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Realty industry welcomes rate cut, sees benefit for all (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The interest rate-sensitive realty sector Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to cut key lending rates by 50 basis points, and felt ... Read more...

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Malabar Gold group to diversify into retailing of lifestyle products


March 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) As a business de-risking and diversification strategy, the Kerala-based $2.4 billion Malabar group with interests in jewellery retailing and real estate development has decided to venture ... Read more...

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New-look Malabar Gold targets $6 bn turnover by 2015


March 25th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Aiming to be third largest jewellery retail chain in the world with a $6 billion turnover by 2015, Kerala-based Malabar Gold & Diamonds (formerly Malabar Gold) ... Read more...

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Stars descend at Kolkata stadium to witness Messi match


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Stars and stalwarts from the world of movie, politics and sports descended at the city's Salt Lake stadium to witness soccer star Lionel Messi and ... Read more...

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Messi mania draws sports lovers, Bollywood stars, tycoons


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Kolkata - the soccer mad hub of cricket crazy India - is gearing up to receive superstar footballer Lionel Messi for Argentina's FIFA official friendly ... Read more...

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Messi match broadcast rights sold to 152 countries: Organisers


August 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The first FIFA official friendly soccer match in cricket-crazy India between Argentina and Venezuela Sept 2 could turn out to be the most televised sports event ... Read more...

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Messi to captain strong Argentina side in Kolkata


August 19th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Soccer superstar Lionel Messi will make his debut as full-time captain but striker Carlos Tevez has been omitted from a star-studded Argentina team that will take ... Read more...

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Lionel Messi, Argentine side to play in Kolkata


February 7th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) The entire Argentine national soccer team would be seen in action in a friendly game at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium Sep 2, a sports management group said here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Diego Forlan to visit Kolkata


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) After former World Cup stars Romario and Branco, it is now the turn of a current football celebrity Diego Forlan to visit Kolkata at the month end. The Uruguayan, ... Read more...

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Eighty percent of medical expenditure spent on twenty percent people: Dinesh Trivedi


July 9th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dinesh Trivedi on Friday said eighty percent of medical expenditure in India is spent on twenty percent of people."This ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered Bank to raise resources in Indian market


May 18th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Britain-based global bank Standard Chartered Plc will come out with its first ever Indian Depository Receipt (IDR) issue May 25 to increase its market visibility and brand image ... Read more...

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Google’s Android outsells iPhone, threatens BlackBerry


May 11th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 11 (IANS) Though the Canadian icon BlackBerry continues to maintain its lead in the US smart phone market, handsets with Google's Android operating system may upset it soon, says a ... Read more...

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Austrian artist Gustav Klimt inspires Bird Group’s calendar


January 17th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Austrian Symbolist artist Gustav Klimt is the inspiration for the diversified Bird Group's 2010 limited edition calendar that features actor Chitrangada Singh and model Ayesha Thapar in ... Read more...

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MV Aquamarine to ensure High Seas luxury cruising for tourists in India


December 1st, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Dec.1 (ANI): Indian travellers will soon be able to enjoy the joys of international class cruising on the Indian Ocean onboard MV Aquamarine, the first international cruise ship to homeport in ... Read more...

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UK ‘has the worst copyright laws’, says consumer watchdog


April 17th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): A consumer watchdog has said that UK has the worst copyright laws, as they "needlessly criminalise" music fans and need to be updated.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

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DLF to stay as IPL title sponsor


January 21st, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Amidst the economic downturn, India's real estate major DLF Wednesday said it was committed to stay on as the title sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for ... Read more...

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Maradona auctions off tie, gear for soccer academy


December 8th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Wrapping up his maiden visit to India on a high, football legend Diego Maradona took off his tie and put it under the hammer to raise money for ... Read more...

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Bird Group launches travel planning software


November 12th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) City-based Bird Group has launched a new travel planning software, 'Bird Res-SBT solutions', aimed at helping business houses reduce travel costs.The group has tied up with travel ... 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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Valuable Group to invest $100 mn on defunct Disney service


July 21st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) City-based media and technology firm Valuable Group, which last week acquired the Disney-founded MovieBeam - a facility that enables wireless transmission of movies into the set-top box in ... Read more...

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