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September 30, 2005

Principal Large Cap Fund: How good is it?
Equity funds from Principal Mutual Fund have traditionally been known for their ability to deliver stable returns and performance on the risk-adjusted return front. We believe PLCF will live up to this lineage.

The MP3 gallery just got better
Apart from good FM quality, you can watch videos as well as listen to your favourite music

September 28, 2005

Growth competitiveness index rankings 2005

September 27, 2005

Birth of India's fastest-growing tea brand
How unemployed youth became brand ambassadors to help create India's fastest-growing tea brand

How to own a plane, cheaply
Fractional ownership is a great idea for those who want travel with flexibility and access to a jet of their own.

September 26, 2005

Manmohan Singh: Father of Indian reform
Singh, unshackled the country from the bureaucratic controls and licence-permit raj, and took the economy to a high growth path of 6-7 per cent.

Top 10 stocks you must consider
Here are the top 10 investment decisions for you to look at.

Sensex 18K by 2010! Here's why
Milind Karandikar, a wave theory specialist, predicts Sensex levels of -- hold your breath -- 18000 to 40000.

L'Oreal's success story in India
But competitors are eating into the same strategy. . .

September 24, 2005

AIDS! What's your company doing?
Corporate India is sitting up and taking notice of the disease as it strikes closer to the workplace, but does it have any plans in place?

IIM ex-director's battle for transparency
Samuel Paul remains realistic even as his innovations are copied at home and abroad

September 23, 2005

The extraordinary story of Amul
It all started in December 1946 with a group of farmers keen to free themselves from intermediaries. Today it is a Rs 2,200 crore enterprise and also 'the Taste of India.'

September 22, 2005

Why music's rocking India's mobile business
With cellphone tones set to generate Rs 880 crore in two years, everyone's scurrying for a piece of the action.

September 21, 2005

Is the Bangalore story over?
Even those who believe it isn't, admit the execution of infrastructure solutions remains patchy.

Honda's designs for India
The scooter company's new ad emphasises local colour.

September 19, 2005

Infosys is on a big building spree
To meet the mounting demand for space, Infosys is rapidly expanding its development centres across India.

Kumar Mangalam: The biggest Birla
When Kumar Mangalam Birla, 38, talks about his dream of the Aditya Birla Group entering the Fortune 500 league, the world sits up and listens.

September 17, 2005

Guess? off to a flying start in India
Success never goes out of style.

Hot potatoes! It's commodities!
Aaj dabbe ka bhav kya hai?" a soya oil trader asks a Mumbai-based broker. It's what most traders eye before quoting their prices across the country.

September 16, 2005

Why it's good to send US jobs to India
Gary Hamel, one of America's leading management thinkers, offers a radical view on the BPO slugfest between India and the US.

All about MP3 players
MP3 players come in various shapes and sizes, and can broadly be classified as CD-based ones, flash memory-based ones and hard drive-based ones.

September 15, 2005

The age of Chinese MNCs is here
China's multinationals, powerful as they seem, are still beholden to the Communist Party. That's both a blessing and a burden.

It's never been cheaper to fly to Europe, SE Asia
Tour package rates have fallen by 10-15% this winter.

September 14, 2005

What can halt Indian, Chinese juggernaut
The economic momentum isn't unstoppable. China and India face huge obstacles to growth.

Is there room for an Indian-owned ad agency?
While it is true that a host of Indian-owned ad firms have been gobbled up by MNCs, this is par for the course in a globalised world

Mafat kaka, India's diamond trade pioneer
A tribute to India's diamond trade pioneer.

It's BSE vs NSE. And the winner is...
How the Bombay Stock Exchange lost marketshare -- and how it can regain it.

September 13, 2005

How Indian firms can globalise
Multinational companies are breathing down your neck. Indian companies will need to learn how to be competitive to succeed. Get ready to globalise. Begin now. . .

A Maruti ad with a difference
Maruti adds a playful, seasonal twist to its new Alto ad.

September 12, 2005

Why are Indian markets rising?
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September 10, 2005

The story of Trident's success
Sitting at one of the tables of the self-service canteen of Abhishek Industries in Ludhiana's Kitchlu Nagar, Rajinder Gupta doesn't stand out. He blends into the crowd as he gets up for a second helping of rice or some water.

Great music systems to choose from
India suddenly seems to have become a hotspot for foreign music system companies.

The Escorts story: Can it be saved?
Three days ago, the friendly request of an old contact at Escorts shattered the somnolent air of chairman Rajan Nanda's office, where two matronly secretaries share a space big enough to host an NBA match.

September 08, 2005

Chidambaram, a magnet to controversy
A glance at the finance minister's tenure in office.

Global giants watch out, here comes India!
Several Indian IT majors are elbowing their way deeper into the rarefied world of technology consulting, hoping for a larger slice of the lucrative $21 billion pie.

The Sensex journey: 1000 to 8000!
Here's a timeline on the rise and rise of the Sensex through Indian stock market history.

September 06, 2005

Fight club: Minister vs PSU honcho
A quick look at the fight that just blew over.

India's 5 investment hotspots
Both India Inc as well as the country's financial sector are betting big on these five spots.

September 05, 2005

What's wrong with India's music industry?
Music companies and singers are at loggerheads, tune pirates are walking off with the booty, there's a growing tribe of listeners which doesn't pay. . .

September 02, 2005

India's changing! Health franchising set to boom
Healthcare franchising is becoming big business in India. Apollo Hospitals is rapidly emerging as India's largest healthcare chain.

Want to listen to radio? Get on the Net
The Web offers more content than any traditional radio does -- right now, you have access to over 5,000 official audio broadcast stations.

September 01, 2005

'JRD has been an icon for me'
'He was a unique transformational leader, who transformed himself, the businesses he managed and participated in social transformation.'


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