The LAST Semester

-Yashna Paliya, Batch of 2017. If you’re in your 4th year, and sitting at home in these holidays feeling adequately jobless (pun not intended, bhailog, non-tech feels you), then your plans to “make the most of my last semester” are probably underway. New Year “Bhai, aakhri new year hai saath mein, fir hum kahan tum kahan.”   You just shared the Everyone else v/s me at NeW YeAr photo where you claim you’d rather sleep…

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The Time A Smile Was Not The Answer

The Time A Smile Was Not The Answer

Reasons why Ivanka Trump can never be my role model By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019   Bursting with radiance and a confidence that only somebody with a privileged background like hers can carry, Ivanka Trump sure knows how to make heads turn. Of course the long legs and the gorgeous personality draw eyes, but the young entrepreneur has proved time and time again that she is much more than eye candy. The Executive Vice…

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Echoes from Kumartuli: An idol-maker’s account

Echoes from Kumartuli: An idol-maker’s account

It is Panchami. It is that time of the year again when the air is fragrant with shiuli and the crescendo of dhaak beats echo from every street of Shovabazaar. It is business as usual. I wave my brush lightly and in a swift motion, now, Maa Durga has a perfectly shaped brow. A long night’s work remains. Orders to be delivered, idols to be made. Pujo is here again. Our daughter is here again….

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Aagaaz, The Peotry Society

Aagaaz, The Peotry Society

Bedazzled not, oh beholder, For we are yet to go yonder, This indeed is just an ‘aagaaz’, A mere beginning, of this amazing journey we have embarked. Aagaaz, the poetry club of NSIT has a niche position in an engineering environment. It fulfills the task of filling technical voids with rhyme and is thus, the refuge of wordsmiths lost in the gory faces of coders, geeks, and ghissus. Founded in 2013, with the aim of…

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Prurient Paranormal Ponderings

Prurient Paranormal Ponderings

By Vinshu Jain and Akanksha Thareja “नजायतेम्रियतेवाकदाचिन्नायंभूत्वाभवितावानभूयः अजोनित्यःशाश्व्तोयंपुराणोनहन्यतेहन्यमानेशरीरे” According to this Bhagwad Gita Shloka, “The soul is never born and never dies at any time nor does it come into being again when the body is created. The soul is birth less, eternal, imperishable and timeless.” As per the Hindu mythology, every specie traverses 84 lakh birth cycles again and again unless it gets ‘mukti’. The ‘aatma’ does not perish away, but keeps on changing…

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