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DSK launches new Hyosung superbike (With image)


June 13th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) DSK Motowheels Wednesday announced the launch of a 250 cc superbike, the 'Big Boy' Hyosung GT250R, in India at a price Rs.2,75,000."It gives us immense pleasure ... Read more...

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Three MNS legislators suspended from Maharashtra assembly


December 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Dilip Walse-Patil Tuesday suspended two Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislators for the day after they waved objectionable banners inside the house. Later, they ... Read more...

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A factsheet on the Tata Group


November 24th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) A factsheet on the Tata Group, India's largest private sector business conglomerate, which Wednesday evening named Cyrus Mistry to succeed Ratan Tata as its next ... Read more...

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FMCG business to be profitable in six years: ITC


July 29th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited aims to turn its non-tobacco fast moving consumer goods business profitable by 2017 as it eyes the country's number one position in ... Read more...

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ITC shuts down two WIMCO plants


July 29th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited has shut down two of its safety match-box making Wimco plants at Chennai and Ambernath and would use the facilities for manufacturing ... Read more...

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Indian company behind Africa’s citizen ID project


April 11th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Madras Security Printers, an Indian company which specialises in security printing, is a known name in Africa. It is engaged in printing passports, visa ... Read more...

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Kochi to get country’s first health mall


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 3 (IANS) A one-stop solution for all medical and health needs -- from doctors, hospitals, ayurveda centres, pharmacies and even insurance referral units -- will open in a ... Read more...

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Jail launches self-employment training for inmates


February 18th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18 (IANS) In an attempt to make jail inmates self-employed, the prison authorities in this Uttar Oradesh city have tied up with a multi-business conglomerate for training them ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza to don Sahara logo


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Sahara India Wednesday announced its association with tennis star Sania Mirza.As part of the association, Sania will don Sahara logo while playing in tournaments.Sahara India ... Read more...

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Majeed reveals you have to kiss Afridi’s a**e every day to manage him


September 5th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.5 (ANI): During his conversation with a News of The World (NOTW) team that was masquerading as a business conglomerate from the Middle East seeking to hire Pakistan's cricketers for a ... Read more...

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No open offer for EIH: Deveshwar


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC will not make an open offer for more stakes in East India Hotels (EIH), Chairman Y.C. Deveshwar said here Friday. The cigarettes-to-hospitality group currently holds 14.98 ... Read more...

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Essar Group to buy 59.13 percent stake in AGC


May 30th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Diversified business conglomerate Essar Group Sunday said it will acquire Avaya's 59.13 percent stake in converged communication solution provider AGC Networks for Rs.206.19 crore ($44.5 million). "The Essar ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata honoured with Global Indian award in Canada


May 16th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 16 (IANS) Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata was honoured with the Chanchlani Global Indian Award by the Canada India Foundation at the third annual gala here Saturday. Tata has been given ... Read more...

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Muthoot Group warms up to fresh IPL tender


March 9th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) Business conglomerate Muthoot Pappachen Group (MPG) of Kerala is planning to own a cricket team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after the league's governing council relaxed conditions ... Read more...

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First ever transgender beauty contest kicks off


January 11th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) The first ever dedicated beauty pageant for transgenders - "Vcare Indian Super Queen" kicked off in Mumbai Monday. "The contestants shall be judged on the basis of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NRI entrepreneur yet undecided on using space in Burj Khalifa


January 7th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) NRI entrepreneur B.R. Shetty may have acquired two floors in the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, after shelling out a stupendous Rs.100 crore-plus -- but he doesn't ... Read more...

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US stocks plunge on Dubai’s debt woes


November 28th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (DPA) US stocks slumped during a shortened trading day Friday amid a debt crisis in Dubai that sparked similar sell-offs in other world markets. Bank of America warned that ... Read more...

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Toonz ties up with Ireland firm


June 18th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Kerala-based animation content provider Toonz Animation India has tied up with Ireland's Telegael group to finance, develop and co-produce animation programmes for global distribution, the company said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Toonz, Argentine firm to co-produce animated feature film


May 20th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Animation content provider Toonz Animation and Argentina's Illusion Studios have inked a co-production deal to produce a 90-minute 3D animated feature film based on the famous Argentine comic ... Read more...

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Hrithik starrer ‘Kites’ to be marketed at Cannes 2009


May 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan starrer mega-budget "Kites" will be among a bouquet of films that will be marketed by Reliance BIG Pictures at the 62nd International Cannes Film Festival, ... Read more...

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Tata Group leads India Inc’s sustainable development effort (Lead)


November 18th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Top business conglomerate the Tata Group has emerged the leader in sustainable development in India in the first-ever move to measure performance of businesses in this area ... Read more...

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BIG Pictures releases Ashok Amritraj movie in North America


November 1st, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) By releasing as many as 91 prints of the film, "The Other End of the Line", an Ashok Amritraj production, Reliance BIG Entertainment, the entertainment arm of Indian ... Read more...

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Tata gives $50 million to Cornell varsity


October 20th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata has gifted $50 million to Cornell University, his alma mater here, an endowment considered "one of the most generous ever received from ... Read more...

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Bird Group expands presence in flight training market


October 16th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) At a time when the civil aviation market in India faces a severe downturn, the diversified Bird Group has expanded its presence in the flight training market by ... Read more...

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ITC to turn waste into wealth across the country


October 8th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) India's multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited plans to take its "Wealth Out of Waste" (WOW) programme across the country, encouraged by its success in Hyderabad, Chennai and Coimbatore, as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cash incident apart, trust vote lifts India’s democratic image


July 23rd, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 23 (IANS) Scenes of currency bundles brandished in India's parliament Tuesday might well go down as a dark chapter in the institution's history but here in the United Arab Emirates ... Read more...

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Jaguar, Land Rover acting CEO to head new Tata-JLR


June 2nd, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Tata group, India's largest business conglomerate, Monday said they had formally acquired British marques Jaguar and Land Rover (JLR) from Ford Motor Company. The business was acquired ... Read more...

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Universal Studio acquires distribution rights of ‘Mostly Ghostly’


May 28th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) Technopark-based Toonz Animation announced Wednesday that the distribution rights of its feature film 'Mostly Ghostly' have been acquired by Universal Studio, a division of Universal Pictures. Based on ... Read more...

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Inflation in India touches a new high of 7.41 %


April 11th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The data released by the Ministry of Industry for the week ending March 29, shows that the inflation has touched a new high of 7.41 per ... Read more...

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Containing rise in food grain price is very difficult: Manmohan Singh


April 10th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): At a time when consumers in India are bearing the blunt of spiralling inflation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that containing soaring food grain ... Read more...

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Advani on inflation: Balloon of so-called Dream Budget has burst


April 7th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Criticising the Congress-led UPA Government for spiralling inflation that has touched a three year high mark, Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani on ... Read more...

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Inflation to soar further, likely to touch 7.5 % mark: ASSOCHAM


April 6th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
By Ashwani UpadhyayNew Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): It seems that consumers in India might not get relief from spiralling inflation in the near future, as ASSOCHAM on Saturday predicted that it ... Read more...

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Toonz Animation ties up with Sony


April 4th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Kerala-based Toonz Animation has entered into a contract with Sony USA for two DVD projects while its training institution has got affiliation from the prestigious European Carolus Magnus ... Read more...

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Factsheet on the Tata group


March 26th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A factsheet on the Tata group, India's largest private sector business conglomerate, founded by Jamsetji Tata in the mid 19th century: Past titans: Jamsetji Tata, Sir Dorab ... Read more...

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