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Trump announces new Afghanistan policy: Full speech

Washington, Aug. 22 -- In what was billed as the unveiling of a new strategy, President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan but declined to say whether or when more troops might be sent. Trump said the U.S. would shift away from a "time-based" approach, instead linking its assistance to results and to cooperation from the beleaguered Afghan government, India and Pakistan.

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MBA, MCA degrees no golden tickets to success

India, Aug. 22 -- A variety of things are on sale along the highway between Delhi and Meerut-luxury cars, travel packages, "VVIP addresses"-but nothing seems to be more in demand on this 80-km stretch than professional degrees. The closer you get to Meerut, the more professional institutes you find every kilometre: Milestone Institute of Professional Studies, Banke Bihari School of Technology, Krishna Institute of Management, Meerut Institute of ... Read More


SSC CGL Tier 1: Commission issues notification, check it here

India, Aug. 22 -- The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Tuesday issued a notification regarding the conduct of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 examination, 2017 on its official website.

The commission said the CGL Tier 1 examination is being held for 30,26,599 registered candidates between August 5 and Aug 23, 2017. Till August 21, the commission conducted the exam for 37 out of 43 batches, in which 14,02,331 out of 26,63,073 registered c... Read More


Women for Women Summit

Midrand, Aug. 22 -- Women's month is almost over and there's still the major concern over the lack of women in top positions in many corporates, companies and a lack of entrepreneurial funding. What should women do when they are at the top? The answer is women should mentor and sponsor other women. Women need mentors and sponsors to move up the career ladder. That is why the fourth summit of the Association of Black Securities and Investment Prof... Read More


Will offer cheaper power to IT bellwethers who train college students: Charanjit Singh Channi

Mohali, Aug. 22 -- Punjab technical education minister Charanjit Singh Channi has said that IT companies providing industrial training to engineering students will be given cheaper electricity than the standard industry rate.

Channi, who launched the state-wide job fair, at Chandigarh University, Gharuan, on Monday, told HT, "To improve quality of industrial training in engineering streams, the state govt is all set to offer cheaper electricity ... Read More


MBA, MCA degrees no golden tickets to success as private jobs dry up

India, Aug. 22 -- A variety of things are on sale along the highway between Delhi and Meerut-luxury cars, travel packages, "VVIP addresses"-but nothing seems to be more in demand on this 80-km stretch than professional degrees. The closer you get to Meerut, the more professional institutes you find every kilometre: Milestone Institute of Professional Studies, Banke Bihari School of Technology, Krishna Institute of Management, Meerut Institute of ... Read More


What challenges lie ahead for Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis?

Mumbai, Aug. 22 -- Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has put a stop to rumours of him shifting to Delhi as a Union minister. At a meeting of the BJP's state executive body held last week, he said, "I am still the chief minister and am not going anywhere. There is no possibility of me being called to Delhi."

There have been speculations that Fadnavis could be shifted to Delhi.

Within party circles, there was talk of him being asked to join the Un... Read More


S P Jain Global Launches Six New Professional Programs in Emerging Technologies

MUMBAI, Aug. 22 -- The programs in Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Virtual Reality, Big Data, Digital Marketing, and Fintech are aimed at working professionals who wish to upskill and develop new competencies without interrupting their full-time careers

S P Jain School of Global Management (S P Jain Global) has announced the launch ofsix new Professional Technology Programs, exclusively for working professionals. The duration of each course is ... Read More


Bengaluru Buddies, Delhi Dons notch wins in Indian Cue Masters League

India, Aug. 21 -- Bengaluru Buddies came from behind to shock Chennai Strikers while Delhi Dons raced away to victory in the Indian Cue Masters League in Ahmedabad on Monday.

The Strikers were sitting pretty at 2-1 after Bengaluru-based Vidya Pillai notched two points for her team, pairing up first with Pankaj Advani to win the mixed doubles snooker match and then with Pandurangaiah from Nellore to win the mixed doubles pool match as well.

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Upskill or perish: The cold truth that Indian job-seekers face today

India, Aug. 21 -- New Delhi

"Where are the jobs we were promised?" asks Anwesh Paul as he manoeuvres his car through rush-hour traffic in Delhi, not really expecting an answer.

The 31-year-old from Muktsar in Punjab has been driving his WagonR for Ola and Uber for the past five years, but life was never this tough before.

Paul dropped out of college after his father passed away but gainful employment was hard to come by. That was when he heard... Read More