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DCAC’s Journalism Department concludes annual fest

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The annual fest of the Journalism Department of Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, Scoop 2014 started off with ‘Heads-Up’ with Sheila Dixit and M.J Akbar for a panel discussion on ‘Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Is the traditional political landscape changing in India?’.

After the interactive session, Scoop 2014 kicked off its numerous events which are to be held over two days at the college campus.

The events on Day 1 unfolded as follows:

General Quiz

Popular Quiz Master Aniket Mishra hosted the general quiz at Scoop where around 40 teams participated and cross college teams were allowed. The winning team consisted of students from St. Stephens and Jamia Millia Islamia. The runner up was a team from the host college itself.


The ad-mad event also saw a large number of participations across colleges and universities. A team from Delhi College of Arts & Commerce emerged victorious and took home cash prize worth Rs. 4000 and a travel voucher by Roads Less Travelled.

The events on Day 2 unfolded as follows:

Football Bidding

Football fans participated in the Football Bidding competition where 8 teams were shortlisted on the basis of a general football quiz among 24 teams. These teams were given an amount of imaginary 150 million dollars to buy their team among a plethora of international football players and sit for the auction. Abhinav Paliwal and Rishabh Singh Chauhan from Delhi Technological University won the First prize and Second prize was won by a team from DCAC. The winners won cash prizes worth Rs. 4000 and a complimentary dinner at Hilton Hotel.

Street Play

DCAC saw students from various colleges flocking the campus to participate in Street Play Competition. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce’s act ‘Chidiya ki Kahani’ walked away with the First prize followed by P.G.D.AV’s ‘Jhukna Toh Humne Seekha Hi Nahi’ amongst the 10 acts shortlisted for the main event. The winners took home cash prize worth Rs. 10,000.

Photography Competition Results

The two day fest by Journalism Department concluded with the announcement of winners of Aks-Online Photography Competition with about 30 participants from various universities. The First prize went to Koyna Tomar from LSR and Second prize was bagged by Pratyoosh Kashyap from Kirori Mal College. The theme of the competition was Taboo/ Expressions. The judges were Omar Khan, a photojournalist for News X and a freelance photographer covering F1 racing at the Buddh international Circuit and Saumya Khandelwale, a freelance photographer.

Image courtesy: Aman Kumar and Namit Datta 

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