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With India marking it’s 76th Independence Day on August 15th, 2022, the Symbiosis International University (SIU) celebrated the joyous occasion by organizing exciting events from August 8th to August 15th under the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ initiative.  As part of the programme, an essay writing competition was held at the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication...
The Symbiosis International University (SIU) marked India’s 76th Independence Day by organising several programmes under the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ initiative. At the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC), an essay writing competition was held on August 10th, 2022, with the theme being ‘The importance of national symbols and the flag in cultivating national unity’....
Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide Farewell to thee! but not farewell To all my fondest thoughts of thee:Within my heart they still shall dwell… -Anne Brontë If anyone is a fan of Anne Brontë or has enough time to look up the above extract from her poem Farewell, they’ll know right away that there’s a...
‘Savannah Warriors’, a film that exuberates talent, dedication, persistence, patience, creativity and the knowledge of Kunal Shah (Batch 2022) on the Fan Throated Lizards, has brought nothing but pride and glory to SCMC. Kunal has managed to capture the detailed behaviours of this rare species that exists only in India. On a thorough and in-depth...
Loud dhaks are beating, a huge crowd is gathered, the priest is giving offerings to the Goddess Durga, smoke is brewing from the Dhunuchi, and you are standing amidst all of this. Could harmony exist in such chaos? I think it does. I had the privilege of visiting Kolkata during the Durga Puja festival. Having...
It’s 5:30 pm, and the sky is still baby blue. In a few minutes, the pinkish-orange shades will start creeping in, making these ever-changing beauties even more mesmerizing. As I watch the clouds move, this inner peace settles in, and my thoughts drift towards you. You with your tube light smile and a copy of...
Waves are often considered as a symbol of time- a moment once passed never comes back. A wave is never the same as the next. Water moves, taking away everything around it. With time, everything gets destroyed except for memories; memories that are embedded in your mind. The sand felt soft under my feet As...
“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” Chapter 26, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini Walls… They are often known to bound you, confine you. Never do we ever acknowledge that these walls build a world of your own for you....
In the modern world of global thoughts, people travel around the globe and stay away from their birthplaces, and embracing cultures becomes an integral part of life. Being a girl from a very small city of Bihar, I can surely tell a million versions of a story where embracing the culture and people becomes a...
As Soumitra Chatterjee’s first death anniversary approaches on 15th November, we remember him through one of the most memorable characters in Bengali Cinema –  Feluda. His portrayal of Feluda with such a mesmerising aura is one of the most remarkable performances of all time.  Satyajit Ray’s Sonar Kella (1974) is the first movie to bring...
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