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Whats In Restaurant review: Smoke House Deli in New Delhi

Restaurant review: Smoke House Deli in New Delhi

The Smoke House Deli in New Delhi's Hauz Khas village is an exercise in contrast, with sultans sketched on the walls benevolently watching over patrons devouring strictly continental fare.

Most exotic of liquors across the world

Just how did these creepy crawlies get into your drink? Presenting the most exotic of liquors across the world.

How and why behind the different fashion sensibilities of Delhi and Mumbai

The how and why behind the different fashion sensibilities of Delhi and Mumbai.
Food The Thai Pavilion at Vivanta provides for a truly rewarding experience

The Thai Pavilion at Vivanta provides for a truly rewarding experience

The Thai Pavilion at Vivanta by Taj provides for a truly rewarding experience.

Restaurant review: Royal Vega at Chennai's ITC Grand Chola

Silk meets spice in generous portions at the Royal Vega, Chennai, one of India's only tributes to rich vegetarian cuisine.
Products Woodworker David Linley limited-edition collection of keepsake boxes

Woodworker David Linley limited-edition collection of keepsake boxes

London-based Woodworker David Linley ingeniously captures the timelessness of a fond memory in his new limited-edition collection of keepsake boxes.

New products in the market

Here's the perfect mash-up you've been looking for: Asus Fonepad, a 7-inch tablet that also has phone functionality.

Watches that reflect your sense of adventure

Presenting ten timepieces that marry style with utility, promising to become your best friend in the great outsides - whether you are sailing, trekking or winging it through the wide blue sky.

Elegant watches in your budget

An elegant watch doesn't necessarily have to cost you the moon. These timepieces will make your wrist look good without burning a hole in your wallet.

A look at four milestones in watchmaking technology

Times change, and so do watches. A look at four milestones in watchmaking technology, a definite indication that we have come a long way from the first sundial.

Tips on buying a laptop

Want to buy a laptop but can't find the right one? Some tips from Shishir Singh, Director, Product Marketing, Dell India.  

Watches that are a connoisseur's delight

Revelling in the heritage of horology, these timepieces, with their stunning complexities and iconic designs, are a connoisseur's delight.

A look at the most elegant, accurate and complicated timepieces that emerged this year

The wristwatch has come a long way from being a simple device that tells you the time. A look at the most elegant, accurate and complicated timepieces that emerged this year.

Classic timepieces that have remained unscathed through time

These classic timepieces, with their clean lines and minimalist precision, are like fragments of history that have remained unscathed through time.

Tips on turning your iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

Find out if the hotspot option is included in your mobile plan. If yes, open up the personal hotspot menu by clicking on 'Settings', followed by 'General Network

How to ensure your phone is malware, spyware and Trojan-free

Lookout ensures that your handset is malware, spyware and Trojan-free. It also lets you back up data stored on your phone, and locate it through GPS in case of loss or theft.a
Special Vanitha Narayanan is one of a handful of women heading a technolgy company in India

Vanitha Narayanan is one of a handful of women heading a technolgy company in India

As part of our special on the most powerful women in Indian business, we profile the IBM India chief who began as a trainee in the company and rose to be part of a handful of women heading a technolgy company in India.

Most Powerful Women in Indian Business: Renu Sud Karnad shares her most memorable professional moments

As part of our special on the most powerful women in Indian business, HDFC's managing director shares her most memorable moments - the two decisions that changed the way the lender does business.

How Renuka Ramnath re-established herself after quitting ICICI

As part of our special on the most powerful women in Indian business, the MD and CEO of private equity firm Multiples Alternate Asset Management shares how she tread on a journey of metamorphosis from a successful corporate leader to a budding entrepreneur.

Most Powerful women in Indian Business - Vinita Bali

Britannia Industries MD Vinita Bali this year moves into the coveted 'Hall of Fame' - reserved for those who have made it to the Most Powerful Women in Business list at least seven times. She says her travels overseas helped her understand diversity and adapt to different environments and people.

The Most Powerful Women in Business: Repeat winners

The Most Powerful Women in Busines: Repeat winners

Anupama Ahluwalia helped Coca-Cola India steal a march over arch rival PepsiCo

She has helped Coca-Cola India steal a march over arch rival PepsiCo.

Madhurima Mukherjee - A new entrant in The Most Powerful Women in Indian Business list

She has made her mark as a capital market lawyer, but is not ready to rest on her laurels.

Nina Lath Gupta gave a new lease of life to National Film Development Corporation

After its glory days in the 1970s and early 1980s, National Film Development Corporation became nearly defunct. Nina Lath Gupta gave it a new lease of life

Shanti Ekambaram - A new entrant in India's Most Powerful Women in Business List

The veteran banker is undeterred in the face of tough market conditions.

Tupperware's Asha Gupta is a new entrant in Most Powerful Women in Indian Business list

The Tupperware India chief has nurtured several women entrepreneurs.

Sumithra Gomatam's trained musical ear has helped hone her business skills

Gomatam's trained musical ear has helped hone her business skills.

Ritu Dalmia - Life hasn't always been a cakewalk for this pioneer of Italian food in India

Life hasn't always been a cakewalk for this pioneer of Italian food in India.

