Archive for March 11th, 2015

What do investment banks do?

March 11, 2015

What were once the cynosure of all eyes are now questioned. Investment banks or I-banks have played a critical role in giving finance both a good and a bad name.

The question is what do i-banks do? How are they different from traditional banks?  Kushal Balluck of BoE  has a nice note on this:

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Is AAP the new app? (And how it can be seen like a technology start up..)

March 11, 2015

Anand Teltumbde has a nice piece in EPW.

He says is AAP the new app in democracy smart phone? Compares AAP to a new tech start up which takes on the giants:

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Do beauty contests have any place in institutions of learning?

March 11, 2015

EPW edit poses this question:

How does walking the fashion ramp benefit a student pursuing a course of engineering, asked the Madras High Court while passing an interim order directing the Tamil Nadu government to ban beauty contests in all colleges, deemed universities and universities.

Further:

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