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How Starbucks is localizing to crack the Indian coffee chain market
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How Starbucks is localizing to crack the Indian coffee chain market
The Times Of India
In January 2011, when Starbucks chairman and CEO Howard Schultz made his maiden India visit to sign the 50:50 JV with Tata Global Beverages, hopping over to Asia's largest coffee maker Tata Coffee's 8,258 sq feet roasting facility at Kushalnagar near Coorg made perfect sense. After witnessing the pl...
Indian paramilitary troopers patrol during restrictions in  Srinagar on July 4, 2014. India's Narendra Modi faces a hostile welcome as he makes his first visit as prime minister to Kashmir, where he has angered some with his apparent desire to curb the region's autonomy. The trip by Modi, 63, has provoked a sharp reaction from influential separatist groups which have called for a general strike to protest Indian rule over the restive Himalayan area.
(photo: WN / Imran Nissar)
India, Pakistan border guards trade fire on Kashmir border
Xinhua
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, July 20 (Xinhua) -- The border guards of India and Pakistan Sunday fired on each other's position on international border (IB) in Kashmir, officials said. | The two sides using light and heavy artillery targeted each other's posts and areas for hours together. | ...
Hostilities melt on border as BSF, Pak Rangers celebrate Eid
The Times Of India
ATTARI: For a moment, hostilities between India and Pakistan appeared to have vanished, paving way for exchange of sweets and warm greetings as officials of Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers threw open the border gates to embrace each ...
Smriti lines up study battle with Britain BASANT KUMAR MOHANTY Smriti Irani New Delhi, July ...
The Telegraph India
New Delhi, July 29: India plans to intensify its campaign against Britain’s tough post-study work visa norms and the policies of some of its institutions, such as non-recognition of school-leaving certificates, that pose “barriers” ...
Ukraine speed bump in Delhi ties with US CHARU SUDAN KASTURI New Delhi, July 29: ...
The Telegraph India
New Delhi, July 29: India and the US are standing on either side of a speed bump called Ukraine that is threatening to slow down an alliance both hope to reenergise with a visit this week by US secretary of state John Kerry to New Delhi. | Neither si...
Centre zeroes in on Naga point man NISHIT DHOLABHAI New Delhi, July 29: Former Intelligence ...
The Telegraph India
New Delhi, July 29: Former Intelligence Bureau special director Ajit Lal is likely to be named the government’s interlocutor for talks with the NSCN (Isak-Muivah), sources said today, amid reports of rising impatience for a settlement to the Na...
People and street activity at Nerhu Place IT hub, Delhi, India, September 2007, 092007
WN / Guillaume Poulet-Mathis
Delhi becomes world’s second most populous city
The Hindu
Delhi has become the world’s second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report. | The 2014 r...
India's new government unveils reform budget
India's new government unveils reform budget
Newsday
Related media | Travel deals | MUMBAI, India - (AP) -- India's new government has introduced a reform-minded budget focusing on promoting manufacturing and infrastructure, expandin...
Flipkart raises bar in cash chase OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Mumbai, July 29: Flipkart, India’s largest ...
The Telegraph India
Mumbai, July 29: Flipkart, India’s largest e-tailer, has raised fresh funds worth $1 billion as it ramps up operations to fend off competition from Amazon, which is growing at a scorching pace in the country. | Flipkart, founded in 2007 by two former...
Delhi bid to resolve NE border rows OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Agartala, July 29: The NDA ...
The Telegraph India
Agartala, July 29: The NDA government at the Centre has already taken the initiative to resolve the long pending boundary disputes between the northeastern states. | As part of the initiative, a high-level meeting was held in Silchar, headquarters of...
Manipur trains Myanmar doctors OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Imphal, July 29: An Imphal-based private hospital’s dream ...
The Telegraph India
Imphal, July 29: An Imphal-based private hospital’s dream of making Manipur a destination for medical tourism in Southeast Asia is nearing realisation with neighbouring Myanmar sending not only patients but also medical teams for training here. | An ...
Tripura PSU on Delhi black list OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Agartala, July 29: A public sector ...
The Telegraph India
Agartala, July 29: A public sector undertaking (PSU) of the Tripura government has been virtually blacklisted and threatened with cancellation of funding by the Union women and child development ministry. | The ministry has also demanded repayment of...



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