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'Punjab should be like Mac, not Unix'
by Roopinder Singh

Graphics by Gaurav SoodMohanbir Sawhney is one of the most influential persons in the world of e-business. A widely respected and published man, Sawhney was in Chandigarh recently where he met business leaders and government officials. Before arriving in Chandigarh, Sawhney, who has been listed as one of the 25 most influential men in e-commerce in the world by Business Week magazine, had delivered a keynote address at the India Internet World exhibition in New Delhi. Sawhney touched on various aspects of economy and IT during an exclusive interview.


Mouse getting mightier than the sword
Sumesh Raizada
Pen is mightier than the sword, is an old saying that holds true even today. In the present world, where computers are ubiquitous in newspaper offices as well, the power of pen has merged with the power of computers.

Portal for auction
uction2gain.com, a B2B auction portal that was launched three months ago, has attracted listings worth Rs 100 crore. The site has been put up by Suryansh Information Technology and expects online auction business of Rs 500 crore within one year. Already strategic tie-ups with Modi Sugars and Birla Pelicase, for disposal of surplus assets and inventories, have been finalised.

Get ready for e-fragrance
France is famous for its perfumes. Chanel, Givenchy and Guerlain are names that come to mind. And now, the country’s biggest telecom group is planning to deliver aromas over the Internet.

Gujarati diaspora on Web
SThe Vishwa Gujarati Samaj, a cultural organisation of people of Gujarati origin, is tapping the World Wide Web to revitalise the community’s linkages through its Web site www.evishwagujarati.net.

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