Issue Dated 12 January 2015

Cover Story

Fashion & Function

It’s a veritable race out there. Companies are scrambling to stand up and be counted. Is the ‘wearables’ phenomenon just a fad or here to stay?
Fashion & Function

It’s a veritable race out there. Companies are scrambling to stand up and be counted. Is the ‘wearables’ phenomenon just a fad or here to stay?

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

Columns

bound together:

Oil’s Well To Stop Binging

Falling oil prices offer a chance to cut spending on fossil fuels and invest in alternative energy
Oil’s Well To Stop Binging

Falling oil prices offer a chance to cut spending on fossil fuels and invest in alternative energy

Full story will be available on 22-Dec-2014

comment:

Time For Auf Wiedersehen

After a decade of being a columnist, it is now time to say thank you and goodbye. Till we meet again
Time For Auf Wiedersehen

After a decade of being a columnist, it is now time to say thank you and goodbye. Till we meet again

Full story will be available on 22-Dec-2014

Jottings

jottings:

Toeing The Congress Line

WPI down for fifth month in a row; stalemate at climate talks; and more
Toeing The Congress Line

WPI down for fifth month in a row; stalemate at climate talks; and more

Full story will be available on 23-Dec-2014

Jottings Plus

jottings plus:

Is It Time To Pack Up?

On 15 December, Reliance Capital announced that it had signed a ‘definitive agreement’ to sell Reliance Media Works’ (RMW) 252 Indian screens to the south-based Carnival Cinemas
Is It Time To Pack Up?

On 15 December, Reliance Capital announced that it had signed a ‘definitive agreement’ to sell Reliance Media Works’ (RMW) 252 Indian screens to the south-based Carnival Cinemas

Full story will be available on 23-Dec-2014

jottings plus:

Different Strokes

It will be interesting to see the extent to which Modi will consider the suggestions that came from the chief ministers
Different Strokes

It will be interesting to see the extent to which Modi will consider the suggestions that came from the chief ministers

Full story will be available on 23-Dec-2014

jottings plus:

The Spectrum Conundrum

The pressure will be on Idea Cellular and Vodafone to retain spectrum
The Spectrum Conundrum

The pressure will be on Idea Cellular and Vodafone to retain spectrum

Full story will be available on 23-Dec-2014

Transit Lounge

transit lounge:

‘Data Behaviour Changing In India’

Lars Boilesen, chief executive officer of Opera Software talks to BW’s Anup Jayaram on how the company monetises in India
‘Data Behaviour Changing In India’

Lars Boilesen, chief executive officer of Opera Software talks to BW’s Anup Jayaram on how the company monetises in India

Full story will be available on 23-Dec-2014

Ad Verbatim

verbatim:

Quotable Quotes

What Vishal Sikka, Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, among others, said
Quotable Quotes

What Vishal Sikka, Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, among others, said

Full story will be available on 23-Dec-2014

Global Scan

globescan:

Dragon In Retreat

Activity in China’s factory sector is down; More trouble for Uber; Apple wins antitrust trial; and more
Dragon In Retreat

Activity in China’s factory sector is down; More trouble for Uber; Apple wins antitrust trial; and more

Full story will be available on 23-Dec-2014

Marketing & Advertising

impromptu:

Making An Emotional Connect With India

An ad blitzkrieg proclaiming German airline Lufthansa as “more Indian than you might think”. Is Lufthansa finally trying to fight the Gulf carriers’ domination of Indian skies? Chitra Narayanan caught up with Wolfgang Will, director, South Asia, Lufthansa Passenger Airlines to find out
Making An Emotional Connect With India

An ad blitzkrieg proclaiming German airline Lufthansa as “more Indian than you might think”. Is Lufthansa finally trying to fight the Gulf carriers’ domination of Indian skies? Chitra Narayanan caught up with Wolfgang Will, director, South Asia, Lufthansa Passenger Airlines to find out

Full story will be available on 24-Dec-2014

research radar:

Going Direct

Going Direct

Full story will be available on 24-Dec-2014

ad infinitum:

Riding On SRK’s Star Pull

In the 30-second commercial created by McCann Erickson, Shah Rukh weaves in a dash of romance by saying “You should always look good"
Riding On SRK’s Star Pull

In the 30-second commercial created by McCann Erickson, Shah Rukh weaves in a dash of romance by saying “You should always look good"

Full story will be available on 24-Dec-2014

Editor's Note

editors letter:

When Sci-Fi Turns Sci-Fact

Find out how Indian techies are faring in the treacherous, ‘device-a-minute’ world of wearables
When Sci-Fi Turns Sci-Fact

Find out how they are faring in the treacherous, ‘device-a-minute’ world of wearables

Full story will be available on 24-Dec-2014

In Depth

Corporate:

Kiss Your Handyman Goodbye

With easy-to-use power tools, manufacturers are tapping into the fast-growing DIY market
Kiss Your Handyman Goodbye

With easy-to-use power tools, manufacturers are tapping into the fast-growing DIY market

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

CORPORATE:

RIL's New Business Pangs

What is holding back growth at the country’s largest private sector company?
RIL's New Business Pangs

What is holding back growth at the country’s largest private sector company?

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

technology:

Flights Of Fancy

Globally, drones are being put to commercial use. Indian skies could also see more of these flying objects if some startups crack the cost and tech barriers
Flights Of Fancy

Globally, drones are being put to commercial use. Indian skies could also see more of these flying objects if some startups crack the cost and tech barriers

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

healthcare:

Getting The Formula Right

A handful of path lab chains is the cynosure of all eyes in an otherwise unregulated sector
Getting The Formula Right

A handful of path lab chains is the cynosure of all eyes in an otherwise unregulated sector

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

technology:

Smart Style

Will services give Indian companies the edge they are looking for in the wearables game?
Smart Style

Will services give Indian companies the edge they are looking for in the wearables game?

