Monthly Archives: January 2008

Book Review: It Happened In India

It Happened in India: The Story of Pantaloons, Big Bazar, Central and the Great Indian Consumer is the autobiography of Kishore Biyani, written with the help of Dipyaman Baishya. Kishore Biyani is highly regarded as the retail king of India. He is known as Kishoreji or KB among his employees, friends and family. The book [...]

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Book Review – Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World

Bill Clinton’s new book Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World is an inspiring book which chronicles extraordinary and innovative efforts of a number of individuals and organizations working towards a single goal – building a better world. Few people and organizations covered in the book are already world famous and few of [...]

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World’s cheapest car from India – Tata unveils its one lakh car

Today, Ratan Tata, the present Chairman of the Tata Group has unveiled the world’s cheapest car “Tata NANO – The People’s Car from Tata Motors” priced at one lakh Indian rupees or 2500$ at the current exchange rate. Thousands of middle class families in India dream of owning a car. This is the day to [...]

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Book Review: Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

John Wood’s book ‘Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children‘ is his own story about leaving corporate world to start his own non-profit organization ‘Room to Read‘. This book is full of inspiration, emotions, business strategies, entrepreneurship and human values. A proof of the power of one individual [...]

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Startup Interview: FlipKart founder Binny Bansal

I am really glad to publish my first ever interview on this blog. I have got a chance to interact with the founders of a new web startup company ‘FlipKart‘. FlipKart is an online book store primarily serving Indian consumers. I am one of the very first consumers and I have ordered over a dozen [...]

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