Indian Multiplex operator, Pyramid Saimira Theatre Limited (PSTL) has announced that the company has finally entered the Chinese market.
The company has signed a Memorandum of Cultural Cooperation with CSMRB, Ministry of Culture, Government of People’s Republic of China to enter the Chinese market.
As a result a new joint venture, “Jiangsu Pyramid Longzhe Group” has been formed to operate theatres and distribute films and engage in other entertainment / arts and cultural activities in China.
Harare - A conference being held in Zimbabwe to kickstart the process towards drafting a new national constitution was due to resume Tuesday after being disrupted by supporters of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, the organizers said.
The first attempt to hold the national all-stakeholders conference convened under the auspices of the country's power-sharing agreement broke up in disarray on Monday.
A group of Mugabe's notorious war-veteran militia drowned out the proceedings with singing and dancing, and threw water bottles at delegates.
Los Angeles, Dec 23 : Producers of popular sitcom "Friends" are trying their best to convince actress Jennifer Aniston to join her castmates for a reunion next year.
The producers want the 44-year-old, who essayed Rachel Green in the show, to join co-actors Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer to mark the 20th anniversary of the show, reports contactmusic. com.
London, Dec 4 : The British Museum and HSBC today announced plans for Indian Summer, a season dedicated to Indian culture featuring a unique programme of exhibitions, installations, performances, lectures and film screenings.
HSBC is the sponsor of the season that includes: Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur, an exhibition which provides a rare opportunity to view paintings of outstanding interest and variety that have never previously been seen in Europe.
Launching the season British Museum Director, Neil MacGregor said: “There is an enduring fascination with the rich diversity of the art and culture of India.”
Berlin - A previously unnoticed sojourn by former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra in Germany at the start of this year upset Bangkok and triggered fury in Berlin, a German newspaper reported Friday.
Thailand has sentenced billionaire Thaksin in absentia to two years' prison for conflict of interest. He has moved around the world, always one step ahead of arrest warrants from his homeland.
Washington, April 14 : Researchers at University College London (UCL) have identified a protein, known as serum amyloid P component (SAP), which may be a possible therapeutic target in Alzheimer’s disease.
Lead researchers Professor Mark Pepys FRS has even developed a new small molecule drug, CPHPC, which specifically targets SAP and removes it from the blood.
New Delhi, Nov 25 - Composer Shantanu Moitra and lyricist Swanand Kirkire's latest offering "3 Idiots" boasts of youthful spunk and raw energy and the duo say that they had to go back to their college days for inspiration.
"Music of '3 Idiots' is inspired by my college days. I focussed on the fact that everything might change, but youth remains youth. Youngsters and their mannerisms across most generations are quite similar. So I bore that thing in mind and made the music," Moitra told IANS over phone from Mumbai.
Recent study will dispel the fears of people regarding the damaging effect of various vision-correction procedures on cornea. Some people believed that laser eye surgery that corrects vision could lead to later problems with the cornea.
Doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, studied the effect of two popular laser vision-correction procedures, photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, and laser in situ keratomileusis, or LASIK, on cornea.
Chana dropped Rs 16 and settled at Rs 2281 per quintal on sufficient stocks and weak domestic demand as traders awaited a further fall in prices. Demand for chana dal may improve in coming days. Any downside should be taken as a good buying opportunity. In Delhi spot market, chana fell 11 rupees to end at 2,188 rupees per 100 kg. The volume was noted at 91750 lots. Support for chana is at 2272 below that could see a test of 2263. Resistance is now seen at 2299 above that could see a resistance of 2317.
Chana trading range is 2263-2317.
Chana ended weak on sufficient stocks and weak domestic demand
New Delhi, Oct 22 - The government is taking "seriously" the allegations that some officials, including from the Indian Navy, have received received illegal payments worth millions of dollars from some US companies and their Indian counterparts to secure contracts, Defence Minister A. K. Antony said Thursday.
"The government will take it seriously. The navy has already begun its investigation," Antony told reporters at the Naval Senior Officers Conference 2009 here.
Book closure date from : 20 Sep 07, to 25 Sep 07,
Dividend 15.00 % .
Islamabad, Oct. 19 : Pakistan might be considered a cricket crazy nation, but domestic cricket doesn't enjoy as much attention as international cricket in the country.
A 17-year-old Muhammad Aamer is eulogised when he gets Sachin Tendulkar caught in slips, but no one cares to watch him perform when he plays for his National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) team in Pakistan's premier first class tournament, the Daily Times.
Beijing - Recent events have increased the risk of a terrorist attack at this summer's Beijing Olympics, the secretary general of Interpol said Friday.
"An attempted act of terrorism is a real possibility and a real concern that all Olympic host countries have shared in recent years," Ronald Noble said at the opening of the International Conference on Security Cooperation in Beijing.
"Recent Tibet-related protests have introduced significant additional complications to the normal security considerations for a major international event like these Olympics."
The Olympic Games run August 8-24 in the Chinese capital. (dpa)
Washington - US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Tuesday warned there was "considerable uncertainty" over how quickly the United States can recover from a deep recession, even as funds from a massive government stimulus package were being released into the economy.
While President Barack Obama announced that new infrastructure projects would begin Tuesday and help spur job growth, Bernanke told a Senate hearing that it was difficult to measure the impact of Obama's 787-billion-dollar plan.