Humour: Your 2-minute Management Lesson

Two minute refresher management course must read. Not my creation,  but a favorite forward that I thought I must share🙂 Lesson One An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing. A small rabbit saw the eagle and asked him, “Can I also sit like you and do nothing?” The eagle answered: “Sure, why…


Who will win the battle in DAS Phase III markets?

DTH, with its high rate of inactive subscribers – as high at 45% on an average — is clearly out of the race for the lion’s share. So, whoever wins the battle to sign up and empower the highest number of Last Mile Operators (LMOs) in DAS Phase III markets– clearly either the MSOs or a good HITS Platform — will take it away.

Girl Rising, airing on Raksha Bandhan, receives full support from PM Modi, Maneka Gandhi

This Raksha Bandhan, what do superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt, Freida Pinto, Nandita Das, Sushmita Sen and Parineeti Chopra have in common? They’ve come together to urge television viewers across India’s leading Hindi GEC, Star Plus, to celebrate women’s empowerment through education. For which leading Hindi GEC Star Plus…

Of pride, decency, values, and ‘Old Farts’

This is so true. Received it as a forward from a dear friend, Sarosh Aibara,  so it isn’t an original piece of  writing,  but it is,  as I said,  very true. ‘Old fart’  is a derisive,  dismissive descriptor.  But actually, it’s not a bad thing to be called an Old Fart, as you will see.…

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Of prejudice, and a great radio show: U P Ki Kahaniyaan

Some time back, I had tweeted without thought. Without pondering. Just on the basis of a 30-second radio spot, I decided that I wouldn’t like the show it was promoting, I wrote that the presenter and his show deserved to be pushed to the graveyard shift where it would help insomniacs, etc, and that the show was a 15-minute speedbreaker in the station’s drive prime.