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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Diageo appoints IIM-A alumnus Ivan Menezes as its next CEO May 7, 2013

    London: British liquor giant Diageo has appointed Indian-origin Ivan Menezes as its next chief executive officer. The Britain-based, world's biggest spirits group and maker of brands like Smirnoff vodka, Johnnie Walker scotch and Guinness beer, said in a statement on Tuesday that Menezes would take over as CEO with effect...
  • Girls arrested over Facebook post invited by IIM-A December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: The Palghar girls who were at the centre of a controversy related to their Facebook post after Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's death, have been invited by the prestigious IIM-Ahmedabad to interact with students. "(The girls) have been invited to interact with the students and teachers of the Indian Institute...
  • Bangalore: Taxis at supersonic speed June 26, 2012

    Bangalore: It is common among frequent taxi users in Bangalore to exclaim, ‘finding god and a taxi is the same’. There exists a hefty populace which still depends on public transport and a little lower number depend on taxis on a regular basis. Occasional commuting is what has...
  • Modi protests I-T notice to his govt over Guj Summit March 26, 2011

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday protested with the Prime Minister over the notice from Income Tax Department to the state government over MoUs signed during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. ...
  • Modi protests I-T notice to Gujarat govt March 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday protested with the Prime Minister over the notice from Income Tax Department to the state government over MoUs signed during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The notice had sought details of all such MoUs signed during the Summit in January, where companies had...
  • More international offers for IIM-A graduates March 25, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The international placement offers coming the way of Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (IIM-A) graduates from consulting and banking firms have gone up this year, reflecting a better market sentiment overseas, the top business school said on Thursday. "Consulting firms like Oliver Wyman, Analysys Mason and Heidrick & Struggles made...
  • IIM-A's new placement system a hit on day first February 15, 2010

    Gandhinagar: The new placement system for the final year post-graduate programme students of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), introduced from the current academic year, received an enthusiastic response as it began here on Sunday. The new system sees the placement process being conducted over continuous weekends called "cohorts" with each...
  • IIM-A teaches what they don't teach you at B-school January 24, 2010

    Ahmedabad: A few people crack the tough tests for Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) but even they won’t learn the lessons of real life management. IIM Ahmedabad is correcting just that. IIM Ahmedabad has a course called ‘Learning What Is Not Taught’ and its aim is to take students beyond theory....
  • IIM-A to change campus placement process December 22, 2009

    Ahmedabad: Premier B-School, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is organising a conclave of recruiters in Mumbai on Wednesday to finalise the change in campus placement process, ahead of the final placements session this year. IIM-A has decided to change the campus placement process to suit the recruiters, IIM-A placement...
  • IIM alumnus makes film, ISB makes it case study August 6, 2009

    Hyderabad: How do you work your way up the popularity charts of a B-school as revered as the Indian School of Business? High grades? Well, a first-time Telugu film producer is all set to prove you wrong. A Telugu film, Ashta Chamma, released in September last year has been running successfully...
  • IIM-A goes filmy with Prof Aamir Khan October 24, 2008

    Ahmedabad: IIM-Ahmedabad is all set to hire big names from Bollywood for their post-graduate programme to teach management students. From December 2008, the institute will offer an elective course Contemporary Film Industry: A Business Perspective. "Nobody was studying films. It’s something that everybody likes. That's when I thought, let’s offer a...
  • Former President Kalam to teach at IIM-A September 12, 2008

    Ahmedabad: Former President A P J Abdul Kalam will teach students of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Globalising and Resurgent India through Innovative Transformation (GRIT) from September 13. Dr Kalam will start his lectures to a bench of around 70 students from Saturday, IIM-A...
  • Vegetable-selling IIM grad out to build Bihar brand June 28, 2008

    Patna: Selling vegetables on the streets is not what an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) graduate is supposed to do. But that’s what an IIM-Ahmedabad topper Kaushalendra Kumar is doing. Kaushalendra is selling vegetables in a custom-made refrigerated cart in the streets of Patna. His new vegetable selling concept is already...
  • Banks too are eyeing a piece the B-school pie April 30, 2008

