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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Who told you that OPT is being cancelled? No one in their right mind is going to cancel an OPT extension, when it has just been extended an year ago from 29 months to 36 months. And that decision took a lot of time to get passed. I remind everyone again, Trump wants to stop H1B workers coming from India directly, not us people. Even if he wanted to do that, once he took that decision, whole economy in US would collapse. And in that case, studying in US would be pointless not because of the reason that none is going to recruit you, but because all businesses would go bankrupt. We knew the risk of Trump winning the election and still came here. The guy is a dickhead and maniac, i dont deny that. But he is a businessman as well and knows what to exploit and where to capitalize on. He built his own empire with the help of Asian labor. He is sensible enough to know that we take less wages than the domestic Americans and do double work than them. He certainly knows how to use us. And as for people panicking and freaking out that he is banning people from countries and stating example of Muslim ban from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, egypt etc, a federal judge just gave an order that Trump could take no such decision and its against the constitution. In simple words, its a dictatorial decision and America is a democratic system. For gods sake, there has to be an official bill which needs to be passed for this in the senate and all. How can a President bypass all that and just pass an order? If he did so, he would be called a dictator. The legality of the order will be investigated.

 He is such a genius that he chose 7 muslim countries which would have no effect on the Trump business empire whatsoever. So he is a shrewd businessman who wouldnt let the economy down. And if there is any industry which is to benefit from all this, its the Construction industry.

People need to understand the only modification Trump is trying to do is put a minimum salary wage for H1B visas, and this was even tried by Obama in his reign too and was rejected. Fucking Obama got this decision rejected. I would doubt if Trump would get it passed in the senate. Its even been stated that among the H1b hires, priority would be given to the Foreign students studying in US, after the domestic Americans. They are completely trying to smash the outsourcing system of US, where americans recruit Indians directly from India and bring them to US on H1B.

Right now, Everyone is going berserk and panicking seeing posts of some people saying not to come to US and that Trump is going to not let Indian students also enter USA. People, dont get carried away by rumors and half knowledge. I can show you hundreds of posts which said Rahul Gandhi would win the recent India elections and some are still deluded and confident that he would win in the upcoming one. Will their words be enough to let it happen? No. So dont spread news unless until you talk to seniors and get all myths busted and all misconceptions corrected. I understand that you may have a lots of doubts about this, but the way you are asking in a group about this spreads like rapid fire among all applicants and others are actually thinking that all this is true.

Trump wants to stop outsourcing of labor and wants the American companies to hire inside the country. Trump himself said that he wants to hire American citizens and those legally in US for cheaper labor. So the solution he brought is the cap limit of H1B wages which would force the companies to outsource labor. This led everyone to believe that he doesn't want anyone from India, when that was not what his actual intention was.

He is addressing the fact about how strict are the rules for F1 students but not for the illegal immigrants. This one is in favor of us, and he doesn't want the science & technology leave this country and being invested in non-American companies.Here are his words:

"foreign students come over to our colleges, learn everything there is to learn about physics, finance, mathematics, and computers, and graduate with honors. They would love to stay in this country, but we don't allow them to. We immediately ship them back to their country to use all of the knowledge they learned at the best colleges in the United States back in their country rather than keep it here in ours. Wouldn't it be better if we invited foreign student graduating from our colleges to stay to build American companies, instead of foreign companies that will be wreaking havoc against Boeing, Caterpillar, and many other of our great American companies in the future?"
With greater investment in infrastructure promised by Trump, openings would increase for Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineers in the US. This would benefit both F1 and H1 seekers. The latter because, unlike in IT, this comes under  -available talent.

Let’s not forget, Trump has also stated his agenda to promote more students coming to US for higher education. “Attracting brains” – his words! Thus, F1 visa process would be facilitated.

With China being one of the focus countries to fight against (US has a huge trade deficit against China, and Trump has been critical of China’s policies – both in currency market and in the trade), India would indirectly benefit, for opportunities would shift from Chinese to Indians.

