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April 29, 2006
Know all about MAN!
MAN is a German conglomerate with interests in commercial vehicles, refineries, steel mills, turbines, diesel engines, large diesel engines and larger diesel engines.

Everyone's eyeing Indian realty pie
From foreign and domestic funds, banks and HNIs, everyone is queuing up for a piece of the expanding Indian real estate pie.

Chinese firms aim big in India
Understanding the Indian market - which is not only about price but is value sensitive - is the new buzzword in the boardrooms of Chinese companies.

April 28, 2006
I am proud to be Indian: L N Mittal
In a rare interview with at his palatial mansion in London, Mittal opens a little-known side to his personality.

Kalanidhi Maran: A 'Sunshine' story
Sun TV's shares made a spectacular debut at the stock market, instantly catapulting Maran into the league of billionaires.

April 26, 2006
Should there be quotas in the private sector?
With just 8.4 million jobs in the organised private sector, as compared to 104 million SC/STs in the workforce, the impact can only be marginal.

Music OK please
Blaupunkt is targeting commercial vehicles for its coach entertainment products.

B-schools vs experience: What's better?
The difference between doing well at B-school and being a good, effective manager is the difference between simulation and reality

India's IT biggies are playing Cupid
In the present, employee-centric environment, most organisations are open to the concept of an office spouse.

April 25, 2006
The booming world of mobile entertainment
As the mobile data market takes off, television, music and film companies are the first gainers. The question is: can mobile operators become media companies?

Indians are richer than you thought
... and international luxury brands are out to get them to spend more.

April 24, 2006
How these mutual funds scored 100%
Nine mutual funds scored centum last fiscal by picking the right stocks across winning sectors like capital goods, construction and auto.

Big business comes in small packs
Paper Products caters to the high end of its target market, and has a 45 per cent share.

April 22, 2006
These chefs are celebrities too
Internationally, many chef-restaurateurs have turned into media celebrities. Is the trend catching on in India?

Volkswagen Phaeton now in India
Phaeton comes across as a car that's right in the S-Class league

Jazz up that workplace!
Who says offices have to be boring? An increasing number of them are shedding the drab look and going in for a brand new image.

How to plan an office party
Perhaps we never think about the face behind the festivities until we have a reason to complain.

Check out these cool video camcorders
The market, modestly pegged at around 1,50,000 units this year, is almost virgin territory for leading players like JVC, Sony, Canon and Kodak.

India's power woes may finally be over
The newfound optimism about the power sector may be justified. The numbers show that reforms are finally bearing fruit.

April 21, 2006
3G: India to outpace Japan soon
A recent study projects that by 2010, India will have 21.3 million 3G users.

How Anil Ambani plans to woo rural India
Reliance Communications is banking on data in rural pockets and broadband in cities to lure customers.

April 20, 2006
The Sensex journey: From 1,000 to 12,000!
Robust portfolio investments and heavy fund buying lifted the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex past the magical 12,000-mark.

Touch, use, enjoy. . . then buy
Digital experience lounges now allow you to touch, feel, try and use technology products before you buy.

The story behind DLF's success
The DLF chairman on how conviction and foresight have made his company the biggest name in real estate development.

Digital convergence? What's that?
What does all the talk about digital convergence mean to the consumer?

How James Bond saved the world
Biometric solutions are helping organisations tighten security loopholes.

The 5 WISE laws of investing
James Montier is a financial heretic. And among London's banking set, he's winning plenty of converts.

April 19, 2006
That dream job may be hard to find
Despite the boom in the job market, employers find it difficult to fill key positions. Is there room for you?

Will sports drinks survive in India?
Sports drinks are still an unheard-of category in India. Will Stamina and Gatorade change that?

April 18, 2006
Amazing story of US' iconic candy maker
How the maker of Marshmallow Peeps finally leveraged its intellectual property.

April 17, 2006
The accidental fund manager
The energetic 45-year-old Chief Investment Officer at UTI Mutual Fund says he is just getting started and has a long way to go.

How Idea deal will benefit Birla
A higher stake in Idea Cellular will improve Aditya Birla Nuvo's profitability.

April 15, 2006
Mukesh Ambani's great gamble
If Mukesh Ambani has his way - and why wouldn't he? - then yes, work on Navi Mumbai will begin in September this year, a new city, one third the size of existing Mumbai, and a probable rival to some of the swankiest cities in the world.

