Indian universities go headhunting abroad

COIMBATORE: Dr Arvind Perathur was a successful physician at Albany Medical Centre, New York State University, until a couple of months ago. Last month, he returned to India to join Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. Like Arvind, many Indian academicians and professionals working abroad are returning to India to join as faculties in premier Read More

SC upholds MBBS admissions by deemed universities

NEW DELHI: In a big relief to deemed universities in Maharashtra and Kerala, theSupreme Court on Wednesday refused to quash the admission process carried out by them for MBBS/BDS courses on the basis of their own counselling in defiance of the government decision for centralised counselling. Considering that admission for over 80% of the seats Read More

Independent India a faithful reflection of our national movement

“One of the lasting legacies of the national movement was the rise of Indian nationalism and the creation of an Indian identity,” said Vice President Hamid Ansari in Nigeria. (source: PTI) Addressing faculty and students at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, on Thursday, Vice President Hamid Ansari said the image of the modern Indian nation Read More

Prakash Javadekar for more autonomy to premier institutes

Chandigarh: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday stressed on the importance of research and innovation and said the Centre wants to give more autonomy to premier institutes of higher learning where the government’s role will be that of a facilitator, not controller. Stressing on more autonomy to premier institutions of higher learning, based on Read More

IIM Calcutta introduces PG Certificate programme in General Management

The programme is aimed at developing competence in theoretical foundations of management. (In picture: IIM Calcutta) The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) has initiated the Post Graduate Certificate in General Management programme (PGCGM) to develop competence in theoretical foundations of management and simultaneously seeking to inculcate a broad-based understanding of how the theories of management Read More

Top Indian engineers who made us proud

The myriad engineering institutions spread across the country are not only the best engineering institutes of the country but also coveted institutes of learning which produce leaders of world class quality. This Engineer’s Day, we are proud to present a list of these engineers who have made the country proud: 1. Sundar Pichai Google CEO Sunder Pichai Read More