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Learning English the easy way
Rural students are now able to upgrade their English language skills thanks to the new curriculum introduced in the undergraduate courses in colleges affiliated to the Acharya Nagarjuna University

The move to make English must and its backlash
The decision to introduce compulsory English has sparked off a debate with a section of people maintaining that Telugu will lose its identity
World of communications redefined
The V.R. Siddhartha Engineering College organised a seminar on "Modern techniques in communications and their applications" recently. Participating in the seminar, ECE head K. Ramakrishna said that satellite and remote sensing technologies had ...
Joint entrance test for Ph.D programmes
A number of reputed institutions in the country have come together to conduct a Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) for enrolment with fellowship, in their Ph.D/Integrated M.Sc-Ph.D. programmes in Physics (including various interdisciplinary ...
Opportunities for actuaries aplenty
`Actuarial science,' which involves calculations connected with insurance, is all set to become a lucrative profession
University Roundup
At last, film actor Chiranjeevi will be receiving the Kalaprapoorna honour from Andhra University. The university AU thought of conferring this honorary degree on Chiranjeevi a few years ago. A proposal made by the then Vice-Chancellor Y.C. ...
Parents, colleges equally to blame
As a product of corporate college, I found this topic you published in `Education Plus' very relevant. Today's education is becoming a `smattering of everything and knowledge of nothing.' The tiresome schedules starting from 8 a.m. in the morning ...
Art and science of record keeping
On the importance of proper record keeping during research.
Take the bull by the horns
It is some thing called eve teasing in an early stage and ragging at college level. There is not much of a difference between roadside, culture-less and uneducated eve-teasers and those indulging in ragging in college. Anyway, fortune favours the ...
MJCET team excels
A team of engineering students from the Mufakham Jah College of Engineering & Technology (MJCET) won " National Institute of Technology(N.I.T.), Kozhikode and Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) National Award" for best B.Tech Project .
IBM develops technology to improve English skills
Researchers at IBM's India Research Laboratory have announced that they have developed a web-based, interactive language technology to help people who speak English as a second language to improve their speaking skills. Based on advanced ...
NIIT has launched its Institute of Finance, Banking and Insurance (IFBI) in New Delhi for providing training in the financial services sector. IFBI has been established in association with ICICI Bank to cater to the growing needs of the ...
Why not go for platinum when you speak
Wise men say speech is silver while silence is golden, but why not go for platinum when you talk? All it takes is getting your message across sweet and short
Careers in aerospace
Aerospace engineers design, develop and test aircraft, space vehicles, missiles, etc. applying engineering principles and techniques. The best opportunities available in the sphere of aerospace engineering would be for students ...
Oracle courses merged
Oracle has announced that it will combine its two world-class Information Technology education programmes — Oracle Academy and Oracle Academic Initiative — into one comprehensive offering called Oracle Academy. This will benefit ...
Eco-ceramics from plants
In recent years much attention has been focused on the synthesis of engineering ceramics and composites in the image of bio-structures. Plants often possess natural composite structures and it has been possible to produce novel SiC-based ...
Monster goes for hi-tech way of interviewing
Last week saw the launch of `walk-in scheduler', a hiring solution for corporates from online recruitment major Monster India. The software package provides candidate data to employers through an exclusive login-protected URL. The data can also ...
An attentive ear, a helping hand
That's friendship for you. The only bond that transcends above narrow restrictions like kinship, caste and colour

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