He was my classmate. Got his gold medal in 1978. Often he used to question professors which got them stumped. I didn’t understand most of them. Even other toppers like Gurjar didn’t understand them. He was helpful to me. Not showing the arrogance most of the toppers displayed. I liked him. In Bombay most came… Continue reading Dr. Narendra Karmarkar
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
People refer to IITs as IITs. And everybody understands what they are referring to.A few years ago, when I was in IIT, well, make it eons ago, we at IIT Bombay used to laugh at when common people on the street used to get confused and used to call it ITI. A good techical school,… Continue reading Massachusetts Institute of Technology
US, Japan and India
Indian youth is quite determined to make USA and Japan their friends while hate China who is the root reason of all that is evil in the world. Could it be that thousands of years of slavery has its impact on the Indian mind, unable to understand the reality.Most animals until the exact time they… Continue reading US, Japan and India
Is MIT MBA for quantitative giants?
MIT MBA is not a prestigious as the Harvard MBA. HBS had George Bush, or some other Bush I think. Still it ranks among the top MBA programs in the USA because it is supposed to be a powerhouse of quantitative analysis. Even though I didn’t expect to get in, thanks to poor grades by… Continue reading Is MIT MBA for quantitative giants?
China distrusted the most
“Over 77 per cent of the respondents rated the US as the most trusted leading global power. The US was followed by Australia, Russia, Japan, France, UK and the European Union (EU). The country that the respondents distrusted the most (77 percent) is China.” – TOI on Indian youth. The curvey result showed that the… Continue reading China distrusted the most
Japan – an ally or a foe
What a silly question. Everybody knows, especially Bengalis, that Japan is India’s best friend for ever. They built a status of Rabindra Nath Tagore in their famous Sakura garden, Netaji guided their military in their war to keep Asia for Asians, Japanese forces came with Netaji and kicked away British so that India got independence,… Continue reading Japan – an ally or a foe
American Prisons – my chance for one
I had a chance to be imprisoned once in my life. It was in Carbondale, end of my first semester at SIU. Vivek and Deva were my roommates. I shared the room with Vivek. Both were from IIT Kanpur. 1981 batch? The apartment was far from the campus, where classes were held. When I moved… Continue reading American Prisons – my chance for one
Computer gold rush is almost over
Life was good for Indians in computers. The world opened up its doors to them, to manage the shortage of labor in their countries. To maintain their lead over other countries, Indian professionals were rewarded handsomely. Any small idea, became worth billions. In Japan when it became clear to Mitsubishi that I was upset with… Continue reading Computer gold rush is almost over
Are Jews Special?
Are Jews Special? We know how special they are. All the stories that come to us via media shows how this tiny nation is able to survive against the Muslim fanatics hell bent on destroying it. Also Israel is India’s trusted friend – just like America, Japan, and Australia. Israel is a high tech nation… Continue reading Are Jews Special?
Chinese father reunited with kidnapped son
after 24-year search Note: A heartwarming story from China After travelling 500,000km across China on a motorbike, Geo Gangtang finds his long-lost son in Henan province. 13 Jul 2021 A Chinese man was reunited with his kidnapped son after a 24-year search that saw him travel half a million kilometres across China on a motorcycle,… Continue reading Chinese father reunited with kidnapped son