Kudankulam Nuclear Plant – People Oppose it – Kalam Supports it

The Kudankulam Nuclear Plant Project has been going on for many years now and it is ready to be commissioned soon. In the past few months, there have been major protests about the safety of the neighbouring areas, if any accidents happen in the plant. The public protests have gathered momentum and they have now …

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World’s Most Influential People

Forbes recently released a list of 68 most influential people in the world. This list is introduced by Forbes with a nice phrase saying there are 6.8 billion people in this world and here is a list of the top 68 people who are considered the most influential. While there are many popular names in …

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Main Street USA ideas for PURA in India

I have always been a fan of the concept of ‘Main Street’ that have been in existence in the US for over 100 years now. I have also been a big fan of the PURA (Providing Urban amenities in Rural Areas) concept that is envisioned as a part of India 2020 programme – helping India …

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Abdul Kalam – Politician Review

Abdul Kalamji was the president of India from 2002 to 2007. When I thought about writing about good things done by Politicians of India, Abdul Kalamji was the first name that came to my mind.  As a part of this, I could not help giving a simple example based on his interview at Wharton in …

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The Kalam Effect – A book review

Every time I come back from India to the US, I have got into a habit of looking out for newer books from ex-president of India, Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam. This time, I noticed a book called ‘The Kalam Effect’ by Mr.P.M.Nair, who worked quite closely with him during Dr. Abdul Kalam’s presidency. Since my curiosity …

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