"You know, they go to Harvard, they are first in their class and they're from India they go back to India and they set up companies and they make a fortune and they employ lots of people and all of that," Trump said.

"Many people want to stay in this country and then want to do that. I think somebody that goes through years of college in this country we shouldn't kick them out the day they graduate, which we do," he added.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

OnePlace Editorial : 23 january

THE HINDU: The unmet health challenge 

The first set of data from the National Family Health Survey-4 for 13 States and two Union Territories should be seen as a report card on how effectively India has used its newly created wealth to alter a dismal record of nutritional deprivation, ill-health and lost potential among its citizens, particularly women and children. Given the steady growth in real per capita GDP since the 1980s, and the progress made since Independence in overcoming severe undernourishment, enlightened policy approaches could have brought about a giant leap from 1992-93, when the first NFHS was conducted, ensuring that no child or woman was left behind in the quest for health for all. Evidently, the Indian state has not viewed the situation — even at the height of a prosperous phase of economic growth a decade ago — of 39 per cent of children under the age of five remaining underweight as constituting a national crisis. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that this failure to assume responsibility for child nutrition has left 34 per cent of children in that age group underweight today. There is also a lot of evidence to show that the deprived sections of India’s children have low weight even at birth due to the general neglect of women’s nutrition and well-being.

It is imperative that the data coming out of NFHS-4 lead to the charting of a new policy course that makes access to nutrition and health a right for all. Asserting this right would require the strengthening of the Integrated Child Development Services scheme in all States, particularly those with a higher proportion of underweight and stunted children. In the first set of data, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh bring up the rear on these crucial metrics of child development. It deserves mention that even within the ICDS, there is a clear deficit in caring for the needs of children under three. Nutrition in the first two or three years of a child’s life has a lasting impact on her development; care given in later years, including freshly cooked meals at school, cannot undo the setback caused by neglect during this foundational phase. Other key areas requiring intervention are access to antenatal care, reduction of high levels of anaemia among women, and immunisation; it is a cause for concern that a State such as Tamil Nadu with an active public health system recorded a reduced rate of full child immunisation compared with NFHS-3 data. Overall, there is a need to assess the health of citizens more frequently than the current NFHS cycle of seven to 10 years allows. Data gathered every two or three years would help make timely policy corrections. A fuller picture of the health of urban and rural Indians will emerge later in the year when data for all States become available. They should send out the message that sustained economic growth is not possible without state support to achieve the well-being of the population, especially women and children.

THE HINDU: Uncertainty in Jammu & Kashmir

Speculation continues to get free play about the next steps in government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. Since Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s death on January 7 and the subsequent imposition of Governor’s Rule in the State, his daughter Mehbooba Mufti has studiedly refused to reveal her hand. Unsurprisingly, the air is thick with talk of various scenarios. The numbers in the effectively 87- member Assembly are such that the Peoples Democratic Party’s options are seen to be many. With 27 MLAs, it could ditch the BJP’s 25 and form a government with the Congress’s 12 and a handful of Independents. The PDP could assert its centrality to the BJP’s ambition to revive its first stint in government in the State by renegotiating terms. Or it could force elections and thereby hope to reverse the perceived loss of popular support over its embrace of the BJP. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, whose National Conference is the PDP’s competitor in what is practically a zero-sum game in the Valley, tried this week to reinforce the impression of a party out comparison-shopping in the sombre aftermath of its patriarch’s death, when he wrote an open letter to Ms. Mufti asking her to “rise to the occasion or step back” — in other words, form a government or let the Assembly be dissolved. Ms. Mufti appears to be holding all the cards, but her dilemmas too are obvious. These range from stemming dissent in the PDP’s ranks to consolidating its traditional political space as a party that professes allegiance to New Delhi while administering the “healing touch” to the widest possible cross-section of the State’s population, including separatist supporters.

