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Meenakshi Shankar

Stories from Meenakshi Shankar

Backwaters of Kerala

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Kerala – most commonly referred as God’s own country, is a most unique sketch of nature where one can encounter lush countryside, rippling waters, layers of coconut groves, the aroma of paddy fields, calm fishing villages, enchanting woods and forests, the Silent Valley and healing Ayurveda.

Wine Industry In Asia Pacific Region

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Wine has become a popular interest worldwide. Global wine production is showing a stable growth and France keeps its position as the world’s top wine producer. Wine trade in the AsiaPacific region has grown significantly, accounting for nearly 2530 percent of all global trade. More than onefifth of global wine trade is now con ducted there.

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Can India Become the Largest Automaker in the World?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The global auto industry is setting the stage for rapid growth over the next decade ruled by automakers and suppliers from six major markets – China, India, Japan, Korea, Western Europe and the U.S. India is expected to grow into one of the auto industry’s superpowers during the next decade, according to a new report. The automotive industry in India is one of the largest in the world and one of the fastest growing globally.

Fast-Speeding Life Sciences Industries in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Geographically huge and culturally and economically diverse, the Asia-Pacific region is currently sprouting concrete growth and dominant economic trends. This growth is riding high on the back of the life sciences industries, especially in China and India, which are experiencing growth at breakneck speed. One primary reason for this is that several pharmaceutical companies are expanding into the Asia-Pacific region to increase their market share and reduce costs.

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Apple without Steve Jobs

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

As Apple’s lead in tablets reaches its pinnacle in the global industry, with its phone business well-accelerated, and the company stronglyvalued globally, Steven Paul Jobs, an American entrepreneur and inventor, co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc., passed away in October leaving behind his company to think if they will be able to continue the same blockbuster success rate under Tim Cook, who has replaced Jobs

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Japan Cools

Friday, November 4th, 2011

After suffering through earthquake, tsunami, and then subsequent nuclear disaster, Japan is now in the news for finding new ways to cope with sweltering summer heat. Cheap and environmentally-friendly clothes are now in big demand in Japan. Inspired to explore alternate sources of energy, Kuchofuku Inc., a company specializing in climate-controlled clothing, has launched a new line of clothing called Air-Conditioned Clothing.

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Can a Social Activist like Anna Hazare Curtail the Supremacy of Corruption in India?

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Anna Hazare is the latest name flashing in current Indian news headlines for his role in leading India’s fight against corruption. He has taken this fight very seriously and is now challenging the government at the highest level, as Anna is on a Hunger Strike. The common man and well-known personalities alike are supporting him in this new stage of protest.

Mobile Handset Market in India

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

The rapid growth of the telecoms sector in India is having a greater impact in India's mobile handset market. The country is now the 2nd largest mobile handset market in the world. With facts and figures pointing to approximately 811.59 million mobile phone subscribers in India as of March 2011, growth is expected to continue rising steeply through to 2012.


Opportunistic Hackers

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

As the world is soaring to ever-greater heights with innovations in computer and Internet technology, there is an increasingly high risk in terms of unauthorized use of computer and network resources. Computer crime authorities are trying to find a way to stop hackers who are continuing to gain public attention through high profile hacks. Privacy protection has become a core necessity in this cyber universe.

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m-Learning: A Promising Future

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Mobile learning is the buzzword in training these days. Many companies, schools, organizations, and individuals have been successfully implementing mobile learning solutions.

Simply put, m-learning is the act of learning through the use of mobile devices. The technology is mainly targeted at people who are always on the move.


Focus on Photography

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

With the launch of Adobe’s first version of their professional RAW workflow software – Lightroom - there has been a dramatic enhancement in both managing and editing photographs.

Adobe’s Lightroom 3 is designed to offer the ideal toolset for quickly and efficiently manage all images. With comprehensive features for importing, selecting, organizing, and finding images in a user’s library, managing photographs has become easier.

India Tops World in Cheese

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

The Indian cheese industry was established back in the 1950s and now exports more cheese than any European country.

India is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets for milk and value-added milk products. Though India was not considered a cheese loving nation a few years back, now cheese producers are expanding in the Indian market.


Visual Communication: A Total Transformation

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

High Definition video has been a great contributor to a rapid and total transformation of the visual communication market.

HD has in fact made visual communication more attractive and a requirement for organizations of all size.


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