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Gokuldas Images sells 16 pc stake to IL&FS — Major expansion in Weekender proposed
GOKULDAS Images has sold 15-16 per cent stake in the company to IL&FS, and is planning a major expansion of its retail brand, Weekender in the next two years. The deal was inked during the last week of December, Gokuldas Images' Managing ... More

Dena Bank ropes in staff to grow biz
The management and staff members of Dena Bank have reached an agreement to promote new business. Under this agreement each staff members will canvas for five new savings bank accounts and one current account every week and meet at least five ... More

Reliance Info plans big roll-out
RELIANCE Infocomm plans an aggressive rollout of its mobile and fixed telephony access network to reach more towns and cities across the country during the next six months. The company, which plans to augment its network to cover 9,000 cities ... More

Polar plans Rs 20-cr investment for new facility in Uttaranchal
APPLIANCES manufacturer Polar Industries Ltd would make an investment of Rs 20 crore over the next two years to set up a manufacturing facility in Uttaranchal. The facility would manufacture the newly launched range of compact fluorescent lamps ... More

Vh1 to put lifestyle into its kitty
AFTER completing one year of operations in India, international music channel from the MTV stable, Vh1, is looking at positioning itself as a music and lifestyle channel. The channel has recently launched two new lifestyle shows, Driven ... More


Mktg @ ur fngrtips
On average, an Indian mobile user gets six SMSs and sends four a day. Brands are taking advantage of this to reach customers in newer ways. More


Sponsors find a match in Chennai Open
WITH the tickets for the last two days of the Chennai Open 2006 being sold out (the stadium has a capacity of 5,800), the clutch of sponsors, who along with the Tamil Nadu Government stepped in to fund the tournament last year, probably got their ... More

Kaya Skin Clinic ropes in Pooja Bedi
MUMBAI: Kaya Skin Clinic, has signed up with actor and television hostess, Pooja Bedi, to endorse its age-control services. In a press release issued by the company, Mr Mrinmoy Mukherjee, Head, Marketing, Kaya Skin Clinic, said the ... More

Dish TV offers no-subscription package
DISH TV, a leading direct-to-home service (DTH), on Wednesday, announced a package that will offer its subscribers to view 40 channels without any monthly subscription fee. The subscribers of the `dish freedom package' also have an option to ... More


Sunny Diamonds outlet at Kochi
KOCHI: Renowned playback singer K.J. Yesudas inaugurated the first Sunny Diamonds retail showroom in Kochi, which is showcasing over 9,000 designs of jewellery studded with authentic Belgium diamonds. The prices range from Rs 3,000 to Rs ... More


Reliance Capital, TV 18 team up to fund Yatra
RELIANCE Capital, Norwest Venture Partners & TV18 Group have come together to provide initial funding for Yatra Online, a centralised travel services company. The founders of Yatra are non-resident Indians (NRI) and "seasoned travel industry ... More


Sonalika unveils `Rhino' — To offload 10 pc more insubsidiary to Citigroup
The company was developing a hydrogen-powered four-wheeler in collaboration with the Banaras Hindu University. More

`Simply Life' from Birla Sun's stable
BIRLA Sun Life Insurance (BSLI) has launched an endowment plan called `Simply Life.' The company, which hopes to mop up more than Rs 1,000 crore of new business premium this fiscal, will be launching more products in the individual and group ... More

NID-designed HCL desktops
NEW DELHI: HCL Technologies has introduced a range of `Designed in India' desktop computers designed by the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad. The desktops are designed keeping in view the changing lifestyles, customer needs ... More

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