When it comes to golf, nobody knows better than South African heavy putter Gary Player. The acclaimed professional golfer lists out his favourite greens across the globe. There's more to Rajasthan than camels and sand. Rahul Ghosh scours the cultural heartland of India for automobiles that can be traced back to the very annals of history. BT More brings you tips for frequent fliers and the latest news in travel.
Chef Diego Martinelli's signature dinner spans a culinary journey from Modena to Singapore. Head to Le Cirque at The Leela Palace New Delhi for a sample. Barbeque Nation head chef Vijay Anand Bakshi lifts the lid on grilling the perfect cut of meat.
Say hello to the 'Vertu for Bentley' mobile phone, which will ensure that you wield as much power in your palm as you do on the roads. BT More brings you the must haves in fashion and lifestyle, from clothes to accessories to luxury liquor. The Indian Chief Vintage is a gentle giant. Ride through history as it repeats itself. Want a sports utility vehicle that doesn't scrimp on horsepower? The RS Q3, a souped-up version of the Audi Q3, may just fit your bill. BT More brings you the best luxury accessories for your car.
Saher Motiwala sifts fact from fiction to help you sort the after-party effect.
The Dusit Devarana resort reverberates with a zen-like ambience that sweeps over your senses. Past the spa, the red-toned facade of Iah Bar rises like an apparition. Zizo is recommended for the exceptional service, hearty flavours and a value for money experience. With a comfortable ambience, drinks that rock and music that is at the right pitch, The Hungry Monkey is grooming itself as the ideal neighbourhood bar and restaurant. The restaurant serves some fantastic versions of both sushi and sashimi. The sushi is well-crafted and fresh and compares with some of the better ones in the city. Bang and Olufsen, the world's foremost luxury electronics brand, sets shop at Delhi's DLF Emporio. In the international chain's only Delhi outlet in Vasant Kunj, the pizza is a delicious pact sealed with tomato passata.
For the foreign hospitality chains looking for easy pickings in a supply-starved nation, India has proved to be an unexpectedly complex market to crack. Nimesh Shah , MD & CEO, ICICI Prudential AMC, speaks to Mahesh Nayak about the importance of value investing and his company's performance, among other things. Edited excerpts- GOQii is not just a fitness devices company. It also provides services. The company claims to be the only one in the business to combine service with the device. The trouble is that debt has kept pace with growth. The combined debt of the group's three listed companies - Jaiprakash Associates, Jaiprakash Power Ventures, and Jaypee Infratech - crossed Rs 57,000 crore in 2013/14. A good night's sleep is a must but, often, hectic routines play spoilsport. Here are a few devices that can help you get some. With an investment of over Rs 500 crore so far and much more promised, TASL, apart from bagging a number of prestigious contracts, has also separately set up joint ventures with global aerospace majors Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Lockheed Martin. The authors capture the lives of 10 entrepreneurs who dared to dream and the lessons to be learnt beyond the MBA courseware. From salt to soda ash to fertilisers, the story of Tata Chemicals' evolution. Foreign funds have dominated the biggest deals in the Indian e-commerce sector. In the absence of candid feedback, it is convenient to assume that reality is similar to our preconceived ideas. But, ignorance and denial can be costly. US health-care giant Abbott has high stakes in localising its Indian arm. The challenge for rivals in branded generics is real. Open Garden's FireChat app can be a mobile megaphone in a low connectivity place. Upcoming events in February 2015
BT More brings you the very best in entertainment in February, from movie releases to books and music. Eliana Koulas, vice president of Bentley India, on her love for cars, fashion and the city she has adopted.
South Koreans have amongst the longest working hours in the world. UK's giant retailer sought to turn this to its benefit.
The RBI Governor was lionised overseas before being recognised in India. But many in India still think he is better for Wall Street than Dalal Street. Even if India grows at a faster clip, catching up with the Chinese economy will take a very long time, given the sheer differences in the size of the two economies. Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan speaks to Anilesh S Mahajan on the govt efforts to curb leakages and ensure country's energy needs are secured. The Reserve Bank of India's focus shifts from managing inflation to boosting economic growth, making a case for further rate cuts in 2015. Under attack for issuing 10 ordinances since coming to power in May, 2014, the Modi govt has gone into a huddle to find a solution to the parliamentary deadlock. 'The benefits of getting women connected [to the Internet] outweigh the benefits of getting men connected', says Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer, Facebook.
Although YU is celebrating the success of its first online flash sale, the launch raises multiple questions that the company hasn't been able to convincingly answer.
Business Today Editor Prosenjit Datta introduces the magazine's February 15, 2015 issue.
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Fans of the Bold 9900 swear by its design, keyboard and trackpad. The all-new Classic is designed along the same lines.
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Business Today readers give feedback on magazine's coverage of the February 1, 2015 issue.
Duck in for a quick shower and douse yourself in fragrances that would put a bouquet of flowers to shame.