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#Ubiquitous: Google opens first branded shop in Central London

Google is now truly everywhere. The search giant has opened the world’s first dedicated ‘Google Shop’ in central London in a move industry experts say is an attempt to match Apple’s High Street presence. The interactive shop has launched inside Currys PC World in Tottenham Court Road and represents a …

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UK India Business Council opens first Business Centre in India

The UK India Business Council has opened its first Business Centre in India, the first step in the UK government’s plan to encourage British investment in emerging markets and provide support for British businesses, in particular Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SME’s). The Centre, situated in the Delhi suburb of Gurgaon, …

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Hip Japanese retailer Uniqlo opens first Bangladesh store

On a bustling Dhaka street full of buyers looking for deals on export rejects and designer fakes, a flight of stairs leads up to an anomaly in a country known for producing international clothing brands – a global high street fashion store. Uniqlo, owned by Japan’s Fast Retailing Company, has …

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‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ divides critics but opens big

‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ has opened to massive audiences in India on Friday, despite mixed reviews from critics. Arguably the most anticipated film of 2013 – not least for the big screen re-union of former real-life lovers Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone – opened in nearly 3000 cinemas around the …

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RGV’s ‘The Attacks of 26/11’ opens to mixed reviews

Director Ram Gopal Varma’s “dark and violent” depiction of the 2008 Mumbai attacks opened in India on Friday, evoking strong emotions and controversy. ‘The Attacks of 26/11’ is based on the 60-hour, city-wide rampage by Islamic militants, which left 166 people dead and is told from the perspective of a …

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Mixed reviews as ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ opens worldwide

Yash Chopra’s final romance ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ has received decidedly mixed reviews after the film premiered in Mumbai Monday night. The film opened worldwide on the eve of Diwali with the glittering premier attended by the biggest stars in Bollywood who set aside their differences and came out in …

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‘Guerilla’ trail opens through beautiful Nepal

The former leader of Nepal’s communist insurgents has unveiled a new hiking trail through areas previously held by the rebels. The trail – called ‘The Guerilla Trek – stretches across central and western Nepal and gives visitors the chance to see routes and hideouts used by the rebels during Nepal’s …

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Life of Pi opens New York Film Festival

Once considered impossible to make, the big-screen 3D adaptation of the bestselling novel “Life of Pi” opened the 50th New York Film Festival on Friday, marking another advance in digital filmmaking. The movie’s director, Ang Lee, hit the red carpet at the big-budget movie’s world premiere, with the black-tie audience …

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