expansion plans

Heathrow’s Third Runway plans in jeopardy

September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Environmentalists as well as the people who reside in the flight route of Heathrow have vowed to take action if expansion plans are made so as to ... Read more...

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Jubilant FoodWorks quarterly profit rises 40 percent

July 25th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Jubilant FoodWorks (JFL), which operates pizza vendor Domino's, Wednesday posted a 40 percent rise in net profit at Rs.32.35 crore for the quarter ended June ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered Equity invests Rs.130 crore in Karaikal port

June 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Karaikal port's operating company Karaikal Port Private Ltd. Wednesday announced an investment of Rs.130 crore by Standard Chartered Private Equity (Mauritius) Ltd. by way of primary ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi’s national bank opens office in China

June 14th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened its Shanghai Representative Office in China.NBAD has further expansion plans including Lebanon, Iraq, India, South Sudan and ... Read more...

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Advent invests $105 million in CARE Hospitals

April 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Advent International, one of the world's leading global private equity firms, Monday announced that it is investing $105 million (Rs.523 crore) in Hyderabad-based CARE Hospitals ... Read more...

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Best Western to set up 66 hotels in India

January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) US hotel chain Best Western International is planning to invest Rs.1,600 crore ($301 million) to open 66 new hotels, including 20 five-star ones, spread across ... Read more...

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Iran keen to expand trade ties with Sri Lanka

December 17th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 17 (IANS) Iran is interested in attracting Sri Lankan banks and joint ventures in petroleum and pharmaceutical sectors.According to a statement of the Sri Lanka's Industry and Commerce ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to use synthetic fuel blend

November 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the world's largest gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant in Qatar set to commence commercial production of the synthetic fuel by 2012, Qatar Airways Wednesday said it aims ... Read more...

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HPL’s revival only after resolving shareholding dispute: Godrej

November 15th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) India's second largest polyethylene maker, Haldia Petrochemicals (HPL), which is currently facing a severe financial crisis, can be revived only if the promoters resolve the ongoing ... Read more...

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Nod for upgrade of Gujarat NRE’s Australian mine

October 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Gujarat NRE's Australian arm has got approval for $122 million upgrade of existing infrastructure at its coking coal mine at Russell Vale in Australia's New South ... Read more...

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SBI slumps 4 percent on ratings downgrade

October 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, slumped over four percent Wednesday, sliding for the second straight day after Moody's downgraded its ratings ... Read more...

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Another Indian investment flounders in Nepal

September 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) Yet another Indian investment is in trouble in Nepal after Indian tobacco giant ITC's joint venture shut down its garments factory and the Manipal Group has ... Read more...

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BHEL mulls shipping boilers

July 21st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) State-run power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Thursday said it is looking at multi-modal transport options, including coastal shipping, to reduce the delivery time ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda expands in Africa with new Uganda branch

June 2nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, June 2 (IANS) The state-run Bank of Baroda (BOB), which calls itself India's international bank, Thursday opened its 11th branch in Uganda as part of its renewed focus on ... Read more...

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Oberoi Group opens hotel in Gurgaon

April 12th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Oberoi group will pursue expansion plans, officials of the hotel chain said Tuesday, while opening a luxury hotel in Gurgaon in Haryana."We are very ... Read more...

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SBI will accelerate foreign expansion: New chief

April 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, will open new overseas branches and is looking for right opportunities for acquisitions to expand global ... Read more...

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Bharat Fritz to invest Rs.350 cr for expansion plans

January 25th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) India's leading machine tools manufacturer Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd (BFW) plans to invest Rs.350 crore over the next five years in capacity expansion, diversification and acquisition to scale ... Read more...

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India’s Manipal group forced to shelve expansion plans in Nepal

December 10th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Though on the verge of celebrating a century in Nepal, India's Manipal group finds its expansion plans in this country shrivelling thanks to the host government's ... Read more...

