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IIM-A changes recruitment process


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 23 (IANS) The premier Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has decided to give recruiters more time to study, evaluate and interview students before handing them appointment letters. The change in ... Read more...

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Management institutes to conduct tests again


December 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad/Bangalore, Dec 1 (ANI): All candidates who could not write the Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission to prestigious business schools across the country due to a technical glitch, would be given ... Read more...

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Idiot is not the same thing as stupid: Aamir Khan


November 5th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Ahead of the release of his new film "3 Idiots", Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Thursday drew a distinction between the term "idiots" and "stupid", saying that "idiots ... Read more...

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Unenforced laws more harmful than no laws at all: study


October 8th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Insider trading laws that are not enforced can hurt shareholders and economic vibrancy in emerging markets even more than having no securities laws at all, according ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims sixth victim in Gujarat


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Aug 23 (IANS) A 48-year-old man died of Influenza A(H1N1) in this Gujarat city Sunday, becoming the sixth victim of swine flu in the state, officials said. Hasmukh Hingu, a resident of ... Read more...

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Record 220 new swine flu cases in India (Roundup)


August 17th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A record 220 people tested positive for influenza A (H1N1) Monday, taking the total number of infected persons in the country to 1,928 but no more deaths ... Read more...

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IIM-A seeks advice on swine flu prevention


August 17th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is seeking advice from health officials of the city's municipal corporation on preventive measures to ward off the threat of swine flu ... Read more...

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Ads work better if all senses are involved


July 21st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Advertisements that only mention taste and ignore other senses will be less effective, suggests a new study. Naturally, most food advertisements mention the taste of the food being ... Read more...

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Tata Motors, Jindal Steel get SAIL excellence awards


July 9th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) State-run steelmaker Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) Thursday announced its "SAIL HR Excellence Awards" for seven Indian manufacturing firms including Tata Motors and Jindal Steel. The SAIL ... Read more...

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‘India Inc. differs in corporate strategies’ (With Image)


May 31st, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Three of India's leading Indian business groups can be distinguished by their corporate strategies, says corporate researcher and strategic management veteran Rajnish Karki."While the Tatas ... Read more...

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IIM don sees economic philosophy in Bollywood flicks


May 27th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Ashish Mehta New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Now playing at a theatre near you: lessons in economic philosophy. A professor with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) has found two ... Read more...

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Illegal immigration from Bangladesh biggest threat: Jaiswal


May 12th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 12 (IANS) Rising illegal immigration from neighbouring Bangladesh is posing the biggest threat to India's national security, Minister of State for Home Sriparakash Jaiswal said Tuesday. "The Indian government is already ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank’s Kamath joins Infosys as director


May 2nd, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd appointed K.V. Kamath, non-executive chairman of ICICI Bank, as an additional director to its board, the IT bellwether said Saturday. "Kamath will serve as an additional ... Read more...

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Government launches India Innovation Initiative


April 6th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Department of Science and Technology (DST) Monday launched the India Innovation Initiative (i3) in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and communication analyst Agilent ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad hikes tuition fees by Rs.50,000 a year


March 29th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 29 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Sunday decided to raise its post-graduate tuition fees for first and second year students by Rs.50,000 annually from the 2010 academic ... Read more...

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Management programme at IIM-A to get expensive from 2010-11


March 29th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 29 (ANI): India's premier management institute, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) plans a hike in fees for its Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) by Rs 50,000 from ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad, Union Bank sign pact


March 18th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) and state-run Union Bank of India (UBI) Wednesday signed an agreement for fostering research on small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The bank ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad students face heat of slowdown


March 3rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 3 (IANS) In yet another example of the shrinking job market, 50 final year post-graduate students at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) are yet to get any job offers ... Read more...

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Indian Maritime University to introduce several new courses: Baalu


February 18th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): The newly established Indian Maritime University (IMU) will introduce several new courses in the 2009-10 session. Disclosing this to members of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee attached to his ... Read more...

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Subhiksha chief: We mucked up


February 5th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The Rs.23.05-billion (Rs.2,305-crore) retail chain Subhiksha Trading Services says its reserves have dwindled to "nearly nil" and that it has "mucked up".The chain, which is into retailing grocery ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad to host venture capital conference Friday


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The first edition of the 'Leverage 2009', a two-day venture capital and private equity conference, will begin Friday at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A).In the conference, industry ... Read more...

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NRIs urged to participate in 3G Broadband


January 9th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The Satyam Computers Services fraud that has shaken the Indian software services sector will not have any cascading impact on the other players, Communications and IT Minister A. ... Read more...

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Management placements unaffected, says Samir Barua


November 19th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov 19 (ANI): The summer campus placements at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) remain unaffected for the present by the global economic meltdown, says director Samir Barua. All 300 ... Read more...

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IIM-A summer placement not affected by meltdown


November 19th, 2008 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Fears of the global financial crisis affecting placements at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad have proven wrong with major recruiters from previous years reaffirming their commitment to select ... Read more...

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270,000 appear for ‘doable’ CAT exam


November 16th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Around 270,000 MBA aspirants appeared for the Common Aptitude Test (CAT) across the nation Sunday, an official spokesperson said. A majority of those who appeared felt that ... Read more...

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IIM should motivate students to opt for politics: Kalam


October 26th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, must motivate its students to opt for politics as a career, says former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam."IIM, Ahmedabad, should ensure that ... Read more...

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Participants at IIMA’s faculty development course want more


October 5th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Many of the 37 management teachers from India and abroad who participated in a special programme at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), would like to come ... Read more...

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Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad calms placement fears


September 17th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 17(IANS) Leading Indian business school, the Indian Institute of Management here (IIM-A) issued a statement Wednesday to calm speculation about the impact that the collapse of Lehman Bros. of the ... Read more...

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Aviation panel to come up with bailout package for industry


August 14th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A high-level panel, headed by Cabinet Secretary K.M. Chandrasekhar, Thursday asked the petroleum ministry to work out relief measures for the aviation industry, which is reeling under ... Read more...

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IIM-A awaits ‘professor’ Kalam’s special classes


August 10th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Reducing the urban-rural divide, energy security and water conservation - these are some of the themes former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will be teaching at the Indian Institute ... Read more...

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IIM-A to help project management in Chhattisgarh


August 9th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will provide tips on project management to the Chhattisgarh government, according to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the two here. ... Read more...

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My next will not be about three friends: Chetan Bhagat


July 24th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) After writing youth-based books like "Five Points Someone", "One Night @ The Call Center" and "Three Mistakes Of My Life", of which two dealt with a group ... Read more...

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IIM-A hosts event to boost entrepreneurs


June 29th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 29(IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IMM-A) Sunday kicked off a two-day meet to encourage entrepreneurs. "We have identified and are supporting 22 technologies that will be incubated before they ... Read more...

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IIMA now EQUIS accredited


June 12th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 11 (IANS): The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), has been accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). IIM-A is the only Indian business school in a list of ... Read more...

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Corporate honcho, management student give in to impulse, pen books


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rehman New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Vivek Kumar Aggarwal and Zaheer Ahmed, one a corporate executive and the other a management student, have given a break to the structured thinking they ... Read more...

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