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Common scents

NK Daga: The sweet scent of success

From running a kirana store in Odisha, NK Daga has since risen to found and helm a Rs 400 crore fragrance behemoth. Still driven and determined, despite a 32-year stint in the industry, Daga’s aiming to take his company to even greater heights.

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There’s a light drizzle outside the South Delhi luxury hotel. The petrichor, combined with the mild scent wafting through the corridors, provides a rare pause in an otherwise polluted city. The fragrance originates from an artificial wall of pink Turkish roses that runs along the hotel’s ballroom entrance. There must be at least a hundred…

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