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MATCH POINT: Srikanth Iyer, a Roger Federer fan, plays tennis for an hour daily

Why Srikanth Iyer Loves Playing Tennis

Jun 23, 2022

For Srikanth Iyer, Co-founder and CEO of HomeLane, sports is a great teacher

Ad man Piyush Pandey and his love for Ganesha idols

Why Adman Piyush Pandey Loves Ganeshas

Jun 23, 2022

Ad man Piyush Pandey's collection of Ganesha idols is made up of gifts from friends and family

Illustration by Anirban Ghosh

Why you Should Give these Alcohol-free Drinks a Try

Jun 23, 2022

Whether you are a teetotaller or experimenting with sobriety, there are a range of alcohol-free drinks from zero per cent beer to gin to keep you excited

Indian single malt  brands have grown  almost seven-fold in six years

How Indian Single Malts are Making a Splash Among Whiskey Connoisseurs

Jun 10, 2022

Move over Scotland. A bunch of Indian single malts is making its presence felt both globally and in India.

YOGA LOVER: Swati Bhargava’s hour-long  morning yoga session is sacrosanct for her

How Yoga Helps CashKaro’s Swati Bhargava become a Better Leader

May 26, 2022

Yoga has not only helped Swati Bhargava, the co-founder of CashKaro, become healthier but also a more balanced and empathetic leader

Today there is enough tech in the bathroom to keep a geek excited.

Get Ready for Hi-tech Bathrooms

May 25, 2022

From mirrors that don't fog to intelligent water closets to sustainable showers, bathrooms are fast becoming hi-tech.

CenturyPly MD Sanjay Agarwal

Best Advice I Ever Got: CenturyPly MD Sanjay Agarwal's Marketing Mantra

May 19, 2022

Kolkata-based CenturyPly is a leader in multi-use plywood and decorative veneers in the Indian organised plywood market. Here the firm's MD talks about the best advice he ever received.

PHOTO BY SUBIR HALDER

CenturyPly MD Sanjay Agarwal’s Marketing Mantra

May 11, 2022

Kolkata-based CenturyPly is a leader in multi-use plywood and decorative veneers in the Indian organised plywood market

ON THE ROAD: Sansare gifted himself a Svartpilen bike from Swedish company Husqvarna

Divide by Zero Founder Swapnil Sansare’s Love for Biking

May 11, 2022

Divide By Zero's Swapnil Sansare is passionate about exploring the country on his bike

For the 63-year-old CEO of Dhruva Advisors, stamp collecting started in college as a hobby

Dinesh Kanabar’s Enviable Stamp Collection

May 10, 2022

Dinesh Kanabar's enviable collection is not just about stamps, it's a slice of history

Post the pandemic-related disruption, the luxury watch market is back with a bang.

Watch That Wrist: The Most Exciting Watches Launched till date in 2022

May 10, 2022

A look at some of the most exciting watches launched thus far in 2022

Ashish Puravankara, MD, Puravankara Ltd.

Ashish R. Purvankara on the Power of Persistence

Apr 27, 2022

Bengaluru-based Puravankara Ltd is one of India’s leading listed real estate companies. Its MD, Ashish Puravankara talks about the best advice he ever received

Green Dot Expeditions’ recreational vehicle Taurus is outfitted with all camping equipment

How Caravan Travel Is Picking up In India

Apr 26, 2022

While caravan travel is very popular in the West, it is picking up in India with a host of companies leasing caravans for you to explore the country at your own pace

Say cheese!

Say Cheese! India's Growing Love for Artisanal Cheese Brands

Apr 13, 2022

Cheese is finally coming of age in India with various artisanal brands providing soft and hard cheeses that hold their own against their western counterparts

NAVIN AGARWAL: MD & CEO, MOTILAL OSWAL ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Best Advice I Ever Got: Motilal Oswal's Navin Agarwal

Mar 30, 2022

Navin Agarwal, MD and CEO, Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company, opens up about the best advice he ever got.

Watch that diet: Do you really need these dieting options to reduce weight?

Mar 29, 2022

Turning to fad diets may be tempting to those looking for a dramatic drop in weight. But do they work?

Hero Lectro,  with 14 models, has a 70 per cent share of  the country’s e-cycle market.

Move Away Bicycle, Because the E-Cycle is Here

Mar 15, 2022

Tired of pedalling your old bicycle? Time to move to an e-cycle for that extra oomph

For Randstad India’s P.S. Viswanath, scuba diving offers thrills, fears, fascinating views and leadership lessons

Learning Leadership Lessons Through Scuba Diving

Mar 03, 2022

For Randstad India’s P.S. Viswanath, scuba diving offers thrills, fears, fascinating views and leadership lessons

Mirae's Swarup Mohanty, music lover

Meet Mirae's Swarup Mohanty, the Record Collector

Jan 30, 2022

Mirae's Swarup Mohanty listens to everything from Tina Turner to R.D. Burman and Jagjit Singh, but only on his LPs