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R Balakrishnan is an independent consultant and has been in business and finance for over three decades. He was one of the founding team members of CRISIL and also helped set up Malaysia's first credit rating agency. He was head of equity research at DSP Financial Consultants and CEO & CIO of a couple of mutual funds.
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Our Moon Has Blood Clots
A Memoir of a Lost Home in Kashmir
Rahul Pandita - 2017-10-29
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Rahul Pandita was fourteen years old in 1990 when he was forced to leave his home in Srinagar along with his family, who were Kashmiri Pandits: the Hindu minority within a Muslim majority Kashmir that was becoming increasingly agitated with the cries of ‘Azadi’ from India. The heartbreaking story of Kashmir has so far been told through the prism of...
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This book by @rahulpandita told the story long before any movie did. A compelling read.      source
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Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Richard Bach - 1970-09-01
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People who make their own rules when they know they're right...people who get a special pleasure out of doing something well (even if only for themselves)...people who know there's more to this whole living thing than meets the eye: they'll be with Jonathan Seagull all the way. Others may simply escape into a delightful adventure about freedom and ...
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@larissafernand @DerZuschauer7 Among my five all time books.      source
Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. The Insurrection of Hippolytus Brandenburg, hardcover, Very Good, 1st Edition. 253pp. No bookplate, inscriptions or marks of any kind, clean tight sound square, in silver lettered brown cloth and original unclipped pictorial dustwrapper very gently rubbed to spine....
R Balakrishnan
@spignal The Insurrection of Hippolytus Brandenburg". If you can find one. Extraordinary.      source
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Unaccountable Accounting
Games Accountants Play
Abraham J. Briloff - 1972-01-01
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Describes accounting theory and the dubious practices that have emerged in recent years, urging reform to restore the integrity of the accounting profession...
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@myvaluepicks @unseenvalue @Vivek_Investor @SwarnashishC Indian CAs are on par. You must understand American History to see their pioneering efforts. Read this delightful book named "Unaccountable Accounting" by Abraham Briloff      source
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The Dark Night - The Secret History of Ramas Appearance In Babri Masjid [Paperback] Dhirendra K. Jha and Krishna Jha
Dhirendra K. Jha and Krishna Jha - 2016-06-24 (first published in 2013)
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22 December 1949: A conspiracy that began with the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi culminated in the execution of the Ayodhya strategy. Late that night, a little-known sadhu, Abhiram Das, and his followers entered the Babri Masjid and planted an idol of Rama inside it. While it is known that the Hindu Mahasabha had a role in placing the idol in the...
R Balakrishnan
Do read this book. Find out about the different Akharas . And the money involved...      source
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Bottle of Lies
The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom
Katherine Eban - 2019-05-14
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2019New York Public Library Best Books of 2019 Kirkus Reviews Best Health and Science Books of 2019Science Friday Best Books of 2019 New postscript by the authorFrom an award-winning journalist, an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-t...
R Balakrishnan
Read this book. If you buy generic medicines, a must read. Hope the Government of India reads this.      source
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Ken Grimwood - 1998-07-22 (first published in 1987)
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Jeff Winston was 43 and trapped in a tepid marriage and a dead-end job, waiting for that time when he could be truly happy, when he died.And when he woke and he was 18 again, with all his memories of the next 25 years intact. He could live his life again, avoiding the mistakes, making money from his knowledge of the future, seeking happiness.Until ...
R Balakrishnan
Read this v interesting book- "Replay" -Ken Grimwood. Of rebirth with memory-- carrying over several lives, but back to the same time line Imagine b 1966 died 2009 Reborn 1966 and so on... With memory intact! V interesting theme.      source
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