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Hislop College’s intercollegiate event – Athena Fest 2016-17 – ends on a high note

Hislop College’s intercollegiate event ‘Athena Fest 2016-17’ in association with Nation Next as the media partner ended on a high note today. The fest couldn’t have got a perfect ending than today as today is the 154th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand.

Debate it out

The conclusion of Athena Fest 2016-17 started with a debate competition organised by the management team The Athenaeum? and hosted by Swaima Ahmad. The debate competition was judged by Dr Vrushali Kulkarni, Shirin Badar and Manohar Das. The chief guests at the debate competition were Dr Nihal Sheikh (Director, Students Welfare, RTMNU) and Raghuveer Sharma (GM, Vespa). Also present at the competition were Dipti Christian (Principal, Hislop College), Dr Lovely Menachery (Convener, Athena Fest) and Supantha Bhattacharyya (Co-convener, Athena Fest).

A total of 13 contestants from Dr Ambedkar College, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, GH Raisoni Law School, Govindrao Wanjari College of Law and Hislop College participated in the competition and spoke for and against on the topic – Commercialism is corrupting the standards of art in India.

Each team consisted of two members who spoke for and against the topic and were given five minutes each to debate. While speaking in favour of the topic, a participant gave the example of Baba Ramdevs Patanjali products. Another participant raised a point of how educated people are fooled  by misleading advertisements.

While speaking against the topic, a participant gave the example of MF Husain’s painting style over the years. The participant also pointed out that in the past Husain’s painting were sold in lakhs and now they are sold in billions or trillions. A few participants spoke about the rich Indian culture with the help of which many earn their livelihood.

The debate competition was eventually won by Harsh Mahatme and Aishwarya Nandwani who represented Hislop College. They also won the consolation prize. The best speaker award was bagged by Vasundhara Gawande from Dr Ambedkar college and Aadit Ved from GH Raisoni college of Law.

Apart from the debate competition, a prize distribution ceremony also took place wherein winners and runners up from different competitions during the three-day intercollegiate event were rewarded.

Here is the list of winners who won in different categories at Athena Fest 2016-17.

Word Busters

1st prize – Vishwaroop Khanorkar and Ketki Charde from Laxminarayan Institute of Technology.

2nd prize – Sara Siddique and Vaishnav Venkatachal from Hislop College.

Consolation prize

? Team from BVM, Civil Lines

? St. John’s school.

Singing (Solo)

1st prize – Ketki Jagdale from Hislop College

2nd prize – Stuti Patil from Sindhu Mahavidyalaya

Consolation prizes

? Naivedya Joshi from Tirpude Institute of Management Education

? Prerna Joshi from Tirpude Institute of Management Education

? Nikhil Ramteke from Dr Ambedkar College

Singing (Duet)

1st prize – Debabrata Chakraborty and Ketki Jagdale from Hislop College

2nd prize – Sumit Pinto and Rajshree Agarkar from Yashwantrao Chavan College of Engineering

Lit. Masters

1st prize –Ashish Makde from Hislop College

2nd prize –Abhijeet Chore from Hislop College

3rd prize –Shweta Umre from Institute of Forensic Science

4th prize-Gauri Sontakke from Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science

Consolation prizes

? Pallavi Bandiwar from Hislop College

Arunima Das from Hislop College

? Gopal Rathi from Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management

Quizzistan

 1st prize – Anshul Naseri, Tejas S and Tanmay Chiridalya from BVM, Civil Lines

2nd prize – Vishwaroop Khanorkar, Aman Mishra and Pratik Nayak from Indira Gandhi National Open University

3rd prize – Milind Patil, Kaushik B and Shreyas from Institute of Forensic Science

Consolation Prizes

? BVM, Civil Lines

? Montfort School

Dance

1st prize – Abhishek Goenka and group from Dr Ambedkar College

2nd prize – Ocean Lakde and group from Hislop College

Consolation prize

Akshay Chaudhari and group from Hislop College

? Skit competition

 1st prize – Sanjog Kherkar and group from Rajiv Gandhi College

2nd prize – Rishabh Shukla and group from Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management 

Consolation prizes

? Best Perfomer – Sanjog Kherkar from Rajiv Gandhi College

? Best Performer – Ashwin Shukla from Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management

