skill sets

Government to set up 10 community colleges for skill development

September 6th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will set up 10 community colleges in collaboration with Canadian educational institutes to educate illiterate adults and provide skill-based training for employment, Human ... Read more...

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Jayalalitha vows to make Tamil Nadu a leader by 2023

March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday unveiled her government's Vision 2023 that envisages GDP growth at 11 percent per annum.The document also seeks to raise ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Focus on strong education, industry training, says India Inc.

June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) It is the responsibility of colleges to train the students in the fundamentals of the course while industries should provide the fresh recruits with the requisite ... Read more...

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Rangrajan panel rolls out job plan for Kashmiri youth

March 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) An expert group headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor C. Rangarajan Thursday rolled out a job plan for the youth of Jammu and ... Read more...

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Oz Army Chief’s vision is to recruit more women, popularize force through Facebook

January 21st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 21(ANI): Australian Army Chief Lieutenant General Ken Gillespie has said that attracting more women recruits and lifting the army's profile through social networking sites like Facebook are part of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Technopark employees can now pay bills at campus

January 19th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Over 30,000 employees at the Technopark campus here can now seek the help of the Citizen Service Centre of the state-run Akshaya project to pay their bills as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Government fast pacing indigenisation of military hardware: Antony (Lead)

January 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Jan 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said the government was speeding up the indigenisation process of military hardware and such a defence production policy was ready."As part of speeding ... Read more...

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India promotes entrepreneurial skills in developing world

December 25th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Anindya Rai Verman Noida, Dec 25 (IANS) When Fatima Alvarado saw the advertisement in a local newspaper in Costa Rica, she was excited. India was beckoning for a course in human resource ... Read more...

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Clark and Kent launches Asia coverage for global clients

October 30th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.30 (ANI-Business Wire India): Clark and Kent, a highly specialized executive search and selection company, is helping its international clients acquire C-level talent in emerging markets, especially in Asia.It is looking ... Read more...

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India is well placed to achieve high growth: Mukherjee

March 24th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said India had recovered from the global financial meltdown and the economy was in far better shape than it was a year ... Read more...

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ABC News to layoff 25 percent editorial staff

February 24th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US broadcasting giant ABC News will downsize its editorial team and layoff up to 350 staff members, media reports said. In a "fundamental transformation", ABC News announced Tuesday ... Read more...

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Tactical errors result in defeat more often than technical ones: Latif

January 12th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 12(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has said that tactical errors result in defeat more often than technical errors and tactical skills of players are important for admirable performances in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Border officials want Asia-Europe study on illegal migration

December 2nd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Immigration officials from Europe and Asia have recommended a joint study between the two continents on the phenomenon of illegal migration, a senior Indian official said Wednesday. G. ... Read more...

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Mclaren looking forward to Jenson Button’s “hunger”

December 1st, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1(ANI): Mclaren Formula One team Managing Director Jonathan Neale believes that current F1 champion Jenson Button's "hunger" will give the team extra bite next year.Neale also said that the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A.R. Rahman wants to “make poverty history”

November 10th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 10 (ANI): Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman's "A. R. Rahman Foundation" wants to "make poverty history".As a first step towards achieving the vision of "strive towards making poverty ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hyundai India looking overseas for talent

November 5th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) The country's second largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Motor India, is looking overseas for talent at the levels of general managers and group heads for its product design and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

What makes a great footballer

June 29th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has divulged into the secrets of what makes a great footballer.While most fans are in awe of what football players can do with a football, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Test cricketers say Twenty20 could upstage longer version of the game

June 6th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 6 (ANI): Unveiling the Castrol Asian cricket awards, former Pakistani captain Wasim Akram said Twenty20 stood more for entertainment than the nuances of Test cricket. "Five day cricket when you ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain processes typing and scribbling activities differently

April 18th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Doodling on paper or typing on a keyboard might seem like similar activities, but according to a new motor development research, there is a significant difference in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

IIM-Lucknow earns Rs.100 million from corporate programmes

March 15th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) School teachers, bank officials, IT firms and retail chain managers are making a beeline to the Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow to learn how to make ... Read more...

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Usha Martin Group forays into technical education

February 23rd, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Usha Martin Group, a leading producer of speciality steel and wire rope, has forayed into the education sector with the recently launched Usha Martin Academy here. Promoted by ... Read more...

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‘Nurture entrepreneurship to eradicate poverty’

February 21st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Only through entrepreneurship and not doles can a country alleviate poverty, said C.K. Prahalad, India-born global management guru. Speaking at the launch of T.S. Srinivasan Chair Professorship of ... Read more...

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