Population Policy: Urgent need of hour

Every year India adds to its population, the population of countries such as Cameroon (14.7 mn), Kazakhstan (15.4 mn), Madagascar (15.1mn) and Netherlands (15.8mn). UN demographers estimate that by the year 2016, India will have more people than in Europe and in the next 3 decades we will overtake China as most populous nation. YouContinue reading “Population Policy: Urgent need of hour”

The Challenges ahead for UPA Government

The people of the country have voted United Progressive Alliance to form the government. Dr Manmohan Singh and his new team will be formulated by the end of next week. But the faith and expectations that people have in the abilities of Dr Singh will be the tough task for the alliance. Though Left partiesContinue reading “The Challenges ahead for UPA Government”

70,00,000 Crores Indian Rupees In Swiss Bank….wat a great achievement….!!!!

Our Indians’ Money – 70,00,000 Crores Rupees In Swiss Bank* 1) Yes, 70 lakhs crores rupees of India are lying in Switzerland banks. This is the highest amount lying outside any country, from amongst 180 countries of the world, as if India is the champion of Black Money. 2) German Government has officially written toContinue reading “70,00,000 Crores Indian Rupees In Swiss Bank….wat a great achievement….!!!!”

And the farmer suicide continues….

BILL BRYSON once said that there are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age. He would have not mentioned only these three things, had he been to Vidarbha in Maharshtra. Vidarbha has been in limelight for some time because of the farmer suicides in recentContinue reading “And the farmer suicide continues….”

Indian Economy Slightly Better Poised than other Emerging Economies

THE WORST ever financial crisis to have ravaged the United States since the Great Depression of 1930s, has taken a heavy toll on the world’s largest economy. There is rise in the number of job layoffs and cost cutting. In fact, all the economies of the world are facing crisis to tackle this global meltdown.Continue reading “Indian Economy Slightly Better Poised than other Emerging Economies”

Why Indian students go abroad?

Oxford, Harvard, Cambridge or Yale? A dilemma of Atlantic proportions for the Indian students for these universities not only have the patina of history and heritage attached to them but also offer a wide array of opportunities in todays world. There has been a growing trend of Indian students going abroad for education. In theContinue reading “Why Indian students go abroad?”

Inflation: The Real Cause of Hunger

IN THE last decade or so India has made progress in tackling the hunger and malnutrition, but the latest global hunger index (GHI) report says that the situation is still very critical in the country. India ranks 66th on the 2008 GHI of 88 countries, a report released by the Washington-based International Food Policy ResearchContinue reading “Inflation: The Real Cause of Hunger”

G7 nations vow to stop financial crisis

The world’s seven largest economies finance ministers and central bank governors met in Washington and have agreed to do whatever they can in order to tackle the financial crisis which has spread and threatens to take the entire world into recession. The G7 countries were in agreement that the current financial meltdown all over theContinue reading “G7 nations vow to stop financial crisis”

Bush signs Nuclear deal

“It is a Big Deal”. When the whole of India slept on Thursday morning, George Bush signed the legislation to implement the Indo-US Nuclear deal in the White House.  The legislation marks a historic deal that took more then three years in the making. George Bush was all smiles as he signed the legislation confirmingContinue reading “Bush signs Nuclear deal”

Morgan Goldman drop all investments

In what may be the defining moment of banking in America, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs- the last of the two largest surviving banks in America decided to abandon all investments and become bank holding companies in order to remain in business. If after the fall of Lehmann Brothers and the buy out of MerrillContinue reading “Morgan Goldman drop all investments”

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