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Wednesday, October 26, 2005
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`Plan 140' helps Coimbatore BSNL post growth
COIMBATORE has managed to reverse the negative growth seen in BSNL basic telephone lines till last year. The public sector telephone provider has recorded positive growth this year in the district, thanks to the introduction of the `Plan 140' ... More

IBM scheme to tap SME customers
PAY Re 1 and take away an IBM server, and give the balance amount in instalments. This is one of the measures that IBM has adopted in India to tap the small and medium size customers, according to a company official. The scheme is customised to ... More

You can trade soon on Nokia mobiles
NOKIA and transaction automation software provider Financial Technologies India Ltd have announced a partnership to offer iWin, a trading application that enables users to see market rates and also enter/modify/cancel orders while on the move, ... More

Cartoon Network bid to expand product merchandising biz
CARTOON Network Enterprises (CNE) is all set to launch various initiatives in product merchandising. This division of Cartoon Network India, which is in charge of the licensing and merchandising business, is entering new product categories and ... More


Shipra Mall to use outer walls as ad platform
SHIPRA Mall in Ghaziabad (Delhi-NCR) will now be the largest outdoor site in the country. The Rs 200-crore real estate player Shipra Group has introduced high-resolution lens based PANI projection technology that would convert the three sides of ... More


Tata Indicom celebrations in AP
HYDERABAD: Tata Indicom is celebrating the success of its `Non-Stop Mobile' service with Sania Mirza and Narain Karthikeyan. This coincides with Tata Indicom notching up 7.5 lakh subscribers in Andhra Pradesh. The `Non Stop Mobile' ... More

Advergame, an `effective way of communication'
PERKY Preity Zinta and cool dude Saif Ali Khan aroused viewer curiosity for their latest hit Salaam Namaste through some slick teaser promotions. The strategy worked, and the movie has raked in huge profits. Now, film marketers are hoping ... More

Yana is Piramyd Megastore brand ambassador
MUMBAI: Piramyd Retail Ltd, which has a presence in the lifestyle retail and food, home and personal care segments today signed on the supermodel and actress Yana Gupta as the brand ambassador for its lifestyle retail brand `Piramyd ... More


Tanner EDA signs on TechForce
BANGALORE: The California-based Tanner EDA has signed on TechForce as the Indian distributor for its electronic design automation tools. The Bangalore-based TechForce India will also provide sales and support for the chip design tools. ... More


GM evaluating options for Spark launch — 'Small car crucial for expanding market share'
GENERAL Motors India (GMI) has sewn up plans to launch three more products from the GM stable next year and is considering various options for the launch of its small car Spark in the country. The President and Managing Director of GMI, Mr ... More


Vivek plans IPO or private placement
VIVEK Ltd, the largest retailer in consumer durables and appliances in the country, is considering option of either going for an IPO or private placement of shares to fund expansion and a decision will be taken in the next three months. The ... More


Maker of `Tibre' trousers set to expand capacity — Unveils `supercrease' pants
GANGOTRI Textiles Ltd expects to ramp up its garment manufacturing capacity from 1,000 units a day to 4,000 units a day by this time next year. The company, which markets its trousers under the `Tibre' brand, is planning to enter into shirts ... More


New Pavilion PCs from HP
IN a bid to strengthen its presence in the high-end PC segment, Hewlett Packard India today unveiled a new range of Pavilion PCs targeted at technology savvy audience. The Pavilion PCs allow users to simultaneously watch a DVD while recording a ... More

FritoLay launches Quaker Oats
FRITOLAY, a division of Pepsico India Holdings Pvt Ltd, launched its new breakfast cereal, Quaker Oats, in India. Quaker Oats, a heritage brand, marks the company's entry into the branded Indian breakfast market. Ms Sucheta Govil, Director, ... More

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