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August 2017
We are building the most essential infrastructure for every young Indian: Ambani

We are building the most essential infrastructure for every young Indian: Ambani

Mukesh Ambani, CMD of Reliance Industries, spent five years perfecting his pet project, Reliance Jio, for launch. And in September, after investing Rs 2.5 lakh crore and many hours at work, he unveiled the fourth-generation (4G) mobile service amid much fanfare. In the first of a three-part interview, Ambani talks to T. Surendar about his plans for Jio and how he believes technology will change our lives. Edited excerpts:

Moet’s new crush

Moet’s new crush

Moët Hennessy is choosy about where it sets up its wineries. Outside of France, it has opted for Argentina, the U.S., and Australia. Next in line: India. Will Moët’s entry put the country on the global wine map?

July 2017
BPL thinks out of the box  

BPL thinks out of the box  

After years in the wilderness, the legacy brand is back. But this time it isn’t making TV and washing machines from scratch. Instead, it’s assembling them as part of a new asset-light strategy.  

Flush with cash

Flush with cash

Since it recalled a dividend 14 years ago, Shree Cement has become a solid company by focussing on cost leadership and conservative accounting.

June 2017