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Riding for a cause: Pollachi engineer rides 435 Km to create autism awareness

Vignesh Sekar, an engineer from Pollachi and a volunteer of Coimbatore-based special school Third Eye Autism Centre, undertook a bicycle ride from Manglore via Hassan and cycled 435 kilometres all the way to Kanyakumari for spreading autism awareness.  His weeklong public awareness travel called ‘The Golden Triangle ’23’ covering both the West and East Coasts, passed through the south Indian …

Elsevier appoints Prof. Dr. Sandeep Sancheti as VP Research Relations & Academic Ambassador for India

Elsevier, a global leader in scientific information and data analytics, announces the appointment of Prof. Dr. Sandeep Sancheti as Vice President of Research Relations & Academic Ambassador for India. Dr. Sancheti, with a long-standing and stellar career spanning over 40 years, is recognised for his outstanding leadership roles in esteemed organisations. A distinguished institution builder, Prof. Dr. Sancheti served as …

Dr. Arvind Sahay appointed new director MDI Gurgaon

Prof. Arvind Sahay on Oct 17 assumed the charge as the Director of MDI Gurgaon succeeding Prof. Sangeeta S. Bhardwaj, who was acting as director since February this year. Prior to this new role, Prof. Sahay held the position of Professor of Marketing at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). Known very well to a generation of students and …

Coventry University Group to open the India Hub, appoints Leena Arora Kukreja as the Regional Managing Director

UK-based Coventry University has announced that The India Hub will open towards the end of this year, and will be the sixth in Coventry University Group’s network of Global Hubs, joining those in Brussels, Dubai, Africa, China and Singapore. The newly appointed regional MD, Leena Arora Kukreja  will be the most senior representative of the university group in the region …

What about a university by Kashmiri Pandits?

AT A RECENT EVENT IN DELHI, THE VICE-chancellor of central university Jammu, Prof Ashok Aima, who for a long period headed the department of business studies at Jammu University prior to his current appointment, made a proposal to Kashmir Pandits in ‘exile’ to set up a university for their boys and girls. Prof Aima had good enough reasons to say …

Campus Plus-July 2014

OP JINDAL UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON HIGHER EDUCATION Education Reforms in education must confer to Indian expectations and needs It is critical to examine the different global education models and experiences in the Indian context before implementing any of them in India. Also a student centric education would be the next step in the growth ladder of Indian education system. These …

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