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  • Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama 'Okay Kanmani' is almost complete December 9, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Mani Ratnam seemed to have shot upcoming Tamil romantic-drama 'Okay Kanmani' at such a breakneck speed that it's almost complete. It is touted to be his quickest project. The film's shooting started in October. The film's cinematographer P.C. Sreeram recently tweeted: "Travelling time to reach our next destination. Mani...
  • Former IIM-Ahmedabad lecturer accuses her ex-boyfriend of raping her September 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A former assistant lecturer of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Tuesday lodged a rape complaint against her former boyfriend, who used to be a PhD student of the same institute, the police said. The complaint was lodged at the Satellite area police station by a woman who claimed...
  • IIM Calcutta ranked best Bschool in Asia September 15, 2014

    Kolkata: The premier Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has been ranked as the best Bschool from Asia in the FT Masters in Management Global Rankings. It has been recognised at rank 13 of the 2014 Financial Times Master in Management (MiM) ranking leaping by 6 places from 2013, for...
  • Innovation is born out of cultural excellence: Abdul Kalam May 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday said that innovation comes from cultural excellence and when an individual or a nation contrives to fulfil the dream with calculated risks. "Innovation is born out of the cultural excellence. This excellence is a process when an individual or a nation contrives...
  • Constant thinking about next big idea is wrong, says Azim Premji April 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Even as B-school graduates head out with big ideas of businesses and innovations, business tycoon and philanthropist Azim Premji, while handing out graduation certificates to students at Hyderabad's ISB urged them to focus on ordinary things. Here is the full text of Azim Premji's speech Good afternoon. It's a great pleasure...
  • There's no way of saying this kindly. IIM-A students perform a terrible flash mob to celebrate on campus film '2 States' April 14, 2014

    The IIM-Ahmedabad students decided to perform a flash mob to celebrate '2 States' which is based on author Chetan Bhagat's novel of the same name. The hilarious video shows students dancing to the old viral 'Kolaveri Di', moving on to the popular 'Offo' track from the upcoming film starring Alia...
  • Gurgaon: Doubting infidelity, IIM-A alumnus stabs wife to death March 3, 2014

    Gurgaon: A senior executive with a consultancy firm was arrested on Monday for allegedly stabbing his wife to death at their home in Gurgaone, police said. Rajnish Singh (44), an alumnus of IIM-Ahmedabad, suspected his wife Shweta Bindra (36) of having an illicit affair and after an argument on Tuesday...
  • Role of serendipity and Rajan's journey to Mint Street February 12, 2014

    Mumbai: He took over as RBI Governor barely six months ago, but Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday confessed that he had expressed his desire to head the central bank one day decades ago while studying at the IIMAhmedabad. "I want to highlight the role of serendipity in terms of three incidents....
  • IIMAhmedabad among top 39 elite BSchools in the world November 27, 2013

    London: IIM Ahmedabad has found a place in top 39 elite Business Schools in the world named by MBA employers, according to QS Global Business School Report 2013, which also ranked Indian MBA graduates as the world's most academically distinguished. The report, published by webportal www.TopMBA.com highlights four distinct...
  • PepsiCo names Chadha Asia, Middle East, Africa CEO September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Global beverages and snacks major PepsiCo on Monday said it has promoted Indiaborn Sanjeev Chadha to the position of Chief Executive Officer of its Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region operations, spanning across 90 countries. A veteran having spent 23 years at PepsiCo, Chadha will directly report to...
  • IIM-Ahmedabad gets a new dean from Harvard September 4, 2013

    As a sign of change, Harvard professor Ashish Nanda will take over as director of IIM Ahmedabad. He is the first academician from an overseas institute to head any of the 13 IIMs. Nanda, an IIM-A alumnus himself, is the Robert Braucher Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School. Rakesh Basant...
  • Ashish Nanda new IIMA director August 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Professor Ashish Nanda has been appointed as the new director of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Nanda, a professor at Harvard Law School, will take charge on September 2, an official statement said on Tuesday. He will be the first director from an international institute to head the premier business school. "With...
  • Seva Cafe serves generocity on a platter April 15, 2013

    The milieu at Shantivan, a garden in Mumbai's tony Malabar Hill area, on February 17 was like a hangover from Valentine's Day. Placards displaying messages like 'Love is all we need' were tied to tree branches and hearts were chalked with bounty throughout the green sprawl. Except that it wasn't...
  • IIM Lucknow reduces fees of postgraduate programme April 12, 2013

    Lucknow: In a first, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow on Friday reduced the fees for its postgraduate programme in management for the academic term 20132015. The IIM's director Devi Singh said the fees were being slashed by 10 per cent from the current Rs 12 lakh to Rs...
  • Kalam to teach students of IIM-Shillong March 8, 2013

