Second day also the Mouse menace worked during the ongoing CAT exams. Result of this… Students suffered. So it seems that the Mouse is wining the war over CAT but at the cost of student’s harassments and anger. Prometric, the company organising the CAT 2009, has put the blame on the virus attack for the malfunction. Prometric officials are saying that the virus were not detected by the anti virus software at the exam centres. Whatever may be the case, but it’s not exactly the thing which is making the CAT exam to be a smoother one just like it was last year. Whatever may be the reasons for the failure or the catastrophe, which is creating harassment for the students, is creating embarrassment for the CAT committee. The most important thing is that whether the exams are going as per schedule or there will be afresh exams? This question is very much important now. Because it’s now the reputation of the CAT committee involved now. So, the sooner they came up with the answer the better it is for the students. I hope that the CAT committee takes the decision in couple of days. This will stop the harassment of the students.
Sunday, November 29, 2009
So the game of CAT and Mouse began yesterday. But in this game the students were at the losing end. Majority of the students faced the problem of system rebooting and sudden shut down of the computers. It lead to the increase of pressure and anxiety amongst students. The CAT committee is silent over this. How can they answer for the question when the things were out of their hands? It was the concern of the centre people where the exams were conducted. They didn’t checked their computers to eliminate the problem of rebooting and automatic shut downs. In my view, it was anticipated that this type of problem will arise. But no measures were taken to eradicate this. Why? Why wasn’t there any back up plans? Why should the students suffer due to the fault of the people at the examination centres? And there are many more questions. Is the CAT committee going to take another exam for those students who faced this type of problems? I don’t think that it’s not right if they are barred from the examination. So, I hope that the CAT committee is going to do in this direction. They aren’t answering any questions at the moment. I think they are finding the cause of the entire malfunction which happened on the opening day of the CAT exam. In fact, their reputation is also at the stake. The sooner it is solved, the better it is for the students coming up for the CAT days in coming days. And I hope that this type of errors and malfunction will not occur next year.
Saturday, November 28, 2009
The CAT fever begins from today. For the first time, 2,41,000 aspirants will try to tame the CAT with the help of a Mouse. Yes, I’m talking about the online CAT exams. The changed trend is a matter of worry for many students. They are still finding it very tough to crack the exam to go to prestigious B-Schools in
There are many institutes which provide coaching for the management entrance exams, all over
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Today is the first anniversary of the Mumbai attack. A sad day which has marked its impression long in our memories. 166 people were killed by the 10 militants who came in Mumbai through sea route. Only Ajmal Kasab was arrested alive out of those 10 militants. People in Mumbai are out on streets and at various places in prayers in the memory of those who were killed by the terrorists. The Mumbai Police is parading in various parts of the city. But we need to think on various things also. I agree that no country is free from the terror attack. But we have to take necessary steps to save our country. Last year, during the attack, there were many drawbacks which came in front of us. First one was the movement of NSG commandos from
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Today I’m writing 150th post of my blog. But instead of feeling happy, I’m sad. On Thursday, we will be remembering the martyrs of the Mumbai attack. Thursday will be the first anniversary of that tragic attack. Couple of days back I read an interview of the father of Late Major Unni Krishnan. He told that every one in
Sunday, November 22, 2009
It’s almost a week that I wrote my post on the blog. Actually it was a sort of waiting time for me. I was expecting you people to give some comments but it seems that all my waiting has gone in vein. I think my expectation was wrong. Sometimes, I think that this expectation plays a vital role in our life. We expect something in return for certain things do or from certain people around us. We feel very sad or depressed when our expectation is not fulfilled. Today I’m not in mood to write. Memories of past time are coming back Again and again. The things which happened last year were so sad that still its memory is fresh in our memories. From tomorrow I’ll write a series on the Mumbai terror attack.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Now it seems that Bal Thackeray is adopting the same way that of his nephew, Raj Thackeray. He has attacked Sachin Tendulkar for making statements and commenting on Raj Thackeray. Couple of days back, Sachin Tendulkar has said that Mumbai doesn’t belong to
Monday, November 16, 2009
Well, I thought that I’ll write something new today. But again the topic is been diverted to Raj Thackeray and his linguistic mania. Now he is telling the State Bank of
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Kudos to master blaster. He has done some thing really tremendous off the field. He showed his true face of a real Indian. He told it to media persons that he plays for the entire nation. Not just for Mumbai. Sachin Tendulkar not only did wonder with his bat but when it comes to talk then he really he makes impact there also. Tendulkar was talking to media persons on the occasion of completing 20 years of playing International Cricket. Sachin clearly send his message to Raj Thackeray that Sachin is proud to be a Marathi but he plays for team
Friday, November 13, 2009
Yesterday, I wrote about the decline in the number of applicants for CAT this year. I cited economic slowdown and lay offs as one the reasons for the downfall. But today, there is a good news. This year, Indian Institute of Management –
Thursday, November 12, 2009
