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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 27, 2008
How Gates makes a difference in India
Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore have been ranked among the 75 top centres of commerce in the world.

Why Bill Gates likes India
Besides being an important market for the software giant, Gates is besotted by the immense talent in India.

June 26, 2008
It's raining millionaires in India
India has emerged as the home to fastest growing millionaire population.

Bill Gates' words of wisdom
If I had to say what is the thing that I feel best about, it's being involved in this whole software revolution and what comes out of that

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 19, 2008
Anil Ambani's Hollywood dreams: what's the gameplan?
Riding high on the entertainment wave, Anil Ambani's Reliance Big Entertainment (RBEL) has set eyes on big ticket deals in Hollywood.

A success story called Microsoft!
Microsoft has today invaded into homes and offices across the globe.

June 18, 2008
3 years after the split, Ambanis at war again!
Though the ownership issue was settled, it was only the beginning of many disputes.

India's most dependable cars
A peek into India's eight most dependable cars.

World's 10 most expensive pens
A peek into 10 most expensive pens of the world.

The amazing success story of Fabindia
Fab India's community-owned companies are converting artisans into assets while sharing the benefits of growth with them.

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 16, 2008
30 tax-smart ways to plan your salary package
Here is a check-list of 30 tax and perk benefits relating to salary that will help you work out a tax-smart salary package. Read on.

How oil prices are wrecking the economy
Oil prices have doubled in just over a year.

What makes Toyota world's most reputable firm
An analysis of Toyota culture, what makes Toyota a car major.

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 12, 2008 attacks: Top 10 nations
China and the United States were the two largest attack traffic sources, accounting for about 30 percent of the traffic.

Pricey fuel? Try these fantastic 'green cars'
A peep into some green cars of the world.

Heathrow, Beijing: A tale of 2 airports
Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore have been ranked among the 75 top centres of commerce in the world.

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.
June 9, 2008
Why the Indian markets are falling
The rising oil prices have taken a toll on the bourses.
June 6, 2008
'Price rise is a fact of life. You have to adjust'
US-based Working Mother magazine has recently evaluated the presence and prominence of coloured women in the US corporate world and has drawn up a list of the best companies.

Check out the thinnest notebooks!
For those who believe size, weight and style matter, the MacBook Air begins to make more sense

Coming soon: The war for water!
After global warming, what is the biggest problem the globe is facing? It is water.
June 5, 2008
World's 10 most women-friendly companies
US-based Working Mother magazine has recently evaluated the presence and prominence of coloured women in the US corporate world and has drawn up a list of the best companies.

10 best workplaces in India
There's never been a better time to work in India
June 4, 2008
4 NRIs win coveted IBM awards
The award program is designed to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research.

Petrol up by Rs 5; diesel by Rs 3 a litre
Oil price rise is today a burning issue. Countries across Asia have hiked their domestic fuel prices.
June 3, 2008
Who is inflating the oil bubble?
Big oil exporters like Russia, Mexico and Opec itself are growing so fast economically that their need for energy within their own borders will limit how much they can sell abroad.

How India can end the looming food crisis
Against the backdrop of rising concern over a looming food crisis, the World Bank made a strong case for the revival of agriculture in India and South Asia.

Petrol: The costliest and cheapest nations
In dollar terms, the cost of petrol in India (in Mumbai, specifically) is around $1.20 (Rs 50.76) per litre.
June 2, 2008
Job generation: India's top 5 states
Employment generation in the country has increased considerably in the eight-year period ending 2005.
May 30, 2008
10 most expensive office hotspots
As businesses expand and spread their wings across the world, office spaces are turning more and more expensive.

Inflation surges to 8.1%, FM 'worried'
A peek into the burning issue of inflation and its impact on various sectors of the economy.

Indian economy boomed at 9% in 2007-08
GDP grew by 8.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2007-08 as compared to 9.7 per cent in the corresponding period previous fiscal.

