What’s worth reading | Shreyas Recommends (Week 13 : June 22 – June 29)

The 13th edition of our weekly series on InsideIIM, where PwC Consultant Shreyas Panse curates a list that is the best  from across the web that industry professionals and current students must read.

Planning Commission could be going away. Some say that’s a good thing, others have ideas about what it can be instead

What is it about Flipkart and India’s e-commerce FDI regulations

India has lagged China not only in economic progress, but also in scientific and academic progress

The story of India’s five big IT companies: in charts

Plain and simple: Banning sex education is retrograde — and risky

More needs to be done in improving the quality of education in IITs than simply opening one in each of the states

The internet’s obsession with the colour Blue

In the age of ISIS, terrorist funding is both local and global

Everybody wants to build larger roads. But the traffic jams still don’t go away

 

Off-topic
Weird fact of the week: a restaurant in LA has 46-paged “water menu” detailing “tasting notes”

Watch: Propaganda films of India’s Emergency Era – featuring virtues of punctuality, awesomeness of public sector companies, and last-but-not-least, self-praise
Finally
If you are history buff, see Mint’s special edition on India’s participation in World War I. And learn about legacies of 100-year-old Great War: ranging from debut of tanks, propagation of wristwatches, and.. contraception

 

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Shreyas is a Delhi-based Consultant working with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He blogs at shreyasp.wordpress.com. He is an alumnus of IIM Indore. Follow him on InsideIIM at shreyasp.insideiim.com

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