In early 2015, it had taken all of Mufti Sayeed’s stature and goodwill from his 2002-05 stint as Chief Minister to pull off the most unexpected of coalitions, with the BJP. He had spoken of the need for the Valley to pull along with the Jammu region, where the BJP had done spectacularly well, and the PDP sought to embed the coalition in a forward-looking Agenda for the Alliance, seeking greater understanding from Delhi for the unique identity of Kashmir and enhanced funding for development. That conciliatory framework sustained pressure on many counts during the past year. One, the breakdown in the ceasefire along the border dimmed hopes of normalising ties and reviving commercial and people-to-people contacts with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Two, delivery of development funds, especially a rehabilitation package for the 2014 floods, was too long drawn out. And three, the creeping into Kashmiri public life of Hindutva issues like consumption of beef and J&K’s flag resulted in suspicion about the BJP’s political agenda, among the population and also within the PDP. These are the circumstances in which Ms. Mufti must revisit the mandate of 2014. Indeed, there is a need for her to step up, and to do so urgently. She needs to find her voice to articulate the vision that guides her in this extended moment of transition. J&K cannot afford this uncertainty to play out much longer. 

INDIAN EXPRESS: Dancer and dance

 Bharatanatyam was her chosen dance form. But Mrinalini Sarabhai, who passed away aged 97 on Thursday, was more than a great Bharatanatyam dancer and guru. Her persona encompassed multiple identities and gave her the aura of a public intellectual and an institution builder. In a sense, she represented the idea of the artist as a nation builder, a role she assumed naturally after having grown up in a family that was immersed in the national movement. Mrinalini was born into wealth and was educated in Switzerland and Shantiniketan. She realised early in her life that she was a dancer and trained under eminent gurus like Meenakshi Sundaram Pillai, Mylapore Gowri Ammal and the Kathakali maestro, Guru Kunchu Kurup. She was exposed to Western art traditions, but Rabindranath Tagore came to be the preeminent influence in her life and art. Her idea of the nation and art, unsurprisingly, was expansive and bereft of narrow nationalistic or parochial influences. She was a dancer, choreographer, writer and teacher, and Darpana Academy of Performing Arts, the institution she built in Ahmedabad, trained students in dance, drama, music and puppetry. Mrinalini’s mother’s family had its roots in Kerala but her mother, Ammu Swaminathan, had come into her own as a political activist in Madras. A Gandhian, she nurtured a free and independent spirit in her children. Mrinalini’s sister, Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, chose to become a doctor and led the Indian National Army’s women contingent. Mrinalini’s partner-in-life was an equally celebrated figure, Vikram Sarabhai, who founded the Indian space programme. The Sarabhais were a major industrial house in Gujarat, known for philanthropy and support to the national movement. Dance was a metaphor for civilisational values in Mrinalini’s life, and the dancer and the dance were indistinguishable.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

IT or Banking ?? Here is Best possible Answer

Working in a bank was considered as the most privileged job in 80s just like now working in an IT company. So, it all depends on what do you want from your job? Money, Satisfaction, Security, Peace, etc etc.

Definitely IT industry in India is booming since last decade. The number of opportunities, pay scale, working environment and almost everything is at par in IT. Nowadays, bank salary is also not bad at all and they get numerous allowances as you go to higher levels.
 Now, let us consider several factors:

Money: Both industries reward freshers with almost equal salary. But, if you are an outstanding engineer, chances are that you will be placed in some big MNC through campus selection with much higher salary package.  Also, you can switch often to increase your pay. In Banks, it is not possible. You need to spend certain years before you can apply for promotion, and for that also you need to give internal exams.

