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Colgate Palmolive keeps India smiling

Taking forward its belief that, everyone deserves a future they can smile about, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd., launched the Keep India Smiling (KIS) mission. The mission is the company’s commitment to provide foundation support to over 20 million people every year for a future they can smile about. The mission includes the company’s long running, pan-India flagship programs, like, Bright Smiles …

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PharmaLytica 2019 debuts in Mumbai

The 6th edition of PharmaLytica, hosted by UBM India, was for the first time held in Mumbai last week. The three-day global pharma trade show was inaugurated in the presence of Yogesh Mudras, managing director, UBM India group and Rahul Deshpande, group director.  The event enables the pharmaceutical community to gather current industry trends, innovations and conduct business with analytical, laboratory, machinery, …

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RERA gains trust but one in five home buyers still prefer a refund: Magicbricks Poll

Ever since it was formed two years ago, the Real Estate (Development and Regulation) Act 2016, (RERA) has brought in a ray of hope and is the first choice for home buyers when it comes to fighting inordinate delays in possession of their flats. But significantly one out of five home buyers still prefer a refund in case of delays, …

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Audi India celebrates five years of A3 sedan

Luxury car brand Audi celebrated five years of the A3 recently with a special price for the sedan of Rs 28.99 lakh. At this attractive price, the model is equipped with efficient engines as well as brilliantly designed LED headlights and taillights. The A3 is available in two engine options – the 2.0 litre, four-cylinder, TDI engine (35 TDI) which …

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Vespa Urban Club unveiled in showrooms

The iconic Vespa brand expanded its portfolio with the launch of the Urban Club. The new scooter is available in four vibrant colours of Azzurro Provenza, Maze Grey, Glossy Yellow and Glossy Red. It is at an attractive price of Rs 72,190 (ex-showroom Pune) and is on display in Vespa & Aprilia showrooms across India The lifestyle scooter is the …

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Auto component manufacturers against EV deadline

After two-wheeler manufacturers opposed the electric vehicle (EV) 2025 deadline the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), is warning of disruptions to the automobile industry if the proposal to ban internal combustion engines in two-wheelers and three-wheelers is implemented. The government proposed complete replacement of three-wheelers with internal combustion engines by 2023, and to replace all two-wheelers below 150 …

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Bookings open for Jeep Compass Trailhawk

FCA India, manufacturer of the made-in-India Jeep Compass, opened bookings for the Trailhawk, all-wheel drive SUV at a fully refundable price of Rs 50,000 recently. The compact, 4×4 SUV can be booked at any of the FCA showrooms across India. The Trailhawk is the first made-in-India Jeep to have earned the coveted trail rated badge, a global benchmark that is …

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Keep language and politics separate

Shashi Shekhar The morning of September 2012 is still fresh in my mind. Hindi lovers from all over the world had gathered in Johannesburg. I was presiding over the media session of the 10th World Hindi Conference. Mani Shankar Aiyar was the chief guest. In his speech, Aiyar had said that nothing could be as good as a person from …

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Trailing the stethoscope

Frederick Noronha For some reason the number of history books in my Goa collection seem to outnumber all other topics. Of course, there also are quite a few books related to creative writing, fiction, short stories, novels, etc. If you place in one basket all the fictional writing in all languages – primarily English, Konkani, Marathi, even Portuguese and Hindi …

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Table Talk: A feast for the senses

Dining out isn’t only about the food anymore. It’s also about the experiences that come with it — the more inventive, the better. Experiential dining is here Satarupa Paul A silver moon lit the narrow gullies of Old Delhi’s Ballimaran that night. In the courtyard of a haveli as old as time, a young man cleared his throat and began …

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