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Apurva on ‘The City that Never Sleeps’

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“There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless” – Simone de Beauvoir When I was asked to write about  my visit to New York City, I realised that this… Continue reading

The Venus Project: Creation of a New Social System

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  What is The Venus Project? Very briefly, The Venus Project is an organization that proposes a feasible plan of action for social change, a holistic global socio-economic system called a Resource Based Economy; that… Continue reading

Historic Day in Capitalism: Microsoft + Google + Amazon + Facebook > Apple

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Apple is an enormously wealthy and profitable company, we all know this. Sometimes, though, there’s a bit of context that really snaps it into crisp detail. One such observation was made earlier today… Continue reading

Did Neil Armstrong Land on The Moon?

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DID NEIL ARMSTRONG LAND ON MOON? THE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE  Issue 1: Since the Moon has only one light source, the Sun, the shadows must be in line. But in this cases, it looks as… Continue reading

‘Jugaad’: The Classic Indian Way of Getting The Job Done

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“Jugaad,” loosely translates as “the gutsy art of overcoming harsh constraints by improvising an effective solution using limited resources.” It is the Hindi word for frugal improvisation and arguably a much-needed antidote to… Continue reading

Economics of FDI in India

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Developing nations have made their presence felt in the economies of developed ones by receiving a decent amount of FDI in the last 3 decades. Although India is not the most preferred destination… Continue reading

Summer at Harvard: Apurva on ‘Living The Dream’

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(Apurva Raghavan reflects on her summer at Harvard University where she spent the better part of the summer of 2012. ) In his bestseller ‘The Class’, Erich Segal wrote, “Quiet heroism or youthful… Continue reading

Ten to the Power :: A vision,a need

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Complain, criticism and cynicism Three words that usually describe the nature of human beings today, especially in India. There are certain things we were given, certain things that we cannot change because someone… Continue reading

Entreprenurial Blogs II – Starting A Start-Up

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Starting a start-up is considered by many to be one of the most difficult and fearful tasks that exists. The major hindrance, as seen in Entrepreneurial Blogs I – Don’t Be Afraid To… Continue reading

Think before you Ink

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I’m not the first to say it, nor will I be the last: The decision to get tattooed is big and important, and should not be taken lightly. My family and friends may… Continue reading