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The Hindustan Times Leadership Summit is a forum for leading thinkers and doers to share their ideas for a better world. The annual summit has become a platform for debate and discussion as leaders from the world of politics, business, entertainment and civil society interact with an invited audience to present their vision for the world.
Recognizing the new position of a globalized
India , the fifth summit expanded on the idea of
India with its theme: Imagine The India That Can Be . Held in
New Delhi over two days in October 2007, speakers included Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Director General of the IAEA Dr Mohamed ElBaradei, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, corporate heads Nandan M.
Nilekani, Harish Manwani and Rajashree Birla, climate change experts Prof Daniel Schrag and Dr V. Ramanathan, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Pakistani politician Imran Khan, actor Shah Rukh Khan, social activist/ entertainer Sir Bob Geldof and journalists Robert James Thomson, Marcus Brauchli and Nik Gowing.
This book is a result of their deliberations.
About the Author
HT Media Limited is
India ?s most eminent news organization with a strong print, online and radio presence. Its publications include the flagship Hindustan Times , North India?s leading English daily newspaper; Mint , its daily business paper which has an exclusive content sharing agreement in India with The Wall Street Journal ; Hindustan , its daily Hindi newspaper; and, HT Next , a newspaper aimed primarily at school students. The group?s radio channel, Fever 104 was launched in 2006.
With a master?s degree in journalism from
University , Namita Bhandare is a freelance journalist and columnist who writes a fortnightly column for Mint