It has been very long since we last posted but we hope to find you well and in good health. We’ve been busy with a lot of stuff, and we have done our work to put it into this magazine. In this issue, we pay a tribute to you, the unsung heroes of IIT Hyderabad. We call this issue the humans of IITH. It has, … Continue reading Editor’s Note
Sitting on the black iron chair in the dark corner of his hostel room, stretching his leg all the way to the wall, as warm tears of agony roll down his cheeks to his neck forming a sticky layer and damping the collar of his polo t-shirt, he asks to himself,- ‘what makes a man?’ Thoughts keep on jostling against each other’s and he keeps … Continue reading Being a Man
-Chandirasekaran Kasiraman Franz was climbing the tree to get a better view of the forest. They have been tracking the beast for the last 2 hours following a trail of greenish-blue viscous liquid along the floor of the forest. As it was inevitable that in another hour or so they will lose all the light and end up in dark, with no other source of … Continue reading The Metamorphosis
Huxley spoke amiss, Jay Gould at fault and now these saffronizing nincompoops. “Every great scientific truth goes through three phases. First, people deny it. Second, they say it conflicts with the scripture. Third, they say they’ve known it all along.” – Neil Degrasse Tyson Thomas Huxley: First people deny it. I have to flog myself to cite the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and … Continue reading Facing false truths
The Significance of Tim Cook’s Coming out as Gay Tim cook, CEO of Apple Inc., came out to the world as gay on 30th October 2014. Responding to this news somebody posted in Face book in a rather jocular vein- “If Tim Cook were born in India, he would have been lost somewhere between black magic, Hashmi dawa-khana, psychologists and depression tablets instead of heading … Continue reading The Apple that is no longer forbidden
There was once a girl, very beautiful, cursed to sleep for eternity, until and unless a prince would come to her and kiss her. And then, they would both get married and lead a happy married life until eternity. This is more or less the gist of the story of the Sleeping Beauty. Well, I wish things were so simple. Or, let me put it … Continue reading Bleh- I don’t even know what these juniors write anymore.
Placements, Placements, Placements!! The one word which keeps many people motivated to study (bah!) and makes them drool.It is the time in the college, when a 9 pointer or the callous 6 pointer reads anything and everything from algorithms to tips on taking aptitude tests. All just to crack them all, which seemingly mock your common sense and you, too, for squandering your precious four … Continue reading Placed!
I wondered if could lay down my beautiful thoughts on paper. I tried many times but unknown despair would prevent me from doing so. She entered my life and became an inspiration for me to pen down my thoughts. I wanted to tell her each and everything that went through my mind as I saw her. It was a foggy morning. I never wanted to … Continue reading The Silence of Love