“Society Should Work Towards Providing Equal Opportunities to the Children with Special Needs”: Surabhi Verma

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in Interviews | 0 comments

“Society Should Work Towards Providing Equal Opportunities to the Children with Special Needs”: Surabhi Verma

The parents of children with special needs had to go from one therapy centre to the other for different needs which need a lot of time being spent in travelling which is tiring for the parent as well as the child. The need for a therapy centre where all the services (early intervention setup, special education, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy, play & study group therapy and psychological services) under one roof lead Surabhi Verma to the idea of ‘Sparsh For Children’. Sparsh for Children is a multidisciplinary therapy center located at Delhi. Founded in 2005 this...

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The World of Pens

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in Interviews | 0 comments

The World of Pens

Back in 2001-02, there did not exist a store for premium stationery and fine writing instruments in Bangalore. A good pen was always part of your shopping list when you travelled abroad and it was also most a given fact that stationery; like chocolates, were gifts from loved ones when they travelled to India. When Nikhil Ranjan began William Penn, his first business venture, in the year 2002, he wanted to make sure this was like nothing Bangalore had ever seen! Nikhil would constantly innovate on the products and “experience for the customer” fronts, and hence noticed that there were a...

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Indroducing a Unique Content Market Place

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in Interviews | 0 comments

Indroducing a Unique Content Market Place

It all began in 2012, when Amit Goel realized this opportunity. Being an avid magazine reader, he knew that there are many people who read only few articles in a magazine; generally the cover story or few others and pay for the whole. And some others, just because they are not interested in all the articles, feel that it is not worth paying for the whole magazine. Amit who had an irresistible urge to venture out, related his thoughts to several industry news like the declining print circulations, increasing mobile readers, unavailability of several premium Indian contents online etc, and...

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Purva Grover Blowing Her ‘Indian Trumpet’

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Interviews | 0 comments

Purva Grover Blowing Her ‘Indian Trumpet’

Purva Grover is an Indian who is seven-months old in Dubai, and she is the mind & soul behind The Indian Trumpet magazine. She loves the 24-hours open supermarkets in Dubai, but misses the sabjiwala bhaiya back home. She likes looking up to the sky high buildings but can’t stop thinking about the narrow galiyan. She enjoys eating Khubz but craves Chapatti. In short, she misses India as much as she likes Dubai. So she decided to feed all things Indian to the starved NRIs of Dubai through this magazine. And also explore her new home, Dubai. A journalist by profession, Purva has over...

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“The hospitality industry in India is essentially cluttered”: Aditi Balbir

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Interviews | 0 comments

“The hospitality industry in India is essentially cluttered”:  Aditi Balbir

Aditi’s tryst with the hospitality industry began with the inception of V Resorts, a limited service resort management company, which has ventured into managing resorts in the mid-market segment of the Indian leisure industry. Promoted by a group of professionals from the industry and funded by Venture Capitalists, V Resorts began its journey in 2010 with a unique property in Corbetand in less than 2 years the brands has developed four other properties in destinations like Sattal, Pauri, Ramgarh and Almora. With a vision to be the first point of recall for offbeat travel, the company has...

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