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  • Den Networks appoints S N Sharma as CEO Jul 20, 2016 07:58 AM IST

    Den Networks appoints S N Sharma as CEO

    Commenting on the development, DEN Networks Chairman and MD Sameer Manchanda said, "Under his able leadership, Den will scale greater heights in times to come. Den's cable TV partners and associates are all geared up to work in perfect coordination to adopt new systems and technologies for better monetisation of investments."

  • Singapore Indian chamber plans business mission to AP Apr 28, 2016 12:42 PM IST

    Singapore Indian chamber plans business mission to AP

    It will be a joint mission by SICCI and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) as a follow up to a number of successful Singapore ventures in India in June, including the master plan of Andhra Pradesh's new capital city of Amaravati.

  • Offices without bosses? Achievable, says book by IIM Prof Jun 10, 2015 08:23 PM IST

    Offices without bosses? Achievable, says book by IIM Prof

    According to Ram Mohan, the inability to harness employee talent, outsized executive pay, and ineffective boards have become all too pervasive today and threaten the very existence of companies

  • Inflation Jan 28, 2015 07:00 PM IST

    Inflation

    Thanks to fall in international commodity prices, inflation has come down in Indian economy. However more steps are required in this direction.

  • Capital market reforms Jan 28, 2015 06:47 PM IST

    Capital market reforms

    Empowerment of market regulators can be the first step in the direction of capital market reform, since a vibrant capital market is necessary to propel business growth.

  • Subsidies Jan 28, 2015 06:43 PM IST

    Subsidies

    As the fall in crude oil prices have set the stage right for a cut in subsidies, government has taken steps in the right direction by opting for direct benefit transfer.

  • PSU Bank reform Jan 28, 2015 06:36 PM IST

    PSU Bank reform

    PSU banks may see a sea change in near future as steps such as letting banks decide their hiring policies, infusing capital or tackling wilful defaults.

  • Tax reform Jan 28, 2015 06:29 PM IST

    Tax reform

    Government has made definite progress on the goods and services tax (GST) and it will be rolled out from April 1, 2016.

  • Jobs Jan 28, 2015 06:25 PM IST

    Jobs

    the economy needs to create 12 million jobs every year only to keep up with the youth that are entering the workforce.

  • Ease of doing business Jan 28, 2015 06:24 PM IST

    Ease of doing business

    Finance Minister may announce single window clearances for sectors such as real estate, or even allow automatic FDI in others.

  • Infrastructure Jan 28, 2015 06:15 PM IST

    Infrastructure

    Government need to increase spending on infrastructure because higher growth can be achieved only after addressing weak infrastructure issue.

  • Divestment Jan 28, 2015 06:11 PM IST

    Divestment

    The government had intended to raise about Rs 58,000 crore through the fiscal (Rs 43,000 through stake dilution in state-run companies and another Rs 15,000 crore by stake sale in in private companies where government has a stake)

  • Fiscal consolidation Jan 28, 2015 06:07 PM IST

    Fiscal consolidation

    Finance Minister should not care so much about the deficit. He should instead use the reverse method: borrow and spend more to boost growth.

  • A Never Before World: Demystifying middle class consumer Jan 24, 2014 05:28 PM IST

    A Never Before World: Demystifying middle class consumer

    Rama Bijapurkar an author speaks to Storyboard about her new book A Never Before World.

  • Book review: Eliot Spitzer's capitalist manifesto Jul 18, 2013 11:06 AM IST

    Book review: Eliot Spitzer's capitalist manifesto

    The book portrays Spitzer as theorist, politician and lawyer, a man who can develop a big vision of what society should be, link it to nitty-gritty policy minutiae, and deliver it.

  • Doing what is right: The Crisil Story Feb 04, 2013 03:00 PM IST

    Doing what is right: The Crisil Story

    What started off as India's first credit rating agency, twenty-five years later has turned into a Rs 8 billion global analytical company providing ratings, research and risk and policy advisory services.

  • 'Boats on Land': Folkloric traditions from the northeast Oct 28, 2012 03:42 PM IST

    'Boats on Land': Folkloric traditions from the northeast

    Janice Pariat often wanted to interweave the mundane and the surreal, the apparent reality of daily life with the folkloric and her debut book of stories attempts to portray the way in which many different "realities" co-exist in the northeast, from where she hails.

  • Book Talk: A new generation heads for Treasure Island Aug 09, 2012 02:36 PM IST

    Book Talk: A new generation heads for Treasure Island

    Writer Andrew Motion, England's former poet laureate, is taking a new generation of readers back to "Treasure Island" in his latest book, which follows the characters from Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure.

  • Book Talk: Urvashi Gulia debuts with road trip tale Jul 05, 2012 11:40 AM IST

    Book Talk: Urvashi Gulia debuts with road trip tale

    A television reporter walks out of the newsroom after a spat with her boss, setting out on an impulsive road trip that eventually puts her life back on track.

  • Book Talk: Former Peace Corp volunteer finds Africa changed Jun 28, 2012 02:50 PM IST

    Book Talk: Former Peace Corp volunteer finds Africa changed

    A former Peace Corps volunteer who views his time in Malawi in the 1960s as the highlight of his life goes back when his marriage falters, only to find the southern African country he remembers has unraveled through poverty and AIDS, or perhaps never existed.

  • Book Talk: The good and the bad of modern India Jun 14, 2012 02:40 PM IST

    Book Talk: The good and the bad of modern India

    The cryptic title of Akash Kapur's book, "India Becoming," is deliberately ambiguous

  • Book Talk: John Grisham on America's summer sport Apr 19, 2012 02:36 PM IST

    Book Talk: John Grisham on America's summer sport

    Bursting into the US national baseball consciousness in the summer of 1973, a rookie named Joe Castle endears himself to spectators and opposing teams as he smashes records while maintaining his own small town sense of wonder with the game.

  • Book Talk: A tale of love and loss, sisters and secrets Feb 23, 2012 05:40 PM IST

    Book Talk: A tale of love and loss, sisters and secrets

    "Forgotten Country," Catherine Chung's debut novel, weaves Korean folklore and a host of linked and opposing pairs Korea and the United States, North and South Korea, American born children and their immigrant parents, two very different sisters into a spare, haunting tale of loss, yearning and discovery.

  • Got white girl problems? Babe Walker does, too Feb 18, 2012 03:20 AM IST

    Got white girl problems? Babe Walker does, too

    Babe Walker, Twitter's snarky, self-obsessed socialite has produced the definitive guide on how to deal with life's trivial issues in a new novel out this month.

  • Book Review: Storming the World Stage Feb 16, 2012 04:35 PM IST

    Book Review: Storming the World Stage

    Stephen Tankel's book provides one of the most detailed accounts of Lashkar-e-Taiba

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