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Football federation, Goa plan centre of excellence


May 9th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has joined hands with the Goa government to build a state-of-the-art centre of excellence in Goa, an official said ... Read more...

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Declare 2012 as year of ‘Proud to be Skilled Indian’ (Comment)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Never before in the history of any country has human capital development been such a key focus area as 2011 was for India, marking the beginning of exciting times. Determined ... Read more...

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RIL calls off acquisition of Bharti AXA


November 25th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani led-Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday said it has called off the proposed acquisition of Bharti Group's 74 percent stake in Bharti AXA insurance companies.Bharti Enterprises, ... Read more...

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Bharti inks deal with British chain for pizzerias


October 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) After telecom, retail and beverages, the Bharti Group is set to open a chain of pizzerias in India in a 50:50 joint venture with a ... Read more...

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PNB to finalise life insurance joint venture


July 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Public sector Punjab National Bank (PNB) is likely to firm up its life insurance foray by this September, said a top official here Wednesday."We are ... Read more...

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Naming of RIL’s insurance venture will be interesting


June 11th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) With Reliance Industries buying out Bharti Enterprises' 74 percent stakes in two insurance joint ventures -- Bharti Axa Life Insurance and Bharti Axa General Insurance, the ... Read more...

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Bharti to exit from financial services joint venture with AXA


June 10th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises, a subsidiary of Bharti Group, Friday said it had decided to sell its entire stake in the life and general insurance subsidiary France's ... Read more...

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India to assist Sri Lanka’s footwear industry


March 6th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 6 (IANS) India will provide assistance to Sri Lanka's footwear industry while talks are on to conclude a far-reaching economic pact, Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has said.Sri Lanka's ... Read more...

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Now insurance on funeral expenses, job losses


February 13th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) If you fret that your finances may dry up if handed the pink slip or how your funeral will be funded, Bharti Axa Life Insurance Company ... Read more...

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100 million African subscribers in next two years: Airtel


November 16th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it is confident of reaching a subscriber base of 100 million in the African market in another two years."In two years, ... Read more...

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WalMart to buy farm produce directly, wants retail norms eased


October 26th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) WalMart president Mike Duke Tuesday said his firm's India joint venture will purchase agricultural produce directly from 45,000 small and medium farmers and hoped for easing of ... Read more...

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Bharti forays into mobile handset business


September 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India's top telecom services provider Bharti group Sunday entered the country's mobile handset market, launching eight triple SIM phones priced between Rs.1,750-7,000. Beetel Teletech, a ... Read more...

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IRDA fines two Bharti Axa insurance companies


August 27th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Thursday fined the life and non-life insurance companies promoted by Bharti Axa combine for violation licensing norms after changes in the ... Read more...

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Top retailers seek 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail


August 12th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Two of the world's top retailers, Walmart and Carrefour, vying for a cut in India's organised retail pie, have asked the government to allow up to 51 ... Read more...

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Indian telecom industry celebrates 50-percent tele-density (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian telecom industry celebrated its unprecedented achievement in 2010 late last evening by recognizing some key leaders who have helped shape this sector into a $63-billion ... Read more...

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Trade, investment top India-US CEOs Forum agenda


June 21st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 21 (IANS) Trade, investment, and an easier visa regime are expected to be the key focus as Indian and US policymakers and corporate leaders meet here Tuesday ... Read more...

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Two-year Asian management module for Indian students


June 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Pearson Learning Solutions, the specialised education wing of global publishing and education giant Pearson Education, has tied up with the Bharti group's Centum Learning to develop a ... Read more...

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India’s Bharti makes grand entry into Africa’s telecom market


March 31st, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, March 30 (IANS) India's top private telecom company Bharti Airtel Tuesday announced the inking of a $10.7 billion deal to acquire the African assets of Kuwait's Zain in what will make ... Read more...

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Bharti Walmart launches supply chain system in Punjab


March 30th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Malerkotla (Punjab), March 30 (IANS) India's Bharti group and the world's largest retailer Walmart Tuesday launched a direct farm produce sourcing system to streamline the supply chain between farmers and ... Read more...

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Corporate honchos pledge to invest in Assam


March 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 9 (IANS) Leaders of corporate India Tuesday pledged to invest in Assam and explore opportunities for business in agriculture, tourism and rural infrastructure and setting up of power plants, ... Read more...

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Business leaders to take part in Assam investment meet


March 8th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 8 (IANS) Top corporate honchos of India are expected to attend Tuesday an investment summit here aimed at exploring opportunities for business in developing rural infrastructure, agriculture and setting up ... Read more...

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Hasina pitches for investment, India Inc says ’sure’ (Lead)


January 12th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India Inc Tuesday committed itself to promoting economic ties with Bangladesh with the Bharti group proposing $1 billion to build its telecom network and Meru Cabs ... Read more...

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Bharti Group chief Sunil Mittal gets Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence


December 15th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.16 (ANI): Bharti group Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Mittal was conferred upon Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for the year 2009 ... Read more...

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Bihar attracts Rs.1,032 crore investment in four years


November 13th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 13 (IANS) Bihar, one of the poorest states in the country, attracted private investments worth Rs.1,032 core in the last four years, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said ... Read more...

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Sulabh founder gets Mittal national award


November 12th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov 12 (IANS) Social activist and founder of Sulabh International sanitation movement Bindeshwar Pathak was Thursday awarded the Sat Paul Mittal National Award 2009 for services to humanity. Himachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Prime Minister supports Bharti-MTN deal


September 26th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn Board Aircraft, Sep.26 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday supported Bharti Group's efforts to acquire stakes in South African telecom giant, MTN.Bharti and MTN are looking ... Read more...

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Government firm to exit joint venture with Bharti


August 27th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The government Thursday allowed the state-owned Telecommunications Consultants to exit from its joint venture with the Bharti group, Bharti Hexacom that operates in the Rajasthan and northeast ... Read more...

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Bharti Axa plans to strengthen branches, expand business


June 5th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The promoters of private life insurer Bharti Axa Life Insurance will infuse Rs.100 crore in the next quarter to strengthen the company's branches and expand business so that ... Read more...

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We intend to close MTN deal this time: Bharti


May 30th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 30 (IANS) The Bharti group Saturday expressed confidence that it will seal the proposed $23-billion deal with South African telecom giant MTN, after restarting negotiations that had collapsed last year. The ... Read more...

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Bharti, Wal-Mart open their first joint store in India (Lead)


May 30th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 30 (IANS) India's Bharti group and Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, opened their first cash-and-carry joint venture store here Saturday on an investment of $7 million, and they plan to ... Read more...

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Bharti, Wal-Mart open first joint store in India


May 30th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 30 (IANS) India's Bharti group and Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, opened their first cash-and-carry joint venture store here Saturday on an investment of $7 million, and are planning to ... Read more...

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Bharti, Del Monte launch food products range


May 26th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bharti group, promoted by the Delhi-based Mittal family, has ventured into food and beverage products in partnership with the Singapore-based Del Monte Pacific at an initial investment ... Read more...

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Bharti, Wal-Mart defer launch of first wholesale store


May 25th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's Bharti group and Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, have postponed the launch of their first cash-and-carry or wholesale store in Amritsar following the violence in Punjab ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart set to open its first Indian wholesale outlet


May 21st, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, is set to open its first wholesale or cash-and-carry store in India next week and has chosen Amritsar as the location to ... Read more...

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Sunil Mittal joins US think tank board


March 28th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 28 (IANS) Sunil Mittal, chairman and managing director of India's Bharti Group, has joined the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a Washington think ... Read more...

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