Issue Dated 11 August 2014

Cover Story

In The Fast Lane

Despite all odds, some Indian companies managed to record phenomenal growth
In The Fast Lane

Despite all odds, some Indian companies managed to record phenomenal growth

Full story will be available on 25-Jul-2014

Setting The Pace

Tata Consultancy Services shot up from the 11th position last year to the top of the list this year
Setting The Pace

Tata Consultancy Services shot up from the 11th position last year to the top of the list this year

Full story will be available on 25-Jul-2014

Fuelling Success

GAIL India has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Yet, India’s leading gas transporter has notched up a four-year net sales growth of 23.1%
Fuelling Success

GAIL India has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Yet, India’s leading gas transporter has notched up a four-year net sales growth of 23.1%

Full story will be available on 25-Jul-2014

Inching Ahead

To improvements in production, the upswing in prices of refined products and higher export earnings due to an appreciating dollar have helped the company perform better
Inching Ahead

To improvements in production, the upswing in prices of refined products and higher export earnings due to an appreciating dollar have helped the company perform better

Full story will be available on 25-Jul-2014

Against All Odds Indians can take heart from the fact that while the national football team did not come anywhere close to making the cut, an Indian IT company certainly did!
Against All Odds

Indians can take heart from the fact that while the national football team did not come anywhere close to making the cut, an Indian IT company certainly did!

Full story will be available on 26-Jul-2014

Not All Gas In a business where demand is huge and rising but supply is limited, Petronet sources 7.5 mt of gas from RasGas in Qatar and another 2.5 mt annually from across the world
Not All Gas

In a business where demand is huge and rising but supply is limited, Petronet sources 7.5 mt of gas from RasGas in Qatar and another 2.5 mt annually from across the world

Full story will be available on 26-Jul-2014

Steeling A March Though domestic demand for steel stayed low in the past 3-4 years, JSW continued to add capacity
Steeling A March

Though domestic demand for steel stayed low in the past 3-4 years, JSW continued to add capacity

Full story will be available on 26-Jul-2014

Persistence Pays Cairn India is among the top 20 global independent exploration and production companies, with a market capitalisation of $10 billion
Persistence Pays

Cairn India is among the top 20 global independent exploration and production companies, with a market capitalisation of $10 billion

Full story will be available on 27-Jul-2014

Shining Through The last four years have been a story of high growth — an average of 54.81 per cent
Shining Through

The last four years have been a story of high growth — an average of 54.81 per cent

Full story will be available on 27-Jul-2014

On A Farm Footing Escorts has seen its tractor volumes going up by 8.9 per cent to 100,833 units in FY2014, as compared to 92,543 in March 2013
On A Farm Footing

Escorts has seen its tractor volumes going up by 8.9 per cent to 100,833 units in FY2014, as compared to 92,543 in March 2013

Full story will be available on 27-Jul-2014

Road To Success For IRB — good days are ahead, if it plays its cards right
Road To Success

For IRB — good days are ahead, if it plays its cards right

Full story will be available on 28-Jul-2014

Express Route JIL has a target of building more than 27,000 homes, with 107 million sq. ft already under construction
Express Route

JIL has a target of building more than 27,000 homes, with 107 million sq. ft already under construction

Full story will be available on 28-Jul-2014

Adapt To Grow The company has charted a growth strategy for the next five years. With the agreement with Huntsman coming to an end by year-end, Metroglobal plans to re-enter the field
Adapt To Grow

The company has charted a growth strategy for the next five years. With the agreement with Huntsman coming to an end by year-end, Metroglobal plans to re-enter the field

Full story will be available on 29-Jul-2014

Sunny Side Up The company is now expanding into other verticals like rooftop solar projects
Sunny Side Up

The company is now expanding into other verticals like rooftop solar projects

Full story will be available on 29-Jul-2014

A Mixed Bag The company plans to manufacture advanced intermediaries and set up a new plant for API production with a capital expenditure of Rs 33 Cr
A Mixed Bag

The company plans to manufacture advanced intermediaries and set up a new plant for API production with a capital expenditure of Rs 33 Cr

Full story will be available on 29-Jul-2014

Measure Of Speed The ranking of India’s fastest growing companies is based on the average of the last four years’ year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in net sales
Measure Of Speed

The ranking of India’s fastest growing companies is based on the average of the last four years’ year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in net sales

Full story will be available on 30-Jul-2014

Rankings
Rankings

Full story will be available on 30-Jul-2014

Case Studies

case study:

Analysis: What An Idea, Sirji!

In one stroke, Muruganantham transformed the female hygiene industry
Analysis: What An Idea, Sirji!

In one stroke, Muruganantham transformed the female hygiene industry

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

case study:

Analysis: Learning From Muruga

There are some fascinating leadership traits that stand out in this man
Analysis: Learning From Muruga

There are some fascinating leadership traits that stand out in this man

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

case study:

Case Study: The Game Changer From Pappanaicken Pudur

“...from childhood I know no human being died because of poverty — everything happens because of ignorance...” - A. Muruganantham
Case Study: The Game Changer From Pappanaicken Pudur

“...from childhood I know no human being died because of poverty — everything happens because of ignorance...” - A. Muruganantham

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

Transit Lounge

interview:

‘Adopt New Tech Or Perish’

Karlheinz Brandenburg, director, Fraunhofer Institute of Digital Media Technology, spoke to BW’s Vishal Krishna on sound compression technology
‘Adopt New Tech Or Perish’

Karlheinz Brandenburg, director, Fraunhofer Institute of Digital Media Technology, spoke to BW’s Vishal Krishna on sound compression technology

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

Columns

comment:

It's All Up To Disinvestment

The numbers are dicey. Meeting a tough deficit target depends hugely upon money from disinvestment
It's All Up To Disinvestment

The numbers are dicey. Meeting a tough deficit target depends hugely upon money from disinvestment

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

bound together:

A Herb For All Cures

Aadhaar is tailor-made for the kind of clean, accountable e-government that Narendra Modi seeks
A Herb For All Cures

Aadhaar is tailor-made for the kind of clean, accountable e-government that Narendra Modi seeks

Full story will be available on 23-Jul-2014

that's it:

Blaming The Bottle

When does using technology get labelled as addiction? And in doing so aren’t we ignoring some real problems?
Blaming The Bottle

When does using technology get labelled as addiction? And in doing so aren’t we ignoring some real problems?