Nishi Vasudeva - The only full-time woman director of an oil PSU

The only full-time woman director of an oil PSU says there is no glass ceiling

Savita Mahajan - Nurturing a project from scratch excites her

The deputy dean of ISB says nurturing a project from scratch excites her.

Swarupa Sanyal seeks to transform India's largest BPO firm into a more profitable company

Swarupa Sanyal is implementing a blueprint that seeks to transform India's largest BPO firm into a leaner, bigger and more profitable company.

Anjali Bansal mentors proficient women executives for board roles

She also mentors proficient women executives for board roles.

HUL's Priya Nair has made her mark with out-of-the-box business solutions

She has made her mark with out-of-the-box business solutions.

Vinita Singhania's experience as a housewife helped her when she began to run a cement business

Singhania found her experience as a housewife helped her when she began to run a cement business.

Shubhalakshmi Panse says being a woman has its advantages

Raised to be independent, Allahabad Bank's chairman says her parents' message to her was 'You can do it'.

Pallavi Shroff actively backs other women in her profession

She has represented a roster of corporate giants, and actively backs other women in her profession.

Business Today's 10 listing of Most Powerful Women in Indian Business

As in previous years, our tenth annual listing, celebrates the triumphs of women who have succeeded in living their dreams. More than half the women featured this year are debutants.
Travel Events to look forward to in September

Events to look forward to in September

4 - 6 Sept Salon Prive Vintage Car Exhibition, Syon Park, UK: Arguably the world's most unique 'boutique' motoring event, Salon Prive brings together the wonder of the British Super Car Show and the Concours d'Elegance.

Guide for frequent fliers

The French capital trumps Madrid, Venice, Rio de Janeiro, London and New Delhi to occupy the hot seat of tourism.
Technology Small businesses can use the social networking site to enormous advantage

Small businesses can use the social networking site to enormous advantage

A Facebook page can provide an instant mobile marketing strategy with a visually rich experience across screens, even those of feature phones.  You also have Android and iOS apps that let you manage pages and create posts even on the move.
Book Book review: Public Money Private Agenda

Book review: Public Money Private Agenda

A detailed analysis of MPLADS, the scheme which disburses funds to MPs for public use.
Features Three start-ups now cater to the connoisseur seeking freshly roasted and ground coffee

Three start-ups now cater to the connoisseur seeking freshly roasted and ground coffee

Three start-ups now cater to the connoisseur seeking freshly roasted and ground coffee.

How messaging apps are beefing up their user base

Brand pages are proving to be the best way to monetise apps, especially in countries such as India, where in-app purchases are yet to gather steam. Almost all messaging app companies have tied up with mobile manufacturers to preload their apps on new devices.

Airasia targets virgin fliers by offering very low fares

Set to enter the Indian aviation market, AirAsia will target the large pool of people who have never flown before, offering very low fares.

Tribals in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills reject Vedanta's bauxite mining project

Tribals in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills reject Vedanta's bauxite mining project in a landmark referendum.
People People who made news last fortnight

People who made news last fortnight

Starring: Niklas Frisk, Rohit Bhatia, Santosh B. Nayar, Snehdeep Aggarwal,  Moorthy K. Uppaluri and Michael Ault
Event CEOs discuss ways to restore IT hub Bangalore's slipping halo

CEOs discuss ways to restore IT hub Bangalore's slipping halo

Globally renowned as an outsourcing hub, Bangalore has its share of problems too. Business Today brought together a dozen CEOs to brainstorm solutions to the city's problems.
Focus CSR* Clause in New Companies Bill: Who said what

CSR* Clause in New Companies Bill: Who said what

CSR has been so narrowly defined within companies... now they will feel that they better follow the letter of the law, says Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson and Founder, Arghyam, in Mint

NSEL crisis has dealt a body blow to Jignesh Shah's business empire

The poster boy of the business community in Mumbai, Shah has built an empire of nine exchanges in India and overseas within a decade and a half. The NSEL fiasco, though, has badly dented his credibility and casts a long shadow over his other businesses.

India worst sufferers among BRIC economies

Today the BRIC pack too is struggling against the macro-economic headwinds. Among them, India appears to be the worst affected, hit by triple whammy of high current account deficit, inflation and weakening currency.
Reviews Review: Lenovo ThinkPad Twist and Nokia Asha 501

Review: Lenovo ThinkPad Twist and Nokia Asha 501

An app which keeps tabs on you,  a top-class budget phone and a PC-tablet convertible.
Editors note The government's tone has turned from confident to querulous'

The government's tone has turned from confident to querulous'

The "dog days of summer" in July and August are commonly identified with stagnation. No better term can be found for our situation, with our politicians in denial about its gravity.
Leadership Spotlight MapmyIndia MD Rakesh Verma on his many professional firsts

MapmyIndia MD Rakesh Verma on his many professional firsts

MapmyIndia MD Rakesh Verma shares many first of in his professional life.
Letters 'It was nice to see Business Today (September 1) in "luxury" mode'

'It was nice to see Business Today (September 1) in "luxury" mode'

Thanks to Business Today for creating awareness of the competition even in the luxury segment (Money Can Buy You Luxe, September 1).
Chiaroscuro Upfront

Upfront

Scams and the sinking rupee may be worrying factors, but so are soaring onion prices, and their political fallout for the ruling regime.