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  • Corporates upbeat on Modi's US visit, expect tangible outcomes September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India Inc is optimistic about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming US visit, with 77 per cent of corporates eyeing tangible outcomes from meetings with President Barack Obama and a boost to bilateral trade from current level of $150 billion, says an Assocham survey. The survey covered 261 corporate heads...
  • Businessmen at ScottishEnglish border worry independence may complicate things for them September 18, 2014

    Scotland is about to make a decision that could spell the end of the United Kingdom as we now know it. The impact of tomorrow's independence referendum is going to be huge. And the latest polls show a divided nation, where undecided voters could determine the future. Many business owners...
  • CBI probe sought into Delhi businessmen's death September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Nearly two months after three businessmen were found dead in a car here in the capital, their families on Saturday took out a candlelight march, demanding a CBI probe into the deaths. Three people Nishant Datta, 25, Balvinder Singh, 33, and Lakshman Prakash (30) were found dead in...
  • Bangalore to host Muslim business summit on November 22 November 15, 2013

    Muslim entrepreneurs, businessmen and professionals from around the country will converge for the fifth All India Minorities Business Summit in Bangalore on November 22, an organiser said in Bangalore. Inspired by the huge economic progress achieved by the Muslim community in Britain, the organisers have invited two international experts to guide...
  • Businessmen using money to enter Parliament, says Sharad Yadav July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United chief Sharad Yadav has said that money power in politics is indeed a worrying issue. Pointing out how business have made it to the Rajya Sabha, Yadav said, "The situation is deteriorating in politics. People now enter Parliament through the influence of money. Businessmen have...
  • Cameron announces sameday visa for Indian investors February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: British Prime Minister David Cameron continued his attempt to woo Indian students and businesses by offering new visa services for Indians. He said the United Kingdom will introduce same day visa services for Indian investors. He added there would be no cap on the number of Indian students who...
  • Letter from the editor: The magic of entertainment January 29, 2013

    First, a statutory warning: This special edition won't give you an inside track on the secret lives of India's best known celebrities or the shallow entertainment derived from the walltowall coverage of page three parties. Instead, at its core, this Celebrity 100 special edition is about decoding what lies behind the...
  • IT professionals, businessmen facing visa problems: Govt May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Some IT professionals and businessmen were facing problems in getting visas mainly due to outsourcing issues in those countries but Indian consulates are active in providing all help in resolving the grievances, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Asked during Question Hour about denial of visa by some...
  • Kakkar murder: Cops scour phones for more victims April 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Ever since Delhibased businessman Arun Tikkus savaged body was found in his Oshiwara apartment in Mumbai, cops have been hurtling from one shocking lead to another, as they unravel the mysteries surrounding the macabre events that led to the murders of two wealthy victims Arun Tikku and Karan Kakkar. Cops...
  • When 150 Mercedes rolled into Aurangabad October 15, 2010

    Aurangabad: This could well be the highest valued car deal in India. A group of businessmen has put Aurangabad on the world map by buying a whopping 150 highend luxury cars in one go. The group wants to put their hometown on the global map. The Mercedes Benz cars priced...
  • Mumbai running: 43 km full marathon begins in Mumbai January 18, 2009

    Mumbai: The Half Marathon event is already underway. The 43 Km full marathon amidst heavy security begins and ends at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, one of the places where terror struck on 26/11. About 35,000 people are taking part in the event including bigwigs from the business and entertainment industry. The theme...
  • Jain traders raise $13.75 m to train IAS aspirants January 3, 2008

    Mumbai: In an unexpected move, 36 leading Jain businessmen from India and abroad donated Rs 540 million ($13.75 million) to set up five academies to train students for the civil services examinations. The donations each amounting to Rs 15 million were made following an appeal by Jain spiritual leader...
  • Businessmen put profit on hold to vote in Gujarat December 11, 2007

    New Delhi: In an election with such a high stakes where every vote counts, the business, diamond and textile industry remained closed on Tuesday with businessmen canvassing to garner support. Diamond trader Praveen Anabatic got his entire family together, even calling his NRI daughter back from the US to vote. And for...
  • Polls are new business for Gujarat industrialists November 24, 2007

    Surat (Gujarat): All BJP and Congress candidates who have filed their nominations for the four constituencies in Surat are not just politicians, they are wealthy industrialists as well. Industry insiders say Surat businessmen pumped in around 50 crore rupees during the last elections and this time it's a whopping 1,000...