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Future Sharp Skills to train 5 lakh youth of Bengal by 2022


July 20th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Future Sharp Skills, a joint venture of Future Group and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), has plans to launch 40 vocational training hubs across West Bengal ... Read more...

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Coal India targets 615 mn tonnes output in five years


June 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Government-run Coal India Ltd Wednesday said it has targetted production of 615 million tonnes of coal during the 12th Five Year Plan period that began ... Read more...

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Aditya Birla Nuvo to buy controlling stake in Pantaloon (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


April 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Kishore Biyani-led Future Group said Monday it will spin off its branded apparel business Pantaloons into a separate entity, in which Aditya Birla Nuvo will infuse ... Read more...

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Aditya Birla Nuvo to buy controlling stake in Pantaloon


April 30th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Kishore Biyani-led Future Group said Monday it will spin off its branded apparel business Pantaloons brand into a separate entity, in which Aditya Birla Nuvo will ... Read more...

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Chidambaram launches website for Kashmir’s youth


March 26th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram launched an interactive website here Monday, aimed at increasing job prospects for 40,000 youth in Jammu and Kashmir.The website ... 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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Fact sheet on India’s retail trade industry


November 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Fact sheet on India's retail trade industry, in which the cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Thursday approved up to 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand stores and chains.Size ... Read more...

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New Puja wardrobe: Jeggings, maxis, gowns


October 4th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) It's those five days when the closet gets a facelift. And this Durga Puja, it's not just the elegant saris and ethnic kurtas that have made ... Read more...

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For daughters, corporate shoes of father pinch sharper


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's not easy to step into the shoes of a father who is a corporate leader, particularly when you are his daughter -- since the ... Read more...

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Future Group to exit non-core business


September 16th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group Friday said it would consider exiting non-core business to lower debt and fund its growth plans.The company will divest its stake ... Read more...

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Retail chain to sell Brand Himachal


September 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group Friday announced its intention to sell Himachal Pradesh's famed apples and other agriculture produce in its retail outlets across the country.A ... Read more...

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Retail chain offers to sell Himachal apples


August 19th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group is aiming to offer Himachal Pradesh's delicious apples from Kinnaur district in its retail outlets across the country.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Paes, Nicole Faria to ride in BSA Hercules India Cyclothon (With Images)


April 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Sportsmen Leander Paes, Viren Raquinha and Karun Chandok, Mumbai MP Milind Deora and model Nicole Faria will be among the 6,000 people expected to participate in ... Read more...

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India Inc terms General Budget to be ‘positive’ and ‘growth-oriented’


February 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Terming the General Budget 2011-12 to be 'positive' and 'growth-oriented', the leaders of the Indian industry appeared pleasingly amazed with the unchanged excise rate in major ... Read more...

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Corporate-business tie-ups to generate million jobs in Gujarat


January 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) Gujarat Livelihood Promotion Company Limited (GLPC) has initiated corporate-business partnerships that will generate more than a million jobs in the next five years in the rural areas of ... Read more...

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Future Generali eyeing 34 percent growth this fiscal


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Future Generali, the insurance joint venture between India's Future Group and Italy's Generali, is looking at 34 percent growth in business by the end of the 2010-11 fiscal ... Read more...

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Mergers and acquisitions may intensify in Indian FMCG sector: KPMG


September 19th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The food, drinks and consumer goods industry is likely to see a consolidaton in the coming months, with large size firms looking to improve margins by ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel bags BCCI’s sponsorship rights for home series


August 20th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Friday bagged the sponsorship rights for the Indian cricket team's home series for a period of three years (2010-2013). "Bharti Airtel has won the ... Read more...

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Tata, Future Group launch GSM mobile service


June 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) and retail giant Future Group Saturday launched a mobile telephony service under the brand name T24. Under the first of its kind ... Read more...

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Future Generali clocks 255 percent growth in premium


May 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Future Generali India Life Insurance Company, a joint venture between Future Group of India and Generali Group of Italy, has registered 255 percent growth in total premium for ... Read more...

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‘Shop for Change’ brings hope to farmers


April 11th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sakshi Gulati New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Despite government initiatives like debt waiver and higher minimum support prices for their produce, farmers in India struggle to earn a decent living. They ... Read more...

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Future Group targets $three billion turnover by 2011


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) India's leading retail conglomerate Future group targets a turnover of $3 billion by 2011 from the current $2 billion, a top company official said here Monday. "We are aiming ... Read more...

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Future Generali Life to infuse Rs.150 crore additional capital


January 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Private life insurer Future Generali Life Insurance, which has an equity base of Rs.667 crore, plans to infuse another Rs.150 crore by March and partner with a sister ... Read more...

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Jute council eyes African, East European markets


November 2nd, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) In its bid to promote and make people aware of jute products, the Jute Manufacturers Development Council (JMDC) is eyeing the African, East European and Canadian markets, an ... Read more...

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Future Generali expects Rs.750 crore premium income


October 15th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Riding on signs of economic recovery and new product launches Future Generali India Life Insurance expects to earn a first-year premium (FYP) income of Rs.750 crore this fiscal, ... Read more...

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Clarks, Future group to jointly retail footwear in India


October 14th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian retail major Future group and British footwear retailer Clarks will form a joint venture to promote the Clarks brand in India. According to Ravdeep Singh, chief executive ... Read more...

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South India’s largest mall to be ready next year


September 1st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The first phase of the 1.8 million sq. ft. Rs.750 crore Express Avenue, billed to be south India's largest shopping mall cum commercial and hospitality complex, is expected ... Read more...

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Indian IT firms bag British Petroleum contracts (Business Capsule)


August 26th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Infosys, Wipro and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have bagged IT maintenance contracts from oil and gas giant British Petroleum (BP) Plc, the Indian IT firms said in separate ... Read more...

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Future Generali Insurance to launch 10-12 new products


June 18th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Future Generali India Life Insurance, co-promoted by the Kishore Biyani-led Future Group that owns the Pantaloons apparel brand, plans to launch 10-12 new products this fiscal, some of ... Read more...

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Britain’s footwear major Pavers in expansion mode in India


April 12th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Britain-based leather footwear major Pavers England, which entered the Indian market last year, is planning to set up a manufacturing facility in the country, besides tying up ... Read more...

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The Body Shop cuts costs, plans expansion to tap growing market


March 10th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With the $950-million Indian cosmetics market expected to grow 15-20 percent annually despite the slowdown, Britain-based personal care products retailer The Body Shop has drawn ... Read more...

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Valentine’’s Day messages are embossed on roses


February 13th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 13 (ANI): Courting couples and lovebirds here have found a new way to express their affectionate thoughts to their beloved ones on the occasion of Valentine''s Day. Thanks to ''Feelings ... Read more...

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Future Generali eyes Rs.10 bn premium income by 2010


January 14th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Future Generali, the joint venture with the Italian insurance giant Generali, is expecting to touch a premium income of about Rs.10 billion by 2010, a senior official said ... Read more...

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NGO gives Rs.100,000 to Ahmedabad terror victim


December 24th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 24 (IANS) A city based NGO, National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL), has handed over a receipt of Rs.100,000 to a 10-year-old Ahmedabad serial blast victim. The amount, collected by ... Read more...

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EU governments eroding civil liberties at breathtaking rate in name of security


September 11th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): EU governments and policy-makers are eroding civil liberties and privacy at a "breathtaking" rate in the name of security policy, a damning report has claimed.Civil liberties watchdog ... Read more...

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