- We present 25 top leaders of corporate India, who through long stints shepherded a range of companies and took them to greater heights. Visit INSEAD Knowledge for more insights into the CEO ranking and a video interview of Bala Vissa, one of the authors of the study.The Top SixNaveen Jindal | A.M.Naik | Y.C. Deveshwar | Bhaskar Bhat | Sunil Mittal | R. Sridhar | The other nineteen
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Technological advances are transforming the lives of the physically challenged.
Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Zee Entertainment Enterprises shares his leadership style.
The recently concluded 11th Auto Expo showcased interesting trends.
Volkswagen, or VW, enters Indian market with Skoda. Assembly plant at Aurangabad set up earlier Interest paying ability of companies in the S&P CNX 500 falls to a five-year lowto high interest rates and a decline in operating profits, shows a study by CRISIL Research. A majority of the respondents believes that it will. While guaranteeing food security is a laudable objective, the financial implications of the Bill are considerable. SEBI is cracking down on insider trading by the big guns of corporate India. Two SEBI decisions will help listed companies, private and state-owned, meet minimum public shareholding norms. This time around, Cadbury India has hit the sweet spot with five ads in the BT-TAM top-25 list. A must-have iPad app and another phone-cum-tablet We've never pushed it as a poor man's car. We pushed it as an affordable all-weather family car. Period. I don't consider it to be a flop. I consider that we have wasted an early opportunity, says Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Sons. After bailing out Eenadu's Ramoji Rao in 2008, the Mukesh Ambani-led company recently signed a convertible debt deal with Network 18. The deal makes for a potboiler. Here's why. Assembly polls will be held in seven states in 2012. Dates for the elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa - being held between end of January and early March - have already been announced. Firestarter means someone who exaggerates work situations and calls resolution meetings to emerge heroic.
Crafted and calibrated to perfection, Ulysse Nardin continues to evolve the tradition and science of complication watchmaking.
Gujarat's power sector was in a shambles in 2001, when Narendra Modi became chief minister. A decade later it is in the forefront of states that have carried out sweeping power reforms, as a result of which it now has surplus power.
Indians spend $25 billion a year on weddings. Planners, chocolatiers and even software makers are gatecrashing the party.
In 2007, when his Vishal Retail Ltd made an initial public offer, it was valued at Rs 2,000 crore. Few thought then that the company's rapid growth would not stay permanent, least of all the company's founder. There are instances of people returning to salaried employment after an entrepreneurial stint. A trend of trying to break the mould as middle age approaches has begun and is likely to grow in the future. Football cafes that have sprung up around the country in the past couple of years are a symptom of the growing craze for football in a cricket-mad country. India is sundrenched for more than 300 days a year and is ideally suited to use it. But the country has remained far behind Europe and the US, both in manufacturing and project capacities. Analytics firm Mu Sigma, which dissects large amounts of data helping firms make sense of it, has gone from zero to $70 million revenues in six years and now employs 1,500; it expects to clock $110 million in 2012 with 2,100 employees.
Reserve Bank of India deregulated the interest rates on bank deposits aimed at the rich NRI in a late-December decision. The central bank's logic was if dollar inflows rise, the pressure on the rupee will ease. But the big question among monetarists and forex experts is the risk such a surge in NRE deposits poses.
The mathematics of return clearly favours company FDs and non-convertible debentures. As with any other investment option, the risk of losing money should be a key consideration here as well.
The pain of breadwinners for no fault of theirs has been placed on record in BT's cover story, Pain, January 22. The Centre must craft strategies to change course into the positive channels of viability and development. BT receives scores of responses to its case studies. Below is the best one on the Royal Enfield's makeover (Nov 27, 2011).
Infosys, India's second largest IT exporter, reported encouraging results for the third quarter ended December 2011.
Doctors say earlier people were unaware of the health risks their office-ridden, computer-dominated lives posed. They recommend at the least a regular post-lunch stroll in the sunshine.
Several weeks of discussion followed on an Indian version of the CEOs study with Balagopal Vissa, associate professor of entrepreneurship at INSEAD's Singapore campus.