Spirits

  • World Sufi Spirit Festival at Mehrangarh Fort attracts music lovers from across the world 26-02-2014 08:01 PM

    A fusion of Sufi music and history at the three-day World Sufi Spirit Festival had aficionados from across the world soak up the atmosphere at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. Listening to various renowned artists from different parts of the world at the Mehrangarh Fort, which stands a hundred feet...
  • Nandalal Krishnamurthy on a career high 03-10-2013 12:57 PM

    Chennai: After playing minor roles for over two decades in several films, 48-year-old Malayalam actor Nandalal Krishnamurthy, popularly known as Nandu, has finally hit pay dirt in the Mohanlal starrer 'Spirit'. The performance in the 2012 film fetched Nandalal the South Indian International Movie Award for the best supporting actor...
  • We all have special powers, Wiccans know that: Ipsita Roy Chakraverti 25-07-2013 04:04 PM

    From the author of 'Sacred Evil' and 'Beloved Witch' comes a chilling new collection of real-life stories. Ipsita Roy Chakraverti, practising Wiccan, tells tales of the spirit, the unknown, the supernatural, based on true encounters. An ageing actress gets obsessed with a mannequin replica of herself. A grieving husband tries...
  • Ramdin pleads not guilty after ICC charge 08-06-2013 01:26 PM

    London: The ICC on Saturday charged West Indies' Denesh Ramdin for conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game during a Champions Trophy match against Pakistan, but the wicket-keeper batsman has pleaded not guilty and faces a hearing on Monday. The charge is related to an incident in...
  • Morgan Stanley resumes United Spirits at 'overweight' 22-05-2013 11:50 AM

    Mumbai: Morgan Stanley resumes coverage of United Spirits Ltd with an "overweight" rating and a target price of Rs 3,115. The investment bank says new owner Diageo Plc could implement a greater focus on profitable growth for the liquor maker. Morgan Stanley says United Spirits could also focus on the...
  • Pramerica spirit of community awards 05-05-2013 11:30 PM

    Pramerica spirit of community awards seeks to identify and recognize school children who are doing social service in their free time and making meaningful contributions. ...
  • Spirit of Community Awards: Honouring school students who are making a meaningful contribution 28-04-2013 07:44 PM

    Pramerica's Spirit of Community Awards recognizes school children, who are doing a social service in their free time and making a meaningful contribution. ...
  • Tantrik rapes woman after giving her sedatives 04-04-2013 03:05 AM

    New Delhi: A tantrik raped a woman after giving her some sedatives, police said on Wednesday. The accused was arrested and sent to judicial custody. The tantrik Hira Lal, 54, raped the 23-year-old woman in her house in Delhi's south campus area on Tuesday night on the pretext of freeing...
  • Diageo deal could pull Kingfisher from the brink 14-11-2012 07:11 PM

    Mumbai/Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya's $2.1 billion deal to sell a stake in United Spirits could throw a lifeline to his grounded Kingfisher Airlines, although pulling the carrier back from the brink will not be easy. The flamboyant "King of Good Times" is keeping his plans to himself for now....
  • United Spirits shares jump on Diageo deal 12-11-2012 11:56 AM

    Mumbai: Shares of United Spirits Ltd jumped as much as 21 per cent on Monday to a two-year high after several brokerages upgraded the stock, saying the Indian liquor company sold a stake to Diageo at a higher-than-expected price. Morgan Stanley raised its rating on United Spirits to 'overweight' from...
  • Diageo to acquire 53.4 pc in Mallya's United Spirits 09-11-2012 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Vijay Mallya owned United Breweries on Friday signed a $2 billion deal with Diageo group and sold controlling stake of 53.4 per cent in United Spirits Limited (USL). Announcing the deal, Mallya said, "The cash infusion will help USL de-leverage itself. It is a win-win situation for both...
  • UB Group records Rs 34.2 cr second-quarter profit 09-11-2012 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: United Breweries Ltd on Friday posted a net profit of Rs 34.2 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, as against Rs 19.5 crore in the year-ago period. The revenue of the company, part of Vijay Mallya-led UB Group, also rose to Rs 875 crore in the same...
  • Diageo to buy stake in Mallya's USL for $ 1 bn 09-11-2012 09:00 AM

    New Delhi: Vijay Mallya-owned United Breweries has reached a deal with the world's largest producer of spirits Diageo and the deal close to a billion dollars is expected to be announced on Friday. Diageo is likely to take the management control post the deal, while Mallya will continue to remain...
  • Management control, competition norms hit USL-Diageo deal 23-10-2012 09:20 PM

    New Delhi: Vijay Mallya's quest to raise funds seems to have hit a speed breaker. Sources say that the United Spirits Limited-global spirits company Diageo deal has hit a roadblock over issues related to management control. According to sources there are two important issues that have to be clarified. First,...