• Cost effective, world class healthcare sought for all

    Published: Saturday, Sep 29, 2012, 14:34 IST By DNA Correspondent | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) kicked off its annual festival Vista 2012 on Friday. This time, the theme of the festival is ‘Challenge Convention, Transform Tomorrow’. Dr Devi Shetty,chairman of Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals, who was the chief guest, spoke of his vision of anIndia where all citizens will have access toworld class healthcare.

  • Pre-placement offers from companies like Hindustan Unilever, Wipro off to a good start at top IIMs

    DEVINA SENGUPTA & SREERADHA D BASU, ET Bureau Sep 22, 2012, 06.42AM IST AHMEDABAD | BANGALORE | KOLKATA: Pre-placement offers (PPOs) are off to a good start across the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) though it’s early days yet to call it a downpour. At top IIMs, including Bangalore, Lucknow, Kozhikode and Indore, the numbers are as good or even better than last year, hinting at robust final placements, even though the overall economy is still in the grip of a slowdown. IIM Bangalore is leading the pack, having already notched up 50 PPOs, more than half of last year’s total tally of 93. Numbers at IIM Indore are…

  • Ganesh Chaturthi

    Sourabh Kulkarni (PGP 2012-14) gives you an insight on how we celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi on campus “India has two million gods and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire”, says famous American writer, Mark Twain. Truly, we live in a land of festivals where vibrant colors, music and festivity make our country come alive throughout the year. And IIM Bangalore is no exception to this. Here, we celebrate all festivals with great rigor. We celebrated the festival of ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ with fervor and religious spirit this year at IIM Bangalore. ‘Pratisthapana’ marked the prelude to ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ celebrations in the campus.  Amidst reverent thoughts, overwhelming…

  • IIMB founder Ramaswamy no more

    Bangalore, Sep 17, 2012, Deccan Herald Prof N S Ramaswamy, founder director of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, passed away on Monday evening after a prolonged illness. He was 86. Ramaswamy is survived by his wife Rajam Parvathi, son Rajan Ramaswamy and daughter Rajani Shekhar. Nateuvilmatom Srinivasan Ramaswamy was born in Thrissur, Kerala and was an active member of the student movement. He held various positions in student organisations.

  • Challenge Convention, Transform Tomorrow

    Once upon a time, long ago there was a faraway land called ‘somewhere’, ruled by an efficient king. Because the king wanted to make the life of his subjects easy, he formed a committee of his ministers to frame a set of conventions that would illustrate means of carrying out all the tasks. This document called the ‘rulebook’ was widely circulated and enforced and all the subjects started following it religiously. Soon, the entire kingdom was mechanized for every work became a routine and the subjects turned into mere puppets guided by the strings of the ‘rulebook’. Even the king turned apathetic and confined himself to the comforts of his…