April, 2016

 

Meet this CEO of an Billion$ revenue Ayurved company, who doesn’t even have computer at desk

HARIDWAR: Acharya Balkrishna, the man behind Patanjali Ayurved’s stratospheric success, is unlike any traditional CEO. At 43, he may have many contemporaries, but his management style differs vastly. Although Balkrishna uses an iPhone, his work station doesn’t have a computer. That’s not all. Attired in a traditional white kurta and dhoti, he prefers to read from printouts stacked on his desk and speaks largely in pure Hindi. A confidant of Baba Ramdev, Balkrishna holds a 94% stake in Patanjali Ayurved, but he doesn’t take home a salary. Yet, he worksRead More


Gujarat Govt took an historic decision, which no govt dared in last 60 Yrs, Read More here

The Gujarat government Friday announced it will bring an ordinance to provide 10 per cent reservation for economically backward classes (EBC) among upper castes on May 1, the state’s Foundation Day. Families that earn less than Rs 6 lakh per year will qualify for the quota. Senior Gujarat cabinet minister and the state’s BJP chief Vijay Rupani made the announcement at the party headquarters after a core committee meeting, attended by BJP chief Amit Shah, Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and senior ministers from the state. Rupani said the state governmentRead More


Govt is planning to Regulate Drones, users will have to take permit for operations

New Delhi: In its efforts to regulate operations of unmanned flying devices like drones, which are increasingly posing challenge to regulators and personnel manning airspace, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has come out with draft guidelines for civil use of such machines. According to the proposed guidelines, comments on which have been invited by 21 May, drone users will have to secure permit and a unique identification number for their operations. “Civilian use of UAS (unmanned aircraft system) includes damage assessment of property and life in areas affectedRead More


Bizzare: In this Indian state, Hindus cannot do “Havan and Puja” from morning to evening, read why

Stung by fire incidents in various parts of Bihar, the state government has come up with a bizarre solution – no cooking, no puja in the morning. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered officials to issue an advisory to people not to light fire between 9 am and 6 pm and observe ‘havan’ and puja before nine in the morning.   Summer at its peak and accidents happen due to fire-Vyasji, Principal Secy, Disaster Management(Bihar) pic.twitter.com/BSPl8EzrS8 — ANI (@ANI_news) April 28, 2016 Kumar asked Principal Secretary, Disaster Management, to issueRead More


Bye American GPS, Welcome to IRNSS, India’s own navigation system

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty-fifth flight (PSLV-C33), launches IRNSS-1G, the seventh satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) into a Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO). The launch took place from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota on April 28, 2016. As in the previous six launches of IRNSS satellites, PSLV-C33 uses ‘XL’ version of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant. The ‘XL’ configuration of PSLV is used for the thirteenth time. Besides launching sixRead More


Bye American GPS, Welcome to IRNSS, India’s own navigation system

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty-fifth flight (PSLV-C33), launches IRNSS-1G, the seventh satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) into a Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO). The launch took place from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota on April 28, 2016. As in the previous six launches of IRNSS satellites, PSLV-C33 uses ‘XL’ version of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant. The ‘XL’ configuration of PSLV is used for the thirteenth time. Besides launching sixRead More


Why did Agusta paid 6M Euros to Christian Michel to manage Media in India? Dr Swamy reports to RS

The agreement shows that from January 2010 onwards AgustaWestland (AW) the manufacturer, will pay €275,000 to Michel’s company for a period of 22 months. The total amount allotted is more than 6 million Euros, (€6,050,000 to be exact). It should be noted that the VVIP chopper deal was signed in 2009 and the media management contract started in 2010; for a period of 22 months Michel received 275,000 Euros per month for this covert PR exercise. Christian Michel would stay at The Claridges  New Delhi, a place known for schmoozingRead More


Expose: The Italian court’s judgment exposes the role of Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh in AgustaWestland Chopper Scam

Source: pgurus This article lists the complete judgment of an Italian Court in the case of bribery in selling AgustaWestland helicopters to India The Italian court’s judgment exposes the role of Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh in AgustaWestland Chopper Deal. The 225-page judgment also reveals that Sonia’s Political Secretary accepted the commission of €15 to 16 million ($17 – 18 million) from the middlemen. The judgment of the appeal court in Milan convicting AgustaWestland chopper company chief Giuseppe Orsi described how the firm paid bribes to top Congress leaders in IndiaRead More


Every time you buy a coffee in a hotel, Terrorism will touch you, says Raghu Raman

Raghu Raman asks you: “Have you been personally affected by terrorism?” No matter where you live, he argues, your answer should be yes. In this talk from TEDxMehrauli, Raman looks into the changes that even small acts of terror force into into our lives. Government spends more money on defends, security instead spending on Healthcare and education. Those investments are simply unproductive. India loses Millions of lives each year due to preventable diseases, adulterated food, spurious medicines, pollution caused by illegal effluent discharges and simply from the blatant disorganization prevalentRead More


Real Incident: An IIT student is thankful of Modi for OROP, after he met an Ex-serviceman

On 25th April,2016 , I went to SBI IIT Roorkee branch and I saw two old man sitting side by side watching their passbooks. 1st man was probably in his 80’s as he was with his daughter and even not able to stand straight properly. Second man nearly in his 60’s named Abdul was sitting nearby me and he asked me- ” Can you find the credit section of April month ” . Me – ” Yes , uncle ” He said ” Please sum the credited amount ” MeRead More