Monthly Archives: January 2007

Is English-medium for education necessary?

Balanced scorecard makes better gradeEducation in English is spreading. English is the most sought after medium of instruction in India today. Even in the small towns and villages, the parents are aware that the mastery of English is necessary for … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Ratan

Congratulations to Ratan Tata and all in Tata Steel Whenever the history of Corporate India’s coming of age is written, Tata Steel’s acquisition of Corus will figure as a landmark event. Acquisition was a matter of pride. Tata will pay … Continue reading

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See ‘India Everywhere’

New York Stock Exchange recently acquired a 5% stake in National Stock Exchange, and has expressed a desire to raise its holding in India’s largest bourse to 20%. Swiss cement major Holcim is looking to expand its presence in the … Continue reading

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Media Shortchanging

While for many causes and on number of issues, the Indian media do a great job and has got the due appreciation too. But on quite a number of counts media appear to be shortchanging Indians. In last few days, … Continue reading

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Soft Power And India- some views

The term ‘soft power’ was coined by Harvard academic Joseph Nye to describe the many strengths of the United States. Nye attributed America’s world dominance to the fact that the American lifestyle is its most successful export, taking the American … Continue reading

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Happiness- the goal of all other goals

The views of Deepak Chopra gave me a feel of a management tool, ‘Root Cause Analysis’. Perhaps the tool can be used for all the problems including getting happiness too. Deepak Chopra says: Over the course of my career, thousands … Continue reading

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India Poised, But vs. China?

I was excited by the most prominent top headline on January 24 in ‘Times of India’, ‘India to overtake US by 2050′. Goldman Sachs’ research arm in a global research paper has scaled up estimates of the country’s prospects in … Continue reading

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