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For brands like us, the future is digital: Amol Dhillon, VP, strategy & planning, Woodland

Woodland has come a long way, from creating its own niche market as an outdoor adventure product company to its current expansion to outdoor gears and personal care products. The Canada-headquartered, 21-year-old brand now has 500 exclusive stores and 500 in-store set ups in India. Woodland clocked a turnover of Rs 850 crore last year, […]

“If I could go back in life, I would have left Mudra in 1993” – AG Krishnamurthy, founder of Mudra

AGK talks about his autobiography, advertising and taking calculated risks. Advertising veteran and architect of Mudra, A G Krishnamurthy aka AGK, is no stranger when it comes to penning his thoughts. With six English books to his credit (he has 12 publications in Telugu), AGK’s autobiography ‘If you can dream…’ was recently released. Published originally […]

“Taproot and Webchutney bring in almost 100 non-Japanese clients” – Rohit Ohri, executive chairman, Dentsu India Grou

Rohit Ohri Pic/afaqs.com Dentsu India Group, the Japanese owned advertising and communications agency, has been in the news for action of all kinds. Two years ago, it was because Rohit Ohri quit JWT after more than two decades to take over as the Dentsu boss in India. Then, last August, it took a majority in […]

Mary Kom: “I don’t fear anything except God”

What’s Mary’s secret behind her unwavering dedication to boxing, and her belief that sports other than cricket are gaining recognition, slowly but surely. by Rashmi Menon MANGTE Chungneijang Merykom aka Mary Kom is a legend in the boxing arena. The Manipuri pugilist, also known as Magnificent Mary – a title given by International Boxing Association – has been world boxing […]

‘Appointment of VCs for universities is politically driven’

UNION minister for environment and forests Jairam Ramesh, who revels in controversies but always manages to stir up a debate, recently criticised the IITs and the IISc of not being world class because of their poor record in research and the quality of their faculties. Though Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal tried to […]

‘Sexual minorities must contest polls’

Sunil Babu Pant, an openly gay member of Nepal’s parliament, was in Bangalore on a private visit on Tuesday. THE 38-year-old parliamentarian told Deccan Herald that more people from the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community should come forward and contest elections.  “Even if they lose, it does not matter because society would take […]

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