Tag Archives: India

In Which Basab Gets UIDed

A couple of weeks back, I was in the Infosys Bhubaneswar offices. On Friday, which was my last day at work before my vacation, UID enrollment was going on on campus. SBI, one of the agencies entrusted to enroll people … Continue reading

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Bollywood Digital Music and the Galapagos Effect

Today was Mother’s Day. My gift for my wife was a compilation of Bollywood songs on a CD that she can play during her commute. I spent a good bit of time on Saavn and iTunes to put the compilation … Continue reading

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The Role of English in Modern India

The New York Times has a piece India Faces a Linguistic Truth by Manu Joseph English is the de facto national language of India. It is a bitter truth. The article goes on to depict this battle between people who … Continue reading

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Bollywood Music – the Android Opportunity

Can Indian digital music become a legitimate business? Or will it stay stuck with a 20th century distribution model? You might say that Bollywood is already digital. You already get popular music on iTunes and amazon.com outside India. But the … Continue reading

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IIM Ahmedabad ranked 11th by FT

The Financial Times has its Global MBA rankings for 2011 out. IIM Ahmedabad is ranked 11th. It was not ranked in previous years. So this is completely out of the blue. The Economist recently also published their MBA rankings. IIM … Continue reading

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Tiger Moms and Indian Parenting

Amy Chua made waves with this piece in the Wall Street Journal. She also had a very successful Davos visit where she found herself debating Larry Summers, which is a daunting task, even on a subject that you might think … Continue reading

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TVU Immigration Scam

From The Hindu This could become one of the largest immigration frauds to ever hit the U.S. university system With 95% of the students involved said to be of Indian origin, hundreds may face deportation Tri Valley University, here in … Continue reading

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