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September 29, 2004

The Left's own 'foreign links'!
The Left parties are opposing the inclusion of 'foreign experts' in the nation's planning process, but are mum on their own economists' having active links with foreign consultants.

September 27, 2004

Venturing into a bigger league
ICICI Venture is taking another round of king-sized bets on the future. For starters, it's assembling a war chest of between $1 billion to $1.5 billion -- that's compared to the $600 million it has currently.

September 25, 2004

High drama in Motown
Suzuki steers away from a clash with the government.

Return of the city-centric magazine
The publishing world is looking afresh at the city magazine concept.

September 23, 2004

You can even make calls
Nokia Oy, Finland's most popular export -- perhaps second only to a fine brew borrowing the country's name -- has come a long way from its days of making, among other things, toilet paper.

The Indian tourist's in great demand
The Singapore and Malaysia tourism boards are fighting for the Indian traveller's attentions.

It pays to tinker around with gadgets
Vinod Moorjani has established V N Techno Structure to import gizmos and retail them in the Indian market at competitive prices.

September 21, 2004

Top 15 stocks in a volatile market
We present a list of 15 stocks which look attractive, both in terms of safety and growth patterns.

Why is Orissa attracting steel giants?
'The state provides assured long term reserves of high quality iron ore, surplus and cheap electricity and easy access to major steel consuming markets and raw material sources,' say Tatas.

The new JWT chief: rising up the ranks
So what is that one quality that has really seen him through his journey to the top? A calm, collected demeanour and a great sense of humour, say those who know him.

September 20, 2004

Will Maruti survive Suzuki googly?
Analysts say a big correction in the price to levels of Rs 310 or thereabouts could be an opportunity to buy.

September 17, 2004

Taiwan's cultural revolution
If the city of Taichung succeeds in getting a Guggenheim Museum branch it will reshape the cultural landscape of the entire Asian region

September 15, 2004

Ground rules for excise
The judgement has cleared the grey area that had existed over the method of arriving at the assessable value of commodities.

Have consumer firms lost their pricing power?
Companies have the power to exercise the pricing options but companies are not exercising pricing options and, therefore, the power is being lost by non-utilisation.

Will M F Husain's market value drop?
Has the Rs 100 crore corporate sale raised or destroyed painter M F Husain's market value?

September 11, 2004

Turning round a juggernaut
The SBI is calling in the consultants once again as it gears to face a new era in banking.

Zee vs ESPN-Star: It's match of the season
The battle between Zee and ESPN-Star for cricket rights has taken another fresh twist and both sides will fight to the bitter end, says Surajeet Das Gupta

September 09, 2004

Kochi to be 'Florida of the East'
India's first world-class marina that can accommodate 150 luxury yachts and international cruise liners at a time will come up in the backwaters of Kochi.

September 08, 2004

A wake up call for BPO firms
BPO companies had better watch out. Different kinds of outsourcing deals are in the offing.

Should export incentives continue?
The practice of giving export incentives is virtually universal, and India is no exception.

Reneging on promises
Political parties should not try to get its pound of flesh from the industrialists, says M J Antony.

Boom ahead for Indian software
As long as there is no dearth of technology driven entrepreneurs, there is likely to be growth, says Subir Roy.

September 07, 2004

Software: The 'risk-return' matrix
Demand for technology solution from global clients is likely to be concentrated among a few players in time to come.

The rise of Yojana Bhavan
The Planning Commission is no longer an institution for parking ruling party leaders who cannot be accommodated elsewhere, says A K Bhattacharya.

September 06, 2004

Where are the interest rates headed?
One thing that is common to two diametrically opposite sentiments between last year and this year is the interest rates. It is the direction that is making the difference.

Riding the retail boom
A host of big-time corporates are walking down the retail aisles. Nandini Lakshman surveys the scene.

September 04, 2004

A cool move
Voltas wants to leverage its low-priced AC experiment to strengthen its market presence.

It's all about gifts & winning hearts
The way to the Indian consumer's pocket is through free gifts, say Smita Tripathi, Abhilasha Ojha & Arti Sharma

Carabin: Geared for success
Instead of joining the family business, Rajat Sethi started a company for manufacturing mountaineering and trekking equipment, says Jai Arjun Singh.

Now Punjab goes all hi-tech
The Punjab government's optimism has clearly spread , says Jai Arjun Singh

Check out the famous 4
Take a close look at Suzuki Swift, Hyundai Elantra, Honda FR-V and the Land Rover Discovery

Brand it like Ganesha
International companies are moulding Ganesha and other idols for ardent collectors, says Abhilasha Ojha

Railways get a wake-up call
Railways must ensure a comfortable journey to confirmed passengers, says Rosy Kumar

Upper crust B-schools moving up in quality
A-grade schools show largest growth.

September 03, 2004

Indiabulls IPO: How good is it?
Indiabulls is also into mutual fund and insurance advisory businesses. Though this field is extremely competitive and requires significant research skills, these are highly profitable business segments.

September 01, 2004

Life begins at 50, says consumer survey
The latest annual consumer survey by KSA Technopak, a management consultancy firm, terms the nearly 9 million strong group of those in their 50s and 60s as 'arrived veterans' and rightly so.


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