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The Pro in Productivity (and Procrastination)

A few minutes before the alarm goes off at 4 am The birds are still asleep in their nests as I stare at the digital alarm clock, waiting for it to ring. One could say that I might be classified… Continue Reading →

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A Dull and Colorful Expression

For as long as I could remember, I never had any artistic leanings. I listened to a lot of music, but was never interested in learning how to make songs; I read a lot of comics, but I never dared… Continue Reading →

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A Teen’s Experiments with Truth, JEE and the Virus

  A short nostalgia of the past two years, How I understood things and had overcome my fears.   Young in blood and just out of school, Grades and accolades that’d make everyone drool.   I said to myself, “It… Continue Reading →

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College, COVID and Competition

“Life started with a race.” Every person who has been a part of this ever-competitive world must have come across this phrase. Undeniably, every phase of our life was its victim and the education system hasn’t been immune to it… Continue Reading →

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The Price of the Pandemic

“Global shares take a hit – Big shift in stock markets, where shares in companies are bought and sold, can affect the value of pensions or individual savings accounts (ISAs).” — BBC News   “Consumer confidence collapses in May, the… Continue Reading →

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A Tribute To Every Hero

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Beach in the city – Shore

7th March 2020, for anyone, might seem like just any other day but not for us KMITians. The most anticipated event of our college, the KMIT evening, was held on the 7th. A beach day with friends can never go… Continue Reading →

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Rainbows Reign

“God doesn’t make mistakes and has made each of us in his own image. God is simply love. There should be no fear in love.” — Martin O’Malley A‌ ‌study‌ ‌found‌ ‌that‌ ‌out‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌world‌ ‌population‌ ‌of‌ ‌7.7‌ ‌billion‌ ‌people,‌… Continue Reading →

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War and Pain

It’s the summer of 1917. The kids should be playing in the sunflower fields, while Rachel should be preparing sandwiches under the trees. However, they are probably hiding in the basement, praying. The last letter from her told me that… Continue Reading →

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Luminous Nightmare

Lip, dip, paint. Grace Fryer was 18 years old when she first heard these words – eager, ambitious and ready to take on the world. She was employed as a dial painter with Radium Luminous Materials Corporation. Six years later,… Continue Reading →

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Bidding Adieu!

I vividly remember the summer of 2016. After a period of what I would like to call a struggle, I managed to get over with two years in a cliche corporate college. I had given my twelth-grade board exams in… Continue Reading →

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A Decade of Entertainment

Evolution of the Entertainment industry in this decade: Studies suggest that until the late 90s, 15% Americans had been on the Television with a negligible percent of cord-cutters, with an average television usage of 7 hours and 50 minutes, 83%… Continue Reading →

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Decade into Climate Change

Climate change is happening now, faster than predicted by scientists. They gave us a deadline of 12 years to keep up the global temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius or a great catastrophe could strike the earth. Our future generations might… Continue Reading →

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LOVE IN THE TIME OF AI

Robots these days are capable of doing things that once only humans could do. So, does that make them as lovable as us humans? Though we are still a far cry from science-fiction, we are already used to interacting with… Continue Reading →

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Why does time only move forward?

Imagine someone cracked an egg on your head. There’s yolk dripping down your forehead. Now you’ve got to clean yourself up. But wouldn’t it be a lot easier to just un-break the egg and skip taking a shower and change… Continue Reading →

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Climate Change in Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a city known for great food, the warmth of its residents and liveliness throughout the city. However, being a resident of Hyderabad for twenty-one years, I could not help but notice the changes in climate in the recent… Continue Reading →

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5 features that make kMITRA a great Team

  When you google search good features of a team, you will find many generic and cliché lists that are not always true for every team. So here are a few features that have made kMITRA run consistently and passionately… Continue Reading →

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A Lesson Not Learnt

The following are the journal entries of a procrastinator who is supposed to write an article for their college magazine. >>20th September 2019 Okay, so I’ve got two weeks to write this article which is way more time needed than… Continue Reading →

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Cauvery Calling : for the river

Water is the basic need for any living being on Earth. Water conservation and management have become a hot topic today. What are we doing about it? Is just using water judiciously and spreading awareness a long term solution? Do… Continue Reading →

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NAV-SHAKTI

Navratri, are the most auspicious nights celebrated during the first nine days of ‘Aasveeyuja/Aashwin‘ month of Hindu calendar. These days are considered to be very sacred and beloved to Adishakti, the original creator, observer, and destroyer of the universe, according… Continue Reading →

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Divine days of light

Growing up in India, one certainly observes that a few days in the season of autumn are different from the others. These days fill the heart with tons of exuberance. The mind, otherwise cluttered with negativity, undergoes purification by the… Continue Reading →

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kMITRA Fundraiser 2019

Thank you, didi!! Thank you, bhaiyya!! Voices echoed the grounds of Vivek Vardhini Kanyashala Girls High School, as the kMITRA team bid farewell to the many bubbles of joy. In August, kMITRA, KMIT’s e-magazine had organized a fundraiser to build… Continue Reading →

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A Sacrifice Of Innocence

“TRING! TR-!” he put his hand down on the alarm and switched it off at the first ring. He started rubbing his eyes and slowly opened them. Tiny particles of dust were dancing, on the window sill above his cot,… Continue Reading →

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Time and Her

Friday, January 9, 1970 Dear diary, Today was a great day which filled my heart with excitement and happiness. I turn 7 years old today, and all I wanted for my birthday was to visit the library. We arrived there,… Continue Reading →

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The Russian Sleep Experiment

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, brutality and sadistic practices. The reader is advised to use their discretion to continue reading.   Coming to classic tanks, fighter jets, punji traps, and army camouflages in… Continue Reading →

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The Tale of a Farmer

A myth is a traditional, usually ancient story involving supernatural beings, ancestors or heroes. Myths are used to explain aspects of the natural world or to show the psychology customs or the ideals of a society. Myths exist in every… Continue Reading →

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Magic with a ‘K’

Growing up in a world where books like Harry Potter and The Wizard of Oz are written and read by people, we really wish magic exists. There are kids out there still waiting for their Hogwarts acceptance letter even though… Continue Reading →

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Why Do Pirates Wear an Eye-patch?

If you’ve ever read classic fiction involving ship-men like Moby Dick or Treasure Island or even watched movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, you most certainly would have a stereotypical image of a pirate engraved. A thick beard accompanied with… Continue Reading →

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Assassination Made Real on April fools’ Day

It was a busy day in Ohio. John, who works at the Ohio national bank as a bank accountant, was returning home after a busy day. “It’s March 30th already”, he exclaimed! His mind was filled with so many thoughts.He… Continue Reading →

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In The Fourth Month

There is nothing wrong with wanting a culinary experiment. The staff of our canteen started believing in building upon feedbacks. What does that mean? The team of kMITRA along with the PR committee is very excited to share our canteen’s… Continue Reading →

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Cleopatra, the Seventh of Her Name

Some remember Cleopatra as the queen who was insanely smart and immensely powerful. Others remember her as the ruler who brought down the entire Egyptian dynasty to its knees. “She is a temptress who has Antony under her spell. He… Continue Reading →

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