Tata Motors dealer picks up Unitech's Gurgaon hotel

Tata Motors dealer picks up Unitech's Gurgaon hotelUnitech, the country's second largest realtor by market capitalisation, has finally sold its 200-key Gurgaon Marriott Courtyard hotel property to Roop Madan, a high net worth individual (HNI) based in Delhi.

Roop Madan is the managing director of Sanya Motors, the official dealer of Tata Motors in New Delhi with three car showrooms. Sources said that Madan also owns a small realty venture, Sanya Hospitality, and is one of the investors in the Logix group.

Leela's Gurgaon, Udaipur projects late

Visa cardholders can now reload their Smart Tags automatically

Visa cardholders can now reload their Smart Tags automaticallyDelhi/Gurgaon, Jan. 7 : Visa and Delhi Gurgaon SuperConnectivity Ltd. (DGSCL) have introduced a Standing Instruction (SI) facility that enables motorists to reload their Smart Tags automatically using their Visa credit cards.

This will be convenient for motorists as the Smart Tags can be programmed to automatically reload when the stored value decreases to a specified level. This amount would be deducted from the customer's Visa credit card and reflected in their monthly statement.

S. Africa emerging as credible offshore destination

Gurgaon, Dec 11 : In a comprehensive study, the Everest Group has suggested that South Africa is emerging as credible offshore business destination.

Elaborating on the findings of the study, Nikhil Rajpal, Principal, Everest Group, said, "South Africa presents a significant opportunity for global financial services firms looking to expand their offshore footprint. It offers a 50-60 per cent operating cost savings potential over western markets. Further, we observed that the savings gap between Johannesburg and a low-cost offshore destination like Bangalore has decreased from 30 per cent in 2005 to 15 per cent in 2008 and could further decrease to just
8 per cent in 2012."

A bet and pastries turn out to be fatal for a Gurgaon BPO Worker

A bet and pastries turn out to be fatal for a Gurgaon BPO WorkerWhat was expected to be a delight to the taste buds, turned out to be a horror for a 22-year-old solutions engineer, Saurav Sabharwal, working with Nokia-Siemens Network in Gurgaon, Haryana. 

Saurav joined his colleagues on eating most pastry in least time on Wednesday afternoon. He won the bet but ultimately lost his life to asphyxiation. After the competition Saurav choked his throat due to eating three pastries in quick succession and collapsed in the washroom.

He was immediately transported to a hospital but could not be saved.

Ultrasound centre in Gurgaon sealed for violating PNDT Act