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Pranab praises Buddhadeb a day after supping with Mamata

November 20th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahiran (West Bengal), Nov 20 (IANS) A day after meeting Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to secure her support on the 2G spectrum scam, Finance Minister and senior Congress leader Pranab ... Read more...

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Malaysian Airline eyes Indian, Chinese markets

November 8th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 8 (IANS) The Malaysian Airlines has kept the markets in India and China at the top of its new expansion plans.With Asian economies growing faster than those in Europe ... Read more...

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Sanovi gets $5 million investment from Betul Oil firm

November 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) Leading IT disaster recovery management firm Sanovi Technologies India Tuesday announced that it has secured $5 million (Rs.22.2 crore) investment from Betul Oil group to expand its operations, ... Read more...

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Indian firm Venkys says it is set to acquire Blackburn Rovers

October 28th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by ANI
Blackburn (UK)/ Pune, Oct. 28 (ANI): Anuradha J. Desai, the chief of the Indian conglomerate Venkys, which specialises in poultry farming, has confirmed the acquisition of English Premier League (EPL) football club, ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland Q2 profit up 89 percent, to expand globally

October 20th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland closed the second quarter of the current fiscal with a 89 percent increase in net profit and 72 percent growth in revenue, and ... Read more...

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Giorgio Armani Has No Plans To Expand In India Soon

October 14th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Italian fashion retailer Giorgio Armani revealed in a recent statement that his fashion label has no plans to further explore markets in India. However this does ... Read more...

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Krispy Kreme All Set To Open New Store In Philadelphia

October 2nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some great news for food fanatics in Philadelphia as very soon they would be able to grab a bite of the delectable doughnuts made ... Read more...

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Gontermann-Peipers expects FMC nod for commodity exchange

September 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Gontermann-Peipers India (GPI) is expecting to get the Forward Markets Commission's approval for a planned multi-commodity exchange soon, a top company official said here Wednesday. "We are expecting the ... Read more...

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New Holland to double manufacturing capacity

September 9th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Agriculture equipment manufacturer New Holland Fiat (India) Thursday said it will invest an undisclosed amount on doubling its tractor manufacturing capacity at its Greater Noida plant over ... Read more...

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Time is right for luxury watches in India, but no place

September 1st, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Luxury watch brands like Rolex, Bvlgari, Omega, Tissot and Longines are eyeing the booming market in India, but they say expanding business is a tough ... Read more...

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Videocon dials rate war in international calls

August 31st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Videocon Telecommunications Tuesday launched a rate war in the international calls segment, announcing a call rate of one paise per second to the United States and Canada. ... Read more...

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Nalco officials concerned over project delays in Orissa

July 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) The officers' association of the state-owned National Aluminium Compnay Ltd (NALCO) Thursday expressed its concern over the delay of its expansion plans in Orissa. NALCO, in spite of its ... Read more...

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North-East to have better mobile, broadband, postal connectivity: Sachin Pilot

July 22nd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology, Sachin Pilot, who is on a two-day visit of Mizoram from July 21 to 22, today reviewed the ... Read more...

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No plans of sell stake: EIH Chairman

July 9th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The promoters of East India Hotels have no plan to sell stake in the company, P.R.S. Oberoi, founder and chairman of the Oberoi group, said Friday. "We have ... Read more...

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ING Life investing Rs.240 crore on expansion

July 1st, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) ING Life India is investing Rs.240 crore on its expansion plans in fiscal 2010-11, the Netherlands-based financial behemoth said Thursday. "The additional capital will be utilised to expand our ... Read more...

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Fortis offers to buy Parkway, deal size at $2.3 bn

July 1st, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's Fortis Healthcare and its promoters jointly launched a bid to buy all the shares of Singapore's Parkway Holdings, which operates 16 hospitals in the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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Birla Corp to spend Rs.2,400 cr on expansion

June 23rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The M.P. Birla group's flagship company Birla Corporation will infuse Rs.2,400 crore over the next few years to fund its expansion plans in cement and clinker. Disclosing this to ... Read more...

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