Business Today Archive August 8, 2010 Issue

Edition: August 8, 2010

Cover Story

Going with the grain

Conglomerates as well as smaller players backed by dollops of private equity are investing big bucks in processing food and taking it to the consumer.
If you are window-shopping for a Ulip, here are some of the essentials you should consider.
The sector's rapid growth has not meant that the financially excluded are better off.
Editor's Note
India is a land of plenty. It is also a land of plenty of waste. If you suffer Malthusian nightmares of the Great Unfed Billions, think of the food we produce that we don't even consume.
Vicky Ward has written a thriller on how the rot set in and destroyed an icon, says Josey Puliyenthuruthel.
Leadership Spotlight
Here is a small Q&A with Vineet Nayar,CEO, HCL Technologies.
Sikkim is making sports betting legal in India for the first time but the odds of the multi-billion dollar business spreading to other states are slim.
Since the Green Revolution, there haven't been too many breakthroughs in Indian agriculture, barring BT cotton; however, the spread of best-in-class agricultural practices can be of help.
Infrastructure, manufacturing and telecom sectors are on a roll, reveals a BT-TeamLease survey.
Here is what our readers has to say about our stories.
As India Inc. spreads abroad, it is sending its home-grown talent to take charge.
High definition is the new boy in TV town and BT recommends that you invest in an HDTV set-top box.
Here is a take on people, places and products doing the rounds these days.
Case Study
India's No. 1 carmaker Maruti has proved marketing purists wrong by successfully managing multiple brands in similar price points.
Last fortnight, a solarpowered aircraft, Solar Impulse, completed a pioneering 24-hour nonstop flight and landed safely at an airbase near Berne, the Swiss capital.

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