Business Today Archive April 17, 2011 Issue

Edition: April 17, 2011

Cover Story

The new face of Indian business

The new face of Indian business

Thirteen years ago, BT compiled a list of 50 top business families. If a similar list is compiled today, it would have a host of names that had not been heard of then.
If your employer is planning to grant you employee stock ownership plans, or ESOPs, along with your regular bonus, increment or promotion, this is a good time to understand this complex incentive.
Editor's Note
A worldwide debate is raging about the risks of nuclear power. Even if the Indian government's audacious plan for a necklace of reactors takes shape, we will derive only five per cent of our energy needs from nuclear plants by 2050.
Deal Watch
Biggest business deals in the past 30 days (*February 15 to March 14)
The book explains the history of the West and why the West is history, says Srivatsa Krishna.
He spent the last few years in exotic locales such as Borneo, Phuket, Auckland and Kuala Lumpur managing properties. Now, 38-year-old Australian Shaun Langdon is in India with a tough job in hand.
Leadership Spotlight
Chairman of SRF Ltd Ltd Arun Bharat Ram talks about his leadership style.
This year's India Today Conclave featured thought leaders from around the world.  BT interviewed those who had something interesting to say about business and economy.
BT More
A budget carmaker tries its hand at luxury while a luxury carmaker goes the other way. Welcome to the genre-hopping world of Maruti Suzuki and Toyota.
Professor at the Centre for Policy Research Bharat Karnad says certain nuclear aspects of the Fukushima Daiichi disaster in Japan have a bearing on the fanciful power generation schemes that have been taken up by the Manmohan govt.
The current pool of patent agents is way too small to meet the demand, says Manu Kaushik.
Your cover story Making 500 Million People Employable (April 3) has accurately highlighted the various aspects of the compelling responsibility of shaping the skill dimensions of Indians, writes B Rajasekaran from Bangalore.
Ways in which IT can be made less damaging to the environment.
A booming economy means big business for premium kitchen brands, says Anumeha Chaturvedi.
Tightening of interest rates was required, but the time may have come for a pause, says the former Director General of the National Council of Applied Economic Research.
Executive Health
Jet-setters need to guard against deep vein thrombosis, says Rahul Sachitanand.

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