Close on the heels of a landmark achievement, the Indian Space Research Organisation has made an exciting announcement. Yesterday, newswires the world over were abuzz with the story of ISRO’s historic ten-at-one-blow satellite launch (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7370391.stm). Today, we hear that India is set to send out a manned space mission in seven years’ time (http://www.hindu.com/2008/04/29/stories/2008042956441000.htm). This […]
It was initially with a sense of amusement that I read of the reaction of Maharashtra’s Minister of State for Home to the sight of cheerleaders at the recent IPL match in Mumbai. Mantriji apparently thinks that it was “absolutely obscene” (http://www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1161274). Shatru bhaiyya agrees. Hardly surprising.
This is a rather familiar and sadly hypocritical line […]
The Business Week has judged the Tata Group to the world’s sixth most innovative company (http://bwnt.businessweek.com/interactive_reports/innovative_companies/?chan=magazine+channel_special+report, http://www.rediff.com/money/2008/apr/18tata1.htm). That’s quite an honour. To rank among the world’s most innovative is a credit to any corporation. But then, I am hardly surprised. Since the days of Jamshedji Tata, through JRD’s days and ever more in recent times, […]