Luxury getaway villas for mini-breaks!
The increasingly essential need to maintain sanity and tranquillity for city dwellers is being tapped by developers. Most people adore Goa.

April 14, 2006
Why ICICI's rural foray thrived
If ICICI Bank has found profits in rural India, it's taken a rare leadership.

April 13, 2006
How to fix General Motors
Some street-smart entrepreneurs were asked how they would fix the struggling Detroit automaker. One suggestion: a 100% money-back guarantee on all new cars.

April 12, 2006
What is the 49.5% quota all about?
HRD minister Arjun Singh has mooted that reservervations in higher education institutions should be increased to 49.5%. So what does this mean? Read on…

How ITC's filling up schoolbags
ITC's stationery business is already the No. 2 player in the organised market. Here's how it plans to fill schoolbags with its Classmates notebooks.

April 11, 2006
Will the new Dettol strategy work?
Reckitt Benckiser's new initiative has a simple message: think germ-kill, think Dettol. Will it work?

These are India's most valuable brands
Brand Finance's study of the most valuable Indian brands has several surprises.

April 10, 2006
What salary will you draw this year?
Salaries are on a spiral as companies pay astronomically to hire and retain the best - sometimes as much as 200 per cent more than current estimates.

RIL's big plans don't come cheap
Riding on a grandiose script penned by its cash-rich and capable parent, Reliance Industries, the new born Reliance Petroleum comes with an asking price of Rs 27,000 crore.

April 08, 2006
How to feng shui your living room
Feng Shui, which translates literally as "wind-water", is an ancient Chinese art, based on notions of positive and negative energy.

The real estate boom reaches east Delhi
Previously hopelessly unfashionable areas such as Ghaziabad and Greater Noida are becoming attractive to many developers.

People who live in steel houses
An increasing number of architects are trying to sell a suspicious Indian public the numerous virtues of a steel house.

Linux a BIG hit in India
Linux is gradually gaining acceptance and credibility in Indian enterprises.

April 07, 2006
'Our $100 laptops will run on human power'
It will come with at least two means of charging: with your arms and your feet

Cool trends in India's ICE sector
Over the last one year, the ICE (information technology, communications and entertainment) age has truly caught up with India.

Beware! Your boss is tracking you
Vehicle tracking is helping businesses improve their logistics.

How IT is changing rural India
Companies are trying to bridge the "digital divide".

April 06, 2006
Check out these cool sunglasses
Now that summer is rolling around, one thing that you do have to do is invest in a good pair of sunglasses.

The face behind Munjal eSystems
Having honed her skills in the fields of consultancy, implementation and support services for enterprise resource planning, supply chain management and customer relationship management, this third generation entrepreneur is hungry for more.

Content protection gains ground in India
A global player in content security solutions providing encryption technology to its clients across 60 countries, Irdeto plans to focus on India in a big way

April 05, 2006
Are Indian executives underpaid?
In my assessment, Indian managers are not underpaid - however, the grass is always greener … and cribbing is our birthright.

Praful Patel: A reformer? Not really
For all the hype, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel has done nothing to allow foreign airlines to buy into local carriers, and even PIOs are not being allowed to set up airlines.

How Voltas turned around successfully
After getting a drubbing from multinational AC brands, Voltas is back in the reckoning.

The secret of Nimbus' success
How Nimbus' founder and executive chairman transformed his advertising company into a $250-million media major.

April 04, 2006
The amazing rise of Sun TV
Sun TV is well positioned to exploit the growth in the television and radio markets, given its high audience share and control over distribution.

April 03, 2006
Will Zee-split help its shareholders?
Splitting the company into four listed entities should help unlock value for shareholders.

Is the Delhi Metro a costly mistake?
With Delhi gearing up as a World City, here's a look at the solutions to the capital's chaotic public transport options.

April 01, 2006
All about Fidelity India Special Situations Fund
Fidelity India Special Situations Fund is the latest offering from Fidelity Mutual Fund

Here's how to live in style
Penthouses offer the lifestyle of a bungalow with the advantages of living in a high-maintenance highrise.

Video games: A serious business in India
India's video game buffs have a tough choice before them now that both Sony's Playstation and Microsoft's Xbox are determined to take over the country.

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