Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Noida-based Buddy4Study started out from a small apartment in 2011. Seven years later, the edtech startup has 600k registered members, operates in 20 states, and is eyeing expansion. “Buddy4Study is a classic garage to success startup story. However, our humble beginnings started from an apartment rather than a garage. Though the platform was started in 2011, real growth and traction started from May 2015 when all the co-founders came together,” highlights Manasvi Singh, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Buddy4Study. The platform aims to connect students with India’s scholarship ecosystem using technology. The…

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Andy Robertson’s unusual career path leads to acclaim at Liverpool

Andy Robertson’s unusual career path leads to acclaim at Liverpool

Andy Robertson started his career at Queen’s Park, an amateur club based at Hampden Park in Glasgow. At the same time as he was trying to make it as a professional footballer, with all the attendant stresses and pressures, to earn a little money Robertson would often do shifts in the ticket office when a big event came around. Now he’s part of the big event. But the man who looks like he has solved a generational left-back problem at Liverpool might be one of the most interesting players in…

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Tune in to a career in music

Tune in to a career in music

Everyone loves some form of music. For most of us that means listening, lip-sync and strumming the occasional air guitar. But if you want to give music a more central place in your life, this is the right time in history to give it a shot! Music is a $15-billion global industry (Global Music Report, International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI), April 2017) including digital and download sales, paid streaming subscriptions, performance rights, music concerts, stage performances and synchronisation in advertising and television. We all contribute to this industry as…

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Rhodes scholarships opened up to students from UK and rest of world

Rhodes scholarships opened up to students from UK and rest of world

 Charles Conn, the warden of the Rhodes Trust: ‘We don’t think it’s our business to make apologies for Cecil Rhodes as a person. Our job is to support the scholarships.’ Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian The Rhodes scholarship – the oldest and most prestigious international graduate award – is to be opened to applicants from Britain and the rest of the world for the first time, the Rhodes Trust is to announce. From their foundation more than 100 years ago, funded by a massive bequest from the imperialist tycoon…

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Roger Federer overpowers Grigor ​Dimitrov to win 97th career title at Rotterdam​

Roger Federer overpowers Grigor ​Dimitrov to win 97th career title at Rotterdam​

ROTTERDAM: Roger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour today to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament, his 97th career title. Federer extended his domination over the player once dubbed “Baby Fed” for the similarities in their playing style, registering his seventh victory in as many meetings. Federer’s third title at the Rotterdam tournament comes a day before he officially returns to the top of the rankings, more than five years after he was last world No.1. Related Article ‘One of the best weeks of my…

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Virat Kohli wants to make the most of his career over the next 8 or 9 years

Virat Kohli wants to make the most of his career over the next 8 or 9 years

Virat Kohli amassed a total of 558 runs in the ODI series vs South Africa (Virat Kohli Twitter Photo) India skipper Virat Kohli was on a record-breaking spree during the sixth and final ODI against South Africa at Centurion. The Indian skipper’s unbeaten 129 helped India beat the hosts by eight wickets and clinch the series 5-1. During his dominating innings, Kohli became the fastest to cross 17,000-run mark in international cricket, surpassing Hashim Amla. The 29-year-old amassed a total of 558 runs in the series – record for most number of runs scored by a batsman…

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Delhi Job Fair 2018: Date, Venue, All You Need To Know

Delhi Job Fair 2018: Date, Venue, All You Need To Know

Delhi Job Fair 2018: The fair begins on February 15 and will continue till February 16. NEW DELHI:  The two-day Delhi Job Fair 2018 begins today at the Thyagraj Stadium in Delhi. More than 15,000 vacancies will be filled through recruitment at the job fair. The job fair is being organised by the Delhi government. The candidates need to register on the Delhi job fair portal and apply for the available vacancies before going to the venue. In last year’s job fair in the capital, 82 companies had participated, 8,200 candidates had received…

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UGC Asks Higher Education Institutes To Make Accreditation Status Public

UGC Asks Higher Education Institutes To Make Accreditation Status Public

UGC Asks Higher Education Institutes To Make Accreditation Status Public NEW DELHI:  Going a step ahead to reform higher education in the country, University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked Universities and affiliated bodies to make their accreditation status online. Irrespective of whether they have an accreditation grade or not, the Commission has asked the educational bodies to make it public on their websites and ‘in every material pertaining to the concerned institution for public information.’ This also includes those institutes who are eligible but have not applied for the accreditation. ‘One…

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Samsung India To Hire 1000 Engineers For Three R&D Facilities

Samsung India To Hire 1000 Engineers For Three R&D Facilities

Samsung India To Hire 1000 Engineers For Three R&D Facilities NEW DELHI:  South Korean tech giant Samsung today said it would be hiring 1000 engineers from top institutes for its three research and development (R&D) facilities in India. It would be hiring the talent from IITs, NITs, Delhi College of Engineering, BITS Pilani, Manipal Institute of Technology and IIITs among others. “Samsung is extremely bullish on R&D in India. We have been here for over 22 years. The three R&D centres in India work on several cutting edge technologies,” Samsung global…

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5 ways to stay motivated when you are distance learning

5 ways to stay motivated when you are distance learning

There are so many pros to studying remotely but you need a lot of motivation to make it work. Source: Shutterstock. Distance learning is on the rise. But with online learning comes a need for (plenty of) self-motivation. Learning from home comes with many great benefits. You have near-total flexibility over your working hours, you don’t have to change out of your pyjamas if you don’t want to, you can have snacks whenever you want and, more importantly, you can even pursue other ventures like work or travel. But it isn’t without it’s…

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