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Manjula Pooja Shroff

  • Building a sustainable economy through education in Asia-Pacific region

    The Asia-Pacific region in which India is situated has inherent riches in natural resources such as the oil banks in the Gulf counties, export strength of China, intellectual capital of India, and the research, development and production of the Pacific islands. This area has a projection of 7.5 per...

    Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 7:58pm
  • Cloud computing is the next big thing

    Of course I am proud of Satya Nadella, a man of Indian origin, who has been named as the next CEO of the giant Microsoft software company. Much has been already said about his education in India and his 22 years of service in Microsoft before earning the title. Much debate has also gone on to ask...

    Sunday, 9 February 2014 - 8:02pm
  • Need of the hour: A sensitive society

    There is a large section of humanity that is differently abled — physically, mentally, intellectually and academically. Providing a safe and secure environment for them to function is the responsibility of society, civic bodies and that of polity. Empowering them will lead to a better life and...

    Sunday, 2 February 2014 - 2:11pm
  • Maintaining exclusivity in a social media age

    I recently attended the royal wedding of Lakshraj — scion of the Udaipur Maharana Arvindsinghji. A lavish set up in Bhubaneswar, since the bride, Nivritti is from Bolangir Patna, Orissa. The wedding of the year, families from Rajasthan, Gujarat and Orissa, friends and guests from all over the...

    Sunday, 26 January 2014 - 2:42pm
  • Company Act 2013: CSR and Corporate India

    Changing nearly six decades old regulations for corporate reporting, the new Companies Act makes it mandatory for certain class of profitable enterprises to spend profits on social welfare activities. Such collective expenses are estimated to be about Rs15,000-20,000 crore a year.

    Sunday, 12 January 2014 - 1:12pm
  • Teenage Boys: A vulnerable race

    There is no two ways about the fact that boys and girls are different. In their emotional make-up, in their physiology and biology, their social aspect and primarily the psychological frame work. These differences begin at childhood and run across their lives, but if ever the differences are...

    Sunday, 5 January 2014 - 1:34pm
  • Resolution: Easier made than kept?

    Goals, outcomes, resolutions whether personal or professional, are all big-sounding and impressive words, but when it comes to living by them, it calls for discipline at every step on the way. It is one thing to make a promise and an entirely different one to live through that promise day in and...

    Sunday, 29 December 2013 - 1:06pm
  • Do relationships die?

    The news of Hrithik Roshan and Suzzane separating went down with most people with a twinge of sadness. Hrithink and Suzzane weren’t the most happening or poster kind of couple. This is not a couple who paparazzi chased; they were not the most sought after couple on the red carpet. Then why is the...

    Sunday, 22 December 2013 - 1:11pm
  • The changing face of international education

    Studying abroad is a dream for most students. Besides, the attraction of a foreign land, the process of learning, the demography of peers and the freedom while living away from parents are some factors that contribute to this trend. India, a strong recruitment market for most universities from...

    Sunday, 15 December 2013 - 1:59pm
  • Let's work on that core

    It is that time of the year when early morning activities are on the rise. The cool months of winter, definitely spur people to wake up early and start their fitness routine. The winter sports events are another reason why, people are out in the morning and there is a distinct rise in the 6 am...

    Sunday, 8 December 2013 - 2:25pm