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Road to a Digital Nation starts with building toilets

The three themes in Prime Minister Modi’s Independence Day address were Clean India, Skilled India and Digital India as a vision for Made in India. Here’s my personal take on how they link together. Continue reading

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From myCrowd to iCloud- 5 Things iLearn from The Steve Jobs journey

There is so much out in the media about Steve Jobs, his iConic presence in the world of computing, music, movies, mobiles ever since he announced his decision to step down from his position of CEO of Apple Inc, that … Continue reading

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Co- creating with the Community- Satish Magar, Draft Land Acquisition Bill and farmers of Bhatta – Parsaul

“Can you help us make townships with our land?” asks Ajay Pal Singh, a farmer who has lost 300 bighas of land to Builders facilitated by the Greater Noida Development Authority in Bhatta-Parsaul. Lost? Says Singh, the Government (yes! The … Continue reading

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F@$% FACEBOOK- BUILD your brands in NICHE Social Networks

I generally don’t use FOUR-letter words in my blogs, but this one is straight from one of the brand managers, I spoke with following FACEBOOK’s “taking down (of) the official India pages of fashion house French Connection UK and chocolate giant Cadbury’s … Continue reading

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I am Anti- Anti: Building a Case for going Pro-

Mother Teresa is supposed to have said, ”  I will walk with you if you change the name of the rally you are holding.  I don’t walk for anti-war protests, I walk for Pro-Peace“. I might have re-phrased it a bit. But … Continue reading

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What’s so social about WikiLeaks? Is Julian Assange the poster boy of traditional media?

WikiLeaks! so what is it? Here’s what Wikipedia (still the community driven knowledge source on the web) says about it. WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes submissions of private, secret, and classified media from anonymous news sources, news leaks, and whistleblowers. … Continue reading

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Social Media Professionals- What makes U ACE ?!

This post (longer than usual) is provoked by a number of folks I know who are jumping onto the Social Media bandwagon. While corporates, businesses and organisations keep looking for how to maximise their visibility and awareness, people are becoming … Continue reading

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How to make your post VIRAL? 3 lessons I learnt in social media

On Oct 13, I wrote a blog post on the Se7en Deadly Social Media Sins. A week later, I was mystified with the spike in hits I noticed on the WordPress dashboard stat counter. Have a look! Now I don’t … Continue reading

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The INDIA with a CLEAN smile- Happy Independance Day 2010

Original post- http://shekharkapur.com/blog/2010/07/a-blackberry-addict-discovers-grassroots-enterprise-in-india/ Shekhar Kapur – a Blackberry addict discovers grassroots enterprise in India A greater ‘hole in the wall’ you cannot imagine.  A small fading sign on thetop saying “Cellphoon reapars” barely visible through the street vendorscrowding the Juhu Market … Continue reading

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StartUp Boost vs Startup Visa

  The Indian Budget is out and am worried! Not because, the bold brush effort of the Finance Minister to put more money in the consumers pockets, would lead to higher consumption, and hopefully, drive up demand. Not because, the … Continue reading

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