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Jammi Rao
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BlockChain Demystified: The Transformational Technology underlying Bitcoin!
There is a lot of media attention to the ‘bubble’
in cryptocurrencies – mainly Bitcoin- these days. As usual the popular media is
sensationalizing the issue and picking up the ‘sexy’ side of the story (about
overnight millionaires etc!). As a financial regu...
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India Demonetizes Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 Currency Notes- My Take
My take on the demonetization story:  If there is one lesson from Trump's upset (?) victory last week, it is that the media and thinking (?) liberals who sit in their ivory towers and comment on social media about what should and should not be considered go...
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A research paper from years ago
Sharing a research paper  " RAROC-APerformance Measurement Tool ". I w rote it in 2001 with a colleague from my team, when we worked together in ICICI Bank. The paper is of great interest to anyone dealing with  Risk Based Performance Management for Banks a...
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Ethics and the Medical Profession in the Indian Context
The following is a response that I wrote on my high school Whatsapp
group in response to some heated debate about the Medical Profession and
stories about their sub-standard ethics. 
Blogging it for others. All professions providing some form of service hav...
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On Acquiring Canadian Citizenship
Today (11 th Sept-2015) marks the
final step in a 10-year journey for my family, as we complete our quest for
acquiring Canadian Citizenship- a process we started in Sep-2005 I write this with mixed feelings. When I
woke up today I was an Indian citizen and...
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Let he who is without sin cast the first stone!
There is a biblical story that goes like this.  When an adulteress was brought to the village
square and was about to be meted out the traditional punishment of death by
stoning, all the villagers gathered and took up a stone each. When the family
of the wo...
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Canada's Health Care System: A personal story
Feeling confident (though still slightly
apprehensive) before surgery for a total thyroidectomy on Monday Jan 26. This
post is not about the 'why' and 'what for?' about my surgery. This is aimed at
being a feel good story about the care and human elements i...
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Why do family and friends interfere in our marriages in India
The question of why friends and family interfere so much in our
marriages, in the Indian context, has been vexing me for some time.   And I believe, I've finally cracked it! The answer is simple. 
It is because we invite them into our marriages. Let me expl...
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George B Shaw once said, "Cheating is not a crime, getting caught makes it one"! This by Barkha's own admission is the tip of the ice-berg. And why is she making it a women's issue.  Rape/ sexual harassment, she should well know is all about using one's power over another - physical or otherwise! So, if we were to parse the flowery language, what is she trying to say? 
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