Monthly Archives: May 2015

Chinese Explorer Hiun-Tsiang

If one goes through the ancient history of India, he/she must have come across the name of the Chinese Buddhist monk Hsuan Tsang (var. Hiuen Tsiang) who visited India through the Silk Route between AD 627-643. He was a great … Continue reading

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More Than Half of College Faculty in America Are Adjuncts: Should You Care?(link)

Nearly three-quarters of American professors are contingent faculty. That’s a problem for students. In 1975, 30 percent of college faculty were part-time. By 2011, 51 percent of college faculty were part-time, and another 19 percent were non–tenure track, full-time employees. … Continue reading

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Distance MBA Decoded: Pros and Cons

The hefty pays and the sure shot placements offered to the students who pursued MBA attracted a splurge of students years back. These aspirants left no stone unturned to prepare for those MBA entrance exams and get the best possible … Continue reading

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The BURNING Ghats of Varanasi

 Death has an important meaning in Varanasi.The ghats of Varanasi are important for bathing and burning!! Ghats are embankments made in steps of stone slabs along the river bank where pilgrims perform ritual ablutions. Ghats in Varanasi are an integral … Continue reading

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