Gandhinagar uses 26% more water per capita than Ahmedabad!

Published on April 18, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The babus’ city guzzles 26.5% more water at 83 litres per day per household compared to 105 litres for Ahmedabad, revealed a direct measurement in a study carried out by IIT-Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn) researchers along with other agencies. The study revealed that Amdavadis use more water for bathing than their … Continue reading Gandhinagar uses 26% more water per capita than Ahmedabad!

MICA defers convocation; CEPT IIT-Gn restricts entry to campus

Published on March 27, 2021 Ahmedabad: Surge in Covid-19 cases in Ahmedabad has left several premier educational institutes in the lurch. The institutes had cautiously started offline classes in limited capacity. Some had allowed students to stay on campus. Now, rising cases has forced MICA to put off its convocation. IIT Gandhinagar and CEPT have … Continue reading MICA defers convocation; CEPT IIT-Gn restricts entry to campus

Only one student from IIM-Ahmedabad PGP opts for entrepreneurship this year

Published on March 23, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The IIMAvericks fellowship, offered by the CIIE.CO at IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A), got only one candidate out of the batch of 380-odd students of the flagship PGP course in 2021 recruitment. The number was 11 six years ago in 2015. The IIM-A released a consolidated final placement report for 2021 … Continue reading Only one student from IIM-Ahmedabad PGP opts for entrepreneurship this year

‘Comedy was OTT remedy for Covid blues’

Published on March 11, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Cooped up at home, juggling between domestic chores and office assignments, what did India do with smartphones? The Indian OTT Platforms Report 2020 by MICA and Communications Craft revealed that the average respondent of the survey spent about 3 hours and 54 minutes on their smartphones, and watched videos … Continue reading ‘Comedy was OTT remedy for Covid blues’

Ahmedabad: Bacteria and fungi that snack on plastic found on Mt Pirana

Published on March 10, 2021 AHMEDABAD: A potential weapon in the war against plastic waste has been found here in Ahmedabad. A group of researchers has found tiny plastic-eating bacteria at Pirana, which can be engineered to cut the city’s garbage mountain to size. In the first such study at the solid waste management (SWM) … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Bacteria and fungi that snack on plastic found on Mt Pirana

Big consulting firms make big hires from IIM-Ahmedabad

Published on March 9, 2021 AHMEDABAD: You would think that the economic downturn due to the coronavirus crisis will affect placements. Despite being in the shadow of a pandemic that has kept the markets on tenterhooks, the IIM Ahmedabad’s flagship PGP course has recorded the highest number of placement offers from consulting firms. While the … Continue reading Big consulting firms make big hires from IIM-Ahmedabad

How big a stock portfolio to cut market risk? Over 40, says study

Published on March 5, 2021 Ahmedabad: What’s a good number of stocks in the portfolio to assure investors a better cover against the proverbial ‘market risks’? A study carried out by an IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) professor and a Singapore-based investment firm director assessed more than 50 Nifty stocks over six years and deduced a safe … Continue reading How big a stock portfolio to cut market risk? Over 40, says study

‘Fintech, medtech, edutech likely sunrise sectors for 2021’

Published on March 1, 2021 Ahmedabad: The year 2020 was a year of status quo for many entrepreneurs – both budding and established – but the early signs of 2021 are positive, said experts at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) during the Fourteenth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship that got concluded on February 27. The … Continue reading ‘Fintech, medtech, edutech likely sunrise sectors for 2021’