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Does this surprise anybody at all?

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Re: Does this surprise anybody at all?

Post by nakatago » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 9:14 am

His law degree is "less than legitimate" and is "better than real." Did he get his from Colombia University?

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 9:52 am

heh! nothing new, I'm pretty sure there are hundreds and thousands of people like him.
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Post by menudown » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:15 am

"Several Indian politicians, including some in the governing Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, face similar charges." looks like the whole party comes out with fake degrees.. 8-)

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Re: Does this surprise anybody at all?

Post by nakatago » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:37 am

They're not fake! They're better than real.

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Post by bgd » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:52 am

Makes a change from pilots :-)

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 5:34 pm

bgd wrote:Makes a change from pilots :-)
In India every other MP or the member of the state legislative councils, have Law Degrees ..now I understand how hard they studied for it ;)

Some were rumoured to be able to only sign checks (and their Swiss bank accounts) but were Honorary Doctors as well :roll:

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Post by Wd40 » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 7:44 pm

Doesn't surprise anybody. India's reputation is popular world over, especially in this part of the world. Infact people here know more about India than Indians themselves, thanks to the media :)

But the freedom of press ranking of Singapore media will surprise a lot of Indians I guess ;)

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 8:11 pm

Wd40 wrote:Doesn't surprise anybody. India's reputation is popular world over, especially in this part of the world.
I told you before .... you need to make friends with more locals ... and if you did... you will remove "this part of the world..." from the above statement. That's all I will say ... :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Post by bgd » Fri, 12 Jun 2015 2:34 pm

ecureilx wrote:
Wd40 wrote:Doesn't surprise anybody. India's reputation is popular world over, especially in this part of the world.
I told you before .... you need to make friends with more locals ... and if you did... you will remove "this part of the world..." from the above statement. That's all I will say ... :roll: :roll: :roll:
And replace 'popular' with 'notorious'. :wink:

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Post by the lynx » Thu, 18 Jun 2015 4:31 pm

While we are talking about India and fake degrees...

http://time.com/3925942/india-st-stephe ... e-english/
The elite college has always been notoriously difficult to get into, but took its entry criteria to near-farcical proportions this year by setting a cut-off of 99% for students applying for its English Honors course from the commerce stream.

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Post by ecureilx » Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:58 pm

the lynx wrote:While we are talking about India and fake degrees...

http://time.com/3925942/india-st-stephe ... e-english/
The elite college has always been notoriously difficult to get into, but took its entry criteria to near-farcical proportions this year by setting a cut-off of 99% for students applying for its English Honors course from the commerce stream.
India is a country of contrasts.

With the large population, Medical Unis stop accepting students who get anything less than 95%. If you score less than 95%, your choices are limited.

While those who got much much low scores can pay a donation and sneak into some of the mid range Unis

And then there are universities run as large businesses, and accept anybody as long as large 'placement fee' is given

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Post by Wd40 » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 1:25 pm

Country of contrasts, true. But its such a vibrant and happening economy. I am amazed. Right now vacationing in Bangalore. The number of eCommerce startups here is amazing. Everyone here seems to have a mobile phone with a 3g connection, booking cabs like Uber and shopping online.

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Post by x9200 » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 2:24 pm

What is the XX% cut off?

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