Vinay Umarji

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COVID-19 stings: Guj model under scanner

COVID-19 stings: Guj model under scanner

Rediff.com29 Apr 2021

Amid the growing queues of ambulances waiting for patients to be admitted with ventilators and oxygen, only time will tell if the state government has lost the plot or not.

How IIM-B is solving its quota problem

How IIM-B is solving its quota problem

Rediff.com13 Apr 2021

'Going forward, whatever faculty positions we fill we expect to do so consistently with the quota requirements.'

At 28L, average CTC at ISB up by 8%

At 28L, average CTC at ISB up by 8%

Rediff.com24 Mar 2021

Of the 1,145 offers made this year, consulting firms made up 34 per cent, followed by banking, financial services and insurance, pharma/healthcare, IT/ITeS and FMCG/retail.

IIM-A placements: HUL, Samsung make top offers

IIM-A placements: HUL, Samsung make top offers

Rediff.com9 Mar 2021

Unlike many other B-schools, IIM Ahmedabad follows a cluster system of final placements process where sectors are invited in cohorts at regular intervals.

IIM-C records 100% placement, avg salary up by 4%

IIM-C records 100% placement, avg salary up by 4%

Rediff.com8 Mar 2021

172 firms participated in the final placement process.

Surat's textile hub weaves a revival story amid Covid-19

Surat's textile hub weaves a revival story amid Covid-19

Rediff.com25 Feb 2021

When the lockdown was lifted last year, Rasikbhai Kotadiya, who runs a powerloom unit in the Kim-Pipodara industrial area on the outskirts of Surat, was left with only four workers out of the 48 that he used to employ to run his 128 looms. Though the economy had been unlocked, his textile unit, and that of thousands of others, struggled to resume operations. By the last week of May, nearly 700,000 of Surat's 1.2-1.5 million migrant workers, left high and dry with no pay during the lockdown, had returned home. In Laskana, another textile weaving hub in Surat, the powerlooms were all but silent, with only 2,000 of the total 55,000 looms churning out grey cloth at a snail's pace.

Over 50% MBA students bag international offers

Over 50% MBA students bag international offers

Rediff.com22 Feb 2021

The highest compensation package for the Global MBA class at the S P Jain School of Management stood at Rs 43.9 lakh while that for the MGB programme was Rs 35 lakh.

Bharat Biotech has two more Covid vaccines in pipeline

Bharat Biotech has two more Covid vaccines in pipeline

Rediff.com16 Jan 2021

First a scientist and then a businessman, founder chairman Krishna Ella quit his faculty position at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, United States, in 1996 to return to India.

Job Offers: 2nd Gen IITs score big

Job Offers: 2nd Gen IITs score big

Rediff.com14 Dec 2020

Some of the second-generation IITs have seen more job offers from the start of the first phase of final placements to date than compared to the previous year.

Guess which IIT bagged the highest package?

Guess which IIT bagged the highest package?

Rediff.com9 Dec 2020

IIT Roorkee has so far seen the highest domestic salary rise Rs 80 lakh, up by a third from Rs 60 lakh last year.

At 1.39 crore, is this IITs' highest job offer this year?

At 1.39 crore, is this IITs' highest job offer this year?

Rediff.com3 Dec 2020

The likes of Microsoft and Cohesity have offered crore plus salaries to some students.

IIT placements: Will Microsoft offer Rs 1.2 crore salary this year too?

IIT placements: Will Microsoft offer Rs 1.2 crore salary this year too?

Rediff.com2 Dec 2020

IITs anticipate COVID-19 restrictions to impact international offers being extended by global recruiters.

Nearly 90% companies planning salary hikes in 2021

Nearly 90% companies planning salary hikes in 2021

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

Among the sectors, the survey has projected IT, pharma and life sciences, and ITeS among those looking to effect the highest increase in salaries.

Wow! IITians bag international internships

Wow! IITians bag international internships

Rediff.com6 Oct 2020

IIT-Delhi saw international training offers from Hong Kong, South Korea and the US.

'Amul is India's biggest FMCG company'

'Amul is India's biggest FMCG company'

Rediff.com17 Sep 2020

'We plan to touch Rs 1 trillion of Amul brand's turnover in the next five years.'

IIMs campus placements: What will be different

IIMs campus placements: What will be different

Rediff.com19 Aug 2020

The summer placement process is undergoing a digital transformation this year.

Unlock 3.0: Surat diamond industry limps back to work

Unlock 3.0: Surat diamond industry limps back to work

Rediff.com1 Aug 2020

Soon after Unlock 1, the industry - which is estimated to polish nine of 10 rough diamonds in the world - resumed operations, but a surge in cases at diamond polishing cluster, especially in Katargam and Varachha, forced units to go into a voluntary lockdown, which continued until recently.

Wow! IIT Delhi bags 1,100 job offers

Wow! IIT Delhi bags 1,100 job offers

Rediff.com2 Jul 2020

Approximately 85.6% undergraduate and postgraduate students who availed placement services of the institute got placed.

Why US' revocation may not have much effect on HCQs exports

Why US' revocation may not have much effect on HCQs exports

Rediff.com17 Jun 2020

This is because while the emergency authorisation for treating Covid was a recent move, the drug has been used since years for rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune lupus.

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