Monthly Archives: April 2011

Education System in India: ICTs Cannot Work Their Magic Alone!

What is the Problem with the Public Education System in India? The challenges facing the Indian education system are immense, and the need for reform is immediate. The Services sector (mainly Informational Technology) led economic boom in India has really … Continue reading

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ICTs in Education: Use of Mobiles Phones for Helping Solve the Educational Issues in India

India is currently experiencing an economic boom, mainly due to its Information Technology (IT) led services sector. But the highly skilled workers that are responsible for this IT boom in India, have masked the real educational issues – India has … Continue reading

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BRICs Series – 8 : Investing in Brazil and India

1) Brazil: Growth Prospects for the Country: Brazil’s economy grew by 7.1% in 2010, and is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 5% for the next 5 years (its economy is expected to be larger than Italy’s … Continue reading

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BRICs Series – 7 : Security and the BRICs…and the Role of the United States

A) Brazil: Internal Issues and Threats to Brazil: 1) Poor Institutions / Policies: Brazil is a flawed democracy, and needs to reform its political and judicial institutions. It has a big government, that borrows way beyond its means – has … Continue reading

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