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Afraid of the first degree?
Career fairs offer a "single window" for basic information. Many colleges now host fairs every year. We took a look at one.
Big Ben beckons
FOR the 10th year running, the British Council will be holding the Education UK exhibition, at Chennai on February 17 and 18 at Hotel Taj Coromandel. This year, more than 50 institutions including the Universities of Aberdeen, Aston, Bath, ...
Convocation Day is all about dreams
Amidst the joy of receiving degrees and exchanging pleasantries, convocation day for Chellammal College students was an occasion to reminisce... and plan.
Where academics and professionals integrated...
THE Mechanical Engineering Department of St.Joseph 's College of Engineering, conducted a two-day National Conference on "Recent trends in Manufacturing, Modelling and Analysis (MMA 2004) on Feb 2 and 3. The conference provided avenue for ...
THE students of Dr. MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women are all set to recreate the glory of Tamil, even as half the city's college students perfect their Tamil-with-a-touch-of-New York accents. The MGR Janaki students conducted a ...
Hey Dudes & Dudettes,
HOW are you guys doing out there? ! I am sure you guys were intoxicated with the `pink colour', `teddies with red hearts' and `love in the air' all through the Valentine Week. GG had his share of fun too. Did you guys know that the `most powerful ...
All about the precious drop
``CHENNAITES are receiving less than 40 litres of water per day, while the per capita consumption should be 135 litres," said Dr. S. Balaji, director, Environment. He was speaking at a one-day workshop on `Emerging Issues Related to Environmental ...
Music as medicine
Apollo Hospitals, to mark their 20th year celebrations, has a novel offer -- A course in Medical Music Therapy.
Do you want to Google today?
Want to know how much a decade is in seconds? Google's new online calculator takes on tasks ranging from everyday maths to complex calculations. It is at once a metric converter, a formula-solver and a scienti.c calculator.
WHAT IS the meaning of the idiom "give a dog a bad name and hang him"?
"Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial." That's what Cassio says in Shakespeare's "Othello". Once someone has lost his reputation, it is very ...
Why can't we say "chairwoman"?
There is nothing, which prevents you from using the word. You can use "chairwoman" if you want to. But since this is the age of political correctness, the more appropriate word would be "chairperson". Native speakers are trying hard to make ...
Is it OK to say "sponsorers"?
Though we hear a lot of people in our country use this word, "sponsorer" doesn't actually exist. Someone who is willing to support your show or cause by giving you money or encouragement is usually called a "sponsor", not "sponsorer". If you ...
What is the difference between "premier" and "premiere"?
Both words are pronounced the same way. The "e" in the first syllable is like the "e" in "set", "bet", and "met". The second syllable rhymes with "near", "dear", and "fear". In British English, the stress in the case of both words is on the first ...
How is the word "psyche" pronounced?
The "psy" in the first syllable is pronounced like the word "sigh" The "che" is like the "ki" in "kit", "kiss", and "kill". The main stress is on the first syllable. ***** ***** ***** "The single most exciting thing you encounter in ...
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