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  • 14-Aug-2008 | Sreya Ray

    Why relativism cannot survive globalisation

    George Rupp’s move from the presidency of Columbia University to the helm of the International Rescue Committee (IRC, which works to aid and resettle those displaced by conflict or disaster)

  • 18-Jul-2008 | Sreya Ray

    The dummies` guide to investing in China

    These days, we have been fed an unvarying diet of how China, with its sustained economic growth and burgeoning trade surplus, is a prime, don't-miss investment destination.

  • 04-Jul-2008 | Sreya Ray

    Switching on the Internet

    In 2003, Nicholas Carr wrote an article in the Harvard Business Review, "IT Doesn't Matter", arguing that companies could not gain a competitive advantage by investing in expensive, tailored, cutting-edge computer systems, as ...

  • 25-Jun-2008 | Sreya Ray

    The folly of modern architecture

    Many decades ago, John Silber gave a philosophy lecture arguing that despite the trend of absurdist modern art at the time, there could never be an architecture of the absurd.

  • 12-Jun-2008 | Sreya Ray

    Fear-free America?

    In a year when the United States, and the world at large, looks forward to a new beginning in the White House, there is a need to re-examine American politics.

  • 09-Jun-2008 | Sreya Ray

    Looking beyond 1991

    India is a study in contradictions, a place where "everything and its opposite are bound to happen", as Joan Robinson is quoted within.

  • 30-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    America Between the Lines

    In a year when the United States and the world at large look forward to a fresh start, beginning within the White House, comes a need to understand American politics with a new eye.

  • 20-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Oil prices and subsidies

    Even as American consumers are reeling from $4 plus a gallon prices, Indian consumers are still enjoying low fuel prices for petrol (about Rs 50 a litre for regular), diesel (about Rs 35 a litre for regular), kerosene and LPG, thanks to their ...

  • 20-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Oil prices and subsidies

    Even as American consumers are reeling from $4 plus a gallon prices, Indian consumers are still enjoying low fuel prices for petrol (about Rs 50 a litre for regular), diesel (about Rs 35 a litre for regular), kerosene and LPG, thanks to ...

  • 15-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Why are commodity futures banned?

    On May 7, the Forward Markets Commission suspended futures trading in four commodities: potatoes, refined soya oil, gram, and rubber, after the government expressed concern that speculation by traders and other middlemen was driving up spot ...

  • 15-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Why are futures banned in some commodities?

    On May 7, the Forward Markets Commission suspended futures trading in four commodities: potatoes, refined soya oil, gram, and rubber, after the government expressed concern that speculation by traders and other middlemen was driving up spot ...

  • 13-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Cartels and price controls

    There is little evidence of cement and steel cartels

  • 13-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Cartels and price controls

    There is little evidence of cement and steel cartels

  • 08-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Oil, food prices depreciate rupee

    The rupee's sustained decline continues, with a nine-month low of 41.225 against the dollar today, on the heels of news of the $123 per barrel of oil.

  • 08-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    BS Primer: Crude oil, food prices depreciate rupee

    The rupee's sustained decline continues, with a nine-month low of 41.225 against the dollar today, on the heels of news of the $123 per barrel of oil.

  • 01-May-2008 | Sreya Ray

    What the East can teach

    For the Western hemisphere, it has been a very confusing start to the 21st century.

  • 20-Mar-2008 | Sreya Ray

    Steely nerves: what it takes to run a Tata firm

    Now that the Tata Group is on a high-profile song, Russi Mody pops out of the woodwork to remind society of his significant contribution to the Tata success story as the Chairman and Managing Director

  • 07-Mar-2008 | Sreya Ray

    Bringing back the intellectual discourse

    Intellectualism is not dead yet, and its relevance is still valid even in this information superhighway. Historians and academics Mukesh Williams and Rohit Wanchoo present a strong case for the

  • 27-Feb-2008 | Sreya Ray

    As leaders write, so readers shall follow

    This is a new entrant to the overcrowded management bookshelf, albeit in the garb of an autobiography. The title Put the moose on the table is a rewrite of Deal with the elephant in the room. In

  • 22-Feb-2008 | Sreya Ray

    Tales of an Officer and a Gentleman

    It is not easy writing a biography when your intensely private and modest subject refuses to spill the details about his life with the premise that doing ones duty efficiently is nothing noteworthy.