International, Sports

Who is providing maximum number of players in the 2018 World Cup?

It is just less than 7 days left for the kick-off of the FIFA World Cup 2018. The international friendly practice matches are almost done as the last testing zones of the strategies to be adopted in the world cup. The final 23 number squads have been finalised and published to all early this week.… Continue reading Who is providing maximum number of players in the 2018 World Cup?

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Indian events, International, Life, Sports

10 defining moments of 2014

Another year has just passed by and as we welcome the new year of 2015, I took the first new year resolution that I will pen down 10 defining moments of 2014, which I feel had impacted the world. I am sure 2015 will be an exciting and good year for me - because, here… Continue reading 10 defining moments of 2014

International, Sports

Champions League 2014 Final

At the outset, I was totally pessimistic on today's final between Atletico Madrid (AM) and Real Madrid (RM) - simply because Real Madrid was a much superior team in terms of individual players, experience and style of play. This effectively meant that Atletico Madrid as the "weaker" team will play to a strategy that will… Continue reading Champions League 2014 Final

International

We want a mature, patient, civilised world …. not to be ‘trigger-happy’

We live in a so-called civilised world driven by the power of law, which has been formed by thoughtful groups and lots of common sense. One definition of 'civilised' means to have a high state of culture and development bound by basic virtues. We have found lots of 'unions' which gives us a platform to… Continue reading We want a mature, patient, civilised world …. not to be ‘trigger-happy’

International, Life

Of dictators and oppression ….

Very recently one of the leading newspapers screamed in its headlines "The Last Dictator is dead" and rightfully so as the world celebrated the death of Gaddafi amongst a turmoil burning in the streets of Libya. These incidents are often described as the win of the good over the evil and hence supported by most… Continue reading Of dictators and oppression ….

Corporate, International

The scene of “obscene” pricing

Very recently some of my friends, including myself, were debating on the topic of the prices of the expensive smart phones available in the market and one of the common conclusions being drawn was that the prices can be labelled as "obscene" to a common man. That led me to think what defines this definition… Continue reading The scene of “obscene” pricing

International, Life

Let’s follow Japan

When I started my professional career, I was exposed to something called The Quality Circle, which is encouraged by many organisations. Basically, it encompassed the philosophy of one Mr. William Deming - an American who was not recognised for his recommendations, who moved to Japan on an invite and was instrumental in the rise of… Continue reading Let’s follow Japan