What’s worth reading | Shreyas Recommends (Week 17 : July 29 – Aug 3)

InsideIIM and PwC Consultant Shreyas Panse are back with the 17th edition of our weekly series on InsideIIM, where Shreyas curates a list that is the best  from across the web that industry professionals and current students must read.



Indian banks are too slow, and too bureaucratic when it comes to issuing loans

Japan is looking for investment avenues and India is their target

At the current growth rate, India won’t be a developed nation for at least next 50 to 70 years

good summary of India-WTO debate. Well, the India side of it.

Refrigerators make you fat, yes

It’s been said too often, but still a worthy argument: how to spend 168 hours of your week

And bankers for one do not want free time from work

Germany’s World Cup victory, and its impact on European policy-making

Ebola outbreak in West Africa – why isn’t there a treatment or vaccine for this deadly disease

Remember MH370? There are people who are still working on solving the mystery

How to live longer? Not some cooky alternative medicine, but some genetic logic and healthy living

Thinking of starting an internet venture in the crowd of all the apps, networks and e-services? Don’t worry, you are not late



Five most poisonous substances

Greatest blog posts ever


Longer reads

Coca-Cola knows it is fighting a battle against health consciousness

Singapore is looking to build a utopia on the back of big data thinking, and some serious privacy issues



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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