Sushila Ravindranath

Articles By Sushila Ravindranath

97 Articles

Food caFe: E-publishing is not a threat as yet, says Gautam Padmanabhan

What is declining is the physical book-store. This makes distribution a problem. We have to find ways for readers to discover books. We have to think how to effectively market them. We may have to build an FMCG model. In fact

Opinion News

Regional cafe: Banking for the underbanked

Global Analytics is eyeing the Indian market because it has considerable mobile internet penetration, growing consumption which is fuelling demand for credit, and a large segment of population which has no access to credit

Regional cafe: Banking for the underbanked

Food cafe PashupathY Gopalan: Changing the face of solar power

The Asia Pacific president of SunEdison, the world’s largest renewable energy company, shares with Sushila Ravindranath how he is expanding India’s solar power base.

Food cafe PashupathY Gopalan: Changing the face of solar power

Regional cafe: Harnessing the rays of the sun

IIT Madras professors are working on the concept of decentralised solar-based DC power, which is an unconventional solution that has the potential to provide electricity 24x7

Regional cafe: Harnessing the rays of the sun

Regional caFe: Decoding the Chettiars

The inheritance feud between Chettinad Group chairman MAM Ramaswamy and his adopted son MAMR Muthiah, who is in control of Chettinad Cement, has its roots in history

Regional caFe: Decoding the Chettiars

Food cafe: Nagaraj Mylandla – Playing the cards of success

The founder & MD of Financial Software & Systems tells Sushila Ravindranath how he is expanding FSS to turn it into a billion-dollar company in a few years

Opinion News

Making a mark with online solitaires

The chief executive officer of CaratLane, India’s largest diamond jewellery portal, tells Sushila Ravindranath how it disrupted the Indian jewellery business

Opinion News

Plywood manufacturing holds promise

With increasing prosperity, Indians are spending more on the interiors of their homes and have started demanding high-quality plywood

Plywood manufacturing holds promise

Tamil Nadu can’t afford to rest on its laurels

The Global Investors Meet, which was announced last October, was postponed after Jayalalithaa’s conviction in September.

Tamil Nadu can’t afford to rest on its laurels

Food cafe Girish Ramdas: We want to be the YouTube of digital reading

The co-founder & CEO of Magzter, the world’s largest digital magazine service app, shares with Sushila Ravindranath how its multilingual focus and innovative subscription models are making it a hit across the globe.

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Building a billion-dollar business from scratch

From in-house computing to product development, Congruent Solutions has reinvented itself many times in 30 years

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Food cafe by Sharan Apparao: State of the art

The Chennai-based gallerist and curator shares with Sushila Ravindranath how the art scene has come a long way. What was a non-existent market in 1982 is serious business today, with big money exchanging hands

Food cafe by Sharan Apparao: State of the art

Wealth from waste

A Chennai-based company makes a booming business of paper-recycling, an industry that has remained largely informal

Wealth from waste

First among equals

Over a home-cooked vegetarian dinner, Apollo Hospital’s Preetha Reddy tells Sushila Ravindranath, how her and her sisters’ roles in the running of the Indian healthcare giant are geared towards their respective strength

First among equals

The art of dance

One of the superstars in the classical dance firmament tells Sushila Ravindranath that though people today are learning dance through DVDs, Skype and so on, there is no alternative to learning from a guru

The art of dance

Fooding in Chennai

How some entrepreneurs down south are turning Chennai into a food paradise

Fooding in Chennai