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The Celeb Quotient 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
Start-ups have found themselves a whole new group of investors. And we're not talking private equity (PEs) and Venture Capital (VCs) here, but Bollywood stars. Gone are the days when brands signed on celebrities as ambassadors to endorse their platforms, products or services. Now, start-ups are reiterating their celeb quotient by welcoming actors as strategic investors. Very recently, Shilpa Shetty Kundra came on board as an equity investor in New Delhi-based mother and childcare brand Mamaearth. According to Varun Alagh, co-founder of Mamaearth, Kundra has a very strong and credible voice of her own as a mother, wellness ambassador and nature enthusiast. "And this we believe will help spread our brand message and purpose to millions of consumers. Having her on our side will give us a springboard in terms of brand growth," says Alagh. Speaking of her investment in the start-up, Kundra feels the brand Mamaearth is the future and very relevant for today's India. "Parents like me are always looking for the ...
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NITI Aayog invites French investments in India 19.5.2018 Sify Finance
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday urged French investors to invest in India not only to target one billion people but to build solutions here for the seven billion-strong global market.
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Tata Sons onboards Harish Manwani as independent director 18.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Tata Sons has appointed Harish Manwani, the former global chief operating officer for Unilever and the non-executive chairman of Hindustan Unilever Ltd, as an independent director. Manwani is also the global executive advisor to Blackstone Private Equity group. Commenting on his appointment, N Chandrasekaran, chairman, Tata Sons, said, “We welcome Harish to the board of directors. Harish brings substantial experience of managing and leading businesses on a global scale. His contribution and counsel will be of great value to Tata Sons in its governance as well as in its strategic development.” Through his career, Manwani held several senior management positions in Unilever which included heading businesses in North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa. Prior to his retirement, he was the chief operating officer with worldwide responsibility for all of Unilever's operating companies. Manwani also serves on the board of directors of Qualcomm Incorporated, Gilead Sciences Inc, Nielsen Holdings plc, ...
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NITI Aayog’s three day Venture Capital Symposium 2018 begins 18.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog, in association with Vision India Foundation, is organising the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 to deepen the economic relationships between France and India. Following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, 20 of the biggest French venture capital and private equity funds are coming to India to explore investment opportunities.
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Review: Khajoor Pe Atke, half-baked satire 18.5.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The satire in Khajoor Pe Atke is not savage enough,' feels Prasanna Zore.
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Review: <I>Khajoor Pe Atke</I>, half-baked satire 18.5.2018 Rediff: Movies
'The satire in Khajoor Pe Atke is not savage enough,' feels Prasanna Zore.
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GIC has mega plans for Indian realty; invests Rs 12,600 crore 17.5.2018 Rediff: Business
GIC entered Indian real estate in 2005, when it did a deal with residential developer XS Real, a Chennai-based developer
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India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022, says survey 16.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add total 66 GW of solar energy and 52 GW of wind power by March 2022 -- which is 66 per cent of 100 GW of solar and 87 per cent of 60 GW wind targets set by the government, as per the 3rd edition of RE CEO Survey by Bridge To India said in a statement. The survey fond that the most pressing issue for the industry is safeguard duties, followed by uncertainty in overall policy environment and weak financial position of Discoms. It said that 70 pe cent of the industry (respondents) feels that bidding in the sector is irrationally aggressive. However, it finds that despite these challenges, bulk of respondents are optimistic about the industry and overall growth prospects. Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra top the list of preferred states for overall sector, open access solar and rooftop solar, ...
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Meet Ranveer Singh, <I>desi</I> Deadpool 15.5.2018 Rediff: Movies
Don't miss his tee!
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Nykaa closes series D investment round of Rs 165 crores 14.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 14 (ANI): Leading beauty retailer, Nykaa, on Monday closed its series D investment round of Rs. 165 crores. This round includes both primary investment and secondary exit of some early
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Will the ​banking m​ess impact the ​r​eal ​e​state ​sector? 14.5.2018 Sify Finance
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Policybazaar.Com launches a new term insurance campaign 11.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 11 (NewsVoir): Policybazaar.com (twitter handle: @policybazaar), India's largest insurance website and comparison portal, is launching a new television campaign to highlight the
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Why India is a prime destination for PE investors 10.5.2018 Rediff: Business
The first quarter of 2018 saw infrastructure and real estate drive investment worth close to $8 billion across 180 deals
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Taimur goes to school, Varun trains for <em>Kalank</em> 10.5.2018 Rediff: Movies
What did Bollywood do on Wednesday?
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SAM & Co. advises Walmart on acquisition of majority stake in Flipkart for USD 16 Billion 10.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 10 (NewsVoir): Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. (SAM & Co.) advised Walmart on its acquisition of majority stake in India's largest online retailer Flipkart Ltd. For USD 16 billion
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Manipal-TPG's new offer for Fortis, values it at Rs 8358 crore 7.5.2018 Sify Finance
The consortium of Manipal Health Enterprises (MHEPL) and private equity (PE) firm TPG Asia on Sunday revised their offer to acquire a stake in Fortis Healthcare, proposing to infuse Rs 2,100 crore into the company at a share price of Rs 160 per share.
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Why one needs to be cautious while investing in FY19 4.5.2018 Rediff: Personal Finance
Swati Kulkarni, executive vice-president and fund manager - equities at UTI Mutual Fund tells Puneet Wadhwa that though mid-and small-cap companies are trading at a higher valuation as compared to large-cap peers, one can still find value in select pockets.
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CBI flayed for closure of probe into Adani group firm 2.5.2018 Sify Finance
The closure of an inquiry by the CBI into Adani Enterprises allegedly importing power-equipment at inflated prices, in collusion with six public sector banks (PSBs), has come in for scathing criticism by lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has described the investigating agency's decision as an "abuse of authority" by the government.
One year of RERA: Tardy implementation restricts gains 1.5.2018 Sify Finance
of 2016 to empower and protect property consumers and make property transactions fair and transparent by regulating the sector, the sluggish and flawed implementation of the progressive act, has put a big question mark on the gains of RERA.
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Why Fortis Healthcare has a bevy of suitors 1.5.2018 Rediff: Business
With over 45 healthcare facilities and over 300 vibrant diagnostic centres, Fortis is India's second-largest hospital chain -- next only to Apollo, which has 64 hospitals with 10,000 beds. Therefore, any international or domestic hospital chain that buys Fortis will simply catapult to the numero uno position.
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