Archives for August 2007

Has Alexa changed the way they work?

On The India Street (http://www.theindiastreet.com/ ) I read,

I’m not surprised by our winner but I am stunned by how close Rediff Classifieds came to Craigslist India in terms of page view Rank. According to Alexa, Craigslist India is about 46th most popular while Rediff Classifieds finishes a respectable 105; not bad for a site that doesn’t focus on classified advertising.

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Social Networking seems to be in the news, AGAIN!

Orkut and India – a love hate relationship

Voice chat providers may be taxed

Voice chat may no longer be free in India, else it may be blocked.

Royal ride, Mysore is Mysuru now

Our politicians across all parties are united when it comes to diverting the attention of their citizens. Dharam Singh initiated the change of name of 12 cities and finally it got approved during HDK‘s tenure. Why has the government unnecessarily fiddled around something which was going on smoothly? I guess because they are the government!

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How do you build future leaders/bureaucrats in India?

Yesterday I had a very interesting conversation with my cousin from the US. We met her family after 11 years. We were talking about her son’s extra-curricular activities. One of her sons went to National Youth Leadership Forum in Washington DC.
National Youth Leadership Forum
His team was given a “situation” – emergency in Sudan. They had to come up with a solution. Each member was appointed as Secretary of Defence, National Security Advisor etc.

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