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MBA sectors: Find the best fit for you

Along with the preparation for the various management entrance tests, goes the need to be equipped with information. Which is your favourite sector? Which is right for you? What opportunities does it offer? ... Read More

Global TRENDS

Global education The winds of change

Advent of Management programmes for young graduates with little or no work-experience. ... Read More

MBA BUZZ

MAH-CET 2016: The CAP round

MAH-CET is one test that people all over the country, especially those in Maharashtra, look forward to. Here we discuss the CAP round, a tricky process that students have to undergo en route to their management admission journey. ... Read More

CORPORATE INTERVIEW

B-school brings about a complete metamorphosis

...says SAGARIKA CHAKRABORTY, CEO, IIRIS Pvt Ltd, a risk and intelligence consulting firm. The very chic and vibrant "VIP Bodyguard", who is also an ISB alumnus, shares with Alolika Banerjee the nuances of being the best in a predominantly male domain. ... Read More

Alumni SPEAK

With TISS, you get to work with 5 cos!

This is an advantage all TISSians get, says alumnus SACHIN DESHPANDE, batch of 2014. In an interview with Aditya Prakash Iengar, Sachin talks about his two years at TISS, his experience during the student exchange programme, and the importance of having the right set of expectations. ... Read More

Student SILHOUETTE

Practise hard, and enjoy it!

Says 2016 CET topper JAIDEEP MEHENDALE, who is also a Junior Product Engineer in a Pune based IT company, about preparing for any competitive exam. Jaideep shares with Advanc'edge MBA how he accomplished the incredible task of scoring 99.99 percentile in this year's CET. ... Read More

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Kia Motors all set to venture into the Indian market - Kia Motors, which happens to be a subsidiary of Korean auto giant Hyundai, is all set to enter the Indian market that is often touted to become the third-biggest car market globally by 2020, as per the prediction of many agencies. ... Read More

Corporate WORLD

Europe slowdown: An analytical overview

Eurozone is facing something akin to an economy slowdown due to a variety of factors, both internal and external. In this article, we explore what these are, and the possible counter measures that exist. ... Read More

Tata Steel's UK exit: Is it a good move?

Lack of competitiveness and preparedness has led to the Tatas pretty much pulling out of UK as far as their steel production is concerned. How did the Tatas go from being the single largest steel producer to such a disappointing state of affairs? Read on to find out. ... Read More

FDI in e-commerce: What will this spell for India?

With 100% FDI in e-commerce, things should be rosy for the sector, right? Not really, as the regulations released show a far larger implication in clipping the wings of e-commerce firms and protecting the traditional retail stores. ... Read More

Study HOUR

Word Dose

At present, obviously, nevertheless, he was not likely to displace himself; his journeys were over, and he was taking the rest that precedes the great rest. ... Read More

Globescan

A quiz to boost your General Knowledge ... Read More
London Dairy aims to double its India revenues to Rs 100 crore by 2020
India's dairy market is all set to become even more competitive with premium ice-cream brand London Dairy eyeing to double its India revenues to Rs 100 crore by 2020.

The company plans to ramp up its distribution in India to 5,000 outlets.

London Dairy products are manufactured under licence from the London Dairy Company, UK and imported in India from UAE-based International Foodstuffs Company.

Meanwhile, leading milk supplier Mother Dairy is eyeing to cross Rs 10,000 crore turnover mark in the next three years on rising demand for dairy products as well as fresh and processed fruits and vegetables.
Delhi-NCR tops the list of cities generating the highest number of jobs: ASSOCHAM study
An ASSOCHAM study has shown that Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) has come up in a big way in becoming the leader when it comes to creating the highest number of jobs during the fourth quarter of the last fiscal.

The region generated over 2.6 lakh new jobs while a total of 8.5 lakh jobs were created in eight major new cities, the study showed.

Delhi-NCR is followed by Bengaluru (1.9 lakh), Mumbai (1.5 lakh), Chennai (82.2 thousand) and Hyderabad (60 thousand). About 88.9% of job openings have been recorded in these top five cities.
Battle for IPL Telecast rights from 2018 onwards to begin soon
Sony Pictures Network ends its IPL broadcast contract next year after the 2017 season and this would trigger a clash between Sony, the existing rights holder and Star India for telecast rights from 2018 onwards.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will start the process of negotiations for media rights of IPL from 2018 now, soon after the end of the current season of the Twenty20 tournament.

Meanwhile, Discovery Networks, which runs Eurosport channel in Europe, could also be interested in India's biggest sports extravaganza as it plans to launch its sports channel in this country.
JNU to introduce short-term courses in Indian culture and Yoga
In a bid to catch up with the West, when it comes to appreciating and recognising the merits of Yoga, one of India's premier educational institutions, Jawaharlal Nehru University has decided to introduce short-term courses in 'Indian Culture' and 'Yoga'.

The proposal to introduce three short-term courses in these subjects had come last year against the backdrop of right-wing organisations, including BJP's ideological mentor RSS, insisting on propagation of culture in educational campuses to promote India's rich heritage and restore its cultural identity.
World's largest rooftop solar plant inaugurated in Punjab
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on May 17th, inaugurated a solar power plant spread over 42 acres on the Dera Baba Jaimal Singh premises.

The government has claimed that this is the world's largest single rooftop facility. The plant has the capacity to produce 11.5MW electricity.

With this, the `139-crore solar energy plant has become country's largest, with solar panels spread over 82 acres on eight rooftops of sheds and a capacity to generate 19.5 MW.

The project will generate 27 million units of electricity per annum, enough to cater to the electricity needs of approximately 8,000 households.
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