All is fair in love and war

Mindtree Limited is an IT and outsourcing company based in Bengaluru. Founded in 1999 by the high-profile business author Subroto Bagchi and nine others who had exited from WIPRO, the company employs about 20,000 and has an annual dollar turnover of USD 846 million. The company shot into the limelight

Chennai Super Kings – great start

Heat wave sets in The Indian summer is yet to descend in its full glory. As mercury levels begin to rise, many places in Chennai have been declared ‘drought-hit’. According to the sources at the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai, heat stress is likely to occur in the interiors of Tamil

Chennai Metro moves ahead

The other day I took a Rs 100 ticket to commute from the Airport to Central to Washermanpet to Airport. The last stretch took me all of 35 minutes, which is impossible if I were to travel by car whether in dense traffic or otherwise. The various stations are however

You are being watched!

With the increasing crime rate in Chennai, the Police have decided to install CCTV cameras across the city to curb crimes. As a part of the “Third Eye” campaign initiated two years ago by Commissioner Dr A K Viswanathan, Chennai police have installed 2.5 lakh cameras at about every 50

Swiggy wants more on its plate

Swiggy is acquiring Uber Eats in what can turn out to be the forerunner to interesting times in the food-ordering business. Yeh Dil Maange More has become a widespread phenomenon. Now, India’s second largest food-tech startup, the Bengaluru-based Swiggy, wants more on its platter. So it is in the final phase

The Titan world…

The Madras Management Association hosted Vinay Kamath’s book release on Titan Industries. T K Balaji, B Santhanam, L Ramkumar and Bhaskar Bhat - all alumni of IIM-A, discussed the book. Vinay, an Associate Editor with The Hindu Business Line, is known for his insights into the corporate world. He has delved

Sailing strong…

L&T Shipbuilding Ltd at Kattupalli near Chennai has been set up jointly by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and TIDCO in two phases. After Colombo and Singapore, Kattupalli will be the third major international destination for ship repairs in the Indian Ocean region. The shipyard is fully functional from June 2015. “The

Will it deliver happy days?

The draft e-commerce policy is wrongly addressing a slew of things. It needs to bring in corrections before it is too late. India signed into the e-commerce super-highway along with the rest of the world in the 2000s that transfigured the way commercial transactions happen. For sure, its fundamentals were laid

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