Classic Reviews: Bawarchi

Whenever we think of Rajesh Khanna, the first movie that comes to the mind is Anand. This masterpiece, iconic not just for its dialogues but also for its songs, is directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Hrishi da (as he was popularly known) worked with Kaka in two other movies- the socialist Namak Haraam (The Traitor) and... Continue Reading →

In Conversation with Dr. Shanbhag and Dr. Hebbar (MUTBI)

MUTBI is an organization in Manipal situated at the Innovation Center that aims to aid those solving society's problems by offering funds, connections, advice and legal aid. MTTN had the distinct pleasure of interviewing the CEO and Secretary of MUTBI, Dr. Harishchandra Hebbar, and the Senior Advisor and Principal at the Innovation Support Center at Massachusetts... Continue Reading →

Revels: A Walk Down the Memory Lane

Imagine barely sleeping for four days yet having all the energy in the world to run around all day. From food stalls to various crowds from various colleges, Revels is full of bustling activities. The four days of the cultural fest promise to be the most memorable time of the year as it allows you... Continue Reading →

Taking Things Too Far: Strange Censorship Stories

Censorship is the suppression of free speech or content considered politically inaccurate, insensitive or offensive. It's used as a tool to practice sensitivity and protect vulnerable groups and communities. More often than not, censorship is viewed as imposing and regarded as a tool used by the government to silence unpopular opinions. While its necessity is... Continue Reading →

Catching Up with The Local Train

You know a concert is more than just the lights, heart-throbbing beats, glow sticks and extended perm when the lyrics give you goosebumps, sweat drips down your body from all the fervent jumping, and you can’t seem to find your voice from all the shouting and singing. Revels ‘16 brought to Manipal the band that... Continue Reading →

STD Awareness: Treatment Options

According to a recent study, sexually transmitted diseases are one of the most common ailments that spread quickly from person-to-person. Most of the STDs infecting a female have a high risk to be vertically transmitted to her offspring to cause congenital anomalies. As a clichéd adage says, ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound... Continue Reading →

The ‘How’ of STIs

In today's vibrant lifestyle, nearly every sexually active individual is at a potential risk of contracting STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections). Although the concepts of ‘protected’ sex and using fresh needles have spread rapidly in the 21st century, it is imperative to understand the transmission dynamics of STIs (such as HIV Infection, Chlamydiasis, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis B,... Continue Reading →

HPV: A Formidable yet Tameable Foe

Can a seemingly innocuous lesion in the genital region lead to your death in a few years? Yes, yes it can. More so if you are a woman. Genital lesions are a sign of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which also sets the stage for about 90 percent cases of Cervical Cancer- a leading cause of... Continue Reading →

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