Business Today Archive May 10, 2015 Issue

Edition: May 10, 2015

Cover Story

Can govt achieve 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022?

Can govt achieve 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022?

The prime minister wants to increase solar power capacity 30 times in seven years. His 100 GW target is bigger than anything attempted by anyone anywhere in the world. Is it realistic?

Editors note
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.
News Maker
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.
Book
BOLD, by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler, is a crash course on entrepreneurship for anyone who wants to be challenged.
People
People in news. Featuring: Nasim Zaidi, Nandan Nilekani, Ramalinga Raju and more.
Leadership Spotlight
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.
Trends
Games research company Newzoo forecasts that in 2015 mobile game revenues will zoom past those of console games for the first time.
Features
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.
BT More
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.
Columns
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.
Letters
Business Today readers share their feedback on the magazine's coverage.
Corporate
Share economy proponents have not given up and are banking on the fact that 65 per cent of India's population is below 35.
Technology

Huawei's Honor 6 Plus feels like a premium smartphone but is a little too expensive.

Focus
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.
Chiaroscuro
Also, Japan has become the biggest foreign creditor to the United States government for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, toppling, China.
CEIBS Case Study
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.

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