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education Updated: Nov 18, 2009 09:30 IST
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‘Knowledge Capital’
Delhi Technological University and Delhi government’s department of training and technical education are going to organise a seminar on ‘Delhi as the Knowledge Capital’ at Pragati Maidan on November 18. The sub-themes of the seminar include higher education in the new knowledge age; world class universities and knowledge infrastructure; technology incubation and new product development facilities; green energy and clean environment technologies etc.

IFRS workshop
To keep pace with international standards of accounting, a ‘Master Class’ on IFRS (International Financial Reporting standards) is being organised today (Wednesday). The class/workshop is meant for finance students and professionals, and participants will be told about the IFRS issued by the Inter-national Accounting Standards Board (IASB). IFRS is gaining global importance and this can be guaged from the fact that more than 12,000 companies from 100 different countries, including the listed European Union companies, have already adopted IFRS. The venue of workshop is The Imperial Hotel, New Delhi where it will start at 9.30 in morning.

Toyota partners with ITI in Delhi
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has partnered with Sir C V Raman Industrial Training Institute, Delhi, to introduce a training model for body and paint repair (BP). Under its Toyota Technical Education Programme (T-TEP), touted as a first in India, Toyota Kirloskar Motor intends to enhance the technical abilities and employability of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) students in the age group of 16 to 18 years. The current automobile repair industry is characterised by inadequately-skilled manpower and lack of professional training for repair and diagnostics, especially for vehicle models introduced recently in the market.

Amity students win law competition
A team from Amity Law School (affiliated to IP University) consisting of Shaunak Kashyap and Jyotika Jain, fifth-year students and Tanya Uppal, a fourth-year student, has been adjudged the ‘Best International Team’ in the third International Infrastructure and Construction Law Arbitration Moot Competition, organised jointly by Kaden Boriss Legal LLP, National University ofSingapore, Singapore International Arbitration Centre at National Law University, Delhi recently. International Infrastructure and Construction Law Arbitration Moot is an international level arbitration moot competition attempting tofamiliarise budding lawyers from around the world with arbitration as a system of resolution of commercial disputes arising out of the various infrastructure and construction projects around the world.