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Editors note An ideology is successful if it is no longer needed

An ideology is successful if it is no longer needed

And then there is Sheryl Sandberg. "Having it all," she says in her bestseller Lean In, is perhaps the greatest trap ever set for women. "Because no matter what any of us has - and how grateful we are for what we have - no one has it all."
Food Concept restaurants in Delhi you must check out

Concept restaurants in Delhi you must check out

Delhi may not be the gourmet capital of India but, with international chains and new concept restaurants testing the city's belly, it's slowly getting there.

Reserve your Sunday afternoons at these brunch destinations

With several restaurants across our metros warming up to the concept of brunch, Sunday afternoons are never going to be the same.

Taste Jacob's Creek, the official wine at Wimbledon

The wine embodies the versatility of tennis' best-loved grand slam. BT More explores the spirit behind the sportsmanship.

Tips on eating habits to keep life on track

Going about your office presentation like a zombie? Grossed a girl out with bad breath? Watch what you eat!

How swimmers can eat well to gain maximum benefit from the workout

While swimming can be a great all-round workout, it is important to eat well to get the right benefits.

5 ways to beat stress naturally

Is the heat, coupled with hours of non-stop work, sapping your strength? Don't reach for that calorie-rich energy drink yet; here are five ways to feel as good as new naturally.
BT More Jaegar-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Transponder watch does more than just tell you the time

Jaegar-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Transponder watch does more than just tell you the time

The new Jaegar-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Transponder watch is a mechanical-electronic hybrid that lets you lock/unlock the doors of the car with its remote control button, turn on the headlights and much more.

Top buys in fashion and lifestyle

BT More brings you the must haves in fashion and lifestyle, from shoes to accessories to home decor

India to host annual luxury fest in 2015

Quintessentially Lifestyle Services India (QLSI) and GroupM will be jointly organising The Luxury Festival from March 20 to 22 at Delhi's Pragati Maidan next year.

Nutritionists help you decide which diet to go for

Fad diets come and go. If you're wondering which one is for you, let these nutritionists show the way.

Why you must buy multi-functional phone case Hangout

Gear up for Hangout, a multi-functional phone case that might just be cooler than the phone itself.

Goa chosen as best Indian destination for relaxation

BT More gives you tips on tourist destinations, travel apps and more.

Pull off that Jazz Square

A jazz square is a step that may look difficult, but is easy when broken down.
Travel Vivanta by Taj-Rebak Island sets the tone for the perfect family vacation

Vivanta by Taj-Rebak Island sets the tone for the perfect family vacation

Surrounded by sea blue and emerald green, Vivanta by Taj-Rebak Island sets the tone for the perfect family vacation.

Events you must look forward to in the month August

Love your stout and lager? Then you'd certainly want to attend The Great British Beer Festival from 12-16 August.
Culture Some dance forms to keep you fit and impress the ladies

Some dance forms to keep you fit and impress the ladies

Tired of jogging? Here are some dance forms that will tone your body in a fun way, and impress the ladies too!

Celebrity trainer Shivoham shares tips for working out

Too lazy to hit the gym floor? Motivate yourself with celebrity trainer Shivoham's pointers on the art of working out.

Auto tips: How you can take care of your mean machine

Don't put too much pressure on your new mean machine while showing it off to your friends.
Corporate Is India en route to becoming an innovative nation?

Is India en route to becoming an innovative nation?

In an engaging discussion, CEOs at BT's lunch meet in Bangalore and ponder whether India has it in it to make a global mark in innovative products.
Book India's Great Helmsman

India's Great Helmsman

The man who proved PSUs could also deliver looks back on a remarkable career.
Focus Review: Canon SX600 HS, ASUS Fonepad 7 Dual SIM

Review: Canon SX600 HS, ASUS Fonepad 7 Dual SIM

Review: A picture app, a pocket camera from canon, and Asus's latest dual-sim tablet.

Indian banks hit by rising NPAs

There has been an alarming rise in non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks in recent years, affecting their profitability.