Working environment: Almost every IT company maintains good and friendly working environment. You can avail certain facilities like work from home, flexible timings, comp off etc. In Banks, you need to follow strict timings. Earlier, it was said that you can spend the whole day in bank without touching a pen (sit idle for entire day). Nowadays, you won't find time for your lunch. At times, you might spend 10-12 hours in the bank (which is common in IT too). In IT company, you sit in AC offices, use clean wash rooms, spend time playing indoor games, hang around with colleagues during office timings. In Banks, you are constantly facing customers, and they may not behave well with you. If you do any mistake, they are furious because it is all related to their money. You need to fill 'n' number of forms, count money, enter it in the computer and at last tally all the things before day ends. If there is any mistake, you need to correct it on that day itself. There is no 'I will look into it and get back to you' kind of statements. It is a fact that everyone gets bore of things in job after several years. So, this will happen irrespective of your comapny/salary/work culure/type of work.  

Work pressure: In both the fields, you will face work pressure at times. In IT, sometimes you need to work for extra hours daily to meet your project deadline. In Banks, it happens at financial year ends, or quarterly closures. 

Change of locations: In Banks, if you get promotion, you will be transferred to another branch. It can be rural branch or urban branch. If you are unlucky, you may get very distant branch with only one colleague. I have seen this in my mom's branch. A person was transferred from J&K to a small town in Maharashtra. And, it was very difficult for him to adjust as the two places were completely opposite in climate, culture and food. In IT also, you can be transferred to a different city/county, but mostly you will land in metro cities.   

Security: If you are working in a bank, nobody can fire you ever unless you do something really illegal or wrong. Your job is totally secure (if working in national banks). In IT, you never know when your company stops loving you. So yes, you are more secure in banks. Lay-offs are part of IT life and no one can avoid or predict it. You have to take this risk. 

If you are ready to face all this, then you can certainly join any bank, otherwise IT world is open for you.

Monday, November 30, 2015

One place Editorial -28 nov 2015

The Hindu 28 nov 

It is not unusual to see State governments showing reluctance to abide by court orders that rulers deem politically inexpedient or ideologically unpalatable. Maharashtra is perilously close to being seen as wilfully disobedient as it drags its feet on issuing licences to hoteliers to host dance performances more than a month after the Supreme Court stayed its legislation to ban dance bars in Mumbai. The court has now peremptorily told the State government to process within two weeks all the applications it has received. State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appears reluctant to accept the court’s point that the dance bars are a source of livelihood — or at least they used to be until the Mumbai Police Act was amended in 2005 to ban them — to a large number of women and that it is better to regulate them instead of prohibiting them. While mentioning in a tweet that he respected the Supreme Court order, he made it clear that he was in principle opposed to the idea of opening the dance bars and that he still was thinking of legislative intervention. However, so far such legislation has not found favour with the judiciary. In 2006, the Bombay High Court invalidated the amendment, and the Supreme Court confirmed the judgment in 2013. But the government did not allow the bars to be opened. Instead, the State amended the law again in 2014, assuming that would help it get around the judgment. While staying the amendment last month, the court noted that it was merely a re-enactment of the very provision that had been held invalid earlier.

Mr. Fadnavis would do well to realise that further legislation will not be valid if it is aimed at prohibiting what the court has now come to recognise as a vocation that everyone has a right to carry on under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution. The present amendment that his regime is trying to defend is unlikely to survive judicial scrutiny, as a similar provision has already been held to violate the right of individuals to engage in a profession of his or her choice. It was also not a reasonable restriction introduced in the public interest. Instead, he should drop his ideological objection to the opening of the dance bars, as this objection is based only on a conservative moral and cultural view of social life, and not necessarily in law or an understanding of social realities. There are reports that more than 75,000 families have been affected by the ban and that hundreds of women took up sex work. The plight of these vulnerable sections ought to pose greater concern to the government than the possibility that society will lapse into depravity by the mere presence of dance bars. The court has already showed the way forward. It has advised the government to bring in regulations, if it so wished, to prevent any obscenity creeping into the performances or any form of exploitation of women employed in these establishments. Governments have many reasonable ways to address their social concerns. Wholesale bans and unhealthy defiance of judicial authority should not be among them.

