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Easy eat: serving up that quick bite

N Ramakrishnan

The next time you order a hot meal of rava upma or kadhi chawal on an IndiGo fl... »
Academic Angle

How to design a public venture capital programme

G SABARINATHAN

In the earlier parts of this series, we noted some typical features of funding early-stage enter... »
START-UP ISLAND

Healthcare start-ups: what the doctor ordered for corporates, rural India

Jessu John

Investor interest in healthcare has increased enough in the last couple of years to make the... »

Enterprise through a different prism

Niharika Mallimadugula

What gives cities their character is not just their public institutions or big businesses, bu... »
Tracking Deals

Matrix Partners invests in GrownOut

Matrix Partners invests in GrownOutMatrix Partners India has invested in the first institu... »

Catalyst

Clean up act : School students get into the spirit of the movement -
U SUBRAMANYAM

A clean sweep

Prasad Sangameshwaran

You could call Umang Srivastava, Joint Managing Director, Bonita, an opportunist. The company... »

Catalyst

Porsche Spice

Our Bureau

Car companies manufacturing race cars take the adage ‘Race on Sunday, sell on Monday’ quite s... »

Wipro reports 8% YoY growth in revenue in Q2

T K Kurien, ED & CEO of Wipro

Sangeetha Chengappa

The country’s third largest software services exporter, Wipro Ltd posted financial results that met the lower end of its guidance for the second quarter of financial year 2015 ended September 3... »

Let’s go...in all new Alto K10

S Ronendra Singh

On a rainy morning in Chandigarh, we had the first chance to drive the soon-to-be-launched Maruti Suzuki Alto K10. It’s been 14 years since Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) introduced its entry-level va... »

Intex launches Aqua Amaze for Rs 10,690

PTI

Handset maker Intex today launched a new smartphone, Aqua Amaze, priced at Rs 10,690. The dual-SIM Android KitKat powered device features a 1.4 GHz octacore processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB mem... »

Ministry of Corporate Affairs clarifies on Google case

Our Bureau

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Monday clarified that Competition Commission of India (CCI) has not imposed any penalty on Google.The Ministry in a statement responded to media repo... »

US-based Iridium wants a piece of the Indian satellite services play

Thomas K Thomas

India’s satellite space is finally getting interest from some big names. US-based satellite services company Iridium has written to the Telecom Ministry seeking an opportunity to be part of... »

India may dilute stand on Net control

Adith Charlie

India could dilute its stance on the issue of who will control the Internet by supporting participation from the private sector and civil society alongside governments. A note prepared b... »
Learning

Adding some masala to management lessons

Padmini Sharathkumar

Like many moms of my generation, I share a love-hate relationship with my kitchen.It is pure love when the sambar turns out so well that I even let my husband’s comment “Ah, that... »

Zensar profit dips 4.7% in Q2

Our Bureau

RPG group company Zensar Technologies has reported a 4.7 per cent dip in consolidated net profit for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014, as the company had benefited from strong ap... »

Never get rejected for a loan – here’s the mantra!

You may have worked hard for a number of days to put together money for the down payment of a particular loan, but in today’s date, doing that is not enough. Unless and until a prospective bank or... »

8 tips to track your financial health this festive season

Festival of lights

Shahid Charania

We are in that part of the year when festivities take over. Nine days ahead of Navratri incarnations of Goddess Durga are worshipped across India. During this auspicious time many people plan to pu... »

TCS-developed data base for Star Alliance goes live

Productivity has doubled in 5 years: Unisys

Bradford wins Curry Capital of Britain title for 4th year

Google Nexus 9 up for pre-order in India

Oct 20: Conference calls on Ebola

Music, art and long walks keep me going: Novartis India chief

Keeping children from accessing tobacco products online

In the shadow of a stock-out

Wipro falls behind top-tier peers on financials, again 

K. Venkatasubramanian, BL Research Bureau

Wipro once again ended at the bottom of the pile among top-tier IT players, with its September quarter numbers falling behind peers. During the period, the company’s revenues grew 1.8 per... »

South Africa’s Strate expands deal with TCS

PTI

Country’s largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said Strate (The Central Securities Depository for the electronic settlement of financial instruments in South Africa... »

HCL Tech bags multi-million dollar IT deal from De Beers

PTI

HCL Technologies has bagged a multi-million dollar IT infrastructure transformation deal from the De Beers Group of Companies, the world’s leading diamond business, the company said on Wednesday.<... »

Reliance Jio to merge two subsidiaries ahead of launch

Rajesh Kurup

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd is merging its two subsidiaries, Infotel Telecom Ltd and Rancore Technologies, with itself. The move is aimed at bringing all its telecom related operations... »

Human Resource

Why HR needs a role in business strategy

Hey, has anybody called HR to this meeting?

Anubhav Srivastav

Strategic work today is considered to be a high profile role in any organisational set-up. While most of the functions like sales, finance and marketing are perceived to add value to the busin... »

Technology

Tech marketing is the key for start-ups

Manish Godha

The genesis of a start-up is when an entrepreneur sees an opportunity to build and deliver value to an audience. Tech start-ups owe their existence to the fact that technology to... »
WORK LIFE

How good is your pension?


If you’re Indian, the answer is: very poor indeed. India’s retirement system continues to rank the lowest amongst the 25 countries surveyed in the 2014 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Inde... »

KPIT Q2 net rises 5.7% to Rs 71 cr

Our Bureau

KPIT, has reported a net profit of Rs 70.6 crore during the second quarter of the current fiscal as against Rs 66.7 crore for the same quarter of last fiscal, representing a rise of 5.7% ye... »

Internet sleeps in some parts of the world: Study

Understanding how the Internet sleeps will help the researchers avoid confusing a sleeping Internet with an Internet outage.

PTI

Internet “sleeps” almost like a living creature in some parts of Asia, South America and Eastern Europe, say scientists who tracked Internet usage as it pulses across the globe daily. Res... »

Tata group’s Ramadorai to mentor tech entrepreneurs

S Ramadorai

Adith Charlie

S Ramadorai, a doyen of the Indian IT Industry, is eager to be a father figure to budding technology entrepreneurs. The former Vice-Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services says he is open to mentori... »

Nokia launches Lumia phones

US co launches 'augmented reality' in app

Idea Cellular net spurts to Rs 756 cr in Q2

IBM to pay $1.5 bn to shed its chip division

Risks in driving baby home

Food safety goes all the way to the farm

Drug price tug of war: people vs others

BL Ink

My field of work: Somewhere in the Thai countryside. Photo: Siddharth Goel

Location independent

shivya nath

A traveller and writer trades her home and belongings for a life on the road and nowhere to return to »

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