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ACT OF KINDNESS: This 15-year-old girl feeds over 70 strays in Bhopal

It has been almost a year, but that horrible sight still lingers in this 15-year-old girl's mind. A stray pup she was taking care of was run over by a speeding car. Like other children or even elders,...

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The Manipal student who made the longest selfie stick in the world

In April 2016, when actor Ben Stiller tweeted about holding the record for having the world’s longest selfie stick, Armaan, a second-year engineering student at MIT, wondered why that feat could not b...

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He wants to change Vidarbha's destiny

Owing to the rising instances of farmer suicides, Vidarbha has always been in the wrong news, at least for the last few decades. When you think of the Maharashtra town, images of poverty and grief spr...

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He started hacking from Class V

Overcoming parental obstacles is always fun (yes, notwithstanding the dangers), and for Aditya Anand, that fun became a passion and that passion became his job. Accessing the home computer which his...

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The man who heads Coder’s Group

Gaurav Rawal himself describes his life as a rollercoaster ride. He should know. From a shy, introvert boy to an influencer who heads a developers’ group called Coders, Rawal has been climbing every s...

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In Hubli, she is a messiah for the homeless

For Nahid Dhanebag, this Mother Teresa quote has been the biggest inspiration in her life, prompting her to do multiple charity things. A practising architect in Hubli in Karnataka, Nahid is also into...

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His heart beats for the disabled

Just 19, Anugreh Sehtya is already the proud owner of a company. Anugreh runs Hybrid Idea which started as India’s first assistive technology solution Design Company. It also provides comprehensive en...

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B.Tech students love his YouTube videos

Life is certainly not easy for an engineering student, and being one, Sreeram Venkitesh did not want to crib about the system – or the lack of it. What he did was find his own solution to the problems...

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Not just a tech-fest, It’s an emotion

There are college fests and then there is Excel 2019, the prestigious fest of MEC.So what is Excel all about? Excel is not just a tech fest. It is an emotion. It has everything for budding engineers,...

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Ayon’s world of ML, AI and Data Science

Ayon Roy always believed in out-of-the-box ideas and that is exactly what helped him climb up the ladder. Be it hackathons, Kaggle or tech meet-ups, Ayon is there to share and gain knowledge. Though h...

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The girl who wrote poetry in question papers!

A chance essay competition sparked the fire in Vansika Pareek to take up writing though most of her peers were eyeing corporate or IT jobs. She bagged a clutch of prizes in the first competition she e...

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Through IEEE, she wrote her success story

For Aathira Marayil, IEEE is all about four things -- technology, networking, volunteering, and fun. As a student, IEEE has broadened her horizons and changed her perspectives about the world and the...

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I miss you, Kris

In everyone’s life at some stage walks in someone who is like a mentor. Sometimes it is a teacher, a pal, or even maybe one of your siblings. For Gaurav Joshi, it was Kris, a friend who walked in and...

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This 21-year-old Hubbali student is a role-model

Just 21 years old, Vinayak Jogarishettar, a student of Kle Institute of Technology at Hubbali in Karnataka, has already founded an NGO working for the upliftment of schoolchildren and elderly security...

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Flying high with Mars Rovers

Ever since Sagar Dhaka joined the Manipal Institute of Technology, it has been a fantabulous ride. Having had a productive stint at NCC Sagar joined the Mars Rover Manipal (MRM) project, which designs...

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Meet Vivek, Pune’s eco-warrior

Vivek Gurav, a software developer, wears multiple hats and is quite eager to add more feathers to his cap as well. In Pune and nearby areas, Vivek has been undertaking clean-up missions, besides adopt...

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The techie who quit job to travel across the globe

While working with a top software firm, Clifin Francis didn't know what he was missing. There was a world waiting to be discovered. Having been inspired by some of the tourists on a vacation, Clifin t...

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How Shahul found a career through Kaggle

Unlike most of his friends, Shahul ES found the first year at MEC uneventful. While Shahul’s fellow folks were running behind certificates and KTU credits, he was looking for free resources. Having de...

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‘Coaching is tougher than playing’

Ever since childhood, Nikhil Menon has been passionate about sports, particularly football, basketball, and athletics. Having finished his BTech from Toc H Institute of Science and Technology, Nikhil...

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Manipal student rebuilds Maharashtra school

Sanjana Shastri raised Rs 3 lakh in 33 days through crowd-funding to build toilets and set up other basic facilities at a govt school. Her inspiring story is all about grit, conviction and social resp...