Business Standard Small steps on sugar

 Of the various bailout packages doled out by the government to the sugar sector in the recent past, the latest is distinctly different in its basic approach and mode of payment. It involves a production subsidy of Rs 4.50 per quintal of sugarcane to be paid directly to cane growers. It will also benefit the sugar industry which will have to pay correspondingly less to farmers. This marks a new beginning, of paying production-linked crop subsidies in India. So far, agricultural subsidies were routed mostly through inputs like fertilisers, power, seeds, or farm machines. Production subsidies, notably, are permissible under the World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules provided they do not exceed 10 per cent of the total value of crop output. Earlier, the government gave an export subsidy of Rs 4,000 per tonne to the sugar industry to help it ship out raw sugar to raise the cash to pay its dues to farmers - which had mounted to over Rs 21,000 crore by April 2014. But this move had to be retracted as other sugar producing and exporting countries objected, maintaining that such a trade-distorting measure violated WTO norms

In another bid to help the sugar industry clear cane price arrears, the government had offered it a soft loan of Rs 6,000 crore which was to be deposited directly in the cane growers' bank accounts on behalf of the sugar mills. However, these packages yielded only limited results. The cane price arrears pertaining to the last sugar season still stand at an untenably high level, over Rs 7,000 crore, though the new cane crushing season has already begun. This seems to have spurred the government to thinking that it could pay the subsidy directly to farmers as part payment of the cane supplied to the sugar mills. The government is likely to take a hit of over Rs 1,000 crore on this account. Both the cane farmers and the sugar industry have welcomed it, but they are not fully satisfied and feel that more may need to be done by the government to solve the recurring problem of accumulation of cane price arrears. They deem the subsidy to be too little compared to the fair and remunerative price (FRP) of Rs 230 a quintal for cane.

The government should, however, be cautious in dealing with such pleas. There is a danger that an output-linked subsidy of this kind may encourage overproduction of both sugarcane - a water-guzzling crop that depletes groundwater - and sugar, perpetuating the liquidity crisis in the sugar industry. Instead, it should strike at the root cause of the sugar sector's woes, which is the lack of any link between the prices of cane and sugar. The way out is the revenue sharing model suggested by the expert committee on sugar headed by C Rangarajan. According to this, mills have to share with farmers 75 per cent of the revenue realised from the sale of sugar or 70 per cent of the total revenue generated by sugar and its byproducts. Such an approach would result in demanddriven production of both sugarcane and sugar. This will also protect the interests of all players in the sugar sector, including those of consumers.

Indian Express
 Just say yes

Somewhere in the Union home ministry lies a request from the BCCI that begs for an urgent answer to a very simple question: Can India play cricket with Pakistan in Sri Lanka? What should have been an easy, and a quick, “yes” is now seeming like a belaboured “maybe”. This isn’t a rant on redtapeism, it’s about a government that is generally uncertain about Pakistan and specifically undecided about playing cricket with that country. This policy has seen the cricketing relationship between the old rivals go from bad to worse. India-Pakistan encounters had already become rare, Pakistan’s cricketers were kept away from the IPL, and now even commentators and umpires have been made to feel unsafe here

 Ironically, it’s the BCCI that is getting the flak. It is being accused of asking the wrong question at the wrong time — 26/11 has just been marked. But WhatsApp groups, twitter handles and television debates — the modern day rooftops that accommodate every high-decibel rabble-rouser — don’t care about cricketing MoUs or the importance of Pakistan to cricket in the subcontinent or to the global game played by less than 10 nations. The government should know better than to allow them the casting vote. Prime ministers and presidents have often been seen on the sidelines of IndiaPakistan games, they have beamed as they passed shining trophies to champions. These frames have helped them in building images and “optics”. But cricket engagements shouldn’t only be used for political convenience. And they certainly can’t carry the burden of a thaw or spike in the thorny India-Pakistan relationship.

