The incredible story of Ravinder Thota, the phenol salesman who built a $33M IT company

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Ravinder Thota hails from a small village in Telangana’s Warangal district. He lost his father at the age of three, and was raised by his mother who used to work on their small piece of agricultural land. He used to help his mother in the fields, while topping in school at every class. Until his ninth grade, he didn’t even have footwear to wear. Ravinder had realised early in life that the only way out of their poverty was the pursuit of education. He came to Hyderabad from his village…

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Rejected by DU, accepted by NASA, now on Forbes 30 Under 30: Tirthak Saha’s story

American Electric Power

Tirthak Saha, once a resident of Dwarka, Delhi, belongs to a humble family — his father is a school teacher and his mother works in the postal department. However, Tirthak, who works for American Electric Power (AEP), Indiana, which provides electricity to 5.4 million people in 11 states of the United States of America, has this year been included in the annual Forbes 30 under 30 list. Forbes 30 under 30 is a list of 600 successful people in business, with 30 each in 20 different industries. Tirthak secured his spot from among 15,000 nominations.…

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This Patna boy who left his job for CAT 2017 scored a 99.75 percentile

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Meet, Siddharth Kumar, who has scored 99.75 percentile in CAT 2017. The results of the CAT 2017 were declared today, January 8, around 10 am on the official website, https://iimcat.ac.in/ In conversation with India Today Education, Siddharth Kumar said, “This is not the first time that I appeared for CAT. In 2016, I gave my first attempt and scored 94 percentile.” Left job for CAT: Surprisingly, Kumar said that he left his job in the Automobile industry just to prepare for CAT. “I left my job and dedicatedly studied for CAT,”…

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Bill Gates Made These 15 Predictions In 1999 And It’s Scary How Accurate He Was

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In 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book titled “Business @ the Speed of Thought.” In the book, Gates makes 15 bold predictions that at the time might have sounded outrageous. But as business student Markus Kirjonen pointed out on his blog, Gates’ forecasts turned out to be “eerily prescient.” Here are the 15 predictions he made nearly 20 years ago — and how close they’ve come to being true: NO. 1: PRICE COMPARISON SITES Gates’ prediction: “Automated price comparison services will be developed, allowing people to see prices across multiple websites, making…

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Bill Gates has shared the tweets that inspired him in 2017

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Bill Gates has shared a list of tweets which inspired him this year, to show that there was “hope and progress” in 2017. After terror attacks across the world, a mass shooting in Las Vegas and unrest in the US during Donald Trump’s first year as President, some, including the tech entrepreneur have described 2017 as a particularly difficult year. Mr Gates wrote: “There’s no denying that 2017 was a really tough year… but it also delivered some amazing moments of hope and progress. Here are some inspiring tweets that…

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