Maruti Suzuki and Haryana government collaborate to set up industrial training institute in Gurugram


Maruti Suzuki India has signed a pact with Haryana Government to set up a model industrial training institute (ITI). The institute will be known as Japan-India Manufacturing (JIM), which will be located in Uncha Majra village of Gurugram district and expects to train over 500 individuals annually.

What’s the basic law of software engineering talent?


“A great developer is well worth his/her weight in gold. The theory subscribed to here is that a great developer is 5x-10x better than an average software developer and that’s the basic law of software engineering talent,” says Ravi Gururaj, chairman of the Nasscom Product Council. Source: TOI

Photographer lead around the world by Girlfriend


The series was shot by Russian photographer Murad Osmann and his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in an ongoing project called Follow Me. Each photograph has the hand of photographer Osmann and back of his girlfriend Zakharova. The pictures were first published on Instagram which was blown out into a  movement while providing others with the uniqueContinue reading “Photographer lead around the world by Girlfriend”

Ace International Photographers (Series): Martine Franck


I came across a great quote from Martine Franck that said: “What I like most about photography is the moment that you can’t anticipate: you have to be constantly watching for it, ready to welcome the unexpected.” When I delved deeper into knowing who she was and what she did to arrive at such aContinue reading “Ace International Photographers (Series): Martine Franck”

Daily Prompt: The New School


The high-resolution image is shared on my flickr page for lack of uploading limit. Please be kind enough and check the work by clicking on the below link. A Preying Photographer http://www.flickr.com/photos/99345206@N02/11647272524/ Submission for Daily Prompt: The New School

People’s movement against corruption divides in two camps: Team Anna and Team Arvind


What started off as an apolitical public movement against corruption was split before it could achieve its end goal of a corruption-free India. In what could have been undisputedly the most high-profile events of Indian Diaspora during recent times, Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal locked horns over their separate ideas for achieving India Against Corruption’sContinue reading “People’s movement against corruption divides in two camps: Team Anna and Team Arvind”

The Economist on “Gold Craze” in India


The Economist summed up the reason behind the gold craze of an Indian individual saying: “At the individual level, then, the gold craze makes sense. But in aggregate it is a disaster for India. Imports of bullion impose a massive strain on its balance of payments—amounting to $54 billion in the year to March 2013.”Continue reading “The Economist on “Gold Craze” in India”

Anoushka Shankar’s “The Traces Of You” tour to go to four US cities #Music #Entertainment #US #GlobalAnnal (VIDEO)


To reduce my effort a little, I am quoting Anoushka’s Facebook page below for you all. “Click the link for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Anoushka Shankar live in the USA for the Traces Of You tour. We have a pair of tickets available for each of the following shows; AlysContinue reading “Anoushka Shankar’s “The Traces Of You” tour to go to four US cities #Music #Entertainment #US #GlobalAnnal (VIDEO)”

Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case


Little did Sahar Gul knew, an Afghani teenager that she may land up in hospital after her in-laws forced her to take up prostitution. Her case ended up in the Supreme Court of Afghanistan after her convicted in-laws were released by appeals courts, who were originally sentenced to a 10 year jail term. The AljazeeraContinue reading “Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case”

Strategic communications of political parties in India: A PR Perspective


Coming from a Journalism background, I was quite amazed at times, looking at the people saying and treating media and people with no insight or analysis as to how it may stand against or in their favor in the coming future. Politicians and bureaucrats in India are a great example of this behavior. Even traditionalContinue reading “Strategic communications of political parties in India: A PR Perspective”