Category Archives: People

Related to people I know or have influsenced me

Business Sutra – By Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik, “Chief Belief Officer” of Kishore Biyani‘s Future group has been one my favorite authors. I am always attracted to people who have chosen unusual careers and have been successful in them. Devdutta is one of them. From being a trained physician, to an executive in pharmaceutical and … Continue reading

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चला, देश सुधारुया 

मागच्या लेखात आपण पाहिले की ब्लॉग्समुळे प्रसार माध्यमांचे लोकशाहीकरण झाले. आता लेखक, बातमीदार आणि प्रकाशक होणे हे कोणाही सामान्य माणसाच्या आवाक्यात आले आहे. आपण हेही पाहिले की ही शक्ती लोक आपल्या कळकळीच्या कोणत्याही कार्याकरता वापरू शकतात. किंबहुना अनेक लोकांची ब्लॉग … Continue reading

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टिळक, पुन्हा एकदा तुम्हाला विनम्र श्रद्धांजली!

As most of us would remember from our school days, come 1st August, and we remembered Bal Gangadhar Tilak. We used to have elocution competitions in the school most of us contributed by taking part. Almost all the speakers recited … Continue reading

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No mean feat…

When we hear about someone who has lost both his feet to frostbite at the age of 23, what is our typical reaction? We feel pity for that person. We wonder why should a young person meet this fate. We … Continue reading

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Solving the Confusion of tongues

The story of Tower of Babel has always amazed me. I read it first in the Mythical Man-month, the classical collection of essays on software engineering. It emphasized the importance of having a common language. This is how the story … Continue reading

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Happy new year 2012

It has been exactly a year since I began writing. And what an year it has been. Today, I would share some of the highlights of the year with all of you and muse about what I plan to do … Continue reading

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इंग्लिश मंगलाष्टक

Last few weeks, we have been pre-occupied with my son, Mihir’s wedding. A wedding is quite a project, that needs contributions from so many people. In fact, In Marathi, we have a saying, लग्न पहावे करून. (One must experience organizing … Continue reading

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