Sunday, 15th October, 2017 The invitations had been sent; the stage had been set; MDI awaited the 21st edition of Illumina! Would it live up to the expectations? Illumina 2017 delivered and how!! It was a day filled with fun, frolic and fantastic events. The day kicked off with Expressions – an event where kids … More ILLUMINA 2017 – D-Day
Twenty years ago, in 1997, some of the many bright minds at MDI Gurgaon wondered how it would be to illuminate the natural, but unexplored parts of the human behaviour. As the fireworks lit up the night sky, ILLUMINA was conceptualized – disguised market research for the truest insights into how consumers behave. Since its … More ILLUMINA 2017
A couple of years ago, during the times of our parents and grandparents, there were very few sources of entertainment: visiting the circus, playing sports, talking to people or reading. For people who were looking to learn new things or gain some information, they were restricted to the latter two options. Libraries were considered to … More Young people are spending less and less time reading books
It was a sultry summer afternoon and the usual Mumbai humdrum was busy fighting it out with the soaring heat to establish the existence of human civilization. As every battleground claims its own share of victims, the roads lay strewn with dazed beings, unsure about their own existence, some managed to sit while others simply … More Six years of being Mandevian
“Marriage” – A beautiful and divine ceremony which binds two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other, giving birth to a confining and an intimate union of souls which brings out the very best in each other. Confused by the marriage equation and dissented from the rest of the world, people in … More The Great Indian arranged marriage
The question beckons as we move on, and as the term ‘multi-polar’ is associated with the world in earnest. The recent statement by a Pakistani envoy in this regard seems to be a confused acceptance by the desperate loner in search of a new power to stick to. Russia, a spent but still a formidable … More USA vs CHINA: Why China still has a long, long road to travel… (by a wondering MBA)
I walked into MDI, misled into thinking that being an insomniac would help. I expected late night parties and studying, few worthwhile discussions, an amazing learning experience and a maybe few good friends. However, I did not know what this place had in store for me! The first week at every B School is supposed to … More From A Fresher’s Desk
Remember the time, when Mowgli was such a cogent inspiration to get up on a lousy Sunday morning? While Son-Pari made Wednesday evenings a delight for kids, flaunting a Shaka-laka- boom- boom pencil was a lucky charm in hand. The summer heat was cooled with ice-cream and episodes of Malgudi-days alike. When computers, laptops and … More Why are Millennials the way they are?