IIM Calcutta records 100% summer placement

IIM Calcutta records 100% summer placement

Niti Aayog also visited IIM Calcutta and made five prestigious offers. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Kolkata: IIM Calcutta has completed the summer placement process for the 2017-2019 batch and has achieved 100% placement within a span of over two days. A total number of 180 firms across diverse sectors had come to IIM Calcutta for the summer placements, a press release said. Niti Aayog also visited the campus and made five prestigious offers, it said. IIM Calcutta, the first triple crowned management school of the country, retained its crown as five private…

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Do ‘longest flight’ records matter?

Do ‘longest flight’ records matter?

Qatar Airways has launched what it says is the longest current non-stop commercial route, after completing a journey from Doha to Auckland. Flight QR920 landed on Monday after 16 hours and 23 minutes, slightly quicker than expected. The Boeing 777-200LR jet was showered with water cannons on arrival – a tradition for airlines on new routes. Carriers like to talk up these records, but how are they measured and do they really matter? Measuring flights can be complicated Longest (time) or furthest (distance) are the two key distinctions to make,…

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