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Lanco Hills is Wakf Land, says HC

Lanco Hills is Wakf Land, says HC

0 on April 3, 2012, 12:28 pm / in Business, Headlines

AP High Court has ruled that the land given to Lanco Hills at Gachbowli belongs to Wakf Board. The property being developed by Lanco Group, owned by high profile Congress MP L Rajagopal and his brothers, has been in the news for a long time now, following the political controversy it generated. The latest decision of the High Court will […]

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Mahesh ahead of Shah Rukh in popularity

0 on March 30, 2012, 11:53 am / in Business, Editor's Pick, Headlines, Movies

“Is Mahesh Babu the first regional star to get a national campaign with not a single Hindi film?” This awe-evoking question on Twitter is an example of how Tollywood star Mahesh created a sensation of sorts with his Thums Up campaign for the national audience. Mahesh replaced Bollywood star Akshay Kumar as Thums Up brand ambassador. Mahesh and earlier Chiranjeevi […]

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Your TV, Friz, Car to cost more

Your TV, Friz, Car to cost more

0 on March 16, 2012, 4:23 pm / in Business, Headlines

The immediate impact of the Budget 2012-13 has been felt by the common man in the automobile sector and durable goods, besides various services including holidaying to eating out. With an increase in the excise duty on all products in the Budget for 2012-13, car makers like Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra and Honda Siel Cars India will hike prices […]

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Defaulter Girish Sanghi is RS Candidate

Defaulter Girish Sanghi is RS Candidate

0 on March 11, 2012, 7:49 am / in Business, Media, Politics

Sanghi Ployesters Ltd, which failed to repay loans worth about Rs 2,000 crore, was seized by the banks on Saturday. The Sanghi companies have been in trouble for some time now, mostly due to mismanagement and internal feud among the brothers. The employees have been left in the lurch as a result. The company owes Rs 28 crore towards salaries. […]

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Boeing’s Dreamliner 787-8 to come to Hyd

Boeing’s Dreamliner 787-8 to come to Hyd

0 on March 10, 2012, 8:27 pm / in Business

If it was Airbus’s jumbo A-380 in 2008, Boeing’s ‘Dreamliner’ 787-8 aircraft would be the cynosure of all eyes when it touches down in India for the first time for India Aviation-2012 expo, beginning here on March 14, in the centenary year of civil aviation in India. “The primary objective of the event is to attract investments in the aerospace […]

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India is no superpower, says LSE

India is no superpower, says LSE

0 on March 7, 2012, 9:45 pm / in Business, Editor's Pick

India the next superpower? Not any time soon, says a London School of Economics study. The hopes of  those in the West who would build up India as a democratic counterweight to Chinese superpower are unlikely to be realised anytime soon, says the study, titled ‘India: The Next Superpower?’ The LSE study comprising essays by nine experts in the areas […]

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Merc’s invisible car is stunt

Merc’s invisible car is stunt

0 on March 7, 2012, 9:23 pm / in Business, Editor's Pick, Videos

When Mercedes wanted to promote its new fuel cell vehicle, instead of placing it squarely in front of everyone in the world, the company decided to make the car invisible. In this clever publicity stunt, Mercedes wanted to emphasize that its F-Cell vehicle has no exhaust emissions, making it virtually invisible to the environment. The clever dudes did it by […]

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Regency tragedy is result of political avarice

Regency tragedy is result of political avarice

1 on January 28, 2012, 10:08 pm / in Business, Headlines

Unabashed political aggrandizement is behind the anarchism and lawlessness which resulted in reducing a Rs 600 crore worth factory into dust, besides the loss of two precious lives. An MP from East Godavari district who wanted his goonda raj to be extended to Yanam is allegedly behind the mindless carnage that reduced Regency Ceramics into ashes. No surprise that no […]

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Mahesh will make a cool 70 cr thru brands!

Mahesh will make a cool 70 cr thru brands!

0 on January 24, 2012, 11:15 am / in Business, Editor's Pick, Movies

Mahesh Babu is having a blast. With his latest flick Businessman too making it big at the box office, he has now become the most sought after actor in South India for endorsing brands. Mahesh is currently endorsing nine brands and reporting making a cool Rs 30-40 crore out of these commercials. They include Amrutanjan, Navaratna Oil, Unvercell, Thums Up, […]

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Andhra surging ahead in investments

Hyd takes beating, Andhra gets max investments

0 on January 15, 2012, 4:27 pm / in Business, Headlines

The Telangana agitation has taken its toll with Brand Hyderabad taking a severe beating, as is evident through the MoUs signed during the recently concluded Partnership Summit. While Coastal Andhra region attracted a lion’s share of the proposed investments, Telagnana including Hyderabad was left high and dry with investors shying away for obvious reasons. Out of nearly Rs 6.5 lakh […]

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