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  • The Power of WE

    The Power of WE

    Culture & Education | December 13, 2011

    This unfolding story is the type of good news we all need to hear. No one enjoys reading stories of AIDS orphans in Africa. It hurts to hear of a nine year old struggling to care for his younger siblings but it is the situation which has given birth to this good news story

  • The Future of Indian Cities: Finding Answers in Questions

    The Future of Indian Cities: Finding Answers in Questions

    Infrastructure & Transportation | February 25, 2014

    Cities…much maligned and much lusted after. What is it about cities that makes them hotbeds of chaos, pollution, and decay, and at the same time centers of innovation, creativity, and wealth creation?

  • Green Revolution 2.0: What we need to do

    Green Revolution 2.0: What we need to do

    Agriculture & Rural Development | August 26, 2011

    The technological breakthroughs of the Green Revolution in the 60s and 70s sprang us forward. But our growth has slowed. Agricultural growth has missed targets by 1 percentage point for the past 4 years, and the combination of economic growth with a swelling population means more people are demanding more agricultural commodities.

  • E-volution: A series on the future of IT

    E-volution: A series on the future of IT

    Energy & Technology | August 9, 2011

    Technology hasn’t always meant iPhones and laptops, the internet or electronics. In fact, for thousands of years technology was simply the tools you used to search for food. A spade? Technology. A bow and arrow? Technology. The wheel? One of the technologies that has transformed the world!

  • Business today: Are we ready for Gen C?

    Business today: Are we ready for Gen C?

    Energy & Technology | August 11, 2011

    Much has been made of Generation Connected: It demands this;...

  • The future of transportation: finding solutions for tomorrow’s world

    The future of transportation: finding solutions for tomorrow’s world

    Infrastructure & Transportation | February 25, 2014

    The world is watching India to see whether we can rise into a global economic power. Can we spread our growth to include the whole country? Only if we can meet the need for sustainable transportation infrastructure.

  • India: From present participle to past participle of “Rise”

    India: From present participle to past participle of “Rise”

    Agriculture & Rural Development | December 8, 2011

    The world is reeling. It all started in 2008 with the subprime crisis in the US, which spared no corner of the globe, followed by the fall of the PIGS economies. Later, when the world was waking up to the recovery call, the Middle East fell into turmoil and a tsunami struck Japan. To add to the fire, S&P downgraded the US’s credit rating from AAA to AA+.

  • The Mercado Mayapan: Preserving Culture and Tradition

    The Mercado Mayapan: Preserving Culture and Tradition

    Health | November 1, 2011

    The Mercado serves a neighborhood that has been through hard times. The Chamizal, as the neighborhood is known, never recovered from the shift of the clothing factories to Mexico (and later China) with the advent of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994. Many of the women who worked in the industry lost their jobs and families are still struggling.