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Historian Romila Thapar delivering a lecture in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: S. Subramanium
The HinduHistorian Romila Thapar delivering a lecture in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: S. Subramanium
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On your toes, at Tempe

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‘One in six female MIT students victim of sexual assault’

One in six female undergraduates at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who responded to a survey has been sexually assaulted, but fewer than 5 per cent reported a sex crime, MIT said.»
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Do you understand?

As you fathom a topic at increasingly deeper levels, your curiosity about it also increases. »
NEW DELHI,October 31, 2014

Reasons behind poor rankings for Indian varsities discussed

Unfair world university rankings, the need for an all-Indian national ranking system, and the enthusiasm for all the new Human Resource Development Ministry’s schemes were the main topics of discu... »
Campus of Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi. Photo: V.V. Krishnan
NEW DELHI, October 30, 2014

IIT-Delhi’s French connection looks at aerospace applications

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, will have a distinctive French connection in the field of Science and Engineering. Both the institutes si... »
Hindupur, Visakhapatnam, Hubli, Thiruvananthapuram, Belgaum, Aurangabad, Kota, Ajmer and Meerut are some of the new catchment areas which recruiters have identified to hire. File photo
New Delhi,October 27, 2014

Hiring outlook for next 6 months improves; 88% ready to hire

The next six months are likely to favour job aspirants as 88 per cent of employers are willing to increase their staff strength on account of improved economic conditions, a report says. Ac... »
October 26, 2014

Scholarship Alert

Mypower Photography is a platform to help college students across India to have a great career ahead. Show off your photography skills in this competition.Eli... »
At the seminar
October 26, 2014

Seminar in Kolar

State-level seminar: Department of Commerce and Business Management, Government First Grade College, Vemagal, Kolar, organised a State-level seminar on “Opportunities & Challenges for Ne... »
A lecture session at the CMA IAS Academy
October 26, 2014

Competition is key

From time to time the aims and objectives of human activity change. Once upon a time our youths were looking after the family profession. Sons of agriculturists used to be agriculturists and sons o... »
October 26, 2014


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Career fairs not only guide students with their share of knowledge but also bring in successful, renowned and experienced professionals and experts from different industries to give insightful inputs of the courses.
October 26, 2014

On the right track?

More often than not, students struggle to make up their mind about what they want to pursue after class 12. While many succumb to the highly underestimated parental, peer or societal pressure, othe... »
Focus on content and style
October 26, 2014

Pay attention to detail

Have you ever watched a craftsperson at work? She may be carving a particular figure for the tenth time on a given day, but she still looks at it closely, turns it this way and that, tests its edge... »
The road map for development is expected to focus on preserving the core strength of Maharaja's College. Photo: K.K. Mustafah
KOCHI, October 26, 2014

Maharaja’s to take a leaf out of UGC plan document

The autonomous Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, is planning to revamp its undergraduate programmes based on the key recommendations in the University Grant Commission’s (UGC) 12th Plan proposal. ... »

Walikar suspended on penultimate day of his term as Karnatak University VC

Call for revamp of highschool evaluation system

Pre-primary education in tribal language

All is not well at Jawaharlal Nehru University

Getting that first job is much harder now, finds survey

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Maths Talent Search Examination

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NEW DELHI,October 30, 2014

No view taken on IIT non-veg food issue: Govt.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development wrote to directors of all the16 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on Thursday saying that no view has been taken on segregation of vegetarian and no... »
MUMBAI, October 27, 2014

Mumbai varsity beats LSE in top 20 list of billionaire alumni

Mumbai University figures as the only Indian university in the list of top 20 global universities with highest number of billionaire alumni. This year’s Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census puts Mum... »
A staff member demonstrating the smartboard at Alliance Francaise in Puducherry. Photo: S.S. Kumar
PUDUCHERRY, October 27, 2014

Giving French learners an immersive experience

The Alliance Francaise here, the oldest in Asia, is poised to take French language learning to a whole new level.Its director Olivier Litvine has suggested bringing students from other All... »
October 26, 2014

Questions & Answers

I am pursing my PGDM in apparels from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management, Coimbatore. I am looking forward to doing my two-month internship in a good MNC b... »
At the 'Chemingite2k14' national-level symposium on clean and green technologies for sustainable development in Manipal
October 26, 2014

Symposium in Manipal

Symposium: A two-day national-level symposium on clean and green technologies for sustainable development, titled “Chemingite2k14”, was organised by the Department of Chemical Engineering, M... »
At the XIME book release function
October 26, 2014

Campus Capsule

SammantranIndian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) hosted ‘Sammantran’, an inter B-school case challenge competition and conclave, organised for the first time by the stude... »
Shakespearean scholar Jonathan Gil Harris conducts a workshop.
October 26, 2014

Master of 'Jugaad' and 'Masala'

Shakespeare is not a traditional boring read. You will fall in love with his plays if you relate to them in the right way. William Shakespeare’s plays have been enacted down the ages despite... »
M. Ramakrishna Sayee
October 26, 2014

In the hot seat

I attended a campus interview for a large IT company recently where I had to undergo three rounds of interview — aptitude, technical and HR. In the first round, candidates were tested on problem-so... »
THRISSUR,October 26, 2014

Crackdown on faculty’s invalid PhDs

The Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) plans to act against faculty members who enjoy additional benefits by citing doctoral degrees that do not conform to the rules of the U... »
Headmistresses of Chennai Corporation schools took part in a workshop organised by Teach for India in partnership with the Corporation and International School of Prague — Photo: M. Vedhan
CHENNAI, October 25, 2014

Of creative solutions and lessons in leadership

One of the biggest challenge facing schools headmistresses today is to find a way to teach students through methods they themselves did not experience. Speaking at ‘Dimensions of leaders... »

New course for engineers in heritage conservation

Engineering teachers cry foul over tweaking rules

SASTRA Law School teams excel in moot court contests

Anna varsity releases rank list

Teach for India will be in Bangalore soon

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