The world's largest aircraft show
It's one of aviation industry's biggest showcases of aircraft and aviation equipment.
May 29, 2008
One of India's greatest engineering marvels?
The Bandra Cable Stay section of the Bandra Worli Sea Link is 600 metres in length
May 28, 2008
Hyderabad, one of world's best cities for innovation
You can see it in its stats and cityscapes.

From homeless drug abuser to millionaire entrepreneur
When Bob Williamson left home at 17, he lived on the streets and did time for heroin possession. But he pulled himself together, got a job, and eventually started a company.
May 27, 2008
Gold and silver: Is your investment safe?
James Turk, a renowned authority on gold and the precious metal markets and co-author of The Collapse of the Dollar, discusses how GoldMoney works.

How Swift has changed Maruti's fortunes
All Maruti cars since Swift bear a new, sporty DNA.

'There is so much of India at Harvard'
In 1995 when Ranjini Manian decided to launch Global Adjustments to offer relocation, realty and cross-cultural training services to the expatriates in Chennai, little did she realise that global response to her endeavour would be so overwhelming.
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 23, 2008
15 cars that will make you drool!
Fancy buying one of these magnificent vehicles? Well, you might have to wait a bit...

For McCain, more H-1B visas is top priority%
The Reuplican US presidential candidate bats for the tech industry.

Inflation static at 7.82%
Despite the government's moves, prices have not dropped.

9-point plan to beat India's food crisis
IT should begin with an agronomic revolution in rice production.
May 22, 2008
7 modern architectural wonders
Check out these amazing buildings.

Tagore: A one-man, million-$ industry
Over 77 years after his death, The Nobel Laureate's work still earns big money.
May 21, 2008
Inside the extraordinary Airbus A380
Check out the luxury and space that the world's largest passenger aircraft offers.

The car that put the world on wheels!
The iconic Ford Model T is a 100 years old.
May 20, 2008
Why Tata Nano bookings will begin in Sept
With construction work at the Singur plant not yet complete, the bookings for the car will be delayed.

These robots, well, just love music
Some of these robots can perform incredible deeds.
May 19, 2008
Mukesh Ambani leads India's highest paid CEOs
Check out who are the highest paid corporate bosses.

10 nations with highest inflation
Zimbabwe has an inflation rate of 355,000 per cent!

Is there any future for these children?
The scourge of child labour has ravaged the society.
May 16, 2008
The success story of the 'book woman of India'
A unique successful story of a courageous entrepreneur

Bandra-Worli sea link extended up to Haji Ali
The bidding process for the project will be completed and work orders be issued for the extension project by the end of this year.
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
May 14, 2008
LIC's life jacket for sex workers!
A non-government organisation for, of and by the sex workers, Durbar not only looks after the well being of women in the sex trade, but also assists them in becoming financially independent.

This CEO has Silicon Valley buzzing!
Simply by designing your product the right way, you can build a billion-dollar business from scratch.

Hairstyles make CEOs successful?
Most of the successful CEOs including Pepsico's Indra Nooyi part their hair to the left.
May 13, 2008
The top 10 best-selling cars ever
Toyota Corolla remains the most popular car in the world.
May 12, 2008
5 popular small savings schemes
Assured returns and a sovereign guarantee are the hallmarks of small savings schemes.
May 8, 2008
21 Indian cos among top 100 BPOs
The latest '2008 Global Outsourcing 100' was compiled by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals

6 most influential business titans
Ratan Tata and Indra Nooyi have made it to the Time magazine’s 2008 list of the world’s 100 most influential people
May 7, 2008
Music that's as mobile as you!
If you like to have music when you are 'on the move', then these portable music devices are just for you!
May 6, 2008
'We can't play politics with hunger'
Dr M S Swaminathan, one of the parents of India's Green Revolution, on the global food crisis.
May 5, 2008
'India offers the most skilled workforce'
CGI began operations in India in 1991 and employs 2000 people.

