THE UNTOLD STORY OF 1st BLOCK


THE UNTOLD STORY OF 1st BLOCK DISCLAIMER: All details mentioned in this piece are loosely based on common rumours and facts, and otherwise are of figments of imagination. As shadows coalesced under the moonlight, their glazed eyes dared not gaze into the other. As she fell into his embrace and soaked up his heat, her…

Points to remember while visiting Goa


My trips to Goa from college have all been amazing. While the first time I went with a bunch of crazy people ready for an adventure, I learnt many things for the next visit. Keep these in mind when going for a Goa trip, especially from college!!! Try going with an all guy gang. Easier,…

Things to do before leaving college


Learn playing an Instrument- You’d never get enough time for it ever in your life after college. Perfect Week- Drink/Party for straight 7 days, generally achieved in the penultimate semester. Night Out of hostel- to be done in first year. The thrill is priceless. Get into a relationship- people tell me it’s good (generally); nevertheless…

Valentine’s Week- A weary week of love (no pun)


Two days and the dreaded (for most guys) Valentine’s week shall hurl towards every single and committed person, with different effect. A week that I usually spend oblivious to the occasion followed by a typical finale- my mother pitying me enough to agree to be my Valentine. In my first year, she had arranged for…

Farewell- Batch 1984-88 MIT Manipal


The Royal mech. brought a band to the college in some style this year; some went for a boat party and others the usual slogans around the campus. Everyone was in awe of them. Let’s take a peak on how it was done by the 88 batch. It was unusual for an Engineer to be,…

Ten signs that you are MANIPALised


I went for a few drinks with a fellow Manipalite yesterday. It was after ages that we were drinking like we did in college (25 days!). There were umpteen occasions where we raised our glasses to being Manipalites. When the night finally ended I exclaimed to him with a sigh, “We are Manipalised!”. That got…

The Auto Union Menace


The world no longer runs on Morals, it runs on fear. It is fear that controls humans. And fear now needs to control every single mechanism. No person/union can be allowed the audacity of thinking themselves as invincible and that is where FEAR needs to be instilled. The autowallas in Manipal, are probably the strongest…