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“We see it (Facebook) as a project and as a community where people are actually having fun with each other, rather than paying to have fun or thinking that someone is running this as a professional enterprise”

Print Edition: Nov 4, 2007

“We see it (Facebook) as a project and as a community where people are actually having fun with each other, rather than paying to have fun or thinking that someone is running this as a professional enterprise”
Rajat Agarwalla, creator of Scrabulous, a popular Facebook adaptation of the word game Scrabble, in New York Times

“India needs to realise that while the wind is blowing in her direction, there is a very thin line between confidence and conviction, and between exuberance and foolhardiness”
Uday Kotak, Vice Chairman and MD, Kotak Mahindra Bank, in Hindustan Times

“Most people (in India) do not know how to present a gift. They buy expensive gifts but insist that the packaging should be free”
Anil Moolchandani, CMD, Archies, in The Times of India

“We could not take a lot of action because the government would not let us. Even if we want, we cannot have Nobel laureates and deans of foreign B-schools on our board”
Bakul Dholakia, former Director, IIM-A, in The Indian Express

“We are seeing the birth of an entirely new Indian entertainment industry. Giving people freedom to download a movie or a song and watch it or listen to it at whatever time they want to is a wonderful feeling”
Rajjat A. Barjatya, Managing Director, Rajshri Media, in Fortune

“It (India) is a country on the move. You see the impact of growth, from construction, from seeing that the cities are quickly transforming. Plus, there’s the people’s ‘can-do’ attitude, which I only saw years ago in China”
Isabel Guerrero, Country Director (India), World Bank, in The Economic Times

“What is it that is missing in life that they (Google’s G-Phone) are going to fulfill?”
Arun Sarin, Chief Executive, Vodafone, in www.mobilemarketingnews.co.uk

“India is a different market and flexibility is the buzzword”
Akhil Gupta, MD of Blackstone in India, on PE deals, in BusinessWeek

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