Blogs

  • Finishing schools

    Posted March 16, 2012 by Suresh VR

    An acquaintance recently announced that she wanted to partner with this NRI from the USA (she is Director in the same university that he graduated from) to start a finishing school for the Biotech industry.  Currently, she is supposed to be training students through Masters and PhD programs.&nb...

  • Yes, there is solution.

    Posted March 15, 2012 by Parveen Bazard

    The Deputy Commissioner of Karnal, Haryana; Mrs. Neelam Pradeep Kansi had initiated a mass awareness program (March 8, The Tribune, Chandigarh. You may need to scroll down for the news)  last year in September against female foeticide involving all section...

  • Experiences of a NRI Part 2: Experiences of setting up a school

    Posted March 13, 2012 by Parveen Bazard

    "After two investment disappointments, the frequency of our visits to India did not decrease; however, we realized our naivety in Indian business dealings and were convinced that going back to India permanently was out of the question. Now more and more we started thinking of some kind of help to th...

  • Experiences of a NRI-Part 1: Would you do a charity in India?

    Posted March 13, 2012 by Parveen Bazard

    Today, I would like to share experiences of Mr. Ram Sarya  in form of two bolgs, a NRI who wants to do something for the country. I found his piece of writing on some other website."I was born and brought up in village Kalirawan, Hisar, Haryana. My family owned some land, but it was arid; there...

  • Scientific Opportunities and Culture

    Posted March 8, 2012 by Suresh VR

    Much discussion takes place about the need to create more scientific opportunities in India.  A neighbour’s 35+ year-old daughter has been looking for faculty jobs in the basic sciences for some time and, combined with my own experience, I would like to make the following points:   ...

  • The prank that paved the foundation of Apple

    Posted March 7, 2012 by Parveen Bazard

    Few days back, on the way to Miami, one of the top places to visit in my long wish list :) :), for a trip, I was reading biography of American business magnet, Late Steve jobs. It was a six hour journey, so, to kill some time, I read. Like many others, I am also a big fan of Steve Jobs. He...

  • The State of Science in India: A Researcher’s Outlook

    Posted February 29, 2012 by RANJEET KUMAR

    Prelude: As India celebrates the National Science Day on 28th February 2012, a wave of optimism touches the Indian researchers throughout the globe; that the nation will, one day, raise the call to rehabilitate the ignited minds who can contribute significantly in realizing the dream of sc...

  • Final year B.Tech. Projects

    Posted February 16, 2012 by Parveen Bazard

    Recently, the council of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT –M) has decided to make final year B.Tech. projects optional for the engineering students. In place of projects, now, student will have a choice of taking some optional courses after consulting with faculty member...

  • Changes in IIT-JEE and AIEEE

    Posted February 10, 2012 by Parveen Bazard

    Few days back, there was news in the media that there is going to be a single entrance examination for the admissions in all engineering institutes across the country including IITs, NITs, Central and State institutes. IIT-JEE and AIEEE will be merged together in 2013. Along with this, t...

  • Time for action

    Posted January 29, 2012 by Parveen Bazard

      Today, I read an interview of Dr. N. R. Narayana Murthy in Times of India. He pointed out one of the biggest disadvantages of corruption, malpractices, chalta hai, etc. is that enough number of people is not there who youngsters can look-up as role models. I believe that he is ...