Fall in campus hiring

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013 | Pioneer

With the onset of the hiring season in campuses in India, First Naukri’s survey with more than 115 recruiters’ reveals that there will be an overall decline in campus hiring in 2014. Out of the total recruiters surveyed, 73 per cent said that the number of students to be hired from...

NCC National Games

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013 | Pioneer

Minster of State for Defence, Jitendra Singh, reviewed an impressive parade presented by the Young Custodians of the Nation at the Garrison Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt marking an end to the nine days long NCC National Games 2013. The ceremony was a grand spectacle of pageantry marked with precision of pulsating...

Shaping the legal industry

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013 | Prof S Shanthakumar

The demand for lawyers is on the rise as law impacts our daily lives. Due to globalisation, there are job opportunities not only in almost all sectors within the country but internationally as well. Hence, a career as a legal representative is a lucrative option, says Prof S Shanthakumar Law impacts...

‘Huge scope for distance education’

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013 | Vani Bajaj

Distance learning has always been popular with those who constantly want to enhance their knowledge while still in a job, says Vani Bajaj As the world becomes smaller and boundaries vanish with constant innovations in technology, the benefits penetrate in every industry. Education in the distance mode has always been popular...

In brief

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013 | Pioneer

Training in Water management A water training and capacity building initiative is being implemented by Delhi Technological University (DTU) and My Anchor Foundation in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The project entails capacity building of 120 Master Trainers drawn from faculty and graduate students from DTU, JNU, IP University, IIT...

Ideas over hierarchy

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

In order to keep pace with the changing work culture, companies are striving to provide a healthy work-life balance to its employees and incorporate the culture of freedom at workplace to the optimum level, says Ritu Mehrotra There have been many instances in our lives when we used to get conscious...

‘Transforming India digitally’

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

Vidushi Daga, CEO of Clone Futura speaks with SANGEETA YADAV about the training organisation that aims at teaching IT and computing modules to children, housewives and senior citizens What is Clone Futura all about? It is an onsite and home- based training that we impart to people on a...

Lesson for life-skill learning

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

The life-skill learning not just develops children with multi-faceted personality, but also makes them all-rounders who excel in various fields, says Avinash Agarwal In this day and age of ever evolving needs, the fastest growing and ever-changing needs are that of our children itself. While in the yesteryears, it was all...

Media symposium at CURAJ

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

A one day symposium on ‘Media in Higher Education and Industry Demands’ was recently organised by the department of Culture and Media Studies of Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ). Various queries related to the media industry including job opportunities were addressed and discussed by the eminent personalities from media academic...

Workshop on Uttrakhand disaster

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

The University School of Environment Management (USEM), Indraprastha University and IEEE —Human Technology Challenge— jointly organised a day long workshop on recent Uttrakhand Disaster. It was called Way Forward at their Dwarka campus. At the event, TKA Nair, advisor to the Prime Minister of India and the chief guest at the...


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Uniquely Christmas

17 Dec 2017 | SUNDAY PIONEER

Traditional Christmas is best ushered under the snow with families snuggling up on the dinner table. But there are some different mores across the world too...

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‘Universities need to take fresh look at curricula’

17 Dec 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

The universities need to take a fresh look at their curricula as well as pedagogy while promoting research works, suggested the Governor Krishan Kant Paul while addressing scholars and faculty members during the convocation ceremony of the DIT University here on Saturday. Terming the universities as ‘gloried colleges’ in absence of any research activity, he said that excellence and quality are a must for education...

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