Williamís visit to India has got us star gazing. All budding young
scientists with stars in their eyes now want to be astronauts and
astronomers. Itís not surprising! Who has not gazed up at the sky
and been enchanted by the twinkling stars? Who has not read about
and watched with bated breath as men and machines travel to the far
corners of the universe unraveling its many secrets?
administration course aims to meet the manpower needs of the booming travel
sector, writes Vishal
career options in the tour and travel industry have increased in
direct proportion to the growing domestic market, micro-economic
stability, liberalisation and the growing presence of multinationals
in India. Until recently, the
industry was banking on traditional themes like culture and
heritage. Now, the focus has shifted to health and medical tourism,
eco-tourism, steam engine tourism, cricket tourism, spiritual
tourism and rural tourism.
I donít know why I see every candidate as a bull or bear these days.
Time needs managing
culture, time is of prime importance. Those who are guided by the
principle of "by and by", they arrive at the house of
indicates that a man does not see his way clearly. And undue of it
means that he does not see at all. Charles Buxton says,
"Indulge in procrastination, and in time you will come to this,
that because a thing ought to be done, therefore you canít do
Max New York to
New York Life Insurance has announced it will double its employed
sales force by the end of next year to support its growth objective
in the coming years, as it seeks to become the top player among
private life insurers. "We plan to make fresh capital infusion
of Rs 750 crore by the end of 2008 for setting up another 150
offices," said Gary Bennett, Managing Director and CEO of Max
New York Life Insurance Company, the third largest private life
insurance player as of now.
Women prove to be
Women have emerged as
the better managers not only in the corporate world but also in the
remote villages of the country where the fairer sex has managed to
successfully provide micro finance to alleviate poverty.
Tribal girls turn
Until an year ago,
Shanmugapriya, a tribal girl from a village near Madurai in south
Tamil Nadu had seen planes only in films. Today, she is busy
preparing for an interview for an air hostess' job in an
Q I missed the Japan Education Fair
held in the capital earlier this month. Can you give me some details
about studying in Japan, the likely costs and career prospects?
ó Nikhil Verma