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With KFA’s license suspended, disgruntled and irate employees demanding months long delayed salaries, no bailout package on the horizon, one would not be mistaken in thinking the King of Good Times is facing bad times. Here’s why we think the flamboyant liqour baron will shrug off these minor setbacks:             [...]

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Realty major DLF today clarified on the nature of its relationship with the first son-in-law of the country, Shri Robert Vadra, and the ‘sweet-heart deals’ it struck with him, terming him as a highly valued middle man whose timely interventions were necessary to keep the wheels of business moving. “Really, it boils down to getting [...]

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Dawood Ibrahim today sent a legal notice to Google, suing the Search giant for defamation after Emraan Hashmi’s picture appeared next to his bio on a Google search result. Still seething with anger when The UnReal Times’ reporter Darkha Butt rang him up for a comment, Dawood said, “I still cannot believe this is happening [...]

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After ending the five year long association with the Indian Premier League (IPL) as its title sponsor, realty firm DLF has decided to enter the world of social activism by sponsoring Arvind Kejriwal’s India against Corruption (IAC). Justifying the decision, DLF chairman Shri K P Singh said, “IAC has done for us in a matter [...]

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What should have been just another exam in the litany of surprise quizzes, exams, cold-calling, assignments and projects that first year management students of IIM-A are subjected to in preparation for the rigours of corporate life turned into a veritable nightmare for the denizens of India’s premier management institution. Students taking the first term course, [...]

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Thousands of internet con-men based in Nigeria, infamously known as the “Nigerian scamsters“, have modified their modus operandi and have begun to pose as DLF agents, in the wake of news about a seemingly controversial business deal between so called businessman Robert Vadra, and real estate company DLF, in which the latter extended an interest-free, unsecured loan [...]

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Under attack from India against Corruption’s Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan for allegedly amassing wealth beyond known sources of income, Robert Vadra rubbished the accusations, saying he was associated with DLF as a management consultant and that he had merely been remunerated for his consulting advice to the real estate conglomerate during the 2007-10 period. DLF [...]

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Leading online classifieds company, Quikr, has roped in Pakistan’s flamboyant Shahid Afridi as its brand ambassador, after his latest all too brief stay at the crease in yesterday’s high voltage Indo-Pakistan clash. A new set of ads will now showcase a cute lady selling her bike through Quikr’s website in the same amount of time [...]

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India Inc may rank poorly on global indices that assess innovation and competitiveness but has scored very highly on a crucial measure of economic performance – crony capitalism. US-based MisFortune magazine has published the “Crony Fortune 100″, its first ever list of world’s 100 largest and most powerful corporations that derive their competitive advantage from [...]

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Premier investment bank, Goldman Sachs, is now offering options to hedge the risks posed by Mulayam Singh Yadav’s random U turns in politics. Justifying the move, Jeff Goldbaum, Vice President of the Exotic Derivatives Trading Desk at Goldman said, “Mulayam’s stand on issues fluctuate stochastically just like stock prices. So we thought it made good [...]

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