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

People In The News

in the news:

Delayed Action

Mukesh Ambani, Warren Buffet, B.Ramalinga Raju and more
Delayed Action

Mukesh Ambani, Warren Buffet, B.Ramalinga Raju and more

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

After Hours

LIBRARY: BOOK REVIEW:

Essentialism: The Disciplined

The only exception is that the book is wordy and somewhat repetitive though it is only 246 pages long and can easily be read in a day, says Srikanth Velamakanni
Essentialism: The Disciplined

The only exception is that the book is wordy and somewhat repetitive though it is only 246 pages long and can easily be read in a day, says Srikanth Velamakanni

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

BOOK REVIEW:

Book Review: Accelerate

The book is a pithy read and not a winding one allows it to maintain the momentum and keep the reader engaged, says Debabrata Mukherjee
Book Review: Accelerate

The book is a pithy read and not a winding one allows it to maintain the momentum and keep the reader engaged, says Debabrata Mukherjee

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

LIBRARY: BOOK REVIEW:

Book Review: Launch!

This book is best used as a way to kick-start your thought process around setting up a new business or speed up your existing one, says Mohit Charnalia
Book Review: Launch!

This book is best used as a way to kick-start your thought process around setting up a new business or speed up your existing one, says Mohit Charnalia

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

afterhours:

Finding Feet In Paris

Explore the city of love with guided walking tours
Finding Feet In Paris

Explore the city of love with guided walking tours

Full story will be available on 23-Jul-2014

gadgets and gizmos:

Class For Less

Not quite the HTC One M8, but the Desire 816 is good value with some of HTC's signature features
Class For Less

Not quite the HTC One M8, but the Desire 816 is good value with some of HTC's signature features

Full story will be available on 23-Jul-2014

apps:

For Your Delight

Capture colour schemes, become knowledgeable about wines or turn your mobile into a security camera
For Your Delight

Capture colour schemes, become knowledgeable about wines or turn your mobile into a security camera

Full story will be available on 23-Jul-2014

The Last Page

THE LAST PAGE:

Adding Spice

Adding Spice

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

Editor's Note

editors letter:

The Masters Of Growth

If you really drilled deep into the corporate results database, you would find a handful of companies in different industries that had not slowed down at all
The Masters Of Growth

If you really drilled deep into the corporate results database, you would find a handful of companies in different industries that had not slowed down at all

Full story will be available on 22-Jul-2014

Special Report

BUDGET 2014: OVERVIEW:

Big Message

Arun Jaitley’s maiden Budget hits the bull’s eye
Big Message

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

BUDGET 2014:

Win Some, Lose Some Me

Respite for the salaried class; no such luck for corporate India
Win Some, Lose Some Me

Respite for the salaried class; no such luck for corporate India

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

BUDGET 2014:

Big Spends

Booster dose for many of the big welfare projects
Big Spends

Booster dose for many of the big welfare projects

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

BUDGET 2014:

What States Got?

The Budget has something for most states
What States Got?

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

BUDGET 2014:

Farm Focus

The agriculture sector gets a healing touch
Farm Focus

The agriculture sector gets a healing touch

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

BUDGET 2014:

Coming: Nightmare On Bank Street

The banking sector takes a back seat in the Budget
Coming: Nightmare On Bank Street

The banking sector takes a back seat in the Budget

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

BUDGET 2014: COLUMN:

More Hits Than Misses

A lot is good about the Modi government’s Budget but it failed to address the retrospective tax issue
More Hits Than Misses

A lot is good about the Modi government’s Budget but it failed to address the retrospective tax issue

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

PERSONAL WEALTH: BUDGET:

For A Rainy Day

Here’s how the Budget helps you save for future, smartly
For A Rainy Day

Here’s how the Budget helps you save for future, smartly

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

Marketing & Advertising

marketing and advertising:

India's Millenials Are Collective Individuals

India's Millenials Are Collective Individuals

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

marketing and advertising:

Bridging The Gap

There is a renewed focus on north-east from the Indian ad filmakers
Bridging The Gap

Full story will be available on 24-Jul-2014

marketing and advertising:

‘The Days Of Channel First Are Over’

Guy Hearn’s designation says it all. He is chief innovation officer at What’s Next, Omnicom Media Group. The Singapore-based ad professional’s job is to expand the group’s understanding of consumer and planning in the APAC region. Excerpts from an interview with Businessworld’s Chitra Narayanan
‘The Days Of Channel First Are Over’

Guy Hearn’s designation says it all. He is chief innovation officer at What’s Next, Omnicom Media Group. The Singapore-based ad professional’s job is to expand the group’s understanding of consumer and planning in the APAC region. Excerpts from an interview with Businessworld’s Chitra Narayanan

Full story will be available on 25-Jul-2014

In Conversation

IN CONVERSATION:

‘One-Stop Solutions’

NTT Com is gung-ho about India. Competition poses no worry as it is confident of its pricing and range of services
‘One-Stop Solutions’

NTT Com is gung-ho about India. Competition poses no worry as it is confident of its pricing and range of services

Full story will be available on 25-Jul-2014

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