Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Thought for food
With processed and ready-to-eat foods capturing a bigger and bigger chunk of the market slice, the demand for food technologists is on the upswing, writes Sunit Dhawan
OOD being a basic requirement of the humankind, its importance in our lives cannot be over-emphasized. The overwhelming demand for healthy and ready-to-eat foods, coupled with the increasing paying capacities, has opened new vistas for the enterprising entrepreneurs in the filed of food technology.

Recipe for growth
OOD technology is a field that has ever-increasing prospects in view of the growing fad for ready-to-eat products, says Dr S.S.Dhawan, Professor, Centre of Food Science and Technology, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar.

Sandeep Joshi

Mom, when I said that I wanted to be a heavyweight in my profession, I did not mean this.

Offshoring to India creates more IT jobs in US: study
Meenakshi Ganjoo
nformation technology jobs will continue to grow in the US because of globalisation and offshoring, according to a new report from Silicon Valley(US). Belying the common belief that shifting IT jobs to countries like India is a threat to workers in the US, the report states that IT job opportunities will grow in America because cost savings achieved by outsourcing will help fuel new business opportunities.

Smart Skills
Right Step
Usha Albuquerque
ID you not marvel at Aishwarya Rai when she danced Kajra Re, Kajra Re in ‘Bunty aur Babli’, or admired Malaika and Shah Rukh Khan dance on top of a train in Dil Se. You may have also really enjoyed Urmila’s Kambakht Ishq dance immensely. How many of us have tried out the steps, and wished we could dance as well? How many of us enjoy dance so much we wish we could make a career of it?

Women managers’ conference
HE fifth edition of the national women managers’ convention would be held in Chennai on March 8 on the occasion of International Women’s day. "Women in India:2020" was the the convention’s theme, Anita Gupta, chairperson, Women Manager’s Forum, and Madras Management Association Executive Director, Maj S. Lakshmanan, told reporters here on Monday.

Career Hotline
Outsourcing opens new chapter in publishing
Pervin Malhotra
Q My father owns a small publishing house. I would like to know about the prospects of setting up a BPO in publishing.

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  • Set your sights on optometry

  • Clear confusion

  • Overcome exam fever

  • MBA and marketing

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