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In an unprecedented development in the world of corporate strategy, a Fortune 100 company has engaged leading strategy consulting firm, BCG, to advise it on whether to avail the services of another leading strategy consulting firm, McKinsey. The management of the company is grappling with decisions of a strategic nature, such as whether to focus [...]

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The USA lost in the 2nd round of the FIFA soccer world cup. They were beaten by Belgium. Before that they lost to Germany, drew with Portugal and beat Ghana. A decent mid-tier performance. Accordingly, the US media focused on the following points: Interest in soccer is increasing. More people watched the USA-Portugal match than [...]

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Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today requested Google to do a Kejri-turn on their decision of shutting down its first social networking site, Orkut. ”AAP always bats for the aam aadmi, whether it comes to humans or social networks, and Orkut was as aam aadmi as they come. Is that why Google-ji is now cutting [...]

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Sharada University’s aggressive and ubiquitous ad campaign that culminates with the tagline, “The World is here at Sharda University, where are you?” has unintentionally attracted an unusual segment – extra terrestrials. An alien spaceship descended on the well-maintained grounds of the university’s Greater Noida campus on Saturday evening, the hatch sprung open, and an alien humanoid jumped [...]

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a new dish on his social media outreach menu. And that is Instagram. Modi, who is proving to be some kind of social media missionary, is said to be aggressively pushing with his Ministerial colleagues for the regular use of Instagram, the video/photo-sharing service that is mostly popular [...]

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Faced with mounting challenges on the leadership pipeline and sluggish revenue growth, N.R. Narayana Murthy has decided to merge Infosys with the Congress party. Congress will buy around 15% to 20% of Infosys which will be renamed as Secular Infosys, as per sources. The leadership profile of the merged entity will be as follows: Nandan [...]

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It is not all gloom and doom for Congress leaders. Pre-eminent Gandhi family loyalist Mani Shankar Aiyar has been approached to be become the brand ambassador for premier Tea brand, Taj Mahal. Industry watchers contend that if Aiyar’s seemingly disparaging remarks about Modi selling tea at the Congress convention could have catapulted Modi to the [...]

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As former ministers of the erstwhile UPA regime prepare for a life outside government, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has landed a plum role in the form of Chief Engineer of Google’s so called social networking platform, Google +. In his new avatar, Dr Singh will, among other things, drive the design and features [...]

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Top physicists and scientists from all corners of the world were found awestruck and dumbfounded on Saturday evening as the news about an Indian journalist who managed to create sound waves that traveled in vacuum. Dr.Peter Heinsel, one of Stanford’s eminent physicists and a renowned experimental scientist, confirmed that the sound waves created by Indian [...]

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A decent Twitter conversation on Indian politics has at last been unearthed, stunning behavioural scientists and social media commentators worldwide and partially restoring hope in the future of humankind (especially the ‘kind’ part of it). Ben Keepdiggin, a virtual Twarchaeologist, unearthed the gem of a Twitter exchange, which occurred between two real human beings  with [...]

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