Vinay Umarji

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Over 50% MBA students bag international offers

Over 50% MBA students bag international offers

Rediff.com7 days ago

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.

How India can woo firms leaving China

How India can woo firms leaving China

Rediff.com4 Jun 2020

Nomura Group Study found that in 2019, out of the fifty-six companies which shifted their production out of China, only three of these invested in India; while 26 went to Vietnam, 11 to Taiwan, and 08 to Thailand. In April 2020, Nikkei noted that out of the 1,000 firms which were planning to leave China and invest in Asian countries, only 300 of them were seriously thinking of investing in India.

Why migrant workers in Surat are turning violent

Why migrant workers in Surat are turning violent

Rediff.com20 May 2020

'There are 8-12 members living in the same accommodation. While in pre-lockdown days, since most were out on work, social tension among them was less because of limited interaction. But now, no food and livelihood, along with having to live in cramped conditions, is taking a toll on their mental health.'

After UP and MP, Gujarat exempts firms from labour laws

After UP and MP, Gujarat exempts firms from labour laws

Rediff.com9 May 2020

Except for laws pertaining to the payment of minimum wages, following safety norms and adequate compensation for workers in case of industrial accidents, no other provisions of the labour law would apply to all new companies that wish to operate in the state for at least 1,200 days, and for those that have already been operational for that period.

Glitter is missing from Surat's diamond industry

Glitter is missing from Surat's diamond industry

Rediff.com5 May 2020

Though exports to Hong Kong, a major destination for India's polished diamonds, have resumed, the industry is currently sitting on an inventory worth around $2.3 billion.

Gujarat pharma hub hit by near-zero exports

Gujarat pharma hub hit by near-zero exports

Rediff.com15 Apr 2020

With the government asking the companies to operate with only 50 per cent staff strength, and exports dipping to almost zero, the truck and bus drivers idling at the petrol pump say they hardly have any work now. At a petrol pump on the deserted Bavla-Changodar highway near Ahmedabad in Gujarat, several trucks and buses are neatly parked in a row.

Free courses, offers... Online learning gets tempting!

Free courses, offers... Online learning gets tempting!

Rediff.com6 Apr 2020

Edtech brands are offering discounts, adding fresh content and engaging more frequently with users during the lockdown, reports Vinay Umarji.

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