In Telecom Row, Government Could Be Making A Grave Mistake

For Kumar Mangalam Birla’s textile-to-telecom empire, adversity is a 100-year-old companion. In 1919, when the businessman’s great-grandfather wanted to start a jute mill, the dominant British firm, Andrew Yule & Co., bought all the surrounding Calcutta land. The Imperial Bank, the forerunner of today’s State Bank of India, initially refused Birla a loan. The government […]

Mario Shopping Kart: Nintendo Unveils Tokyo Store to Lure Casual Gamers

Nintendo unveiled its first Japanese store on Tuesday in Tokyo’s trendy Shibuya shopping district, in a step towards greater commercialisation of its cast of popular characters. The Nintendo Tokyo store in the fashion-focused Parco department store marks the latest move into the mainstream for Japan’s gamer culture and gives Nintendo a key location to attract more casual fans. […]

Forging Versus Casting: Which is Better?

It’s not uncommon for manufacturers to rely on an outside firm for fabricating custom metal parts. However, because these metallurgical firms often specialize in different methods, it’s important to know what works best for the desired parts in question. Two common methods, used for a wide range of metals, include forging and casting. To find […]