Indian and Chinese students sustaining Business Schools during this lean period


The Indian and Chinese students want to make it big in the world of business and they will do anything to get there.  While most of the MBA school enrollments, specifically in Europe, are falling; the enrollments by students from India and China are increasing.  Specifically India.  This was brought out by the GMAC survey of the MBA students - GMAC Graduate Survey. US B-schools continue to be popular destinations for aspirants from China and India and the overall growth is largely driven by ma … [Read more...]

Hinduism in China: Influence that goes back many millennia

Li San Long, a resident of Chedian village, offers prayers at the village shrine, which houses a deity that is believed to be one of the goddesses that the Tamil community in Quanzhou worshipped in the 13th century. (Credits: Ananth Krishnan and "The Hindu")

Hu Shih, former Ambassador of China to USA once said "India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border."  In Spiritual and Philosophical terms, that is very true.  You can either include the other in yourself by Conquering, or by Embrace.  What Hu Shih talks about was the inclusion by Embrace.For a world which is high on Religion, and which believes that philosophy is central to Spiritual pursuits (which is utter no … [Read more...]

Leukemia patients pay 20 times in US vs India; India’s Drug Patents “Activism” and its impacts

Cancer in India is growing fast and drugs aren't there.  Ninety percent of children with leukemia in high-income countries will be cured, but 90 percent of those with that disease in low-income countries will die from it. The drugs are being developed by the companies in the West and these companies, using the reasons that they spent millions developing the drug - charge exorbitant prices.  Prices that Indian consumers cannot pay.  Nor of other developing countries.  India - more importantly, Ind … [Read more...]

Pakistan’s Internal War with Balochistan as it hands over large tracts of land to China

We have talked about how Pakistan is handing over its assets in Balochistan - Gwadar port, and other assets in Balochistan - to China [ Is Pakistan, China's Vassal State | Masochist Neighbor: Pakistan hands over Management of Gwadar Port to China] .  Now it seems that large tracts of land in Balochistan have now been handed over to China.  Balochistan is the biggest province of Pakistan but its people are the poorest in the country. Baloch leaders are claiming that Pakistan is handing over vast … [Read more...]

Roughly Half of US Christians believe Jesus is coming to Earth in 40 years

As the world moves into the 21st century, it seems population in the world's most advanced country is becoming more religious, and some would say - delusional.  In an interesting poll done by Pew Research Center.As Easter comes, the day to commemorate Jesus Christ's resurrection, it seems almost Half of Christians in the US now believe that Christ will return to Earth in the next 40 years.Here are some interesting insights from this survey:58% expect another world war as definite or … [Read more...]

Apple to increase its presence by 3 times in India by 2015!

The Apple is planning to grow big in India.  The company now believes that India is very critical to its future growth plans. According to the India Times, Apple is planning to triple the number of "exclusive stores" in the country by 2015. The India Times' sources, who currently run some of Apple's exclusive stores, say that the iPad maker will have around 200 of those locations around India by 2015. Apple works through 17 franchisees, which sell its products across India via exclusive stores.   … [Read more...]

Is Pakistan, China’s vassal state?

Pakistan is as fantastic a vassal state as they come.  When it was behind US, it did whatever it took to make them happy.  In a bid to bolster Americans and their Cold War agenda, they literally lit fire to their whole society and neighborhood - with the beginning of Jihad.  Of course, the idea was that they will use the fire of that anarchy to do their own dirty work.  Now that fire is coming to roast their own society at every corner of the country.But Pakistan and its establishment is unf … [Read more...]

India falls to 3rd spot of Global Spamming nations

India seems to be really prolific in spewing spam around the world!  In fact it is #3 in the world!  At some point it was much ahead of China, but the Chinese spammed their way out of the 3rd to a solid 2nd!  Now, even Peru seems precariously close to toppling India from even the 3rd spot! USA (18.3 per cent) at number one, China (8.2 per cent) at number two. India (4.2 per cent) was placed third while Peru (4.0 per cent) stood fourth in the list. France (3.4 per cent), S Korea (3.4 per cent) and … [Read more...]