employability

CII’s ‘Young Indians’ to launch chapter in Bhopal


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Young Indians (Yi), a part of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will launch its 25th chapter at Bhopal Sep 11 on the completion ... Read more...

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Microsoft to extend scheme for ex-soldiers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Microsoft India is planning to extend to other states its flagship programme now on in Delhi to enhance the employability of retired army personnel.Disclosing this here, ... Read more...

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Omar happy Kashmir youth looking beyond government jobs


July 9th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday expressed happiness over the positive transformation taking place in the mindset of the local youth over their earlier ... Read more...

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Indian migrant workers to get skills training


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Four major projects to help build Indian migrant workers' capabilities to move up the value chain and to position India as a preferred source of ... Read more...

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Assam to change higher secondary curriculum


May 5th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) Assam's higher secondary curriculum is set for a change with the state government planning to introduce subjects that will increase the employability of the students.It has ... Read more...

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Tackling the ‘graduate but unemployable’ syndrome in India


January 25th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Low employability, particularly in the IT sector, of thousands of engineering graduates hitting the Indian job market every year is prompting academia and industry leaders to ... Read more...

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US’ Maryland signs sister state agreement with Andhra Pradesh


November 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) US state Maryland Monday signed a sister state agreement with Andhra Pradesh, the first such agreement with any Indian state.On the first day of his visit ... Read more...

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Indian, Australian institutes sign pact


November 16th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Australian vocational training institute Southbank Institute of Technology Wednesday signed a pact with Franchise India Holdings Limited (FIHL) to provide vocational skill training to students.In ... Read more...

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Meet moots equal opportunities for Pakistani women


October 11th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Women in Pakistan need to be provided equal job opportunities as well as gender equality at the workplace, speakers at a national conference here said.The national ... Read more...

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Staffing companies form federation


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Leading staffing companies including Adecco, Allegis, GI Group and Ma Foi Randstad have come together to form the Indian Staffing Federation (ISF) to professionalise the ... Read more...

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Navy’s career progression scheme to benefit 50,000 sailors


June 5th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) About 50,000 Indian Navy sailors can hope for faster promotions and more pay, with the government approving an assured career progression scheme and a review ... Read more...

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EU delegation calls on Omar Abdullah


May 12th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) A European Union (EU) delegation met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here Thursday evening, and discussed the socio-economic and political developments in the state ... Read more...

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Education gets 24 percent hike (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Calling education as the tool of empowerment to reap the benefit of India's demographic dividend of a young population, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced a ... Read more...

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Education gets 24 percent hike in budget allocation


February 28th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Observing that education is the key to reaping the benefits of the demographic dividend in the form of a young population, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday ... Read more...

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‘Major talent for Indian IT industry untapped’


November 11th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The majority of talent for the IT industry lies in tier-II colleges and cities which are partially or completely ignored by companies for fresher placements in India, ... Read more...

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AIMA to start new test to evaluate B-school students


September 21st, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The All India Management Association (AIMA) will hold a new online test in February next year to evaluate B-School students on their employability in line with the current ... Read more...

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Cambridge pips Harvard as world’s top university


September 8th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): The University of Cambridge has attained the numero uno spot in the 2010 QS World University Rankings, as Harvard University slipped to the second position for the first ... Read more...

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Women really do prefer macho men


July 31st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new study has shown that women are attracted to macho men and see modesty as a sign of evolutionary weakness.Modesty in males is, in fact, a big ... Read more...

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Male modesty a turn off for both men and women


July 30th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Modesty in males is a big turn off for both women and men alike, according to a study.Corinne A. Moss-Racusin, a doctoral candidate in Rutgers' Department of Psychology, ... Read more...

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Bharti Wal-Mart to train Delhi’s youth


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday signed an agreement with Bharti Wal-Mart under which the wholesale chain will offer short-term vocational courses to the capital's youth to improve their ... Read more...

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More professional courses from IGNOU


July 10th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) An executive MBA, eight new finishing school courses and a B.Sc. IT for international market programme are now on the list of offerings at the Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Bharti Wal-Mart to train Delhi’s unemployed youth


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to sign an agreement with wholesale chain Bharti Wal-Mart to improve the employment potential of the capital's youth by offering them short-term ... Read more...

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British institute ties up with Kolkata engineering college


June 21st, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) The Kolkata-based MCKV Institute of Engineering (MCKVIE) Monday tied up with the Institution of Engineering and Technology-UK (IET) for facilitating practical exposures and enhancing the employability of its ... Read more...

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IGNOU, NIS-Sparta to train 24,000 rural youths


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) NIS-Sparta, a learning solution company of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group, has joined hands with the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to train and place 24,000 ... Read more...

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Temporary migrants using student visa to extend stay in New Zealand


March 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 10 (ANI): More and more temporary migrants are applying for student visas to extend their stay in New Zealand because of a new law.The sharp rise is believed to be ... Read more...

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Punjab gets hi-tech driving school from Tatas


February 19th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Muktsar (Punjab), Feb 19 (IANS) The Punjab government in association with the Tata Motors Friday set up a state-of-the-art driving school at Mahuana village in this district. Aimed at providing employment opportunity to ... Read more...

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Employment package to cover Kashmiri migrant youth


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 2 (IANS) There is some good news in store for Kashmiri Hindu migrants with the state government likely to finalize an employment package for them Thursday. The cabinet is meeting ... Read more...

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Ragging is crime against humanity: President


November 24th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who was awarded a degree of doctor of letters (D.Lit) at the 22nd annual convocation ceremony of Goa University Tuesday, exhorted students to desist ... Read more...

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IAF vice chief apologises for remarks on women fighter pilots


November 19th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) vice chief, Air Marshal P.K. Barbora Thursday offered his apologies if anyone's feelings have been hurt by his ... Read more...

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Engineering graduates lack employable skills: Survey


November 8th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) A major skill gap exists among Indian engineering graduates, making a strong case for the engineering colleges and institutions to focus more on employability and quality, says ... Read more...

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Scottish varsity delegation to visit India for tie-up


November 4th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A delegation of university professors from Scotland will be visiting India later this week to forge stronger ties in the field of higher education. The delegation, which will ... Read more...

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Delhi to have four new prisons: Dikshit


October 13th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Delhi government is proposing to construct four prisons to decongest the existing ones, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said here Tuesday. "There is a proposal to construct new ... Read more...

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British firm acquires 50 percent stake in Educomp


June 24th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Pearson, a Britain-headquartered education and information company, will acquire 50 percent stake in Indian education resource provider Educomp Solutions for $17.5 million as part of an agreement ... Read more...

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India’s restless youth want change: Patil


June 4th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Calling the youth India's "greatest strategic resource", President Pratibha Patil Thursday said the challenge before the country was to invest in their education, employability and employment. "Over ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir seeks EU help to tackle unemployment


February 28th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has sought the help of European Union in addressing the unemployment problem in the state which has around 300,000 jobless youth. A delegation of ... Read more...

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