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  • A host of expatriates have made India their home since economic liberalisation began in 1991. With growth having slipped, inflation running high and the rupee depreciating sharply, do they share the current gloom that has gripped many locals or take it just as a temporary phase? SPECIAL: Economy on Raazor's Edge
Focus Review: HTC One V and VU 3D HD Video Camera

Review: HTC One V and VU 3D HD Video Camera

A 3D HD video camera and one of the first phones to use android 4.0.

How different things work

Drones are back in the news, with the killing of Abu Yahya al-Libbi - Al Qaeda's No.2 since the death of Osama bin Laden in May last year - in a drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region on June 6. How drones function and why are they controversial:

Morgan Stanley's Jonathan Garner on Indian market, euro zone uncertainties

Minutes after the People's Bank of China cut its official rate by 25 basis points for the first time since 2008, Jonathan Garner, Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, shared his views on the implications of the euro zone's uncertainties.

Karnataka BJP regime woo investors by promising early approvals

Karnataka is trying to follow in the footsteps of Gujarat in fast-tracking industrial investments and increasing investor confidence. The state's BJP regime is wooing investors by promising early approvals.

S&P report threatening to downgrade India: Who said what

It's not a big thing. Investors are not unduly concerned about the warning. This is also because India is not a major borrower in global marketsRashesh Shah, Chairman, Edelweiss Group, in The Times of India.

India's economic future not as bleak as doomsday prophets predict

Growth may have slipped and the rupee slid, but The Wealth Report 2012, an annual survey by global property consultancy Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank, suggests this is a temporary glitch.

If Greece exits the Eurozone, India will not emerge unscathed

If Greece exits the Eurozone, no economy will emerge unscathed, least of all India's.
Event Regional winners of Business Today-Honda Pro-Am of Champions 2012

Regional winners of Business Today-Honda Pro-Am of Champions 2012

Regional winners have a swinging time at BT-Honda's golf event.

Honour for companies which excelled at CSR activities

Aaj Tak honours companies which excelled at corporate social responsibility activities.
Features V. Vaidyanathan takes wing with a $17 million stake in a star NBFC

V. Vaidyanathan takes wing with a $17 million stake in a star NBFC

V Vaidyanathan, vice-chairman & MD of Future Capital Holdings, tells Business Today how the Warburg Pincus deal talks started during his March 7 flight from Delhi to Mumbai.

The brains behind unforgettable ad campaigns

G. Seetharaman looks at classic advertising campaigns of years past and explores the minds behind them.

Rajat Gupta: The tallest figure nailed by Operation 'Wall Street Cleanup'

Rajat Gupta's speedy conviction makes him the tallest figure to be nailed in the fight to smash insider trading in the US.
Smart executive Experts list out common errors in curriculum vitae

Experts list out common errors in curriculum vitae

Sins of omission and commission in your curriculum vitae could cost you your dream job. Candidates, even at senior levels, often mess up their CV and thus lose out on excellent opportunities. Take a look at some common errors experts find in resumes
MUST SEE Roundup: Events of the fortnight

Roundup: Events of the fortnight

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is all set to occupy the country's highest post.
People Round up: People who made news last fornight

Round up: People who made news last fornight

Starring: N. Srinivasan, Swati Piramal, Enase Okonedo, Milind Kamat, Soumitra Dutta
Editors note 'When the going gets tough, Indian chiefs look for greener grass'

'When the going gets tough, Indian chiefs look for greener grass'

I was very proud to read this fortnight's cover package. We decided to travel across India and look at how different states and regions were coping with the downturn.
Special Assets that can give above-average returns and make you rich

Assets that can give above-average returns and make you rich

In this package, we take a look at some unconventional assets - art, land, diamonds, fine wines and whiskies, and some high-growth stocks - that can give great returns but also entail huge risks. Full coverage: How to get rich

Investing in these locations could make your money grow phenomenally

People can invest in real estate in multiple ways, but the return on land outperforms all other forms over longer investment periods.Full coverage: How to get rich

Diamonds can sparkle as an investment option

They are not just a girl's best friend. As an asset class, diamonds are a relatively new concept for Indians, but its popularity is rising.Full coverage: How to get rich

With right approach art can help you hit jackpot

Art is a difficult area to invest in, but with the right approach you could hit the jackpot.Full coverage: How to get rich

How fine wine and whisky can make you rich

Fine wines and whiskies do not just enrich your evenings. They can also make you rich.

Best investment options: Stocks, sectors that can sparkle in future

Spotting the next Infosys is difficult, but here are some leads on sectors and companies that could sparkle in the near future. Special: How to get rich
Economy Politics Slowdown adds to Sangli's drought woes

Slowdown adds to Sangli's drought woes

The turmeric capital of the country is in the grip of a drought and a price crash. But real estate is buoyant.

Small units in Sivakasi are in the line of firecrackers

Fireworks units in Sivakasi are feeling the heat of government's policies and a slowing economy.
Money Using online marketplaces to sell your products across globe

Using online marketplaces to sell your products across globe

Using online marketplaces, you can sell your products across the globe.
Technology TV remote has gone through many avatars

TV remote has gone through many avatars

The favoured weapon of the couch potato could be overtaken by technology.
Book New book captures history of India through the Amul girl's eyes

New book captures history of India through the Amul girl's eyes

A new book captures the history of India through the Amul girl's eyes.
Leadership Spotlight Research In Motion India's Sunil Dutt on his leadership style

Research In Motion India's Sunil Dutt on his leadership style

Sunil Dutt, Managing Director, Research In Motion India admires Steve Jobs.
Case Study How Volvo changed the way Indians travel

How Volvo changed the way Indians travel

In 2001, Volvo Buses India sold 20 coaches. By December 2011, 5,000 of them were running on Indian roads. Volvo did not achieve this by toning down its products or cutting prices as multinational companies often do. It developed the market and waited for it to mature. Volvo now has 76 per cent of the Indian luxury bus market.