IIMs

  • Bill to accord institute of national importance to IIMs soon: Government August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A Bill to accord the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as institute of national importance could be introduced soon, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. "Consultations on the subject has been done with the IIMs and based upon inputs received from various stakeholders, a first draft of...
  • Andhra Pradesh identifying sites for proposed educational institutes July 29, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): Andhra Pradesh Minister P Narayana on Tuesday said the Centre has sanctioned 11 prestigious national level institutions for Andhra Pradesh in wake of the State's bifurcation. Post division of Andhra Pradesh, most of the prestigious educational and research institutes have gone to Telangana, which came into existence on June...
  • IIT, IIM, NIT, Central University to be set up in Andhra Pradesh: Smriti Irani July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Premier institutes such as IIT, an IIM, a NIT, a central university and a petroleum university would be set up in Andhra Pradesh as envisaged in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said. Steps would also be taken to set up an Indian...
  • Budget 2014: Arun Jaitley proposes 5 new IITs, 5 new IIMs, 4 new AIIMS July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major boost to the education sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday proposed setting up of five new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). He also proposed setting up of 12 new medical colleges. Jaitley has proposed the setting up of...
  • If I were FM, I would allocate more funds for the education sector July 1, 2014

    If I were the Finance Minister, I would like to allocate more funds for the education sector and open up more government institutions like IIT and IIM and secondly I would like to create more opportunities in the employment sector for the youth. ...
  • 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...
  • Property prices likely to increase post elections: Survey May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Property prices are likely to increase only after six months when the country will get a new government, a recent survey said on Monday. The Housing Sentiment Index (HSI) assessed by IIM Bangalore and Magicbricks.com forecasts that home buyers across eight of 10 cities surveyed expect real estate prices...
  • '2 States' continues to draw audience; rakes in over Rs 70 crore April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer '2 States' is in its second week and it has raked in about Rs.70 crore at the domestic box office. Close on its heels is 'Revolver Rani', which came out this weekend. 'Samrat & Co.' and Subhash Ghai's 'Kaanchi' haven't struck the right chord...
  • 'Manjunath': A film on an IIM graduate who died fighting the oil mafia April 26, 2014

    Viacom 18's soon to be releases film 'Manjunath' is based on the real life story of the young IIM graduate who lost his life fighting the oil mafia in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • 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...
  • Alia Bhatt-Arjun Kapoor's '2 States' collects Rs 38.06 crore in opening weekend April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Varman's debut directorial '2 States' managed to collect Rs.38.06 crore in its opening weekend. The audience is loving it for its slice-of-life portrayal of two lovers from different states of the country. While it made Rs.12.42 crore on its opening day April 18, '2 States' managed a business of...
  • Team IIM Shillong wins L'oreal brandstorm 2014 national finals April 16, 2014

    New Delhi, April 16, 2014: L'Oréal India today announced the winners of their flagship international marketing game - L'Oreal Brandstorm 2014. The winning team from IIM Shillong - Team 'Brandwagon', comprising of team members Balakrishnan M, Ninad Shukla and Ramanathan K beat a total of 12 teams to win. ...
  • Meet Vidya, Neha, Ananya, Priyanka: A complete guide to the absolutely terrific women in all of Chetan Bhagat's books April 15, 2014

    Delhi: Pretty, long hair, jhumkas, or sexy toes. The women character in author Chetan Bhagat's novels have always been feisty, interesting and independent. Most of his damsels have been vocal about their sexuality and have had a modern outlook towards life. Be it the the fashion designing student, the call centre...
  • There's no way of saying this kindly. IIM-A students perform a terrible flash mob to celebrate on campus film '2 States' April 16, 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...
  • Arjun Kapoor stole my heart and made me weep during '2 States': Mahesh Bhatt April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who watched his daughter Alia Bhatt's third film '2 States', is happy to see her playing a different role. But it's her co-star Arjun Kapoor who stole the filmmaker's heart. "Alia is fantastic in a startlingly different role. But it is Arjun who stole my heart and...
  • TMC to woo voters with 'Didi Direct', blogs by IIM grads April 6, 2014

