• New Building for Tamil nadu Legislative Assembly

    A modern building for Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. A magnificiant landmark to Chennai. A great achivement to the Tamil Nadu PWD Buildings organisation. A dream project of the Chief Minister M.Karunanithi The new building for Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly was inaugurated by Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh at Chennai on March 13. The grand function was…

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  • Labour strike – Nokia’s salary revision irks employees

    While the liberalised economy of India has been great for investors, large corporations and highly skilled professionals, it has not been so great for the average shop floor worker. Corporations throughout India try to find some way around the labour laws to pay their workers less than they should. It is an open secret that…

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  • Nandan Nilekani’s ideas for India’s future

    The NY Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas Friedman has this to say about Nandan Nilekani: “Seattle has Bill. Bangalore has Nandan. What makes Nilekani unique? For me it comes down to one phrase: great explainer.” Nandan Nilekani, the visionary co-founder of outsourcing pioneer Infosys, explains four brands of ideas that will determine…

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  • Sanitary napkins for poor women

    Indian invention reaches poor African women Anyone watching feminine hygiene advertising of various brands of sanitary napkins for women is led to believe that only their product can provide comfortable and carefree life for women on those three days. The concepts of such advertisements are designed to target women in all walks of life, making…

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  • India not a country of doers: Infosys Narayanamurthy

    On Coalition: If we are all individuals who think intelligently, who think dispassionately, who use data and facts to argue, who are patriotic… then how can we be against any policy that makes this a better country; …. So, it is all about petty issues that make our governments less effective. I don’t believe that…

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  • What happened at Satyam computers?

    Recently there were many news articles talking about the stock market issue that happened with Satyam Computers. Most newspapers were cryptic, either to protect their advertisement interests or because they did not understand the issue. This blog entry (in tamil) explains what happened in a very simple and clear manner. The language used by the…

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  • Sub-prime Crisis: A simple primer

    Here is a simple article to know about the sub-prime crisis, that is causing a rippling effect on world economy. Let us know whats going on around us and why… Here we go…. What is a sub-prime loan? In the US, borrowers are rated either as ‘prime’ – indicating that they have a good credit…

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