Garnered: Over 2.03 lakh bookings by Tata Nano, deliveries of which will begin in July. At Rs 95,000 per car booked for the base model, plus the 6.1 lakh booking forms sold at Rs 300 each, Tata Motors has garnered around Rs 2,500 crore from the launch exercise.

Appointed: Naina Lal Kidwai, who was until now the CEO of HSBC in India, as the country head and chairperson of all HSBC Group companies in India.
Signed a deal between Sony and Google for making half a million copyright-free books available for Sony’s Reader device, a rival to the Amazon Kindle.
Hemant Mishr, Head (Global Markets, India), Standard Chartered Bank, spoke to BT’s Puja Mehra on the liquidity crunch and the high lending rates.

Ranked: Mukesh Ambani, CEO of Reliance Industries, as the third richest CEO by Forbes magazine, in a list of 10 wealthiest CEOs.
Recognised: Infosys, as one among the top 20 global companies in the prestigious “Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises” (MAKE) study, 2008.
Ratan Tata is voted as ‘India Inc.’s Most Powerful CEO’ by The Economic Times Corporate Dossier’s Most Powerful CEOs Survey.
Another stimulus from the government, which doesn’t seem enough.
Women are being wooed by the makers of tech toys like never before.