|June 30, 2008|
|How to make your child money savvy|
Catch the youngsters and maximise the money habit. Here is how you can encourage your child to develop early and positive financial skills in saving and investing, which become an instinct later.
These hi-tech toys mean big business
Japanese toy companies are launching innovative toys that can help beat stress and even loneliness.
|June 25, 2008|
|India story can boom for 20 years, if. . .: Kamath|
I have trust in India, even though inflation is high and fuel prices are rising. For the last 15 years I have been saying that India's growth is for real, but none was listening to me, said K V Kamath, ICICI Bank CEO, at the Asia Society event in New York.
The other side of Microsoft
Microsoft has been criticised on the ease of use, stability, and security of its software.
An uphill climb ahead for the Tatas
Trying times ahead for Tata Motors as it grapples with a large acquisition and a slew of new product launches in a tough macroeconomic environment.
|June 24, 2008|
|World's 11 busiest ports |
Sea transport is the largest carrier of freight in the world.
World's 10 biggest malls
Shopping malls have unquestionably become an indispensable part of our modern lives. A peek into the world's 10 biggest malls.
|June 23, 2008|
|Manufacturing investment? India set to be No. 1!|
India is likely to see the largest growth in its share of foreign investment overall, and should become the world leader for investment in manufacturing, says a recent KPMG survey.
|June 20, 2008|
|Virtual tour of the awesome Cisco campus|
Spread over a million square feet, the Cisco Globalisation Centre in Bangalore has become the focal point of many a conversation. The swanky edifice is even considered to be the best building that Cisco has anywhere in the world.
Inflation at 13-year high; soars to 11.05%
Inflation today shot up to a 13-year high of 11.05 per cent fuelled by rise in prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas, giving no relief to the government from the spiralling prices in an election year.
Free flow of goods: India 71st; Hong Kong leads the world
Two Asian nations of Hong Kong and Singapore occupy the top two positions in the Enabling Trade Index ranking, followed by Sweden and Norway, according to The Global Enabling Trade Report 2008, released recently the World Economic Forum.
Let this robot guard your house!
Four Japanese companies developing robots have come together in a bid to market next-generation home-use robots which will help people in their everyday lives.
|June 17, 2008|
|Food crisis, crude shock drive youths to agriculture|
Agriculture used to be a very bad profession in the job market until recently.
Retail market: Vietnam pips India
Vietnam has ended India's three-year reign as the most attractive emerging market destination for retail investment according to the seventh annual Global Retail Development Index.
The top 10 challenges for India
By 2050, India can be 40 times bigger than it is now, but it needs to overcome some tough challenges. If it can implement certain changes, it has the potential to be larger than the United States by 2050, says a global research report by Goldman Sachs on 'Ten Things for India to Achieve its 2050 Potential.'
Warren Buffett's 6 smart tips on investing
Here are a few quotes chosen painstakingly from Buffett's annual letter to shareholders. These tips from the master will go a long way in helping you find fundamentally sound stocks and more importantly, at attractive valuations given the current fearful environment.
|June 13, 2008|
|'I want West Bengal to be India's hi-tech hub'|
Dr Debesh Das, West Bengal's minister for information technology, was in the United States last month, seeking to attract American entrepreneurs and investors, especially in the high-tech industry, to come to the Communist-ruled state to set up shop.
Nilekani on 6 things that changed India
Nandan Nilekani, co-founder and co-chairman of IT major Infosys Technologies, offered a peek into his forthcoming book, Imagining India, which he said attempts to address a gap in understanding India, while delivering the kick-off Global Leader Lecture at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
|June 11, 2008|
|India's top 10 pharmaceutical companies|
The Indian pharmaceutical industry is the second-fastest growing industry sector in the country. It has shown a revenue growth of 27.32 per cent (as per the latest data available) to touch Rs 25,196.48 crore (Rs 251.96 billion) in 2006-07.
World's 13 top business centres
Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore have been ranked among the 75 top centres of commerce in the world.
Rupee fall: Why it's good news for some firms
The fall in the value of Indian rupee against the US dollar means good times ahead for export-oriented companies, while increasing worries for importers.
|June 10, 2008|
How to survive the oil shock
The oil prices in India are government controlled and, so far, the government has kept prices at levels that should have existed had the oil price been at $70, $30 and $25 a barrel for auto fuels, LPG and kerosene, respectively.
The world's most reputable companies
The Tata Group has emerged as the world's sixth most reputed company, joined by 10 others from India.
|May 26, 2008|
Why crude oil price is zooming|
Crude oil price rise is now a crude reality. On Friday, it touched a historic high of $135 per barrel mark, and global analysts have predicted that the commodity price would go to the range of $150 soon.
The French rush to learn Darjeeling Tea secrets
As the aroma of Darjeeling tea is spreading to other parts of the world, more and more overseas students are flocking to West Bengal to learn the nuances of making and marketing the tea in their own countries.
|May 24, 2008|
New Bangalore airport takes off|
Albert Brunner, chief executive officer of the Bengaluru International Airport Ltd (BIAL) threw open the new international airport at Bangalore late Friday night
|May 15, 2008|
8 tax-smart savings for retirement|
The investment focus should be such that it should enable one to save income tax on the one hand and reasonable appreciation on the other
|April 11, 2008|
'Monkeys don't queue up for visas'|
'We should learn to see desire as a privilege. On this planet, only human beings can desire. Animals can't. Have you seen Indian monkeys queuing up outside the US consulate? You don't. Because monkeys do not have that desire to go to the US,' said Swami Dayananda Saraswati.
|April 8, 2008|
It's not cricket, stupid! It's business!|
The top executives of the eight IPL teams, auctioned for the 44-day tournament, are stepping on the gas to conclude sponsorship deals, brand endorsement contracts, television campaigns and ground promotion activities, in-stadia events and entry ticket prices.
The great Google gold rush
For Matt Sanchez, grooming your company to be acquired by Google is akin to flipping a house in a shaky real estate market. It can be lucrative -- but comes with a very serious risk of losing everything.
|April 7, 2008|
Why Africa is where the future lies|
The ambitious India-Africa Forum Summit to be held on April 8-9, 2008, in New Delhi will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.
Want to succeed in business? Grow or die!
In today's intensely competitive, technology-driven global marketplace, no enterprise -- including yours -- can be sustained without growth.
3 NRIs amongst highest paid US CEOs
Indra Nooyi is the chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo, the world's fourth-largest food and beverages company. On August 14, 2006, she was named to succeed Steve Reinemund as the company's chief executive officer.
|April 3, 2008|
Where Shanghai differs from Mumbai|
Unlike the mill lands in Mumbai which lay abandoned for decades, China's capitalist roaders are ensuring that these crumbling spaces make a comeback.
Top 10 global retail markets
Global retail giants are now spreading their wings across the globe to cash in on new opportunties.
Viagra is 10 years old
The medicine turned a debilitating psychological disorder into an easily treatable physical one.
Top NRI CEOs of global firms
Check out some of the top Non-Resident Indian CEOs and entrepreneurs who have carved a niche for themselves in the global arena.