Full story will be available on 27-Dec-2014

Start Up/ Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship:

Pig To Plate

Arohan Foods, the country’s first pork integrator, aims to put more of the protein on Indian plates without skimping on quality
Pig To Plate

Arohan Foods, the country’s first pork integrator, aims to put more of the protein on Indian plates without skimping on quality

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

The Social Media Scan

the social circuit:

And Now, Moving Selfies

We have had innumerable marketing campaigns around selfies — from Century Ply’s ‘Felfie’ to the more recent ‘Woolfie’ from Raymond
And Now, Moving Selfies

We have had innumerable marketing campaigns around selfies — from Century Ply’s ‘Felfie’ to the more recent ‘Woolfie’ from Raymond

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

The Last Page

The Last Page:

Just A Drop In The River

Just A Drop In The River

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

People In The News

In The News:

Test Of Abenomics

Shinzo Abe, B. Ramalinga Raju, Madan Mitra and more
Test Of Abenomics

Shinzo Abe, B. Ramalinga Raju, Madan Mitra and more

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

After Hours

apps:

Apps For All

Browse through art, conduct a snap poll, organise your Gmail, update your location and stay fit, with our selection of apps
Apps For All

Browse through art, conduct a snap poll, organise your Gmail, update your location and stay fit, with our selection of apps

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

gadgets and gizmos:

The Sound Of Music

While all three gadgets are top-notch when it comes to design, they don't necessarily increase your listening pleasure
The Sound Of Music

While all three gadgets are top-notch when it comes to design, they don't necessarily increase your listening pleasure

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

entertainment:

Life Before Adulthood

The coming-of-age theme has fascinated filmmakers for decades. Here's our pick of some of the best by Lena Saha
Life Before Adulthood

The coming-of-age theme has fascinated filmmakers for decades. Here's our pick of some of the best by Lena Saha

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

lifestyle:

Shaken And Stirred

This New Years' eve wow your guests with these unique cocktails
Shaken And Stirred

This New Years' eve wow your guests with these unique cocktails

Full story will be available on 27-Dec-2014

Bookmark

Library: Lead Review:

Benefits Of Learning

What makes 'Creating a Learning Society' an essential reading for those to the right or the left of the economic spectrum is its precision, honesty and humility, writes Laveesh Bhandari
Benefits Of Learning

What makes 'Creating a Learning Society' an essential reading for those to the right or the left of the economic spectrum is its precision, honesty and humility, writes Laveesh Bhandari

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

Library: Book Review:

Television Studies

News and the news channels have been quite distinctive of India’s television culture with the proliferation of news channels in the 1990s, Rakesh Batabyal writes
Television Studies

News and the news channels have been quite distinctive of India’s television culture with the proliferation of news channels in the 1990s

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

Library: Book Review:

Attention Management

Graham Alcott's book focuses primarily on clearing the clutter in our life
Attention Management

Graham Alcott's book focuses primarily on clearing the clutter in our life

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

Library: Book Review:

City Biographies

Atlas of Cities is a guide to the global hubs that shape our lives in an increasingly interconnected world
City Biographies

Atlas of Cities is a guide to the global hubs that shape our lives in an increasingly interconnected world

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

The Numbers Game

Defence:

Private Power

With the government pushing for a reduction in imports and indigenisation of defence procurement, the private sector is slowly but surely stepping up
Private Power

With the government pushing for a reduction in imports and indigenisation of defence procurement, the private sector is slowly but surely stepping up

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

In Conversation

in conversation:

‘India Has Potential For High Economic Growth’

The Princeton professor sees a fresh start to US-India relations with Narendra Modi getting elected as prime minister
‘India Has Potential For High Economic Growth’

The Princeton professor sees a fresh start to US-India relations with Narendra Modi getting elected as prime minister

Full story will be available on 25-Dec-2014

Personal Wealth

employement:

Pick Your Paymasters

Freelancing websites offer a viable option to supplement your income. They match your skills with market needs. But it is crucial to understand the nitty-gritty before you jump in
Pick Your Paymasters

Freelancing websites offer a viable option to supplement your income. They match your skills with market needs. But it is crucial to understand the nitty-gritty before you jump in

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

Case Studies

case study:

Analysis: Implants, Fitment And Life

Physicians should collaborate with the implant company to ensure that patients get the best, says Dr Praneet Kumar
Analysis: Implants, Fitment And Life

Physicians should collaborate with the implant company to ensure that patients get the best, says Dr Praneet Kumar

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

case study:

Analysis: Failproofing Healthcare

Create and maintain a culture of accountability at an ecosystem level, says Vineet Kapoor
Analysis: Failproofing Healthcare

Create and maintain a culture of accountability at an ecosystem level, says Vineet Kapoor

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

case study:

Case Study: Tools Of The Trade

“Fake drugs are more deadly than terrorism. Terrorism killed 65,000 people in the past 40 years, while fake medicine killed 200,000 people in China in one year alone” (adapted) — Interpol’s Secretary-General Ronald Noble
Case Study: Tools Of The Trade

“Fake drugs are more deadly than terrorism. Terrorism killed 65,000 people in the past 40 years, while fake medicine killed 200,000 people in China in one year alone” (adapted) — Interpol’s Secretary-General Ronald Noble

Full story will be available on 26-Dec-2014

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