Monthly Archives: August 2006

Indians Need Employment

Wherever you go, you see huge lot of people mostly young without any useful engagement. Perhaps this is the biggest visible difference one finds between India and the developed countries. India’s burgeoning labour force is already over 400 million and … Continue reading

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Indian Companies Spreading Wings

Even many years ago, Birlas had some enterprises in Africa and South- east Asia. In one of my trips to Japan, I had a stopover in Bangkok and attended a dinner with the executives of Indian companies there. However, it … Continue reading

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Indians in Asia’s Young Entrepreneurs

‘Business Week’ has published a special report on Asia’s young class of entrepreneurs that is ‘globally aware, extremely Internet savvy, and willing to pounce on a smart idea even if it means grueling hours and considerable financial risk early on … Continue reading

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Some Great Enthralling News Last Week

Last week was good indicator of how things are happening in Indian economy. The global ambitions of many companies are good signs of getting ahead steadily. Some business houses in this decade may become global giants. While all time big … Continue reading

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My Agonies These Days

Since last six months, we are almost under siege. An arrogant engineer turned builder with a rouge security man and an equally discourteous supervisor is building the house in the plot on our left side. I expect that safety rules … Continue reading

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Quota Vs Affirmative Actions

It was sometime in 50s. My two uncles were having their schooling at Birla Institution in Pilani. The companies of Birlas used to bear all expenses including food and dress, with perhaps a small pocket money too. My grandfather was … Continue reading

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Potential for Indian Entertainment Sector

Perhaps Indian filmmakers have not explored sufficiently the industry’s potentials for getting into outsourcing business for entertainment sector from developed countries. Animation is one are in which India is doing quite some work. Indian entertainment industry has concentrated on domestic … Continue reading

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Ustad Bismillah Khan- A Saint with Shehnai

Many years ago, I had heard him at a musical function in Netaji Auditorium in IIT, Kharagpur. Again, at Hind Motor auditorium too I could get a chance to hear his divine shehnai and talk to him. I was happy, … Continue reading

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And India- The Country of Contrasts

Indian economy is booming. The world envies India’s IT strength. And it gives a superior quality of life for almost a million of the younger generation. Why should we keep on looking down upon everything that India achieves with a … Continue reading

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Small Savings- A Habit Giving Rich Dividend

The laughing Buddha in the photograph holds my small savings. With the other objects in the photograph, one can estimate its size. I put the Rs 5 coins that I save from my regular spending in various purchases. It is … Continue reading

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