• From ‘Moongil Thottam’ to ‘Halena’ – a chat with Abhay Jodhpurkar

    As the Techofes stage was getting ready to witness an array of singers coming together for the ‘Concert Night’ on 6th March, we had a chance to interact with Abhay Jodhpurkar, the voice behind many soulful melodies in recent times.Excerpts:GT: Let us start with Halena, the recent chartbuster...
  • 'Not me, But you' – a report on “We, the volunteers”

    The phrase “Room number 320”, is enough to ring a bell in the minds of every NSS volunteer of AC Tech, Anna University. It was right to expect the organisers to be there, and catch them for a small talk on their upcoming workshop, scheduled to happen this March 2nd and 3rd.  A workshop on NSS? Now t...
  • Lighting up society – Aakriti's Kiara

    In wake of recent events in society such as the violent incidents which have befallen women, which is all one can talk about nowadays. The number of concerned parents is skyrocketing with restrictions being imposed on girls in fear of threats. To dispel these social stigmas and to make women bolder ...
  • Is ignorance bliss?

    Fierce #10In a society where words like ‘modernization’ and ‘empowerment’ are thrown at us every single day, I still cannot help but wonder, if we really are moving towards a better place?Today’s women are amongst the brightest and biggest achievers, with the drive and zeal to change the...
  • 'To tame and not be tamed' – interview with Karthikeya Sivasenapathy

    "3 years of struggle, 7 days of sacrifice, the 3000-year-old Jallikattu was saved, just because all hands were united."After his great presentation on ‘Nature and livestock in times of climate change’ at the inauguration of Kurukshetra '17 on 15th February 2017 from 5.00 pm, the correspondents o...
  • CRASH COURSE - GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE)

    The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is one of the most important items on the checklist for students who want to pursue higher studies in countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore and many more. Conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the GRE general test is a c...
  • Football - The Beautiful Game

    July 29, 1986, Mexico City114,600 people at the Estadio Azteca hold their breath. With 83 minutes on the clock, the score in the 1986 World Cup final is at 2-2. Both teams, Argentina and Germany push forward for the winner. Jorge Burruchaga then scores in the 84th minute to allow Argentina t...
  • Pakistan in England-A brief summary

    Pakistan travelled to the British Isles for a long tour of England. Pakistan are always an unpredictable side – they win when you don’t expect them to, and capitulate when you expect them to fight. So how did they fare when they played England?The tour commenced on 14 July 2016 with the first Te...
  • MS Dhoni - More Than Captain Cool

    2007 SEPTEMBERMahendra Singh Dhoni, the long haired young sensation from a small town in Ranchi, was given the opportunity to lead India in the inaugural World T20 in South Africa.  After a disastrous performance there, India wasn’t given much of a chance to compete in the World Cup. 24 ...
  • Mesmerising smiles, songs and answers – interview with Ramya NSK

    A huge smile is what strikes you first when you meet her. A hearty and infectious laugh presides the conversation and her voice, which has won her recognition, fame and glory, are enough to leave you mesmerised. With an enthusiastic smile we sat down for a conversation backstage and it’s safe to say...
  • DONNING DIFFERENT HATS - AN INTERVIEW WITH KRISH

    Having donned the cop’s hat in Singam 3, he has yet again proved that he can be the master of all the fields he steps into. Singer, dancer, composer, lyricist and an actor - the popular, well renowned and award-winning singer Krish has had people spellbound with his immense talent in all fields. His...
  • MAKING THE JOURNEY TOWARDS 'GREAT' SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS - AN INTERVIEW WITH RAM IYENGAR

    Mr. Ram Iyengar is a part of the Business Development team at Zoho Corporation. He typically helps accelerate the adoption of Zoho Creator, a custom workflow builder for businesses through user demos, blogs, articles, talks and sample projects. He gave a talk at Kurukshetra’17 on “How does good soft...
  • Review: Dangal – a must-watch for every Indian

    It's not very often that a movie which contains nothing related to death or separation moves people to tears. Dangal is a miracle in its own right. A movie about an ex-wrestler who wants his daughters to win gold for the country - that's how Dangal can be defined in simple terms. However, what is no...
  • SI 3 REVIEW - LOUDEST AND FASTEST OF THE SINGAM SERIES

    As much as we appreciate class and directors that display out of the box thinking, we should also take time to praise people who make commercial films, which believe me, is the hardest thing for any director to do. You know that there are always fans who are ready to hate on any film when it goes ho...
  • இசையெனும் வரத்தை யார் தந்தது? - ‘நகலிசைக் கலைஞன்’ புத்தக விமர்சனம்

    இசை குறித்த பதிவுகளும், புத்தகங்களும் பெரும்பாலும் திரையிசை சார்ந்த எழுத்துக்களாகவோ, அல்லது சாஸ்திரிய சங்கீதம் பற்றியதாகவோ இருக்கும். ராக ஆலாபனைகளும், தாள சந்தங்களும், நுணுக்கங்களும் விவரிக்கப்பட்டிருக்கும் அப்புத்தகங்களைப் பொதுவான ஒரு இசை ரசிகன் வாசிக்க இயலாது. வாசகர்களுக்கும், எழுத்தாளனுக்கும் தொட...
  • On preparing for the GATE

    There is a simple method of ascertaining whether you should take the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2017:Think of one of the harder “core” papers in your department’s syllabus. Now, call forth the memories you have of the paper. If you felt a cold shiver run down your spine, as chi...
  • On preparing for the TOEFL

    TOEFL could well be regarded as a mandatory exam for all students who apply for education abroad (mainly in the US). As the full form of the abbreviation suggests, it is a test that determines the ability of the test taker’s fluency and grasp over the English language. That being said, it covers tho...
  • CRASH COURSE - GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE)

    The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is one of the most important items on the checklist for students who want to pursue higher studies in countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore and many more. Conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the GRE general test is a c...