|Can't ignore India: Chidambaram
The curtains may have come down on the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, but India’s message to high-profile business leaders at the meet is still reverberating loud and clear—you simply cannot ignore Asia’s third largest economy. "The message we are sending is that India is a fast growing economy, which presents enormous opportunities to countries as well as business community. To foreign investors, the message is you can’t afford not to invest in India,” Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who led the Indian delegation to the WEF, said. “You can’t afford not to engage India, you can’t afford not to have a trade agreement or work with India in a multi-lateral for a... India is on the move and you can’t ignore us,” he said.
|Boy meets world
While children his age go ga-ga over Harry Potter films, 10-year-old Kishan S.S prefers to call the shots from behind the camera. The Bangalore boy, who has acted in several regional language films himself, is making his directorial debut with a feature film on street children, a feat that would make him one of the youngest professional film-makers in the world. “I was out on a drive with my father one day when I saw these street children,” he says. Kishan suggested making a film on the children, and his family supported the idea. “C/O Footpath” tells the story of a street urchin who gets to go to school and makes it big, his example meant to be an inspiration for millions of street children, says