Biotech the new
Infotech is passe,
biotechnology is the rage. It is in the forefront of research in
developed countries and the trend is catching on in India. In a decade
from now, the mantra would be bioinformatics, a fusion of infotech and
biotechnology, writes Manish Kumar Singal
bright morning, a group of go-getters in Guru Gobind Singh
Indraprastha University came running out of their class, jabbering
excitedly. The reason was not far to seek: A month from now, all of
them would be heading for foreign shores on scholarship.
HOW I MADE IT
‘It is a
matter of calculated moves’
Sunil Gupta success "is not just a matter of chance, instead it
is a game of calculated moves." Nor does he undermine the role of
hard work. "To me success never came overnight, rather it had to
be achieved through sustained effort." Gupta, who joined Coke as
a Director in November, 2001, earlier dabbled in the media, both print
security: Future calling
to become a millionaire in 15 minutes flat? The pop-up hits your
screen the moment you connect your computer to the Internet. The lure
of mammon entices you; you click on the link and furnish the required
information -- your email ID, possibly a password and several other
details -- without realising that your office is now a sitting duck
for the ubiquitous hacker.
I only asked him what else he could do for the company.
The lure of Down Under: Australia, NZ the hotspots
is time again for the annual migration, when young people pack their
bags and their qualifications and head for more lucrative climes. In
today's fiercely competitive environment, it is not so much the lure
of foreign degrees, as it is the limited access to higher education
that is the driving force behind this yearly phenomenon.
Making moolah out of marriages
Komal Vijay Singh
Inspired by Bollywood flicks and star-studded Page Three events,
the Great Indian Wedding has become a designer affair. But often,
behind the glitz and glamour is the sweat and toil of the wedding
planner. The recent film Hum Tum may have glamourised the role
of a wedding planner and serials like Hum Sab Baraati may give
it a comic twist, but planning a wedding is serious business.
Specific exobiology courses lacking