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Hinduja Group to foray into film production
THE Hinduja Group, which has had a long stint in film financing and trading of film rights, is planning to foray into film production. InNetwork Entertainment Ltd, a subsidiary of Hinduja TMT Ltd, will look at film production. "The Hinduja ... More

Le Royal Meridien in Chennai adds a barbecue now
BARBECUE lovers now have a new destination in Chennai, Ask, at the Le Royal Meridien. The poolside barbecue, which opens on Fridays and Saturdays between 7.30 p.m. and 11.30 p.m. will offer a wide range of grills, skewers and `kebabs.' Ask, ... More

FranklinCovey's AP operations
HYDERABAD: FranklinCovey, engaged in field development and building organisational and personal effectiveness, has announced the launch of its Hyderabad operations. In a press release here, the company said three senior academics and ... More

Medical camps for ECIL staff
HYDERABAD: Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL), whose average age of employee is above 45 years, has decided to do a reality medical check on all its employees above 40 years. With the number in excess of 4,000 the ... More


`Better control can cut corporate travel costs'
BETTER monitoring and control can help Indian corporates trim their travel expenses by 10-20 per cent. This has become crucial for companies as business travel has emerged as the second or third largest expense for them, and any savings ... More


Shalimar Paints plans unit in South
SHALIMAR Paints is planning to commence manufacturing operations in the southern region of the country in order to strengthen its position in the region. "We will take a decision within the next few months on whether to set up our own ... More

Pride group opens hotel in Ahmedabad
THE Pride Group of hotels has opened a 110-room Hotel and Convention Centre at Ahmedabad. It now has a presence in Pune, Nagpur and Ahmedabad. The hotel chain is a part of the Rs 300-crore S.P. Group, which is into construction business at ... More

`ONGC projects vital for Karnataka's progress'
THE Member of Parliament from Mangalore, Mr Sadananda Gowda, has said that the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's proposed investments in Dakshina Kannada district are essential for the development of Karnataka. Addressing newspersons here on ... More

Raymond Apparel plans Rs 30-crore capacity expansion
RAYMOND Apparel Ltd (RAL) is getting aggressive in the face of impending competition from international as well as domestic brands in menswear. The wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond Ltd plans to expand capacity and a massive retail push to ... More


Kirloskar Electric can use logo, trademark
KIRLOSKAR Electric Co Ltd (KEC) can continue to use the `Kirloskar' logo and trademark without any fear of being stripped of the same. The Company Law Board (CLB) has directed Kirloskar Proprietary Ltd (KPL) that the deed of assignment ... More


Mahanadi Coal, NLC set to sign power project pact
Coal companies with huge mining capacity find power generation a more profitable proposition rather than selling coal to financially weak SEBs, Also, inadequate logistics facilities are posing problems for dispatching coal to long-distance power stat ions. More


Indal workers uneasy over fate of unit
THE indifferent approach of the State Government and management to reopening the smelter unit of the Indian Aluminium Company Ltd (Indal) at nearby Eloor is causing unrest among the jobless employees here. At the last meeting convened by the ... More

ITC sees growing demand for paperboards in textiles sector
SENSING a growth in paper products application in the country's apparel and textile sectors, ITC Ltd's Paperboards and Speciality Papers Division (PSPD) has launched an industry-level interface with the apparel sector. ITC has chosen Tirupur, ... More

Bharat Coking Coal hopes to tap reserves in Jharia
BHARAT Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL) expects that it will have to access a huge quantity of untapped coking coal reserves lying below Jharia in Jharkhand. The expectation is based on the fact that the recently constituted Jharia Rehabilitation and ... More


Sentini Cermica MD
HYDERABAD: Sentini Cermica has appointed Ms Kommaraju Jaya as the company's Managing Director at the board meeting held recently. Sentini Cermica is a 50:50 joint venture promoted by an associate of the US-based Softential Inc in ... More


Where there is a guest, there is service
BUSINESS executives are known to fly in and out of cities. And here is a bunch of youngsters who manage to keep pace with their jet-setting guests, following them by train to serve them in anywhere in the country. Mr Amardeep, a hotel ... More
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