Monthly Archives: March 2011

ONGC: Appointment Shenanigans

 Tilakdhari brothers decide who will be the ONGC Chairman? Who will be the next chairman of India’s mighty navratna Oil & Natural Gas Corporation? ONGC is the million dollar question doing the rounds of Delhi’s power corridors. This energy … Continue reading

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Read More : BIG BOSS | secretary, steel pradeep kumar misra ‘WE WERE FIRST TO REBOUND IN THE WORLD AFTER THE RECESSION’ AN IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre and 1976 batch, Pradeep Kumar Misra postgraduated in economics. … Continue reading

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Civil servants, unite!

Read full Magazine : MANDARIN MATTERS | corruption |  decay of the services Civil servants, unite! Babus have nothing to lose but their servility by MG DEVASAHAYAM A group of us, including former civil servants, lawyers and other professionals, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Prime Minister of India

MANDARIN MATTERS | corruption | br lall Read Full Magazine : An Open Letter to the Prime Minister of India Respected Sir, It had been an article of faith with me that, to set the country right, all we … Continue reading

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‘Indian bureaucrats are extremely meticulous’

TALKTIME | chairman & ceo, morpho | jean paul jainsky ‘Indian bureaucrats are extremely meticulous’ JEAN Paul Jainsky joined the Sagem Group in 1975, with Société Anonyme de Télécommunication (SAT) – a subsidiary of Sagem and a pioneering company in … Continue reading

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Ah, the scent of jasmine!

SILLY POINT | vincent van ross Ah, the scent of jasmine! Uncle Sam’s chickens come home to roost THE 82-year-old Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak, stepped down and took the first non-presidential flight out of Cairo, bringing to an end three … Continue reading

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What a farce, my countrymen!

GOVERNANCE | e-solutions conclave What a farce, my countrymen! Amidst much fanfare the Centre and State government held the two-day 14th National Conference on e-Governance at Aurangabad from February 10. Behind the corporate glitz, the conference stopped short of meeting … Continue reading

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Myths and Reality about the Trinamool-Maoist NEXUS

STATESCAN | west bengal  | maoists Myths and Reality about the Trinamool-Maoist NEXUS What the CPI(M) is trying to do, ably assisted by junior cohorts of the Left Front, is to pass off Maoist killings as the deeds of joint … Continue reading

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‘Reforms are a MUST’

GLOBESCAN | secretary to the president, sri lanka | lalith weeratunga ‘Reforms are a MUST’  he erudite Man Friday to President Mahinda Rajapakse is also the unquestioned head of the nation’s civil service. An admirer of India’s administrative structure who … Continue reading

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STOCK DOCTOR | gs sood Be wary of sentiment, buy selectively SENTIMENT is the mother of all factors influencing the markets and may alter with even the slightest change in the way we look at future events despite the fact … Continue reading

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