multi-media & moolah
Music is no longer regarded as
a soft career option. It is a highly specialised field with myriad
openings in recording companies, the film industry, TV channels, song
writing and production, marketing and technology, writes Biswajiban
career in music? Most people will find the notion ludicrous despite the
success stories that keep doing the rounds. Is music not something you
pursue in school for sheer pleasure for want of a better
extra-curricular activity? Is music not a great hobby to dabble in, but
too flippant a career choice? Even those who subsist on music have been
at some point skeptical about whether they could eke out a living.
woman of many parts, Dr Deepti Omchery Bhalla is a singer, dancer and an
author. Proficient in both Carnatic and Hindustani classical music,
Natya Ratna Dr Bhalla is presently the Associate Professor in Carnatic
Music at the Faculty of Music and Fine Arts, University of Delhi.
in fitness field
Stretch your arms out wide Ö". Health and fitness exercises on TV
are now so commonplace that you donít have to ask for Jane Fonda!
Getting into shape at the gym! Doing workouts, sweating it out on the
tennis court or the golf course. This is the mantra of the modern
generation. And now seeing pictures in business magazines of Anil Ambani
jogging down Rajpath, exercising has a high profile too.
Q I am in the pre-final
year B.Tech (Bio-med). Could you please tell me the scope of biomedical
A As a bioengineer or a
biomedical engineer, as you may sometimes be called, you will apply
mathematical and scientific principles to design, develop and evaluate
biological and health systems and products such as instrumentation,
diagnostic aids, life-support systems, medical info systems, implants,
artificial organs, prosthetics and orthotic devices, health management
and healthcare delivery systems and medical information systems.