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In love with mandala

The hardest part, sometimes, is to spot hidden talents in you. Once you found your mooring, it’s rather easy to nurture it and that’s exactly what helped Ashwathi Ashok find the inner artist in her. A...

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How YouTube changed his life

In a way, Adarsh Menon is an autodidact in every sense. Right from the school to his MEC days, he knew exactly what he wanted and took steps to climb the steps of success. Brimming with confidence, Ad...

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INDIA IS THE BEST PLACE TO EXPERIMENT WITH DRIVERLESS CAR

Kumar Ranjan started out as a Mechanical Engineer who took on the challenge of improving the Mobility Industry in the country. Kumar was one of the very few people who started the ‘Autonomous Vehicle...

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Sacred Heart has a big heart!

At Ernakulam’s Sacred Heart College, elderly people are being taught IT, Spoken English,\nCommunicative French and Hindi. The learning programme, part of an initiative called Age Friendly, aims at pro...

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HAPPINESS BOTTLED

It was through art Meenu Mariam J, a BEd student in \nThiruvananthapuram, discovered, rediscovered herself. From a timid, shy childhood, Meenu now has become an entrepreneur of sorts even as a \nstude...

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Breaking the shell

For many engineering aspirants, not getting into IIT means the end of the world. Niti Mangwani from Indore too thought the same. Niti joined IET,DAVV where she struggled during the first few months. D...

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The student who got writing tips from Tharoor

Parvathy Salil is a young poet, a former student of Literature at St Teresa’s College (Ernakulam) and currently, a student of Liberal Arts (Young India Fellowship Class of 2019) at Ashoka University,...

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Lovelyhood

Even as a teenager, Sai is offering employment to hundreds of people and thus helping many families earn their livelihood. His start-up Make It Memorable (MIM) Creative Works aims to see citizens earn...

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Setting track on fire

A bunch of students from Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor has set pulses racing at a go-kart racing event in Noida. A team of 24 students from the mechanical department built everything fro...

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ON THE SADDLE

Two students Karthik NS and Anandh CS have recently undertaken an arduous bicycle trip from Thrissur to Munnar, covering a total of 370 km through treacherous, winding roads through dense forests and...

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Tech That!

Sukriti Paul says if you leave her with a Sudoku book, a cup of green tea, a chit pad and a box of paints, you might just be surprised at what she comes up with. A research assistant at the Indian Ins...

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Quad Torc Bearers

Team Metal Heads from Mar Baselios Institute of Technology and Science (MBITS), Nellimattom wins fourth position in Quad Torc 2019

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A BAND FROM THE CAMPUS

A bunch of college students has come together to form a band 16byNine (puzzled by the name? Read on) and it has been creating ripples across the campuses in Kerala. In many competitions, they won priz...

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The girl who scored 11/10

There are NOT many things Shyamli Suneesh can’t do. Be it drawing, painting, art and craft, classical dance, public speaking, poetry writing, anchoring or motivational speaking, young Shyamli has lef...

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MAGIC STROKES

Saurav Ajmera never knew his potential as an artist during his childhood days. A chance incident at the college made him realise his credential as an artist, and since then there has been no looking b...

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Mbrace-ing life

Ashwathy Venugopal quit a well-paying managerial role at Amazon to launch Mbrace, a health-based start-up. Ashwathy talks all about entrepreneurship, the importance of having a reliable co-founder, an...

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Making a mark @ Merc

As a kid, Bipin Mandge would sketch images of Mercedes-Benz in his notebook and dream of occupying and designing a majestic Merc once. In a surreal twist years later, Bipin was at the Mercedes-Benz’s...

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TOAST OF THE TOWN

Towards the end of first year at college, Gokul P Menon was snubbed by his HoD for his poor grades. In the third year, the same HoD praised Gokul to the skies. What happened in between? Gokul Menon na...

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Wings of Fire

When she joined college, Rohini Krishna P rated herself poorly. By the second year, she came out of the shell, discovering a new world. In two years, she transformed herself into a new individual, bri...

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Karthika Baiju -The girl who painted Microsoft red

For Karthika Baiju, it was a dream come true when she joined Microsoft with a record remuneration package.In a chat with Team Fayz, she talks about her college days, her nervous days before placement...

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An ode to my love for Data Science

A bar in Gokarna ... yes you heard it right, that is where, for the first time in his life, Adarsh saw his love for Data Science unfold right in front of his eyes. Here Team Fayz presents his ode to t...

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OUT OF SYLLABUS

Coding is no rocket science and it can be even taught at the school level. In a chat with Team Fayz, T Vineeth Nair, a third-year ECE BTech student at Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamang...

