The spotlight is again on the law !

The spotlight is again on the law :- Last week the Prime Minister addressed the judiciary and promised that he would look into the long standing demand for augmenting the numbers of judges. In the US, while there are 108 judges to a million people, in India the system has to do with 12. There […]

India – the shining light in a gloomy world economy

India – the shining light in a gloomy world economy Last week, the International Monetary Fund announced some grim forecasts. The world is not growing fast enough. Global economic output will only grow by 3.2 per cent this year and not by 3.4 per cent as the IMF had calculated in January. The IMF is clearly worried as […]

Social Media unveils the ‘Invisible Talent Pool’

Social Media unveils the ‘Invisible Talent Pool’ Talent management practices of organization have undergone a paradigm shift driven by predominant use of social media in the recent times. Social media platforms are not only being viewed as a platform to share content but also a way to explore opportunities. Being connected matters a lot in […]

Endosulfan- A Threatening Pesticide to Biosphere

Endosulfan Endosulfan is a pesticide which was introduced in the 1950s and soon became a leading chemical to fight a broad spectrum of insects. The out-of-patent pesticide is marketed under several names across the world. The most common of these names is Thiodane. It is used in paddy, cotton, vegetables, fruits, cashew, tea, coffee and […]

IXORA-The Flame of the woods

“A flame that can heal many health ailments” Ixora, Flame of the Woods or Santan (Ixora coccinea Linn.) is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is a common,evergreen flowering shrub native to Southern India and Sri Lanka. Although there are around 500 species in the genus Ixora, only a handful are […]

Lip service to rural India – who cares for the farmer?

Rural Distress : The Supreme Court has come down harshly on the government for not releasing money under the NREGA. Since last year there has been a delay in release of funds, as a result new works could not be taken up in various states. This means that farmers who can’t till their drought affected land, […]

Call for Papers:Management Education in India: Present Challenges and Future Prospects

School of Management, Presidency University invites papers for an International Conference on Management Education Sub Themes: Value Creation in Management Education. Curriculum Development: Responding to Industry and Student Expectations. Best Practices in providing better Learning Experiences. Ensuring TQM in Management Education. Innovation in Management Education. Faculty Development: Foster Talent to Develop Talent Developing Employable workforce: Matching […]

Specific Laws for Women Empowerment in India

Some specific laws which were enacted by the Parliament in order to fulfill Constitutional obligation of women empowerment are , The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976. The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956. The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. The Medical termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987. […]

Skills that Matter the Most for MBA Students: Communication Skills – Part II

Communication Skills is an important skill that a MBA student must possess. Unanimously all the employers will seek candidates with excellent communication skills. Strong Communication skills will make a prospective candidate to stand  apart  in a  the crowd. As per various QS International Recruiters’ surveys between 2007-12, Communication Skill is given high importance by recruiters […]

Skills that Matter the Most for MBA Students – Part I

The quest for quality MBA students is never ending. In the recent past many surveys have been undertaken and they reveal that the Employability of MBA students are at stake.  The corporate world has undergone many changes in the recent times in terms of nature of work and process improvisation and technological innovation. The workplace […]

Are the new Guidelines in the FDI for the Marketplace E-Retailers regressive ?

Very recently the Government of India decided to permit 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment in E-commerce companies that operate under the marketplace model. For many of us who were expecting innovative reforms in the realm of FDI were very disappointed. Old wine in new bottles, perhaps? E-Commerce Business is acknowledged as the most fast-growing […]

Data Mining Techniques in Biomedical Imaging

Today in almost every engineering field that we name, biomedical, energy, chemical, electrical etc, applications of data mining techniques are gaining more significance. This blog discusses about the application of these techniques for diagnosing diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is a disease that occurs in diabetic patients due to damage in blood vessels. If not diagnosed […]