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Book Extract: The Story Of A Bank

HDFC Bank is the only Indian bank to feature in the list of the top fifty largest banks in the world

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Book Extract: New Currency

With all due respect to promising security advances offered by public ledger technology and the ingenious algorithms embodied in some of the new “currencies,” the view that Bitcoin — or any other cryptocurrency — is going to replace the dollar anytime soon is quite naive

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Book Extract: Startup Nation

Paytm, Snapdeal, redBus, Yebhi, ShopClues... Sinha writes on some of the leading Indian start-ups and their journey to the top

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Book Extract: In Money We Trust

Most ‘stuff’ is today bought not with notes and coins, but with cheques, debit and credit cards, and by electronic transfers drawn on interest- bearing bank deposits. Economists have long debated how to measure the amount of money in the economy

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Book Extract: Back To School

How Chandra Shekhar Ghosh reinforced discipline and punctuality among Bandhan employees. He was both right and wrong. Indeed, there has been virtually no competition as most Indian banks do not see any business opportunity at the so-called bottom of the pyramid

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Book Review: Back To The Future

This collection is an excellent coffee table book with all the gloss, which can occupy the space for a couple of decades now, writes Madan Sabnavis

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Book Extract: Monk To Monarch

In 1991, P. V. Narasimha Rao had started preparing for a life outside Delhi. But that was not meant to be

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Book Extract: Ear To The Ground

Biren Bhuta’s experience in struggling with uncomfortable questions about the tribals would seem intriguing in light of the Tatas’ welfare activities in the area

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Book Extract: To The Market

Myth Breaker - Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw And The Story Of Indian Biotech: How Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw worked towards getting Biocon listed in the stock market

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Book Extract: Know Your Flaws

A leader needs to take into account receiver’s worldview to communicate effectively. Adam Galinsky, professor of management and organizations at Columbia Business School, has spent much of his career studying power

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Book Extract: The IPL World

IPL Viewership Reaches 335 Million | Kanpur to host IPL for the first time | Apple CEO Tim Cook enjoys IPL experience in Kanpur

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Book Extract: The New Financial World

Edgar Smith launched the Investors Management Company shortly before the publication of his landmark study. It offered its services on a strictly fee basis—eliminating some of the extreme conflicts of interest held by other firms

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Book Extract: Tree Of Learning

...Nalanda had many famous teachers who were experts in their fields and wrote books. Several also helped establish viharas in India and around the world

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Book Extract: The Art Of Giving

In India and all over the world, people are beginning to alter their ‘giving’ behavior, from one oriented around charity to one oriented around philanthropy. Whereas charity tries to address an immediate need of a person or a group of persons, philanthropy seeks to affect long-term change through giving.

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Book Extract: The Apprentice

Kachchhi monasteries seem to have resembled Armenian religious shrines that accumulated capital, leveraging their role as clearing banks for overland trade.

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