Issue Dated 09 March 2015

Cover Story

Primed And Ready

The government’s efforts to promote investment in the defence sector is welcome, but not necessarily game-changing. There are multiple areas that need attention
Primed And Ready

The government’s efforts to promote investment in the defence sector is welcome, but not necessarily game-changing. There are multiple areas that need attention

Full story will be available on 20-Feb-2015

This Is How It’s Done

A handful of Indian companies has kept the Make In India flag flying high. Three notable ones are Bajaj Auto, Trident and DRL. Lessons from their journey for Modi’s pet project...
This Is How It’s Done

A handful of Indian companies has kept the Make In India flag flying high. Three notable ones are Bajaj Auto, Trident and DRL. Lessons from their journey for Modi’s pet project...

Full story will be available on 21-Feb-2015

‘Don’t Have The Luxury Of Time’

The target group for skill development includes 12.8 million people who enter the labour market annually
‘Don’t Have The Luxury Of Time’

The target group for skill development includes 12.8 million people who enter the labour market annually

Full story will be available on 21-Feb-2015

Will It Be A Roaring Success?

The Make In India campaign is off to a good start. The government has gone beyond hype to actually facilitate conduct of business. But a lot more needs to be done on the ground
Will It Be A Roaring Success?

The Make In India campaign is off to a good start. The government has gone beyond hype to actually facilitate conduct of business. But a lot more needs to be done on the ground

Full story will be available on 21-Feb-2015

Make In India Is Mission Possible

The key to the success of this latest attempt at promoting industrial development lies in the success of the DMIC project, says Sanjay Baru
Make In India Is Mission Possible

The key to the success of this latest attempt at promoting industrial development lies in the success of the DMIC project, says Sanjay Baru

Full story will be available on 21-Feb-2015

Columns

Bound Together:

In A World Of Its Own

China is replicating its ‘Great Walls’ in the Internet space too, at the risk of going against globalisation to keep its leaders happy
In A World Of Its Own

China is replicating its ‘Great Walls’ in the Internet space too, at the risk of going against globalisation to keep its leaders happy

Full story will be available on 16-Feb-2015

Media Monitor:

AAP Wins, Exit Polls Lose

Election forecasts should be based on ‘reliable’ scientific enquiry
AAP Wins, Exit Polls Lose

Election forecasts should be based on ‘reliable’ scientific enquiry

Full story will be available on 17-Feb-2015

BLINDSIDE:

The Capital Strikes Back

The Delhi elections are a telling case study on how mindspace is won and lost
The Capital Strikes Back

The Delhi elections are a telling case study on how mindspace is won and lost

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

BEING HEALTHY:

How Not To Fall Ill

A strong immune system requires one to eat right, sleep well, exercise and de-stress
How Not To Fall Ill

A strong immune system requires one to eat right, sleep well, exercise and de-stress

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

THAT’S IT:

Tech On The Table

They’ve taken their time, but restaurants are now beginning to take customer experience up a notch with technology
Tech On The Table

They’ve taken their time, but restaurants are now beginning to take customer experience up a notch with technology

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Editor's Note

editor's letter:

The Big Opportunity

For the Make In India campaign to achieve any measure of success, what’s needed is national pride
The Big Opportunity

For the Make In India campaign to achieve any measure of success, what’s needed is national pride

Full story will be available on 17-Feb-2015

After Hours

gadgets:

Round And Smart

The Moto 360 is stylish and cool but expensive and not quite a must-have
Round And Smart

The Moto 360 is stylish and cool but expensive and not quite a must-have

Full story will be available on 17-Feb-2015

lifestyle:

Roman Delight

Michelin-star restaurant Imago in Rome not only combines great views with great cuisine but also offers a six-course vegetarian taster's menu
Roman Delight

Michelin-star restaurant Imago in Rome not only combines great views with great cuisine but also offers a six-course vegetarian taster's menu

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

book extract:

Reset Your Vision

Mid-career is a time to reassess your progress, and even choose a new path, says Partha Sarathi Basu
Reset Your Vision

