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Modern Conquest | Foreign Affairs

This is an great inforgraphic that shows aggressive conquests have declined, but land grabs are on the rise. Source: Modern Conquest | Foreign Affairs

India will replace all street lights of the country with LED bulbs in next 24 months

The central government expects Karnataka to be in top five in the implementation of new and renewable energy programmes the minister added. India has the target of producing 1,75,000 MW and Renewable energy in next five years. The government also launched Solar Mission to generate 1 lakh MW solar power in the country. Similarly wind…

Chairman And CEO Mark Gray Discusses Cybergy Partners’ Successes At The 9th Annual Southeast Venture Conference

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It was great to visit Charlotte, NC especially given that we presented SmartFile at this conference 3 years ago. It was also neat to see some of my friends after years of being away in India. My friend Joshua Siegel at Rubicon Venture Capital also was participating as one of the leaders in the angel investment…

Bring Transparency to an Intentionally Opaque Market

I had the pleasure of working with Anil Swarup at RSBY in India. He assembles the best possible team recruiting teams that consist of not just all the stakeholders but also people that believe in the project and then helps everyone prove the adage that the whole is greater then the sum of the parts.…

THE MOPPET SHOW: A season for miracles

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We are in the processes of evaluating the next steps with Our Baby. It has been an emotional time to watch our baby suffer through various issues but no real answers. My Kadambari @KadambariM is an amazing writer and captures the emotion of the day and the joy of watch our daughters spark of the day…

Mangalyaan: 10 top things to know

Congratulations to the team at ISRO and to India. It is a proud moment for my adopted home that it has been able to make such great strides showing the world what is possible. All of humanity should feel a sense of ownership in this achievement as it is built on the backs many great…

Govt to pay 50% premium for auto & taxi drivers under RSBY

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Year in and year out RSBY is marching up the hill, or pyramid. Now that RSBY is being extend to people in the next quintile, it is time to move up to IT workers. The real question is when will the world accept that you have to have a balance between supply side and demand…

UIDAI — Aadhaar — DBT gets big push to go ahead

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gave a vote of confidence to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which is generating Aadhaar numbers for India’s 1.2-billion strong population. He sought the speedy roll-out of the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme, a flagship programme of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. This effectively ends a turf war, which had raised questions…

Dutch: Income to Height

Randy Olsen looks at the correlation between income and height. This correlation has been discussed and debated for years. It has been widely accepted that poverty and the lack of proteins are well known to stunt growth as well as reduces IQ but this is one of the first looks that would show this continues…

Coming soon: RSBY for all in India

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It is great to see that the new Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is starting to be an advocate of RSBY. RSBY currently covers 37 million families within India with a fully portable, biometric linked health insurance smart card that covers up to a family of 5 with hospitalization coverage and so much more. The program…

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