Shishir Prasad

  • Book review: 'Patriots and Partisans' 15-02-2013 01:03 PM

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  • 'We continued to do well despite global crisis' 31-03-2012 08:42 AM

    Neeraj Swaroop Age: 53 years Designation: Was regional chief executive, India & South Asia at Standard Chartered Bank. He is now the regional chief executive for South East Asia (excluding Singapore) Education: IIT, Delhi and MBA from IIM Career: Worked at Unilever, India, HDFC Bank and Bank of America Interests:...
  • Jayant Baliga's invention is a power saver 27-02-2012 10:57 AM

    As a child, everyone has a favourite boast about their daddy. But few would have a story to match Prof Jayant Baliga's. "The first TV broadcast into a home in India occurred in my house." In true tradition of a man of science this isnt an empty boast. It really...
  • Banking at high velocity: Uday Kotak 11-11-2011 10:25 AM

    Uday Kotak Age: 52 Profile: Founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank and Indias first billionaire banker. Rich List Rank: 15 Wealth: $ 3.6 billion His Strength: -Building a team that enjoys what it does. -During every crisis, the entire top team would huddle together like a cricket team To see how...
  • In Bihar Cops Are the Problem, Not Goons 08-06-2011 11:10 AM

    Gyaneshwar Pandey Age: 34 Career: CEO, Husk Power Systems; International Rectifier Corporation, Los Angeles Qualifications: B Tech (Electrical Engg), MS (Electric Power Engg), MS ( Power Electronics engg) Areas of interest: Reading and writing fiction Bihar and entrepreneurship: Paradoxical would you say? I dont think so. There is a lot...
  • The day of the tablet 03-05-2011 01:10 PM

    Extinct species remain in the footnotes, but Dynabook is different. It was a concept for a handheld personal computer before the adjective 'personal' got linked to the word 'computer'. Till 2008 it remained just an ideal - a battle scar on the legacy of Alan Kay, the creator, and two...
  • The human factor - an interview with Homi Bhabha 17-03-2011 10:50 AM

    Within the circles of literary theory, he is arguably as talked about as his atomic scientist namesake. Homi K. Bhabha is the Anne F. Rothenberg professor of the Humanities, the director of the Humanities Center at Harvard and author of many publications on cultural and literary theory. In a world...
  • Private Equity: Pricing Imagination 06-01-2011 10:45 AM

    Time was when the initial public offering of Infosys Technologies struggled to find investors and the lead managers had to underwrite the issue. And what a killing they made! The equity stake they picked up was worth more than 11 times in just seven years despite the dotcom meltdown. This...
  • Forbes India: How low can your cholestrol go? 15-09-2009 12:45 PM

    When Radhika Nayyar, 47, at last agreed to take drugs to lower her cholesterol level, her cardiologist felt he had scored a mini victory. For months, the good doctor had tried to persuade her to go on a dosage of statins but she stoutly refused to do so. As the...
  • Forbes India: Band of brothers 04-09-2009 02:16 PM

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  • Forbes India: Disinvest or perish 13-07-2009 03:22 PM

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