• May

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

  • Apr

    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

    “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

    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

    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