5Cs of future skills

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Deodutta Kurane

Now that India has an effective skills’ ecosystem and Government support, it is time to equip our students with future skills so that the nation emerges as the global skills hub, says Deodutta Kurane As per the United Nations, 475 million new jobs needs to be created over the next decade...

Skill India initiatives

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

India has the world’s largest youth workforce and it is estimated that there will be 104.62 million fresh entrants in the labour market by 2022. However, the current youth unemployment rate continues to remain as high as 10 per cent with 31 million unemployed in India and more importantly, 43...

Windows 2018 NMAT

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Pioneer

The Graduate Management Admission Council, the governing body of NMAT by GMAC exam, invite applications for NMAT 2018-20. NMAT by GMAC exam has been used for admissions to some of the leading graduate business programmes in India and starting this year, aspiring candidates from India can also select and send...

Admissions Open

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Pioneer

Data Communication The University of Sheffield invites applications for the MSc (Eng) Data Communications course starting in September 2018. The course is jointly taught by the Departments of Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to ensure students have the range of skills and knowledge needed to make an impact in...

Hospitality takes on technology

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Gurbani Singh

Dilip Puri, Founder-CEO of Indian School of Hospitality, talks to Gurbani Singh about the flourishing hospitality sector that demands skilled manpower What is the current situation of hospitality schools? There are several hospitality schools opening around the country. However, their methodology of teaching hasn’t changed in the last 30 years. The industry...

Data scientists in demand

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

With data science being applied across businesses with an online presence and the trend of product recommendations, targeted advertising and forecasting demand, the requirement for Data Scientists has shot up by 417 per cent in the last one year. According to Talent Supply Index (TSI) 2018 by Belong, data scientists dropped...

Training for rural labour

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) will conduct a training programme on Livelihood Promotion for Distress Migrants and other Vulnerable Groups from July 23 to 27, 2018 at the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad. The objectives of the programme are to...

Be enterprising

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | SANDEEP DUTTA

Evidence shows that people with entrepreneurial education are more employable. Hence the mantra is to acquire skills at school level, says Sandeep Dutta Entrepreneurship education has the mandate to equip the youth with functional knowledge and skill to build character, attitude and vision. It prepares people to be responsible and enterprising...

‘E-teaching is a good option’

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | SANA BAQAI

The education sector has taken advantage of e-teaching. Though it is not a new concept, it is the way forward for tutors, says SANA BAQAI It is tough to take the job of teaching when you love the comfort of your home, do not like being told how to teach and...


Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Pallavi Prakash

There is an adage — Communication is the vehicle of expression. Our behaviour is a mirror which reflects our personality effectively. The question is — Are there any factors which rule our behaviour? Yes, there are a set of self-created rules which guide our personal and professional behaviour. These are...



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K’taka CM plants paddy saplings in solidarity with agriculturists

12 Aug 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who is facing wrath from the farmers in the State, in an appealing gesture planted paddy saplings in solidarity on Saturday. He chose Aralukuppe village in Mandya district the heart land of vokkaliga politics sowed paddy saplings in a muddied agriculture field amidst a large gathering...

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Cooperation of all necessary to achieve target: Ramsheela Sahu

15 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

State of Chhattisgarh is moving faster from malnutrition to normal. But on the path, to achieve the target cooperation of all is required, said women and child development minister Ramsheela Sahu...

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