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  • Airtel to double 4G network by next year: CEO Sunil Mittal March 9, 2015

    Barcelona: Flush with an investment outlay of USD 3 billion a year on networks, telecom major Bharti Airtel plans to double its 4G network by next fiscal as it gears up to take on competition, including the much-awaited foray of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries group. "We have decided to roll out...
  • Stand-up comic Aditi Mittal and actress Richa Chadda tell us about everything they will do for 'love' March 9, 2015

    If you're above woman and 18, then your parents have probably asked you the question "Beta, when will you get married?"Arranged marriages have become a lot more progressive and now we are stuck with something called 'arranged dates'. It is when you meet your possible 'would be' alone and try...
  • Additional spectrum case: 2G court to hear arguments from March 4 February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The special 2G court would start hearing from next month arguments on framing of charges in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case, in which CBI has chargesheeted former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms. Special CBI Judge OP Saini fixed the matter for March 4 to...
  • Watch: This AIB 'roast' of actors Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh must be viewed with headphones ON. Seriously January 29, 2015

    In the beginning, the comedy collective All India Backchod endevour to define the idea of celebrity roasting. But despite all formal definitions, the best that works is given by 'roast master', filmmaker Karan Johar. He says, "Let the filth begin".From unabashedly inappropriate jokes, to toilet humour and digs on each...
  • Railways plan to generate Rs 2,000 crore from advertisement on its assets January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to tide over its financial crunch, Railways is mulling over a plan to generate Rs 2,000 crore as additional revenue from non-tariff sources like advertisements on all rail assets including unused land, train and stations. A policy will be formulated to promote and generate revenue from advertisements...
  • SC quashes summon orders to Airtel CMD Bharti Mittal, two others in 2G case January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday morning quashed the summon orders passed by trial court to Airtel CMD Bharti Mittal, Essar's Ravi Kant Ruia and former Vodafone MD Aseem Ghosh 2G spectrum allocation scam. Setting aside the trial court order the apex court observed that the trial court had wrongly...
  • Steel has done a lot for me, says Lord Swraj Paul November 19, 2014

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, British-Indian businessman Lord Swraj Paul shares his business life experience amidst growing competition. He also talks about Indo-Britain relationship and the Modi government. ...
  • Investor confidence of India on an all-time high: Piyush Goyal November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As top business leaders debated growth outlook for India under its five-month-old government, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that investor confidence of the country has reached an all-time high. "When business succeeds, we will improve the lives of the people," Goyal said here at India Economic Summit as...
  • PM Modi makes debut in Forbes list of most powerful people, ranked 15th November 5, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made his debut among the world's most powerful people, ranked 15th on the Forbes list topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin who pipped his US counterpart Barack Obama for a second year in a row. The list of 72 most powerful people...
  • SC did not question NDA government's conduct: BJP October 28, 2014

    Taking a tough stand on the black money case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to disclose the names of all the account holders by Wednesday. ...
  • We want to execute the toilet plan as fast as possible: TCS August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Four days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked parliamentarians and corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year, Tata Consultancy and Bharti Foundation have decided to pledge Rs 100 crore each in this regard. TCS will earmark a budget of...
  • Elephants, flamenco dancers, castles and private shows by filmstars: 6 super expensive Indian weddings straight out of Bollywood August 15, 2014

    It is one thing to own an empire and be known for your wealth, but it's quite another to actually give an insecurity complex to the rich and famous by hosting a wedding so lavish that it will be discussed for years to come.These celebrity weddings had film stars and...
  • Top 5 richest Indians have half of nation's billionaire wealth August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The top five Indian billionaires led by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani collectively control $85.5 billion (about Rs 5,23,897 crore) in personal wealth, accounting for nearly half of the country's total billionaire wealth, a new study said on Wednesday. According to the analysis by wealth research firm WealthX of...
  • Lakshmi Mittal's bid to buy UK mountain sparks protests August 4, 2014

    London: Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has bid for an iconic mountain range in Britain, sparking protests from local people who believe the move could make the area a playground for the superrich. The 2,850feethigh Blencathra mountain, which towers above the Northern Fells in the picturesque Lake District region of...
  • MF Husain's last paintings go on display in London May 28, 2014

    A set of eight rarelyseen paintings by celebrated artist M F Husain went on public display for the first time at the famous Victoria and Albert (Vamp;amp;A) Museum in London on Wednesday. The 'Indian Civilisation Series', also known as 'Vision of India through MohenjoDaro to Mahatma Gandhi', was commissioned by Usha...
  • Watch: BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Mittal distributes sweets in CNNIBN's studio May 16, 2014

