Raise a toast to a wine-tasting career in India

Raise a toast to a wine-tasting career in India

“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” — Paulo Coelho, ‘Brida’ Have you watched the documentary Somm and wondered what it was all about? The protagonists are sommeliers or wine tasters. A glass of wine is a divine pleasure in itself and tasting varieties of it in order to earn a living is like a dream for many. The pristine liquid flowing in parties can be a great…

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Distance Education: Where To Pursue Courses In Distance Mode In India

Distance Education: Where To Pursue Courses In Distance Mode In India

Distance Education: Where To Pursue Courses In Distance Mode In India NEW DELHI:  There are two major modes of learning in India. One is classroom learning, where students attend regular classes at colleges and university departments. The other is distance learning, where students learn through correspondence. There are many distance universities in India which offer correspondence courses, while there are also regular universities offering distance programs in various disciplines. Distance programs are beneficial for candidates who for some reason cannot attend regular classes and wish to continue higher education. Distance…

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Distance Education Where To Pursue Courses In Distance Mode In India

Distance Education Where To Pursue Courses In Distance Mode In India

NEW DELHI:  There are two major modes of learning in India. One is classroom learning, where students attend regular classes at colleges and university departments. The other is distance learning, where students learn through correspondence. There are many distance universities in India which offer correspondence courses, while there are also regular universities offering distance programs in various disciplines. Distance programs are beneficial for candidates who for some reason cannot attend regular classes and wish to continue higher education. Distance education is also often a preferred choice for candidates who are…

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Recruitment team in India not using mobile recruiting tools: Survey

Recruitment team in India not using mobile recruiting tools: Survey

Only 10 per cent of respondents in India are using employer branding services from RPO partners. This is low when compared to global at 13 per cent and APAC at 16 per cent, the survey said. NEW DELHI: Although strong in applicant tracking system and video interviewing, many companies in India are not using mobile recruiting tools that help make the talent acquisition process more efficient, says a survey. According to the Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey, in India professionals are not taking advantage of tools, technology and business strategy as…

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IIT Kharagpur to make Kolkata township ‘happiest’ spot in India

IIT Kharagpur to make Kolkata township ‘happiest’ spot in India

  IIT Kharagpur has been asked by The New Town Kolkata Development Authority and West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation to find out about the quality of life at New Town-Rajarhat and how it could be enhanced In a bid to develop New Town, a satellite township on the north-eastern fringes of the city, as India’s happiest space, IIT-Kharagpur will study the happiness index of the locality as part of a two-year project, a statement said on Thursday. The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and West Bengal Housing Infrastructure…

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Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

       According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small universities, i.e, institutes with less than 5,000 students,            the famed Bengaluru institute figures in the top-10 (ranked 8th). (IE) Although India has not much to show in global university rankings—none of its varsities figure in top-200 and only five figure in top-500 in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of universities—the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has given the country some reason to rejoice. According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small…

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Reports on how much black money is in India can’t be disclosed: Institutes

Reports on how much black money is in India can’t be disclosed: Institutes

The reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians in the country and abroad cannot be made public, country’s two premier institutes that conducted studies on the ill-gotten wealth on the finance ministry’s directive said.   The UPA government had in 2011 asked three institutes — National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad — to conduct studies on black money. The study reports of NIPFP, NCAER and NIFM were received by the…

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Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow In line with his vision of making India the Skill Capital of the World by empowering its youth to be more employable and self-sustainable, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the first ever Indian Institute of Skills” in the country at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The Institute has been conceptualized by Shri Narendra Modi during his visit to Singapores Institute of Technical Education. Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in partnership…

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Geddes Scholarship, Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship, Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Geddes Scholarship, Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship, Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

The Sanskriti Foundation invites applications for the study of the methodology and principles of Geddes town planning. The duration of the scholarship is six months. Eligibility: Students or young practicing professionals (individual or group) of planning and architecture between 20 and 30 years of age. Application: Via post to Sanskriti Foundation’s head office in Delhi. Prizes and rewards: Rs. 45,000 Deadline: December 31 http://www.b4s.in/plus/GS605 Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship This scholarship is available for 100 meritorious and talented students to help them carry on their higher education. Eligibility: Students in the…

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India vs England: Virat Kohli climbs to career-best second spot in ICC Test rankings

India vs England: Virat Kohli climbs to career-best second spot in ICC Test rankings

New Delhi: Indian batsman Virat Kohli climbed to a career-best second place in the Test rankings on Tuesday after his third double century of the year helped the hosts seal their series victory over England. File photo of Virat Kohli. Reuters Kohli, who is in the form of his life after striking his third double ton of the year, jumped a place in the Test table and is in line to top the rankings in all three forms of the game. Kohli, who is currently ranked second in ODIs and…

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