Mid-career is a time to reassess your progress, and even choose a new path, says Partha Sarathi Basu

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

gadgets:

Pushing It To The Edge

Samsung takes its bendable screen tech and puts it to clever use on the Note Edge, making it smart and beautiful
Pushing It To The Edge

Samsung takes its bendable screen tech and puts it to clever use on the Note Edge, making it smart and beautiful

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

apps:

Wake Up Your Lock Screen

There is so much more you can do with your lock screen with our selection of apps
Wake Up Your Lock Screen

There is so much more you can do with your lock screen with our selection of apps

Full story will be available on 24-Feb-2015

The Last Page

last page:

Go Take A Hike

Head-hunters expect salaries to go up 10–11 per cent in 2015. Adjusted for inflation, the real hike could be around 3.5 per cent
Go Take A Hike

Head-hunters expect salaries to go up 10–11 per cent in 2015. Adjusted for inflation, the real hike could be around 3.5 per cent

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

People In The News

people in the news:

Diplomatic Gaffe

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Chetan Maini, Nawaz Sharif, and more
Diplomatic Gaffe

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Chetan Maini, Nawaz Sharif, and more

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

Bookmark

Library: Review:

Market Wisdom

The lion’s share of the stories here play out in the 1960s but the values and morals portrayed thereupon still hold good to the present day, says Nikhil Kamath
Market Wisdom

The lion’s share of the stories here play out in the 1960s but the values and morals portrayed thereupon still hold good to the present day, says Nikhil Kamath

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

Library: Review:

Executive Coaching 101

Sraban Mukherjee explores this attitudinal and behavioural approach to executive coaching in his book
Executive Coaching 101

Sraban Mukherjee explores this attitudinal and behavioural approach to executive coaching in his book

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

Library: Review:

Mind Versus Brain

Our minds only justify decisions that our subconscious has already made for us
Mind Versus Brain

Our minds only justify decisions that our subconscious has already made for us

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

Library: Lead Review:

Skill Up Stage-wise

Lidow, through this book, takes us through the various stages of building an enterprise and how founders can adopt skills required at each stage, says Kris Gopalkrishnan
Skill Up Stage-wise

Lidow, through this book, takes us through the various stages of building an enterprise and how founders can adopt skills required at each stage, says Kris Gopalkrishnan

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Global Scan

globescan:

Agree To Disagree

Greece, rest of EU fail to agree on bailout; Chinese inflation falls to 0.8%, and more
Agree To Disagree

Greece, rest of EU fail to agree on bailout; Chinese inflation falls to 0.8%, and more

Full story will be available on 18-Feb-2015

Jottings

Jottings:

Clear And Present Danger

Barack Obama's tax plan; RBI scheme for urban co-operative banks; Mastercard report on financial inclusion; and more
Clear And Present Danger

Barack Obama's tax plan; RBI scheme for urban co-operative banks; Mastercard report on financial inclusion; and more

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Jottings Plus

Jottings Plus:

Time To Bite The Bullet

Bank unions are to go on a four-day strike from February 25th after talks failed to close out the 10th Bipartite Wage Settlement
Time To Bite The Bullet

Bank unions are to go on a four-day strike from February 25th after talks failed to close out the 10th Bipartite Wage Settlement

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Jottings Plus:

Anatomy Of A Manifesto

Critics say the AAP government’s finances will collapse if it tries to act on its election promises
Anatomy Of A Manifesto

Critics say the AAP government’s finances will collapse if it tries to act on its election promises

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Ad Verbatim

verbatim:

Quotable Quotes

What Dick Costolo, Narendra Modi, Raghuram Rajan, among others, said
Quotable Quotes

What Dick Costolo, Narendra Modi, Raghuram Rajan, among others, said

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Marketing & Advertising

Standpoint:

How Data Made A Significant Difference In 2014

Data has changed everything today. From how we vote to how we buy to how we eat. Marketers can use data to understand their customers better and thus serve them better, says Anita Nayyar
How Data Made A Significant Difference In 2014

