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Making internships work
Internships and projects are vital components of graduate studies. How relevant are these academic inputs to career-building?


All about Australia
Students can avail a host of services provided by IDP, through this programme. A school for Intellectual Property law
Intellectual Property Rights represent a complex area that will have an increasing impact on businesses of the future. A new college is being started to offer courses in IPR law.
GUIDANCEPLUS
Say goodbye to barriers
Here are some hindrances to speed-reading. Get rid of them to boost your reading skills.
Of chips and electronic displays
Beeps sounded now and again, light bulbs flashed and digital displays glowed inside the auditorium at S.N.R. Sons College, Coimbatore, as curious young people crowded around to look at a collection of electric motors, photo-electric cells, ...
Guidance fair for students
Here's an education fair that aims to fulfil the needs of students all under one roof. Corporate facilitators and www.guide2education.com will hold the two-day fair on March 25 and 26 at Chinmaya ...
Seminar on human rights
A national seminar on human rights sponsored by the UGC stressed upon the urgent need to make child rights inviolable.
IELTS rules relaxed
Candidates who do not make it will not have to wait 90 days to take the test again. They can repeat the very next test in the schedule.
Hey Dudes & Dudettes,
``Every success is built on the awesome ability to do better than good enough... and hey, in this highly competitive world it takes the very best of what you've got... " On a wonderful Monday morning, this is exactly the message with which I ...
It is the job profile that matters
Salary is not the main criterion by which B-school students evaluate job offers, going by the experience of Delhi University's Faculty of Management Studies this year.
A career that reflects your personality
Interior designing is gaining in importance in the country and career prospects in this field are bright.
New frontiers in superconductors
So-called vortices are the closest things to `hurricanes' for the superconducting researcher and engineer, and no less threatening.
BOOKS
Idioms and phrasal verbs
If you are getting on with someone like a house on fire just how well is the relationship going? Splendidly. The idiom means you are getting on extremely well with someone. Take another example. You are described at a party as the salt of the ...
To study MCA at NITs, clear NIMCET
What does this year's NIMCET hold in store for students? The details of this entrance test for admission to the MCA programmes in NITs in the country.
Course in statistics
As a highly specialised course, statistics requires a strong background in mathematics.
Try techspeaking
The boom in call centre and BPO business is kindling interest among youth for learning and improving English language skills. Among the types of support given in call centres, technical support has gained value. This involves expertise in ...
TEST TRACKER
IIITM-K entrance test
The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) is providing online registration facilities at www.iiitmk.ac.in/iiitmk.inet2006 for admission to the Master of ...
Annual convocation
At the annual convocation of Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, last week, the students of following programmes were awarded degrees: Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGDBM) ...
The power of entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs are often made in college, but there are too few of them. Can we produce more with concerted efforts?
An MBA with a focus on environment
The MBA in environmental management, offered by Bharathidasan University, holds a huge potential in India.
Choose your future course with this CD
Students of Meenakshi Sundararajan College of Engineering have come out with a CD with comprehensive information on higher learning and job opportunities.
The NIT advantage
National Institutes of Technology have emerged as attractive options for students who seek quality education inengineering.
Tie-up for international certification
Students who complete their diploma course at the Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training will be able to obtain a BTEC Higher National Certificate through Edexcel, the largest awarding body in the United Kingdom. L. Mohan Naarayan, ...
Admissions to ILI to open in May
Admissions to the Indian Law Institute (ILI), the premier centre of legal education in the country, will begin in May for the 2006-2007 session. The institute conducts postgraduate diploma courses in Administrative Law, Corporate Law and ...
For a career that glitters
With the entry of branded players, competition is hotting up in the jewellery industry and the prospects are good for designers.
Researchers pioneer a new Braille keyboard
The new keyboard provides more applications for blind people and is particularly useful for scientific texts and musical scores.
Connecting on to EDUSAT network
Giving a fillip to technical education, the Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) is planning to connect all engineering institutions of degree and diploma levels in and around Delhi through the EDUSAT network. Announcing this in New Delhi, ...
Know Your English

Which is correct "My house is opposite to the railway station" or "My house is opposite the railway station"?
You normally say that the house is opposite the railway station, and not `opposite to'. When you use the word `opposite' in this manner, you are suggesting that there is something separating the two objects. In this case, it could be that the ...
What is the meaning of `dies non'?
First, let's deal with the pronunciation. The `di' is pronounced like the word `die' and the following `es' is like the word `ease'. The second word, which has the main stress, is pronounced like the word `non'. `Dies non' is the shortened form ...
Cricket commentators talk about `the rub of the green... ' What does it mean?
This is an expression that is mostly used in the context of sports. In the first test match, for example, England had the rub of the green on the fourth day. The Indians fielded poorly and dropped a few catches. Even some of the umpiring ...
What is the difference between `ample' and `enough'?
The word `enough' suggests sufficient or adequate. For example, when you say that you had enough chairs for the guests, it means that you had sufficient number of chairs for people to sit on. The chairs met your requirements; they were adequate. ...
What is the meaning of `mouse journalism'?
The war in Iraq has given rise to a new sort of journalism — mouse journalism. This is a term coined by Robert Fisk, a correspondent of the Independent. He said that the situation in Iraq is so dangerous for journalists, that mouse ...




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