Business Today Archive July 25, 2010 Issue

Edition: July 25, 2010

Cover Story

Recovery still fragile & patchy

Two years after the property bubble burst, developers are back with cleaner balance sheets and projects that range from no-frills homes to swanky towers. But customers are not biting.
Money
It's time to debunk the myths that keep people from using this easy, efficient and eco-friendly mode of filing tax returns.
Special
As hopes of an economic recovery brighten — despite clouds over Europe — the Indian BPO industry is looking decidedly upbeat.
Editors note
What emotion assailed you when you walked into the first home you owned? Most people would list one or more of joy, pride, fulfilment, security - and relief.
Book
The message is that companies should offer customised work experiences.
Leadership Spotlight
Here is a small Q&A with Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman, MindTree.
Features
Hand in Hand's goal is to help millions of entrepreneurs bloom.
Columns
New companies such as MHFC and MAS Financial Services, and longer term pioneers such as Dewan Housing Finance and Gruh Finance, are among the few housing finance firms who serve home financing demand from low income, informal sector customers.
BT More
Fawaz Gruosi, Founder and President, de Grisogono
Jobs
Across India Inc., employee attrition is the highest for those at the entry level, and within the first year. Landing a job is tough, fitting in can be tougher.
Letters
When low cost carriers appeared on the Indian aviation scene in the late 1990s, they heralded the start of a trend towards cheaper air travel.
60 minutes
After taking two Silicon Valley technology companies public over a span of 10 years (1990-2000), Carol Realini  had decided to settle in the ski-resort city of Aspen. But a trip to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, opened her eyes to a huge opportunity.
Corporate
Puneet Dalmia has injected into his group a strong appetite for growth - something it lacked for six decades.
Technology
Online privacy, and the lack of it, is something that goes beyond Facebook.
Utility
Here is take on people, places and products doing the rounds these days.
Focus
What can you say about a product that is considered an icon of modern industrial design?

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