Sony gets 10

What was to happen among the sports TV channels has finally happened. Zee TV sold its bouquet of sports channels under the TEN Sports umbrella to Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) for $385 million. According to industry watchers, this was a move in the pipeline for a while. Overall, it […]

The tea way of life

From a public relations executive in Mumbai, to a tea lady in Los Angeles, USA, Ami Bhansali has found her calling. Coming from a family that owns tea estates in the Nilgiri Hills of southern India, Ami launched Chai Diaries, a brand of specialty teas, in the American retail market […]

A fantasy fare

Mumbai based debut author, Farah Oomerbhoy, launched her book; The Last of the Firedrakes – The Avalonia Chronicles in India four months after the book’s US launch by Minnesota-based Wise Ink Creative Publishing. The book has done well since then. The Last of the Firedrakes has been honoured as a […]

Mumbai gets a new museum

Recently, Mumbai got a new museum – the Piramal Museum of Art. Situated in the ground floor of the Peninsula Corporate Park, the Ajay Piramal group’s corporate headquarters, the 7,000 sq ft museum will showcase works of art from renowned modern and contemporary Indian artists from the family’s collection. It […]

Telecoms do their bit for Chennai

The unprecedented rains and floods in Chennai disrupted normal life and restricted people’s movement from homes. The flooding caused severe damage to the telecom operators’ equipment and sites. The power outage, water logging and lack of diesel are a serious challenge on the path to recovery. Finding people completely cut […]

Legal aid

Bharti Enterprises yesterday announced an unusual CSR initiative. From April 2016, it will roll out a first-of-its-kind corporate initiative to provide legal assistance and aid, and awareness / literacy to underprivileged undertrials across the country. Nyaya Bharti, as the initiative is called, will help the undertrials by paying the bail and surety amounts. […]

Introducing my new website

Thanks for stopping by and welcome to my new blog! This is just an introductory post so I’ll keep it short and sweet. Over the next few months I plan to be writing about business and lifestyle. I plan to write about retail trends, Indian brands, brands in India, corporates and […]