|June 29, 2007|
|Lessons in do-it-yourself investing|
Being a do-it-yourself investor means taking full responsibility for creating a portfolio of high-performance, low-cost mutual funds that you'll be able to hold on to for the long term.
|June 22, 2007|
|Thiagarajan, world's youngest airline CEO|
Thiagarajan, who had primarily restricted his aviation activities to south India, is now locating stars of fortune in western and central India for possible acquisitions
Tough task ahead for new Infy CEO
My focus would be to make Infosys more competitive, increase productivity further, continue to be a leader in corporate governance, attract the best of global talent and enhance brand equity
|June 21, 2007|
|Tax: Which ITR form should you use?|
With the new, and complicated, Income Tax Return forms coming into force, you need to understand which of these is applicable to you.
New IT mantra: Catch 'em young
Leading players realise that the best way to source the skilled manpower required to fuel their ambitious growth plans is to develop it themselves by working with leading education institutes.
Are your papers safe in the bank?
You cannot do much to ensure that the documents banks take from you before giving a loan do not get damaged
|June 20, 2007|
|Inside Sun Micro's secret black box!|
Once one of the hottest companies in Silicon Valley, Sun Microsystems crashed with the dotcoms, but it kept pouring money into R&D. Now there are signs of a revival.
When to sell your mutual fund
Encashing your mutual fund at the right time is as important as buying one.
Don't go for a fixed-rate home loan now
Go for a fixed rate," your banker is likely to insist if you enquire about a home loan. But floating is what makes sense at present
Kiran Nadar on HCL, Shiv, & Bill Gates
Kiran Nadar is more than just HCL founder Shiv Nadar's wife: she has begun to give back to society through the Shiv Nadar University and through her efforts at bridging the urban-rural divide.
Make money doing what you love
For entrepreneurs who convert a passion into profession, the fun never ends. Here's how you can make money doing what you love
|June 18, 2007|
|Global, out of India|
ABB's Uppal symbolises the rise of Indian manufacturing, management, IT and also authentic Indianness. That's saying a lot.
ICICI's great growth & value offer
Stripping off the value embedded in its subsidiaries, ICICI Bank is available at least 40 per cent cheaper than its closest private rival HDFC Bank.
|June 13, 2007|
|Is this the world's most generous internship?|
Go inside the tech company that lavishes its interns with limo rides, free hotel stays, Broadway shows, and the opportunity to do serious, creative work. So why does it do it?
Logan vs Indigo: Who's the winner?
There have been so many cars that have been launched in India and if you are looking to buy one, then it might be quite confusing to pick the right one.
|June 11, 2007|
|Amazing story of how Munjal built Hero Honda|
From the bylanes of Ludhiana to the highways of international renown, 83-year-old Brijmohan Munjal is steady in his dedication towards his work.
How RBI helps the common man
The Reserve Bank of India or the banker's bank is the one which, perhaps, has the most impact on the life of normal people
DLF's real estate story
Four years after delisting its shares from the Delhi Stock Exchange, real estate behemoth DLF is knocking at the capital market again selling shares at - hold your breath - 837 times the valuation at which it exited the stock market. Should you buy?
Rishad Premji: Student prince
In the second half of July this year, when Rishad Premji, the eldest son of Wipro Chairman Azim Premji, joins the company as a business manager, Pratik Kumar, executive vice president-HR will have a tough time.
How to select an online broker
It is important to zero in on the right Net broker before stepping into the convenient world of online stock investing. Evaluate both qualitative and quantitative factors to make a choice.
|June 09, 2007|
|The amazing story of the birth of HCL|
The man who was fueling the ambitions of his five other colleagues at that canteen was a 30-year-old engineer from Tamil Nadu, Shiv Nadar. And this is how the story of Hindustan Computers Limited, HCL began.
How K V Kamath built ICICI into a global giant
With the turn of the millennium, ICICI emerged as the largest private bank in India and fueling its growth was the untiring efforts of one man -- KV Kamath.
The amazing story of Lala Charat Ram
Never having been to a B-school, Lala Charat Ram was exceptionally interested in business education and played a pivotal role in the evolution of the All India Management Association and the IIMs.
It's raining wine!
Wine aficionados have taken heart from the news that the GoI has 'decided' to remove additional customs duties on imported alcoholic beverages from July.
Catering biz: Serving up the power sushi
The catering industry was once wedding-centric. Now it's learning to do things in style, to match the evolving tastes of a young, corporate India.
|June 01, 2007|
|Tax-smart housing loans!|
Even those who have the money to buy a house off the shelf should consider going in for a loan. Here's why.