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To be precise

August 19, 2008

“The growing importance of India, to the world and to Dow Jones and News Corporation, is obvious to all of us. What the world needs is a trusted means of measuring this country’s development, an index that can be used by investors around the world to track the progress of Indian companies and the Indian economy”
Rupert Murdoch, Chairman, NewsCorp, to CNBC

“Lamy has taken it (WTO talks) to the last mile—it is for everybody to run this last mile”
Kamal Nath, Commerce Minister, in Gulf News

“The trick is having a healthy ego. A healthy ego is when you are self-confident enough to be comfortable with who you are. You don’t have to prove who you are”
Jack Welch, Former Chairman and CEO, GE, in Financial Times

“For a long time after Independence, we were trying to solve the employment problem. Now we’re trying to solve the employability problem”
Vijay Thadani, Head, Confederation of Indian Industry’s Committee on Education, in Newsweek

“The earth’s crust has enough material to supply all the oil needed but the earth’s atmosphere may not be in a position to absorb all the emissions”
Christof Ruhl, Group Chief Economist and Vice President, British Petroleum, in The Economic Times

“To think more clearly about what should be done, we have to ask what should keep us awake at night”
Amartya Sen, Nobel Prize-winning economist, in Business Standard

“The India story remains a good one. Experience suggests that a time of maximum bearishness represents a good buying opportunity”
Tarun Kataria, Chairman, HSBC Securities & Capital Markets, in BusinessWeek Online

“When we started Infosys in 1981, we decided to become the most respected company rather than merely focus on becoming a profitable company. If you want your people to sacrifice, then you need to sacrifice first”
N.R. Narayana Murthy, Non-executive Chairman & Chief Mentor of Infosys Technologies, to Agencies


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