64% of the World’s Extremely Poor Live in Just 5 Countries

According to the world bank report based on 2010 data, the world’s 64% of the extreme poor live in just five countries and guess who leads the pack? India! The report says that 64% of these poor lives in just five countries namely India, China, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Congo. The below chart shows the share of population by each of these countries and the situation is alarming in India. Because we contribute 18% to the world’s total population and 33% of the world’s poorest as well. The new world bank paper on Prosperity for all – ending extreme poverty aims...
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TCS iElect – Election monitoring app from TCS in association with Twitter

TCS, the Indian IT major has finally associated with Twitter to observe, analyze and participate in the social conversations around the world’s largest general elections. TCS iElect is a mobile app to provide fascinating insights and trends on a real-time basis. Almost all the media agencies and channels has come up with an election tracker already, but this one, must be given a try.  The app is available for android users and can be downloaded from here. iOS version is coming soon. TCS iElect is a unique sentiment analysis and data visualization App on Indian General Elections 2014. TCS iElect performs real-time analysis...
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The Power of Setting Objectives

If you liked the infographic please fav/comment on visually. Organization as well as individuals shall have objectives for short term as well as long term. The objectives can be set by identifying the gaps, working on filling those gaps, identifying the objectives, implementing those and measuring the results periodically so that to improve continually. The infographic was designed using piktochart.  
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Stay focused with Be Limitless

You started your day browsing something on Google or reading news online or even checking your emails. Suddenly you saw some interesting ad on the browser, you click on the ad and you are taken to a shopping site or any website of your interest. On top of that you forgot that fact that you were checking your email and you lost focus! How can you stay focused when you are online? We can’t think of an hour without connected to the internet world! But it’s also true that we can’t keep focused on these internet world where you find...
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India Election Tracker 2014

India has started electing their leaders and elections for the 16th Lok Sabha has completed four phases till today. The media is busy covering all the election campaigns and most of the media agencies and publishers has come up with an election tracker to get live updates about your election 2014. Here are some of the websites which you can look forward to know the latest updates, news and analysis of the elections. Facebook Election Tracker Google Election Tracker  Social Samosa – MTS Election Tracker CNN IBN Live  NDTV Election Tracker Apart from these trackers other major publishers has also came up...
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Kerala Blog Express

In yet another innovative campaign, Kerala Tourism is providing a one time chance to 27 bloggers from across the world to discover Kerala’s beauty.  Kerala Blog Express is a two-week long road journey that will take them from the southern part of the State to its north. Based on a public voting the selected 27 bloggers from different parts of the world can travel with Kerala Tourism and know the cultural heritage of Kerala. The bloggers will get a chance to tweet about the entire travel as well as blog about the beautiful experiences of Kerala. In response to the...
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New blogging platforms for individuals and companies

Blogging builds the online reputation of people as well as the companies. It helps you to show off your skills and brand value. The companies as well as people have utilized most of the popular blogging platforms. But times has changed since then. Being online is not common and people are finding it hard to maximize the reach of their content. There are so much of social media networks available today. These networks help people to find and share relevant content. How can you stand out? Blogging has caught the attention of people during the late 90′s and it has...
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Don’t advertise on Facebook!

For the last few months, I have seen major changes on my Facebook page. More than the updates released by Facebook, I have seen the engagement levels going down. So I decided to promote my page on Facebook. Facebook promotion page is exhaustive and it allows us to add many more options to target our readers. We can define the audience, interest areas, age, gender and even define our daily budget. Once you decide on the parameters you wish to target your customer, you can schedule the ad. So that now I have defined my customer demographics and ad budget,...
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Top entrepreneurial quotes from Robin Sharma

Here are 10 rules of being nice to end with. About Robin Sharma: Robin S. Sharma is a Canadian lawyer, leadership expert and writer. He is of Indian origin with his father hailing from Jammu,India. He is the author of 15 books including Who Will Cry When You Die, The Leader Who Had no Title and The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, which has sold 3 million copies. You can follow his Facebook page. Image Credits: Robin Sharma’s Official Facebook Page Which one is your favorite quote?
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Costliest election in the history of India

According to the latest reports, the general elections 2014 is believed to be the costliest election in the history of Independent India. The first election to the Lok Sabha was held in 1951-52. The total number of seats has increased from 489 in 1952 to 543 in 2014. Year 1952 1957 1977 1980 1989 1991 1996 1998 1999 2009 2014 Cost(in Rs cr) 10.45 5.9 23 54 154 359 597 666 880 1400 3500 2009 general elections incurred Rs. 1400 crores and in 2014 it is expected to be around Rs. 3500 crores. That’s an increase of almost 150%. This...
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