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Edusat launch 'soon'
`Edusat', a dedicated satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for educational purposes, would be launched shortly, former chairman of the agency Dr. K. Kasturirangan said in Chennai. Much of the course material ...
Association of Advisors
An Association of Accredited Advisors on Overseas Education has been floated in Chennai with the objective of offering Indian students "authentic help" in making a choice at a foreign university. ``This will also constitute a credible base for ...
More on bank offers
"We are the pioneers in the educational loan scheme," says one senior official who offers the students a vital tip. "When students pay the money to the bank, they can avail of a tax exemption." You need to get admission into an approved course ...
Agri research initiative
Training for fishermen
The Alagappa University in Karaikudi would prepare a scheme offering alternative employment for fishemen, Vice-Chancellor of the university, Dr. P Kanniappan said. The marine studies department of the university would start an extension unit ...
Learning from the dabbawallas
THEY ARE management gurus with a difference. They work with their heads and speak from their hearts. They do not speak English; many of them are illiterate and wear white kurtas and Gandhi topis. The Dabbawallas of Mumbai have a more than ...
Connecting industry to campuses
Infosys Technologies' Campus Connect aims at preparing industry-ready professionals. The portal will enable students and faculty to access technology-related information relevant to IT industry.
Working for community health
Bringing colour to the Campus: MMC students trying their hand at Rangoli. - Photo: V. Ganesan
THE UNIVERSITY Grants Commission (UGC) has granted Rs. 37 lakh under its innovative programme scheme to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli for a PG course in geo-informatics through the varsity's Centre for Remote Sensing (CRS). CRS ...
Hey Dudes & Dudettes
``Telling the future by looking at the past assumes that all other factors remain a constant. This is like driving a car by looking in the rear-view mirror... and hey, though it's an adventurous thing to do, I guess it's wise not to do that." ...
Get on target
ADEVERTISING AS a career is for those who are willing to work for the first few years without expecting a fat salary. The initial years of the career should focus on acquiring and honing one's skills in some advertising agency or institution ...
The DNA colossus
THE PASSING of Francis Crick at the age of 88 has brought up another moment to look at the Double Helical structure of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) first described in 1953 and the road to what is seen as one of the most important contributions ...
Take the plunge 'DAT' way
Just like laboratory tests results help a physician to make a diagnosis, aptitude results help you to choose a career in keeping with your abilities. Similarly, aptitude reports help a career counsellor in guiding students to map their careers.
THIS INSTITUTE wants to create many more Ramanujans, says, Prof C. S. Seshadri, Director. They initially concentrated on developing research in pure Mathematics and theoretical computer science. In a short span of time, Chennai Mathematical ...
Open University courses on disability
The aim of offering these courses is to increase the availability of specialised manpower in this sector so that more services can be made available for persons with disability in a professional environment.
Making eco-tourism work
A PG Economics student of Loyola College, Siddharth is working on how to make eco-tourism a viable option in Pichavaram.
'Students need to have specific skills'
A TEAM from Deakin University, Australia, was in Chennai recently, scouting for opportunities for research collaborations with academic institutions here. Four professors led by Deakin University's Vice-President, Eric Meadows, had ...
Learning with the radio
Thought the radio was just for merry music? Here's how it turns into a teacher for agriculture and veterinary students.
A NATIONAL level technical symposium, called Saimech 2004, was conducted recently at the Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai. Students from all over India submitted 114 papers. Of these, 22 were chosen by the association of mechanical ...
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