Blaze guts Asia's largest chilli yard
A major fire broke out at Asia's largst red chilli market in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

When palaces turn into hotels...
Combining cultural richness, warm hospitality, world-class service and luxurious comfort with palatial marvels sure makes good business sense.

How Mumbai Metro rail will meet 30-month deadline
Work on the first line of the first phase from the western suburb of Versova to the eastern Ghatkopar, through the bustling Andheri began in February 2008.
May 2, 2008
'India is a land of billion opportunities'
Business leaders across the world must come forward to correct the 'imbalance' in terms of the income of the rich and the poor, Mukesh Ambani said.

World's 5 most transparent oil companies
Anti-corruption group Transparency International 2008 report.
April 30, 2008
IPL: The successful business of cricket
IPL is here to stay. More than just a cricket tournament, it is changing the rules of the game, and of advertising.
April 29, 2008
A crorepati who lives in a hut!
His is a truly inspiring, rags-to-riches story.

Check out these awesome sports cars!
A peep into some of the most talked about cars of the world

Meet the impressive iPod family!
iPods rule the hearts of gizmo and music lovers alike.

Credit Policy: RBI keeps rates unchanged
The surge in inflation rate in the recent months has put renewed focus on monetary policy administration.
April 28, 2008
Check out India's business hotspots
As more and more companies set shop in India's metro cities, the real estate rates show no sign of cooling down

Money is where reality shows are...
The latest reality shows on TV are earning more revenue for the channels, but with fewer episodes.

They ain't humans, but they are smart
Machines will attain human levels of intelligence by the year 2040, predict robotics experts.
April 25, 2008
World's 10 best airports
According to Airports Council International' 'Best Airport Worldwide Quality Survey' for 2007 the top spots went to three Asian airports

Flying abroad: Great opportunity for airlines
India's airlines are keen to explore foreign destinations.

Bhopal gas tragedy: Industry's ugly face
The Bhopal gas tragedy remains a live issue 23 years after toxic gases leaked out of a Union Carbide plant in December 1984.

Slowdown: Americans say no to luxury!
Nearly 41 per cent of wealthy Americans may spend less on luxury items in the next one year, amid fears of a weakening economy

Your dream home just got better
Theme-based housing projects are a huge attraction now.
April 24, 2008
Want to earn like Warren Buffett? 24 tips
Buffett believes that successful investing is about having common sense, patience and independent research

How to make your car look smarter
A peep into some modern car gadgets.

Slider phones: The 'wow' factor
Slider mobiles are a class apart! The easy slide of the cell phone's display screen instantly raises the style quotient of the user.

Talent crunch? Not a big problem in India!
While a shortage of talent continues to trouble employers all over the world, Indian employers find it easier to get talented people.

Climate change: Tatas, ONGC, UN join hands
ONGC and Tata Steel are among the companies that have recently joined a UN climate change initiative for business leaders.
April 23, 2008
The new economics of outsourcing
Efforts to send IT work anywhere but Bangalore are taking on added urgency as costs of doing work in India rise and the dollar sinks

Indian CEOs head 10 Fortune firms
Indian-origin CEOs are establishing their prowess across the globe.

How to beat inflation. 3 investment tips
The impact of inflation can be seen in practically everything you do these days.

Of making, selling and tasting wine
India is perhaps the only country, which eats more grapes than it crushes. But local vineyards claim that India is now on the world's wine map.
April 22, 2008
Will you buy what Mr Bachchan endorses?
Celebrity advertising has proliferated. But the impact is not worth the money celebrities charge and focus on

Save the earth! What India Inc is doing
As the world celebrates the Earth Day today, corporate India is doing its bit to conserve the environment.

India's top 10 companies
India Inc is on an incredible growth track.

'Co-creation of value is key to good biz'
Management guru CK Prahalad says companies need to 'co-create' value with the customers on an individual basis.

