Thursday, May 24, 2018
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02 May 2018

Going big on data

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

Ever wondered how Amazon’s recommendation system uncannily understands your requirement and shows you the relevant products you would like to buy? Or how Shaadi.com shows you matches as per your specific needs? Or how banks detect fraudulent credit card transaction? Or how Swiggy or Ola or Uber function? Or how Facebook, Google serve you appropriate advertisements? Well, all of this is done by a breed of savvy professionals called Data Scientists.

Social manoeuvring

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

There are many social problems in India today — female infanticide, violence against women, child marriage, caste, health and sanitation problems and many others that need to be tackled if we are to develop as a country.

Maths course at a good institute

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

Q.I’m very fond of mathematics and would love to study this subject at a really good institution. What are my options? —kamal jain

Naropa Fellowship

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

The Drukpa Order, which has shaped and contributed to the Himalayan and Central Asian culture and heritage for over a millenium, has launched the Naropa Fellowship programme to develop entrepreneurial skills that will foster a robust socio-economic environment in Ladakh and the greater Himalayas.

18 Apr 2018

SALARY INCREASE

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Employees can look forward to an average hike of 9-12 per cent while top talent may get as much as 15 per cent raise this year as improving hiring pace is pressing organisations to retain their key performers, says HR experts.

Move on a fast track

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Employment opportunities in engineering and management have seen a dip over the past couple of years. Because of this more and more students are preferring to go for short-term courses that score high on the employability front.

04 Apr 2018

Don’t labour over maternity leave

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

In the year 2017, the Indian Parliament recognised the need to revise maternity benefits to female employees of both public and private establishments.

Teaching (English) at Touchstone Educationals

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

Teaching (English) at Touchstone Educationals, Location: Ambala, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Stipend: Rs 8,000-12,000/ month, Link: http://bit.ly/JC-754.

Understand the English of IELTS

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

When it comes to realising the dream of studying abroad, there are several tests and barriers that you will have to cross.

Management programme for young leaders

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

FOR DETAILS:In its bid to offer holistic management education, IIM Bangalore is launching a new programme aimed at young leaders with three-to-five years of experience —the General Management Programme for Young Leaders (YLP).

The business of farming

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

The recent spate of farmer protests across states to demand loan waivers and better prices for their crops, along with an increase in farmer suicides is indicative of a larger malaise in agriculture.