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Amit is a technology entrepreneur based in Pune. He is the co-founder at, a software startup focused on technical skills assessment, in the recruiting & training area. He is also the co-founder of an online tech portal for the tech and startup community in Pune. Amit is involved in advising and mentoring tech startups and is active in Pune’s startup community.
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The Ultimate Goal
A Former R&AW Chief Deconstructs How Nations and Intelligence Agencies Construct Narratives
Vikram Sood - Oct 05, 2020
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In The Ultimate Goal, Vikram Sood, former chief of Indias external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), explains the narrative and how a countrys ability to construct, sustain and control it, at home and abroad, enhances its strength and position. Intelligence agencies invariably play a critical role in this, an often-indispe...
Amit Paranjape
Dec 02, 2020
Finished this excellent book... great read! 'The Ultimate Goal: A Former R&AW Chief Deconstructs How Nations Construct Narratives' - @Vikram_Sood (Former Head of R&AW)     source
The Extraordinary Epoch of Nanasaheb Peshwa
Uday S. Kulkarni - Jan 01, 2020
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The mid-eighteenth century began with the Marathas as the paramount power in India, and in the next two decades, they rose in power and prestige. In the Carnatic, Bengal, Rajputana, Malwa, Bundelkhand they were supreme, and in Delhi, the Marathas ruled while the Mughal king reigned. In this period when Nanasaheb Peshwa was at the helm, the Maratha ...
Amit Paranjape
Sep 18, 2020
@MiniMenon @LiveHIndia Great book, as always by @MulaMutha :)     source
The Gene
An Intimate History
Siddhartha Mukherjee - May 02, 2017
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The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller The basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate History From the Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Emperor of All Maladiesa fascinating history of the gene and a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick (Elle). "Sid Mukherjee has the un...
Amit Paranjape
Sep 22, 2019
@vikramsathaye @DrSidMukherjee @kiranshaw Great book.     source
Gene Machine
The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome
Venki Ramakrishnan - Nov 05, 2018
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A Nobel Prize-winning biologist tells the riveting story of his race to discover the inner workings of biology's most important molecule...
Amit Paranjape
May 02, 2019
Read an interesting book: 'Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome' by Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan. The book discusses the author's early years of work, the race to decode the ribosome ('gene reading molecule'), the politics of awards and more.     source
Sunny Days
Sunil Gavaskar - Jan 01, 1976 (first published in 1977)
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Sunny Days is the fascinating record of the growth of India's greatest batsman; one whose astonishing feats on the cricket field have had innumerable records rewritten, and yet more difficult targets set.How did Sunil Manohar Gavaskar begin and what were the early days like? It is not merely out of curiosity that one may ask the question; the knowl...
Amit Paranjape
Aug 16, 2018
I was too young to watch Ajit Wadekar play. My earliest cricket memories started with Sunil Gavaskar's batting. Gavaskar's great book, 'Sunny Days' provided my generation a great view of the historic 1971 series, and of Ajit Wadekar - the player, the captain, and the leader.     source