Tag Archive: FIIB Debate

Sep
12

FIIB Debate: Is Ice Bucket Challenge the right way to support ALS research, considering the shortfall of water resources?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become The Philanthropic Blockbuster with School children, College students, Corporates, Bollywood and Hollywood personalities, Politicians, Army Generals participating in the challenge. It has been ubiquitous on Facebook and lured thousands of people including of celebrities, which has resulted in millions of donations to ALS research and raised awareness of …

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Aug
19

FIIB Debate: Is Modi’s focus on India’s neighbors, while ignoring the West a progressive step?

Modi’s return from his two days Nepal visit with an agenda to reset Indo- Nepal relations was received with mixed reactions. The trip came soon after Bhutan and Modi left many columnists wondering if his focus is just neighboring countries? Many discussions were held all over newspapers, blogs, social media to understand Modi’s plan of …

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Jul
11

FIIB Debate: Is it Acceptable that Sharaprova doesn’t know Tendulkar?

Fans of Sachin became infuriated, print and visual media made the incident breaking news, trends like #mariavssachin went viral on social media for days- when Tennis Superstar Maria Sharaprova remarked that she had no clue who Sachin Tendulkar was! Whether not knowing Tendulkar was acceptable or not, became a matter of debate and discussions that …

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Mar
19

Should there be Reservations in Jobs?

One of the earliest evidences of Indian reservation practice was the “Caste System” when societies were divided into classes such as Brahmana, Kshatriya, Vysya and Shudra. Though the caste system has been abolished by the Indian Constitution, have we really become able to do away with reservations yet? The UPA government’s recent decision to include Jats of 9 states in the …

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Mar
10

FIIB Debate: Is AAP’s resignation an admission of defeat?

Following Arvind Kejriwal and his Party’s resignation just 49 days after coming into the power at the Delhi Assembly, last week’s In-house debate at Fortune Institute of International Business explored the topic, “Is AAP’s resignation an admission of defeat or a tactical retreat?” FIIB conducts weekly in-house debates on current event-issues among FIIB-ians to enhance …

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Feb
18

FIIB Debate: Is Racism within India an emerging Trend?

India stands in unity when Indians settled abroad face racial discrimination. But what happens when we succumb to racial discrimination against our own people? The recent death (allegedly killed on grounds of racism) of 19 year old Nido Taniam (from Arunachal Pradesh) in New Delhi raises concerns towards this once again. Being one of the …

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Feb
04

FIIB Debate Series- Is Social Media a Boon for the Indian Youth?

The recent session of FIIB Debate Series explored opinions on “Is Social Media a boon for the Indian Youth?” Many expressed the belief that social media platforms have been helping Indian youth in a lot of ways; while others pointed out how social media has affected personal development of youngsters. Social Media is beneficial in …

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Jan
28

FIIB Debate Series: Is China a Store-house of Innovation?

India’s mighty neighbor- the People’s Republic of China is famous for its own reasons, one being that- it is currently the world’s most populous country. Since the time economic reforms were introduced in 1978, China has emerged to be one of the fastest-growing major economies of the world. As the world tags it as the …

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