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  • Duty relief helpful if it works for a long time: FICCI February 17, 2014

    FICCI president Sidharth Birla said that the government has given some duty relief but we have to see the duration of it. But if it works for a long time, it will be very helpful. The auto-mobile industry was in a bad state and he has tried to help it...
  • FTN: Twitter wars on Rahul and Modi: Can social media set the political agenda? April 9, 2013

    Twitter was split in the middle in its reaction to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Monday at the annual general meeting of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) on the status of women in India. ...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi adresses FICCI Ladies Organisation April 8, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reached out to women, saying they are ahead of men today while addressing the FICCI Ladies Organisation in New Delhi. Addressing the FICCI Ladies Organisation, Modi called for the need to integrate and financially empower women to achieve growth and make India a...
  • FICCI Frames 2013: Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap talk movies March 15, 2013

    From Zoya Akhtar's role in 'Kamasutra' to Karan Johar's dance act inspired by Jaya Prada, our filmmakers revealed a thing or two about their filmi connection while in conversation with our Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand at the ongoing FICCI Frames in Mumbai. ...
  • Media conclave kick-starts in Chennai October 18, 2012

    The fourth edition of the FICCI entertainment and Business Conclave kick-started in Chennai and the first day of the conference had in attendance some biggies including the Chairman of the Conclave Kamal Hassan along with noted Hollywood producer-director Barrie Osborne. The evening saw a felicitation of greats of the industry...
  • Punish AMRI hospital staff, says victim's daughter January 3, 2012

    Kolkata: Paromita Guha Thakurta, the daughter of one of those who died in the AMRI fire tragedy has asked for strict punishment to the hospital staff saying they were highly irresponsibly in carrying out their duties. ...
  • FTN: Is governance in limbo in UPA-2? June 14, 2011

    Smitha Nair asks a panel of experts if, governance is in limbo in UPA-2. According to an (ET-FICCI) survey. ...
  • TMC waiting to make history: Amit Mitra May 14, 2011

    FICCI Secretary General Amit Mitra says that peace and stability will help attract investors to West Bengal....
  • Hugh Jackman steals limelight from SRK, KJo March 26, 2011

    Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman is in India and he was the guest of honour at a Mumbai media event alongwith Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar. The actor was at his charming best and impressed everyone with his quotable quotes. ...
  • How will the Japan quake affect Indian economy? March 15, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai talks to FICCI Director General Dr Rajiv Kumar about possible effects of the Japan earthquake on India's economy. ...
  • Bollywood gets credit, Southern cinema sidelined November 20, 2009

    South Indian films contribute to 50 per cent of the revenue to the entertainment industry in India. Yet, it's Bollywood which walks away with all the glory. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) media and entertainment business conclave held in Chennai on Thursday had representatives from...
  • Nike dresses Indian team in brand new blue February 22, 2009

    Nike dresses the Indian cricket team in brand new colors, FICCI frames 2009 ...
  • 26/11: What women want the Govt to do December 20, 2008

    At a recent interaction organised by the Young FICCI Ladies Organisation (YFLO), the focus was on how to become better citizens. ...