March 2010
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As analysts say rising demand for Internet display ads will begin paying off for Google in 2010, one asks: "Is this a $10 billion business?"Google CEO Eric Schmidt hinted in July that display advertising would probably be the next of his company's businesses to generate $1 billion in sales. Analysts say 2010 is the year he'll deliver on that prediction...
With more users accessing social networking sites from mobile phones, Facebook could redefine communications by issuing its own smartphone.Facebook is clearly leading the pack in the mobile Internet race. In December—in Britain alone—it racked up 5 million mobile users, against 4.5 million for all of Google's sites combined...
The Economic Times : February 05, 2010:Even as money managers across the world are showing signs of aversion to risk,emerging markets, including India, remain the best destinations for investments, feels Jan Straatman, chief investment officer (CIO), ING Investment Management...

The Aamir Khan-starrer 3 Idiots is also expected to be available on YouTube soon, according to producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra. YouTube could become a showcase for Bollywood movies if Studio 18’s experiment with its latest film Striker catches on...

7 Indian Brands in Top 500

Wal-Mart retains the No. 1 spot; Tata heads the 2009 list among Indian firms, followed by Reliance and SBI. A list prepared by UK-based Brand Finance ranking the top 500 global brands of 2009 features seven Indian companies, of which three are new entrants...

Top of the mind Ad  Survey  | No Zoozoos; Colgate  shows its  teeth

The survey, conducted by Synovate India and supported by ad monitoring firm TVAdIndx, covered 759 respondents from high-income groups--257 in New Delhi, 250 in Mumbai and 252 in Bangalore...


New Delhi: Food and beverages major PepsiCo India is in the process of launching its own café outlets in New Delhi and four other cities by the end of the year...

MUMBAI: Eros Music Publishing, part of Eros International, and EMI Music Publishing have entered into a strategic partnership to create new opportunities for the companies’ songwriters...
Mumbai: Anand Mahindra, the vice-chairman & managing director of Mahindra Group, was today named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009...


On a short fuse.South Asia’s big rivals prepare to talk. Another bomb goes off.In the 15 months since Pakistani militants launched a three-day assault on Mumbai, India has been largely terror-free...

The 2009 victory of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was the first time since 1962 that an Indian prime minister was elected to a second five-year term...
New Delhi: In two years, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, which comes under the Ministry of Environment and Forests and being constructed over a 9,000-sq mt plot at Aliganj in Delhi, will be showcased as the government’s drive to set up green buildings...

Rendezvous with Personalities

Padma Shri K Viswanath

By Jyothi Gosala
Popularly known as K. Vishwanath, is a Telugu movie maker whose contributions have been significant to Indian films from the Telugu film industry. He was born in the South Indian city of Vijayawada in 1930...


Brand India

From a 'developing nation' just two decades back, India, today, has emerged as one of the decisive nations shaping the contours of the world economy. Consistently charting a growth path over the last few years, Brand India is an idea whose time has truly arrived...

Media & Entertainment

Media & Entertainment

The Indian media and entertainment (M&E) industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Its various segments—film, television, advertising, print and digital among others—have witnessed tremendous growth in the last few years...


The Delhi Games planned on an unprecedented scale

By Rita Payne
UK Chair of the Commonwealth Journalists Association, reflects on Queen’s Baton Relay, the curtain-raiser to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi this year.The Commonwealth Games taking place in the Indian capital from Oct 3 to 14, 2010 represent another opportunity for India to make a mark on the world stage...

The Age of the Asian Consumer : How to build a Sustainable Value Chain

If the rest of the world were to adopt a European lifestyle, the resources of two and a half planets would be needed to support consumption.As the emerging middle class in Asia seeks to consume more products and services, what will be the future business model for manufacturers and retailers?...



Book  Review : Imagining  India - Nandan Nilekani

Imagining India: Ideas for the New Century by Nandan Nilekani is a book full of ideas. Leaders like Mr. Nilekani show us the way and when they share their views about modern, changing India and fill it with anecdotes, a young patriot like me can only ‘read on...

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