Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Expanded Acronym

IF you wish to put down someone who pretends to be a mighty potentate, the easiest way is to expand his acronym in a droll manner. Thus, IBM could find itself designated as ‘Institute for Bungling Morons’. Microsoft may have … Continue reading

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PM’s new image doctor

For Download Click Here   Communications advisor Pankaj Pachauri has to undo some of the damage done to the Prime Minister’s image by his earlier advisors and fill the communication and information deficit as speedily as possible   by Renu … Continue reading

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Season for short-lived rallies

STOCK DOCTOR dr gs sood The year 2012 started on a cheerful note, with the markets gaining ground robustly. The markets showed resilience despite a host of negative developments on the international front, including the downgrades by rating agency Standard … Continue reading

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A beautiful tragedy

BOOK REVIEW social commentary The story of a Third World country trapped in neo-colonialism THE novel, Subarnadweepa, was published in Odia in 1994. This was the time of liberalisation of Indian economy, the beginning of neo-colonialism and a new kind … Continue reading

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Who will be VP

the business of democracy T HE race to be the Vice President of India has already begun.   Though it is a long way to go, but one cannot stop aspirants from trying for the prestigious post. The new incumbent is … Continue reading

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Ajit Singh flying high

takes ministry in hand AJIT Singh, the newly appointed Minister for Civil Aviation, is proving all who thought that he could not take wings in his new ministry wrong. Rising from the ground, the new Minister acquired a full grip … Continue reading

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More trouble for Kalmadi

    Ajit Pawar eyes Pune SURESH Kalmadi’s problems seem to be never-ending. Barely had he managed coming out of jail that he was at the receiving end on his home turf Pune, where a political battle has ensued. Kalmadi … Continue reading

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CM’s actor brother-in-law

  moving in the corridors of power IF SHIVRAJ Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, thought that clouds over his government had blown over with Uma Bharati deciding to shift base to Uttar Pradesh, he surely got it wrong. … Continue reading

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Beni maangay more from Secretary

  MANY are curious as to why Pradeep Kumar Misra, 1976 batch IAS officer from UP, a mild mannered and well cultured officer left the Steel Ministry. As Secretary Steel, he had Virbhadra Singh and Beni Prasad Verma as his … Continue reading

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Media shy HS

SECRETARY Home admittedly has a job which needs privacy and secrecy. But, mediapersons too have a job. It is their duty to tell their viewers and readers what is happening in the Ministry. Mediapersons visit the North Block office of … Continue reading

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