2015: The year that was

Taking stock of developments of the year 


Last Updated: Thursday 24 December 2015

Five entrepreneurs who are revolutionising the way we do business

From food services and shared taxis to sanitary napkin disposers, businessmen across India are busy exploring sustainable ideas to help people

Simple, easy and healthy

Shyam Sunder Bedekar, a successful textile dye and chemical trader in Vadodara, is making affordable sanitary napkins and developing India's first machine to hygienically dispose them of More »

High on nectar

Coconut farmers are happy about the revival of neera at a time when they are facing price fluctuations and monopoly by copra-coconut oil traders. Its demand is rising with advances in food preservation technologies More »

Shared ride

Various mobile applications that are helping car owners to offer rides to strangers are a big hit now. If odd-even policy gets implemented in Delhi, more and more people might reap the benefits of these apps More »

Tiffin career

Food business never faces recession. While tiffin services in the national capital region have grown at a phenomenal rate, they have also innovated the ways in which home-made food is delivered to people More »

Treasure trove of trash

One man's trash is another man’s treasure, so goes the saying. For some entrepreneurs, this has become the new business mantra. From discarded bottles and worn-out tyres to old newspapers and ragged shoes, young professionals are recycling waste as a full-time business with a social message. More »

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