Non-fiction Connect by John Browne The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo What I talk about when I talk about running by Haruki Murakami Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace Hooked by Nir Eyal Saving Capitalism by Robert B Reich The…
Date Archives 2016
Social media is not the barometer of nation’s mood.
Social media is increasingly influencing policy makers, politicians and bureaucrats in visualizing and shaping some of the key decisions that have a very comprehensive impact on all citizens. Mass media too these days is factoring social media reactions heavily in their analysis and in building their viewpoint on many issues….
Doubling Farmers’ Income – Making it a reality
Our Prime Minister’s call to double the farmers’s income1 by 2022 is an opportune call as the growth in farmers’ income has stagnated and it caused significant distress to farmers. Doubling the farmers’ income by 2020, if it is achieved, would be a remarkable achievement as it had not been…
Empathy and Economics
One of the most annoying thing in the pre-cable/satellite television era was Doordarashan mourning demise of political leaders or other eminent personalities. It meant that there is no music, movies or anything related to entertainment on our television. As a kid, we did not like the forced mourning on us….
Addressing Household Air Pollution and Celebrating Cooking : Dharma Chef
Household Air Pollution (HAP) is emerging as a major health risk and is responsible for more than 4.3 million premature deaths globally every year. The biggest and most common contributor to HAP is the use of biomass fuels for cooking in our traditional cookstoves. Availability of free biomass, free traditional…