Dhrupad

Dhrupad

Dhrupad is an enigma. It is a highly complex and sophisticated classical art form, expressing the subtle nuances of the myriad human emotions. At the same time, it is also chaste and a form of spiritual worship and meditation through sound. It does not seek to entertain, but evokes feelings of peace, tranquillity and contemplation in the listener. The word ‘dhrupad’ is an amalgamation of ‘dhruva’, the unmoving pole star, and ‘pada’, or poetry. This…

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Hostel Diaries 105: Myths About the Girls Hostel

Hostel Diaries 105: Myths About the Girls Hostel

“I am going back to the hostel.” “Are you going to have a pillow fight?” Yes, my very deranged male friend, we will get to pillow fighting as soon as we get there. Did I forget to mention the bare minimum clothes? This happens way oftener than you’d expect. And if you think harder, you’ll realise that not every hostel is like a Yo Yo Honey Singh song. Pyjamas (or not). Hello. Hi. I’ve got…

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Cracking Google – Ishita Gupta

Cracking Google – Ishita Gupta

Ishita Gupta, COE, Batch of 2015, received internship offers from two software giants, Microsoft and Google, in her third year. She chose to intern in Google and has received a pre-placement offer for her commendable work from the same. Q1. How did the internship at Google happen? What was the selection procedure you had to go through? Google doesn’t hire interns on campus, so I had to apply off-campus. Firstly, there was a résumé-based short…

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Goa Fever!

Goa Fever!

Like the chorus of your favorite song, or the climax of a gripping novel, the tradition of going to Goa at the end of your college years is one of the best memories you’ll take away from college. At NSIT, the moment you’re placed, a nervous, bittersweet excitement will grip you. A whole new life, with a moderate amount of security awaits you, and you know you’ll be spending a good twenty years wading through…

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Big Data: Something More Than Just A Technical Paradigm!

Big Data: Something More Than Just A Technical Paradigm!

By Archita Goyal, batch of 2017 A beaming count of 350 million photo uploads and interactions of 936 million active users with more than 900 million objects (pages, groups, etc.) are handled by Facebook every day. More than 5 billion people are calling, texting and browsing the Web on mobile phones worldwide. Twitter produces over 1 million tweets a minute. More than a million customer transactions occur at Wal-Mart every single hour generating about 2.5…

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