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Chola MS targets Rs.2,500 crore premium by 2014-15


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) City-based Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company (Chola MS) is targeting a premium of Rs.2,500 crore by fiscal 2014-15, a top company official said Monday.To achieve this, ... Read more...

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Betty White’s rap video is a hit


January 25th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Betty White is almost 90 years old but that is hardly noticeable considering the level of her activity. White was featured on a music video by ... Read more...

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Shriram group to divest 20 percent in Shriram Capital to Sanlam


January 12th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The city-based Shriram group plans to divest around 20 percent in its financial services business holding company, Shriram Capital, for around Rs.900 crore ($200 million) in favour of ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher Company Launched On Painting Exhibition


September 9th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Artist Geeta Dass has taken her painting of Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher to exhibition, which depicted the ups and downs of the actor. On this ... Read more...

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Exhibition on Anupam Kher a star-studded affair


September 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) An exhibition of paintings depicting the highs and lows of actor Anupam Kher saw the who's who of Bollywood turning up. The actor's new company was also ... Read more...

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Chola MS targets Rs.900 crore premium in 2010-11


July 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) City-based non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS is targeting a premium of Rs.900 crore this fiscal and hoping to bring down its underwriting loss (premium minus claims paid), a top ... Read more...

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Sun TV to invest Rs.100 crore in 2010-11


May 28th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Media conglomerate Sun TV Network will invest around Rs.100 crore this fiscal to upgrade infrastructure and acquire content, a top company official said Friday. "We will invest around Rs.100 ... Read more...

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Pune born, Delhi educated Ajay Banga is new CEO of MasterCard


April 13th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 12 (IANS) Pune-born, Delhi-educated, IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus Ajay Banga has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of electronic payment services provider MasterCard.Banga, 50, would take over July ... Read more...

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United India achieves Rs.5,000-cr premium mark in 2009-10


April 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) Government owned non-life insurer United India Insurance Company is likely to close last fiscal with a premium income of Rs.5,100 crore up from Rs.4,277 crore earned in 2008-09. "We ... Read more...

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Bharti Axa to offer innovative motor policy


December 14th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Private non-life insurer Bharti Axa General Insurance Monday said it plans to offer an innovative car insurance policy under which customers will be paid the invoice value/cost of ... Read more...

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Murugappa group plans to double turnover in 5 years


October 1st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Rs.15,600-crore diversified Murugappa group is planning major business expansion including acquisitions to more than double its turnover in five years, a top company official says.According ... Read more...

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World Bank rural finance scheme to help Indian farmers


June 9th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) With a $20 million Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation contribution, the World Bank will establish an Agriculture Finance Support Facility to support the expansion of rural ... Read more...

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Shriram EPC acquires Blackstone Group


September 1st, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) City-based engineering major Shriram EPC Ltd (SEPC) has acquired 55 percent stake in engineering consulting firm Blackstone Group Technologies Ltd for an undisclosed amount. SEPC now holds 54 ... Read more...

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Essel Propack acquires US medical devices company


April 1st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Essel Propack Ltd, the world's largest manufacturer of laminated tubes, has acquired US-based Catheter and Disposables Technology (CDT), a supplier of specialized medical disposable devices. CDT, based in ... Read more...

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