a venture out of adventure
Training people for adventure
sports has picked up as an offbeat career. The cash registers are now
ringing for professionals in the field who were earlier eking out a
measly existence, writes Manish Kumar Singal
you are sports minded and love to hit the road, a career in adventure
tourism might just fit the bill. But adventure tourism is not
something transient like trooping to a hill station, taking a sojourn
in a hamlet and returning to the grind invigorated. Instead, it is a
lifetime of fun in the lap of nature, punctuated with thrills and
Arts is also
for the smart
Tarini came in for
career guidance having scored 92 per cent in maths and 88 per cent in
science. Her father was keen that she take up medicine. But Tarini was
not interested in medicine or engineering. She loved history.
"How can such a bright child do humanities?" argued her
father. Tarini was not quite sure what career she should look at, but
she certainly knew she didn't want to continue with science. By the
end of the counselling session, Tarini had decided on history,
economics and maths, and is now well on her way to becoming an
a subject stream for the plus two can be tricky. You may be good at
many subjects, so which ones should you choose? You may like social
studies, but score higher in science.
are no shortcuts in life"
people have the will power to endure personal discomfort to do service
to humankind. Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon and Executive
Director, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre (EHIRC), Dr
Naresh Trehan, says when he was on call for seven years in New
York, he had to sacrifice sleep. Credited with 44,000 surgeries,
Trehan was attracted to matters of the heart while studying in
the Department of Surgery, New York University, in 1969-70.
by Sandeep Joshi
My resume is a 10 GB file, so I have included Janet Jackson Top 10 for relief.
This may be
your cup of tea
as an Englishman's meal, tea is relished all over the world. Having a
cuppa is considered de rigueur any time of the day-bed tea, noon tea,
evening tea or high tea-any occasion and tea is welcome. Moreso in
India, the largest producer of the leaves. People begin their 'good
mornings' with a cup of tea. And with it comes a career in tea
A career you
can always count on
the emergence of new career opportunities in the fields of information
technology, biotech and others, chartered accountancy remains a
challenging and highly rewarding career. In fact, with the opening of
the financial sector and revision of the chartered accountancy course
run by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), new
career options have opened up for CAs in banking, IT, BPO and other
is the limit
Orville Wright — He ''strapped himself to a barrel with wings
and an engine and flew forty yards''. Or Charles Lindbergh, who
sat in a soap box and flew across the Atlantic. That was in 1927.
Decades later, man still longs for the blue expanse, for that
fleeting moment when he is alone in the stratosphere and can only
feel his heart palpitating and the adrenalin rushing through his
veins as he catches a glimpse of the receding Earth.
Earn, learn and
of those who have just completed their plus two are following that old
school motto 'learn to serve' quite literally. They are joining
fast-food outlets in the city and its satellite towns of Panchkula and
Mohali as trainees in droves during their summer vacations.
A lot of youngsters are doing home delivery for fast-food outlets during vacations.
— Photo by Manoj Mahajan
Guru Nanak Dev
BITS AND BYTES
Ctoss for an
UT Administration has taken the initiative to start the training
programmes for the IT/ITES-BPO industry. The Ctoss
(Chandigarh-Training On Soft Skills) modules to be imparted would
cover communication skills, interaction skills and other