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May 10, 2015
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Products Lxuury buy: The Tradition 7097 pays tribute to the mechanisms of 1796

Lxuury buy: The Tradition 7097 pays tribute to the mechanisms of 1796

Recalling the genius of Abraham-Louis Breguet, who first produced 'subscription watches' in 1796, the Tradition 7097 pays tribute to the mechanisms of that age.

Luxury products in focus: BeoVision Avant 85, Lamborghini Huracan, Emporio Armani shades and more

Featuring: Lamborghini Huracan, BeoVision Avant 85, Emporio Armani shades and more.

Titan Nebula's Palace Collection is not just a gift, but a legacy

The gift of time immortalised in Titan Nebula's Palace Collection is not a present, but a legacy.
Culture Golf urges you to excel, says Apollo Munich Health Insurance CEO Antony Jacob

Golf urges you to excel, says Apollo Munich Health Insurance CEO Antony Jacob

The CEO of Apollo Munich Health Insurance speaks with BT More on his love for the game of golf.

10 tips by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev for a fulfilling personal and work life

Stress would become a non-entity if you take life in the right perspective, says Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev of the Isha Foundation.

BBC Anchor Matthew Amroliwala shares how he balances work, life and kids

BBC anchor Matthew Amroliwala  gets candid on the challenges of balancing work, life and five children.
Travel Vivanta by Taj in Dwarka is tailormade for business travellers

Vivanta by Taj in Dwarka is tailormade for business travellers

Vivanta by Taj inaugurates a new hotel in Dwarka, tailormade for the business traveller.

Ibibo CEO Ashish Kashyap shares tips to plan vacations

Ibibo founder and CEO Ashish Kashyap shares tips on how to plan the best vacations.

Tips for frequent fliers: VIP service at Heathrow, 3D headsets and more

Time is luxury. Heathrow's VIP service makes every moment count as it completes your immigration in a jiffy.
Whats In The newest pit stop

The newest pit stop

Gastronomica, which is situated on the Satya Paul, Benetton side of the market attempts to create a destination restaurant.

Restaurant review: Depot 29

Depot 29 is for foodies and music-lovers alike

Restaurant Review: Lutyens Cocktail House

The bar menu at LCH is quite simple and sophisticated but some of the dishes don't deliver.

Restaurant Review: Fio Cookhouse and Bar

With cocktails to match and great service, this is the place to head to when you want a meal and drink that make you feel good about life.

'I may own RFC, but I remain a small-town boy'

Rainforest Challenge founder Luis JA Wee on India's tryst with the joys of off-roading.

Restaurant review: Chi Ni at Dusit Devarana hotel in Delhi

The newest restaurant at the Dusit Devarana hotel in Delhi is modelled on Kai Mayfair, an establishment that finds favour with wealthy Indians when they travel overseas.
Food Fitness guru Rahul Dev gives you tips to work out at home

Fitness guru Rahul Dev gives you tips to work out at home

Who says great abs are only made in the gym? Fitness guru Rahul Dev reveals how you can sculpt the perfect physique without leaving the comfort of your den.

Diet watch: 6 ways you can stay cool this summer

If you are a busy executive who is always on the go, here are the top ways to stay cool this summer.
Trends Games with social feature scoring heavily online

Games with social feature scoring heavily online

Games research company Newzoo forecasts that in 2015 mobile game revenues will zoom past those of console games for the first time.
Technology Micromax makes an affordable 49-inch 4K LED TV

Micromax makes an affordable 49-inch 4K LED TV

Micromax has rewritten the rulebook by making an affordable 49-inch 4K LED TV.

Huawei Honor 6 Plus is a premium, but expensive, smartphone

Huawei's Honor 6 Plus feels like a premium smartphone but is a little too expensive.
News New entrants gain foothold in Indian smartphone, TV market

New entrants gain foothold in Indian smartphone, TV market

A bunch of new entrants is gaining a foothold in the Indian smartphone and TV markets.
BT More How to click a selfie

How to click a selfie

With the big selfie revolution, there's no option but to look your best. Here's a primer on how to ace it.

Restaurant review: Paranda in Vivanta by Taj, Surajkund

Paranda in Vivaanta by Taj, Surajkund, offers memories on a plate
Features Start-up in focus: Employee transportation service provider MoveInSync

Start-up in focus: Employee transportation service provider MoveInSync

A band of three entrepreneurs- Deepesh Agarwal, Akash Maheshwari and Anuvrata Arora is trying to cash in on the growing demand for employee transportation services.

The ancient, climate-smart millet is back on our plates

Food security and nutrition concerns are putting an ancient, climate-smart grain back on our plates. Farm to fork, there's been a revival of interest in millet.

How LED is driving away darkness in power-starved India

The acronym LED expands to light-emitting diode. In Andhra Pradesh, though, it translates into a 63 per cent reduction in peak-time power deficit.

