The construction boom has
left the field wide open for landscape architecture, writes Usha
the last few decades, our economy has witnessed hectic and massive
construction activities, new structures have been raised, townships
have evolved — all this is evident of growth in the sector. But in
the last few years, as more and more construction has come up, the
concrete and mortar urban skyline is lowly giving way to more green
open spaces and ecologically appealing landscapes. From, the basic
necessity of housing and shelter of yesteryear, emphasis is now
given on comfort, luxury and style. This also reveals the growing
influence of architecture and the vital role of landscaping.
architects in great demand'
Gujral is a professional landscape architect whose Delhi-based family
business, which goes by the name of Landscape Development, is into
landscape management services like horticulture, floriculture and
landscape. They’ve done landscape design, consultancy, turnkey and
maintenance jobs of leading five star hotels, corporate houses,
farmhouses etc. Some of the projects Dev is particularly proud of are
landscaping for the Oberoi Hotel, Sidhartha Hotel (JP Group), BARC guest
house, a resort in Haryana, the US Embassy, Training Center for RAW,
Gyan Bharti School, Silver Line Public School and Dabur India Ltd.
students get help to tackle tension
Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur is organising health awareness
workshops to help its students cope with tension caused by high
expectations, tough competition and the pressure to succeed.
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jobs are always risky. Even if you hated your last job, there’s a
chance that this one, somehow, could be even worse. And there’s
nothing you can do about it.
your name tag on your right shoulder. Ladies, don’t let it hang
elsewhere. Think about where people have to look to see your name.
Make sure those business cards aren’t stained a dull brown around
the edges after hanging out in your wallet so long.
overdressed in the office
Young follows the same rule in work and dating: It’s better to be
overdressed than underdressed. So,
when there’s any doubt about what he should wear to work, Young
reaches for a suit and tie.
can work well for you
friends and I lean on one another to ease our worries, whether over
dinner, e-mail or a weekend away. But no matter where we are or what
we’re doing, we worry.
hotel industry holds a very promising future in view of the boom in
the travel and tourism sector, spurred by a number of factors. With
the increase in both leisure and business travel, there is a need
for additional hotels and restaurants.
Sainik school admissions
Q I want my
son to be admitted to Military/Sainik School (especially Dholpur).
Can you please advice me on the admission procedure and fee
structure. When is the time for admission?
A In India, there are
three types of schools that prepare students for a career in the
Army. These are: the Military Schools, Sainik Schools and the
Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) at Dehra Dun.