Monthly Archives: January 2007

Recent Alliances with Global Automobile Majors

For all practical purposes, Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra are the only two Indian companies in automobile manufacturing, particularly in passenger cars and SUVs. And if the two enterprises, wish to remain the major players in domestic market or … Continue reading

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Makara Sakaranti

Makara Sakaranti falls on Sunday this year. The date is always January 14, as it is September 17 for Viswa Karma Puja. We have been celebrating the day in a particular manner for many years. After taking bath early in … Continue reading

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Bihar Global Meet

Patna, the state capital of Bihar, must be busy in the arrangement of the global meet (Barat, as friend of mine told me on when I referred to the show) being held in Patna between January 19 and 21. It’s … Continue reading

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Automobile Sector And India- biased Design Changes

Since the early days of Indian automobile industry, the local design engineers had been making the desired changes in the product of the foreign collaborators. One very obvious desired change used to be the clearance from the road to take … Continue reading

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India Matters Today

Recent media overtures about India as an important economic power have become a daily affair. Every day some exciting news or report keeps on appearing somewhere or the other in media that confirms the inference such as India has arrived … Continue reading

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Companies That Can Light India

Power can single-handedly black out ‘India Shining’. However, the two public sector companies in power generation business along with BHEL, the third one manufacturing the power equipment are keeping the hope, that one day very soon India can very well … Continue reading

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Visions for India And NRIs

Management guru C K Prahalad’s vision for India of 2025 is one with  100 per cent literacy  200 million graduates and 400 million trained technicians  25 Indian firms in Fortune 500  10 per cent of the top universities of the … Continue reading

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Be ready and take some ‘Future Shock’

Prepare for the day when San Francisco has a gritty new suburb: Los Angeles. Indeed, much of Southern California, including the Baja Peninsula, will eventually migrate up the west coast to make Alaska even more gargantuan. Drawing on new insights, … Continue reading

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A Wishful Thinking: Why Can’t BJP and Congress Unite in UP?

Few days ago, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh played host to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and his colleagues in the BJP, L.K. Advani and Jaswant Singh, besides former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra. The issues such as the Indo-US … Continue reading

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India’s Real Strengths- Its People

Here are the two stories of two raw villagers about whom India, particularly Bihar should feel proud. One moved a mountain, and the other one keeps on innovating useful products. The first is an example of perseverance and the second … Continue reading

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