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Only six sailors have finished the journey he embarks on

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Gaurav Shinde:

Only six sailors have finished the journey he embarks on

Mandar Apte:

Gangs of LA get meditative

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Madhav Sheth:

How a CEO gets on the 5G wave

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Global Indian | Good Reads

 Top reads curated from the internet 

#1
How to strengthen cyber security the right way – The Indian Express
Reading Time: 8 mins
#2
An Indian community’s journey to becoming a major financial player in Singapore and Malaysia – Scroll.in
Reading Time: 7 mins
#3
An Optimist at the Helm of IBM – The New York Times
Reading Time: 8 mins
#4
V S Naipaul: The twilight of his travels and surprisingly candid writings – Business Standard  
Reading Time: 8 mins
#5
Remembering the Swiss photographer who popularised Indian temple sculptures in the US – Scroll.in
Reading Time: 8 mins
#6
The Richest Person on Earth Breaks Every Rule, And You Should Too – Entrepreneur.com
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How to strengthen cyber security the right way – The Indian Express

(This article first appeared in The Indian Express on May 17, 2022)

  • On April 28, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued “directions” under Section 70-B(6) of the Information Technology Act 2000 (IT Act) relating to information security practices, procedure, prevention, response and reporting of cyber incidents...

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An Indian community’s journey to becoming a major financial player in Singapore and Malaysia – Scroll.in

(This article first appeared in Scroll.in on May 14, 2022)

  • When the time was right, the enterprising Nattukottai Chettiars set up moneylending operations in Southeast Asia, becoming a financial mainstay in the region…

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An Optimist at the Helm of IBM – The New York Times

(This article first appeared in The New York Times on May 13, 2022)

  • In a tech industry dominated by Apple, Alphabet, Meta and Microsoft, it can be easy to forget that much of the humdrum work that makes screens flicker, servers hum and businesses run is performed by companies that rarely make the headlines, companies that have been gradually shaping the computer business for decades, companies like IBM...

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V S Naipaul: The twilight of his travels and surprisingly candid writings – Business Standard  

(This article originally appeared in Business Standard on August 12, 2018)  

  • Naipaul struggles with the difficulties of understanding cultures where the history is oral, not written...

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Remembering the Swiss photographer who popularised Indian temple sculptures in the US – Scroll.in

(The article was first published in Scroll.in on May 7, 2022)  In the autumn of 1949, a photo exhibition of medieval Indian temple sculptures was the talk of the town among New York’s intellectual elite. Word had spread that the images, taken by a Swiss photographer who lived in India, had been well received in Paris a year earlier...

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The Richest Person on Earth Breaks Every Rule, And You Should Too – Entrepreneur.com

(This article originally appeared in Entrepreneur.com on April 11, 2022)

  • Who is Elon Musk? Is he an entrepreneur? An immigrant success story? A Twitter troll? Labels are important, because they give us context for what to expect from a person. Musk most recently earned the title of the richest person on earth, but I’d argue, "most influential person on Earth" might be more fitting. Musk’s influence is not a fluke. It’s a result of deliberately subverting norms and challenging expectations at every turn...

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Global Indian | World in Numbers

Statistically speaking

6 percent

The percentage by which international prices fuelled after India announced ban on wheat exports, thus shaking the world markets.

74 million metric tons

According to UN, e-waste is predicted to reach 74 million metric tons by 2030, almost doubling the current figures in 15 years. The UN has found that only 17% of 2019’s e-waste was collected and recycled.

6 films

The number of Indian films that will be screened at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, including Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Dhuin, Alpha Beta Gamma, Godavari, Boomba Ride and Tree Full of Parrots.

242 times turned down

There would have been no Starbucks (world’s largest coffee house chain) if Howard Schultz would have given up after being turned down by banks 242 times.

$200 billion

The approximate loss in the crypto market, according to CoinMarketCap. Bitcoin plunged by as much as 10 percent in the last day to its lowest level since December 2020, while Ethereum dropped as much as 16 percent.

$53 million

Nobel prize winner and child activist, Kailash Satyarthi said that $53 million annually could ensure social protection for all children and pregnant women in all low-income countries.

Global Indian | Did You Know? 

Fun facts about India and Global Indians

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is set to make her 20th appearance at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2002, she made her debut at the Cannes for the screening of her film Devdas along with Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Japan. Over the years, this bilateral partnership has steadily progressed with New Delhi and Tokyo becoming ‘special strategic and global’ partners in 2015.

Devashayam Pillai, a Hindu-born from Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu who converted to Christianity in the 18th century, has become the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by Pope Francis.

California-based Biliti Electric Inc is establishing world’s largest electric three-wheeler factory with production capacity of 240,000 EVs per year in Telangana. It is estimated to bring investment of US$ 150 million and generate over 3,000 jobs.

Sunil Tolani, Indian-American CEO of Prince Organization, a luxury hospitality, real estate development and lifestyle company, was listed among New York Weekly's Top 10 Entrepreneurs of 2022 with the likes of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg.

Google has added eight Indian languages including Sanskrit to Google Translate. The internet firm continues to increase the number of regional languages supported by its online multilingual translation service.