London Dairy aims to double its India revenues to Rs 100 crore by 2020
India's dairy market is all set to become even more competitive with premium ice-cream brand London Dairy eyeing to double its India revenues to Rs 100 crore by 2020.
The company plans to ramp up its distribution in India to 5,000 outlets.
London Dairy products are manufactured under licence from the London Dairy Company, UK and imported in India from UAE-based International Foodstuffs Company.
Meanwhile, leading milk supplier Mother Dairy is eyeing to cross Rs 10,000 crore turnover mark in the next three years on rising demand for dairy products as well as fresh and processed fruits and vegetables.
Delhi-NCR tops the list of cities generating the highest number of jobs: ASSOCHAM study
An ASSOCHAM study has shown that Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) has come up in a big way in becoming the leader when it comes to creating the highest number of jobs during the fourth quarter of the last fiscal.
The region generated over 2.6 lakh new jobs while a total of 8.5 lakh jobs were created in eight major new cities, the study showed.
Delhi-NCR is followed by Bengaluru (1.9 lakh), Mumbai (1.5 lakh), Chennai (82.2 thousand) and Hyderabad (60 thousand). About 88.9% of job openings have been recorded in these top five cities.
Battle for IPL Telecast rights from 2018 onwards to begin soon
Sony Pictures Network ends its IPL broadcast contract next year after the 2017 season and this would trigger a clash between Sony, the existing rights holder and Star India for telecast rights from 2018 onwards.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will start the process of negotiations for media rights of IPL from 2018 now, soon after the end of the current season of the Twenty20 tournament.
Meanwhile, Discovery Networks, which runs Eurosport channel in Europe, could also be interested in India's biggest sports extravaganza as it plans to launch its sports channel in this country.
JNU to introduce short-term courses in Indian culture and Yoga
In a bid to catch up with the West, when it comes to appreciating and recognising the merits of Yoga, one of India's premier educational institutions, Jawaharlal Nehru University has decided to introduce short-term courses in 'Indian Culture' and 'Yoga'.
The proposal to introduce three short-term courses in these subjects had come last year against the backdrop of right-wing organisations, including BJP's ideological mentor RSS, insisting on propagation of culture in educational campuses to promote India's rich heritage and restore its cultural identity.
World's largest rooftop solar plant inaugurated in Punjab
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on May 17th, inaugurated a solar power plant spread over 42 acres on the Dera Baba Jaimal Singh premises.
The government has claimed that this is the world's largest single rooftop facility. The plant has the capacity to produce 11.5MW electricity.
With this, the `139-crore solar energy plant has become country's largest, with solar panels spread over 82 acres on eight rooftops of sheds and a capacity to generate 19.5 MW.
The project will generate 27 million units of electricity per annum, enough to cater to the electricity needs of approximately 8,000 households.