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    City Spotlight: Delhi

    Aug. 21 – Delhi, also referred to as the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is comprised of two contrasting yet complimentary parts: Old Delhi and New Delhi – the capital of India. Delhi lies in the northern part of the country and is surrounded by the state of Haryana on all its sides except the[…..]

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    Hilton, Starbucks Add to Their India Portfolio

    May 14 – Looking to further break into the Indian market, Hilton Hotels has committed to expand its mid-market and luxury brands in the country. Hilton, which already has established various hotels in India, recently acquired an additional number of properties on which it looks to open up and develop hotels for its luxury brand,[…..]

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    India’s Top Six Cities – Free City Guides!

    Asia Briefing takes a closer look at India’s top six cities (by GDP) in the newly released Indian city guides for Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. These city guides are available for free download on the Asia Briefing bookstore.

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    India a Preferred FDI Spot for Euro Zone

    Jun. 13 – Despite several obstacles, India continues to be among the one of the preferred destinations for foreign direct investment (FDI) due to its elevated financial expansion, according to the survey of 800 executives by consultancy firm Ernst & Young (E&Y).

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    Court Ruling Says Payment in Kind Also Subject to Tax

    Aug. 4 – A recent Supreme Court decision has ruled that payment made in kind will also be subject to taxes in India. This was based on an appeal made in court by local company Kanchanganga Sea Foods regarding its payment in kind to Hong Kong-based company Eastwide Shipping for lending the use of vessels[…..]

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    India to Consider FDI in Domestic Carriers

    Jul. 8 – Authorities will soon begin talks on possibly raising foreign direct investment in local carriers to push New Delhi’s recently opened Terminal 3 into becoming an international aviation hub. “This issue would be discussed in coming few days. A final view may be taken shortly,” Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said in a[…..]

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    New Delhi to Launch Airport Express

    NEW DELHI, Apr. 27 – As the city prepares for the Commonwealth Games in October, the impact of the huge international athletics event on its infrastructure is already taking effect as it readies the launch of its new airport express. Next month, the government will test the first set of trains purchased from Spanish-based rail[…..]

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    Hotel Tax Holiday Extended to July 31

    Mar. 19 – The Indian government has extended the five-year tax holiday for hotel projects from March 31 to July 31 in an effort to stimulate development in the industry prior to the Commonwealth Games in October. The five-year tax holiday previously applied to hotels finished and operational from April 1, 2007 to March 31,[…..]

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