IIT M.Tech fee hike row: Thousands are expected to participate in a protest called by the All India Engineering Student Council against the recent fee hike of Masters of Technology (M.Tech) programmes by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD). The ministry in a recent decision with the consultation of the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) hiked the course fees of the programmes by 900 per cent and also slashed the stipend received by the students who will enrol in postgraduate (pg) programme. IN VIDEO | Why engineering students are protesting against M.Tech fee hike “MHRD has decided to impose a 900% hike on M Tech programs across all IITs. Engineering students all around India are coming to Delhi to protest against governments decision. We have decided to protest at JANTAR MANTAR on 4th October from 11 am. #mtechfeeshike #engineersatjantar,” tweeted All India Engineering Student Council. MHRD has decided to impose a 900% hike on M Tech programs … [Read more...] about Engineering students protest against M Tech fee hike
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Photo: PRWeb Photo: PRWeb Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: PRWeb The Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson to Host Biannual Showcase at Google 1 / 1 Back to Gallery 10+ Innovative Startups will Pitch Investors to Raise Capital LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 06, 2019 The Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson, the university’s newest and most prolific business startup program, will take center stage at the Google Venice campus on November 6, 2019 from 5:00-7:30pm. The top companies will present to an audience of angel investors, Anderson donors and early-stage venture capitalists in an effort to raise capital for their up-and-coming companies. The accelerator program sees an 85% success rate due to its unique and curated program for each … [Read more...] about The Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson to Host Biannual Showcase at Google
Kate Braverman, a poet, novelist and short-story writer whose work was fueled by a sprawling Los Angeles, has died. She was 70.Braverman died Sunday in her home in Santa Fe, N.M., novelist Janet Fitch said about her mentor.“She was vivid and intense. She was uncompromising,” said Fitch, who called Braverman “a high priestess of literature.”Braverman wrote about extreme female protagonists and her oscillating love and loathing for the city that raised her: Los Angeles inspired much of her writing. She published several books of poetry and countless short stories, including “Mrs. Jordan’s Summer Vacation,” which won the Editor’s Choice Raymond Carver Short-Story Award, and “Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta,” which earned her an O. Henry Award in 1992. Advertisement Her book “Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles: An Accidental Memoir,” won the 2006 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize.She is perhaps best known … [Read more...] about Kate Braverman, whose poetry and prose captured a dark Los Angeles, dies in Santa Fe, N.M.
Source: Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain I know how seductive artistic activities can be. Starting when I was 12, I was a professional pianist in New York City. By the time I was 22, I had played more than 2,000 union professional gigs. My books and articles have earned me well into six figures. I've acted and directed a number of plays. But how do you figure out if you should pursue a artistic career? And If you're a parent of an adult child, should you support your child's desire for such a career? Here is what I've learned from having been career counselor to hundreds of aspiring writers, artists, actors, and musicians Of course, the decision is easier if the goal is a lower-risk artistic career, for example: technical writer or high-end graphic designer with business expertise. But artistic types usually don't crave those sorts of careers. Alas, few people land the jobs that most artistic types do crave, for example, rock musician, staff artist at Pixar, or fashion … [Read more...] about Pursue an Artistic Career? Advice for You and Parents
We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their worst financial decisions. As college is one of the biggest investments a person makes (the average student debt in the US is more than $32,000), it's not entirely surprising that many of the responses involved school — taking out large student loans, choosing the wrong program, or not understanding the financial aid process. Others told stories about ex-partners, cars, and credit cars. One person even admitted that while he loves his wife, he regrets marrying someone with so much debt.Experiences like these hurt, and they're hard to talk about. We asked readers to open up about their mistakes so that, hopefully, you can learn from them. Here are 36 big financial decisions people say they regretted. 1. Her loans are pretty much ruining our lives. I married someone with a lot of student loan debt. Don't get me wrong, I love my wife more than anything in this whole world, but had I known the negative effect her loans … [Read more...] about “My Wife’s Loans Are Ruining Our Lives”: 36 Financial Decisions People Regret