Showcase of Indian Academic Websites

Web is ubiquitous. An institute’s website is the first impression an applicant has. However, Indian institutes are not gearing up for this changing scenario. Indian academics’ websites are far beyond the quality of US colleges and universities. I understand, in India institutes have other major problems to deal with and building a website comes at last. In this post, I tried to pick some of the best designs from Indian academic world. Here go some recommendations first – Rich colour photographs: They add liveliness to your website. Some of the academic websites have photographs of saturated colours and these are…

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Time to forget Mahatma

Today morning, I picked a few newspaper, expecting a glimpse of Mahatma Gandhi. You might know it’s 30th Jan, 62nd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Well, none of these newspapers had a picture or an article on Mahatma Gandhi. These newspapers* are Times of India, Amar Ujala and The Economic Times. Typically, on this day either government or some organizations publish public service ads declaring their vision. But today it seems our government is run out of funds. There were some ads by Ministry of Power, but that did not cover all leading publications. The TOI group has huge spaces…

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India and Internet

You may have heard – the reach of Internet in India is increasing rapidly. VoIP has came in, 3G & IPtv is at the doorstep, bandwidth prices are falling down, BSNL’s netPC launched, but I still do not see a great future. I do not see awareness of .in domains, for promoting Hindi, I do not see true Indian web-hosting companies, I do not see IT professionals solving India’s a few fundamental problems. We have built a good economy by serving west IT companies. The time is now to focus inside! Lets see where do we stand in the massive…

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