Kolkata Archive

HDFC, the pioneers and leaders in Home Loans in India, present the Indian Homes Fair for the sixth consecutive year

Encouraged by lower property values, India real estate investment by UK-based Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) is seeing a substantial increase. The low penetration of about 8 % coupled with huge shortage of 26.53 million units in India’s urban areas will fuel growth. It is therefore the perfect opportunity to get answers to the sometimes confusing challenges

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Segregated Funds Group announces first closing of INR 101 Crore for its maiden fund

DELHI NCR, 18 June 2013 – Jones Lang LaSalle’s Segregated Funds Group today announced the first closing of its maiden real estate fund in India; Residential Opportunities Fund – I  (ROF – I). The fund raised INR 101 Cr of capital commitments in its first closing, in line with the INR 300 Cr total fund

Timex expands in East, Launches its Fifth Store in Kolkata

Kolkata, June 2013: Global watch major Timex Group India Limited, as a part of its aggressive expansion plans has launched its FIFTH store ‘The Time Factory’ in Kolkata. The plush store is located at the Lindsay Street. Kolkata offers potential business opportunity that has encouraged Timex to open its stores in the city taking the

Bio Ceramics for affordable health care

Kolkata, 10th June 2013: World’s population is ageing and millions of people receive implants to maintain their quality of life as the age. Problem is the need for materials with appropriate properties that will survive as long as the patient is using them. Applications of Bio Ceramics include replacement for hips, knees, teeth, tendons ligaments

Inter-Ministerial group constituted to begin preparatory work on Amritsar – Delhi – Kolkata Industrial Corridor

1. In order to give a boost to industrial development in the densely populated states of Northern India, the Prime Minister has approved the commencement of preparatory work on creating an Amritsar – Delhi – Kolkata Industrial Corridor. 2. The Amritsar – Kolkata Industrial Corridor is patterned on the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). The DMIC

Dual mission for central UK trade delegation

Indian firms considering expansion into Europe should consider  Northampton, at the heart of England, as a strong contender to base their operations. Councillor David Mackintosh, Leader of Northampton Borough Council, took part in a trade mission to India this week, led by The Rt Hon Eric Pickles, UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Prime Minister’s address at the Chief Ministers’ Conference on Internal Security

Following is the text of the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s address, at the Chief Minister’s Conference on internal security, in New Delhi today: “I welcome all Chief Ministers and other distinguished participants from States to this very important annual conference on internal security. We are meeting today in the aftermath of the brutal and

British Cabinet Minister in Kolkata: To promote partnerships in urban development and regeneration

The Rt. Hon. Eric Pickles MP.British Cabinet Minister for Communities and local Government, is leading a 20-member UK business delegation to India from 2 to 7 June 2013. Mr Pickles is visiting Kolkata and Kochi. The accompanying delegation will explore partnerships in the built environment, infrastructure, construction and water sectors.ss Ahead of his visit, Mr

Cold Call Support Scam Roll on, Warns ESET

Fake Support Scam Calls requesting to remove computer errors caused by Viruses, they link through call centre to crack system BANGALORE / MUMBAI, India – May 29, 2013 ESET, global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers, warns against the cold call support scams which have been growing increasingly. These calls sound like extending


State Bank of India, Bengal Cirlce has opened a new Branch at Silpara today. The Branch along with ATM was inaugurated by our Circle Chief General Manager, Sri Sunil Srivastava in the presence of Sri R Arumugapandi, General Manager (Network-I), Sri P C Kandpal (DGM, Kolkata Module) and Sri Bisweswar Halder (Regional Manager, Region-IV, Kolkata).