Deveshwar and Sivakumar have
used digital technology to redefine the dynamics of distribution.
Inveterate traveller Jayathilak seems
to have perfected the art of coming up with ideas that sell just
about any place. more...
Sewa's Mirai Chatterjee oversees the
largest micro-insurance programme in the world. more...
People say it's a hopeless idea, but Avesthagen's
Villoo Morawala Patell thinks it's one whose time has come:
An India-based global plant biotech company. more...
IIT Madras' Ashok Jhunjhunwala believes
the Indian market requires a home-grown school of R&D focussed on
cost reduction, not feature enrichment. more...
Ever since he founded the Aravind Eye Hospital
in 1976, Dr. G. Venkataswamy has given sight to more than
a million people, most of them poor. more...
Shoppers should pay for the product, not
the lighting and air-conditioning. On that simple premise, R.
Subramanian launched an Indian-style chain of discount stores,
He mid-wifed a major breakthrough in nanotechnology.
But that's just one reason why potential Nobel Prize winner C.N.R.
Rao is a scientific genius. more...
Think a state can't be run like a company?
Ask Andhra Pradesh's CM Chandrababu Naidu; he's shown how.
S.M. Krishna is forging alliances
with the private sector to bring about a governance revolution in
Ramesh Ramanathan's idea is simplicity
itself: citizens are the best people to run cities. Hey, isn't that
what democracy started out to be? more...
The Chairman of Reliance Industries
Limited on India's innovation
The CM of Andhra Pradesh explains how
India can become knowledge-hub of the
The founder of Evalueserve argues that it
now time for Indians to create wealth from knowledge. more...
The Director of IIT, Madras, sees the
IITs as India's magic gardens of
The management guru believes India
can show the world how to sell to the disenfranchised profitably.
The Director General of CSIR insists
that all scientific research must lead to
The Senior Vice President of CISCO on
why India is a global driver of innovation
The Chairman of ICICI Bank is
certain effective seed-stage funding
can help India duplicate Silicon Valley's
The National Creative Director of
McCann-Erickson India on how
Indian advertising is learning to
address the masses.
The Director of the Bill and
Melinda Gates Foundation's local arm
on using sound business principles to
battle AIDS. more...
Moments Of 2003
A runaway Sensex whizzes
past 5,000 and more
Unified licensing kickstarts telecom M&As
Rusty steel industry adds a glittering new sheen
Uday Kotak gets his banking licence and respect
Indian manufacturing moves into global markets
India Inc. discovers a new
playground: Global M&A
The ad industry returns to double-digit growth
Media companies make the headlines
Global back offices keep coming to India
The derivatives market in India comes of age more...
Moments Of 2003
Sunil Alagh is ousted
Karim Telgi pulls a scam bigger than Big Bull's
SEBI cracks the whip on Samir Arora
Cola companies come under fire for pesticides
Bollywood groans under a pile of box-office flops
Executives get caught with their pants down
Spycam nets a corrupt politician, but backfires
The myth about mutual fund safety blows up
America snags Saddam but the battle ain't over
SARS strikes and shakes nations up more...
The Sensex will continue
to be on a roll
New car-makers will drive into India
There will be a flood of quality IPOs
Corporate earnings will dazzle even more
India will be the place to do business
BJP will be the electorates' favourite more...
Savvy VC: Renuka Ramnath
Slick Speedster: Sulajja Firodia Motwani
Angry Green: Sunita Narain
Ruias' Fight to Save
Sensex's Incredible Rally
The CFO's Coming Out
Bangalore's Civic Experiment
India's Freedom to Win
Crystal-gazing 2004 more...
Visible Faces Of 2003
K.M. Birla earns
Niall Booker makes his surprise move
Y.V. Reddy takes charge on Mint Street
Jaswant Singh shines in glory
Vijay Mallya lives it up even more
Scott McNealy checks India out
Gautam Singhania thirsts for speed
Avanti Birla does her Yantra
Vinod Sethi tries new kicks
M. Damodaran salvages UTI
Jobs In The New Year
Chief ethics officer,
of Datamining, and Linguists are
just some people who'll make
hay this year.
Hottest Gizmos Of 2003
Blue-ray discs, 128-bit
direct-to-home TV, super-efficient
hybrid cars...they were all there for
the taking. But all we can say is:
You ain't seen nothing yet.
Stocks For 2004
The long-term trend
and if you're looking towards
Dalal Street, here are 10 stocks that
are set to beat the market in the
new year. more...
Best Of 2003
IPO: Maruti Udyog
Politician: Atal Bihari Vajpayee
M&A: Grasim-L&T Cement
CEO: Mukesh Ambani
Bank: HDFC Bank
Investor: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Company: Reliance Industries
State for Business: Maharashtra