SUCCESS

  • Alibaba Mega IPO Caps founder Jack Ma success tale September 20, 2014

    Hong Kong: When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the ecommerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies. That bold ambition from a time when China was still a corporate backwater has been vindicated this week by Alibaba completing a mammoth...
  • Samsung Electronics faces falling profits as succession looms July 7, 2014

    Seoul: Smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Co Ltd faces a third straight quarter of profit decline that could become a fourth as cheaper models grab a bigger share of a slowing market and Apple Inc readies the launch of its iPhone 6. Samsung Electronics' woes, exacerbated by a won that has risen...
  • Advanced Supersonic BrahMos Missile successfully test fired from Pokhran April 7, 2014

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The launch was...
  • Success comes with struggle, says Helen Mirren February 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Dame Helen Mirren, who witnessed both highs and lows in her career, says she got success after a lot of struggle. The 68yearold says self criticism has inspired her to keep trying, reports contactmusic.com. "You never know why the trajectory of your life has led you to any particular...
  • My book is about the Everest mountaineers' motivation: Sumati Nagrath May 29, 2013

    Sumathi Nagrath, author of 'Incredible Ascents to Everest', joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the 60th anniversary of the first successful Everest climb. Q. What is going through your mind when you writing a book? Asked by: eega A. That to some extent depends on...
  • I hope to start an academy for underprivileged students: N Shivakumar May 24, 2013

    From being a newspaper delivery boy to becoming a newsmaker himself, 23yearold Shivakumar has got through to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. Shivakumar, an engineering student and the only educated member in his family, has fought hard to make his dreams come true. N Shivakumar joined IBNLive...
  • HP Cong chief asks party workers to prepare for LS polls May 20, 2013

    Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh on Sunday asked party workers to start preparations for 2014 Lok Sabha elections, saying they should reach out to people and help solve their grievances. The Congress state chief told party members to work as a unified unit to help achieve desired results...
  • UK: New succession law to allow daughter to be queen April 24, 2013

    London: Queen Elizabeth II is set to approve a new succession law that will end the ageold precedence enjoyed by male heirs in line to Britain's throne, ending centuries of religious and gender discrimination. 'The Succession to the Crown Bill', which is set to become law in coming days, means...
  • Bengal Inc to hear Gujarat's success story from Modi March 26, 2013

    Kolkata: Bengal Inc is set to hear from Narendra Modi about the success story of his state when the flamboyant Gujarat chief minister addresses entrepreneurs in Kolkata in early April 2013. Modi, widely touted as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) likely prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, is...
  • egovernance pilot project a big success in Kerala October 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The union government launched egovernance as a pilot project in 35 districts across the country, but only in Kerala has it seen such a success, according to officials. A record one million digital certificates have been issued since 2010, when the edistrict programme was launched in two districts of...
  • Exclusive: Author Jack Canfield on his success mantra April 12, 2012

    Author and motivational speaker Jack Canfield is in India to promote his book, 'The Principles of Success'. He is also holding seminars in Mumbai and Bangalore. Some prominent names of the corporate world are expected to attend these sessions. CNNIBN's Kajal Iyer caught up with the author to decode his...
  • Is Indianorigin Ajit Jain Buffet's successor? February 26, 2012

    New York: Addressing the muchtalked about succession plan at Berkshire Hathaway, legendary investor Warren Buffett on Saturday said the sprawling conglomerate has identified his successor. Without disclosing the name of his successor, the octogenarian billionaire in his annual letter to shareholders said the conglomerate's board has had a "great deal of...
  • I'm very tough on myself: Oscar nominee Dujardin February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Labelled as France's answer to George Clooney, Jean Dujardin talks about dealing with the unprecedented success of 'The Artist' and being rather tough on himself. He has already won the BAFTA and the Golden Globe this year for his outstanding performance in Michel Hazanavicius' 'The Artist'. Now, all eyes will...
  • Rajiv Bajaj: Being original to succeed October 29, 2011

    Name: Rajiv Bajaj Profile: Managing Director, Bajaj Auto Age: 45 Why He Won: For spearheading Bajaj Auto's strategic shift from scooters to motorcycles. And for forging an entry into large markets in China and Africa. I've often pondered over a critical question: Why do 9095 per cent of all new products fail? This is...
  • SRK talks about his success mantra at a book launch September 1, 2011

