|December 30, 2006|
|Turning junk into designer concepts|
The architect believes in reusing material. Whether it is a moth-eaten tree trunk, or the creaky doors of Meghdoot theatre - everything, he says, can be reused.
Wanna zoom in the new BMW X5?
The new X5 can hold its own in the SUV brotherhood and is a new chapter in the BMW design.
2006: A flamboyant year for the markets
The Indian capital markets continued the flamboyant journey in the fifth successive year and the bellwether Sensex entered into the elite 10k-club, rewriting history in many spheres during the year 2006.
Will this film hit diamond sales?
The much talked about film 'Blood Diamond' accuses the diamond industry of profiting from the misery of civil war ravaged Africans, through the trade in conflict diamonds.
HR factor in retail: Largely ignored
The mood in India these days is "Goodbye, Socialism. Welcome, Sonyism".
How to build a real estate fortune
Money invested in real estate, for income and capital growth, provides stable and predictable returns – similar to bonds – offering a regular return on investment, if the property is rented, as well as capital appreciation.
Engineering, not IT the most invested sector
Engineering overtook information technology to become the most invested sector in 2006
Mutual Funds: The leaders & laggards of year 2006
At first glance, the numbers show a mixed trend.
|December 28, 2006|
|How the IIMs woke up to competition|
The academic rigour of the PGPEX course is their response to ISB's spectacular success.
Indian pharma on the global map
This year, Indian pharma majors went on a shopping spree, acquiring foreign majors and sealing out-licensing deals abroad.
India: Hotspot for global telecom cos
India is all set to become a hub for the production of telecom equipment.
Important lessons for HR managers
Managers need to find news ways to train, retain and compensate staff.
TV viewers: Here's a great New Year gift!
With Conditional Access System (CAS) ready to take off in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata from January 1, 2007, almost 2.5 million cable television viewers can look forward to having a customised bouquet of channels.
How to secure your financial future
If you want to take control of your financial future, you must have a plan that will allow you to find good investments, reduce taxes, beat inflation, and properly manage money.
An entrepreneur born to succeed
Kunwer Sachdev started out as a cable TV operator and recalls an incident that took place in his initial years, which incidentally was a turning point in his career.
|December 22, 2006|
|Top paying career options in India|
With the age of pre-placement offers setting in you can get a high paying job even before you step out of college
Solve this case, earn Rs 25,000!
R N Mehra has just returned from Prime Bank where he had gone to foreclose a personal loan. This is the story of his travails and the bank's delay in solving his case.
|December 08, 2006|
|Two policies rolled into one, at a price|
When buying New UnitGain Super, the top-selling unit-linked insurance policy from Bajaj Allianz which bundles investment with insurance, be sure about the reasons for doing so.
The hazards of workplace gift-giving
Why it's better to err on the side of caution when seeking appropriate gifts for employees and co-workers.
Pre-launch realty projects? Keep off!
Do the lower prices of pre-launch offers look attractive to you? Be careful, for you could fall easy prey for dubious developers of the so-called 'future projects.'
|December 05, 2006|
|The Sensex story: 1,000 to 14,000!|
Strong global markets and major fund and FII investments in heavyweight auto, pharma, IT and metals stocks lifted the Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark 30-share Sensex past the magical 14,000-mark on Tuesday.
Thousands of BPO jobs that pay BIG
At a domestic BPO, you can get a slice of the action without its associated problems
Don't wait to buy a home; prices won't drop
Prospective buyers should look at peripheral location where infrastructural developments are happening that can be classified as growth corridors of the city.
Is it time to dump your cable guy?
DTH may change the way we watch TV, they say. We find out if this new technology will end the reign of cable operators and what other options there are for a consumer.
How to get rich by tax planning
If you haven't planned on taxes already, do it before it gets too late. Only, while doing this, decide whether you just want to save taxes or make goal-based investments.
|December 02, 2006|
|Zen: The old and new charm|
The original Zen leaves a little void in the enthusiast's heart.
The new Zen Estilo experience
The original Zen was a snappy, honest, fun-to-drive number, but this looks like one of those preening, self-conscious kind of cars that are indifferent to drive...
Healthcare goes five-star in India
Indian healthcare industry is getting an extreme makeover and is touching the lives of people not just in India but all over the world.
Does Delhi need the new Metro link?
Better use of an eight-lane expressway to the airport can do away with the need for the 18.7-km metro link.
Travelling? Don't forget insurance cover
Before you step out of the country, make sure you have taken a travel cover
Pension plans: When, what, how
In a pension product, on the other hand, you make regular contributions during your earning years and then get a regular pay-off after a certain number of years
Where to file your insurance claim? Here's help
Here, we give a list of phone numbers, addresses and e-mails of all insurance companies, both life and general, in India.