Category Archives: EP Special

The gap between qualified versus employable

by Nituj Gupta The answer to the above is probably the most sought after. The situation in our country is very ironical. On one hand there are newspapers with employment news which are always filled implies there are several organizations which are paying a good

There are a few good points that have come through in this budget

Arun Jagannathan, Chief Executive Officer of Crack Verbal shares his thoughts on union budget From a higher education perspective, there are a few good points that have come through in this budget. We are looking at someone in his mid-20s who probably wants to take management courses such

An innovation enabling the wheelchair-bound to drive

Kochi: Sometimes a business innovation is more than just a story of creativity. Wheelchair-bound Biju Varghese’s Spince Engineering stall at Vyapar 2017 tells the story of a man’s grit and his resolve to face life’s challenges head on. The 44-year-old, award winning entrepreneur is showcasing

KBF’s Art by Children workshops creating an ecosystem of creativity

Kochi: Drawing inspiration from 1960s artist-driven public space rejuvenation projects in the UK, an art workshop had about 37 students plan, design and build a “semi-permanent” playground at Kuzhuppully beach in Edavanakkad over the past weekend. The space, built by recycling everyday materials, has a

Let us focus on banning slaughter houses, not Jallikattu

by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar I am with the people of Tamil Nadu. I understand their sentiments and support them fully. Jallikattu is a game for which both the bull and the people are prepared well. The animal is sacred for the people who raise

Sri Sri enthralls youth with his practical spirituality

80,000 students have experienced meditation in hostels and classrooms. 6000 students have undergone Happiness Programme Kota: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gave a message of patriotism and optimism to one lakh youth gathered to see him in Kota today. The atmosphere was electric. Amidst loud cheer and

The world is made up of both hype and substance

Time has shown that the hysteria about the World Culture Festival damaging the Yamuna floodplain was all hype and no substance. Claims of ‘total destruction’ by so-called ‘experts’ are not validated by the greenery at the festival site nearly a year later by Sri Sri

Things are changing rapidly in the education sector

by Arun Jagannathan Even a decade back, learning in India meant that you attended a regular classroom session, and post classes, if you needed more clarification, you’d either have to wait till the next class, or you’d have to run to the library for extra