• May
    01

    Addressing the students at IIT Bombay during last year’s TechFest, Nobel laureate professor Ven­katraman Ramakrishnan expressed his disappointment on really smart students including IITians joining finance and management and wasting

  • Last week I was at GE’s Jack Welch Ce­ntre at Whitefield Bangalore for a daylong Disruptive Cost Management Summit. Whitefield Information Technology Park is one of the

  • Apr
    29

    The 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be held in Hyderabad in October 2012. About 15 000 delegates from 193 member countries are expected

  • Apr
    27

    Whenever Sunil Bharti Mittal talks about the formative years of Bharti Airtel, he willy-nilly ends up making a huge comment on India’s education system. “The best engineers always went

  • Apr
    26

    In autumn 2012 and spring 2013, China will get a new leadership at the helm, both of the Communist Party of Ch­ina (CPC), the state and the government. This

  • Apr
    25

    India’s workforce is around 500 million. Only 40 million are in the formal sector including government employees and the private sector

  • Apr
    24

    If I told you at the beginning of 2012 that a startup company barely 16 months old with only 13 employees will be sold for $1 billion, you would

  • Apr
    23

    “India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most

  • Apr
    22

    Every now and th­en, events reveal the harsh realities of global affairs, in so doing, making a mockery of the rhetoric used by both the powerful and the powerless.

  • Apr
    20

    The missive fr­om the ministry of finance to government-owned banks to lower their lending rates in line with the central banks reduction of half a percentage point in the rate