The Z Factor

The Z Factor

May 21, 2016

The Z Factor: My Journey as the Wrong Man at the Right Time, published by HarperCollins Publishers India, is the autobiography of media mogul Subhash Chandra, the promoter of Essel/Zee Group of Companies. The memoir, written in association with Pranjal Sharma, charts Chandra's

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Brightly flows the river

Brightly flows the river

May 18, 2016

The Phoenix and Palladium malls, which her family own, may epitomise consumerism, but Amla Ruia, wife of Ashok Ruia, prefers to devote her time and resources to those who need her expertise and energy. MARWAR meets the altruist to find out more about

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The Rags-to-Riches Story of Ramkrishna Dalmia

The Rags-to-Riches Story of Ramkrishna Dalmia

Apr 21, 2016

It was a twist of fate that launched Ramkrishna Dalmia on the road to success, glory and fame, and it was again the hand of destiny that left him with fragments of the massive industrial empire he had built from nothing. In between

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Crackling Chemistry

Crackling Chemistry

Apr 21, 2016

Vishal and Swati Jajodia are hand-in-glove with each other to deliver responsible medication and better healthcare, especially for diseases that are orphaned, ignored or neglected. MARWAR meets the duo to find out more about their work and life.

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Home is where the Art is

Home is where the Art is

Apr 18, 2016

Known as the ‘Kota queen’, with a deep understanding of the weave that was developed over the last 16 years, Vidhi Singhania sees herself as a revivalist of the Indian handloom first, and then as a designer. She has been a member of

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Redefining Resilience

Redefining Resilience

Mar 17, 2016

When Dilip Piramal, the executive chairman of VIP Industries Ltd, took over the business in 1973, the sales figure was R50 lakh. Under his able leadership, the company became the market leader with the current market capital being R1,500 crore. We meet Dilip,

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Scaling Greater Heights

Scaling Greater Heights

Mar 17, 2016

Novotel Kolkata, winner of the Best Debut and Best Design and Architecture Award for 2014, symbolises the growth trajectory that the Salarpuria Sattva Group has achieved in just two-and-a-half decades, and the rise of Apurva Salarpuria, the dynamic scion of the prolific real

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Dr Desh Bandhu Gupta: Self-made billionaire

Dr Desh Bandhu Gupta: Self-made billionaire

Jan 18, 2016

Dr Desh Bandhu Gupta, founder of Lupin Limited, ranks #14 among India’s richest. However, rankings don’t mean much to Dr Gupta, who, now 78, believes in the ‘dharma of karma’ and is ever ready to take up new projects and social causes that

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The Clarion Call of Kashi

The Clarion Call of Kashi

Dec 15, 2015

The story of Padma Shri Awardee Bimla Poddar is a classic case of woman proposing and God disposing. She may have made plans to spend her advanced years quietly on the banks of the Ganges in the holy town of Kashi, but Baba

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Riding High

Riding High

Dec 15, 2015

Riding High

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