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World's best universities: No Indian university in Top 200

World's best universities: No Indian university in Top 200

The Times Higher Education World University rankings 2015-16 lists the top 800 universities in the world.  Read on to find out how Indian universities fare. The California Institute of Technology is the world's best university as per Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015. Photograph: Commons Leading education magazine Times Higher Education has announced its annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The rankings judge ..., 1 week ago

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Meet the Bigg Boss 9 contestants

Will these names be a part of the Bigg Boss 9 line-up?   The ninth season of Bigg Boss is all set to kickstart on your television screens, with a whole new set of contestants.   Salman Khan will return as host.   Here's a look at the probable names on the show.   Arshi Khan Photograph: Rediff Archives Model-actress Arshi Khan was in the news recently for her alleged affair with Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi. She had also accused godwoman Radhe Maa of running a sex ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

The little known story about Shakuntala Railway

A historic railway service flounders for an inflexible privatisation policy, notes Bibek Debroy. Narrow Gauge Train at Rajim Station. Photograph, courtesy: Pankaj Oudhia/Wikimedia Commons (Image used for representation only)     I know of only one Shakuntala, the one Kalidasa made famous. I know of nothing that suggests Shakuntala had anything to do with Vidarbha, though Kalidasa (and some of his non-Shakuntala characters) did. You may not have heard of Shakuntala Railway, but ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

The price we pay for swanky airports in India!

Private airports are much better but because of poor regulation, the tariffs have shot up, notes Anjuli Bhargava.  Image: Private airports are much better but tariffs have shot up. Photograph, courtesy: Ramesh NG/Wikimedia Commons Anyone who flew regularly in and out of Delhi's Indira Gandhi airport before the Commonwealth Games would testify to this. People had begun to dread flying simply because they had to navigate the nightmare that the old airport had become. The Airports ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Ladakh's picturesque Pangong Tso lake is under threat...

... from tourists who care less for the fragile environment and the Ladakhi culture, says Stanzin Kunzang Angmo. In 2010, Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots made it large at the box office and won millions of hearts across the globe. Featured in its last scene was the beautiful Pangong Tso (Hollow Lake) that charmed many. Located amidst the beautiful arid landscape, this picture-perfect lake in Ladakh's Changthang region, after the movie, emerged as one of the most sought after tourist ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Meet Yakka Skink and Ornamental Snake which halted the Adanis in Australia

The Adanis’ Australian dreams have been shattered.  Image: Peter Gash, owner and manager of the Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, snorkels during an inspection of the reef's condition in the 'Coral Gardens' . Photograph: David Gray Reuters     The group’s $16.5 billion project has been halted to protect two vulnerable species -- yakka skink and the ornamental snake. An Australian court has revoked the government's environmental approval for one of the world's ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Can a dead brand like Bajaj Chetak live again?

Bajaj Auto will need more ammunition than pure nostalgia if it wishes to give Chetak a second shot at life, says Alokananda Chakraborty.                     Image: A still from the film Raanjhanaa. In a recent interview to Business Standard, Rajiv Bajaj, managing director of Bajaj Auto, said the company might re-enter the scooter market and if and when it does, the iconic Chetak might be revived. While all that is in the realm of pure ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

World's 10 richest countries, India at a dismal 130!

Image: India lags behind 129 countries in the rich list.     Though India has surpassed China to become one of the fastest growing economies in the world, in terms of purchasing power parity, it lags behind 129 countries. In a survey conducted by Global Finance Magazine based on IMF’s gross domestic product (PPP) data from 2009-2013, India has scored a dismal 130 out of 184 countries. With a GDP (PPP) of $4,060, India has a long way to go to become one of the richest ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago India gets better for doing biz globally but still far behind China  Rediff.com1 week ago

How to prepare for CAT 2015

Strategic time management is the best way to optimise your percentile in the Common Admission Test this year, says Prof Dr Savitha G R, HR, WeSchool, Bangalore. The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 is a mandatory entrance examination for flagship post graduate programmes 2016-18 in 19 present Indian Institutes of Management and other top business schools of India, with the IIM Jammu and Kashmir tentatively slated to be added to the list in 2016. Taking a break from the earlier years, the CAT ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Telangana: A hotspot for e-commerce, retail and aviation companies

Riding on e-commerce wave is the youngest state, which faces competition from neighbours. Image: Telangana has become the favourite of major e-commerce, retail and aviation companies. Photograph: Reuters   Telangana, India’s youngest state, is slowly becoming the go-to state in the south for big businesses. In attracting investments from industry majors, the state is giving tough competition to its neighbours, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In the past year, Telangana has become ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
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