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Coca-Cola re-enters Myanmar after six decades


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 13 (IANS) Soft drink giant Coca-Cola has re-entered the Myanmar market after a gap of more than 60 years, following the lifting of US economic sanctions on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tata to take ‘Himalayan’ water brand to new markets


August 31st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages, a part of the Tata Group, Friday said it is working on increasing the penetration of its 'Himalayan' water brand and aiming to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Floyd Mayweather Jr tops the list of the top paid athletes


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Floyd Mayweather Jr has now topped the list of the best paid athletes. Since the list began in 8 years earlier, in 2012, the top ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punjab farmers adopt direct seeding to save water, cut costs in rice cultivation


July 18th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barnala (Punjab), July 18 (IANS) Farmers in Punjab are increasingly using the direct seeding method of rice cultivation that reduces water consumption by almost 30 percent and labour and costs ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gogoi bats for FDI in multi-brand retail sector


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday called for foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail sector and said the states willing to implement it should ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I like curvaceous Indian women: Vidya


May 24th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Size zero may be a fad, but actress Vidya Balan, who flaunted her curves unabashedly in "The Dirty Picture", says she is all for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Drogba to visit India in June


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vidya Balan bags another endorsement deal (With Image)


May 21st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) National Award winning actress Vidya Balan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of new range of Aliva, one of the popular snacks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Hillary Clinton world’s No.1 powerful mom’


May 13th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been named by the ForbesWoman magazine as the world's No.1 'Powerful Mom' in its annual ranking list.Besides being actively ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clinton pitches for FDI in multibrand retail (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Making a strong pitch for further opening up of the Indian economy, especially with regard to foreign direct investment (FDI) in multibrand retail, US Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beverage makers set for summer war in $10 bn market


April 9th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) With the mercury rising and the fizz getting louder, beverage makers are launching new products and campaigns with catchy taglines to grab a share of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now Ranbir promotes football


April 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After T20 cricket, T20 football is here! Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, brand ambassador of Pepsi, has urged the youth to be part of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Katrina on a bottle! (Movie Snippets)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Are you a die hard Katrina Kaif fan? A limited range of collectible bottles inspired by the actress has been launched and fans can ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indra Nooyi gets a raise, makes $17 mn in 2011


March 24th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) PepsiCo's Indian-born chairman and chief executive Indra Nooyi received $17.1 million in compensation in 2011, a 5.8 percent increase from her 2010 package, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pepsi launches T20 football


March 14th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Global beverage major Pepsi is all set to launch T20 football event to make the game attractive in cricket-crazy India.The seven-a-side amateur tournament is for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I would’ve loved to be a footballer, says Ranbir (With Images)


February 29th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) If it had not have been showbiz for Ranbir Kapoor, it would definitely have been football, says the actor, who is endorsing a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pepsi test-markets Slice in Canada to tap diaspora market


February 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods major PepsiCo has started test marketing its mango-based drink Slice in Canada to tap the Indian diaspora consumers there."We have started ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NourishCo hopes for Rs.700 crore business


February 10th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) NourishCo Beverages Ltd, an equal joint venture between Tata Beverages and PepsiCo, is looking at a business of Rs.700 crore over the next five years by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pepsico to procure 80,000 tonnes of potato from Bengal


January 19th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panpara (West Bengal), Jan 19 (IANS) PepsiCo India, which has set a target to procure 60,000 tonnes of potato from West Bengal in the current fiscal, plans to raise the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mountain Dew sued after dead mouse found in a soda can


January 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Illinois man has sued PepsiCo after claiming that he found a dead mouse in a can of Mountain Dew that he purchased from a vending ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Matt Damon gets $8 mn for safe water facility in India


October 28th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor Matt Damon's non-profit organization Water.org has received $8 million grant from PepsiCo Foundation to improve access to safe water and sanitation in India.This ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indra Nooyi second most powerful woman in US business


October 1st, 2011 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) After five years on top, PepsiCo's Indian American chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has been pushed to the second spot as most powerful woman in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Save water, urges Ranbir


September 12th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor has donated his winnings from the game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" to a charity which works for preservation of water and has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indra Nooyi, Piyush Pandey to speak at AdAsia 2011


September 8th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Leading business honchos including Indra Nooyi, chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo, and Piyush Pandey, executive chairman and creative director, South Asia, Ogilvy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Global Beverages to enter nourishing foods sector: Ratan Tata


August 30th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages is focused on growing globally and will in the near future enter the field of nourishing foods, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

3 lucky farmers enjoy World Cup final at Wankhede (With images)


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Two lucky farmers from Maharashtra and one from Punjab were among the thousands of spectators who witnessed the India-Sri Lanka cricket World Cup final at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sharman replaces ‘Fido Dido’ as 7UP brand ambassador


March 21st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi has replaced the cartoon character of Fido Dido as the face of PepsiCo's aerated drink 7UP.Sharman has been signed up ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Could ’skinny’ diet Pepsi turn out to be a big fat faux pas?


February 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): The launch of a new 'skinny' diet Pepsi, which associates itself with 'beautiful and confident women', could turn out to be big fat faux pas."Diet Pepsi has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

80 percent of food adulteration accused walk free in Gujarat


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) Over 80 percent of accused in food adulteration cases in Gujarat in the last five years were acquitted due to the state government's laxity and delay in prosecuting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Salman appointed first brand ambassador of Mountain Dew


December 30th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) "Dabangg" Salman Khan will now send out a new message to his fans - ‘Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai' - as the newly appointed brand ambassador of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pepsi to roll out ‘drinkable’ fruit snack ‘Tripolis’ in bid to expand


December 30th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Already facing stiff competition from U.S. rivals Coca Cola Co and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc, PepsiCo is now rolling out a new product - a 'drinkable' snack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gujarat government pulled up for delay in food adulteration cases


December 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) Gujarat High Court has come down heavily on the state government for being slow in allowing tests and subsequent prosecution in food adulteration cases, which results in a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apex court quashes adulteration case against Pepsi


November 18th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set aside a Kerala High court judgment and quashed the prosecution of Pepsico India Holding Private Limited based on complaints alleging presence ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-US ties can create more jobs: Indra Nooyi


November 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) PepsiCo chairman Indra Nooyi, ranked among the most influential global business leaders, Saturday said deeper ties between Indian and US companies can actually fuel job creation for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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