Month
November 2020

The line “lamha lamha kisi jaadu ka fasana hoga”, written by Jan Nisar Akhtar, is how Javed Akhtar was originally named Jaadu. True to his name, his words hold magic, and his delivery leaves you in awe. On the 18 th of October, we at Symbiosis Literature Festival had the opportunity to listen to the latest recipient of...
On the second day of the Symbiosis ‘lit festival 2020’, we were graced by the presence of Mr. Pavan K. Varma, who is a former Indian Foreign Service officer and is most popularly known for being the author of “Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker” Mr. Varma began by stating that it is scornful how, “Hinduism gives us so...
“Journalists must never become the story, they are the storytellers and they must always remember it.” When he uttered these words, we were evoked and reminded of exactly what we aspire. On 18th October 2020, the first day of Symbiosis Literature Fest, SIU students had the privilege to listen to the Padma Shri awardee and a journalist beyond brilliance, Mr....
“Jab mann ka ho toh acha, na ho toh zyada acha. Kyuki fir voh upar wale ke man ka ho raha hai” These were the words used to kickstart the Valedictory ceremony of ‘Symbiosis literary fest 2020.’ We were all graced by the virtual presence of legendry film actor and a national icon, “Sri. Amitabh Bachchan.” Mr....
The ninth lecture in the SCMC perspective series had Dr. Srinivas R. Melkote, Emeritus professor, connected with the students from the School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, USA, to throw light upon the Role of Communication in Development and the implications of the same. Having been in the education sector for over...
A ‘diverse’ array of opportunities set SIU apart from any other University- one such brilliant initiative was introduced to the students of Batch 2023 by Ms. Shilpa Avate through the University Biodiversity Cell Orientation. Ms. Avate took the students through a virtual field trip, guiding them right from the initiation of the Biodiversity Cell to...
With the world anticipating the U.S. election results with bated breaths —all eyes turned towards the country’s tense political climate, Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication invited the Political Journalist, Shoaib Daniyal for a Guest Lecture as a part of its Masterclass series on the 7th of November. However, Mr. Daniyal was not here to...
The session began with an interesting discussion on the events landscape and its relevance in the middle of a pandemic. We learnt that due to Covid-19, there has been a clear variation and shift in the budget of various events.For instance; Today people in India are having intimate weddings with only 50 people instead of...
Hard work is always considered to be the baseline of the greatest achievements in the world. It’s the only way to the top and the greatest advantage against any other. Very proudly, one of our Alumni from the graduating batch of 2020, Aditi Parida secured the first rank in the Combined Defense Services (II) Examination-...