Sam Pitroda

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Name: Sam Pitroda
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Forum eyes shift toward knowledge-based economy

The Saudi government ismoving toward transforming the Kingdom into a knowledge-based economy in linewith the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.With this view, the Ministry of Economy and Planningis organizing a two-day conference ... [Published Ar Riyadh - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

City Girl Shines With 8 Engg Golds

Nabeel Musthafa  of Anjuman Engineering College, Bhatkal, and Anushree R of BNM Institute of Technology, Bangalore, have emerged the golden boy and golden girl of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), securing first rank in BE in Civil and Electrical ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

A sneak peek into the PM's life

Book: The Accidental Prime MinisterAuthor: Sanjaya BaruPublisher: Penguin/301 pagesThere was also very little social contact between the families of the two leaders. Mrs Kaur and Sonia met rarely, except at official functions and banquets. Rarely, too, ... [Published DNA India - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Congress prepares for defeat

I thought election 2014 would come with a nailbiting suspense until I turned up at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club on Mathura Road where the Congress whiz kid from Chicago, Sam Pitroda, was holding court in a tarpauline tent which looked like a parking ... [Published The Friday Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Poke me: Accidental bloopers of an accidental PM?

This week's "Poke Me", invites your comments on 'Accidental bloopers of an accidental PM?'. The feature will be reproduced on the edit page of the Saturday edition of the newspaper with a pick of readers' best comments. So be poked and fire in your comments ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Parties selling lies well: Pitroda

SummaryPitroda, known to be close to the Gandhi family, said joining the government as a minister would have helped Rahul Gandhi.Claiming that “lies sell well” in this country, chairman of the National Innovation Council and adviser to the PM on public ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Running a country is different from running an NGO: Sam Pitroda on AAP

Sam Pitroda, the Prime Minister's special adviser on innovation, is a key Congress strategist and a family friend of Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi. He talks to HT about the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and more.What will be the role of the Congress as the ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 4 reports

Pitroda jibe on Gujarat model: ‘Lies sell well’

SummaryPitroda said that while the UPA government had done a lot in the last 10 years, communication had been a problem.Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission Sam Pitroda, while referring to the projection of the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 5 reports

Article 370 cannot go witho...

Contending the constitution's article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir cannot be abrogated without reopening the question of its accession to India, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Monday BJP's three main manifesto promises are to hoodwink ... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

Taking on Modi, Cong?s Madhusudan Mistry files nomination

press trust of indiaVadodara, 5 April: Pitted against BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi, Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry today filed his nomination from Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency and said he would “expose” Modi's Gujarat development model.The 69-year-old ... [Published The Statesman - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 4 reports

What Rahul can't do, Priyanka does: Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda , an advisor to the Congress and technocrat, tells Aditi Phadnis why India needs the Congress. Edited excerpts:A senior Congressman (Janardan Dwivedi) is on record saying he was told by Rajiv Gandhi that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was interested ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Education system in India discourages creativity: Educationist

India Today OnlineNew Delhi, April 1, 2014 | UPDATED 13:19 ISTRenowned educationist Soumitra Dutta recently advocated the need for changes in the e ducation system in India so as to encourage freedom, creativity and innovation from the school level itself. ... [Published India Today - Apr 01 2014]

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Declaring his optimism that people have felt the effects of development has a real basis, Pitroda said: "in 2004, only 10 percent youth went to schools, which figure has recently doubled to 20 percent. polio has been eradicated from the country."

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Forum eyes shift toward knowledge-based economy [Published Ar Riyadh - 18 hours ago]
City Girl Shines With 8 Engg Golds [Published New Indian Express - Apr 24 2014]
Slew of projects for developing Varkala [Published The Hindu - Apr 21 2014]
A sneak peek into the PM's life [Published DNA India - Apr 20 2014]
Congress prepares for defeat [Published The Friday Times - Apr 18 2014]
Saeed Naqvi: Seeing defeat on the horizon [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 17 2014]
Poke me: Accidental bloopers of an accidental PM? [Published Economic Times - Apr 16 2014]
In Congress war room, Priyanka Gandhi gets asse... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 16 2014]
Parties selling lies well: Pitroda [Published Indian Express - Apr 15 2014]
It’s curtains for India’s Dream Team [Published Financial Chronicle - Apr 15 2014]
Indian Tycoon Bucks Congress’s Image [Published Asia Sentinel - Apr 14 2014]
Priyanka is Rahul’s back-end manager, bridges g... [Published Indian Express - Apr 12 2014]
Two lives [Published Smart Investor - Apr 12 2014]
Congress prepares for defeat, as smaller partie... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 11 2014]
'Reasons for low employability of engineering g... [Published Business Today India - Apr 10 2014]
Connectivity is the key theme of BJP's manifesto [Published DNA India - Apr 09 2014]
Running a country is different from running an ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 08 2014]
Political parties can’t afford to be away from ... [Published TruthDive - Apr 08 2014]
Pitroda jibe on Gujarat model: ‘Lies sell well’ [Published Indian Express - Apr 07 2014]
Work undone [Published Indian Express - Apr 07 2014]
Country will suffer for propagating of lies: Pi... [Published Taaza.com - Apr 07 2014]
Country will suffer for propagating of lies: Pi... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 07 2014]
Article 370 cannot go witho... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Country will suffer for pro... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Over 72 percent voters in A... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Three Tamil Nadu collectors, top Chen... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Congress declares 111 assembly candid... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Former Andhra police chief joins YSR ... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
People should not outsource thinking to media: ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 07 2014]
Foreign universities open India centres [Published Livemint.com - Apr 07 2014]
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