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VOL. XXII NO. 4, June 1-15, 2012
Sounds you do not hear...
... on the Guindy campus today
  • Rhythmic roar of waves on Elliot's Beach lulling you to sleep at nights, now muffled due to the concrete jungle in between.
  • The rattle of trains over the steel bridges across the Adyar River, as bridges have been converted to prestressed concrete girders and fully ballasted.
  • The whistle of steam locomotives from the Saidapet Railway Station, now replaced by hooters of electric and diesel locomotives.
  • The booming bell from the clock tower, now replaced by electric bells in the corridors.
  • The yapping and howling of jackals at night.
  • The rallying cry of "Parpu Masi Singa Masi Hoi, Hoi" during matches with other colleges.
  • The thup-thup of boxing gloves during sparring and on punching bags while training for the Lalita Sastri inter-collegiate boxing tournament. (Courtesy: Alumni Association College of Engineering Guindy Newsletter).

– T. Adhiraj

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In this issue

A good act, but could be better!
Integrating the City's transport
It's time to manage transport in the City
Elephants over the centuries
Vivekananda's Chicago visit
The day the Don had us nearly run out
Our cars, 1962-2011
Sounds you do not hear

Our Regulars

Short 'N' Snappy
Our Readers Write
Quizzin' with Ram'nan


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