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When small is BIG

All that he needs is a pencil or needle to carve out magic from chalk or crayons. Meet Arun EV, a miniature artist based in Thrissur. It has been only three years since he took to micro art, and he ha...

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Breathing life into rivers

The world is now waking up to the scourge of plastic, but Pune-based student Omkar Hemendra Ganu sensed the potential danger years ago. Not just plastic, Omkar has been fighting many environmental bat...

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

When the world was divided between engineering and medicine, she chose to opt psychology, a subject which most people have no clue about. Hailing from a tiny village in Kerala, she took up the subject...

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In love with 22 yards

Charanraj, a product of CET, aspires to take up cricket as a career \noption. At Fayz, we wholeheartedly support youngsters like Charanraj who want to take up sports as their career option, and that’s...

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HIS HEART BEATS FOR MANIPAL

In Manipal University, a melting pot of cultures from all corners of the globe, Navaneeth Ganesh has found his mooring. As a student, he was part of some of the biggest events on the campus, including...

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The face behind Vallatha Oru Ithu viral album

For the music album Vallatha Oru Ithu, Michael Kalayil George, an ad filmmaker, has decided to play the lead and it’s gaining him rave reviews

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The incredible AI journey of Anurag

Walked ahead of his time, Anurag C P has been an inspiration for the students of College of Engineering Thalassery. Be it technology or AI or robotics, he is always there as a guiding figure. Anurag...

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Bake it like this mompreuner

Coimbatore-based Barani Rajagopal started baking organic biscuits and cookies ever since her child was born. Word spread soon, and her baking products became the talk of the town

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Nikita heads to Columbia University

In her 20's, Nikita Mallya has already achieved big things in life. She has already visited the Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. And there’s no stopping her. She is now at...

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Unofficially official: The KTU website

KTU students always rely on our website, more than the official one. It’s fast, reliable and student-friendly. It has already garnered over 30 million visitors

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From paper, she creates magic

Quilling was a happenstance for Hazel Tony, but she has decided to take it to the next level. That’s what perseverance does and she is now pondering to start an online store selling her quilling works...

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Submit Your Story

If you have an interesting story to tell the world, team Fayz is here to help you do just that. It could be an achievement, aspiration, experience, participation, learning experience, opinion or query...

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Indore girl lights up Madhya Pradesh villages

Nikita Shrivastava, a BE student at IET, DAVV Indore, spends her weekends taking classes for underprivileged students in government-run schools in association with NGO Dishanjali Education and Welfare...

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Sen and the art of modelling

Having been inspired by Sushmita Sen, this 18-year-old student has been setting the ramp on fire. But there has been tremendous hardwork: practising ramp walk day and night and striking a hundred pos...

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SHAPING CAREERS

In the campus they always stood out for distinct reasons. While studying itself, entrepreneurship was in their mind, and even before they passed out of Al Ameen College in Shornur, the five students g...

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Students' run hotel leaves a mark

They may be in their early 20s, but that did not stop them from aspiring big. During their college days, they have nurtured business plans and as a first step, Sariga, Sethu and Sibin – all three are...

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Super 10 Pookkalam

If you think you have set up an Athappookalam which is unique, then click a picture and send to us.

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The ‘monk’ girl who loves to ride Royal Enfield

Nidhi Shaji, a final-year commerce student of BMC Thrikkkakkara, talks about minimalism (!), spending life in a monastery and her life goals.

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Write choice

Tiglin George, a student of SCMS Kochi, has pipped her counterparts from IITs, IIMs to win a top Article Writing Competition. She has toyed with almost every field like dance, music and sports to find...

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Volunteering with a difference

Run by engineering students, Kollam-based Gulmohar Foundation is offering succour to underprivileged students, besides undertaking eco-friendly initiatives. With 500+ volunteers, the foundation aspire...

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At MEC, it’s matha, pita, guru, seniors and daivam

First, she had an aversion towards business, but turning a fresh leaf, Juliana is now ready to launch a ready-to-cook-eat fish product venture

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How their dreams come true

PEHIA founders Enfa Rose George and Sreepriya Radhakrishnan are flying to Australia and US respectively to take part in two high-profile summits. Team Fayz is tracking the Super Duo.

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Age doesn't matter at all

Unbelievable as it may sound, while studying in Class III itself, Pune-based Tanmayi Shinde has taken the plunge into the world of social work. Now in college, Tanmayi is into Swacch Mission, besides...