Why it is still early to bet on primary market's revival

The amount raised through IPOs, follow-on public offers and offers for sale has been falling every year since 2009/10. In the last month, however, qualified institutional placements have boomed.

Monsoon revival may aid kharif crops sowing but drought threat looms large

A reason to worry is the uneven rainfall distribution. While the sowing window is open till early-August and sowing coverage is likely to improve as the monsoon progresses, distribution will be key to determining crop output.
Leadership Spotlight Profile of NTPC's Arup Roy Choudhury

Profile of NTPC's Arup Roy Choudhury

Profile of NTPC Chairman & Managing Director Arup Roy Choudhury.
Features How a timely twist saved some start-ups from sinking into oblivion

How a timely twist saved some start-ups from sinking into oblivion

Globally, many start-ups have either tweaked their business models or even changed their main business to survive - and succeed - after initially failing to make a mark.

Glori Energy promises to extract more oil from depleted wells

Building on methods developed by TERI and ONGC in India, Glori Energy, a Texas-based company, says it can extract another nine to 12 per cent - a third more than the oil originally extracted - while improving regular production by 60 to 100 per cent.

How AVA Cholayil group has managed to remain a handmade soapmaker

The company has recently applied for listing in the Limca Book of Records. Its revenue for 2013/14 stood at Rs 200 crore and it has a four per cent market share in south India.

How Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal created the country's biggest online marketplace

Snapdeal is now the second-largest e-tailing company after Flipkart. It has about 50,000 merchants selling five million products on its site, adding a product every 20 seconds. In the past year, it has grown 600 per cent.

SBI's first woman chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya is ringing in change

"I'm looking at bringing in a lot of technology in the areas of generating new business as well as improving the credit processes," says SBI chairwoman Arundhati Bhattacharya, . Thrust on data analytics - discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data - is a key element of her strategy.

GVK Group plans to retire debt in the holding companies of its core infrastructure business

GVK group chalks out an ambitious plan to retire debt in the holding companies of its core infrastructure business.

Death of a dream: The rise and fall of Nokia's Chennai factory

Once the world's largest mobile phone manufacturing plant, Nokia's Tamil Nadu factory is now terminally ill. It once employed 8,000 permanent employees. Today, a little over 1,000 remain.

Business sentiment hits 11-quarter high on govt's reforms drive

The Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey for the April-to-June quarter found that, on a scale of 100, confidence level reached 56.8, up from 51.4 in the previous three months.
Chiaroscuro Events, people who made the news this past fortnight

Events, people who made the news this past fortnight

Events, people who made the news this past fortnight.
LATEST Newsmakers: Featuring Alain Tanugi, Sameer Nair, Nikesh Arora and more

Newsmakers: Featuring Alain Tanugi, Sameer Nair, Nikesh Arora and more

People who made news this fortnight: Alain Tanugi, Sameer Nair, Nikesh Arora, Thomas Matussek
Whats In Death by Laughter

Death by Laughter

Stand-up comedians Sorabh Pant and Aadar Malik make for a Saturday evening of rib-tickling fun at the Vivanta by Taj-Gurgaon 

Barbeque Nation's Food extravaganza: a tribute to the richness of Indian cuisine

Barbeque Nation has the right mix of patriotic fervour and flavour.
Banking RBI faces challenges in issuing differentiated banking licences

RBI faces challenges in issuing differentiated banking licences

The new players will have to take banking solutions to the doorsteps of rural folks using technologies that can process transactions instantly. But why would a customer go to payment banks when post offices exist in every nook and corner of the country?
Letters Business Today readers feedback on the magazine's coverage

Business Today readers feedback on the magazine's coverage

Business Today readers give feedback on the magazine's coverage.
B-School Debate '8% GDP growth in next two years is a pipe dream'

'8% GDP growth in next two years is a pipe dream'

IIM students present their opinion whether 8% GDP growth in next two years is a pipe dream for the Indian economy.