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The new-look Business Line that was unveiled today, is, in the words of Dr Mario Garcia, of Garcia Media, which helped re-design the newspaper, "functional, modern and easy to scan." The re-designed paper was launched at a large ... More

The new look Business Line
Your newspaper today comes with a new design that emphasises the range and depth of its content. As you read through the pages, you will find: *More legible typefaces that will let your eyes glide smoothly and faster through the text ... More

Light headed!
Whitening creams are selling like never before, and western cosmetic giants are moving in for the kill. More

Airtel plans expansion in Kerala
Mobile telephone services provider Airtel is planning to expand its network in Kerala, especially in the southern parts of the State. Speaking at a press conference in the city on Thursday, Mr Ramgopal ... More


Spot the advertisment in Telugu films
When a mobile rings in the upcoming Nagarjuna starrer, it is likely to be Airtel's signature tune. You can also spot vinyl hoardings of Airtel in the backdrop wherever the script permits. In return, the largest mobile phone service provider will ... More


Boman Irani to endorse Saffola
Marico's healthcare brand Saffola has appointed actor Boman Irani as the brand ambassador for Saffola Salt. Irani will play the role of Albert Pinto in Saffola Salt's new commercial themed Albert Pinto ... More offers lifetime prepaid offer
AFTER telecom firms, the broking industry has now come out with `lifetime pre-paid' offers. On Thursday, (the online trading Web site of India Infoline Securities Ltd), the wholly-owned subsidiary of India Infoline Ltd, announced the ... More


Discount retail chain Subhiksha plans IPO — Proposes to roll out stores across the country soon
Expanding horizon
Plans 80 stores in Hyderabad, 56 in Bangalore, 80 in Gujarat, 180 across Mumbai and Pune.
The NCR region to have 145 stores.
Subhiksha is also changing its format in the Tamil Nadu market More

Mabaz targets corporate execs
The Meena Bazar group, part of the jewellery stores and established ethnic clothes store chain, have announced the launch of Mebaz, a new store in the up-market Banjara Hills area that seeks to target ... More


Allen Solly plans more for women
Segmenting the womenswear market, Allen Solly has decided to move beyond work wear for women to graduate to occasion-based clothing. Claiming to be the fastest growing brand in the Madura Garments portfolio, womenswear from Allen Solly has ... More


BoM launches new current a/c schemes
Bank of Maharashtra has launched two variants of its high-value current account scheme. Called Mahabank-Pearl and Mahabank-Sapphire, these schemes offer concessions in service charges allowed to the account holders across a range of services, a ... More

Office 2003 plug-ins
Microsoft Corporation on Thursday announced the release of Microsoft Dynamics Snap, a new collection of software programmes that snap in to Microsoft Office 2003. According to Microsoft, the four new programmes significantly increase ... More

Toyota launches Innova variant
Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKM) has launched a variant of Innova, G4, which will have additional features. "We have noticed that a large number of customers asked for double AC and a high-technology music system. We have provided ... More

Uncle Pai comics on Tata Indicom
Tata Teleservices is now making available Anant "Uncle" Pai's comics in English and Hindi on its Tata Indicom mobile service. The wireless application has been provided by Coruscant Tec, a mobile solutions company with a focus on content and ... More

NIC hopes to earn Rs 150 cr from bancassurance — Launches co-branded family health insurance policy with Bank of Baroda
NATIONAL Insurance Company expects to earn Rs 150 crore from bancassurance this fiscal. Mr V. Ramasaamy, Chairman and Managing Director, National Insurance Company, said that the company's bancassurance tie-ups with 16 banks would yield Rs 150 ... More

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