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If Trump amends H1B visa and sends Indians back, America will be poorer and India will be richer: Venkaiah Naidu

Addressing a large number of graduates and professionals who aspire to go abroad and settle down, he said, "Go abroad if you want - go, learn, earn but return to serve your motherland"

Published on 17th January 2018
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We have to completely revamp and restructure the way we teach economics: Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh cited various examples of Indian and foreign-educated economists like Manmohan Singh, Subramanian Swamy and his co-panelist and former RBI Governor, YV Reddy who is an Indian educated economist

Published on 17th January 2018
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'You can educate a politician but you cannot shape his character'

The session was chaired by editorial director of TNIE Prabhu Chawla, who opined how, "the education system is not producing anything good, let it be politicians, judges or artists."

Published on 17th January 2018
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Smart, tech-driven and informal: What tomorrow's workspaces will look like?

C Velan, CEO and MD of Tata Realty and Infrastructure who chaired the session, started the discussion by pointing out the important dimensions of the future workspace

Published on 18th January 2018
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Do not try to redefine nationalism before understanding what it actually means: Rakesh Sinha

The discussion was introduced by the chair, R Vaidyanathan, Chair at SASTRA Deemed University who began by saying, "India is the only country in the world where the past has to be forecast"

Published on 18th January 2018
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Assessment should engage people, not frighten them: Anita Rampal

The panelists agreed that there should be a change in the way that we approach assessment in our education institutions and focus more on inculcating employable skills

Published on 17th January 2018
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Start-ups, tech jobs can power rural areas and curb migration to cities

India's technological boom must be used to tap rural talents, said panelists who agreed though that one has to keep from being hijacked by it

Published on 17th January 2018
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Corporate law isn't the only way to the big Court: NLS VC Venkata Rao

The judiciary is one of our most powerful estates and yet, our judicial system is lacking, say panelists who agree that corporate law is not the only way to go

Published on 17th January 2018
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Is young India willing to be honest and follow their hearts, ask panelists at ThinkEdu18

The third session of Day One stressed on how soft skills have over the years been shoved to a corner while hard skills are given all the importance

Published on 17th January 2018
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India's education system needs an immediate rescue action: Kiran Bedi 

The Lt Governor of Puducherry stressed on the need to "rescue" kids, especially from poor backgrounds and gove them an education filled with meaning and sistainable gains

Published on 18th January 2018
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If people can elect the PM, they cannot be influenced by films: Arvind Swamy

Swamy countered this view talking about how he loved the film The Godfather that doesn't educate its viewer. "I'd like to see cinema as an art form. Why should it fill gaps?" he asked

Published on 19th January 2018
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Why spiritual politics has a lot to do with questioning: Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri

Swamy Puri, VP of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math highlighted that spirituality is an unconscious part of life, and is used or practised often without realisation

Published on 19th January 2018
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Creativity can make an engineer smarter, a mathematician sharper and the millennial out-of-the-box: Smriti Irani

Other panelists, Director Madhur Bhandarkar, Designer and Curator Rajeev Sethi and DMK MP M Kanimozhi unanimously agreed that creativity requires encouragement and can't be curbed at school level

Published on 19th January 2018
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Is it really a man's world? Think again, hints Ampere CEO Hemalatha Annamalai

Whoever said that only a man knows what's under the hood couldn't be more wrong! Hemalatha Annamalai, the CEO of Ampere Vehicles, talks about breaking the glass ceiling

Published on 26th January 2018
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Feminism is about building toilets for women, fighting honour killing: Kanimozhi

DMK Women's Wing President Kanimozhi says that feminism cannot be restricted to #MeToo campaigns, they are also about fighting for basic facilities for women

Published on 27th January 2018

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