Category Archives: Top Story

‘With GST, education sector’s future looks more promising’

Commenting on the implementation of GST,  Shobana Mahansaria, co-founder, Dolphin POD said, “The implementation of GST will surely bring a very positive change in the education sector with the lowest slab of 5% taxes being applied. “With the exemption of taxes from some of the major education

Tiny “motors” are driven by light

Researchers demonstrate nanoscale particles that ordinary light sources can set spinning by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Science fiction is full of fanciful devices that allow light to interact forcefully with matter, from light sabers to photon-drive rockets. In recent years,

How J-PAL thinks globally and acts locally 

Can an antipoverty program work in different settings? New report presents a user’s guide to a tough issue by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It is a huge question in development economics: If a program yields good results in one country, will it

Origami anything

New algorithm generates practical paper-folding patterns to produce any 3-D structure by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In a 1999 paper, Erik Demaine — now an MIT professor of electrical engineering and computer science, but then an 18-year-old PhD student at the University

Nearly 9 in 10 companies plan to hire MBA graduates in 2017

International hiring plans remain steady despite recent political uncertainty  Chennai–Corporate hiring plans for 2017 point to robust employment opportunities for graduates of MBA and business master’s programs, according to a new employer survey report from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Globally, 86 percent of