Brick-and-mortar retailers are going online to take on e-tailers

While Future Group has invested Rs 100 crore to spruce up its e-commerce strategy, Reliance promises 'convenience' with its online marketplace offering over 6,000 products.
Fashion 10 must-haves in any man's closet this summer

10 must-haves in any man's closet this summer

An established fashion powerhouse, a rising fashion designer and a famous fashion stylist get together to give you the 10 must-haves in any man's closet. This summer, get down to the basics.

Five ways you can be a smart online shopper

Nakul Bajaj, CEO of India's members-only luxury portal Darvey's, tells you how to buy it right online -
News Maker Net Neutrality debate: Are telcos hurting consumer interest?

Net Neutrality debate: Are telcos hurting consumer interest?

Vodafone India's P Balaji and MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar debate on Net Neutrality.

Internet users go all out against telecos for net neutrality

Though the issue had hit headlines even when services such as Skype were launched and the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) versus voice telephony debate generated a lot of heat, the latest round of this ideological war started in India in December 2014.
Columns 5 behavioural traits for you to excel professionally and personally

5 behavioural traits for you to excel professionally and personally

Creating a culture of excellence begins when you face the reality that your excellence may have been kidnapped. By first admitting it, you then can start to focus on the four tenets of excellence.
Focus Govt, RIL continue to fight over KG D6 gas price at the cost of national interest

Govt, RIL continue to fight over KG D6 gas price at the cost of national interest

The Krishna-Godavari Basin has again become the hotbed of action. The Modi govt has acted tough against Reliance Industries, opposing its demand for arbitration for a revision in gas price.

Unseasonal rain is expected to push up food prices

Unseasonal rain in March and April has destroyed rabi crops in various parts of the country. Crops over 106 lakh hectares - about 18 per cent of the area under rabi crops - have been damaged. This is expected to push up food prices.

Are carmakers prepared for changes in fuel pricing policy, diesel car ban?

Companies claim they didn't face a product mix dilemma even after petrol price deregulation in June 2010 led to a huge difference in the prices of petrol and diesel and consumers shifted large-scale to diesel cars.

Banks differ with RBI on approach to pricing loans

Borrowers often wonder why banks do not pass on benefits of repo rate cuts immediately. The RBI, too, would like faster rate transmission. But banks say it's easier said than done.

Rafale jet deal to boost Indian manufacturing in long run

India, say many experts, has a lot to gain from the deal in view of the IAF's depleting strength and promise of domestic manufacturing in the form of offsets, joint ventures and contracts for purchase of components.
Corporate Why it will not be easy to put the shine back into Essar Steel

Why it will not be easy to put the shine back into Essar Steel

The steelmaker is saddled with massive debt, posted heavy losses for four years in a row, and is operating at half its capacity.
Leadership Spotlight If there is change, be clear about the metrics: Adobe's Shantanu Narayen

If there is change, be clear about the metrics: Adobe's Shantanu Narayen

Successful companies have to keep reiterating the communication. That is one of the learnings. Overcommunicate where you are going, says  Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO of Adobe Systems.
Interviews Seeds have been sown for a millet revolution: MS Swaminathan

Seeds have been sown for a millet revolution: MS Swaminathan

The father of India's green revolution, Swaminathan is involved in the conservation and cultivation of millet. He tells Business Today why millet is important.
Corporate What companies offering shared services are doing to survive in India

What companies offering shared services are doing to survive in India

Share economy proponents have not given up and are banking on the fact that 65 per cent of India's population is below 35.
People People in news. Featuring: Nasim Zaidi, Nandan Nilekani, Ramalinga Raju and more

People in news. Featuring: Nasim Zaidi, Nandan Nilekani, Ramalinga Raju and more

People in news. Featuring: Nasim Zaidi, Nandan Nilekani, Ramalinga Raju and more.
Chiaroscuro Key developments to watch out for in the coming weeks

Key developments to watch out for in the coming weeks

Events to watch out for in the world of business in the coming weeks -

In news: Net neutrality, beef ban, Toyota expansion and more

Also, Japan has become the biggest foreign creditor to the United States government for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, toppling, China.
Editors note Modi govt's target for solar power by 2022 is colossal even by his standards

Modi govt's target for solar power by 2022 is colossal even by his standards

One of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biggest strengths is that he does not believe in incrementalism when he sits down to formulate policy. Even by his standards, though, the target for solar power by 2022 is colossal.
Letters Business Today readers' feedback on magazine's coverage

Business Today readers' feedback on magazine's coverage

Business Today readers share their feedback on the magazine's coverage.
CEIBS Case Study How China Lodging Group climbed up the country's hotel pyramid

How China Lodging Group climbed up the country's hotel pyramid

Having started with economy hotels in 2005, Ji Qi, Founder of the China Lodging Group, gradually brought in midscale and upscale properties into his portfolio. Growth has been phenomenal, and targets going forward are equally so.
Book Book review: My World with Rafiki by Biswajit Nag

Book review: My World with Rafiki by Biswajit Nag

With rich stories, Biswajit Nag's My World with Rafiki maps cultural diversity and its effect on business.

Book review: BOLD, by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

BOLD, by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler, is a crash course on entrepreneurship for anyone who wants to be challenged.