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India’s 40 richest wealth drops 60 pc; Mukesh Ambani is richest Indian

By exchange4media News Service | Nov 13, 2008

The combined net worth of India’s 40 richest has taken a 60 per cent nosedive. Their total wealth is now $139 billion, down from $351 billion a year ago, according to the latest Forbes Asia India Rich List. These are painful times for India’s tycoons. The country’s once soaring stock market fell 48 per cent in the past year, the rupee depreciated 24 per cent against the dollar, and GDP growth is expected to slow by at least a percentage point, in part owing to double-digit inflation.

KK Birla: A legend is gone

By exchange4media News Service | Sep 01, 2008

KK Birla was perhaps among the last of a generation of Indian industrialists who knew Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, and always believed that it was the duty of industry to contribute to the task of nation-building. Along with another legendary second-generation industrialist, late JRD Tata, Birla had co-authored what is called the ‘Bombay Plan’ that outlined the role of business and the government in building a nation.

Idea Cellular effects ‘world’s biggest single city launch’ in Mumbai

By Nitin Sharma | Aug 22, 2008

Mumbai has become the 12th service area to form part of the Idea Cellular campaign, that is being claimed as the world’s biggest ever single city launch, encompassing an initial network of over 1,000 sites and an ad-spend of over Rs 800 crore. Idea’s footprint now crosses over 70 per cent of India’s mobile telephony market.

NDTV to announce ‘Indian of the Year’ on January 17

By exchange4media News Service | Jan 15, 2008

NDTV is all set to reveal the ‘Indian of the Year’ at a ceremony in Delhi on January 17. The ‘NDTV Indian of the Year’ award salutes people who have helped build brand India while excelling in their field of expertise. This year’s nominees include APJ Abdul Kalam, Sania Mirza, Indira Nooyi, Azim Premji and Mukesh Ambani, mong others.

Tata is Best Corporate Brand, Narayana Murthy Most Admired Business Leader: Brand-comm study

By exchange4media Chennai Bureau | May 15, 2006

Final year students from top B-Schools have said that Infosys honcho N R Narayana Murthy is their ‘Most Admired Business Leader’. The fifth annual B-school survey conducted by Brand-comm also finds that Tata is the ‘Most Admired Corporate Brand’.

Zee Astitva Awards recognise exemplary women

By exchange4media News Service | Apr 19, 2005

Women who had made their mark in different walks of life were felicitated at Zee Astitva Awards in Mumbai. Sushmita Sen won the Zee Woman of the Year Award.

“The empires of future are the empires of the mind”, Winston Churchill’s famous quote serves as the background of Business Today’s launch of The New Visions special issue

By exchange4media News Service | Mar 26, 2002

It seems that Media brands are increasingly utilizing events to build their brand salience with their subjects, their readers and their advertisers. Business Today’s “ The New Visions” 50 essays by India’s top CEOs was launched yesterday in the capital.