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  • Raman Singh promises to resolve investors' grievances 22-01-2014 08:58 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has assured investors and entrepreneurs to address their grievances, including problems in approval for electricity, water, land and environment clearance. Singh also advised the industrialists to maintain a good communication with villagers of the areas where they are investing as part of Corporate Social Responsibility...
  • PSPB men and women in national table tennis finals 08-01-2014 10:10 PM

    Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) men and women entered the finals of the team championships underlining their supremacy yet again in the 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships at the Patliputra Sports Complex in Patna onWednesday. All semi-finals never rose to any dizzy height with a similar 3-0 score line...
  • 75th national Table Tennis championship begins today at Pataliputra Sports Complex 07-01-2014 09:09 AM

    Top paddlers of the country, includingSharath Kamal, Soumyajit Ghosh, K. Shamini, Mouma Das, NehaAgrawal will be seen in action in Patna in the 75th SeniorNational and Inter-State Table Tennis Championship at thePataliputra Sports Complex in Patna from Tuesday. About 600 players from 32 states and Union Territories(UTs), besides two institutional...
  • India approves 20 FDI proposals worth $146 million 20-11-2013 12:24 AM

    The Foreign Investment Promotion Board has approved 20 foreign direct investment proposals worth 9.16 billion rupees, a finance ministry statement said on Tuesday. The board also recommended private sector Federal Bank'sforeign investment plan amounting to 14 billion rupees to the cabinet panel, the statement said. ...
  • Films lack content these days: Sunny Deol 18-11-2013 01:46 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood veteran Sunny Deol, who has been in the industry for three decades, says filmdom is going through a strange phase as content has taken a backseat and marketing has become dominant. "Earlier films had content, but these days films lack content. At times people say they didn't like...
  • Twitter introduces self-serve ads for SMEs in Canada, Ireland, UK 17-11-2013 02:30 PM

    San Francisco: Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would introduce self-serve ads for small- and medium-sized businesses in three countries outside the United States, marking one of its first moves to expand revenue as a publicly listed company. Businesses in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada will be able to...
  • FDI up 6 per cent to US $10.87 billion in January-June 2013 08-09-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India increased by 6 per cent year-on-year to US $ 10.87 billion during the first six months of this year. According to data from the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), the country had received US $ 10.27 billion of FDI in...
  • Thanks to 'Chennai Express', Shah Rukh is back on Twitter 28-08-2013 10:33 AM

    Mumbai: He has been riding fast and furiously on 'Chennai Express' and busy getting the audience to get on board the train. But all that halted when superstar Shah Rukh Khan caught an 'awful' cold. "Awful cold sniff sniff! And colder and sniffer still," Shah Rukh posted on Twitter Monday....
  • SC order on reservation gets flak in Lok Sabha 05-08-2013 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: The recent Supreme Court judgement on reservation on Monday came in for criticism in the Lok Sabha with members claiming that it would hit hard 80 per cent population of the country comprising SC, ST and Backwards. The judgement disallowing reservation in promotion in the faculty of AIIMS...
  • Sushant promotes 'Shuddh Desi Romance' in Mumbai 02-08-2013 04:53 PM

    Actor Sushant Singh Rajput promoted his forthcoming romantic comedy 'Shuddh Desi Romance' in Mumbai. The actor also introduced his co-star and newcomer Vaani Kapoor to the media during promotion on Thursday. ...
  • FIPB to discuss Rs 2,058 crore Jet-Etihad deal today 29-07-2013 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) on Monday will discuss the contentious Rs 2,058 crore Jet-Etihad deal. The FIPB had earlier deferred approval to the deal on the basis of certain provisions in the previous shareholders' agreement and commercial cooperation agreement, which it said gave more powers to...
  • Two-day 'Light India International' fair in September 08-07-2013 04:27 AM

    Chennai: Backed by Union Commerce and Industries Ministry and Indian Trade Promotion Organisation, the Indian Society of Lighting Engineers would conduct the largest international light fair here in September this year. 'Light India International 2013', representing the USD 2.4 billion domestic lighting industry, would be held between September 13 and...
  • Delhi shops flout Supreme Court ban on tobacco ads 02-07-2013 05:23 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi has not adhered to the Supreme Court ban on shops displaying tobacco advertisements, said a survey released on Monday. The survey by the Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) was carried out on 55 retail outlets in Delhi. "Tobacco retail shops are still displaying tobacco advertisements despite...
  • PepsiCo India President Manu Anand quits after 19 years 21-06-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India said its India Region President Manu Anand has quit the company with immediate effect after working with the company for 19 years. "PepsiCo India Region President Manu Anand has decided to join another company and is leaving PepsiCo. His successor will be...
  • Telenor gets FIPB nod for hiking stake in Uninor 14-06-2013 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Friday allowed Norwegian telecom firm Telenor to increase stake in its Indian arm from 49 per cent to 74 per cent at an estimated equity infusion of around Rs 934 crore. "Telenor proposal has been approved," Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram said after the meeting of...
  • FIPB defers decision on Jet Airways-Etihad deal 14-06-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has deferred a decision on Gulf carrier Etihad Airways' planned 24 per cent stake buy in Jet Airways, the country's economic affairs secretary said on Friday. The board has sought more details on "effective control" and ownership, Arvind Mayaram said. After the...
  • Working full throttle to promote 'Ghanchakkar': Emraan Hashmi 11-06-2013 02:41 PM

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi, lead actor of 'Ghanchakkar', says the film's team is leaving no stone unturned to promote it in various cities and on reality shows ahead of its June 28 release. "There are more reality shows, we have very extensive city tours lined up," said the actor while sharing...
  • GoM to suggest modalities for AP Girl Child Promotion Bill 11-06-2013 01:26 AM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Monday constituted a nine-member Group of Ministers (GoM) to suggest modalities for the proposed AP Girl Child Promotion and Empowerment Bill, 2013. The Council of Ministers that met on Friday last did not approve the draft legislation proposed by Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy and...
  • Promoters will get 18 months to open branches: RBI 04-06-2013 01:21 AM

    Mumbai: The central bank on Monday said the entities getting licences to open new banks will be given 18 months to open branches against 12 months prescribed earlier, and promoters would have to transfer their holdings to the non-operative financial holding company (NOFHC) in a stipulated period. "It has been...
  • Govt clears 8 FDI proposals worth Rs 696 crore 31-05-2013 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: The government on Friday said it has approved eight FDI proposals worth Rs 696 crore, including those of ACME Solar Energy, GETIT Infoservices and McKinsey & Company. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) cleared the proposal of ACME Solar Energy to bring in foreign investment worth Rs 275...
  • Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit 07-04-2013 05:28 PM

    Austin: Lance Armstrong has asked a Texas court to dismiss a lawsuit by a Dallas promotions company seeking repayment of more than $12 million in bonuses paid for winning the Tour de France. SCA Promotions sued Armstrong and his manager Bill Stapleton in state district court in Dallas in February,...