 by Blank 101

Have you ever heard about prisons with video game consoles? Ever wondered about the lives of prisoners and the plotting of jailbreaks? Then Prisons 101 is the event for you. Brought to you by Blank 101, the public speaking club of MIT, this upcoming event will feature talks about prisons around the world, some clever and hilarious jailbreaks and give you an insight into the lives of prisoners and the general mentality surrounding them. Prisons 101 will be conducted on …

Alacrity – Electrobuzz Finals

Imagine being taken into a dark room and given 4 minutes to search for cleverly hidden and camouflaged objects. This is exactly what the finals of Electrobuzz had in store, a treasure hunt for its 6 teams as they fished for objects in the dark. These objects were then given to the teams to test with the Metal Detectors they built in Round 2. The team with the most number of correctly detected objects receives maximum points and ultimately wins …

Epsilon – Emergency Room Round 2

In Round 2 of Emergency Room, the 11 qualified teams were taken into a Room of Facts where every wall and door was covered with facts both Medical and Electronics related. The teams had a total of one hour to read all the facts and also answer a crossword based on what they read. The teams with the maximum scores will be qualifying for the final on the last day of TechTatva.

Hacktoberfest

Hackotoberfest is a month long fest presented by DigitalOcean, GitHub and twilio where people are encouraged to contribute more in open source projects. Celebrating five years of Hacktoberfest, their tagline says “Support open source and earn a limited edition T-shirt.” One can stand a chance to bag a T-shirt by making five legitimate pull requests anytime between October 1st and October 31st. MIST, Manipal conducted their introductory event to Hacktoberfest on the third day of Techtatva in NLH 405, where they …

Alacrity – Mazer Lazer Finals

Mazer Lazer finals saw 5 teams competing against each other in a knockout round. The participants were given patterns which they had to replicate in water using lasers and optical instruments. 3 teams qualified for the final round where they were asked to let their creative juices flow and create a pattern of their own. Three stunning patterns later, the judges scored the teams and the winner was decided. The winners will receive a cash prize of 3k.

Constructure – Hydraulic Bridge

Constructure category hosted the “Hydraulic Bridge” event on the third day of Techtatva. The hydraulic bridge uses the basic principles of hydraulics and structural dynamics. They made a miniature model of the very famous London bridge which was placed on the podium. Teams of two students each were enthusiastically trying to replicate the hydraulic bridge.

IDS free counselling about Foreign Universities

IDS, an educational consultant firm owned by Australian Universities is conducting it’s free counselling session at NLH for the students who plan to do post graduation in universities of USA, Canada, Germany, Australia and UK. Students can meet representatives of each country and know about the entire process of admissions in foreign universities. All of the services of IDS are free for students.

Alacrity- FoxHunt Round 2

The Basic Workshop is buzzing with activity as the 8 qualified teams gather for Round 2 of FoxHunt. The workshop begins with an introduction of the ‘Yagi-Uda’ antenna and handing out of equipment and a sheet of specifications for building the same. This antenna beeps when its director wire aligns with the radio signal transmitted. The teams, now armed with solders, attempt to build their working antennas before 5 pm, in order to qualify and put their hard work to …

The Junk Compressors

To anyone who loves mechanical engineering, would definitely be a part of this event. The first round was conducted today. The round 1 of the event had two parts, one was to make low version of jet propeller car and a basic pen paper test. The question paper comprised of aptitude and technical questions related to mechanical engineering. The event saw good number of participants.The round two is set to be held on 6/10.

Recreate Da Vinci – Day 2

The second day of round 1 was conducted today. The last slot of the event was conducted around 5:30 and it  saw around 5-7 teams comprising of 1 to 2 members each. This round was basic pen paper test. The questions were basic technical and aptitude questions of almost medium to hard difficulty level. In the end of the round one only 4 teams are going to qualify. The results will be declared tonight and round 2 will be held …