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Importance of Attending Conferences for an Engineer

Every journey has an end and it is actually the end which justifies the means. There has to be something endearing in the end to induce someone into doing something. As a student of engineering, a question may arise in a person’s mind as to why should they at all care about attending a conference,… Continue reading Importance of Attending Conferences for an Engineer

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Value of a Conference for a Law Student: Samvaad, 2015

First question which comes to our mind is who is a lawyer? A lawyer is one whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in court or in other legal matters. One of the essential elements of being a lawyer is that he should possess quality information and awareness… Continue reading Value of a Conference for a Law Student: Samvaad, 2015

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Sexual Harassment Laws: Double-Edged?

What is sexual harassment? In general terms, it can be defined as bullying or coercion which involves a sexual nature; the definition also includes the acts of unwelcome or inappropriate promises of rewarding the victim in exchange for sexual favours. In a country like India, while on one hand the general population suffers from the… Continue reading Sexual Harassment Laws: Double-Edged?

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Debating: Making One a Better Person

What is Debate? A  debate  is  a  form  of  public discourse. It is a formal direct oral contest or competition in augmentation between two or more people on a defined proposition at a specific time. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, debate is “formal discussion on a particular matter in a public meeting of legislative… Continue reading Debating: Making One a Better Person

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Samvaad, 2015: Poster Making Competition

The importance of political dialogue in our society has become paramount. At a time when the forces of globalization are at their peak, the recent times have also witnessed a rise in coercion and oppression by both state and non-state actors. As global citizens, constantly engaged in a socio-cultural exchange with like-minded communities, we are… Continue reading Samvaad, 2015: Poster Making Competition