HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014


A look at new Indian social networks on music, football

Facebook and Twitter are so last season. Check out new Indian social networks on music, football, science, writes Deeksha Gautam.

What are the solutions?

Does the decision to drop English comprehension from the merit in the CSAT offer any kind of reassurrance to the agitating candidates? Is this the best possible solution?

Grants for sports freaks, peacemakers

For those of you interested in going abroad for higher studies, here are some attractive scholarships on offer. Applications are open for the India New Zealand Sports Cooperation Scholarships (INZSS).

IIMC – collaborating with the best

By becoming the only Indian member of CEMS, an elite club of 28 premier business schools from across the world, 70 multinational companies and four NGOs, the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIMC) has come close to realising its vision of becoming an institute of international repute.  In a chat with Prof. Ashok Banerjee, dean new initiatives and external relations and professor of finance, IIM Calcutta, we find out more about the programme

US$20,000 for the best essay

The Global Development Network (GDN) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting applicants to submit their ideas and solutions in an essay of not more than 5,000 words.

Self-determination holds the key to success

Self-determination means not having somebody breathing down your neck, nagging you to study at all times.What it does mean is the freedom for you to choose your own goals, follow your own schedules and define your own success.

Change is good. Let us get set for the new CAT

The test window has been reduced from 40 to four slots, spread over two days. You have an extra month for preparation as CAT starts in November.

Dates for CAT 2014 announced

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have announced the registration for Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014). A few major changes for CAT 2014 have been introduced and this is seen as an improvement from the past five years.

The curtain falls

A journalistic adventure spanning nine weeks has finally come to an end. It’s time for our campus journalists to bid goodbye to our readers.

Young changemakers

To celebrate Independence Day, we introduce you to some young men and women who are passionate about championing their causes through fellowships.

The Yale way to netagiri

Smriti Irani and 90 Indian MPs have participated in the programme since it was established in 2007. They have included members of 20 different political parties; from rural and urban constituencies; and national and regional parties.

Corruption and poverty big issues

Over the past few decades, the meaning of Independence Day has changed, especially for school and college students. While some feel the country cannot be truly free because of corruption, others take pride in India’s ­achievements. Here’s what they had to say.

Any plans for the long weekend?

Didn’t get time off from college admissions and exams to pay attention to the monsoons beckoning you outdoors? Well, here’s your chance to enjoy the pleasant weather. This year, the Independence Day falls on a Friday, which means you get a three-day weekend off. So take a cue from some young people in the city to find out how you can make this long weekend an enjoyable one.

Moulding young minds

With the spotlight on research, aspiring lecturers should be prepared to push the ­boundaries of knowledge.

Towards a better tomorrow

With technology playing an important role in the way education is imparted, it is essential for school teachers to adapt themselves to the latest teaching trends
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