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|September 29, 2004|
The Left's own 'foreign links'!
The Left parties are opposing the inclusion of 'foreign experts' in the nation's planning process, but are mum on their own economists' having active links with foreign consultants.
|September 27, 2004|
Venturing into a bigger league
ICICI Venture is taking another round of king-sized bets on the future. For starters, it's assembling a war chest of between $1 billion to $1.5 billion -- that's compared to the $600 million it has currently.
|September 23, 2004|
You can even make calls
Nokia Oy, Finland's most popular export -- perhaps second only to a fine brew borrowing the country's name -- has come a long way from its days of making, among other things, toilet paper.
The Indian tourist's in great demand
The Singapore and Malaysia tourism boards are fighting for the Indian traveller's attentions.
It pays to tinker around with gadgets
Vinod Moorjani has established V N Techno Structure to import gizmos and retail them in the Indian market at competitive prices.
|September 21, 2004|
Top 15 stocks in a volatile market
We present a list of 15 stocks which look attractive, both in terms of safety and growth patterns.
Why is Orissa attracting steel giants?
'The state provides assured long term reserves of high quality iron ore, surplus and cheap electricity and easy access to major steel consuming markets and raw material sources,' say Tatas.
The new JWT chief: rising up the ranks
So what is that one quality that has really seen him through his journey to the top? A calm, collected demeanour and a great sense of humour, say those who know him.
|September 17, 2004|
Taiwan's cultural revolution
If the city of Taichung succeeds in getting a Guggenheim Museum branch it will reshape the cultural landscape of the entire Asian region
|September 09, 2004|
Kochi to be 'Florida of the East'
India's first world-class marina that can accommodate 150 luxury yachts and international cruise liners at a time will come up in the backwaters of Kochi.
|September 07, 2004|
Software: The 'risk-return' matrix
Demand for technology solution from global clients is likely to be concentrated among a few players in time to come.
The rise of Yojana Bhavan
The Planning Commission is no longer an institution for parking ruling party leaders who cannot be accommodated elsewhere, says A K Bhattacharya.
|September 06, 2004|
Where are the interest rates headed?
One thing that is common to two diametrically opposite sentiments between last year and this year is the interest rates. It is the direction that is making the difference.
Riding the retail boom
A host of big-time corporates are walking down the retail aisles. Nandini Lakshman surveys the scene.
|September 04, 2004|
A cool move
Voltas wants to leverage its low-priced AC experiment to strengthen its market presence.
It's all about gifts & winning hearts
The way to the Indian consumer's pocket is through free gifts, say Smita Tripathi, Abhilasha Ojha & Arti Sharma
Carabin: Geared for success
Instead of joining the family business, Rajat Sethi started a company for manufacturing mountaineering and trekking equipment, says Jai Arjun Singh.
Now Punjab goes all hi-tech
The Punjab government's optimism has clearly spread , says Jai Arjun Singh
Check out the famous 4
Take a close look at Suzuki Swift, Hyundai Elantra, Honda FR-V and the Land Rover Discovery
Brand it like Ganesha
International companies are moulding Ganesha and other idols for ardent collectors, says Abhilasha Ojha
Railways get a wake-up call
Railways must ensure a comfortable journey to confirmed passengers, says Rosy Kumar
Upper crust B-schools moving up in quality
A-grade schools show largest growth.
|September 03, 2004|
Indiabulls IPO: How good is it?
Indiabulls is also into mutual fund and insurance advisory businesses. Though this field is extremely competitive and requires significant research skills, these are highly profitable business segments.
|September 01, 2004|
Life begins at 50, says consumer survey
The latest annual consumer survey by KSA Technopak, a management consultancy firm, terms the nearly 9 million strong group of those in their 50s and 60s as 'arrived veterans' and rightly so.