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Mastering the mock tests

The time has arrived when you will get a chance to identify your mistakes and naturally to rectify them. Here is your chance to know more about the various tests, such as the CAT, CMAT, XAT, SNAP, NMAT, GMAT, etc, through your encounter with the mock tests. ... Read More

MBA BUZZ

Build your profile for that coveted B-school admission

What is it that a B-school exactly looks for in an applicant? What should a candidate do before the admission? It's all about having a good, varied profile, one that will show you've done extraordinary things in an ordinary setting. ... Read More

Director SPEAK

Understand your expectations from yourself

This is one of the most important things every MBA aspirant has to keep in mind when going through the selection process of a business school. Find out what else is on the WeSchool Group Director Prof Dr Uday Salunkhe's mind. ... Read More

Blog WORLD

In Which Nike Just Did It!

Nike is pretty much the biggest sportswear company in the world and if not the biggest, definitely in the top three. ... Read More

Success STREET

Ten ways to get a relaxed mind during the CAT season

A healthy mind leads to better clarity of thought, which finally results in higher concentration levels and perspicacity. ... Read More

CORPORATE INTERVIEW

Start your venture only if you're passionate about it

...feels GINNI KOHLI, who has started her company WedWise, a wedding planning solutions provider in Delhi. In conversation with Alolika Banerjee, this entrepreneur, who has had a stint with Rolls Royce in the UK, attributes her success as a business woman to her B-school years. ... Read More

Count DOWN

Top 10 famous brands with wildly varying products

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Global STUDIES

GRE v/s GMAT

B-school aspirants planning to study abroad (as well as in India) now have the option of either taking the GMAT or the GRE. ... Read More

Corporate WORLD

Indian Bankruptcy Law and its implications

A major step has been taken in the formation of the Indian Bankruptcy Code. This law has been formulated in an attempt to check defaulting companies, and enable a fair process of settlement for all stakeholders, including employees. ... Read More

Landmark tie-up between Nissan, Mitsubishi

Nissan and Mitsubishi announced a strategic partnership between the two companies, even as the auto industry grapples with the emission scandal the latter is currently embroiled in. The partnership might turn out to be a smart move for both companies. ... Read More

E-commerce vs Retail: The Indian outlook

Even though online shopping is on the rise, it is still a tiny part of India's entire sales. Moreover, the FDI regulations brought in to oversee e-commerce companies are proving to be a sticking point for the players. Meanwhile, brick-and-mortal stores are settling in for the long haul. ... Read More

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News in brief

World's largest rooftop solar plant inaugurated in Punjab: Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on May 17th, inaugurated a solar power plant spread over 42 acres on the Dera Baba Jaimal Singh premises. ... Read More

Study HOUR

Word Dose

Nor could I pass unnoticed the suggestion of the bleak shores of Lapland, Siberia, Spitzbergen, Nova Zembla, Iceland, Greenland, with 'the vast sweep of the Arctic Zone, and those forlorn regions of dreary space, - that reservoir of frost and snow, where firm fields of ice, ... Read More

Globescan

A quiz to boost your General Knowledge ... Read More
Telangana has the maximum non-vegetarians in the country According to Registrar General of India survey, Telangana has the highest meat-eaters in the country with almost 99% of its residents being non-vegetarians. An almost equal percentage of men (98.8) and women (98.6) are non-vegetarians in the state.

West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Kerala follow Telangana among the states with the highest non-vegetarian population. Rajasthan, Punjab, and Haryana top the list of states with the highest vegetarian population. Overall, the percentage of non-vegetarians across the country has dropped from 75% in 2004 to 71% in 2014.
Hillary Clinton claims historic victory in Democratic presidential nomination battle
Hillary Clinton won the Democratic presidential nomination on June 8th, becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party.

Clinton had already secured the delegates needed for the nomination, according to an Associated Press tally. She added to her totals with victories in New Jersey and New Mexico.

Clinton faces a two-front challenge in the coming days. She must appeal to the enthusiastic supporters of her rival Bernie Sanders - who insists he still has a narrow path to the nomination - and sharpen her contrasts with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Standard Chartered to hire almost 1,000 people this year
Standard Chartered Bank will be hiring about 1,000 people this year as per its plan to step up recruitment in India in the next few quarters.

This new recruitment policy is part of its efforts to build up the lucrative but competitive retail lending segment.

The new staff will be mostly from rivals with experience in front-end operations.

India is the bank's biggest market in South Asia with around 7,000 employees.
Amazon pumps in Rs. 1,350 crore to boost its India unit
In a bid to accelerate the momentum gained in the past 18 months, Amazon has invested an additional Rs 1,350 crore (about $200 million) in its India unit this year.

The latest investment in Amazon Seller Services, disclosed in regulatory filings on May 31, takes the total capital infused into the main India unit since early 2015 to Rs 8,618 crore.

The Seattle-headquartered company completed three years in India, in which time it has bitten off significant market share from domestic rivals like edging past Snapdeal, which has been around longer.
Israeli start-up launches world's costliest phone
Israeli start-up Sirin Labs has finally unveiled its high-end $14,000 (over Rs 9 lakh) Android smartphone.

This mobile phone promises to offer chip-to-chip 256-bit encryption similar to what the military uses to protect communications.

Launched on May 31st, this phone has been dubbed as the 'Rolls Royce of smartphones' and gets activated via a physical security switch at its back.

Solarin packs in Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, promises 'far superior' Wi-Fi connectivity, has a 23.8MP rear camera and a 5.5 inch IPS LED 2K resolution screen.
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