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Need for Kerala to reform higher education: Experts


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Panellists at the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference here Friday agreed that Kerala must revamp its higher education sector to create world-class institutions.The panellists ... Read more...

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Coal India coal import plans face opposition


September 14th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Coal India's plan to import coal following a government diktat has raised the hackles of workers' unions and former top officials of the state-run firm who ... Read more...

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Raghuram Rajan takes over as Chief Economic Advisor


August 29th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Raghuram G Rajan, former IMF chief economist, took charge as chief economic adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry Wednesday."I am glad to be here," ... Read more...

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Yale names IIM, Ahmedabad almunus to top post (With images)


June 18th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The prestigious Yale School of Management has appointed Indian American professor Anjani Jain as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme as part of the ... Read more...

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RTI can check corruption: Experts


October 16th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Amid a debate on the Right to Information Act (RTI) affecting governance, experts Saturday batted for strengthening the transparency law, stressing its potential to ... Read more...

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Wanted, decent homes for Mumbai’s dabbawallas


October 6th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) For 120 years, they have ferried food for hundreds of thousands of Mumbaikars. Now, the city's famed dabbawallas (lunch box carriers) using their organisational skills to ... Read more...

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Why is Uttar Pradesh ‘Ulta Pradesh’? Experts debate


August 26th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Corruption, collapse of institutions, failure of police coupled with a lack of developmental orientation among successive governments are the main impediments in the growth of ... Read more...

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IIM-A seeks restoration of powers


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 21 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) Thursday sought the restoration of the powers of the board of directors to recommend to the central government a list ... Read more...

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Samsung to offer scholarships to IIM-A students


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 2 (IANS) Digital technology firm Samsung India Electronics Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to roll out a scholarship ... Read more...

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Kamath, the force behind ICICI’s rise (Profile)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) K.V. Kamath, the new chairman of India's second largest IT company Infosys, is a mechanical engineer-turned banker who is best known for turning ICICI into India's ... Read more...

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Banker Kamath to succeed Narayana Murthy at Infosys (Roundup)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) High profile banker K.V. Kamath will be the new chairman of India's IT bellwether Infosys, becoming the first non-founder to head the country's second largest software ... Read more...

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K.V. Kamath named Infosys chairman (Second Lead, correcting date in Para 2)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) K.V. Kamath was Saturday named as the next chairman of the IT bellwether Infosys, succeeding N.R. Narayana Murthy.Murthy said Kamath will take over from Aug 21. ... Read more...

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K.V. Kamath to head Infosys (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) K.V. Kamath was Saturday named as the next chairman of the IT bellwether Infosys, succeeding N.R. Narayana Murthy.Murthy said that Kamath will take over from Aug ... Read more...

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India seeks incresed engagement with African youth


April 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India is seeking the help of young parliamentarians from Africa to increase the outreach of a unique private-public partnership to increase collaboration between the youth ... Read more...

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India among fastest growing economies in world: PM Manmohan Singh


March 27th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar.27 (ANI): Motivating management graduates to become global leaders at the 46th annual convocation of the countries top Business school, Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Invest in social sectors, PM urges Indian industry


March 26th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged Indian industry to invest in social sectors, pointing out there were many business opportunities in keeping a billion Indians ... Read more...

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What’s bothering Bihar’s entrepreneurs? Ask ‘MBA Sabziwalla’


February 1st, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) He is called the "MBA sabziwalla" and wants to make Bihar India's vegetable hub. Kaushlendra, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), ... Read more...

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Now, pre-paid cards for fresh vegetables


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Pre-paid cards are soon to cover packed, garden fresh vegetables. Kaushlendra, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), is getting set to launch it in ... Read more...

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Global academic ’roundtable’ in Gujarat Jan 10


January 7th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) As part of the ensuing Vibrant Gujarat 2011 Summit, the state government Friday announced 'International Roundtable for Academic Institutions' (IRAI) to be held here Jan 10. The IRAI ... Read more...

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Gujarat to focus on education in a big way: Modi


December 27th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 27 (IANS) After making Gujarat "investor-friendly", the government's focus would now be on developing the state's education sector from the primary to the professional level, Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Mosquito repellent to virtual inverter, innovations awarded at I3


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) For 48-year-old Anjan Mukherjee, a herbal products businessman in Kolkata, coming to the capital and telling entrepreneurs and corporate bigwigs from all over the country about his ... Read more...

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Panel set up for appointment of BSNL, MTNL heads


July 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government Thursday constituted a six-member search-cum-selection committee for the appointment of chairman-cum-managing directors of the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited ... Read more...

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Chemistry professor hopes to strike gold from banana plant


July 13th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kottayam (Kerala), July 13 (IANS) Varkey Mathew, a retired chemistry professor here, claims to have developed an eco-friendly helmet and other utility items like water and oil filters from banana ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad facing funds problem: Samir Barua


June 24th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, June 24 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, (IIM-A) is facing an acute financial crunch, claimed the Director of the institute, Professor Samir Barua.Addressing media here on Wednesday, Professor ... Read more...

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IIM-A developing sports management course


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is developing a course for the management of sports organisations, an official said Wednesday. IIM-A director Samir Barua said that the one-week ... Read more...

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8. On-call rickshaws, with frills, proposed for Games


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The humble cycle rickshaw could jazz up for the Commonwealth Games, complete with a driver-cum-tourist guide, newspapers and fruit juices. Around 1,000 battery-operated rickshaws ... Read more...

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Government appoints panel to review TRP system


May 12th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The government has constituted a seven-member committee headed by FICCI secretary general Amit Mitra to review the existing Television Rating Point (TRP) system and suggest measures to ... Read more...

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Management guru C.K.Prahalad dead


April 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Internationally renowned management guru Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad died Friday in San Diego after a brief illness, his family said Saturday. He was 69. A professor at the University of ... Read more...

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Pune born, Delhi educated Ajay Banga is new CEO of MasterCard


April 13th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 12 (IANS) Pune-born, Delhi-educated, IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus Ajay Banga has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of electronic payment services provider MasterCard.Banga, 50, would take over July ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad again raises fees for post-graduate course


March 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 30 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has raised the fees for the post-graduate programme in management for the third year in a row, an official said Tuesday. For ... Read more...

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110 firms in IIM-Ahmedabad placement mela


March 12th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 11 (IANS) The graduating batch of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad has received placement offers from 110 firms, including international offers from firms like Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank. The placement ... Read more...

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IIM-A placement process going great guns


February 21st, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) The second phase of the placement process at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is going on well with over 20 offers made Sunday. Deloitte made 10 offers (including ... Read more...

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New IIM-A placement system receives good response


February 14th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) The new placement system for the final year post-graduate programme students of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), introduced from the current academic year, received an enthusiastic ... Read more...

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Subir Raha, former ONGC chairman, passes away


February 1st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Subir Raha, the former flamboyant chairman and managing director of India's largest company, state-run ONGC Corp Ltd, died here after a long illness. He was 61. Raha, ... Read more...

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Prasad new Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh


December 31st, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's senior bureaucrat S.V. Prasad Thursday took over as the new Chief Secretary. Prasad, who was Chief Commissioner of Land Administration prior to his elevation to ... Read more...

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