NASA, Google reaching for stars

URL Link: http://news.com.com/2061-11204_3-5885502.html?part=rss&tag=5885502&subj=newsHighlights: NASA Ames Research Center issued a press release Wednesday shedding more light on the R&D collaboration between the space agency and search behemoth Google, which includes a vast new campus at Ames' Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif. The two entities plan to cooperate on areas including large-scale data management and data-mining, massively distributed computing, bio-info-nano … [Read more...]

US Economy: An accident waiting to happen

URL Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/print/0,3858,5294981-103676,00.htmlHighlights: Two hurricanes in a month, petrol prices at $3 a gallon, a current account deficit of enormous proportions, a housing market that defies gravity: little wonder that the mood in the United States is a little edgy. The International Monetary Fund made it clear last week that it saw the world's largest economy as an accident waiting to happen. The US could not continue to live beyond its means indefinitely, and … [Read more...]

Spiritual Quotient

My own mathematical equation for any individual's overall "Spiritual Quotient" is Deeds/Ego – (Ego is also synonymous to "self" or "I"). [SQ = D/E]Generally Good deeds increase the SQ and so does the reduction of Ego. The catch however is how Good Deeds also affect the direction of change in Ego. If the relationship is inversely proportional, then the SQ increases manifold. Of course, an individual becomes "Infinity" (or Universal Consciousness or "God", if you prefer) when Ego (or s … [Read more...]

‘India was a model of KGB infiltration’

News Source: Indian ExpressNews Highlight: The Asian intelligence successes of which the Centre [HQ of the First Chief Directorate or FCD, the KGB’s foreign intelligence wing] was most proud were in India, the world’s second most populous state and largest democracy. It was deeply ironic that the KGB should find democratic India so much more congenial an environment than Communist China, North Korea and Vietnam. Oleg Kalugin, who in 1973 became the youngest general in the FCD, remembers Ind … [Read more...]

25 Rules for Leaders

URL Link: http://www.fastcompany.com/articles/2002/05/rtsd_quotes.htmlHighlights: 1. Audit Your Company Cultures "Companies don't have one culture. They have as many as they have supervisors or managers. You want to build a strong culture? Hold every manager accountable for the culture that he or she builds." --Marcus Buckingham, coauthor of First, Break All the Rules and Now, Discover Your Strengths 2. Informed People Don't Fear Change "People are not afraid of change. They fear the … [Read more...]

KGB bribed Congress Government, Indian Commies and the bureaucracy!

News Source: Silicon IndiaNews Highlight: A new book written by a former KGB head has alleged that the spies of former Soviet intelligence agency KGB swarmed the Indian bureaucracy and that it bribed Indian politicians, newspapers in the 1970s to prevent India from switching loyalties during the height of cold war. "The Mitrokhin Archive II: The KGB and the World," being published one year after the death of former KGB agent Vasili Mitrokhin says a high-ranking KGB officer paid millions of … [Read more...]

Sania Mirza: The Indian Tennis Glam icon

Sania's Biography:Birth Date: 15 Nov 1986 Birth Place: Mumbai, India Residence: Hydrabad, India Nationality: INDIA Height: 5'7 1/2" (1.53m) Weight: 130 lbs. (59kg) Plays: Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand) Favourite Surface: Hard Coach: C.G.K. Bhupathi Age Began Tennis: 6 Personal Interests: Swimming, Music Other Information: Ambition in tennis: To be in the Top 20 of the World. Favourite player: Steffi GrafAbove: Back after the successful US OpenAbove: The dress in the eye … [Read more...]


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