Alibaba zooms on trading debut
Alibaba raised a staggering $21.8 billion, achieving a market cap of $231.4 billion that catapulted it to the ranks of the 20 biggest companies in the US
Indian architect Alok Shetty among Time 'leaders of tomorrow'
Working with the Bangalore-based non-profit Parinaam Foundation, Alok Shetty designs homes for slum-dwellers whose makeshift houses flood during the heavy rains and become breeding grounds for multiple diseases
Datawind promises Rs2,000-Android phone with free internet by Diwali
If the Rs2,000-Android handset that bundles free data for life works out as planned, Datawind will play a major role in Narendera Modi government's Digital India initiative
Don't reappoint Mallya, advisory firms urge USL shareholders
Proxy advisory firm Institutional Investor Advisory Services has advised shareholders against the reappointment of chairman Vijay Mallya at United Spirits
Kharif crop output may see 7% shortfall due to poor monsoon
Kharif crops are usually sown with the beginning of the first rains in July, during the south-west monsoon season and are totally dependent on the quantity of rain water as well its timing
200 armed militants set to fish in troubled Kashmir waters: Army
The security forces have already foiled several attempts by the extremists to sneak into Kashmir Valley following the recent floods
 
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  The CMO survey: social media spending high, but impact difficult to prove
  Chief marketing officers from top companies expect to spend more than ever on social media, but many remain unsure how to demonstrate its impact on their businesses, a new survey reveals
  Implication of a Yes vote on the UK's civil service
  A Yes vote would see the UK civil service face its biggest test since since the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922, says noted British social scientist, Professor Perri 6, (he changed his name from David Ashworth to Perri 6 in 1983) from School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London
  "Rules of the game was a tongue in cheek title": Dr Sumit Chowdhury
  Dr Sumit Chowdhury, president, Reliance JioInfocom, and author of the book Rules of the Game, and an avid marathon runner and a cyclist who has several runs and long distance cycling trips to his credit, a musician and an artist, talks to Swetha Amit about learning to manage ones career as a game
  Real estate transactions go online
  In the last couple of years, real estate sector has seen the emergence of websites as a low-cost tool to connect buyers and sellers. By Advitiya Sharma, co-founder and marketing head, housing.com
  A sandwich is a sandwich even if the filling is different
  Ashwin Sanghi, entrepreneur and novelist talks to Swetha Amit talks about his latest book, Private India which he co authored with American thriller writer James Patterson
  Do we have a Right to Service?
  Maintenance is not considered a responsibility by most governmental institutions…Be it in the case of road construction, rail services, low-income housing and much more, says well-known quality consultant Suresh Lulla, founder and mentor, Qimpro Consultants
  Don't flirt with rural marketing
  Doyen of rural communications and marketing, R V Rajan, founder, Anugrah Madison Advertising, talks to Swetha Amit about his new book Don't Flirt with Rural Marketing, and what it takes for companies to enhance their sustainability in the rural markets
  Who is running the show?
  In the days ahead the new government will face a multitude of internal contradictions, pressures from self-interest groups, and events outside its control within the country and outside, says senior journalist and political commentator Kumar Ketkar
  Climate change and air pollution will combine to curb food supplies: study
  Ozone and higher temperatures can combine to reduce crop yields, warns a new study from MIT. By David L. Chandler,  MIT News Office
  A New York techie returns to aid Indian organic cotton farming
  Apurva Kothari, worked with Fortune 500 companies in the US, before starting No Nasties, an organisation that designs 100-per cent organic T-shirts. The increasing rate of farmer suicides in India propelled him to return to India to work with the farmers directly. In this interview, with Swetha Amit, Kothari talks about his journey as an entrepreneur, organic clothing and his future plans in generating support for this movement.
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