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October 20, 2014 23:11:18 IST
The desi Oprah who gifted 200 homes, 491 cars for DiwaliA diamond merchant from Surat has put a smile on his employees faces after he gifted them cars, homes and jewellery as Diwali bonus in a stunning act of generosity, Oprah-style. Surat-based diamond firm Hari Krishna Exports has given Rs 4 lakh each to 1,268 employees, including cleaning staff, to buy cars, flats and jewellery.This novel reward, which is apart from the annual Diwali bonus, would cost the company Rs 50 crore."Besides Diwali bonus, which is given to all employees, we have been ...
The desi Oprah who gifted 200 homes, 491 cars for Diwali at "India"
Tolerance and India's plurality (Column: Active Voice)The world is becoming increasingly connected, both physically and digitally. It has raised the fundamental 'death of distance' debate. According to the debate, the pro-side believes that the world is becoming increasingly flat while the opponents point to the ...
Tolerance and India's plurality (Column: Active Voice) at "India"
Factbox - India pushes ahead with coal reformsindustry to commercial mining, signalling the most serious shift in 42 years toward allowing private players full participation in the sector. Here are some of the steps the government plans to take in its coal reform push: * The industry will be opened as ...
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Govt to end stalemate in coal sector; plans e-auction of minesIn a major move towards energy sector reforms, the Cabinet recommended promulgation of an Ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks for private companies for captive use and allot mines directly to state and central PSUs. The move comes against the backdrop of the Supreme Court last month quashing allocation of 214 coal blocks to various companies since 1993. "The Cabinet has recommended promulgation of an Ordinance to the President in order to resolve the pending issues particularly the ...
Govt to end stalemate in coal sector; plans e-auction of mines at "India"
Philips unveils feature phone at Rs 3,800 in IndiaSenior citizens are often inconvenienced by the standard phones available in the market due to their small font size, short battery life and fragility, Philips said in a statement. According to Pew Research Internet Group, elderly citizens face several ...
Philips unveils feature phone at Rs 3,800 in India at "India"
Alstom Transport India ex-MD to face bribery charge in UKformer managing director of Alstom Transport India, the first person to face charges in connection with a bribery investigation into the UK subsidiary of the French train and turbine giant, will appear in court next month. At a preliminary hearing at ...
Alstom Transport India ex-MD to face bribery charge in UK at "India"
Militant groups active on India-Nepal border: SSB DGanger to the country, are actively using the India- Nepal border, a top security official said here Monday. "The Indo-Nepal border may seem to be peaceful. But the reality is organisations which pose danger to the country are active there," Sashastra Seema ...
Militant groups active on India-Nepal border: SSB DG at "India"
India win two gold medals in Para Asian GamesIndia are on 11th spot with 12 medals (2 gold, 5 silver, 5 bronze) on day two of the Games in Incheon, South Korea. (Getty Images) India had won six medals (four bronze and two silver) on the opening day of competitions on Monday. Amit Kumar won a gold in ...
India win two gold medals in Para Asian Games at "India"
India to give VIP car fleet security help for SAARC summtExtending the hands of friendship further, India has agreed to provide the car fleet for the VIP movement during the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Nepal next month.
India to give VIP car fleet security help for SAARC summt at "India"
Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour IndiaColombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday defended its decision to send the national team for a tour of India next month amid criticism coming from certain quarters, saying that it was taken at the best interest of the game. SLC said it was a collective decision ...
Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India at "India"
I am a fairly decisive defence minister: Jaitley"I am a fairly decisive defence minister," Arun Jaitley said today against the backdrop of criticism by the opposition parties who have described him as a "part time" Minister. Jaitley, who is also the Finance Minister, said he was conscious of the fact that people call him a part time defence minister. "But I am a fairly decisive defence minister," he said in an interview to ET Now channel. Congress spokesperson Shakeel Ahmed had recently questioned why Prime Minister Narendra ...
I am a fairly decisive defence minister: Jaitley at "India"
Surat diamond merchant gifts 455 Punto Evos to staff, Fiat India rejoices!If you are really happy and excited about the Diwali gift/bonus that you have received (if you have) this year then this piece of news would probably wipe off that happiness from your face. A diamond merchant named Palki Savjibhai Dholakia from ...
Surat diamond merchant gifts 455 Punto Evos to staff, Fiat India rejoices! at "India"
India's Karman Thandi wins WTA Future …Singapore, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Karman Kaur Thandi dispatched Chinese Taipei's Huan Hsiang-Wen 6-4, 6-2 in the women's singles final to clinch the Under-16 2014 WTA Future Stars event at the Kallang Tennis Centre here Monday. Thandi, who defeated ...
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India, China, rescue Asian PC business from doldrums: IDC: Higher-than-expected shipments in the consumer space in the two biggest markets - China and India characterised personal computer business in Asia-Pacific in the 3rd quarter of 2014, finds IDC. In India, positive consumer sentiment after the ...
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India Raises Concern About Pak Group's Rally in LondonThose 'who haven't sung many songs for Hindi films because of not having a star-friendly voice' Decent Respect The British Parliament's resolution may be non-binding, but it expresses public opinion, which... The Age of Loneliness. There is now no such thing ...
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SBI to continue in UK despite crackdown on foreign banksState Bank of India is determined to carry on retail banking operations in the UK despite a recent crackdown by the Bank of England on the operations of foreign-owned banks in the country. SBI, which has been operating in the UK for 95 years, said it is prepared to set aside 100 million pounds in ring-fenced capital and restructure its operations if that is necessary to keep operating on the high streets. Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, the UK head of the bank, told 'The Times' newspaper that the ...
SBI to continue in UK despite crackdown on foreign banks at "India"
India, Nepal to sign Power Trading Agreement on TuesdayThe decision to sign the pact came after talks between visiting Nepalese foreign minister Mahendra Bahadur Pande and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. Photo: PTI New Delhi: Power deficient India and Nepal are to sign a key ...
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India to soon manufacture health capsule from tea extractIn what can be a boost for the Make in India slogan the industry and lab are entering into new areas of partnership—latest being transfer of technology from a CSIR lab to make multi nutritional health capsule from tea extracts. CSIR-Institute ...
India to soon manufacture health capsule from tea extract at "India"
India-Mexico trade can touch $10 bn by 2015: MinisterAhead of the India-Mexico joint commission meeting, visiting Mexican Foreign Minister Jose A. Meade Kuribrena said Monday that bilateral trade has the potential to increase to $10 billion by 2015. Meade, who is to meet National Security Advisor Ajit Doval ...
India-Mexico trade can touch $10 bn by 2015: Minister at "India"
India look for big win against UAE to stay in hunttake on whipping girls United Arab Emirates in a Group B clash of the AFC U-16 Women's Championship China 2015 Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu Stadium here tomorrow. As things stand, India will now have to win both their matches against UAE and Jordan and hope ...
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