 This unwarranted impasse has aggravated the pain of the cricket fan. India and Pakistan last played a Test in 2007. Their only ODI interaction this year has been on a neutral venue, under ICC supervision, at the World Cup. Cricket’s most-storied rivalry has been sorely missed.

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Monday, September 14, 2015

10 taxes you should know about

Direct Taxes

Direct taxes are the personal liability of tax payer. These are collected directly from the tax payers and they have to be paid by the persons on whom it is imposed. Important direct taxes are listed below:

Income Tax

This is most important type of direct tax and almost everyone is familiar with it. TDS is its famous synonym and whosoever is earning above a minimum amount (tax exemption limit) has to pay income tax.

Wealth Tax

This is in addition to the income tax and is levied if your net wealth exceeds Rs 30 Lakh at the rate of 1% on the amount exceeding Rs 30 Lakh.

*Note – In Budget 2013-2014 Finance Minister Mr P. Chidambaram introduced a surcharge of 10 percent on taxpayers with an annual taxable income of more than 1 crore (10 million) rupees.

Property Tax/Capital Gains Tax

This is levied on the capital gains arrived by selling property and stocks. Tax rates are different for long term and short term capital gains.

Gift Tax/ Inheritance or Estate Tax

Amount exceeding Rs. 50000 received without consideration by an individual/HUF from any person is subjected to gift tax as income under “other sources”. There are exemptions like money received from relatives is not taxable. Marriage gifts and money received through inheritance are also exempt from gift tax. Inheritance tax was earlier in practice but has been repealed by the government.

Corporate Tax

Companies operating in India are taxed as per the corporate tax rate on their income. This tax is one of the major sources of revenue for government.

Indirect Tax

Impact and incidence of indirect Taxes fall on different persons as opposed to direct taxes where impact and incidence is on the same person. These taxes are recovered from different groups of people but the liability remains with the person who collects it. Tax payer recovers the indirect taxes paid from their consumers and clients and finally pays it to government.

For example, when we purchase any product we pay VAT, when we eat in restaurants we pay service tax which are ultimately deposited in government’s kitty by the service providers. Brief about various types of indirect taxes is given below:

Service Tax

Service providers in India are subject to service tax, which is charged on the aggregate amount received by the service provider. Services like leasing, internet/voice, transport, etc are subject to service tax.

Custom Duty

Custom duties are indirect taxes which are levied on goods imported to/exported from India. There are different rules for different types of goods and sectors. Government keeps on changing these rates so as to promote import/export of specific goods.

Excise Duty

Excise duties are indirect taxes which are levied on goods manufactured in India for domestic consumption. Like custom duty, there are a number of rules which keep on changing as per government discretion.

Sales Tax and VAT

Sales tax is levied by the government on sale and purchase of products in Indian market. As customers, whatever you buy from the market, you pay sales tax on it. Now, sales tax is supplemented with new Value Added Tax so as to make it uniform across country.

Security Transaction Tax (STT)

STT is levied on transactions (sale/purchase) done through the stock exchanges. STT is applicable on purchase or sale of various financial products like stocks, derivatives, mutual funds etc.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Impact of Iraq war on us

