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Distance Programmes at Madras University

Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai -600 005, has invited applications for admission to the UGC Recognized UG and PG Programmes for the calendar year, 2019. Under Graduate Programmes: (i) B.Com. [General] (English Medium & Tamil Medium) (ii) B.Com. [Bank Management] (EM & TM) (iii) B.Com. (Computer Applications) (EM & …

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Starting salaries of new employees in Taiwan fall in 2018: survey – Xinhua

TAIPEI, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — The starting salary for first-time employees in Taiwan dropped 808 new Taiwan dollars (26 U.S. dollar) from the previous year to 27,042 new Taiwan dollars in 2018, a survey has shown. Their desired pay also fell 1,162 new Taiwan dollars to 31,103 new Taiwan dollars during the past year, according …

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The Economist’s most popular explainers of 2018

ON MOST DAYS we publish an explainer that adds context to a story in the news, or diverts readers with something more whimsical. This year our more newsy explainers have examined birthright citizenship, Mark Zuckerberg testifying in Congress, Jacob Zuma’s resignation, the Netanyahu investigations, no-deal Brexit and why tariffs are bad. But these, as with much news, …

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Biological Science Technician (Fisheries) Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Interior

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Interior. The opening is for a Biological Science Technician …

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IT SPECIALIST *12 MONTH ROSTER* (Network Services) Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Treasury

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Treasury. The opening is for an IT SPECIALIST *12 …

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Medical Technologist Job in Memphis, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Medical Technologist in …

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Nancy Grace Roman, astronomer celebrated as ‘mother’ of Hubble, dies at 93

When Nancy Grace Roman requested permission to take a second algebra course in high school, a teacher demanded to know “what lady would take mathematics instead of Latin.” In college, a professor remarked that he often tried to dissuade women from majoring in physics. And after receiving a doctorate in astronomy, she concluded that a …

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Bitcoin Named Most Disastrous Investment of 2018

FinExpertiza, a network of Russian auditing and consulting firms, has lambasted Bitcoin as the least profitable investment instrument in 2018. Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta requested a report on the investment ranking of 14 instruments from FinExpertiza. While precious metal palladium turned out to be the most profitable investment, Bitcoin losses were noted to be 71.15% at …

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WESAYA: Questions still begging for answers as ministry revs up to replace 8-4-4

By JONATHAN WESAYAMore by this Author Even as the government now says it is all systems go for the new curriculum, a number of questions remain unanswered which, if not tackled now, will return to haunt the curriculum. First, there lacks a national rollout plan indicating clearly the cohorts of learners at the centre of …

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