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    Tiger Tyagarajan: GenAI Is a Technology. Embrace It

    Presenting Tiger Tyagarajan, president and outgoing CEO, Genpact, in a passionate defence of the Indian IT sector as it braces itself for an epoch-changing tech disruption. He compares GenAI innovations to the invention of steam engine. Edited excerpts:

    January 01, 2024
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    Opinion Code

    Denouncing technology is not the answer to the challenges it poses 

    January 01, 2024
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    Be The Change

    Changemaker might be a cliched word in a world that is ruled by social media, where influencers are made and unmade every day. In this haze of stories, reels and posts, we sometimes forget to pause and look around to spot those people who work tirelessly to bring perceptible social change.  

    December 01, 2023
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    Red Oleander

    As we march ahead with young teams led mostly by women, we proudly present to you the Outlook Start-up Outperformers 2023. In a crowd of lists and ranks, this compilation of three rankings stands out by its sheer robustness, its eye to detail and the exhaustive parameters that will help you separate the chaff from the grain. 

    November 01, 2023
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    Be Over The Moon

    With Chandrayaan 3, India shed light on the darker side of moon in a televised landing, bringing back memories of the extravaganza around the exploits of Apollo 11 

    September 01, 2023
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    Legacy Of Free Thought

    Polarisation has also divided us into the camps of liberals and right-wingers. Caught in this tension between ideologies is the story of our intellectual degeneration 

    August 01, 2023
  • specials 34 / Editor's Note

    Irony in Letters

    Till there is no government-backed link between good behaviour and financial outperformance, ESG adoption risks being considered a box-ticking exercise 

    July 01, 2023
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    Withering Away...

    "Workers of the world, unite!” Thus proclaimed the Communist Manifesto in 1848, as Marx and Engels invoked a world order where workers would take over the machinery of capitalism. A dictatorship of the proletariat! 

    June 01, 2023
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    Non Binary

    History owes an apology to the members of this community and their families, for the delay in providing redressal for the ignominy and ostracism that they have suffered through the centuries,” wrote Indu Malhotra, a then sitting judge, as the Supreme Court decriminalised same-sex relationships in September 2018. 

    May 01, 2023
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    E/quitable, S/ymbiotic, G/reen Capitalism

    From being a craze, ESG is now the subject of eye-rolling cynicism in many quarters

    April 01, 2023
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    Investor's Duty

    There seems to be an uncanny lull in the Indian start-up valley. It has been some time since the loud celebrations of funding and dizzy valuations mellowed.  

    March 01, 2023
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    Shailendra Singh: We Are Not Here To Win A Popularity Contest

    He answers emphatically when asked if rivals are out to malign him and Sequoia Capital. Stung by controversies in their portfolio companies, Shailendra Singh tells Outlook Business that the black sheep make less than 1% of its portfolio value and its business model is sound. He underlines that Brand Sequoia is intact

    February 28, 2023
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    A Republic's Riddle

    January 26, 2023: photos of pageantry on display at the Republic Day parade, ads announcing discounts across categories, videos of Shah Rukh Khan serenading Deepika Padukone, announcing the return of Bollywood at the box office 

    February 01, 2023
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    Digital Dystopia

    Mahatma Gandhi believed modern technology is “machinery with only consideration of profit”. His belief is likely to have inspired Charlie Chaplin to make Modern Times, say trivia lovers. 

    January 01, 2023