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India inc favours investments in equities, mutual funds


August 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) India Inc is in favour of investments in equities and mutual funds than in gold to improve the balance of payments (BoP) and reduce the ... Read more...

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Bring in GST, DTC to spur growth, India Inc tells government


August 27th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) India Inc Monday urged the government to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Direct Tax Code (DTC) to spur economic growth, which has been ... Read more...

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Indian firm to invest in Pakistan


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian firm Godrej wants to make an investment in Pakistan, a media report said.The investment will be made in the country by the end of the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders congratulate Pranab


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Political leaders and industrialists in Maharashtra congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his victory in the presidential poll and wished him the best in his tenure in ... Read more...

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Nuclear technology will aid people, farms and factories: BARC director (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), India's premier nuclear research organisation, will propagate the societal benefits of nuclear technology in agriculture, health and industry while completing ... Read more...

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Business sentiments worse than reality: Adi Godrej (Interview)


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Indian economy and businesses are passing through difficult times due to lack of reforms and governance, but the sentiments are even worse than ... Read more...

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Adi Godrej is new CII president


April 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej has been elected as the president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2012-13.Godrej succeeds B. Muthuraman.Godrej is ... Read more...

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India Inc says cheers to surprise interest rates cut (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Industry Tuesday rejoiced at the interest rates cut by the Reserve Bank of India for the first time in three years by an unexpected ... Read more...

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Godrej Properties to raise Rs.500-600 crore to reduce debt


February 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) Godrej Properties Ltd, the real estate arm of the Godrej Group, plans to raise Rs.500-600 crore through the institutional placement programme (IPP) soon to reduce its ... Read more...

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Companies have no choice but to be in India: Ashwani Kumar


January 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 27 (IANS) India and China will emerge as the only destinations for companies seeking business as Asia will lead the world economic growth in the coming decade, ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts trade fair for Dalit entrepreneurs


December 16th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) A three-day trade fair featuring 170 stalls representing businesses of Dalit entrepreneurs from across India was inaugurated here Friday by Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej.The ... Read more...

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Indian delegation to visit UK for expanding trade ties


June 27th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A business delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will visit Britain this week for talks with top government officials on deepening trade ... Read more...

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Infosys founder’s son weds TVS chief’s daughter (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The scions of two of big Indian business groups, Infosys and TVS, got married Sunday at a function attended by high-profile businessmen and politicians.Rohan Murthy, ... Read more...

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Infosys founder’s son weds TVS chief’s daughter


June 5th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The scions of two of big Indian business families -- Infosys and TVS -- got married Sunday at a function attended by high-profile businessmen and ... Read more...

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Godrej forays into television market in Karnataka


May 26th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) The Godrej group, a leading player in home appliances, entered the burgeoning television market in Karnataka by unveiling a range of digital products here Thursday."Our range ... Read more...

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B Muthuraman takes over as new CII president, Adi Godrej elected CII president designate


April 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel Limited and Chairman, Tata International Ltd, was elected president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2011-12. He succeeds ... Read more...

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Muthuraman elected new CII president


April 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Tata Steel vice chairman B. Muthuraman has been elected the new president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2011-12 while Godrej Group chairman ... Read more...

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CII stands firm in fight against corruption


April 9th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): Welcoming the agreement reached between the government and the movement being led by Anna Hazare, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) President Hari Bhartia said that the CII ... Read more...

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Adi Godrej succeeds Rajat Gupta as ISB chairman (Lead, correcting figure in para two)


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Godrej Group chairman Adi Godrej was Saturday elected chairman of the Indian School of Business (ISB), succeeding Rajat Gupta, who resigned last month after the US ... Read more...

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Adi Godrej succeeds Rajat Gupta as ISB chairman


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Godrej Group chairman Adi Godrej was Saturday elected the chairman of the city-based Indian School of Business (ISB). He succeeded Rajat Gupta, who resigned March 21 ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes budget 2011-12


February 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Assurance to roll out the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST), higher export duty on iron ore, foreign investment in equity mutual funds -- the budget ... Read more...

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Top corporates welcome budget 2011-12


February 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Reactions were mostly positive from the corporate sector to the general budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha Monday.Some of the reactions ... Read more...

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Godrej Group planning Rs.300-315 crore investment


October 6th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) The Godrej Group is planning to invest Rs.300-315 crore in setting up a soap plant, a chemical and a cosmetics unit, and go for acquisitions in the ... Read more...

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First set of 2,000 rural youth placed under special skills project (With Image)


August 19th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) NIS Sparta, an educational training institution and part of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG), Thursday announced the placement of 2,000 underprivileged youth from rural areas ... Read more...

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India’s middle class driving innovation, consumption, but still vulnerable: ADB


August 19th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): Innovative, cheaply priced products targeted at India's booming middle class are helping to spur domestic consumption and growth but the sector remains vulnerable to economic shocks and carefully ... Read more...

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Godrej Consumer Products acquires Indonesia’s Megasari Group


May 17th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) Monday announced the acquisition of Indonesia-based PT. Megasari Makmur Group and its distribution company in Indonesia. Megasari Group manufactures and distributes a range ... Read more...

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Godrej Sara Lee to set up insecticides plant in Nepal


March 17th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 17 (IANS) Godrej Sara Lee (GSLL), a joint venture between India's Godrej Group and the US' Sara Lee Corporation, is setting up a plant in Nepal to meet the growing ... Read more...

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Emotional connect with customer key to branding: Godrej


February 19th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 19 (IANS) The ubiquitous customer and his/her role in driving business growth occupied the centre-stage at the fifth Brand Summit 2010 here Friday. Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej, who delivered the ... Read more...

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Disabled sailor successfully completes Mumbai-Goa voyage


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Triumphing against all odds, TV actor and writer Salil Chaturvedi, who is paralysed below the waist, led a four-member sailing expedition from Mumbai to Goa in a campaign ... Read more...

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Clinton for promising ties with India, mourns Mumbai victims (Afternoon Lead)


July 18th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday that the US wanted "new and promising relations" with India as she began a five-day visit to the country by ... Read more...

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India, US in new era of cooperation: Clinton


July 18th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday met a select group of Indian business leaders here, focussing on issues such as energy security, agriculture, the global financial crisis ... Read more...

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PM reviews current economic situation with industry leaders


March 28th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday reviewed the current economic situation with top industry leaders.Dr. Singh sought their views on India's stand at the G-20 ... Read more...

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Captains of India Inc worried about global recession, but say can withstand


November 16th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): With the signs of global reversionary trends setting in, Indian Inc say that while they are worried about the global meltdown, they are also confident that ... Read more...

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Godrej asks government to offer stimulus package


November 16th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Consumer goods major Godrej Group has urged the government to offer a "stimulus package" on the lines of China to help domestic companies sustain their growth momentum, ... Read more...

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Godrej ties up with Tyson to tap Indian poultry market


July 1st, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 1 (IANS) With an eye on the $3 billion Indian poultry market, Godrej Agrovet Ltd has signed a joint venture with US-based Tyson Foods Incorporated, one of the world's largest ... Read more...

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