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All that an MBA degree brings is snob value, not success. Just look at Mukesh Ambani

Fancy B-school degrees are becoming irrelevant in today’s fast-changing world. India’s MBA-IIM obsession is an artificial demand.
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Parents allege cheating as IIM-Rohtak holds at-home admissions exam for Class 12 passouts 

The Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT), which oversees admissions to IIM-Rohtak’s MBA course for Class 12 passouts, was held Monday. 
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IIMs in Bangalore, Lucknow, Rohtak raise fee for MBA course, top three charge at par now

IIM Bangalore joins the league of IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta which charge nearly Rs 23 lakh for an MBA. IIM-B said the fee hike is due to annual increase in salaries, operating costs.
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More than half of migrant workers ready to come back to work, finds IIM survey

In a survey among 12,108 low-income households across India between 25 March and 11 May, IIM-Rohtak found one out of every five workers received excess food.
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Foreign dream will have to wait as Covid-19 layoffs in US cast shadow on IIT, IIM placements

Covid-19 and the ensuing lockdown has spawned a crisis of layoffs that has already affected millions in US, which has the highest number of coronavirus cases.
As many as 300 foreigners from 16 countries had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi in March (representational image) | Photo : Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

IIM study predicts 1.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by May first week as ‘result of Tablighi event’

IIM-Rohtak research team uses mathematical models to conclude coronavirus cases have increased by nearly 3 times in India after Tablighi Jamaat event in March.
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IIT Delhi, DU, JNU, Jamia suspend classes, IIMs put off convocation as COVID-19 cases rise

With 74 COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country, five higher education institutions — JNU, DU, IIT, JMI and IP University — suspended classes till 31 March.
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Parliamentary panel pulls up Modi govt, asks why DU, JNU get less money than IITs, IIMs

The panel’s assessment is backed by HRD ministry data, which states over 50% of govt funds for higher education went to 3% of students between 2016 & 2018.
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IIM-Rohtak director’s appointment under scanner for ‘gaps in educational, career record’

Dheeraj Sharma’s appointment as IIM-Rohtak director has been challenged in Punjab & Haryana High Court. 
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Now, all IITs, IIMs will launch endowment funds to tap successful alumni for donations

An established concept in premier western universities, endowment funds only made a debut in India last year with IIT-Delhi.

On Camera

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Are Indian men posting more food pictures online? A new trend is emerging during pandemic

Yes, urban Indians are cooking much more during the coronavirus pandemic. But only that doesn’t explain why we are posting more pictures too.
File photo | RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani | Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

Reliance Retail gets $1 billion from Silver Lake for 1.75% stake

Reliance announced on 9 Sept that the California-based private equity firm with stakes in technology-related companies will pay the amount as part of the deal.

Defence

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India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
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If Modi is a true reformer, he’ll bury Vodafone ghost and campaign on reforms in Bihar

No politician sees economic reform as a vote-catcher; it’s the old, povertarian economy that gets votes. Can Modi bring farm and labour reforms centre-stage?