Nation Next would like to congratulate the entire team of The Athenaeum who worked really hard to make Athena Fest 2016-17 a rocking affair for three days. The Athenaeum team consists of Irshad Pathan (President), Abhijit Chore and Benhur Masih (Vice Presidents), Roshan Gede (Secretary), Harshal Deshpande and Tamanna Dave (Joint Secretaries), Yasmin Chimthanwala (Treasurer), Harshal Thakare (Sponsorship-In-Charge) and executive members  ? Ritika Sen, Kavisha Kakade, Aniket Jhadhav, Vincy Abraham, Aishwarya Lakhe and Abhishek Yadav.

Well done guys!

Click to see more action from Athena Fest 2016-17!

Pictures by: Suyash Sethiya

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Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision’s Padharo Mhare Des concludes successfully

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Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision’s (RCNV) Padharo Mhare Des was held at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur, on September 25, along with Winter fellowship cum Official Club Visit 2022-23 for RCNV. The theme of the fellowship was to showcase rich heritage and culture of different states of India.

The occasion was graced by DG Dr Anand Jhunjhunwala, first lady Monika Jhunjhunwala and AG Kamlesh Chotwani. President Dr Shivani Sule felicitated all the new Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) members for the year 2022-23 with the certificates, for their valuable contribution to The Rotary Foundation by way of becoming Paul Harris Fellow, along with Club Secretary Ritika Singhvi and TRF director Mohit Chaudhary.

On the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, different states came together to show their culture. It was beautifully showcased. PDG, Dr Satish Sule as Yamraj & Pawan Mangolia as Narad with their performance wooed the audience.

This was made possible because of our competent team leaders Bhagyashree Saoji and Priyanka Sharma (Rajasthan), Rutika Kunawar and Dr Puja Poddar (Team Tamil Nadu), Sonal Singhvi (Team Bengal), Rashmi Shahu (Team Maharashtra), Pramod Batra and Sakshi Sharma (Team Punjab), who in spite of their busy schedules made this possible. The beautifully choregraphed act was a result of hard work done by Richa Bhattad, Sonal Singhvi, Rashmi Shahu and Abhishek Ghatode. Honourable DG performing with Maharashtra state enthralled the audience.

Such flawlessly executed event was possible only because of very efficient team mentored by Project Director Pawan Mangolia and Nitya Agrawal who worked tirelessly on the minutest of details to give a memorable evening. Aesthetic decor by Priya Tatiwar dazzled the event.

Fellowship Project advisor P P Nilesh Panpalia, Project director Nitya Agrawal, Pawan Mangolia and Director Mohit Chaudhary left no stone unturned to make the event a huge success.

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Management conclave held at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in Nagpur

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Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur organized management conclave ‘SYMCHARCHA’ on 23rd Sep 2022. This event has been organized by Corp connect team of SIBM Nagpur for sharing knowledge about the latest trends and needs of the industry.

The program started with lighting the lamp by the dignitaries and the address by Director SIBM-Nagpur, Dr Shrirang Altekar.

The program was graced by several senior executives from the industry with names like Shailesh Wadhankar, VP Salesforce, Persistent; Capt. Pranab Prasoon Thakur, head HR, Hindustan Coca Cola Ltd.; Sajesh Jyothiprakash, VP JP Morgan;

Mr. Shailesh Wadhankar while addressing the students, elaborated about change in working pattern post pandemic. He focused on the challenges that the industry is facing in bringing back people to workplace.

Capt. Pranab Prasoon Thakur emphasized on focusing on learning new skills and also on team work. He correlated the army discipline with the success of business. He further elaborated on leading by setting an example. He also shared as how covid taught us that we have to go with the flow sometimes as we don’t have any solution for a situation.

Sajesh Jyothiprakash shared his experience as to how technology plays an important role in today’s environment. He also focused on various investment patterns, market analysis of latest trends etc. He motivated students to develop their skills and focus on their goals.

All the sessions were followed by question and answer by students and faculties to all the dignitaries present.

The day ended with learnings and sharing of experiences.

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September 26, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next

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Nation Next Nagpur Bulletin brings to you a summary of major news events that took place in Nagpur on September 26, 2022.

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