    With all major political parties using the social media to woo voters, the Trinamool Congress is bolstering its Internet presence by introducing 'Didi Direct' section on its website and getting IIM graduates to write blogs for the party to make the most of it. "Didi Direct, a new section on the...
  • IIM-Indore sets up panel to probe dais collapse incident during convocation ceremony April 1, 2014

    Indian Institute of Management-Indore has constituted a two-member committee to probe the dais collapse incident during its convocation ceremony. The committee members are former Director General of Police (DGP) SK Das and Chhattisgarh's retired Engineering-in-Chief G M Kripalani, IIM-I spokesperson said. The panel will probe the cause of the mishap and also...
  • Highest annual salary package offer goes down by 2 lakh this year at IIM-Indore March 30, 2014

    A salary offer of Rs 32 lakh by a domestic company is the highest in the current year's placement programme at Indian Institute of Management, Indore. This year's highest offer is Rs 2 lakh less than best one last year. Without disclosing the details of the employer, an IIM spokesman said the...
  • 'Mast magan': Krish and Ananya's love story continues in the latest song from '2 States' March 26, 2014

    "Experience the feeling of love again," says the tagline for the song 'Mast magan' released by Dharma Productions earlier today, from the upcoming film '2 States'. The song, sung by Arijit Singh and Chinmayi Sripada, is composed by musician trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The song features Krish (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya (Alia Bhatt)...
  • 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...
  • 388 IIM Bangalore students get placed with high salaries within 4 days February 18, 2014

    Bangalore: Amidst all the economic gloom, there is some news one can be merry about as recruitments seem to be picking up. The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore is leading the way with all its students getting placed with record highs in salaries this placement season. On the brink of the...
  • 31 IIM-Kolkata students seek internship with Trinamool ahead LS polls February 17, 2014

    31 students of the elite Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Kolkata are vying for an internship with the ruling Trinamool Congress to be a part of the party's Lok Sabha war-room. "Out of the 31 students, only two would be selected for the two-month-long internship that will begin from March...
  • 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 IIM-Ahmedabad. "I want to highlight the role of serendipity - in terms of three incidents....
  • Professor AR Vasavi wins Infosys Prize for Social Science February 5, 2014

    A former IIM professor and a sociologist working on the issues of rural employment Professor AR Vasavi has worked in a remote village in backward Karnataka. She has also worked in the areas of debt-ridden farmers' suicides and empowerment of rural youth, finding alternatives and solutions to contemporary rural problems. ...
  • Shining B-Schools of India: IIM, Kozhikode February 3, 2014

    In the 3rd edition of 'Shining B-Schools of India', we take a look at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. ...
  • Shining B-Schools of India: IIM, Kashipur and KJ Somaiya Institute of Management, Studies and Research January 22, 2014

    In the 3rd edition of 'Shining B-Schools of India', we take a look at Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur and KJ Somaiya Institute of Management, Studies and Research. ...
  • CAT 2013 results declared January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The results to Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013 have been declared. Candidates can check their result by logging on to the official website of CAT, http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in. The result is also being distributed by the National Informatics Centre. More than one lakh aspirants appeared for the entrance test held...
  • CAT 2013 results to be declared today January 14, 2014

    The Common Admission Test results for admission to the Indian Institute of Management and other business schools is likely to be declared on Tuesday. To check the results, one can log on to the official website of CAT, http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in/ from 9AM onwards. The results will also be distributed by the National...
  • WB: TMC to recruit two IIM Calcutta interns for LS poll strategies January 6, 2014

    Keeping the approaching Lok Sabha elections in mind, the Trinamool Congress has decided to recruit two interns from the Indian Institute of Management in Kolkata to help the party devise and execute effective communication strategies. Nine final-year management students at the premier B-school have already applied for the internship which will...
  • AAP can teach a lesson or two in management: IIM-Indore chief January 3, 2014

    The newly-appointed Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Indore Director is impressed with the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) political achievements within a very short span of time. AAP's stunning debut in Delhi Assembly election, with in a year of its formation, holds many interesting management lessons, said Rishikesh T Krishnan on Thursday, a...