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Monday, October 18, 2004
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Music, the modern way
MUSIC AS an art has undergone a lot of change, with many viewing it as a lucrative profession. Gone are the days, when a student of music had to be under one guru for years before he/she could become independent. The pattern of instruction has ...
THE OIL and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), Dehradun, is offering scholarship to Scheduled Caste\Scheduled Tribe students for pursuing higher studies in engineering, geology, geophysics and MBA. A total of 75 scholarships will be given ...
THE ALL-India Engineering Entrance Examination will be held on May 8 next year. It is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The examination will be conducted all over the country. It will be held at designated ...
Break the glass ceiling
Experts explode a few myths about women's careers at a discussion in Ethiraj College.
HYDROGEN AND its potential is the topic for discussion in several forums these days in the context of the energy crisis, and it featured at MECHCON 04, a national-level symposium organised by Jaya Engineering College. The Henry Ford Chair ...
Bridging the quality divide
A consortium has been formed under the auspices of MKU to create resources for rural colleges. It will work to get them a fair deal from the UGC.
Back in the master's seat
A communication issued by the HR Ministry has advised the directors of the respective NITTTRs to go ahead with their PG programmes after taking approval of their board of governors.
Management in Singapore
Indian management students are now bypassing traditional higher education destinations in favour of Singapore. .
Winning a trip
About 50 students and teachers who won the Rank and Bolt awards, got an all-expense paid `edutainment'-filled trip to Singapore.
Lessons from Merlion land
IN SINGAPORE, the adventures in store for the group were plenty. Swatiba lost her ticket when she left it behind in a taxi, Aditya got to hold a live python, the Indian contingent watched a Bengali song-and-dance sequence being shot against the ...
Hey Dudes & Dudettes
``And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department... '' That's exactly what happens in this world of competition and only the ...
Computers and handshakes
A CAREER in computer networking is considered to be one of the most exciting and lucrative in the Information Technology sector. Networking, in simple terms, is a mode of facilitating computers to talk to each other. There are millions of ...
E-learning is becoming increasingly important as information and communication technology evolves. T. Ramachandran looks at the state of the art.
Doorway to success
A variety of knowledge professionals, with expertise in many aspects of e-learning, are needed to get a system going. An NIIT spokesman explained that those who can make a career in this field include: Instructional Designers: They ...
They create good robots
Sci-fi films make villains of robots, but at Shaastra, IIT students prove how useful they can be.
Make that scholarly move
Through SCHOLAR's fully interactive materials, pupils and parents can gauge their progress, and teachers can focus their learning support where the pupils need it most. Through SCHOLAR's fully interactive materials, pupils and parents can gauge the ir progress, and teachers can focus their learning support where the pupils need it most.
INTERVIEW: FACING QUESTIONS
The power of right answers
Neither brash nor hesitant, that is the secret of a good interview. Prepare yourself with these expert tips.
Synchronising the mind and the heart
HUMAN RESOURCES Management is all about putting your mind and heart together in helping people to get over their blocks and excel in their work whether at home or in the workplace, say the students of MA in Human Resources Management at the Dr. ...
`CIPHERMIX-2004', a symposium organised by Vel's College of Science, attracted about 230 students from 21 colleges in Chennai. W.S. Rajkumar of HCL Technologies, S. Kamalakannan, Director, Vel's Group of Institutions, T. Ramaswami, Director, ...
What is the origin of "in the pink of health"?
This is an expression that we normally use when someone asks us how we are doing. When you say that you are in the pink of health, what you mean is that you are in good health; you are doing just great. According to some scholars, the expression ...
What is the difference between "crush" and "infatuation"?
Both refer to the crazy love that you sometimes feel for someone. The feelings that you have for this individual are usually very strong, but they do not last for a long time; they are temporary. A "crush" usually refers to feelings that ...
What is the full form of "OK"?
The only thing that experts are sure of is that "OK" is of American origin. How this word came into use no one is really sure. Several theories abound. According to some people, the Chocktaw tribe of American Indians used it to mean, "It is so". ...
How is the word "imbroglio" pronounced?
The "i" in the first and third syllable is like the "i" in "it", "is", and "in". The "o" in the second and the final syllable is pronounced like the "oa" in "goat", "boat", and "coat". The "g" is silent and the main stress is on the second ...
What do you call a person who remembers everything after looking at it just once?
I don't know if there is a particular term to refer to such a person. But a person who looks at something just once and has the ability to remember everything is said to have a photographic memory...
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