Vol 10 Issue 38, Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019.

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  • Unboxing a prodigy

    Unboxing a prodigy

    In her first public interaction on her life and accomplishments, IQ prodigy K Visalini bust myths about IQ enhancing drugs and exercises. P C Vinoj Kumar, Editor of The Weekend Leader, engaged her in a conversation at Ethiraj College recently
      Posted    16-Sep-2019    Vol 10 Issue 37
  • Electric move

    Electric move

    It’s definitely an electrifying story. Two young brothers in Hyderabad have turned their father’s abandoned workshop into a factory for electric bikes and auto rickshaws, thus ushering in a revolution in automobile industry, says Rama Devi Menon
      Posted    13-Sep-2019    Vol 10 Issue 37
  • Dressing millennials

    Dressing millennials

    Keeping the sartorial tastes and needs of the millennials in mind, two Delhi youth pooled their savings of Rs 5 lakh to launch PostFold, an apparel brand that ‘clicked.’ Sofia Danish Khan met the duo that made Rs 1.6 crore last year
      Posted    29-Aug-2019    Vol 10 Issue 34
  • Price matters

    Price matters

    Self-made C M Faizal Ahamed is making waves in the textile sector through his Suxus showrooms that are ever crowded and have recorded the highest ‘per sq ft sale per annum’. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the entrepreneur who learnt from his mistakes
      Posted    22-Aug-2019    Vol 10 Issue 33
  • Students’ choice

    Students’ choice

    Sensing a students’ ‘demand’ for comfortable living and good food, three management students ‘supplied’ it through Yourspace, opening a slew of premier hostels. Sofia Danish Khan met the innovative trio who made a cool Rs 16 crore last year
      Posted    20-Aug-2019    Vol 10 Issue 33
  • Women safe

    Women safe

    A moment of doubt over the cab driver impelled Shailja Mittal to conjure up a car hire service that safely takes even a 3-year-old to a kids’ party. Sofia Danish Khan on the women-driven cab service ‘Koala Kabs’ that made one crore last year
      Posted    09-Aug-2019    Vol 10 Issue 32
  • Water from air

    Water from air

    Realising the acute need for new water sources in India, Siddharth Shah has imported Air2Water technology to manufacture Atmospheric Water Generators that could well be a godsend for people in parched places. Deven Lad checks out the details
      Posted    02-Aug-2019    Vol 10 Issue 31
  • Perseverance pays

    Perseverance pays

    With no formal training in civil engineering, 27-year-old Sharath Somanna successfully runs a Rs 20 crore turnover construction company that he started with just Rs 46,000. Usha Prasad met him at an old palatial house that he is beautifying
      Posted    27-Jul-2019    Vol 10 Issue 30
  • Young wonder

    Young wonder

    A national table tennis player, a PhD scholar, a cook, a computer geek, a pianist and a motivational speaker - Naina Jaiswal is all this and more at 19 years. Rama Devi Menon tells us about the child prodigy, groomed by an astute father
      Posted    24-Jul-2019    Vol 10 Issue 29
  • A vet’s dreams

    A vet’s dreams

    Converging diverse interests, veterinary science, journalism and business, Dr N Elangovan has charted for himself a path that not just gives soul satisfaction but also brings in the lucre. Usha Prasad meets the man who straddles many worlds
      Posted    26-Jun-2019    Vol 10 Issue 25
  • Clean sweep

    Clean sweep

    A Delhi dentist’s unclean spittoon spurred Amarinder Singh into doing something for the community’s health and starting his own clinic that has now grown into a Rs 140 crore turnover 321-clinic nationwide dental chain, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    22-Jun-2019    Vol 10 Issue 25
  • Gift solution

    Gift solution

    Wedding Wishlist links soon-to-be-married couples with their friends to make gifting a meaningful exercise, helping the bride and groom set up their nest in their own style. Radhika Sudhakar meets Kanika, who brought gift registry to India
      Posted    05-Jun-2019    Vol 10 Issue 22
  • Growing together

    Growing together

    After making some money by organising adventure trips, seven friends from a Delhi school embarked on their own business adventure, making 3D printers and revolutionising classroom learning in schools. Sofia Danish Khan tells us how it happened
      Posted    01-Jun-2019    Vol 10 Issue 22
  • Sweet legacy

    Sweet legacy

    As a descendent of Rasgulla’s founder, he rose up to fight Odhisha’s bid to take ownership of Bengal’s culinary legacy. But more than that, Dhiman Das pulled K C Das, the brand set up by his forefathers, from the red, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    25-May-2019    Vol 10 Issue 21
  • Reluctant whiz-kid

    Reluctant whiz-kid

    For a co-founder of a global IT company that makes Rs 700 crore a year, Milind Borate dreamt below par as a teenager, though he realised his potential in due course and set out on his own, taking risks and overcoming setbacks, says Anvi Mehta
      Posted    17-May-2019    Vol 10 Issue 20
  • Fitting success

    Fitting success

    Fighting her own obesity, Diksha Chhabra emerged a fitness guru by using technology, mainly social media, to the hilt and made a cool Rs 15 lakh last year, sitting at home, giving ample time for the family. Sofia Danish Khan has the story
      Posted    11-May-2019    Vol 10 Issue 19
  • No containing her

    No containing her

    Rhea M Singhal was concerned that the use of aluminium and plastic in food delivery can cause more cancer in India and developed an eco-friendly alternative, an agri-based container, which is now a multi-crore business, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    10-May-2019    Vol 10 Issue 19
  • Royal tea

    Royal tea

    Two bankers’ sons in north Chennai left their IT jobs to start out on their own, banking on the city’s love for tea and built a fortune in two years. Radhika Sudhakar had a tete-a-tete with Chai Kings, Jahabar Sadique and Balaji Sadagopan
      Posted    04-May-2019    Vol 10 Issue 18
  • Fragrant paper flowers

    Fragrant paper flowers

    Bengaluru couple Harish and Rashmi have turned a simple childhood activity of making paper flowers into a Rs 64 crore turnover business. Usha Prasad traces their incredible life journey, 10 years of which were spent in Singapore and Australia
      Posted    27-Apr-2019    Vol 10 Issue 17
  • Steeled to Win

    Steeled to Win

    Gunwant Singh Mongia has a will stronger than steel that which made a tycoon, earning Rs 350 crore a year, out of a seller of iron nails. His is a steely resilience, akin to his TMT bars, that he took adversity head on, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    23-Apr-2019    Vol 10 Issue 16
  • A Great Reviver

    A Great Reviver

    Not only did Hemang Bhatt pull his own life out of an abyss but also a floundering juice company by turning it into a successful brand and then went to start a restaurant chain, making over Rs 20 crore a year in just nine years, says Anvi Mehta
      Posted    19-Apr-2019    Vol 10 Issue 16
  • It’s No Kid Stuff

    It’s No Kid Stuff

    A startup launched by a student from his college dorm has turned into a Rs 18 crore company in three years. Gurvinder Singh profiles the whiz kid Satanik Roy and his three elder partners in HyperXchange, the cell phone refurbishing company
      Posted    10-Apr-2019    Vol 10 Issue 14
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