Monthly Archives: November 2006

Unemployables And Skilled Manpower Shortages

Headhunters for IT and ITES firms are sounding the alarm over the quality of fresh graduates applying for jobs. Employers from technology firms to financial services in India have started to complain of talent shortages, and rising vacancies, when the … Continue reading

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Religion Thriving, Happiness Follows

After I came to Noida and settled down, I thought people here are too materialistic compared to West Bengal where I lived for the best part of my life. But I also found people here more religious. In West Bengal, … Continue reading

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Organised Retail Sector and Rural India

As clear from the story on Reliance Fresh and Metro, organized retail sector can bring a revolutionary change in rural India unless it goes for quick short-term gains. With Wal-Mart famous for its ‘Always Low Prices’ coming in India with … Continue reading

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Presidency College in News For Wrong Reason

I was in Presidency College, Calcutta only for two years1955-57 prior to joining IIT, Kharagpur. I did my Intermediate in Science (I.Sc) from Presidency College. That was the best college for I.Sc of Calcutta University in those days. But soon … Continue reading

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Bharat Mahan

I thought ‘surging India’ has brought certain change in the confidence level of its politicians too and they have stopped behaving like ‘begging India’ of pre-reform era. But recent utterances of the chief minister of Maharashtra pointing to the President … Continue reading

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New Technologies Will Define Way of Life

Rajesh Parishwad in the Week has compiled some new technologies and research and development work going on in India and elsewhere that will impact the life for many people significantly. Scientists from Hyderabad-based International Advanced Research Centre for Metallurgy and … Continue reading

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Bihar Today

The Time of India, New Delhi has published a 2-page pull out on ‘Bihar Today’ Friday 24 November. As per TOI, it is under ‘A Response Connect Initiative’. To be frank, I don’t know what it means. Is it sponsored … Continue reading

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