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Thursday, July 20, 2017
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Intriguing Insights Into US, India and China

The Economist uses interactive maps so creatively!  Here’s what I would like you to take a peek at.  They have compared the states or provinces of U.S., India and China to various countries based on equivalent GDP, population or GDP per person. 

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09/05/11
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The Problem of Caste-based Reservation System in India

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“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself” ~ Andy Warhol

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08/29/11
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Why Anna Hazare is Important?

Anna HazareDuring past few days while collecting signatures in support of JanLokpal bill, Anna Hazare and his crusade, I came across many of my compatriots who were questioning the rightfulness or democratic spirit behind the old Gandhian’s movement?

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08/22/11
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Second Generation Indian-American Qualms

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As a second-generation Indian American, I am blessed to not only be raised on the staunch work ethic ingrained within my parent’s ethos, but also that world-famous American sense of independence. As Indians, however, we must realize that our vestige within America is not based on the charity of the office of immigration, but rather the steadfast dedication that is currently the source of much of the 21st century’s trend of outsourcing jobs.

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06/12/11
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Can we solve the problem of corruption in India?

India is growing at an annual rate of 8% but the corruption is growing more than 100% every year. These days even the smallest corruption figure is in couple of thousands of millions. If it continues like that, all the gains of growth will go to drain and will make the life of a common man even more miserable than before. Every one wonders how to get rid of this menace. Recently many intellectuals, ex-IAS/IPS and social activists etc., have come together and formed a forum called India against corruption. It is heartening to know that this forum is growing every hour, which shows a strong desire on the part of people to get rid of corruption or at least minimize it to the possible minimum level. There are suggestions to plug holes in the system and one of the suggestions is the Jan Lokpal Bill.

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03/07/11
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