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Four surveys put Thapar University among top engg institutes

University figures in top-20 list of The Week-Hansa Research Survey

New IITs, IIMs and a boost to skill sector

FM also announced a spending of Rs 100 cr to start village entrepreneurship training schemes to encourage rural youth to start their own

Symbiosis begins MBA course in Innovation & Intrapreneurship

Part of initiative to boost entrepreneurship among students

IIM-A, Harvard tie-up for training senior I-T officials

The custom executive education program will see around 30 senior I-T officials of the chief commissioner and above ranks

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How tall you stand changes how you make decisions

Sitting in a higher chair could improve your long-term financial planning. You might be more likely to buy serious tomes on the second floor of ...

Fourth wave of handset ads

Smaller handset players are following in the footsteps of indigenous leaders and increasing their mainstream marketing spends

Half-time, 2014 - Where is the consumer headed?

Despite high-octane advertising, over 70 per cent automobile consumers will make up their mind based on their in-store experience and ...

Crompton takes battle to rivals with hive-off

While the Avantha Group company has large exposure in fans and lighting, it will be keen to ramp up its branding for small home appliances like ...

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A rough ride to the future

With TVS overtaking Bajaj to claim the third position in the two-wheeler category (TVS Motor sales exceeded Bajaj's figures in the month of June ...

Good advertising is good storytelling

Don't worry about the digital world. Google, Facebook, Yahoo! are just places to make the stories interactive and generate word-of-mouth

Gamify your CRM system today

Virtual games have endeared themselves to hardcore system enthusiasts and even computer novices. It helps stimulation and relaxation at the same ...

Dream, adjusted

The two years between the World Cup and the Rio Olympic Games must mark a turning point for mobility in Brazil, but it's far from certain, which ...

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India's first virtual tech university taking shape

Seven IITs, Indian Institute of Science team up for the project

Symbiosis to set up Rs 300-cr health sciences park

The park will also have a charitable hospital with a 200-bed capacity

Andhra Pradesh to get institutes of excellence

Andhra Pradesh will get one Indian Institute of Management (IIM), one Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), one National ...

Godrej campus initiative 'LOUD' comes to IIM-L

LOUD aims helping students live their personal dreams that had been shelved due to career or sponsorship constraints

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Shyamal Majumdar

Shyamal Majumdar: In defence of Indra Nooyi
Shyamal Majumdar

There is no guarantee that a stay-at-home mom would 'have it all'

Kanika Datta

Kanika Datta: The twain shall meet
Kanika Datta

If the expected flood of foreign investment actually does flow in, the Bharatiya Janata Party may find it a problem to define exactly what 'our ...

Madhukar Sabnavis

Madhukar Sabnavis: Consumer protected
Madhukar Sabnavis

Big advertisers are soft targets

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1630 IITians can create Rs 16,000 cr of economic value: Goenka

The head of automotive & farm equipment sector of M&M was addressing students who graduated from IIT Madras this year

Online hiring up 17% in June:

This registers the 6th month of expansion in a row

Medical capitation fee zooms as seats go under knife

So far this year, MCI has slashed 6,390 MBBS seats on grounds of lack of infrastructure and shortage of faculty

Hiring activity increases 7% in May: Naukri Job Speak Index

Industry wise hiring sentiment was muted across all the major sectors except ITES and IT sector.

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Book Extract: Motivational issues: finding the right mix

Motivating engineers to work at a company whose value comes from inventions is different from motivating people to work for a consumer products ...

The Strategist top five

MIND-WISE: HOW WE UNDERSTAND WHAT OTHERS THINK, BELIEVE, FEEL, AND WANTby Nicholas Epley* Published by Penguin Books* Price: £16.99* Leaders ...

Book Extract: Partnership for faster growth

NIIT's China team invented the 'NIIT-inside' model, which replaced the IT curriculum at colleges and expanded it to many countries, including ...

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The Strategist Quiz (#366)

This product was initially called Spuni but later after its founder got a partner to refine the product, it was renamed to 9.15 Fair Play. Name ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#365)

Condoms. These facts were published in a report in International perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health: Evidence from India. Cadbury's ...

The Strategist Quiz (#365)

Some in rural India use them as disposable water containers, contractors mix them with concrete and tar to ensure smooth road surfaces, sheaths ...

Answers to last week's quiz (#364)

The paint company Benjamin Moore that was founded in 1883 was bought over by Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathway in 2000. Berkshire is its present ...

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