Monthly Archives: January 2010

India’s Nobel: the Infosys Prize

I had missed the announcement of Infosys Prize in media. It was a chance surfing that revealed the news in Indian Express. Rs 50 lakh is pretty good an amount as prize money. Any higher amount as near to Nobel … Continue reading

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Bihar: Nitish at his best

I happened to watch the ET Awards ceremony on TV. It was a great pleasure to see Nitish as the first to get the award, the ‘Bussiness Reformer of the year’. But the best was to follow. Nitish was at … Continue reading

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In The Wonderland of ‘Aam Adami’

Harendra works with us. Harendra gets Rs 2,500 per month as salary. His employer bears all his expenditure food, clothes, and even haircuts. The total cost for Harendra to his employer must around Rs 5,000 or more. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Between Scientist and Administrator

I came across today an article by a professor of IIT, Delhi that has raised a very pertinent issue: Why a scientist doesn’t remain content with his work and achievement as scientist and starts looking to get into the chair … Continue reading

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Arpit is appearing for class X CBSE examination this year, and his sister, Anisha is in class VI. None of them has any of the national languages as subject of study in their course. Arpit has German as second language … Continue reading

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Changing Bihar: The Heroes?

Bihar, till yesterday was India’s Somalia: a failed state; a metaphor for India; or the state of anarchy. Bihar, as reported, has certainly become a miracle economy. The CSO data and the news reports will certainly satisfy and encourage Nitish … Continue reading

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Next Decade 2010-2020: Some Predictions/Expectations

Many exciting predications have appeared in media about India in 2020. I may doubt if I shall be able to witness the achievement of India by 2020. But these predictions are also something that makes persons such as me aspire … Continue reading

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Bihar’s Miracle May Make Other States Envy

Bihar is India’s new miracle economy. It was one of the main news headlines on the front page of Sunday Times of India. Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar’s column in Economic Times was the reason for this headline. If I go … Continue reading

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Bihar’s Bad Luck

Yesterday I happened to talk to Alok, my cousin in village. I wanted to know about the health of my uncle. And he informed that uncle was in other village, Samahuta where cycles were getting distributed to students of Girls … Continue reading

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