Monthly Archive: November 2016

The ILLS of Urbanization!” Is Smart Cities the Answer

Today, India is amongst the fastest growing large economies of the world, bringing with it unprecedented rates of urbanization. India’s expected urbanization of half its population, an astounding 750 million people, by 2030 is not much different from the global trend. Prompted by people’s desires to improve their quality of...

Leaders and Talk Around the Dinner Table

Do you talk about your boss at the dinner table? Most people do. Do you talk about political figures around the dinner table? Most people do. Conversations about trust, inspiration, likeability, honor and deceit are covered nightly, all over the world at the dinner table. Are these people setting an...

Do You Have A Problem?

About the Author: “Mr K. C. Verma is a close friend, author of  “Stories I wouldn’t tell my mother” and ex-chief of R&AW. There is a common misconception going around – that communication between a woman and a man improves with time. It is further believed, quite erroneously, that if the...

World Bank Rankings – Do They Tell The Whole Story!

Earlier this month World Bank released its Doing Business Report (DBR) which ranks countries on Ease of Doing Business. India was placed at 130 out of 180 countries – a dismal improvement of a single rank from last year. The Indian Government as well as several stakeholders have since expressed...