Britney Spears’s manager talks about singer’s career prospects, says he doesn’t want her to work again

May 17, 2019

LOS ANGELES: The longtime manager for Britney Spears voiced concern about her mental health on Wednesday, saying he believes the pop singer should not return to performing at a planned Las Vegas residency in the near term “and possibly never again.” In January, Spears suspended plans for a new show set to run in Vegas from February to August […]

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Going From Engineering To Management—And How An MBA Helped

May 15, 2019

For many graduate management education students, switching careers is the main reason for choosing to go to business school. In the era of the gig economy, jobs are viewed less as lifelong paths but rather shorter-term experiences. For business students, the reasons for changing careers are many; 41% of students said that switching was to do with dissatisfaction with […]

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Julián Castro unveils education plan with focus on pre-K, tuition-free college

May 14, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro speaks to supporters at a fundraiser at Native Hostel in Austin.  Juan Figueroa/The Texas Tribune Democratic presidential contender Julián Castro released an education plan Monday that would create a national pre-K program and get rid of tuition for public colleges. In the second policy rollout of his campaign, the former U.S. […]

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Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute trio is India’s saving grace in 72nd Cannes Film Festival

May 13, 2019

CANNES: The 72nd Cannes Film Festival kicks off on Tuesday with India missing from the official selection for the first time this decade. The last time the world’s largest movie-producing nation drew a blank in Cannes was in 2009. The 2019 edition of the 12-day festival (May 14 to 25) will open with the screening of […]

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Applying for education loan? Here’re 5 things you should keep in mind

May 11, 2019

An education loan covers the course fee and other expenses such as accommodation, exam and other miscellaneous charges. While opting for an educational loan there are certain things that should be kept in mind. Education Loan  |  Photo Credit: BCCL New Delhi: With the increasing cost of education, people seek for education loans today. There are a […]

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This MBA Swapped Engineering In Canada For Investment Management In Asia—Find Out How

May 10, 2019

When Taylor Connaughton started his MBA journey, it was in the middle of a forest in Canada. It was a journey that would take him over 6000 miles, to a different continent, and a whole new career. When it started, he was working as an engineer on an oilrig for oilfield services company Schlumberger, and […]

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KAUST launches first virtual lab for distance learning

May 8, 2019

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) launched its first virtual lab to serve as an online platform for distance learning on semiconductor fabrication. The vFabLab, short for Virtual Fabrication Lab, is an online-based virtual environment designed to help training on semiconductor device fabrication processes and associated complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) technology. The virtual lab, […]

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Going From An MBA Into Consulting: 4 Tips For Picking The Right Business School

May 6, 2019

Zonna Norman graduated as part of Manchester Alliance Business School’s 2018 FTMBA class. Going from an MBA into consulting is a well-trodden path. Over a third of prospective MBAs enter business school knowing they want to go into consulting after it. Even more end up there, with 69% of alumni surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) in […]

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Kerala Muslim educational body bans niqab in its 150 institutes

May 5, 2019

(Image used for representative purpose only) KOZHIKODE: Kerala’s Muslim Educational Society (MES), which controls a total of 150 educational institutions, has banned “any dress that covers the face” for girls on all the campuses it runs. Though the MES circular avoids the word “niqab” (the veil that Muslim women wear for religious reasons), in effect it prohibits veils of […]

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3 MBA Students, 22, Drown While Swimming In Dam Near Pune

May 3, 2019

After a night out, some students stepped into the dam waters for a swim said police. PUNE:  Three MBA students, including a girl, drowned while taking a swim at the Mulshi Dam on Thursday morning, police said. A group of 10 MBA students from Bharatiya Vidyapeeth had gone for a picnic to Valne village near […]

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