Monthly Archives: November 2007

Earn While You Learn

As reported in media, students getting admission in Delhi University in undergraduate as well as graduate courses will soon be able to get part-time jobs too within the university setup. The part-time jobs on campus may include positions of research … Continue reading

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What ‘T’ Stands for? Trade or Toilet

Almost all of us know World Trade Organization that has played big role in globalization. But recently, I came to know of World Toilet Organization that had a summit and exhibition recently in New Delhi attended by many dignitaries including … Continue reading

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Booming and Blooming India-XXVII

My laptop crashed at 4 AM yesterday, while I was working for this entry. My desktop was inoperative since quite sometime. I got a shock, as I hardly knew anything why it happened. I was morose and thought I must … Continue reading

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Renu Khator and CK Prahalad

Renu Khator Perhaps the biggest joy for me in pre-Diwali news reports have been the information about two American Indians who have been awarded or rewarded for their outstanding work in their respective areas. On last Monday, the Board of … Continue reading

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Diwali – Down the memory lane

At this age I love going down my memory lane to recover some that can reflect the past. I don’t remember if we celebrated the day in big way in our remote village. However, I clearly remember my great grandmother, … Continue reading

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Two Bihars- Bahubali and Mushhar

Last Sunday, I saw two interesting reports. Both are good enough to shock any sensitive person of the country. Here is the story of the Bahubali. Anant Singh has become known to millions in one day courtesy media, and all … Continue reading

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The Indian Middle Class- some data, some views

The Indian middle class is emerging real strong and is surging ahead as a force to be reckoned with. The success story of India is to a great extent the story of the growth of this class. The Indian middle … Continue reading

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Booming and Bubbling India-XXV

“It is undeniable that India is on a new growth trajectory. A trajectory where sustained economic growth of 9-10 per cent per annum – growth rates which were considered impossible even five years ago – seems possible for many years … Continue reading

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Shocked and Ashamed

The whole Bihar must be under a shock and many like me must be ashamed too, as by destiny we are from Bihar. How long can the well wishers wait to stop getting the humiliating stories of feudal sick mentality … Continue reading

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Hope and Endeavours Making Difference

While one way of going for inclusive growth is reservations, perhaps the most effective way will be bridging the gap between the needs of industry and the skill-sets of the socially disadvantaged. Many states have started initiatives that focus on … Continue reading

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