December 31, 2010How technology will beat poverty in a decade
The year 2010 has been good for India in terms of technology and 2011 holds the promise of taking the country one step forward in harnessing technology to make a dent in some of the problems that continue to challenge it.
December 22, 2010How Kolkata Metro has suffered due to Railways
The country's first underground mass transit system has suffered by being part of Indian Railways.
December 09, 2010Special: Dollar's gain = Sensex's loss?
While the dollar's appreciation could influence the markets in the near term, experts suggest a look at the fundamentals and other macro indicators before taking an investment call.
December 01, 2010Climate summit: Developed world's sleight of hand
What is sometimes unofficially referred to as a new Green Fund will be an outcome of the Copenhagen accord.
November 30, 2010Two tracks ahead for Cancun climate talks
'Neither India nor China are ready to convert national actions into international commitments.' Senior environmental journalist Darryl D'Monte will cover the annual climate change conference in Cancun for Rediff.com
November 29, 2010What G20 did not learn
On the issue of exchange rates, the summit reiterated the wording agreed in the meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors a few weeks earlier - a commitment to "moving toward more market-determined exchange rate systems, enhancing exchange rate flexibility to reflect underlying economic fundamentals, and refraining from competitive devaluation of currencies.
Manish Chokhani: The perfect insider
From equity research to sales and asset management, he worked on all the verticals.
November 26, 2010He set up India's first 'Green Garage'
A story of how Raghav Rangarajan chased his dream and became an entrepreneur.
November 25, 2010CBI quizzes top real estate tycoon
Shahid U Balwa, one of the promoters of the leading real estate company, DB Realty, as well as the controversial Swan Telecom (now Etilisat DB Telecom), has been questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
October 20, 2010How a PSU in India enjoys special privileges
If the markets regulator has not yet sent an advisory note to Coal India on its chief executive's frequent announcements in the media, it is probably because it is a public sector enterprise.
October 18, 2010Woodland's strategy for success
The outdoor shoe and apparel maker wants eco-friendliness to become its brand recall.
October 11, 2010Indian Hotels' four-brand strategy for success
The Indian Hotels Company has got four brands to cater to different markets.
Sabeer Bhatia's next mega project
The Live Documents service offered by the Bhatia-promoted InstaColl is already a big success in India, especially among the education fraternity.
October 08, 2010Why it's curtains at SKS for Suresh Gurumani
Gurumani have been roundly criticised for booking eye-popping profits on share sales of exercised options.
October 05, 2010Sanjiv Bajaj on life after Bajaj Auto demerger
For the younger Bajaj sibling, life after Bajaj Auto is all about revving up the financial services business.
October 01, 2010How India is reshaping global film industry
Endhiran cleverly blends Eastern talent with Western expertise to co-create a seamless viewing experience that no single region could have concocted on its own, says Dr
September 29, 2010How to kick-start your own venture, successfully
"Entrepreneurship is not a career. It is a way of life," insists Sramana Mitra, Silicon Valley-based technology entrepreneur, strategy consultant and author of the series, Entrepreneur Journeys, which offers deep insights into the individual journeys of a cross-section of entrepreneurs.
September 27, 2010How your money can become cashless
Mobile money will be mainstream in the coming years
September 23, 2010Meet India's biggest collector of banknotes
Rezwan Razack, a real estate developer, is opening the country's first museum of banknotes printed in India since 1770s
September 22, 2010Should new 2G licensees be bailed out?
Doing so would reverse a dubious set of licensing decisions but the government must also consider the question of 'moral hazard' with the government as the last guarantor of industry risk.
Sensex rise: Why you need to be cautious
While experts suggest that the outlook remains positive, there is also a need to be cautious due to the sharp rise in prices and the fact that markets have already started to factor in 2011-12 earnings.
September 21, 2010Indira Sagar canal project: A sea of tribal tears
For 2,705 Koyas, compensation doesn't mean just money.
September 20, 2010Why Vodafone grabs global headlines!
The landmark Vodafone ruling was delivered last fortnight amid fiercely debated proceedings lasting nine days and putting to test skills of a battery of lawyers assisting Vodafone and the Indian government.
September 15, 2010How India Inc can transform the society
There is a case for more stringent evaluation of CSR plans based on voluntary allocations, but a rule-based approach might be more effective.
September 13, 2010If UPA govt tackles inflation, it will collapse!
M R Venkatesh on why the reason why food prices in India are going through the roof.
September 10, 2010India has only a few businessmen with a 'heart'
If all goes well, the money spent by companies for corporate social responsibility may increase in the days to come.
September 08, 2010Vedanta mess: The role these people played
Given the serious allegations against the firm, did these members of the board fail in their duty to safeguard the interests of stakeholders?
September 06, 2010How he made a profitable biz from online ticketing
Today, bookMyShow is India's premiere online ticketing site, having sold movie tickets worth Rs 6.21 crore (Rs 62.1 million) for Avatar and Rs 9 crore (Rs 90 million) for 3 idiots early this year.
August 30, 2010Is China's economy waiting to collapse?
China's journey up the growth curve has been so fast that the ride down could be equally nerve-racking.
Crony capitalism is riding high in India
As a jurisdiction for investment, India seems to be cutting quite a sorry figure of late.
August 27, 2010How they are fuelling India's economic growth
India, or at least Indian economy, seems to be shining bright like never before.
The amazing story of vada pav chain Jumbo King
What inspired Jumbo King to weave an entire fast food chain around an inconspicuous product like the vada pav.
August 26, 2010What must Ratan Tata's successor be like
The successor to the legendary Ratan Tata should have a keen understanding of the group's core values, foresight, strength of character, good grasp of Indian-ness, among other qualities, says
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