    Mumbai: An MBA at IIM-A might be costlier now, but it may not keep students away after all. That's because banks are coming to the rescue. In a significant development, banks have done away with the clause seeking collateral for student loans. They are also giving more leeway and are no...
  • IIM-A in no mood to roll back fee hike decision April 26, 2008

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is in no mood for a roll-back on its fee-hike. It will stick to the Rs 5.50 lakh for the first year and Rs 6 lakh for the second year for its postgraduate programme. "On the issue of fees, the board's decision stands. I...
  • IIM-A fee hike was unnecessary: Report April 24, 2008

    Ahmedabad: Was the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) grossly over-estimating costs when it more than doubled the fees for its flagship post-graduate programme last month? An independent report, prepared and submitted to IIM-A in November 2007, said that the cost margin per student per year is Rs 2.12 lakh. But...
  • IIM-Ahmedabad hikes fee by 150 per cent March 29, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) had decided to hike the fees for the Post Graduate programme for students joining in June 2008 by two-and-a-half times. The fee for the first year has been increased from Rs 2.20 lakh to Rs 5.50 lakh while the students will have...
  • IIM-A students to help MPs spend wisely March 28, 2008

    Ahmedabad: The country's premier B-school is all set to help MPs in effectively spend their grants so that maximum number of people can reap benefits. A group of students of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has taken up a project to study the spendings and suggest changes for the Rs...
  • Studying at IIM-A pays off | Grad gets Rs 1.4-cr offer March 12, 2008

    Ahmedabad: For many, a stint at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad means a salary in lakhs and an assured job. But Satvik Upadhyay and Ankit Mathur didn't have to think twice before opting out of the campus placements. They wanted to run their own company. Now, Upadhyay and Mathur, along...
  • Dalai Lama to turn management guru at IIM-A December 20, 2007

    New Delhi: After Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, it's now the turn of Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to teach management and leadership qualities at the premier Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). The Tibetan Buddhist leader will take a couple of classes at IIM-A in January 2008. The exact date...
  • Female managers face discrimination in IT sector: Study December 14, 2007

    Bangalore: Women managers in the IT sector are still battling the glass ceiling. A NASSCOM and IIM-Ahmedabad study has shown that less than 10 per cent of the top managers in the sector are women, even though at the entry level, the ratio is 42 per cent. The study shows that...
  • After Lalu, Nitish to lecture at IIM-A November 25, 2006

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is all set to deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Sunday, two-months after his political rival and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad did so at the premier institute. Nitish Kumar is to speak on the challenges and opportunities in developing...
  • MNCs hog limelight at IIM-A campus November 19, 2006

    Ahmedabad: The summer internship recruitment process at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM-A) ended with as many as 110 students of the 2006-08 batch being recruited by international heavyweights like Lehman Brothers and Merril Lynch. Of the total 246 students in the batch, a large percentage of students will go to...
  • Defence Forces get armed at IIM-A October 12, 2006

    Ahmedabad: Air Commodore Rakesh Kacker, who has served the Indian Air Force for 34 years, has flown many combat sorties and commanded three airbases during his years of service. But now Kacker is donning a new role. He has enrolled himself as a management student at the Indian Institute of...
  • IIM-A's bugle call for armed forces October 12, 2006

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Thursday introduced a course specially designed for officers of the armed forces who are on the verge of retiring and keen to take up managerial jobs. The six-month course aims to provide rigorous training in business administration to help officers of the three...
  • IIM-A board clears 27 pc quota September 29, 2006

    Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad on Friday approved a plan envisaging additional seats and faculty in order to expand in the next three years. The decision comes two days after the Oversight Committee headed by Veerpappa Moily submitted its final report on implementing 27 per cent OBC quota in...
  • So, what Lalu taught the IIM grads September 19, 2006

    Ahmedabad: Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav's three-hour class with 90 students and faculty members of IIM-A, explaining to them of how he achieved the turnaround of Indian Railways (IR) was hailed by students as a great "learning experience". A student of IIM-A Lokesh Badhiar said Yadav's class was a...