  Impact of Iraq war on us
India and Iraq have always been traditional allies, Friendly ties between Ancient India and ancient Iraq (Mesopotamia) dates back to 1800 BCE. The friendly and collaborative ties had seen some setback around the time of the gulf war, but ties were normalized after 2003.
The recent civil war in Iraq   fought by ISIS on one side and the Iraqi government on the other side has brought unforeseen challenges to the new dispensation set up in the center.
Foreign Policy Challenge
The unexpected civil war caught the Indian citizens working in Iraq off guard. Many of them are stranded for want of conveyance and few of the citizens have been taken as hostages. The state governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Punjab and many other states have written to the center seeking its intervention in providing a safe passage to the stranded people. 
The new government must open all channels; establish contact with the concerned governments (Iraqi as well as its neighbors), explore all avenues and ensure the safe arrival of the Indian citizens caught in the crossfire. India’s handling of the hostage crisis will reflect on its own foreign policy skills as India cannot be seen as taking sides between Shia’s and Sunnis.
The Economic Challenge
India imports crude oils from the Middle East and one of the chief suppliers of crude oil is Iraq. The crisis in Iraq will certainly set obstacles to India’s economic recovery from its recent bout with inflation. 
The Indian government has speculated that the crude oil price may increase to as high as $120 per barrel. The potential impact of this rise will supposedly cost Indian budget at least Rs.200 billion. Yes, if crude oil prices increase then the current account deficit will instantly see a spike too. 

Rise in cost of oil price will lead to increase in inflation subjecting the shaky economy to extreme stress. Once the crude oil price rises, so will the prices of the precious commodities like diesel and petrol, the  leap in  petrol and diesel prices will lead to an upsurge in transportation cost too, ultimately affecting the spending powers of common man.
The rupee which was reeling under inflationary pressure from a long time has weakened further; the stocks too have seen a downswing contracting the growing fears of Iraqi war backlash on the economy.
The current government has to tread carefully while taking measures to cap the inflation worries due to the impact of rising global crude oil prices. The government will have to modify some of its measures, including limiting the scope of tax incentives.
Despite this gloomy scenario, the RBI governor sounds upbeat about India’s ability to withstand Iraq’s Civil war crisis. According to him, India is better placed  vis a vis  of last year, the current deficit is low and that there is sufficient foreign exchange reserves to tide over the crisis at the  moment. 
Another reason to feel so buoyant is the fact that Iraq’s oil sector is largely unaffected by the ongoing civil crisis. India has also been proactive and has already geared up to import crude oil from other OPEC countries in case the war spreads to all parts of Iraq
Modi government appears prepared to tackle   both the foreign policy challenge as well as economical challenge by being proactive in getting the trapped citizens back as well as initiate reforms to put the economy back on the rails, thereby reducing the inflationary pressures on the common man.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

30 topics [GD, Essay, Extempore] asked last year...

30 topics [GD, Essay, Extempore] asked last year...


One of the best for preparation of gdpi

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Grooming Essentials :MEN & WOMEN

Grooming Essentials: Men
•Wear low heeled conservative dress shoes that are color coordinated with your suit, ideally black.
•Make sure your shoes are well polished
•Carry a leather folder in black/brown to carry your CV/other documents.
•Hair: Get a professional Haircut before the interviews. A short hair cut is the best bet for men
•Clean shaven is the best way to go. If you have beard, goatee or moustache, shave it off for interviews
•When it comes to wearing a fragrance, always remember not to over do it. Keep the fragrance mild.
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Grooming Essentials:Women
•Make up should be subtle. Choose neutral or light shades for nail varnish and lipstick. Bright colors are a absolute no no
•Tie your hair in a neat hairstyle with hair pulled back from face.
•Clip nails short, along their shape
•Earrings should not dangle below the earlobe. No more than an inch is acceptable
•For business wear, footwear should be closed toe and closed heel. No Strapy sandals, chapals. Plain leather footwear works best. Heels not more than 2-3 inches
•Avoid chunky jewellery, bangles or anklets or anything which creates sound
•Carry a leather folder in black/brown to carry your CV/other documents

For those of you who are planning to wear a shirt n tie, make sure you keep the following pointers in mind: 
1) Ideally, go for a solid shirt with striped tie
2) DO NOT wear checked shirts with striped ties or vice versa. If you are wearing a check or striped shirt, wear a solid tie. 
3) Stick to blues and whites. Do not experiment too much with colors on Interview days
4) Your shirts should be crisp n well ironed. Buy a new shirt if you can

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