Data has changed everything today. From how we vote to how we buy to how we eat. Marketers can use data to understand their customers better and thus serve them better, says Anita Nayyar

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

ad infinitum:

Doing Right, Doing Good

Tata Capital has launched another leg to its ‘Do Right’ initiative, with the aim to spread the spirit of doing right
Doing Right, Doing Good

Tata Capital has launched another leg to its ‘Do Right’ initiative, with the aim to spread the spirit of doing right

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Research Radar:

Mobile In E-Commerce

The global e-commerce industry saw impressive growth in 2014 with goods and services worth $1.5 trillion bought by shoppers via desktops, tablets and smartphones
Mobile In E-Commerce

The global e-commerce industry saw impressive growth in 2014 with goods and services worth $1.5 trillion bought by shoppers via desktops, tablets and smartphones

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Sliced 'N' Diced:

Adding Up

After splurging close to Rs 12,000 crore on ICC broadcasting rights, Star Sports pins its hopes on advertisers in the current edition of the World Cup Down Under and on India’s (the defending champion) performance
Adding Up

After splurging close to Rs 12,000 crore on ICC broadcasting rights, Star Sports pins its hopes on advertisers in the current edition of the World Cup Down Under and on India’s (the defending champion) performance

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

The Social Media Scan

The Social Circuit:

Now Chat On Twitter

Twitter's launch of group messaging; Facebook’s mobile advertising business; and more
Now Chat On Twitter

Twitter's launch of group messaging; Facebook’s mobile advertising business; and more

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Personal Wealth

wealth:

Order Up

A will is the best love note that you can leave behind for your near and dear ones. And now making a fail-safe will is just a click away
Order Up

A will is the best love note that you can leave behind for your near and dear ones. And now making a fail-safe will is just a click away

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

In Conversation

in conversation:

‘A Global Patents Regime Only Holds Advantages’

WIPO chief Gurry believes India has no reason to fear the Patent Cooperation Treaty
‘A Global Patents Regime Only Holds Advantages’

WIPO chief Gurry believes India has no reason to fear the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

Case Studies

case study:

Analysis: Time To Bungee Jump

Acceptance transforms the mind, begins to remove fear and opens new possibilities, says Subhabrata Ghosh
Analysis: Time To Bungee Jump

Acceptance transforms the mind, begins to remove fear and opens new possibilities, says Subhabrata Ghosh

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

case study:

Analysis: The Monster Of Choice

Choice is a new phenomenon; some are getting used to it while others are appalled at what is happening, says Kaushik Gopal
Analysis: The Monster Of Choice

Choice is a new phenomenon; some are getting used to it while others are appalled at what is happening, says Kaushik Gopal

Full story will be available on 19-Feb-2015

case study:

Case Study: Let Me Dream Again

“If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.” — Tony A. Gaskins Jr, life coach
Case Study: Let Me Dream Again

“If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.” — Tony A. Gaskins Jr, life coach

Full story will be available on 20-Feb-2015

In Depth

banking:

Will Payment Banks Work Here?

The rush for licences notwithstanding, there are serious questions regarding their viability in a country like India
Will Payment Banks Work Here?

The rush for licences notwithstanding, there are serious questions regarding their viability in a country like India

Full story will be available on 21-Feb-2015

real estate:

In A Bear Grip

The residential realty market is yet to see a pick-up. Unsold stocks are on the rise. Strangely, so are prices
In A Bear Grip

The residential realty market is yet to see a pick-up. Unsold stocks are on the rise. Strangely, so are prices

Full story will be available on 21-Feb-2015

BW Events

urban conclave:

Building Urban India The Smart Way

The best minds in areas like urban planning, housing, transport and infrastructure debate the way forward
Building Urban India The Smart Way

The best minds in areas like urban planning, housing, transport and infrastructure debate the way forward

Full story will be available on 21-Feb-2015

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