Has Fidelity sold a troubled asset, or has L&T Mutual Fund brought distress upon itself? Since the airports passed on to private hands in January 2006, new levies collected from airlines and passengers have often sparked protests. Play the latest iteration of Angry Birds or try a robotic vacuum cleaner. The latest Business Today-TeamLease survey projects an increase in recruitment in retail and financial sectors during the April-June 2012 quarter. However, the outlook is not that rosy for the rest. The IPL season has kicked off, but advertisers are yet to get excited. Advertisement rates are 15 per cent below last year. Richard Fenning, CEO of risk consultancy Control Risks, makes a living by advising companies on risks associated with business in an unfamiliar environment. There has been a fresh outbreak of swine flu this year, with over 309 cases, including 23 deaths, being reported so far. Internet driven economic growth is set to rise exponentially across the G-20 countries, including India, says a Boston Consulting Group survey. The events that led to Adarsh scam. As a minister, I cannot act just on a complaint… I did not get any written complaint at any stage, says A.K. Antony, Union Defence Minister, in Parliament Maaza tops the list of 20 most watched ads in feb 2012
Facebook's success is in stark contrast to the paltry memberships of India-specific social networks, which many companies have tried to set up. The tablet has become all the rage in education. By packing a student's entire curriculum within its hardware, or allowing her to access it from the cloud - remote servers - it threatens to make the schoolbag obsolete.
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Assessment tools provide a useful filter even if their use requires companies to cast their nets much wider than before.
Despite occupancy in Indian hotels falling to 60 per cent last year, these hotel chains insist India is the world's second-fastest growing hospitality market after China. Coal shortage in the country in 2011-12 was around 54 million tonnes, the generation loss due to which was 8.73 billion units in the first 11 months up to February. The company has been handed the death sentence. So why are more people buying its connection than Airtel's or Vodafone's? Just when it seems to be in decline, cricket manages to bounce back. One victory changes everything and all the bad memories are wiped clean. With some deft cost cutting, which included laying off 6,500 people in 2011 and getting out of businesses such as the Flip video camera unit, Cisco CEO John Chambers has restored the company to health. Business confidence, which had just begun to recover, took a fresh hit with the unveiling of Budget 2012/13, as corporate houses grappled with the uncertainty and the impact of the new tax policies, says Business Today-C fore's latest survey. By 2015, its Chairman Harsh Goenka wants more than half of his group revenues to come from overseas. "There is a certain frustration with the hassle of doing business in India - the red-tapism and the corruption," he says.
The search for India's Best CFO winners across 10 categories was extremely rigorous and meticulous and we assembled a stellar jury in analysing financials across three years.
India, the third biggest consumer of natural gas in Asia, is looking beyond its borders to meet its ever-growing demand.
Your cover story, Fuzzy (Business Today, April 15) on cheap drugs is an eye opener. But given the clout of MNCs in developing markets, Nexavar by itself is a baby step towards providing cheaper life saving drugs.
The World Bank's predictions for 2012 on price movement of commodities may not all hold true in the domestic market.
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