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Alumni Diaries: A Talk with Rohit Manan (Batch of 2008)

Alma Mater, a second home as also referred by a lot of people; gets everyone nostalgic. On 28th March 2018, one such moment was for Mr. Rohit Manan, Adv. practicing at the Tiz Hazari Courts and High Court, Delhi. Mr. Manan is also commissioned in the Territorial Army.
The talk was held in the Seminar Hall along with a power-point presentation, whereby Mr. Manan at the very outset asked students to be very clear with what they wish to aspire for in life. The concept of rat race will not help. Not everyone is crafted with the same skill set, and the sooner the students figure it out, the more beneficial it would be.
Further elucidating upon the fact that no comparison should ever be made by students especially when it comes to deciding a possible career or sitting for placements. The talk began with Mr. Manan highlighting the various options available with a law graduate, right after college. Whether one wants to take up academics, and pursue LLM or being a part of the forces by joining a…

SUPREME COURT ALLOWS PASSIVE EUTHANASIA, SETS GUIDELINES

In a noteworthy choice, the Supreme Court on 09th March 2018 proclaimed passive euthanasia and the right of people, including the terminally ill, to give mandates to reject therapeutic treatment as permissible.
A Constitution Bench, driven by the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, in three concurring assessments, maintained that the basic right to life and nobility incorporates the right to decline treatment and die with pride.
The basic appropriate to a "significant presence" includes a man's decision to pass on without anguish, it held. Chief Justice Misra discussed the societal weight and dread of criminal risk by relatives and medical specialists which often furthered the undignified passing of the patient. The court said the time had come to get rid of such collective enduring and feeling of blame and to face the truth. Medical professional attending to the critically ill were feeling the pressure of releasing the patient, securing criminal obligation and dread of …

DRIVE AGAINST DRUG ABUSE

DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION OATH
Drug addiction is a problem that is increasing in our society. Today there is an ever increasing tendency amongst the youth for trying something new or doing something that their friends are doing. This often takes them to the path which leads them either on the doorstep of depression or to serious health problems.
Drug addiction can terribly hinder and restraint us from accomplishing our goals and dreams in life. People sometimes feel that they are too bright, too powerful, and too formidable to control to become addictive. Addiction can trap anyone. It can cause harm to one's body and also lead to problems in the family. Delinquent behaviour in the society is also another consequence. The sooner people seek help for drug addiction problems, the more chances they have of gaining control of their lives. However, abstinence is the safest way to live a longer and healthier life.
As part of the Anti-Drug Drive, an initiative of the Hon’ble Capt. Amarinder Sing…

THURSDAY DIARIES: INTRA INSTITUTE DANCE COMPETITION 2018

Dance to express, not to impress”
This Thursday Activity witnessed the cheerful Intra Institute Dance Competition which saw fervent participation of the fluid and balletic dancers of the AIL. The MP hall was as usual full of an energetic crowd but the real attraction were the excited participants from various batches who came forward to show their extraordinary dance skills. They danced on mellifluous songs with sprightly energy. The competition began with solo performance, followed by the duet category.
The Solo category was won by Sonu Parmer from 1st Year. She with her supple and graceful moves made the crowd cheer.
In the Duet category the First prize was won by Ruhul Amin and Dilisha Nair from 1st Year and the Second prize was won by Shivani Anand and Simran Walia from 3rd & 4th year respectively. Both the teams with their rhythmic and rock-steady moves left everyone spellbound. This enthusiasm and energy has always been part of the institution and this vigour always prevails…

LANGUAGE FOR LAWYERS - GUEST LECTURE BY DR. DEEPTI GUPTA

Prof. Deepti Gupta graced Army Institute of Law, Mohali with her presence on 8th March 2018. She spoke about the importance and need to develop language in order to succeed in the field of Law. Given the fact that a lawyer’s main tool is his words, language and its improvement becomes an integral part of any budding lawyer’s life. 
She is presently the Chairman of Department of English and Cultural Studies at Punjab University.  She is a highly educated woman with an M.A in English Literature and Linguistics, M.Phil. in Stylistics and a PhD in English Language teaching. She specialises in Applied Linguistics.She has various publications to her name including some for International journals such as ELT journal, UK and has also served as a Reviewer for various National & International Journals. The Prof. also has to her credit, various books outlining her immense knowledge in the field of English Literature and Linguistics. The Prof. has had the pleasure of being the Guest Faculty at…