ISBN 9788174369079,Keeping Pace With The Changing World

Keeping Pace With The Changing World

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ISBN 9788174369079
Publisher

Roli Books

Publication Year 2012
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788174369079

ISBN-10 8174369074
Binding

Hardback

Number of Pages 280 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Literature fiction

The Hindustan Times Leadership Summit is a forum of action for the world's leading doers and thinkers to discuss, deliberate, and negotiate a way forward for a better world. This annual summit invites leaders from politics and business, entertainment and academics, writers and actors, to engage in issues central to our common humanity. In a rapidly changing world where yesterday's assumptions might not hold true today, how does one keep pace with a changing world? How does one define change? How do we decide what we want to keep and what we want to change?

Speaking on diverse subjects from the Arab uprisings to the future of the European Union, distinguished speakers included former Prime Ministers of Malaysia, Australia, and Spain, Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad, John Howard, and Jose Maria Aznar; Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee; senior BJP leader L.K. Advani; Union Minister Farooq Abdullah; Chief Ministers Sheila Dikshit, Prithviraj Chavan, and Dr Raman Singh; leader of the PDP Mehbooba Mufti; President of Pakistan's Awami National Party Asfandyar Wali Khan; actors Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar; best-selling author Dr Steven Levitt, and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Also at the summit were Mid-East experts Dr Paul Salem, Emile Hokayem, and Zeyba Rahman; Chief Economic Advisor to the government of India, Dr Kaushik Basu, and Bloomberg's Chief Content Officer Norman Pearlstine; Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Vice-President and Dean, CEIBS, Dr John A. Quelch, and Chairman of Apollo Global Gregory Cappelli.

HT Media Limited is one of India's eminent news organization with a diversified presence in print, online, and radio. Its publications include the flagship English daily newspaper Hindustan Times, a business paper Mint (which has an exclusive content-sharing agreement with Wall Street Journal) and a Hindi daily Hindustan. HT Media also markets HT Next, a newspaper for schoolchildren, HT Edge, a newspaper for the youth and has recently launched HT Mini, a newspaper for metro commuters. The group's corporate website is www.htmedia.in and its English newspaper websites are www. hindustantimes.com and www.livemint.com. Its radio channel Fever 104 was launched in 2006.

About the author
Namita Bhandare has a dual master's degree in English Literature from Delhi University and Journalism from Stanford University. She is a New Delhi-based freelance writer who has edited several of the HT Summit books and is the co-author of a political biography of Madhavrao Scindia.
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