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Feb 15, 2015
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Travel World's 5 best golfing grasslands

World's 5 best golfing grasslands

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.

Wheels of royalty

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.

Frequent flier

BT More brings you tips for frequent fliers and the latest news in travel.
Food Enjoy Chef Diego Martinelli's signature dinner at Le Cirque

Enjoy Chef Diego Martinelli's signature dinner at Le Cirque

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.

Tips to grill the perfect cut of meat: BBQ Nation head chef

Barbeque Nation head chef Vijay Anand Bakshi lifts the lid on grilling the perfect cut of meat.
Products When car meets phone

When car meets phone

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.

Top shop: Must haves in fashion and lifestyle

BT More brings you the must haves in fashion and lifestyle, from clothes to accessories to luxury liquor.

The return of the chief

The Indian Chief Vintage is a gentle giant. Ride through history as it repeats itself.

Hot wheels turn hotter with new Audi RS Q3

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.

Four luxury car accessories

BT More brings you the best luxury accessories for your car.
Health Five simple tips to beat hangover

Five simple tips to beat hangover

Saher Motiwala sifts fact from fiction to help you sort the after-party effect.
Whats In Dusit Devarana's Iah Bar is a treat for all the senses

Dusit Devarana's Iah Bar is a treat for all the senses

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.

Taste of Beirut: Enjoy delicious Lebanese food at Zizo restaurant

Zizo is recommended for the exceptional service, hearty flavours and a value for money experience.

New menu at The Hungry Monkey

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.

Dishes at B-Bar are fantastic and authentic

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.

The Big Bang Theory

Bang and Olufsen, the world's foremost luxury electronics brand, sets shop at Delhi's DLF Emporio.

Italian heritage with a hint of basil

In the international chain's only Delhi outlet in Vasant Kunj, the pizza is a delicious pact sealed with tomato passata.
Features Global hospitality chains get a foothold in India

Global hospitality chains get a foothold in India

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.

We focus to evolve our company into investor-centric one, says ICICI Prudential MD

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-

Vishal Gondal seems ahead of times with fitness service venture GoQii

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.

Manoj Gaur faces uphill task in reducing Jaypee's debt

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.

Gadgets that help you get some sleep

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.

Tata Advanced Systems has left a global mark

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.

Book review: Start-up City

The authors capture the lives of 10 entrepreneurs who dared to dream and the lessons to be learnt beyond the MBA courseware.

Book review: Salt of the Earth

From salt to soda ash to fertilisers, the story of Tata Chemicals' evolution.

Foreign funds have dominated deals in Indian e-commerce

Foreign funds have dominated the biggest deals in the Indian e-commerce sector.

Eight questions gutsy leaders can ask about their organisations

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.

Abbott has high stakes in localising its Indian arm

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

Open Garden's FireChat app can be a mobile megaphone in a low connectivity place.

Upcoming events in February 2015

Upcoming events in February 2015
Culture A look at the very best in entertainment in February

A look at the very best in entertainment in February

BT More brings you the very best in entertainment in February, from movie releases to books and music.

'I am happiest behind the wheel: Bentley India vice president

Eliana Koulas, vice president of Bentley India, on her love for cars, fashion and the city she has adopted.
LBS Case Study How Tesco virtually created a new market on a country's lifestyle

How Tesco virtually created a new market on a country's lifestyle

South Koreans have amongst the longest working hours in the world. UK's giant retailer sought to turn this to its benefit.
Focus Raghuram Rajan ventures where central bankers fear to tread

Raghuram Rajan ventures where central bankers fear to tread

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.

India unlikely to catch up with Chinese economy soon despite faster growth

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.

Unified licensing policy in the offing, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan speaks to Anilesh S Mahajan on the govt efforts to curb leakages and ensure country's energy needs are secured.

Stage set for further RBI rate cuts in 2015 with focus on economic growth

The Reserve Bank of India's focus shifts from managing inflation to boosting economic growth, making a case for further rate cuts in 2015.

Ordinances fail to enthuse India Inc, Acts awaited

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.

On Record

'The benefits of getting women connected [to the Internet] outweigh the benefits of getting men connected', says Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer, Facebook.
Corporate Micromax hopes for stronger foothold with new unit YU Televentures

Micromax hopes for stronger foothold with new unit YU Televentures

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.
Editors note From the Editor: February 15, 2015

From the Editor: February 15, 2015

Business Today Editor Prosenjit Datta introduces the magazine's February 15, 2015 issue.
Chiaroscuro People and events that were in news recently

People and events that were in news recently

People and events that were in news recently
Technology BlackBerry Classic blends the old with the new

BlackBerry Classic blends the old with the new

Fans of the Bold 9900 swear by its design, keyboard and trackpad. The all-new Classic is designed along the same lines.
People People that made news this fortnight

People that made news this fortnight

Events and people that made news recenly
Letters Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Business Today readers give feedback on magazine's coverage of the February 1, 2015 issue.
Fashion Deodorise yourself

Deodorise yourself

Duck in for a quick shower and douse yourself in fragrances that would put a bouquet of flowers to shame.