Archives for May 2012

“Broadband For All” in India at a minimum download speed of 2 Mbps

Just today my friend flashed me the press release from Govt of India “National Telecom Policy-2012 and Unified Licensing Regime“. We have been hearing and reading about the “National Telecom Policy” for a while now. While the entire nation has been accusing the Govt of India for not functioning the Union Cabinet today approved the National Telecom Policy -2012 (NTP – 2012).

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How to improve the personality skills of students in India?

Today’s Mint carried an article “Blame it on the system” which was a review of New York Times article “An Open Letter to India’s Graduating Classes“. Both articles are an interesting read and a must for parents+students. While India “produces” a huge number of graduates a very small percentage of these are employable. Many get rejected for academic reasons but majority get rejected for not having the “other essential skills”.

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Do students in India look for summer jobs?

Students looking for summer jobs in the US (and other western countries) is very common. I got a call recently from a reporter asking me how popular this topic was on our classified site click.in.

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Asana – a simple and good project management, task-based tool

Asana - Task Management Tool Mint had carried an article today “From a Facebook founder, a social network for work” [originally from NY Times]. It is always interesting to read about how one can improve your productivity. The article is about the task management tool ‘Asana’ but in view of valuations I guess everyone wants to attach the word ‘social network’ to their product.

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The New Bing is pretty cool

There is only one alternative to Google (if at all), that is Bing. I have used it extensively but very frustrated about Bing just refusing to crawl our sites at a much faster rate.

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