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|March 27, 2004|
The cooler option
Air-coolers are in fashion again, as companies produce sleek models with innovative features, says Jai Arjun Singh
The facilities management companies are keeping the corporate world spotlessly clean -- and raking in the cash as they do it, says S Kalyana Ramanathan
New callers from the east
A handful of ambitious companies from countries like China, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan are muscling their way into the Indian telecom scene, says Thomas K Thomas
MGL's ambitious dreams
MGL is moving at blitzkrieg speed and reaching out of Mumbai to other parts of the state, says Arti Sharma
Seizing the nano edge
Stain-resistant clothing has already become a hit with Indian consumers but nanotechnology has plenty more to offer, says Surajeet Das Gupta
|March 26, 2004|
Should you go for the Data Access IPO?
The company is against strong competition, which has deep pockets. This adds uncertainty to the success of the operations of its subsidiaries abroad.
|March 23, 2004|
What is DTH?
So what is this DTH all about? How, it at all, does it help the customer? Is it good? Let's find out.
|March 17, 2004|
Should DD have been given telecast rights?
The Doordarshan-Ten Sports telecast tussle has sparked off a major debate. Here's what two Congress leader and Ten Sports laywer Kapil Sibal, and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Najma Heptullah have to say about the controversy.
The Esops fable comes to an end
Employee stock options (Esops), which were once seen as the dream boat to millionairedom, is falling out of favour among employees.
|March 15, 2004|
Can HLL surf the rising tide?
Price wars and margin pressures have made most analysts bearish on Hindustan Lever. Can the scrip, a Sensex heavyweight, weather the storm?
Warren Buffet is bearish on the dollar
Warren Buffett's letter to shareholders of his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is one of the most eagerly awaited statements among investors across the globe as it records his investment strategies and views on issues haunting corporate America.
The man who got the stars for Cong
Do it loudly, do it big and do it well. This is the motto of T Subbirami Reddy, currently the star of the Congress (I) because of the bevy of actors he has managed to inveigle into the Congress.
|March 13, 2004|
A new call on the world
Data Access's cut price international rates have startled the telecom industry , says Surajeet Das Gupta.
My first million: Upasna Sarin
Upasna Sarin, the 34-year-old owner of Finesse, a shoe store in Delhi's Greater Kailash, has taken her store to a turnover of Rs 3 crore.
Trading in new arenas
India's new commodities exchanges are off to a flying start and hoping to attract investors from around the country, says Arti Sharma.
Sleeping on the job
The law does not permit anaesthetists to play with the lives of their patients, says Rosy Kumar.
Driving the Rs 5.5-crore Maybach!
Some cars are just incredibly good and don't need motoring journalists to attest them, says Bijoy Kumar Y.
A squeaky clean fight
P&G is taking the giant HLL head on by slashing detergent prices, says Nandini Lakshman.
Pak band Junoon plans IPO
The subcontinent's biggest rock act, Junoon, plans to go international with a US-based IPO, says Soumik Sen.
|March 06, 2004|
My first million: Sanjay Jain
When Sanjay Jain started his company Bharat Export Corporation in 1993, he had a staff of two people and one room to work out of. Today his SVIL Group is the country's largest manufacturer of sandalwood oil.
Of legal history and big bucks
Legal Website Manupatra has transcribed 54 years of Indian legal history onto its site and must now turn this into big bucks, says Paran Balakrishnan.
What's the well-dressed executive wearing?
What should the well-dressed executive be wearing now that's summer's here? Soumik Sen looks at the options.
Cartoon brands hook marketing gurus
Marketing gurus are cashing in on the popularity of cartoon characters with new merchandising deals, says Surajeet Das Gupta.
Modern India's most ambitious project
The Kalpasar project could be the most ambitious project undertaken in modern India if it gets off the drawing board, says Joydeep Ray.
How to apply for an IPO
For those who are lost in the jargon that surrounds IPOs and wonder how they can apply for an IPO to buy shares, rediff.com presents a quick guide.