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Papers We Love makes an entry in Kerala

A group of research enthusiasts comes together occasionally to discuss computer science research papers at Kochi. It may be a niche group, but it has its takers and fast gaining momentum. Read all a...

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COBO

Two third-year students of CEC Engineering College have come up with an app -- named COBO-- where students can sell/buy old-unused study books/materials for engineering students.

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A date with Arun Bose

Wanna meet Arun Bose, the director of Luca? Fayz gives you an opportunity.

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Kerala floods: Students turn saviours

Cometh the hour, cometh the men. When floods hit Kerala, it was the student community which first jumped into the swirling waters as part of rescue efforts. Several colleges across Kerala did their bi...

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The HEROES of Pathanamthitta

Another August, another disaster. A year after Kerala witnessed unprecedented downpour and subsequent damage, the cycle repeated, with more destruction and death toll. As in last year, one of the firs...

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Where business mushrooms

Braving all odds, two B.Tech students have started mushroom farming and are making good business. Before heading to colleges, they spend their mornings at a farm. Read the fascinating story of Karthik...

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The brain behind Troll KTU page

With over 2 lakh followers on Facebook and another I lakh on Instagram, Troll KTU is one of the most influential pages in Kerala. Ever wondered who is behind the page and how do they do it. Read all a...

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Vote your favorite movie

2019 has been a sensational year for Malayalam cinema. Even top critics in the country are raving about Malayalam cinema’s content, and glowing reviews are pouring in on social media. We have cherry-p...

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Should Dhoni quit or stay?

Undoubtedly, MS Dhoni has been one of India’s most-loved players EVER, but of late questions were raised about his presence in the team itself after a string of below-par batting performances. What do...

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All Izz Well

Inspired by the Aamir Khan’s blockbuster film, Three Idiots, a student of Mt Zion, has started making drones and made a career out of it. Read all about Gokul’s fascinating story.

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A car that can swim!

Ever fancied driving a car straight into a lake or a stream? A group of students at Younus College of Engineering has turned their dream into a reality, making an amphibian car that can be driven in b...

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Offering smart, portable traffic management solution

A group of MES Institute of Technology and Management at Chathannoor has made a portable traffic management system whenever/wherever there is a huge bottleneck. Even the Kerala police has shown intere...

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St Teresa’s girls have done it again

When it comes to taking up new initiatives, few can match St. Teresa’s in Kochi. A bunch of girls is making pouches and bags made of tailoring waste collected from Kochi.

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The CA girl who whips up cakes

Kochi-based Shruthy KD turns her baking passion into a successful online cake-selling venture

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Minting money through YouTube

Engineering student Aswin Menon takes home a cool income by posting dark secrets and mystery videos on YouTube

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Kollam to singapore, Nadeem's UAV Trip

Third-year TKM Engineering student has already bagged a plum offer to build a drone for an entrepreneur.

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Chaayam - The girls who broke the wall

The coming-of-age tale of a group of girls from St Teresa’s who made graffiti art become the talk of the town

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My Story

Submitting my story to Fayz

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My Passion

Please let us know more about your real passion in life. We will try our best to connect you to the right people who might be able to help you pursue your dreams.

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Best Online Courses in Computer Science

Students from across India recommend the best online courses in Computer Science

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Mother's Day 2019

This Mother's Day surprise your mother with a message for all the tough times she stood by your side. Maybe you have told her this many a time before, or you were too shy to say so. Either way, this i...

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My First Voting Experience

2019 Lok Sabha election is a first time experience for many students to exercise one of their most powerful rights by casting their votes. We are happy to share few such experiences from our student c...

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International Dance Day

Why walk, when you can dance?\nIf dance is the joy of movement and the heart of your life, let us know why. We will be more than happy to showcase it on our our Fayz platform.

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Avishkar '19 - The techno-cultural festival of Musaliar College Of Engineering and Technology

AVISHKAR made a small beginning with less than ten colleges participating; however through the years AVISHKAR has matured to become one of the most eagerly awaited cultural festivals in MG University,...

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Summit 2K19 - College of Engineering, Chengannur

Summit 2K19 is the techno cultural fest of College of Engineering Chengannur. With a history of 20+ years Summit is one of the best techno-cultural fests conducted by engineering institutions in South...

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Campus Photography Contest Winners

1st Prize - Ansa Alex (Mount Zion College of Engineering, Pathanamthitta)\n2nd Prize - Vinay Raj (Thejus Engineering College, Thrissur)\n3rd Prize - Chinnu Thomas (Mount Zion College of Engineering, P...

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