Welcome to Kairos, 2014

The inaugural function of the highly anticipated college fest-Kairos, took place last evening. The fest is the biggest cultural event in the university’s history and last evening marked a culmination of the impressive effort that has been put in by the organising committee. Mr. Ram Jethmalani, Mr. Gopal Sharman, Mrs. Jalbala Vaidya and Mr. A.V.T…

The Life and Times of Miyazaki

Film critic Roger Ebert once said that there were only three great centres of cinema in the world; the American, the French and the Japanese. With Ozu (Tokyo Story) and Mizoguchi (Ugetsu Monogatari) dead, and Kurosawa (Rashomon) dealing with bouts of depression, Japanese cinema seemed to have lost some of its sheen in the early 80s.…

All About Hoops: NLU Delhi Basketball League Auction

– With analytical inputs by Akshay Vaddagiri The NLU Delhi basketball league kicked off here today with the auction of the players in the cafeteria. The league, a brainchild of Shrutanjaya Bhardwaj urf Sattu and Siddharth ‘Bubba’ Sharma from 2nd year (with lots of valuable inputs from the sports committee), is expected to start by mid-March.…

Cold Shower Therapy

It has been nearly a month since the commencement of the semester, and despite it being an unusually prolonged winter, there is no hot water running in the hostels. It was around 13 degrees celsius at 8:00 AM today, and the water felt a lot colder. Being a prestigious University that provides the best infrastructure…

Sue Your College?

A group of law students across the country have come together to form a special unit aimed at tackling mismanagement of their colleges via litigation. The initiative called GrayCheck is part of the brilliant student start-up Grayscale.  The unit has an arrangement with two lawyers from Bangalore, who’ll file the cases keeping the student’s identity…

Telegram – the Whatsapp-killer?

In the past month, the mobile-messaging industry witnessed two significant developments: Rakuten acquired Viber for $900 million and Facebook acquired Whatsapp for a whooping $19 billion. While these deals are significant for the parties involved, its repercussions spill to other competitors and users as well. Blackberry shares surged on the Whatsapp-deal news as it put a rough…