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Nov 08, 2015
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Food Eat well to stay in top form

Eat well to stay in top form

Here's how you can follow a diet plan that's simple and completely balanced.

Restaurant review: Dude Food

While Holy Smoke does not look impressive at first glance and is almost like a warehouse space with minimal decor, the food elevates its status.

Restaurant review: Simply Sushi

Simply Sushi comprises a small island which works as an open kitchen, with comfortable stools placed along it for easy dining.

Top five wine myths debunked

The plethora of unquestioned truths concerning how wine should be enjoyed and its effects on those who dare to indulge in it still plague the contemporary wine-drinkers.
Culture "Understand your brand and stay true to it"

"Understand your brand and stay true to it"

Samrath Bedi, Executive Director, Forest Essentials India, talks to BT More about the brand's ethos, journey so far and what it takes to become an entrepreneur in a crowded marketplace.

'The luxury market in india is discerning'

Karoline Huber, Brand Director for Middle East and India, IWC Schaffhausen, on her love for watches and how to choose them.

Tips on how to embrace both the ups and downs

Founder and CEO of Sulekha.com Satya Prabhakar shares ten ways to stay calm, focused and in control of your work and personal life.

Here's what you should know to reap Yoga benefits

Through generations, yoga has come to the rescue with its time-tested methods. Yoga has offered solace and comfort, and a path to fitness and well-being.
Travel Fly the Porsche incentive

Fly the Porsche incentive

Privileged Lufthansa fliers can now rent a Porsche at the Frankfurt airport and explore the city in style.

Stay in touch when globe trotting

Gone are the days of penning letters or cutting calls short because of sky-high costs. The internet has opened up a daring new universe of staying in touch - from anywhere.

India is the new darling of Asia, says Singapore Airlines GM David Lau

David Lau, GM of Singapore Airlines, India, on luxury travel, the Indian business class traveller and why the world loves India.
Features Have launched schemes to boost MSME sector: Kalraj Mishra

Have launched schemes to boost MSME sector: Kalraj Mishra

The union minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises explains why this sector remains at the core of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make In India initiative.

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Focus The Cracks Are Showing

The Cracks Are Showing

The RBI has clamped down on yet another state-owned bank, Indian Overseas Bank. The bank has seen its capital adequacy plunging below 9%, NPAs ballooning to over 10 per cent and return on assets taking a hit, sliding below 0.25%.

Low tax collections may force government to cut expenditure

The government had expected a 16.5 per cent increase in overall tax collections over the revenue generated in 2014/15. However, the growth, so far, has been just over 12 per cent.

TRAI-ing Hard

Trai is expecting that penalising the companies will force them to shape up. It is finding a solution to the call drop menace by working on symptoms rather than the disease.
Trends Soon, we may move to wordless communication on social media

Soon, we may move to wordless communication on social media

Long form may be trending in traditional media, but on social networks, brevity rules. Soon, we may move to wordless communication going by the amount of investment social platforms are making in developing emoticons.
Fashion How to pull off the semi-formal look at work

How to pull off the semi-formal look at work

If your entire look is basic and simple, socks can be the much-needed fun addition.

Tips on how you can upgrade your style this season

The most multi-purpose of all casual wear, polo t-shirts go with jeans, linen pants and trousers with complete ease.
Top Most Valuable Companies in India 2015 Towards A Digital Future

Towards A Digital Future

 The company also enjoys the industry best employee metrics and is expected to continue its growth at a brisk pace on the back of its digital initiative.
Products To the moon and back

To the moon and back

The King Gold version is a lavish affair with a case that's polished and satin-finished in the brand's proprietary gold-mixed with a pinch of platinum.

Top Shop

From fashion to gadgets, the best things money can buy
Book Mastering Silos

Mastering Silos

Silos are rife in organisations. This book gives lessons on breaking through the structural fog that clouds a company's vision.

Prescriptions for Food Security

The book offers timely advice for safeguarding the future of agriculture.
Event Events to look forward to in coming days

Events to look forward to in coming days

Events to look forward to in coming days
Editors note Crunching the Numbers

Crunching the Numbers

Unlike last year, the top 50 had no less than nine companies that had seen their market cap erode. The top 10 list alone had three companies whose average market capitalisation was lower than what they enjoyed in the same period last year.
Chiaroscuro upfront

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People who made news this week-
FROM THE MAG Virtual Reality promises tech giants a veritable new world

Virtual Reality promises tech giants a veritable new world

Virtual Reality has existed for decades, but there's a new sense of enthusiasm among tech giants promising a veritable new world.
People Peoplebusiness

Peoplebusiness

Newsmakers: Featuring Sudheendra Kulkarni, Angus Deaton, Dilip Chenoy and others.
Letters Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Business Today readers' feedback on the magazine's coverage
Leadership Spotlight 'Our goal is to offer great value every day'

'Our goal is to offer great value every day'

Swedish retailer H&M that has bravely come in on the single brand FDI route waiting two years for approval, could not have asked for a better opening in India. Chitra Narayanan catches up with its CEO Karl-Johan Persson-