Climate change is undoing the gains India made from the green revolution. In this extract from his book, Race for Tomorrow, Simon Mundy talks about how, in the struggle to respond, companies like Mahyco are experimenting with genetic engineering to create new super-crops
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Throughout his career, the spin wizard seldom pulled his punches. His aggressive brand of leadership defined the rise of the champion Ranji side—and for the first time challenged Mumbai’s dominance. An extract from the book 'The Sardar of Spin'
The fees they earn is not a measure of how well a consultant has served the client. These three stories of change—of BP’s turnaround, Mexico City’s municipal workers, and of young consultants who want to make a real difference—show what a consultant's job really is. Extracted from Arun Maira’s latest book, ‘The Solutions Factory: A Consultant’s Handbook for Problem-solving’
As technology becomes ubiquitous in day-to-day living, and its role in the economy grows, the importance of knowledge will increase manifold. This knowledge economy will require far deeper specialization, as disciplines get more complex. And also people with a broad understanding of multiple disciplines. An excerpt from Kiran Karnik’s new book, ‘Decisive Decade’
Hari Pulakkat tells the story of how Homi Bhabha set up TIFR in this extract from his new book, ‘Space. Life. Matter: The Coming of Age of Indian Science’