Organic foods are those made from agricultural products grown without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilisers. The demand for organic foods in India has seen a sharp growth in recent years. It is fast catching on with the Indian consumer, despite being more costly than the conventional kind.
Realty draws renewed interest from private equity funds Many real estate projects are stuck because of high interest rates, mounting debt and the economic slowdown. But a few highly profitable exits by private equity funds in the last two years have spurred interest in sector again.
Will commissioning of Dabhol LNG terminal end problems for its owner? The Dabhol LNG terminal has been commissioned, two decades after it was planned. Though it would be very difficult for Ratnagiri Gas and Power, the owner of Dabhol power project, to generate power on imported gas, it can earn substantial fees if the terminal operates at full capacity.
Indian industry's attitude towards contract workers changing for better Contract workers are often poorly
skilled and get paid less than regular employees for the same work,
leading to resentment among these workers. Industry-wide efforts have now started to improve the situation,
particularly in the wake of the violence at car maker Maruti Suzuki's
Manesar factory last July.
How vibrant is the Gujarat growth story? Gujarat has been one of India's most industrialised states for decades
and its people known for their enterprise. Chief Minister Narendra Modi, for his part, has been
more successful than any of his predecessors in packaging the state's
Kingfisher Airlines' troubles won't end with just fresh infusion of funds Vijay Mallya is in talks with two West Asia airlines, hoping one of them will pick up a stake in Kingfisher. Its lenders see hope on the horizon. But, its not sure if this will really revive the beleaguered carrier as it has already lost several pilots, engineers and cabin crew to other players in the aviation industry.
Why some e-tailing sites have unusual names KyaZoonga. Zovi. Yebhi. Jabong. Sounds like gobbledygook, right? Yet, believe it or not, Indian online shopping site names are not chosen arbitrarily. Electronic retailers, or e-tailers, give much thought to these seemingly meaningless names and try to select something that best reflects their image.
Steps taken for economic revival will have a positive impact: Baba Kalyani Baba Kalyani is Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Forge, the
leading Pune-based forging company. In an exclusive interview with
Govindraj Ethiraj on the show Bottomline, which airs on Headlines Today,
he talks about the economy and what to look forward to in 2013.
Can cyber attacks on India's critical infrastructure be thwarted? Despite the growing threat, India spends a miniscule amount on cyber securit .
Millions of Indians are grappling with the costs of cancer treatment Millions of Indians are grappling with the costs of cancer treatment, sometimes spending their life's savings on it.
Stock market bulls hopeful but not ready to charge yet
Backed by FII flows, the Sensex gained 26 per cent last year
and is likely to rise further this year. Though the bulls continue to have a guarded
approach, they look forward to gains.
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