But nothing sticks in public memory more than his most recent avatar -
Ajay Piramal, the investor. The
contrarian, who is placing big bets on businesses ranging from financial
services to healthcare on one hand, and drug discovery and realty on
Getting past Splendor, the world's largest-selling two-wheeler
between 2001 and 2015 is no mean feat, especially if we consider that
the scooter category was all but given up for dead a few years ago and
most firms decided to focus on motorbikes.
The iOS 10 brings in some much needed changes; refreshing and still familiar. The new Raise to Wake feature changes the way we interact with the lock screen. A new lease of life has been added to the left side of the lock screen where a page full of widgets has been added.
Will the start-up be able to maintain low burn rates with growing
competition in the marketplace model? Today, a holidayer can go to a
large offline agent like Cox & Kings; he can also go to an online
player like MakeMyTrip.
Business confidence levels show marginal improvement as companies believe that the government is taking concrete measures to boost the economy, finds the latest Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey.
Perceived as a panacea for India's convoluted tax structure, GST is
designed to subsume taxes on production, sales and services - ranging
from services tax, entertainment, luxury and purchase tax to excise
duty, value-added tax, central sales tax and entry, or octroi, taxes.
In fact, relatively high costs of 3G data packs and patchy
services have not really caught the fancy of the masses. There are just
over 100 million users in the six years since the launch of 3G services.
Now, the early adopters of 4G have also been a section of 3G
Ajay Piramal was just 29 when he had to suddenly take charge of the
family textile business. His elder brother Ashok Piramal had passed
away, and Ajay was left with the task of running the group's flagship
Morarjee Gokuldas Spinning & Weaving Mills in 1984.