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The successful business behind staying beautiful

Views:7261 | Comments:1 | Author:Radhika P Nair | Posted on December 31, 2010

A home remedy devised to arrest hairfall amongst members of her extended family has proved to be a winning business idea for Ruby Pricylla. Her passion for medicinal herbs led the Bangalorebased .. Read full story

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Time to arrest water fall

Views:3776 | Comments:47 | Author:Jaideep Mishra | Posted on March 18, 2010

The mavens are beginning to study and report on the water economy like never before. A recent study calls for pragmatic action to address groundwater exploitation in India. As the report mentions, gro.. Read full story

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Taking on burgers, the desi way

Views:3608 | Comments:3 | Posted on December 31, 2010

Running a business selling vada pav might seem like a simple idea. But entrepreneurs S Venkatesh and Shivadas Menon are making around 75,000 vada pavs with hands-free technology per day, with eac.. Read full story

Case for an Indian offshore financial centre

Views:3420 | Comments:1 | Author:NG Junior Luwang | Posted on May 4, 2010

Section 18 of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Act, 2005, provides for an International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), with resident units to be treated as SEZ units for levy of income tax and exci.. Read full story

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MNCs should think global but act local

Views:3367 | Comments:9 | Author:Lav Goyal | Posted on June 8, 2010

Most Multinational Companies are able to manage their businesses very well at home, but often struggle in other countries. While their business processes are well run in their home country, they fi.. Read full story

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Confident speech spells business

Views:3336 | Comments:24 | Author:S Sujatha | Posted on September 10, 2010

Early this week, at the Info Institute of Engineering in Coimbatore, the faculty and the parents were surprised to find students stride up to the podium and deliver eloquent leave-taking speeches in p.. Read full story

For Indian banks, ranking’s only a number

Views:3207 | Comments:3 | Author:MK Datar | Posted on February 10, 2010

The central government is said to have asked public sector bank chiefs to explore opportunities of M&As among themselves. The government’s objective to seek consolidation among the banks it .. Read full story

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Last-mile farm transformation

Views:3039 | Comments:43 | Author:Ajay S Shriram | Posted on May 10, 2010

Indian agriculture has come full circle from the beginning of Green Revolution. Between 1960 and 2000, the introduction of high-yielding varieties, widespread adoption of chemical inputs and a clear p.. Read full story

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India set to emerge as social innovation hub

Views:2952 | Comments:1 | Author:Archana Rai & Peerzada Abrar | Posted on November 19, 2010

Innovative business models that combine profit with social good could well be the country's best-known export in the next five years, as India emerges as the social innovation hub of the world.&n.. Read full story

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Non-formal lessons of opportunity

Views:2878 | Comments:16 | Author:Peerzada Abrar | Posted on September 10, 2010

It all began with a search for a great place where his three-year-old son could play. At 37, Dev Roy had just completed a stint as head of Barclays Capital in Europe and had moved his family to Bangal.. Read full story

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