Energy is something we’ve taken for granted for long. Not anymore. As India participates in the two-week-long Copenhagen Climate Change Summit, we tell you how you can start acting now.
Global brands for less is what eBay India Global EasyBuy is all about, writes Radhika Pancholi.
Hospitality the world over has one key ingredient—serve with a smile. But today, you need a lot more to make it in the world of hotel management.
The generation next sure knows its mind and its wallet says the eighth edition of Cartoon Network’s survey on children’s lifestyle titled New Generations.
When actor Gurmeet Chaudhary proposed to his reel-life patni Debina Bonnerji on a reality show, reports Radhika Pancholi.
Apna Bollywood has its own set of Tarantino fans who are looking forward to Inglourious Basterds. They are people who have been inspired by Tarantino’s movies at various stages in their careers. Here’s what three Bollywood filmmakers have to say about Quentin Tarantino...
Love him or hate him, but Quentin Tarantino’s movies have inspired directors to take the unbeaten path. With Inglourious Basterds,
his latest offering, releasing across the world today, we tell you all about the man and his movies.
India has got talent and Standard Chartered Bank understanding this plans to take a dip into this pool to help it scale up its operations in the Indian as well as global markets, reports Radhika Pancholi.
Remember the politician rendered speechless by a man having tea when he is asked for his qualifications to run the country? Tata Tea’s first round of its “Jaago Re...” brand campaign was a very strong wake up call to get people to do something positive, such as vote and do it responsibly.
Call it the RBI insistence on financial inclusion, the need for foreign banks to be the do-gooders or cashing in on the wealth in the smaller cities have left them largely unharmed due to the slowdown.
Never bite off more than you can chew—Shraddha (32) and her banker husband live by this rule, which is probably why the couple are relatively debt-free despite servicing a home loan and a car loan — not to speak of their credit card bills. Radhika Pancholi reports.
Two respectable agencies, credit rater CRISIL and the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy signalled on Monday that a shortfall in monsoon rains seemed set to hit agricultural output, in turn affecting GDP growth, industrial demand and inflation. Radhika Pancholi and Devraj Uchil report.
If you happen to bank with a public sector bank, you are likely to be using the Internet and the ATM network more than usual for the next two days — and the clearance of your cheques would likely get delayed anyway.
An aggressive lending rate coupled with a high cost of deposits have seen the State Bank of India’s (SBI) retail business bleeding, probably for the first time ever, in the first quarter of this financial year.
2008 was particularly bad for Shoppers’ Stop, which posted a net loss of Rs 24 crore in the first quarter of 2008-09. Radhika Pancholi and Saurabh Turakhia report.
Real estate developers have begun to increase property prices in some pockets of Mumbai like Ghatkopar, Thane and Andheri, after emerging unscathed from a severe liquidity crunch.
The growth strategies of Aditya Birla Financial Services Group (ABFSG), which spans life insurance, private equity, mutual funds and secured lending, have paid off in the last two years.
Now here is another reason to opt for an environment-friendly green building over run-of-the-mill brick and mortar structures. Banks such as State Bank of India (SBI) are offering special loan rates for green buildings, reports Radhika Pancholi.
You no longer have to wait three working days for your bank to clear local cheques. The Reserve Bank of India has asked all banks to credit such cheques the day they are sent for clearing or the next day at the latest, reports Radhika Pancholi.
State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman O P Bhatt's strategy of regaining market share has led to the bank decisively becoming the largest retail lender, overtaking ICICI Bank, report Radhika Pancholi & Rajendra Palande.