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Off-Shoring As a Value-Creator

So far, Indian firms have been below the radar. But now that they are bigger, and also visible thanks to the politicians going after them, the lawyers are moving in.

Socio-cultural Changes Cheer India’s Wine Market

Spread over three days and across sprawling grounds, the wine festival offered Bangaloreans an opportunity to understand the basics of wine, varietals, wine tasting and food pairing. There was also grape stomping, musical concerts, a fashion show, a display of vintage automobiles, a flea market and food stalls.

Can Telemedicine Alleviate India’s Health Care Problems

“There’s a huge, unmet health care need in our rural hinterlands. The challenge is to make health care affordable for the masses....”

India’s Education Dividend

Education can be the only leveler. It is the means to bridge the huge divide that exists between religious groups, castes and regions.

Aseema’s Value-Driven Education

Education can be the only leveler. It is the means to bridge the huge divide between religious groups, castes and regions.

Snapping a Deal

When you have nothing to show — no product, no customers, nothing — you have to do something.You have to sell your dream.

Recharging Indian Industries

A new manufacturing policy seeks to turbocharge Indian manufacturing.

Igniting India’s Dating Scene

"Immediately, the sights, smells and sounds just hit you. I’ve done a lot of traveling in my life, [but] nothing really compared to the entirely different world that India is."

Mining Data From Fashion

"There is a graveyard full of similar companies that did not get pricing, seeding and subsidizing decisions right."

Floating Entrepreneurs

Critics ridicule the project as a cheap publicity stunt.

Indians Fuel America’s Growth

Nearly half of America’s top 50 venture-funded companies have immigrant founders, and Indians top the list.

Dow Caves on Olympic Branding

Dow owns Union Carbide, the company that owned and ran a pesticide plant in Bhopal, where a gas leak in 1984 killed thousands of people in the world’s worst industrial disaster.

The Vanity Deal

Why Indian firms are on a buying spree.

What Mumbai’s Dabbawalas Know That its Taxi Drivers Don't

Does India have the resources, structures and innovation to meet the challenges of the coming decade?

Saving Capitalism from Capitalists

We may be headed for a fairly long economic downturn, Far from improving, Western economies could slide into a double dip recession. We could be sitting on a powder keg, which will explode.

$10 Million Bail for Rajat Gupta

Rajat Gupta is accused of giving Galleon's Raj Rajaratnam insider information on Proctor & Gamble and Goldman Sachs in 2008 and 2009 in civil and criminal complaints unsealed today.

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India’s Luxury Market

Unlocking consumers’ taste for the finer things.

The Changing Indian Business Landscape

Does India have the resources, structures and innovation to meet the challenges of the coming decade?

Raj Rajaratnam Sentenced to 11 Years

Galleon Fund's Raj Rajaratnam is sentenced to 11 years in prison, fined $10 million and ordered to forfeit almost $54 million.

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The Decline and Fall of the American Empire

The American Century, proclaimed so triumphantly at the start of World War II, will be tattered and fading by 2025, its eighth decade, and could be history by 2030.

Janaagraha

Curbing corruption through citizen empowerment.

Spam Nation

Nearly 1 in 7 spam messages originate in India, according to report by Kaspersky Lab. Malicious attachments, often designed to steal users’ financial date, were

Amul Whipped Up Over Mayonnaise

India’s largest food brand Amul is suing Hindustan Unilever for ads that promote its mayonnaise product as being “better than butter.”

$99 Pepper Tablet

The tablet features an 800-megahertz processor, 256 RAM, 4GB memory and works both on wireless Internet and 3G networks.

Million Job Vacancies in India

People with specialised knowledge are few and there are many other lucrative offers from the private sector.

Half of Indians looking for a change

Around two-third of workers under the age of 24 are seriously considering leaving their current job, the survey found.

$25 Million Judgment

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has won a $24.6 million default judgment against Deep Shah, a fugitive in the Galleon insider trading case.

India Third Largest GDP by 2025

India could have the world’s third largest GDP by 2025 if its present growth rate holds, according to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

BPO Sector Exempt from Data Rules

The $14-billion Indian BPO industry has been exempted from tough new data protection rules introduced by the government.

No Bites at Buffet

Warren Buffett insurance debut in India is sputtering. The company, which introduced online auto insurance policies in March, sold just 30 policies monthly between April to July.

Lists for Fools

The richest people and companies — such as Fortune magazine’s list of the world’s largest companies or the world’s richest — are atleast based on measurable criteria of wealth, and even they hit and miss, because not all assets are in accessible public databases.

My Summer at an Indian Call Center

Lessons learned: Americans are hotheads, Australians are drunks — and never say where you’re calling from.

Indian Exports to Top $300 Billion

India is aiming to top $300 billion in exports in the current fiscal year.

Serving it Hot

Will food channels whet the appetites of Indian television viewers?

2011 Feels Like 1980 Again

Casting a glance back at how India appeared to the outside world just a few months ago is rather like looking at grainy footage of yesteryear: a booming economy, IT whiz-kids making waves all over the globe, top ranking in international Test cricket, the ICC Cricket World Cup in the bag, Bollywood on the roll.

Gurgaon: Corporate City

The once backwater village in Haryana is now littered with the campuses and offices of major multinational corporations of every stripe and industry.

Global Remittances

India topped global remittances again this year with $53.1 billion in inward remittances in 2010.

Emerging Global Retail Markets

India ranks as the fourth strongest emerging global retail market, according to A T Kearney, a global management consulting company.

Green Light

Retail behemoths Wal-Mart, Tesco and Carrefour are set to secure approval for setting up majority-owned stores in India.

Largest Indian Companies

Eight Indian companied, led by India Oil, have made Fortunes list of the world’s 500 largest companies

Opulence Lost

Opulent Lite Investment Manager Neil Godbole lived large as the fund was imploding, but has scaled back after it liquidated.

Infosys

Signaling a bullish outlook, Infosys, India’s second largest IT company after Tata Consultancy Services, says it plans to hire 45,000 new employees this year.

Hot Java

Capturing India’s percolating coffee market.

Healthy Business

Will medical tourism be India’s next big industry?

Payroll Kickback

An Indian American couple who fled to India has been indicted in what Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for Manhattan, dubbed “one of the

Climate Controlled

The company is set to launch a consumer line of wear, including jackets, shoes, scarves, gloves and elbow packs.

Infosys Scrutinized

The company is accused of exploiting business visitor visas, which are intended for visitors to attend meetings, conferences or install specialized equipment.

Gilded Gods

Do unregulated temples of God really serve a higher purpose.

Strauss-Kahn Reveals Frustration In E-mail To IMF

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned last week as head of the International Monetary Fund in the face of sexual assault charges, told the fund's staff of his "profound sadness and frustration in having to leave under these circumstances" in an e-mail obtained by CNN.

BRiefs: Dakshina

Pandit received $16.5 million in stock and options and a $6.65 million cash payment from the company’s profit-sharing program for top executives.

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