    Shillong: Former president APJ Abdul Kalam will teach students of the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong a course titled "Societal transformation bio-technology and its application". "I am a teacher. As a professor, wherever knowledge takes me, I go. I like meeting young people and I would like to contribute to their knowledge,"...
  • Final placements to begin at IIMA from Sunday February 9, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The final placement process at the premier Bschool Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) will begin from Sunday. A record 371 candidates (201113 batch) from its flagship Post Graduate Programme (PGP) are seeking placements in 2013. The final placement2013 process for PGP, PGPAgri Business Management (ABM) and Fellow Programme in...
  • IIMAhmedabad clerk commits suicide August 6, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A clerk at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) on Monday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his official residence on the campus, police said. The clerk, who worked under a senior professor at IIMA, was identified as Ravi Kumar, a native of Hyderabad, sources in IIMA said. According...
  • IIM Ahmedabad suspects data theft from its servers July 13, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has filed a complaint with the police "apprehending" theft of data from its computer network and servers by unauthorised persons. "We have received an application from the vigilance officer of IIMA apprehending data theft from their computer networks and servers," Deputy Commissioner of...
  • IIMAhmedabad suspects data theft from its servers July 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of ManagementAhmedabad (IIMA) has filed a complaint with the police "apprehending" theft of data from its computer network and servers by unauthorised persons. "We have received an application from the vigilance officer of IIMA apprehending data theft from their computer networks and servers," Deputy Commissioner of Police,...
  • IIMA board forms panel to select new director June 19, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad has constituted a fivemember search and selection committee headed by board chairman AM Naik to find a successor to the present director Samir Barua whose term will expire in September, sources in the institute said on Tuesday. The notification for fivemember search and selection...
  • IIMA best BSchool in India: CNBCTV18 survey January 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Candidates, who cleared the CAT this year, would want to know which is the best BSchool in India to apply to. CNBCTV18 is out with its annual BSchool rankings study. IIM Ahmedabad has again topped the list of CNBCTV18's annual Bschool rankings, but IIMBangalore is close on the heels. The...
  • IIMA tops CNBCTV18's best BSchools 2012 January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: IIMAhmedabad has again topped the list of CNBCTV18's annual Bschool rankings, but IIMBangalore is close on the heels. The 4th edition of the annual ranking study, 'India's Best BSchools 2012' covers 145 BSchools, 235 recruiters and 217 faculty members, across a dual methodology, making it one of India's leading...
  • 50 students get a chance to live their IIM dream October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Not everybody gets to walk up the famous steps of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. But the IIM dream just got true for these 50 lucky youths if only for one day. They spent one full day on the IMA campus, attending classes and getting a...
  • Expectations of IIMA student from Budget 2011 February 25, 2011

    Few days for Bugdet 2011, students of the country's top Bschools want the Finance Minister's attention. ...
  • IIMA student presents his Budget wishes February 23, 2011

    Top Bschool students want the Finance Minister's attention regarding Budget 2011. ...
  • Young Indian Leaders: IIM alumnus Irfan Alam October 25, 2010

    Irfan Alam, a 28yearold IIMAhmedabad graduate from Bihar, has kicked off a rickshaw revolution across eight states. ...
  • IIM alumnus Irfan out to help rickshaw pullers October 25, 2010

    Patna: Irfan Alam, a 28yearold IIMAhmedabad graduate from Bihar, has kicked off a rickshaw revolution across eight states. Red is the colour of Irfan Alam's rickshaw revolution as the IIMAhmedabad alumus speaks with ease to rickshaw pullers in Patna. His business concept has changed the lives of almost 5,00,000 rickshaw...
  • CAT results out, students wait for their call letters March 2, 2010

    The CAT results were announced on Sunday but the fate of thousands of students still hangs in the balance. Only two of the IIMs Ahmedabad and Shillong have sent out call letters. ...
  • ICICI emerges biggest recruiter at IIM Ahmedabad February 28, 2010

    Ahmedabad: ICICI Bank emerged as the biggest recruiter during the third cluster of cohortbased final placements at the Indian Institute of Management here by offering over 10 jobs to the students. The interviews for the third cluster continued throughout the day on Saturday. The companies from various sectors like banking services,...
  • Forbes India: Day Zero ceases to exist at IIMA February 11, 2010

    Indias premier business school IIMAhmedabad did the unthinkable: it junked its daybased placement system that has been around for decades and replaced it with a cohortbased system. In the day system, recruiters converged on campus during the designated placement week. The mostcoveted companies would come on the first day or Day...