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  • Lured by cheaper cost, many Indians opt for Chinese medical colleges

    MUMBAI: From swanky cellphones to sleek Android tablets, China makes everything affordable. And now, even Indian doctors are ‘Made in China’, and that too for only 25-50% of the cost here. For 20-year-old Anusree Ravi from Kerala, the dream of becoming a doctor was nearly dashed when she failed to qualify in entrance examinations for government… Read More »

    Aug 20, 2012
  • Indian and Western Colleges Set Up Joint Study Programs

    NEW DELHI — As colleges and universities worldwide wait forIndia’s lawmakers to approve a bill granting full access to the country’s vast education market, some institutions are reaching Indian students through twinning programs. Twinning, where participants complete part of their studies in their own country and the rest abroad, is not widely known in India.… Read More »

    Aug 20, 2012
  • US launches new immigration programme

    Washington: The Obama administration has directed young illegal immigrants to fill out new forms and pay $465 if they want to apply under a new programme that would let them avoid deportation and obtain a US work permit. The government renewed warnings that the process would not lead to citizenship or give them permission to… Read More »

    Aug 17, 2012
  • U.S. Student Visa Policy Changes Proposed by UMKC Team

    A proposal on changing U.S. immigration policy, which would allow foreign students to stay in this country if they launch profitable businesses is being written by a team of law and entrepreneurship experts from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. As stated in a paper published by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the UMKC group said… Read More »

    Aug 17, 2012
  • The Surprising Truth About What Makes Us Happy At Work

    I just read a fascinating post by Jacquelyn Smith here on Forbes,The Happiest Jobs in America. Almost 300,000 people have read it so far – which doesn’t actually surprise me; human beings want to find out out how to be happy.  And since most of us spend so much time at work, and it’s such a… Read More »

    Aug 17, 2012
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