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BRICS: PM Modi turns in a star performance on global stage

Jul 17, 2014

BRICS: PM Modi turns in a star performance on global stage

Despite the gaffes in scheduling meetings, Modi has emerged from the BRICS summit having made a mark for himself, his own personal style statement and his individualistic stamp on foreign policy. #India #Brazil #PoliticsDecoder #BRICs #Vladimir Putin #Xi Jinping #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #New Development Bank #Fortaleza Declaration
Modi vows to strengthen ties with South America using BRICS as platform

Jul 17, 2014

Modi vows to strengthen ties with South America using BRICS as platform

Modi said that India's trade with South America, has shown strong growth in recent years but was still well below potential #World #India #Narendra Modi #Brazil #BRICs #TheySaidIt #Dilma Rousseff #BRICS Development Bank #MERCOSUR
IMF welcomes setting up of new BRICS development bank

Jul 17, 2014

IMF welcomes setting up of new BRICS development bank

The International Monetary Fund has welcomed the move to set up a new BRICS development bank stating that it is ready to work with the Bank's leadership. #India #China #IMF #Brazil #diplomacy #NewsTracker #Russia #International Monetary Fund #BRICs #South Africa #BRICS summit 2014 #IMF Reforms 2010 #BRICS development banks
Why the BRICS development bank trumps World Bank

Jul 17, 2014

Why the BRICS development bank trumps World Bank

The real achievement of the BRICS bank is that the structure of governance for the bank is based on the principle of "one country, one vote." #Politics #World #India #China #World Bank #Narendra Modi #Brazil #Russia #InMyOpinion #BRICs #South Africa #West #BRICS Development Bank #one country one vote
Chidambaram welcomes move to establish $100 bn BRICS bank

Jul 16, 2014

Chidambaram welcomes move to establish $100 bn BRICS bank

Finance Minister of the BRICS countries had also worked on the idea at various deliberations on the sidelines of the Fund-Bank and G-20 meetings, he said. #P. Chidambaram #Angela Merkel #BRICs #TheySaidIt #Vladimir Putin #Xi Jinping #Brasilia #Indo-Russian relations #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #BRICS Development Bank #Fortaleza

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After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

Jan 27, 2014

After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

The governments before never took up the battle seriously. But the only way out of perpetual shortage and the subsidy cycle is to make rainwater and solar power harvesting mandatory in the capital. #India #Sheila Dikshit #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Greenpeace #Delhi Development Authority #Aam Aadmi Party #Akshardham temple #2010 Commonwealth Games
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jun 30, 2013

Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

The reasonable risk involved in the growth of tourism and hydel industries is loss of hundreds lives of the local poor who are apparently benefiting from development. #India #ConnectTheDots #Uttarakhand #Vijay Bahuguna #Uttarakhand floods #Development projects #India development

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Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 22, 2014

The Agility Factor

I have studied organization change and effectiveness for more than 40 years. The word 'agility' is the latest buzzword in boardrooms, management retreats, and leadership development programs. There is a lot of research on agile software development, ...
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 21, 2014

Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

Microsoft will hold next year a new conference that encompasses its enterprise IT products, including the productivity and server Office software, IT management wares and development tools, and replaces several shows that are narrower in scope. Descr...
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 21, 2014

Poverty, environment, even traffic fatalities: UN’s sweeping sustainable development goals aim to fix everything -- on paper

End global hunger and all forms of malnutrition and poverty by 2030, along with all urban slums around the world.  Halve the number of deaths from road traffic accidents globally (an estimated 1.24 million in 2010, according to the World Health Organ... #World Health Organization #George Russell