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Wednesday, November 07, 2007



   Videocon International Ltd.


Shri Nandlal Madhavlal Dhoot, the founder of the Videocon Group. The company currently manufactures Color TVs, Black & White TVs and Audio products. At its modern plant at Chitegaon and Aurangabad, the Company has also undertaken complete backward integration to manufacture all critical and important components of its products, such as Electronic Tuners, FBTs, ATDMs and Deflection Yokes, thereby reducing costs, ensuring quality control and becoming vertically integrated. It has set up a unit at Gandhinagar in Gujarat for manufacturing Black & White TV picture Tubes.


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 Venugopal Dhoot


Looking beyond India, Videocon is now a global player, acknowledged by the world. It is the first Indian company to win the prestigious CE approval for exporting its Color TV to Europe. Videocon is now entering world market with its operations in the Middle East, Europe, Indonesia and South Africa.

Punching holes in the CBI’s claim that Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon was arrested from a Delhi railway station on August 5, 1994, Special TADA judge P D Kode in his judgment says that the investigating agency has “not come clean before . . . . (Cbi Has Not Come Clean On Yakub’S Arrest, Says Kode, Indian Express, Menaka Rao, Oct 24, 2007)

FII sub-accounts must apply within 24 hours -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CLSA, Citigroup among FIIs attend conference Board to take up PN issue on October 25 (Sebi Clears 16 Fii Applications, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)

We have two areas of serious interest with Latin America — energy security and food security. We have started investing in the oil and gas sector in the region. There is also a lot of potential in non-conventional fuels. (‘Great Potential To Leverage Synergies Between India And Latin America’, Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 10, 2007)

West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said his government was trying to formulate a just and clear policy on land acquisition and rehabilitation. (We Cannot Stop Industrialisation, Says Buddhadeb, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)

Lord Digby Jones, minister for trade and investment in the UK and former head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the equivalent of our industry chambers, is no stranger to India. (Cbi, Did You Say? , The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 03, 2007)

Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee this morning confessed before business barons that the Left contributed the dreaded G-word to the lexicon. (Gherao To Projects Galore, Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)

World’s largest computer chip maker Intel Corporation today embarked on a programme here to transform healthcare in rural India along with the union ministry of health and family welfare, sending a message of social responsibility of MNCs . . . . (Intel Launches Tele-Health Project, Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)

In a quick survey of 235 CEOs done by ASSOCHAM Business Barometer (ABB), 91 per cent of the CEOs felt that "it makes no sense to face another elections on an issue of nuclear deal with US that would do a good to the country". (Snap Poll Will Derail Gdp Growth: Study , Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 27, 2007)

Just in case you are leaping headlong into JIT (just-in-time), it may help to listen to Ronald H. Ballou and Samir K. Srivastava. (Risks Of ‘Lean’ Logistics, Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 23, 2007)

Foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCB) are losing their sheen. After becoming India Inc’s favourite fund-raising instrument, FCCBs are falling out of favour due to rising interest costs, declining premia and lower conversion into equity. (India Inc Converts, Loosens Fccb Bonds , Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 22, 2007)

Unsatiated by individual success stories essayed through mega acquisitions globally, industry titans Ratan Tata, Sunil Mittal and Venugopal Dhoot on Wedesday said India needs to push reforms to overcome economic disparities and be counted among the . . . (India Inc Calls For Agri Reforms, Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)

A delegation of around 100 industrialists will tee off in the beautiful Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar while discussing investment opportunities in Jammu and Kashmir. (Top Industrialists To Discuss Investment In Kashmir, New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 21, 2007)

Having created a new record of stay in space by a woman, Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams now has set her eyes on the Red Planet. (Sunita Williams Now Eyes Travel To Mars, New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 21, 2007)

Having created a new record of stay in space by a woman, Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams now has set her eyes on the Red Planet. Williams, who returned to earth on 22 June after spending 195 days at the International Space Station . . . . (Sunita Eyes Travel To Mars, Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 21, 2007)

Around 5.30 on Sunday evening, I had boarded a CSTC bus from Karunamoyee with one of my batchmates, Subhendu Roy. I stood in the middle while Subhendu took the rear seat. The bus was not too crowded but most seats were filled up. (Lady, Please Step Out & Speak Up , Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 18, 2007)

Information on land records, civic services at click of mouse TCS operating agency for the network Tamil Nadu only State to cover all districts, taluks (Partial E-Governance To Be Launched In December , Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 14, 2007)

After being referred for clarifications several times, the Board of Approval (BoA) for Special Economic Zones on Thursday gave conditional nod to Mr Mukesh Ambani’s Navi Mumbai SEZ in Dronagiri, for a multi-product zone spread over 1,250 hectares. (Mukesh Ambani’S Navi Mumbai Sez Gets Conditional Nod, Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 13, 2007)

Reliance Communication on Tuesday announced the launch of Executive Program for Retail Management (EPRM) in association with The Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Philadelphia University, USA. (Reliance World To Open New Stores, Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 28, 2007)

Gone are the days when West Bengal was not called to ball. Thanks to the turnaround seeds sown by the then Chief Minister Jyoti Basu and the harvest reaped with delight by his successor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee -who was recently termed the most . . . . (3o Years Of Red Rule: West Bengal Thinks Differently Today, Pioneer, Saugar Sengupta, Jun 21, 2007)

Theboard of approval (BoA) on special economic zones (SEZ) has decided to meet on July 12 to take up 20 proposals, including three from West Bengal, which were deferred in earlier meetings. (Boa?s July 12 Meet To Take Up 20 Sez Proposals , Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 21, 2007)

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