How to recognize a true friend - Vidur Niti

Vidur was a very wise man in Indian history and a Prime Minister of Pandavs and Kauravs. Vidura is held to be a paragon of truth, dutifulness, impartial judgement and steadfast dharma. He is considered the embodiment of the inner consciousness of the Mahabharata. The following is his advice on how to recognize a true friend.

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Why Most Netbooks Are Better Than iPad / Tablet

Inspite of the hype caused by iPad and Samsung Galaxy tablets, Netbooks are still a winning proposition for many class of users. Here’s a brief set of reasons to look into before you go plonking down your hard earned cash for a tablet:
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A Romance Spanning Time and Space: The Story of Leela Or Multiverse in Sanatan Dharma

A Romance of Time and Space: The Story of Leela
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Being kind versus being ruthless in sacking inefficient employees

Today I was talking with a good friend of mine who is a very highly educated and experienced professional and above all a very good human being. He was sharing how he tried to be kind to everybody and how people took advantage, his unwillingness to sack inefficient employees was often leveraged for no good of the company. And he has been as such forced to be ruthless and be highly intolerant of inefficient employees.

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“Mai hnu na” (”I will take care of everything”) and the consequences

Many times I have been lulled into a false sense of security where a respectable person promised to take care of something which was extremely crucial for my business and myself. Only later, much later did I find out that the promise was not kept and I have been left to handle the consequences, often heavy. Last few days I have been battling with one such issue which simply due to sheer negligence and lying of a professional, who was highly recommended by a close family friend of 30 years, is costing me around 1.5 lac rupees, my fault being trusting the false promises and assurances and not looking into it personally due to lack of time.

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Top 34 Reasons to Join an IT Startup in India

Joining a startup company anywhere in the world is a no-brainer, more so in India and even more so for IT Startups. The pros far outweigh the cons for IT industry. Whether you’re just graduating, or you’ve done your time working for “big companies”, now is as good a time as ever to join a startup. Here are top 30 reasons to join an IT Startup:
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AIESEC Workshop on Entrepreneurship (Photos and Video)

AIESECI conducted a workshop on 16th October 2011 at IIT Kharagpur on Entrepreneurship. About 150 students attended. They had to close registration within a week of announcement as all seats were booked. Here are some photos and partial video from the presentation (sound surprisingly tapers down after some time) taken with Google Nexus One.entrepreneurship-workshop-at-aiesec-iit-kharagpur-5entrepreneurship-workshop-at-aiesec-iit-kharagpur

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14 Basic Leadership Traits Taught by United States Marine Corps - J.J. DID TIE BUCKLE

14 basic leadership traits as taught by United States Marine Corps can be summarized by simple acronym used to remember these 14 traits. “J.J. DID TIE BUCKLE”

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R.I.P. Google+ - Top 7+ Reasons Why Google+ Is Doomed To Failure

All across the web famous magazine like Forbes, journalists & bloggers are proclaiming the death of Google+. Let’s look at why Google+ is doomed to failure or is it?

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I will be a panelist at Youth To Business Forum at IIT Kharagpur on October 16, 2011

I will be a panelist at Youth To Business Forum at IIT Kharagpur on October 16, 2011.

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