Monthly Archives: May 2007

Success Stories That Inspire

I don’t know why the media has given quite a bit of coverage for the success stories of those who succeeded in the civil services exams this year. At least some of the stories present very impressive performance from the … Continue reading

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Dragon of China

Usually everyone gets afraid of a dragon. Is that the reason that the word dragon is so popularly used with China? The two news from India and US may provide the clue for the fear of dragon and China. “The … Continue reading

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Booming and Bubbling India-II

India vs. China: The eight Indian companies are part of S&P’s list of 300 mid-size companies across 37 countries in the latest S&P Global Challengers List. India ranks seventh in terms of the companies per country that figure in the … Continue reading

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Why Bureaucracy Enthralls Engineers?

Last month, in my talk with the students and faculty members of IT-BHU , I had emphasized on my dislike for those graduate engineers who prefer the civil services and go for it. Most waste time in its pursuits. Instead … Continue reading

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A Death, Some Lessons, Some Questions

This story may not be of any use to Nitish Kumar, neither it is intended for him. But the story of late Manju Sinha is worth pondering over by all those who like and relish to get themselves branded as … Continue reading

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Four Enterprising Agro-tycoons

India is booming. It is not true only for urban India. Many from the rural India are becoming part of the big economy. Nasik, Anand, and many regions are the playground of the new millionaires in agro-bussiness. Here are the … Continue reading

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Dream of Rural Prosperity And Urbanisation

India is marching towards prosperity with GDP tending to grow to double digits, foreign exchange reserve exceeding $200 billion, manufacturing sector growth going beyond targeted 12%, and almost all sectors booming. Is its impact limited to the prosperity only in … Continue reading

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Kuer Singh or Kunwar Singh? The Unsung Hero of 1857

I don’t know which one of the two spellings- Kuer Singh and Kunwar Singh used for the Great hero of Uprising of 1857 are correct. Perhaps, as much as I know it should be the later. It was my teacher … Continue reading

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Maya the Master, Daya the Devil

Proud Parent Maya: For the whole day yesterday April 13, 2007 and even today, Maya and Daya occupied the major time of the TV News channels. In this great democracy, Maya is in the topmost chair of governance in UP, … Continue reading

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1857- Some Interesting Remnants From Great Uprising Days

I had been to Red Fort a number of times. However, I never knew of the most famous feature of Diwa’i am: the pietra dura panels that form the backdrop to the throne platform. I came to have the information … Continue reading

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