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With the Windsors

Views:1075 | Comments:1 | Posted on April 7, 2011

Fiona Cairns bagging the order for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding cake should not surprise anyone. Especially in light of the fact that it was Kishore Patel, the Gujarati husband.. Read full story

Vestige of the past

Views:1020 | Posted on April 7, 2011

In a move reminiscent of the Bombay Club of industrialists who opposed the opening up of the economy in the early 1990s, bankers have almost unanimously opposed de-regulation of interest rates on savi.. Read full story

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Hazare also serves

Views:1095 | Comments:12 | Posted on April 7, 2011

The most immediately pertinent aspect of Anna Hazare’s dramatic fast-unto-death campaign over the Lok Pal Bill is that it has tapped into, and represents, a wider social concern on corruption.. Read full story

Hemline Forecasting

Views:989 | Posted on March 31, 2011

In the recent fall fashion collections shown in Europe and the US, the favoured hemlines varied from just above the knee to just above the ankle. The message is loud and clear: miniskirts are passe.. Read full story

Anodyne Labour?

Views:838 | Posted on March 31, 2011

In a welcome development, industrial disputes have been at their lowest ebb in 2010 (ET, March 29). This is so, despite some high-profile industrial disputes involving violence and killing. While the .. Read full story

Surprising Strength

Views:840 | Posted on March 31, 2011

India was the ninth largest manufacturer in the world in 2010 in terms of manufacturing value added (MVA), says the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, ahead of all emerging markets sa.. Read full story

Watch and Wear

Views:939 | Posted on March 30, 2011

The cultural crosscurrents of a continuously shrinking world are indeed fascinating.

What one country does find echoes in the most unlikely places in another. Few would be surprised that Guj.. Read full story

Clear the Clutter

Views:957 | Posted on March 30, 2011

To build infrastructure fast, India needs to involve private players who work efficiently; these players, in turn, need the government to get involved to cut many risks involved in such projects &mdas.. Read full story


Views:738 | Posted on March 30, 2011

It is not surprising that bidder response in the ninth licensing round for hydrocarbon acreage has been lacklustre. Reportedly, 74 bids — mostly from stateowned ONGC and several small companies .. Read full story

The Big Game

Views:996 | Posted on March 29, 2011

In the post-match presentation ceremony after India beat Australia, Yuvraj Singh said he expected Indian cricket fans to keep pointing out that what mattered was not the finals but the semi-finals .. Read full story

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