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Focus Find out how the new BlackBerry is different from earlier versions

Find out how the new BlackBerry is different from earlier versions

With a nomenclature change and a brand new operating system installed in its latest offering, BlackBerry Ltd has struck back. So, how is the new BlackBerry different from earlier versions? Nidhi Singal takes a look.

RIL continues to give a hard time to CAG on KG-D6 audit

RIL has told the petroleum ministry that it will be ready for the audit only if CAG conducts it as a representative of government of India as per the terms of the contract between RIL and the petroleum ministry.

Why, despite fall in profit, there's hope for Bharti Airtel

The telecom operator has suffered a profit drop for 12 quarters, hurt by its money-losing African business and bruising competition in domestic market. But the cancellation of licences of some smaller players will offer room to Airtel to increase call rates.

Will Sebi's rebranding itself work?

Sebi is rebranding itself as an investor-friendly regulator through a concerted media campaign.

What India Inc expects from Chidambaram's Budget 2013

Business Today takes a look at what's making news in the Budget circle -

A look at issues involved in growing intolerance in India

Three incidents in quick succession - the temporary ban on Vishwaroopam, the uproar over Ashish Nandy's remark about corruption among Dalits and the refusal to allow Salman Rushdie to visit a Lit fest - have highlighted the growing intolerance in the country.

India should make most of global macroeconomic environment improving

The global macroeconomic environment is improving but India needs to revive its investment climate to make the most of it.

What implementation of Goods and Services Tax means

India has moved a step closer to implementing an overarching Goods and Services Tax (GST) with the Centre and states agreeing on its broad contours. Here's what it means -
Columns Learning from others does not happen unless the firm decides to change

Learning from others does not happen unless the firm decides to change

Companies may not admit it, but many of them do imitate their successful rivals' business practices

Policies should boost consumption as much as investment

There is a need to ensure that policies boosting investment in one part of the world match policies boosting consumption in other parts.
Careers Hiring has not been markedly affected yet by slowdown: Report

Hiring has not been markedly affected yet by slowdown: Report

The mood is cautious, but hiring has not been markedly affected yet by the slowdown, shows an Aon Hewitt report. Examining hiring trends at 173 companies, the study found that around 70 per cent of them had not revised their hiring intent for 2013 in any manner.
Features Banks wary of lending to road developers, problems mount

Banks wary of lending to road developers, problems mount

The government has projected an investment of $1 trillion, in the infrastructure sector between 2012 and 2017. Bank loans are critical to meeting this target. However, contractual disputes, delays in environment approvals, and problems in land acquisition have made banks cautious in lending to road projects.

How Corporate India is making the most of the Maha Kumbh

The Kumbh Mela has always been a big business opportunity, but this time companies are going the extra distance to promote their brands by using traditional entertainment and modern technology to connect with consumers, be it middle class pilgrims or ash-smeared sadhus.

Ill-behaved Indian borrowers will now find it tough to hide from authorities

Data on defaults suggests that Indian borrowers have become increasingly ill-behaved, but that will have to change soon.

India's digerati set to change future of mobile services

Digital entrepreneurs are developing a host of mobile-based value-added services for everything from entertainment to payments and advertising, which could potentially change the way millions use their mobile phones. Business Today looks at some digital firms which will be at the vanguard of this mobile revolution.
People People who made news last fortnight

People who made news last fortnight

People who made news last fortnight -
Case Study Case Study: How EID Parry made farming a hassle-free occupation

Case Study: How EID Parry made farming a hassle-free occupation

Sugar maker EID Parry has increased its involvement with critical stakeholders: farmers. It sees them not as suppliers of raw material but as customers. The company, which is part of the Murugappa Group, has worked to make farming a hassle-free occupation. This case study looks at why and how EID Parry achieved the feat.
Book Book review: Timeless Leadership: 18 Leadership Sutras from the Bhagavad Gita

Book review: Timeless Leadership: 18 Leadership Sutras from the Bhagavad Gita

Timeless Leadership: 18 Leadership Sutras from the Bhagavad Gita distils lessons from the Gita which modern day executives can profit from.
Technology Multiple functionality devices like phablets to rule the future

Multiple functionality devices like phablets to rule the future

Devices like the 'phablet', which perform multiple functions, will rule in the future
Chiaroscuro News you may have missed: Aero India, Dell to go private and more

News you may have missed: Aero India, Dell to go private and more

Business Today's one-stop shop for recent news you may have missed -
Letters Business Today readers give their feedback on the magazine's coverage

Business Today readers give their feedback on the magazine's coverage

Business Today readers give their feedback on the magazine's coverage -
Editors note Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag on pre-Budget expectations

Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag on pre-Budget expectations

The UPA has the dubious honour of frittering away the healthy economy it inherited in 2004 with the wrong types of expenditure and an obstinate failure to boost revenue, capital formation and infrastructure, write Chaitanya Kalbag.
Corporate HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri on the impact of economic situation on banking sector

HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri on the impact of economic situation on banking sector

HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri discusses the economic situation in India and its impact on banking in an exclusive interview with Govindraj Ethiraj on the show Bottomline, airing on Headlines Today.
Reporters Diary Literature fests boom rests on shaky foundation

Literature fests boom rests on shaky foundation

The success of the Jaipur Literature Festival has spawned a host of similar efforts. But the boom rests on shaky foundations.