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Getting into the quality league
The Tamil Nadu Government's initiative inviting colleges to opt for accreditation will help the State strengthen its position in the education sector.
SAE to offer more courses
SAE WHICH runs its Diploma and Degree programmes affiliated to Middlesex University, London, will offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Indian universities from January. "There will be more of practical training but also a lot of ...
THE NSS units of Jaya College of Arts and Science distributed sweets and clothes to the students of CSI Primary School in Thiruninravur Periya Colony on the occasion of Deepavali. A. Kanagaraj, chairman, Jaya Educational Trust, R. S. Raghavan, ...
The UGC is now on a `think big' campaign it's mission being to build a strong rural India, to create network resource centres and to implement e-learning procedures in all colleges.
Required: lots of certified Linux operators
Linux is on the rise. It finds acceptance as an alternative to other operating systems.
BIM team wins scholarship
Students from the Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchi, will be participating in a social entrepreneurship competition at Seattle early next year. Students from the Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchi, will be participating in a social entrepreneurship competition at Seattle early next year.
Building managerial skills
If you are keen on pursuing a career in the construction industry, NICMAR could be your starting point.
Jobs on the dot
WHEN QUALIFICATION, skill and experience meet the right personality, the result is increased performance, productivity and profitability. These are the buzzwords today in the job market. Alongside qualifications, skills and experience, ...
Hey Dudes & Dudettes
"The trouble with our times is that the future will not be what it used to be... more so because it has a way of arriving unannounced... and that's exactly why you hear me say that the future belongs to those who dare." Hey... I just announced ...
Preserving ancient wisdom
Preserving old palm leaf manuscripts is a mission that the Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit, Kalady, has taken on.
PG in retail communications
Marketing communications is an important aspect in selling a product and training in this area will help the executives. The retail market is growing at a steady rate of 12 per cent and has the potential to generate five lakh more jobs in the ...
Talk your way to success
The group discussion has emerged as a commonly used tool to assess candidates during the recruitment process. Here's how to make yourself heard.
A roadmap to MBA at IITs
Studying management courses at different levels is an option the Indian Institutes of Technology provide. Here is an outline of what they have on offer.
Your fortunes in a cup
Everyone spends some time over coffee or tea each day. How about spending your entire working life with either brew? You can do just that and even be paid for it. The name of the game? Tea and coffee tasting. Almost everyone spends some time over coffee or tea each day. How about spending your entire working life with either brew? You can do just that and even get paid for it. The name of the game? Tea and coffee tasting.
Vedic mathematics is simple
VEDIC MATHEMATICS simplifies multiplication, divisibility, complex numbers, squaring, cubing, square and cube roots. It essentially involves the use of a large set of algorithms, for both simple as well as complex computations. It is an ancient ...
Strengthening internal controls
THERE IS a marked difference between being educated and being employable. These days, even this difference has narrowed down. Universities all over have begun to provide job-oriented courses on specific subjects with a view to bridging the gap ...
Taste of success
TASTING SKILLS are highly specialised and tasters have to develop the expertise to distinguish between the flavours. Subanna Kannur, Head, Food and Beverage Division of Coffee Day, Bangalore, has been a coffee taster for the past 12 years and ...
What is the difference between "apposite" and "opposite"?
The two words have totally different meanings. We all know what "opposite" means. When you say that your brother is the opposite of you, what you mean is that he is very different from you. "Apposite", on the other hand, means "appropriate" or ...
What is the meaning and origin of "be at sixes and sevens"?
This is an informal expression meaning to be thoroughly confused. It has another meaning as well. When things in and around the house are at sixes and sevens, it means everything is totally disorganised; in general, things are in a mess. *When ...
How is the word "boondoggle" pronounced?
The first syllable, which has the main stress, rhymes with "moon", "soon", and "noon"; the second sounds like the word "dog". The final "e" is silent. This is an informal word mostly used in American English. When you refer to an organisation as ...
What is the difference between "hoodwink into" and "hoodwink out of"?
When you hoodwink someone into doing something you trick him into doing it. For example, salesmen often try to get you to buy things that you do not really need. They trick or hoodwink you into buying things. *My girlfriend hoodwinked me into ...
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