This year the decrease in the number of the applicants for Common Admission Test (CAT) is the lowest in the last 10 years. Last year the number of applicants was 2.70 lakhs. But this year the number of applicants is 2.41 lakhs. Straight down fall of 29,000 applicants. If we talk in percentage then its downfall of 10.74%. The blame is given to the global slowdown, which affected the salaries and the employment. And the placement scenario wasn’t good in the B-schools. So, this may be the one of influential reasons. This time CAT Committee was prepared for some 3 lakhs applicants. It was having a buffer system for the extra applicants. But still, that didn’t work out. The number is less than the expectation of the committee. I think, in addition to the placement scenario, the computer based test of CAT has played an influential role in the downfall. Many aspirants aren’t familiar with the computer. So that may have created some kind of scare in the mind of applicants. They might have thought that how can the cope with the computer based exam. They don’t have much experience and knowledge in handling the computer. Might be they have thought to prepare for the next year or might have looked to other entrance exams of B-schools.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
For the last two days, I’m writing about Raj Thackeray and his linguistic issues. Still everywhere everyone is talking about the sad incidence which happened in
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Whatever happened in
Monday, November 9, 2009
Raj Thackeray and his party men are crossing every limit of civilised world. Raj Thackeray issued a diktat for the newly elected MLAs in the recently concluded
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Friday, November 6, 2009
Getting comments on the posts always makes me think again. Recently I got two comments on the posts titled Day 135 and Day 138. Some anonymous person is writing comments on the blogs. First of all, I would like to say thanks to Mr Anonymous for his comments. He wrote in his comment on Day 135 that problems cannot be tackle by taking harsh steps only. But he is forgetting or he might have missed that the Maoists have been given enough chance to talk with the government. But instead of coming for the peace talk, they are damaging the government properties like blowing up of railway tracks, attacking on police stations. There is not much option left for us. We have to tackle this situation with the force only. Maoists are terrorists inside the Indian border. We have to fight them. The government is doing peace talks only. But in response to that what we are getting in return from the Maoists? Blasts, massacres, hijack of trains. And as Mr Anonymous stated in his comment that poverty is the reason for the Maoists to spread. Actually that’s main weakness which Maoists are taking advantage of. So to stop them its important or rather say it’s necessary to take harsh steps.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Today morning, I read very sad news. It’s very sad to know that the common man was ignored so badly even he was dying in the name of security to the Prime Minister. This is the first incidence that a man has died at the gate of a hospital when his car was stopped by the police for the security of Prime Minister. I agree that total security should be provided to VVIPs like Prime Minister. But is it right to bar a person to get treatment and allow him to die? I’m talking about the incidence that happened in
If the college management has invited Prime Minister for the convocation ceremony then it should had made the venue somewhere else. The college management knew it very well that the hospital is very crucial. Patients come from other cities also for the treatment. Then also it kept the convocation ceremony in the hospital campus. Second thing which really astonished me is the inhuman nature of the policemen at the gate of the hospital. Seeing the situation of Sumit Verma they should have called any senior doctor to get some medical aid. If the policemen would reacted at the proper time then life a man could have been saved.
We need to change the system like this. So that there is no more sad tragedies like this. No innocent patient looses his or her life in the negligence by the system. Whatever happened at PGI in
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
It’s very sad to see no comments coming from your side. It might be wastage of time to write a couple of lines after reading the blog. But it’s important for me. Anyway, I can write another post based on this. I don’t want to write it today because it will be repetition of whatever I wrote yesterday. Well today I read the news about the blast in
Monday, November 2, 2009
Writing everyday is not a tough job. But getting ideas daily is a tough job. Sometimes it becomes repetition of old topics. It has happened to me. I wrote about corruption, political leaders and many other things. All the time, I have written the same thing. I need your feedbacks to improve my writing style. I have requested you people many times. May be your feedbacks can give me some new topics to research and write again with some more added stuff. Actually a feedback always energizes me to write in a better way. So read my blogs and start writing.
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Maoist. A word which has become menace for the central and state governments in
One thing which I ask myself is that why isn’t the government using harsh steps to stop all these things. It’s clear that these Maoists can’t be handled by the state police. There is always misunderstanding and lack of coordination between the police of two states. And Maoists are taking advantage of this weakness. As far as I have observed then I have found and observed that these Maoists people are using innocent people as their backup. They are getting mass support by hook or crook. And then these Maoists use the mass as their protection shield. So instead of state police running after them, the central government should press army or
So in my view, instead of having peace talks, its time for action. When Special Task Force (STF) can be formed by the state governments of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh to nab Verrappan, why can’t the central government form a separate task force with the central command in one of the Maoist affected states to eliminate Maoists? These people understand the language of bullets. So its time to talk with them in the language they understand very well.
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