Fraternal bonding

Published in ‘Times Computing’ on 9th August 2000 Sharmila, though studying in the US, will be celebrating Raksha Bandhan in style, together with her younger brother in India, with more than a little help from the Internet. Wow, August 15 this year spells a dual reason to celebrate. Besides, it being India’s Independence Day, the day also holds special significance for the Indian diaspora spread across the globe. On this

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Minding Your Manners on The Internet

Published in ‘Times Computing’ on 19th July 2000 Where are your manners young Man – A phrase we are all too familiar with in our younger  days. Well it’s here to haunt you again if you are a new entrant to the dynamic world of the Internet. And if you are planning to be a law-abiding netizen you need to read on to discover the world of Netiquette. Look up

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Welcome to the boomtime rap

Published in ‘The Economic Times’ and ‘ The education times’ on 19th June 2000 AS COMPETITION hots up companies have realized the need to concentrate on core competencies. Corporate houses are now leaving unrelated activities to specialized organizations. This practice has created a market for outsourcing IT-enabled services. IT-enabled services are IT-based, decision-enabling and deliver services from a remote base through high-speed telecom links. India is emerging as a preferred

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Catch the client by the 're'tail

Retailing has finally arrived in its true sense in India. Today every nook and corner of most metros seem beaming with outlets, with neon signage and well dressed up windows screaming for attention. Boutiques, discount stores, mom and pop corner stores, mall’s, supermarkets, shopping complexes they have all arrived in a big way.

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