Videsh

  • 11 firms to join huge Brazil oil auction September 20, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Eleven oil firms, including India's ONGC Videsh, paid more than USD 900,000 each to enter an auction next month for rights to explore Brazil's huge deepwater Libra field, authorities said. International giants such as Britain's BP and BG Group, as well as American firm ExxonMobil chose to stay...
  • India, Kazakhstan to carry forward civil nuclear cooperation beyond 2014 March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: India and Kazakhstan on Tuesday agreed to carry forward their civil nuclear cooperation beyond 2014, the deadline for the supply of fuel for the reactors as per the present nuclear contract, with the uranium-rich nation assuring to help meet the "big appetite" of energy-deficient India. The two sides also...
  • ONGC keen on stake in Russia's Arctic oil and gas fields August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of stateowned Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), is eyeing stake in Russia's ambitious Arctic Ocean oil and gas projects with US supermajor ExxonMobil and Italian energy giant ENI. OVL on May 4 wrote to Russian state oil company Rosneft expressing interest in...
  • China warns India again on South China Sea April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: China has once again warned India against exploring oil in the South China Sea. The warning came a day after China lost ground on the issue at the ASEAN summit that ended in Cambodia on Wednesday. The South China Sea dispute was discussed at the ASEAN summit despite...
  • 'Tata Steel India's most admired company' March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Tata Steel has topped a list of India's 50 most admired companies, while four other companies from the steeltosoftware conglomerate Tata group have also made to the first such rankings. However, the first such list for India, compiled by business magazine Fortune and global management consultancy Hay Group, has...
  • VSNL land row: Tatas hit back March 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The Tata group has written a letter to telecom minister kapil Sibal on the VSNL land deal. In its letter, the Tata group has said that the surplus land is still unused. Earlier this week, Sibal ordered a probe into the divestment of land. The land in question...
  • I will get married when destiny wants: Preity April 28, 2009

    She no longer wants to be called 'Bubbly'. "I have long passed that age,"says Preity Zinta. Sreya Basu talks to the actress and Kings XI Punjab coowner on the current agendas of her life. Question: Films, IPL, sponsoring 34 poor girlsis that what you call 'branching out'? Preity Zinta: (Smiles) I have...
  • FLOP 10: The worst films of 2009 April 10, 2009

    Buzz18 critics pick the movies they hated the most in the year's first quarter. ...
  • Preity gungho about IPL, rubbishes breakup rumours April 9, 2009

    Mumbai: Preity Zinta, who has been dodging the media of late, recently surfaced as the brand ambassador for Godrej Eon. And we at CNNIBN couldn't help but ask her about the rumors of her breakup with Ness as well as her campaigning for the Congress. "All rumours. The press seems to...
  • Box Office: March, a month of duds! March 30, 2009

    Unlike the months of January and February, which saw a few successes like Raaz 2, Dev.D and Slumdog Crorepati, the opening weekend performance of the new releases Aa Dekhen Zara, Ek The Power of One and Videsh Heaven on Earth proved March to be a complete disaster...
  • Masand's Movie Review: Videsh a thoughtprovoking film March 28, 2009

    Director: Deepa Mehta Cast: Preity Zinta, Vansh Bhardwaj It's difficult to describe just how good Preity Zinta is in her role as a battered young bride in director Deepa Mehta's Videsh. So good in fact, you're almost willing to overlook the film's lapses. Zinta stars as Chand, a cheery Punjabi girl who travels...
  • Aa Dekhen Zara, EkThe Power Of One hit theatres March 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Friday promises to offer cinemalovers ample to enjoy. Two potboilers, backtoback in the form of Aa Dekhen Zara and Ek The power of one should keep viewers wondering what to watch. There is also a Reese Witherspoon starrer Anywhere but home and a Preity Zinta starrer...
  • Videsh releasing in India on March 27 March 14, 2009

    Mumbai: After being received well in Canada, Deepa Mehta's latest film Heaven On Earth starring Preity Zinta is all set to release in India with an all new name, Videsh. The filmmaker and the actress were in town to promote the film. And comparison with Jagmohan Mundra's Provoked was something...
  • Director's cut: Deepa Mehta on Heaven on Earth March 8, 2009

    Filmmaker Deepa Mehta's Heaven On Earth starring Preity Zinta is all set to hit Indian theatres as Videsh on March 20. CNNIBN caught up with her in London where she spoke about Preity Zinta's performance and scripting Midnight's Children along with Sir Salman Rushdie. CNNIBN: What can one expect from...
  • 3 Indian firms 'dirty' their hands with Myanmar junta October 1, 2007

    New Delhi: At least three Indian companies and a Malaysian firm running some projects in India are among dozens of foreign investment players in Myanmar which have been put on a Dirty List for refusing to sever their business ties with the militaryruled nation in spite of repeated appeals from...
  • ONGC wins oil block in Brazil November 29, 2006

    New Delhi: ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of staterun Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), has won an oil exploration block in Brazil. OVL won the offshore SM1103 block in the Santos basin paying 1.5 million reais ($6,80,000), a company official said. The company was among the host of global energy...