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  • The high debt levels have not only bought firms under severe stress, it has also bought to the fore concerns of economic stability and the growth trajectory of country.
Science Foldscope: An origami microscope made of paper

Foldscope: An origami microscope made of paper

Called Foldscope, the microscope can be cut out of paper and fitted together with small lenses, batteries and an LED to a make bookmark-sized microscope.
People People who made news this past fortnight

People who made news this past fortnight

Know more about the people who made news this past fortnight.
Leadership Spotlight LBNL leaderspeak: Wolfgang Will

LBNL leaderspeak: Wolfgang Will

Wolfgang Will, South Asia Director for Lufthansa Passenger Airlines talks about his journey to success.
Features Book review: Powers of Two

Book review: Powers of Two

The book junks the doing-it-all-alone tales and argues cogently in favour of interdependence

Moto X (2nd Gen) gives rivals a tough time

The Moto X (1st Gen) gave its rivals a tough time. The 2nd Gen pushes the boundaries even further.

Gadgets to watch out for in coming days

While most of the action happened in the smartphone space, there is a lot coming up as far as wearables, tablets and cameras go.

Galaxy Alpha is best looking Galaxy smartphone till date

Instead of a massive 5-inch-plus display, it has a 4.7-inch super AMOLED display with 1280x720 pixel resolution. It is thin and weighs only 115 grams.

Business sentiment improves for the fourth consecutive quarter

Business confidence began to improve from October last year but picked up pace in the first quarter of this fiscal year after the NDA formed a stable government at the Centre.
Focus Inflation at new lows makes strong case for a rate cut

Inflation at new lows makes strong case for a rate cut

The pressure on RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to cut lending rates rises as wholesale inflation touches five-year lows.

Kareus Therapeutics pursues Anji Reddy's dream of bringing a new drug to market

Kareus Therapeutics continues to pursue Anji Reddy's dream of bringing a new drug to market.

Companies start hiring as business environment improves

After several bad years, things are looking up on the hiring front in the country. Several surveys show that companies across sectors are planning to increase their recruitments in coming months.

Are e-tailers going overboard on TV advertising to get more visibility?

E-tailers are going on an advertising overdrive on TV to ensure more visibility for their brand.

Economic recovery still looks a remote possibility

The growth numbers in the first quarter were a result of deferred expenditure by the government with no uptick in the investment rate.
Event Industry leaders suggest how 'Make in India' can succeed

Industry leaders suggest how 'Make in India' can succeed

"India can do everything, but we're not manufacturing the basic goods", said VIP Industries Chairman Dilip Piramal.
Chiaroscuro Events, people who made news recently

Events, people who made news recently

Featuring news on Infosys, Kishore Biyani, Satya Nadella, inflation and more
Editors note The 2014 edition of BT 500 survey shows divergent trends

The 2014 edition of BT 500 survey shows divergent trends

The 2014 edition of BT 500 survey is particularly interesting because of the divergent trends it shows.