Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) had a pivotal role in shaping India’s computer-tech capability, as early as the 1960s. An extract from ‘Against All Odds: The IT Story of India’ by Kris Gopalakrishnan, N. Dayasindhu and Krishnan Narayanan
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Fears of nuclear Armageddon aren’t exaggerated. The world has come to the brink of a nuclear war many times. An extract from Sundeep Walsekar’s book, ‘A World Without War’
Middle India has low trust for a new interface. Here’s how Razorpay, Smartstaff, Meesho, Dehaat and Krazybee are investing in gaining trust. An extract from ‘Winning Middle India: The Story of India’s New-Age Entrepreneurs’, by Bala Srinivasa and T.N. Hari
“Telling your boss that you’re bipolar is not the easiest conversation,” says Aparna Piramal Raje. But “It is wonderful to be so comfortable in your skin that you reach the stage when it doesn’t matter.” An extract from her latest book, ‘Chemical Khichdi: How I Hacked My Mental Health’
An excerpt from former foreign secretary and former ambassador to China, Vijay Gokhale's book 'After Tiananmen: The Rise of China'
The Tata Administrative Service was created by JRD Tata to find officers who would provide leadership for Tata companies. In this extract from their new book, ‘Tata’s Leadership Experiment’, Bharat Wakhlu, Mukund Rajan and Sonu Bhasin talk about the mixed success of that experiment
These three stories illustrate the power of keeping options open, cultivating a learner's mindset, and putting up your hand to go a little out of your comfort zone. Extracted from Radhika Gupta’s book, ‘Limitless: The Power of Unlocking Your True Potential’
You can reset your assumptions and beliefs. And when you do, you change your reality. An excerpt from Ravi Venkatesan’s book ‘What the Heck Do I Do with My Life?’
Climate change is undoing the gains India made from the green revolution. In this extract from his book, Race for Tomorrow, Simon Mundy talks about how, in the struggle to respond, companies like Mahyco are experimenting with genetic engineering to create new super-crops
Throughout his career, the spin wizard seldom pulled his punches. His aggressive brand of leadership defined the rise of the champion Ranji side—and for the first time challenged Mumbai’s dominance. An extract from the book 'The Sardar of Spin'