    Shah Rukh Khan talks about his success mantra at the launch Arindam Chaudhuri's new book 'Thorns to Competition'. ...
  • DMK at crossroads ahead of General Council meet July 17, 2011

    Chennai: Ahead of next week's crucial General Council meeting, the DMK is at the crossroads with differences among Karunanidhi's family members over the succession issue, threatening to make the twoday meet at Coimbatore a stormy affair. The succession war between Karunanidhi's sons M K Stalin and his Maduraibased sibling and Union...
  • Tradition, sprawl confront next Tata Group chief May 27, 2011

    Mumbai: Ratan Tata, retiring soon as chairman of India's sprawling Tata conglomerate, is known for making sketches of the company's next car model and fussing over details of a hotel's design. Whoever succeeds him in India's highestprofile job is likely to be less caught up in details and more focused on...
  • Who after Sai Baba? Speculation over succession April 23, 2011

    Puttaparthi: As uncertainty looms over the health of spiritual leader Satya Sai Baba, there is speculation about the possibility of a succession war breaking out among the members of the Satya Sai Central Trust which manages several welfare activities across the country. The Satya Sai Trust is always known for service...
  • Common sense key to entrepreneurial success January 7, 2011

    New York: Practical intelligence, or common sense, is key to success in business, according to a new study that highlights the importance of handson experience and learning by doing. Researchers from American University in Washington D.C. and the University of Maryland found that entrepreneurs who learn from experience and experiment have...
  • China's ragstorichest village aims still higher December 9, 2010

    Huaxi Village, China: A massive skyscraper under construction screams for attention, breaking the skyline above the rows of villa homes and picturesque tourist pagodas lining the streets of China's richest village. Huaxi, a booming market town of 36,000, is a capitalist success story despite decades of Communist control. A sleepy farming village...
  • Bollywood hits back with biggies May 5, 2010

    Bollywood has heaved a sigh of relief with the success of Akshay Kumarstarrer Housefull and has lined up more impressive biggies Badmaash Company, Kites, Raajneeti and Raavan to scorch the summer screens. Close to Rs 250 crore (Rs 2500 million) is collectively riding on the five releases. "These are big...
  • Succession battle intensifies in DMK April 1, 2010

    The succession battle escalates in tamil nadu's most powerful political family. Now Karunanidhi's elder son and union minister M K Alagiri has said that he will contest an intraparty election for the DMK president's post . ...
  • Interpret your dreams and know your path to success August 18, 2009

    PAYING attention to your dreams is one of the easiest ways to be happier, more creative and more successful. Sounds like a bold claim, but its based on solid evidence from thousands of psychologists and dreamworkers. To make my case even plainer: bringing dreams back into your life put you on...
  • Chandrayaan launch: Messages of pride and joy pour in October 22, 2008

    New Delhi: While the world was watching with bated breath, India successfully put into orbit the space module Chandrayaan 1. The successful launch on Wednesday October 22 signalled not just a technological stride in India's favour but also a moment that will go down in history. But it was not just the...
  • What's in a name? Initials linked to success: Study November 16, 2007

    New York: Do you like your name and initials? Well, most people do, and sometimes we like them enough to influence key human traits. International researchers, who call this phenomenon the "nameletter effect", carried out a study and found it is influential enough to encourage the pursuit of nameresembling life...
  • Small town people who made it to the big league August 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhonis success saga is nothing short of a fairytale. It is all about a smalltown boy striking it rich in a sport where the performer is under constant public gaze. From the dusty playgrounds of Ranchi to Captaincy of Twenty20 team, Dhoni has come a...
  • Decoding Harry Potter, is it easy? July 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Such is the magic of Harry Potter that its appeal transcends age barriers. From the humble beginning in 1997 Harry Potter today speaks 65 languages with 325 million copies sold worldwide making it one of the fastest and best selling series. Statistics aside, what is the spell that J...
  • Mukesh Ambani India's 1st trillionaire May 27, 2007

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has won the rare distinction of being the only trillionaire in the country with over Rs 1,00,000 crore of wealth in his companies shareholdings. Younger brother Anil is also trailing behind closely with close to Rs 90,000 crore of wealth in the stock market...
  • Heart surgery brings hope for this baby May 18, 2007

    New Delhi: An open heart surgery can be a cause of concern for anyone, but when it's performed on a baby who is just three months old, it can be critical. Here's baby Aiman who's just come through a successful open heart surgery in the Capital. Threemonthold Aiman is a...