(Rahman's world-class studio in Chennai, India)A R Rahman - the Mozart of Madras - does not need any introduction in India. He has revolutionised Indian film music and has taken it to a new height which none of his contemporaries can match.He is not just the finest composer of India today, he is also one of the... Continue Reading →
आजकालचे म्हातारे लोक…
आजकालची तरुण पिढी पूर्वीसारखी राहीली नाही... अशी तक्रार आपण नेहेमीच ऐकतो. पण आजच्या म्हाताऱ्या पिढीचे काय? ती सुद्धा पूर्वीसारखी राहिली नाही...नाही का?माझ्या लहानपणीच्या म्हाताऱ्या पिढीबद्दल माझी मते इतकी ठाम बनली आहेत, की हल्लीच्या म्हाताऱ्या पिढीमध्ये ’दम’ नाही असेच वाटते :)म्हणजे ’आजोबा’ ही व्यक्ती साधारणपणे १९२० च्या आसपास जन्मलेली असते असे माझे ठाम मत होते. पुढे... Continue Reading →
What Is Confidence?
A hypothetical situation where 20 CEOs board an airplane and are told that the flight that they are about to take is the first-ever to feature pilotless technology: It is an uncrewed aircraft. Each one of the CEOs is then told, privately, that their company's software is running the aircraft's automatic pilot system. Nineteen of... Continue Reading →
Software roles explained…
1) Project Manager is a Person who thinks Nine women can deliver a baby in One month.2) Software Developer is a Person who thinks a single woman cannot deliver a baby in nine months.3) Onsite Coordinator is one who thinks single woman can deliver nine babies in one month.4) Client is one who knows that... Continue Reading →
What is Marketing?
What Is MARKETING? 1 . You see a gorgeous girl at a party. You go up to her and say: "I am very rich."Marry me!" - That's Direct Marketing" 2. You're at a party with a bunch of friends and see a gorgeous girl. One of your friends goes up to her and pointing at you... Continue Reading →
Laughing it off: The situation is geting better…
The job market in India and the rest of the world (which coincidentally makes it 'whole world') is grave...this was probably the worst time to graduate...and as my reputation goes...I have grabbed that coveted opportunity and have completed my MBA...As my friend once rightly said:"The B-school promised us that MBA would change our lives...sure, it did! Earlier... Continue Reading →
Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar…or for Vishwanathan Anand?
Sachin Tendulkar has finally broken world record of Brian Lara and has become first ever player to score 12,000 test runs!!! Amazing...This has again opened usual debates such as 'Is Sachin greatest cricketer ever?' or 'Is sachin the greatest Indian sportsperson?'...one of such debates that is favourite to electronic media is 'Should Sachin be awarded... Continue Reading →
Laughing it off: Humor on financial crisis
Quote of the day (from a trader): "This (financial crisis) is worse than a divorce. I've lost half my net worth and I still have a wife." Q: What's the difference between an investment banker and a large pizza? A A: large pizza can feed a family of four. Q: How do you define optimism?... Continue Reading →
Booker Awards: Some questions…
The 2008 Booker award has been awarded to an Indian author - Arvind Adiga.As soon as Aravind Adiga's novel The White Tiger the honours, the whole literary world, bloggers, critics have rushed to write about the author - some applauding his while a few questioning his deservingness to this overnight fame.Just look at title of... Continue Reading →
NDTV Business Awards: Finance Minister v/s Railways Minister
This is an era of communication devices, mobiles, electronic media etc. - just as last 2 decades belonged to Computers and software. But more than that this is an era of controversies...Every other day you get to see on television some controvery or the other: some genuine and some crafted!Recent business award function held by... Continue Reading →