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December 29, 2004

Getz is car of the year 2005
Ford Fusion gave the Hyundai such a fight that the boxy Getz had to rely heavily on its sticker tag and fuel efficiency to win the award.

December 28, 2004

Great cameras to choose from!
If you're a shutterbug with serious money to spend, consider two models that are a rage in the market.

December 25, 2004

Banks: Consolidation the buzzword
It is believed that the new draft guidelines will encourage foreign banks to acquire stakes in Indian banks.

December 23, 2004

How to get the best bargains on Internet
So for those of us who do not know how to go about getting the best bargains on the Internet, here goes.

December 22, 2004

Clinical trials: Why India is irresistible
Almost all the top names in the pharmaceutical world have zeroed-in on India, setting up clinical trail facilities in major cities, especially Hydearbad and Ahmedabad.

December 21, 2004

FAQ: Why are the Ambanis at war?
A fascinating look at some of the most debated questions in the battle for Dhirubhai's legacy.

The 'yin' of management
Northpoint Dean Rajeshwar Upadhyaya believes there's nothing quixotic about applying lessons from literature to leadership.

Looms hum in Surat kitchens
Powerlooms at full tilt as quota-free regime spells export surge.

The Broadband Village: Andhra's grand plan
Andhra Pradesh CM's dream plan is the Broadband Village, which when completed would make the 22,000 panchayats of Andhra Pradesh India's most 'connected' villages.

December 20, 2004

14 stocks to watch out for!
Here are 14 stocks which are capable of generating above-average returns.

Subbu steers Hyundai to No. 1
It was this month that HMIL, under his stewardship, overtook market leader Maruti Udyog Ltd, by reporting a record booking of 27,000 units of its B-segment car Santro, surpassing the volumes of Maruti's Alto and M800.

Markets: Near-term looks bearish
The major indices performed double-tops last week indicating bearishness in the short-term.

What's phishing? How to be safe?
Phishing means sending an e-mail that falsely claims to be from a particular enterprise (like your bank) and asking for sensitive financial information.

December 18, 2004

Cashing in on candy
It took Vrinda Rajgarhia three years of planning to start Sweet World -- a candy store -- in 2002. Today she has 10 stores with a Rs 45-mn turnover.

Money in massage!
Spas may be expensive for users, but is there moolah in it for the promoters.

Great adventure hobbies, at a price
Mumbai has a gamut of fun activities to spend your time and money on.

60% of all e-mail messages are spam!
But by mid-2004, 60 per cent of all the billions of e-mail messages flying about in cyberspace were spam, says a Trend Micro study.

December 15, 2004

Is Star feeling the heat?
Star says it is not, but a revived Sony and the launch of new channels could pose serious challenges for Star India.

December 14, 2004

Microsoft India's little known secret!
Microsoft's India Giving Campaign has been donating large sums of money to help the weaker and poor sections of the society.

December 13, 2004

Sensex may touch 7200 in a year
Technical analysts predict short-term corrections followed by a period of consolidation. But long-term outlook is bullish.

December 11, 2004

Wine culture takes India by storm
Eight wineries have opened for business; more are expected as liquor majors realise the potential for profitability in the wine business.

A dream gone sour & an arrest
Pioneering publisher Ashok Advani has been battling to save his magazine empire for years. Will he now have to do it from behind bars?

December 07, 2004

Mid-cap pharma stocks look good
With many pharma players in the mid-cap segment gearing themselves up for the expected gold rush in the outsourcing space, analysts are betting on them.

December 06, 2004

2 Indians amid WEF's 2005 Tech Pioneers
Two Indian-American founded companies figure the World Economic Forum's list of 29 companies selected as 2005 Technology Pioneers declared on Monday.

December 04, 2004

India Inc has a change of heart
Corporate philanthropy is giving way to corporate social responsibility

A new gold rush
Will the bull rush on gold stand the test of investment?

December 03, 2004

Bharati Shipyard IPO: Should you invest?
Since Bharati is an efficient private sector shipbuilder and has consistent got orders from large players, its future performance appears positive.

December 02, 2004

Emails in motion, on your palm
BlackBerry can retrieve and send emails easily and fast

Insurance and the fight for FDI
CEOs of insurance companies are still to make up their minds whether raising foreign direct investment limits in the sector is a good move or not.

The world on your mobile phone!
Innovation is the key to success, says Neil Salvi, whose PACE Soft Silicon is a global darling.

December 01, 2004

IT biggies court Indian SMEs
All kinds of IT companies are scrambling to offer services and products to the huge and growing SME market.

Top 10 stocks you should look at
Here are 10 stocks which look to be attractive buys over the medium term, some from a fundamental viewpoint, others from their strong charts and anticipated corporate activity.

Look who's outsourcing here
State-owned banks and companies are starting to outsource work to call centres.

Indian IT pros are homeward bound
Several IT company employees who quit and joined multinational firms in India are returning to the Indian companies they left.


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