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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 |

Clinton, Sonia, Nooyi among ‘world’s powerful moms’ (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi figure in Forbes' World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list topped ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola eyes Olympic market in Russia


September 26th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS) US soft drink giant Coca-Cola has launched a $120 million plant in south Russia to supply non-alcoholic beverages for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, ... Read more...

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Plachimada Tribunal Bill passed in Kerala assembly


February 24th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) A bill seeking compensation from soft drink giant Coca Cola for the losses its Kerala plant caused to the people living nearby was passed in the state assembly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cheryl Cole ’set for $1m Pepsi deal’


February 13th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Cheryl Cole could pocket 1 million dollars endorsing soft drink giant Pepsi - only if she lands the role of a judge on the American version of the ... Read more...

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Over 200 top chief executives coming with Obama


October 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) With trade high on his agenda, some 200 odd top US business chiefs, including soft drink giant Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi, are expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pepsi Refresh Project Voting Ends, Speculations Begin


August 1st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the voting for the Pepsi Refresh Project has just ended, the web is abuzz with the speculations about the people who received the grants from ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Environment |

Trivikram To Direct Mahesh For Commercial


July 21st, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Trivikram Srinivas is the enormously talented director and writer from the Telugu movie industry. He would be doing something new now. He would ideate and come up ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tribunal to recover damages from Coke in Kerala (Lead)


July 1st, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) A tribunal will be set up to recover Rs.216.26 crore from Coca-Cola for the socio-economic damage caused by its bottling plant in Palakkad that has now been shut ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala to make Coca Cola pay for damages


June 27th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 27 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday lashed out at soft drink giant Coca Cola and said a tribunal will be set up to recover the cost of socio-economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala industry secretary in trouble, speaking for Coke


May 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) Kerala Industry Secretary T. Balakrishnan, who is of the rank of additional chief secretary, appears to be in trouble over his remark early this week seemingly favouring soft ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coca-Cola to set up three new plants in China


April 28th, 2010 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) US soft-drink giant Coca-Cola will set up three new plants in China this year with an investment of $2 billion, the company said. Two bottling plants will be opened ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Seasoned faces give way to young celebs in ads


April 24th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Move over Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta, gen next celebrities are here to rock the ad world. Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Genelia D'Souza ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Coke caused loss of Rs.216.26 crore in Kerala’


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 22 (IANS) Soft drink giant Coca Cola has caused socio-economic damage amounting to Rs.216.26 crore in Plachimada village of Kerala's Palakkad district, said a report submitted to state Water Resources ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala panel wants Coca Cola to pay for water damage


March 18th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) Beverage giant Coca Cola's bottling plant in Perumatty in Palakkad district has led to depletion of water resources, a Kerala assembly panel said Thursday and recommended ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian media watchdog warns Coke


November 10th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has formally warned Coca-Cola over a spam marketing campaign, but spared it from a monetary penalty, unlike the three other companies ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pepsi has no idea where MJ’s ‘fire accident’ footage came from


July 18th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Soft drink giant Pepsi says that it does not have any idea as to from where the "terrifying" footage showing late King of Pop Michael Jackson's hair ... Read more...

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Coke pulls TV ad where women are seen as sexual toys for men


May 4th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): Global soft drink giant Coca Cola has been forced to withdraw a television advertisement that suggests women should be available for sex whenever men want it.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soft-drink volume up, profits down at Coca-Cola


April 22nd, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 22 (DPA) Soft-drink giant Coca-Cola Co reported a drop of 10 percent in first-quarter profits Tuesday, citing costs to restructure its German distribution. Profits were $1.35 billion, or 58 cents ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz consumer body tells Coke to correct myth-related ad


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.2 (ANI): The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has ordered soft drink giant Coca-Cola to correct its controversial "Motherhood and Myth-Busting" advertising campaign featuring actor Kerry Armstrong.Using the wholesome motherly image ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court directs Pepsi to compensate for condom in bottle


January 28th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Noting that "legal remedies are going beyond the reach of the common man", a consumer court here has asked soft drink giant Pepsi to pay Rs.23,000 as ... Read more...

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Civil nuclear deal strongly in India’’s interest: Indra Nooyi


September 24th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 24 (ANI): Chief executive of US based beverage giant PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi on Wednesday hailed the India-US nuclear deal calling it strongly in country''s interests.A U.S. Senate ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CSR - soft drink giant restores ancient village step well


July 18th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy Sarai Bawari (Rajasthan), July 18 (IANS) This village is home to a 400-year-old step well whose sparkling waters brim with fish, some weighing nearly 10 kg. But don't try ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kingfisher sponsors IPL umpires for Rs.1.06 billion


March 20th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines will pay the Indian Premier League (IPL) Rs.106 crores (Rs.1.06 billion or $26.17 million) to sponsor the umpires for five years for the Twenty20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pepsi pays $12.5 mn to be official IPL drink


March 18th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
By Qaiser Mohammad Ali New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Pepsi will be the official beverage of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) for five years and the deal with the soft drink giant ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Liam Gallaghter’s home is haunted by John Lennon’s ghost


November 14th, 2007 - 3:04 am ICT by admin
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