Why is Ambani buying cinemas in the US?
In an audacious move, billionaire Anil Ambani's Reliance Entertainment has bought or leased out more than 200 cinema theatres in America for an undisclosed sum, and plans to launch a cinema chain under the brand name 'Big' from May.
April 21, 2008
Success story of a small Indian village
Fatehgram, a small village near Dehra Dun, has achieved self-sufficiency, thanks to a unique model

SRK or Mallya: Who's the better biz man?
Shah Rukh Khan understands the business of cricket better than Vijay Mallya.
April 18, 2008
How to avoid a debt trap
One needs to maintain a perfect balance between one’s needs and wants to avoid debt trap.

Get set to drool! These gizmos are coming your way
Some cool gadgets that have been launched and soon hit the stores to enthrall gizmo freaks.

Wipro Q4 net profit at Rs 880cr
Some cool gadgets that have been launched and soon hit the stores to enthrall gizmo freaks.
April 17, 2008
5 great value stocks to buy
In these turbulent times, check out what can earn you money in the stock market.

Rush for silver if you want to make money
The white metal might prove to be a much better investment option for you than gold today.
April 16, 2008
From Rs 60,000 to Rs 435 crore!
K Pandia Rajan and his wife, Hemalatha Rajan, started Ma Foi Management Consultants with a paltry sum, but have now made it to the big league.

How to achieve financial nirvana in 5 steps
Turning this dream into reality isn't as imposing as it seems.

Meet India's gaming prodigies
Can you run a multi-crore business venture by just playing games? Yes, say India's gaming prodigies -- Somil Gupta and Sangam Gupta.
April 15, 2008
Infosys FY08 net at Rs 4,659 cr; hikes dividend
Despite the US slowdown, Infosys turned in good numbers lifting the Indian markets.

'Hillary, Obama, McCain want more H-1B visas'
Stuart Anderson, executive director of the National Foundation for American Policy, speaks on the controversial issue.

Cubans allowed to buy and use cellphones
For the first time on April 14, ban on use of mobile phones by common Cuban citizens was lifted.

The world's largest airline is set to be born
The merger of Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines forms the world's bigget carrier.
April 14, 2008
How rising prices affect you
So why are prices rising and how do these affect people like you and me? Find out. . .
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 10, 2008
India Inc is buying these business jets!
Till 2005, there were les than 40 private aircraft in India: today, industry sources peg the figure at close to 200.

The top 'network ready' nations
India was ranked 50th among 127 countries which were evaluated by the World Economic Forum for their 'network readiness'.
April 9, 2008
It's BMW vs Merc: And the winner is...
Check out which is the better car among the two marquee brands.

World's top management guru on innovation
C K Prahalad's latest book proposes powerful ideas relating to corporate strategy, business processes and people.
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 5, 2008
Vijaypat Singhania : A man of many hues
He has never been afraid of pushing himself to new heights despite being on terra firma for over 70 years.
April 4, 2008
How to become an entrepreneur at a young age
The brain child of eighteen-year-old Samayak Chakrabarty, Electronic Youth Media offers an array of personalised services

5 stocks likely to pay back well
When the markets are fallingyou need to pick stocks that are likely to pay back well in the long term.
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.
April 2, 2008
India's best cities for 'temp' jobs
These 12 Indian cities offer best salaries to temporary workers. Check them out.

Success mantras from a world champion
The champion cyclist's secret weapon is not his killer instinct, but pure joy for living life.

Bear market? How to be a winner
The trends will continue to be weak till US credit markets start recovering.
April 1, 2008
Seven gems worth investing in
The current market turmoil is only making things more attractive.

Buying a house? Some tips for you!
In a skyrocketing realty market things become very difficult for the home buyer.

Price rise: A curse on the aam aadmi
The situation has worsened by rounds of price hikes of petroleum products, which has had a cascading impact on the prices of several commodities.

How IIT wizards created a male contraceptive
This contraceptive has completed Phase I and Phase II clinical trials in India.
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