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AFCONS creates record in Indian Oil & Gas industry

Becomes first Indian EPC contractor to install a process platform under float-over technology on time   Mumbai: AFCONS Infrastructure Limited (AFCONS) achieved a new milestone on January 15, by executing a float-over installation of the HRD Process Platform, for ONGC, in the west coast of India.   Float-over operation is a new concept which is

BRITISH AND INDIAN MASTERCHEFS JOIN SUPERSTAR LINE-UP AT DUBAI FOOD CARNIVAL

Chefs Simon Rimmer and Atul Kochhar Join 13 Global Culinary Talents Cooking and Entertaining at Carnival’s Live-Action Chef’s Dome and Interactive Dubai Food Academy   Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Food Carnival presented by Etisalat, one of the headline events of this year’s month-long Dubai Food Festival, has added two more international celebrity chefs –

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE INDIAN REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY IN 2015

2014 can be marked as the year of transformation for India. The whole country wanted a change and elected a new government. Many impact areas such as real estate, the stock markets, fuel and gold prices were buoyed by the positive sentiments in the market. These changes paved way for 2015 which is expected to

What the Indian Industry wants from the New Year- Sushim Banerjee, DG, INSDAG

Q 1   What is the one thing that you wish for the benefit of your industry segment? A      I would like that the raw material sourcing issue for both coking / non-coking coal and iron ore is settled with all the road blocks cleared. This would pave the way for investment in mining exploration, availability

Why Does Everybody Love To Hate The Indian Real Estate Sector?

Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, JLL India   Over the years, Indian real estate has been a seemingly limitless source of negative hype. Scams, controversies, rumblings about delayed projects, agitations by consumers and debates about the over/under-regulation of the real estate sector have all provided ready cannon fodder for countless publications, internet forums and

Indian Real Estate Welcomes REITs: Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, JLL India

With the stamp of approval by SEBI, REITs are finally a formalized concept. This is a big change from the ambiguity and uncertainty that prevailed about this very important instrument in previous years. It is gratifying to note that SEBI fully intends to deliver on its assurances of bringing better and faster funding into Indian

Conflict Minerals Legislation – How does it impact Indian gold suppliers?

LONDON – RJC is part of the India International Jewellery Show’s (IIJS) education program.  The program, organised by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), and sponsored by Gemological Science International (GSI) host a series of industry experts during the four day education series entitled “Spectrum Seminar – Innovate to Grow”. RJC’s session focuses

Indian Jesuit abducted in Afghanistan

The kidnapping follows foiled attack on the Indian consulate in Herat last month Fr Alexis Prem Kumar – The director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Afghanistan was abducted on Monday afternoon by a group of unidentified men from Sohadat village outside Herat. Fr Alexis Prem Kumar, 47, was visiting a school for refugee Afghan

Muhurat Trading begins with a note of optimism: Basav Bhattacharya

As firecrackers light up the skies heralding the beginning of Samvat 2070 our happiness quotient rises. All evening we have lit lamps and prayed for better days ahead. Stock markets in India celebrated Muhurat trading with fervour as it always does. Only this year the confidence level seems to have run off steam to the

INDIAN AND NEPAL ARMY CHIEFS WITNESS COMBINED TRAINING AT PITHORAGARH

New Delhi: Ashwin 08, 1935 Monday, Sep 30, 2013           Indian and Nepalese Armies battalions from each of the countries took part in a combined training programme conducted to ensure inter operability of both Armies in the disaster prone region of Uttarakhand.  The Indian Army Chief, Gen Bikram Singh and the Nepalese Army Chief, Gen