Randi Zuckerberg on how to get ahead in tech

Randi Zuckerberg on how to get ahead in tech

Randi Zuckerberg has learned a thing or two about making it in the tech world. “I spent the last decade in Silicon Valley seeing firsthand how much this industry is absolutely exploding with opportunity,” said the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media (and sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg). “The industry is growing but yet the skills aren’t growing to keep up with it.” The demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) occupations is increasing at every education level and across every industry, according to a report…

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Software Development Fundamentals

Software Development Fundamentals

About this course Skip Course Description Software developers are in high demand in the current job market, and computer programming is a prerequisite skill for success in this field. Start your journey toward becoming a professional software developer by learning Java, one of the industry’s most commonly used programming languages. This course, part of the CS Essentials for Software Development Professional Certificate program, will quickly cover Java syntax and keywords and then explore features of object-oriented programming including encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism. You will learn how to apply these concepts…

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Srinagar Student Protests 2 Schools To Suspend Teaching Tomorrow

Srinagar Student Protests 2 Schools To Suspend Teaching Tomorrow

A day after the students took part in a violent protest here, the district authorities today directed the city’s two senior secondary schools to suspend the teaching work tomorrow as a precautionary measure. The district authorities here today decided to suspend teaching work in two higher secondary schools in the heart of the city tomorrow as a precautionary measure following yesterday’s violent protests by the students, a senior official said. All teaching activities will remain suspended at S P Higher Secondary School and Kothi Bagh Higher Secondary School here tomorrow,…

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NEET 2017 admit cards issued, download them here

NEET 2017 admit cards issued, download them here

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the admit cards for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on Saturday. (Arvind Yadav /HT file) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the admit cards for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on Saturday. The test is scheduled to be held on May 7 in 104 examination cities across the country. Steps to download NEET 2017 admit card: 1) Click here to go to the login page to download the admit card 2) Key in the application/ registration…

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SSC recruitment notification 2017: Apply for SI in Delhi Police, ASI in CISF, CAPFs

SSC recruitment notification 2017: Apply for SI in Delhi Police, ASI in CISF, CAPFs

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Saturday issued a notification for recruitment of sub-inspectors in Delhi Police, assistant sub-inspectors in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). (Pratham Gokhale/ HT file) The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Saturday issued a notification for recruitment of sub-inspectors in Delhi Police, assistant sub-inspectors in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). The commission will fill 2,221 (tentative vacancy) posts through this process. Details of tentative vacancy: Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police/Male: 616 Sub-Inspector in…

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Now, admissions for class 12 in Maharashtra colleges to go online

Now, admissions for class 12 in Maharashtra colleges to go online

From the coming academic year, 2017-18, Class 12 admissions to state-run junior colleges will be conducted online; much like first-year junior college (FYJC) online process, said the state’s education department. The move is aimed at making Class 12 admissions transparent and curbing malpractices such as donations and non-merit-based admissions. This means students aspiring to switch colleges in Class 12 will need to fill out an application form that will soon become available on the portal mumbai.11thadmission.net. But colleges are waiting for the official circular before following this process. Many students…

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CBSE Notice to 5 Schools in Delhi, 19 in Haryana For Violating Norms

CBSE Notice to 5 Schools in Delhi, 19 in Haryana For Violating Norms

New Delhi: Tightening the noose around schools violating its norms, the CBSE has issued notices to five schools in Delhi and 19 in Haryana asking why their affiliation should not be withdrawn. The schools, which have been found guilty of violating various norms, including safety measures, enrollment of students as per sanctioned strength and uploading prescribed data on their websites, have been asked to send their replies within 15 days. “The schools in Delhi which have been issued show-cause notices are Spring Fields Convent school, Ring Midyways Senior Secondary Public…

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Ronnie Screwvala does a first in Asia, launches Rs 100 cr scholarship fund

Ronnie Screwvala does a first in Asia, launches Rs 100 cr scholarship fund

Online education start-up co-founder Ronnie Screwvala has initiated an online scholarship fund, Asia’s first, with a first closing of Rs 100 crore and an aim to get to Rs 400 crore over the next 3-4 years. He has invested an initial corpus of Rs 10 crore and will raise the rest from like-minded individuals and companies as well as from CSR funding. The Fund will also partner with UpGrad, an online education platform co-founded by Screwvala. “We need 125 million young Indians in post-graduation studies and not more than 30…

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Trabaajo is a prudential tool in the recruitment process Arun Kumar, Founder and CEO, Trabaajo

Trabaajo is a prudential tool in the recruitment process Arun Kumar, Founder and CEO, Trabaajo

Trabaajo, is all new mobile application for job search and recruitment facilities for all positions and domain across the world. In an interaction with Dataquest, Arun Kumar, Founder and CEO talks about the start-up, future goals and features of Trabaajo. Excerpts: Can you please provide an overview of the company? Trabaajo, a Xenture Technologies initiative, founded in 2016 by Arun Kumar and Sunaina Agarwal with one crore of investment, is a smart recruitment application for job search. It allows potential candidates to give live video interviews based on their aptitude…

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7 Marine Corps online-training classes are on the chopping block

7 Marine Corps online-training classes are on the chopping block

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Marine Corps is axing some online courses and adding more face-to-face training, according to an early copy of an internal message obtained by Stars and Stripes. The cuts, which include seven classes representing five hours of annual training, take effect May 1, the message said. Those courses are Hazing, Tobacco Cessation, Unit Marine Awareness and Prevention Integrated Training, Marine Corps Records Management, Combating Trafficking in Persons, Violence Prevention and Social Media Conduct. Online training on operational security, terrorism awareness and cybersecurity will continue, the…

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