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Sunday, October 17, 2010


Hi everyone! The next Anokha update is here and we have got some nice and peppery news for you. With timelines thinning and countdowns glibly proceeding towards the finish line, anticipation is visibly omnipresent and we’ve rightly realized that the time is ripe to send the grapevines buzzing all over again. So here goes…
The second edition of Anokha will retain the blockbuster legacy of last year, Euphoria, which promises to hold on to the best of last year’s games and bring along scads of new and exciting ones. Novel ideas will be appreciated and can be mailed to us at
Starting out as a platform for speakers from the fields of technology, entertainment and design to share their ideas and opinions, TED has grown to encompass many more fields and now has spread to all parts of the globe.TED conducts global conferences with topics ranging from technology, science and nature to politics and other global issues. Leading experts in their respective fields with years of experience and a vast array of ideas project the same in the form of a series of short, carefully prepared talks, demonstrations and performances to foster learning. On the 29th of January 2011, the phenomenon that is TEDx will descend on AMRITA, in the form of discourses by speakers like Mr. Kanak Gogoi, a renowned innovator, Mr. Aravind Gangaran Talekar, part of the noteworthy dabbawalas of Mumbai and master Siddarth.
Anokha’s website,, was launched a few days back amidst a whale of fanfare by Ms. Gayatri Buragohain, Ambassador of the Association for Computing Machinery - Women. The site’s been brimming with visitors ever since the day of launch and it contains every single piece of info you got to know about Anokha—from paper presentations to hospitality and accommodations. Comprehensive information about 50 technical events, 10 Workshops, seminars and many other multifarious events have been delectably distributed and the user-friendliness and the creative design of the portal make a remarkably rapid impact .The site is a mini representation of the mega fun that awaits the thousands who’re going to throng the ever-picturesque Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. So what are you waiting for? Tune into cyberspace to get a refreshing feel of the magnum opus in store.
Anokha’s adding yet another feather to its already overflowing cap, in the form of a flurry of cultural activities lined up for this year. Big occasions are oft synonymous with big names and legends like percussionist Sivamani, who is known to bring out the inherent dancing skills in a person, with his peppy beats, Stephen Devassy, the keyboardist, a person often accused of directing his audiences into an eternally ecstatic state of trance with his classy rendition of the most intricate of notes and Ravi Chary, the celebrated Sitar player whose music surrounds the discerning listener with warmth and bliss, will add glitz and glamour to the gala fest. We advise fans of music to start warming up, as a perpetual spring of music in its purest form awaits you.
Excitement levels are set to soar and the exhilarating chills and thrills of the event coupled with the extravagant stakes are sure to keep the participants engrossed and excited. The department stalls are expected to keep the techies engrossed while the food stalls will add the much needed “spice" to tickle your taste buds. The event will also witness an ostentatious laser show and is expected to conclude with a flamboyant dash of fireworks.

So get ready folks!! It’s time to rejuvenate and rejoice!

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