India’s garment exports to touch 60 billion US $ in next 3 years

Speaking on the Textile Conclave 2013, Chairman, AEPC said that India’s garment exports would be touching 60 US $ billion in the next 3 years, with the help of Government support. Dr. Sakthivel identified shortfall of labour to be the biggest bottlenecks. Chairman AEPC informed that, “We are getting good orders and have won the … Read more

Social media influences purchasing decisions

With retail sales up 0.5 percent this past December, according to the US Commerce Department, a new study from the Advertising Research Foundation suggests that much of the consumer spend was surely influenced by recommendations, conversations and product introductions facilitated via social media. Given the proliferation of digital and social media, it didn’t take long … Read more

National Tourism Awards to Life of Pi

Recently released feature film ‘Life of Pi’ has been given two National Tourism Awards by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India recognizing the impact it has had in promoting India as a tourism destination, especially Puducherry and Munnar (Kerala). Making this announcement in Delhi today, Union Tourism Minister Shri Chiranjeevi said these Awards would … Read more

Direct air connectivity between India and Australia to boost tourism

The Australian Tourism Minister Mr. Martin Ferguson has called for direct air connectivity between India and Australia to boost tourism. He stated this during his discussion with Union Tourism Minister Shri K.Chiranjeevi here. Both the Ministers also expressed their resolve to strengthen bilateral tourism cooperation. Referring to the recent  road shows organized by India Tourism … Read more

Starbucks US coffee chain revenue increased by 6%

US giant Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee chain, says an increase in customers boosted revenue in the fourth quarter by 6%. The company said net income at its shops open for at least a year was $359m (£222.6m, £277.5m euros) in the three months to September. “Our Q4 and overall 2012 fiscal year performance demonstrates … Read more

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pregnant

Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai is pregnant revealed by her father-in-law and legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan. “I am going to become a grandfather. Aishwarya expecting. So happy and thrilled,” Mr Bachchan tweeted. Aishwarya Rai is married to actor Abhishek, Mr Amitabh Bachchan’s son. This will be the couple’s first baby. It’s not yet know when the … Read more

Priyanka Chopra’s endorsements in 2008

Priyanka Chopra – an Indian film actress – gave two big hits last year – Fashion and Dostana, and is one of the most sought after actresses for brand endorsements, according to a survey. Adex India (A media monitoring company ) revealed that Priyanka Chopra is the queen of endorsements and is ranked second on … Read more

Healthy :: Healthy restaurants help make us fat

If you’re like most, you eat worst at healthy restaurants. The “health halos” of healthy restaurants often prompt consumers to treat themselves to higher-calorie side dishes, drinks or desserts than when they eat at fast-food restaurants that make no health claims, according to a series of new Cornell studies.

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