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First came the world's cheapest car; now a house for $700 in Indiaupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 01:42:00

For $700, you could buy 200 gallons of gas, a souped-up iPad or, in India, a house.

Executive Insider: Ratan Tataupdated: Sun Apr 17 2011 22:14:00

The Tata name is everywhere in India. CNN Executive Insider finds out what makes Ratan Tata so indispensable.

Cell phones in Africaupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 23:31:00

MTN's CEO, Phuthuma Nhleko sits down with Robyn Curnow to discuss the company's future and his own.

Taj Mahal Hotel chairman: We had warningupdated: Sun Nov 30 2008 18:37:00

The Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, India, had been warned about the possibility of a terrorist attack before a 60-hour rampage began Wednesday, leaving at least 183 people dead, the chairman of the company that owns the hotel said Saturday.

Hotel owner discusses attackupdated: Sun Nov 30 2008 18:27:00

CNN's Fareed Zakaria speaks with Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata about India's resolve to protect itself from more attacks.

GPS transcript: Taj Hotel owner speaks to CNNupdated: Sun Nov 30 2008 18:27:00

Fareed Zakaria, host, Global Public Square: Ratan Tata is the chairman of the Taj Group of hotels, and also the Tata Group -- the largest private corporate group in India. It has interests in steel, cars, communications, computer technology, power -- and, of course, hotels. Their revenues last year were $62.5 billion.

Taj hotel owner speaksupdated: Sun Nov 30 2008 07:21:00

CNN's Fareed Zakaria speaks with Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata about the attacks in Mumbai, India.

Mumbai: India's financial, cultural hubupdated: Thu Nov 27 2008 21:26:00

Mumbai is India's financial capital, home to its largest port, and the heart of its famed Bollywood film industry.

Ford eyes Tata for Jaguar sell-offupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 00:20:00

India's Tata Motors was named by Ford as the preferred buyer of the U.S. car maker's Jaguar and Land Rover models.

Who is Tata?updated: Fri Jan 04 2008 00:20:00

Ford names Indian car maker Tata as the preferred bidder for Jaguar. Who is Tata? CNN's Mallika Kapur reports

CNNMoney: 10 fast-growing global giants to watchupdated: Mon Dec 03 2007 05:01:00

Johnson Electric, Grupo Bimbo and Larsen & Turbo probably don't ring a bell in the United States, but American corporations better pay close attention to these fast-growing global rivals.

Nation of entrepreneursupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 07:15:00

India is fast becoming known as a nation of outstanding entrepreneurs like IT tycoon N. R. Narayana Murthy. Now, according to new survey of Indian business schools, many others are keen to follow this example.

CNNMoney: India's Tata eyeing Jaguar and Land Roverupdated: Fri Aug 24 2007 00:57:00

India's Tata Group is interested in acquiring Ford's Jaguar and Land Rover brands, the Indian conglomerate's chairman Ratan Tata said in remarks released on Friday.

Fortune: Indian call center lands in Ohioupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 05:49:00

It would be easy to imagine Reno, Ohio, as the type of place that would be hit hardest by outsourcing - a small American town losing out to the invisible hand shifting jobs to places like Bangalore and Guangzhou. Instead, outsourcing is bringing the jobs to Reno. Across the street from an Army Reserve center and next to a farm, a customer-service call center hums, its 250 workers answering phones for online travel agency Expedia. The center's owner? Indian conglomerate Tata Group.

Fortune: India's billion-dollar buyoutsupdated: Tue Feb 06 2007 05:45:00

Watch out for more big takeover bids from India's increasingly confident companies after Tata Steel's $12.1 billion victory in its battle with CSN of Brazil for control of Corus, the British steel ...

Fortune: Word powerupdated: Wed Jan 17 2007 15:40:00

Problem: Illiteracy is widespread and instructors aren't cheap.

Business 2.0: The incredible disappearing sysadminupdated: Tue Aug 01 2006 15:37:00

Nearly half of U.S. IT jobs involve the upkeep and maintenance of computers - a sector previously thought to be safe from offshoring. But technological change is sweeping the industry, and soon the servers that host your favorite websites or run your online banking could be run from halfway around the world.

IT drives India's growth curveupdated: Thu Sep 09 2004 21:13:00

Some time between 2008 and 2010, annual export revenues from India's information technology (IT) sector are predicted to hit $50 billion, up from $16.3 billion this year.

Tata share offer raises $1.2bnupdated: Sun Aug 08 2004 20:39:00

India's biggest IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services, has raised $1.2 billion in the country's largest initial public offering outside the state-owned sector.

Fortune: Rage Against Off-Shoring Is Off Targetupdated: Mon Feb 23 2004 00:01:00

Seldom have so many had such strong opinions about something they understand so poorly.

Rage against off-shoring is off targetupdated: Mon Feb 16 2004 17:29:00

Seldom have so many had such strong opinions about something they understand so poorly.

Fortune: HOW TO DO BUSINESS IN INDIA updated: Mon Aug 10 1992 00:01:00

From afar, India may still seem like a ''functioning anarchy,'' as former U.S. ambassador John Kenneth Galbraith once described it. But it does have capable managers and aggressive entrepreneurs, a...

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