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How the IITs solve India's tertiary education problem    
April 12, 2010, 6:22 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

In early 1993, before I wrote the IIT-JEE exam, I knew that there were around 2000 seats (including IT BHU) up for grabs, with at least 1 lakh students writing the entrance exam. i.e. ~ 2% of the students become eligible for a seat. I didn't make it to the next round only because I had made it very clear in my answer sheet that nothing short of Comp. Sci at IIT Kanpur would be acceptable to me. I was quite aghast to note that the ratio is still almost the same, with 4.7 lakh...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Parochialism pays    
February 11, 2010, 8:48 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

The state government does nothing when political party 'leaders' make statements claiming that 'Marathi Manoos' should get priority in jobs, education, toilet queues, buses, etc. in Mumbai. Previous governments did nothing when those leaders successfully managed to get a book on Shivaji banned. I've never really been a Shahrukh Khan fan except for admiring the way he came into the film industry without any sort of film dynasty background, played anti-hero characters and then moved on...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Amazing phishing attempt for PayPal    
August 20, 2009, 11:04 am | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

A short while ago, I got an email which readPayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide you with a secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account features will be limited. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we apologize for the inconvenience.Why is my account access limited?Your...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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