    The BJP has secured a clear majority in the Lok Sabha elections and party spokesperson Sudhanshu Mittal could not hide his joy. He came to the CNNIBN studio with a box of sweets in hand and distributed them to our panelists. ...
  • Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai residence most expensive billionaire home May 14, 2014

    New York: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's skyscraper residence in Mumbai is the most expensive billionaire home in the world, according to a Forbes list which also includes Indianorigin steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal's houses in London. Ambani's 27story, 400,000squarefoot skyscraper home Antilia named after a mythical island in the Atlantic, tops...
  • Modi's video message a clear poll code violation: Congress member May 12, 2014

    Congress's legal cell head KC Mittal said that the EC must act against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi for his video message on poll day. "We have asked the EC to register an FIR against Modi under Section 126 of the RP Act. This is a clear violation of the...
  • Hinduja brothers top UK's 'super rich' list May 11, 2014

    London: The Hinduja brothers have emerged as the richest persons in the UK, which boasts of 102 billionaires, including Lord Swraj Paul and four others of Indianorigin. The Londonbased Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja, who have a fortune of 11.9 billion pounds "up by an astonishing 1.3 billion pounds in the...
  • Madhur Mittal: Have worked in SRK and Salman Khan's films May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: He has worked in two highprofile Hollywood films 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'Million Dollar Arm' but actor Madhur Mittal is really keen to create a space for himself in Hindi film industry. The Agraborn actor worked in Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'One 2 Ka 4' and Salman Khan starrer...
  • 70-yr-old man gets seven years in jail for raping maid March 28, 2014

    A Delhi court has sent a 70-year-old man to seven years in jail for raping his 20-year-old maid, observing that no lenient view can be taken towards him on the ground of his age as he should have thought about it before "resorting to such a shameless act". The court held...
  • Stand-up comedian Aditi Mittal's hilarious rant about why she can't be anyone's 3 AM fairness cream friend March 7, 2014

    Bad skin can be pretty traumatic. So when a close friend points out the dry skin on my nose, I spiral into a self-loathing because I have gleefully ignored the cleanse-tone-moisturise routine that screams from magazines all my life. My mother had given me some of the soundest advice on...
  • India home to 70 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian March 2, 2014

    India is home to the fifth largest group of billionaires in the world and Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of USD 18 billion, says a report. According China-based research firm Hurun's 2014 global rich list, Mukesh Ambani was ranked 41st in...
  • India home to 70 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian March 2, 2014

    New Delhi: India is home to the fifth largest group of billionaires in the world and Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of $18 billion, says a report. According China-based research firm Hurun's 2014 global rich list, Mukesh Ambani was ranked 41st...
  • Bharti Enterprises announces top level changes January 28, 2014

    In top level organisational changes, Bharti Enterprises on Tuesday elevated Gopal Vittal to head Airtel's operations in India and South Asia. Vittal is currently Airtel's joint MD amp;amp; CEO (India). Manoj Kohli will also relinquish his position as MD amp;amp; CEO (International) Bharti Airtel and will take over as MD of...
  • 2G: Those not charged can be tried if there's evidence, says SC January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Hearing a plea in the 2G scam, the Supreme Court has said that a person can be tried by a court even if he or she is not made an accused or if their name is not in a chargesheet. The court has said that, however, this can...
  • Mittal's niece ties the knot in a big fat wedding in Spain December 16, 2013

    London: The niece of one of the world's richest Indians, Lakshmi N Mittal, tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in the Spanish city of Barcelona at an estimated cost of 50 million pounds, triggering a controversy. Shristi Mittal, the daughter of the billionaire steel tycoon's younger brother Pramod, got married...
  • ArcelorMittal, Nippon to buy ThyssenKrupp US factory November 30, 2013

    ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, and Japan's Nippon Steel amp;amp; Sumitomo Metal Corporation will jointly acquire ThyssenKrupp AG's US steel mill for USD 1.55 billion. The acquirers have formed a joint venture and will finance the deal through equity and debt, ArcelorMittal said in a statement. The plant at Calvert,...
  • Sunil Mittal: Riding the high tide in Indian telecom November 28, 2013

    Sunil Bharti Mittal Chairman and managing director, Bharti Enterprises Age: 55 Rank in the Rich List: 10 Net Worth: $6.6 billion The Big Challenge Faced in the Last Year: Steadying Airtel's operations and maintaining its market leadership in a highly competitive, regulated and, yet, uncertain sector The Way Forward: Focusing on converting more voice customers to...
  • Lakshmi Mittal's home street world's second most expensive area November 20, 2013

    NRI steel baron Lakshmi Mittal's London residential address, Kensington Palace Gardens, is the second most expensive street in the world, where the average price per square metre is a whopping USD 107,000. According to the data from Knight Frank, published by Billionaire, a sister company of WealthX the world's leading...