The US State Department
recently announced new visa rules whereby various categories of
workers will have to travel to American consulates abroad to get their
papers renewed. Nearly 50 per cent of the visa-holders likely to be
affected will be Indians, particularly investors, traders, journalists
and corporate workers. Will this affect the outflow of Indian
professionals to the USA? Gaurav Choudhury checks
Should education be privatised?
India has the largest
number of youth in the 17-25 age group. They are our potential
intellectual capital. A limited number of government establishments
cannot cater to the growing demand of the economy and aspirations of the
Make a killing
on the greens
is not just a pastime. It is a multi-billion dollar enterprise the world
over. With the amateur system all but vanishing from the sports scene,
everything comes with a price tag, including coaches. Specialised
coaching costs a fortune, and good coaches command a hefty fee.
Netaji Subash National Institute of Sports (NSNIS), Patiala, was set up
in 1961 with the prime objective of producing top drawer coaches through
its Diploma in Sports Coaching (DSC) course. Besides, the institute
aimed to provide infrastructure to sportsmen attending national camps so
that they could be exposed to the state-of-the-art training methods.
STEPS TO SUCCESS
& positivity my main ingredients"
is the undisputed monarch of the kitchen, inspiring awe in what is
traditionally a male preserve. And her recipe for success: Positive
attitude, monumental patience and sustained hard work. Meet Nita Nagaraj,
Corporate Chef, Jaypee Hotels, who has carved out a niche in the
Number of avenues for math wizards
the MBA tag sounds inviting, you can explore options in the field of
business and management with any subject, even humanities. However if
you're a whiz in maths, why not study economics or commerce with maths,
which provides a better foundation for studies in management.
The Delhi University cut-offs for
admissions are out. Nupur Joshi finds out what the hot options for the
Class of 2004 are.
days, anything from the latest trends in fashion to accessories to music
deals to blockbusters can qualify for 'what's hot'. So, here I give you
a sneak preview of which courses are riding high on popularity charts.