Reliance quarterly profit grows 98 to highest ever Rs 10362 cr

first_imgNew Delhi: Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Thursday posted the highest quarterly net profit by any Indian private sector firm with a 9.8 per cent rise in earnings in the period ended March 31 after robust business in retail and telecom sectors offset a dip in oil refinery margins. The oil-to-telecom conglomerate reported a 9.8 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit at Rs 10,362 crore, or Rs 17.5 per share, in the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2019, as compared to Rs 9,438 crore, or Rs 15.9 a share, in the same period of the previous financial year, the company said in a statement. Also Read – Thermal coal import may surpass 200 MT this fiscalThis is the highest quarterly profit by any Indian private sector company. State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) holds the distinction of posting the highest ever quarterly profit by any Indian firm when it had reported a net profit of Rs 14,512.81 crore in January-March 2013 after it received the full-year fuel subsidy in just one quarter. Reliance saw its revenue jump by 19.4 per cent to Rs 154,110 crore in January-March 2019, even though they were 9.7 per cent lower than Rs 170,709 crore revenue in the third quarter of the fiscal. Also Read – Food grain output seen at 140.57 mt in current fiscal on monsoon boostThe company opened more retail stores and added 26.6 million new subscribers to its Jio mobile phone service that helped increase the profitability of the venture as its traditional oil refining business witnessed margin pressures on fluctuating international oil prices. In full year 2018-19, the company posted a record Rs 39,588 crore net profit on a revenue of Rs 622,809 crore. “During FY 2018-19, we achieved several milestones and made significant strides in building Reliance of the future. Reliance Retail crossed Rs 100,000 crore revenue milestone, Jio now serves over 300 million consumers and our petrochemicals business delivered its highest ever earnings,” Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said. The record profit for the year came in a period of heightened volatility in the energy markets, he said, adding pre-tax profit has more than doubled in the last five years to Rs 92,656 crore. “Focus on service and customer satisfaction led to higher numbers of subscribers and footfalls across our consumer businesses, driving robust revenue growth. Our endeavour is to create better experiences for our customers, leading to a better-shared future,” he added. Its retail business, which comprises 10,415 stores with 510 being added in Q4, saw pre-tax business profit jump 77.1 per cent to record Rs 1,923 crore. “Reliance Retail is the only Indian retailer to be in the top 100 global retailers list and the 6th fastest growing retailer globally as per Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing 2019,” the statement said. Reliance Jio, the group’s telecom arm, posted a standalone net profit of Rs 840 crore, which was 65 per cent more than the previous year, as subscriber base swelled to 306.7 million from 280.1 million at the end of the December quarter. Earning per subscriber, however, declined to Rs 126.2 a month from Rs 130 in the previous quarter. The petrochemical business saw pre-tax profits jump by 24 per cent to Rs 7,975 crore on higher prices. The operator of the world’s largest oil refining complex saw pre-tax earnings from the business decline for the fourth quarter in a row. Pre-tax earnings fell 25.5 per cent to Rs 4,176 crore as margins dipped. It earned $8.2 on turning every barrel of crude oil into fuel as compared to a gross refining margin (GRM) of $11 per barrel in January-March 2018. The GRM was also lower than $8.8 and $9.5 per barrel earned in the second and third quarters respectively. “Refinery and marketing segment performance was impacted by lower crude throughput due to planned maintenance,” the statement said, adding they were also impacted by lower product differentials. The pre-tax loss of oil and gas business narrowed to Rs 267 crore in Q4 from Rs 600 crore a year back as output continued to decline. Having completed its major investment cycle, Reliance said its outstanding debt rose to Rs 2,87,505 crore as on March 31, 2019, from Rs 2,74,381 crore as on December 31 and Rs 2,18,763 crore on March 31, 2018. Cash in hand rose to Rs 1,33,027 crore from Rs 77,933 crore in the previous quarter. Retail business revenues surged 51.6 per cent to Rs 36,663 crore in Q4 and by 88.7 per cent to Rs 1,30,566 crore in 2018-19 fiscal. Reliance said Q4 FY2018-19 saw robust consumer activity at Reliance Jio with average monthly revenue per user coming at Rs 126.2. During the quarter, total wireless data traffic was 956 crore GB (up from 864 crore GB in the previous quarter) and total voice traffic was 72,414 crore minutes (up from 63,406 crore minutes in Q3). The company said it has completed the demerger of tower and fibre assets business.last_img read more

Sri Lanka objects to clearance given for GTF meet

“Our High Commission in London had conveyed our concerns on the participation of some British government officials at the conference,” External Affairs Ministry spokesman Rodney Perera told Colombo Gazette today.British Prime Minister David Cameron had issued a statement ahead of the conference where he called on all parties in Sri Lanka to work together to heal the country. Leader of the British Opposition and Labour Leader Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey and Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander were also in attendance. Deputy British Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg, Senior Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and former Conservative Party Chairman Baroness Warsi were among those attended the meeting organized by the Global Tamil Forum (GTF). Meanwhile Ed Davey, the British Secretary of State for Energy, in a separate statement, said that following the terrible events of last months of the war in Sri Lanka, Britain hoped that a credible accountability and reconciliation processes would be put in place to enable long-lasting peace to take root on the island.He said the United Nations institutions – including bodies mandated by the Secretary-General, international human rights groups and Channel 4 News have all revealed, and continue to expose, evidence that war crimes and crimes against humanity were committed by both sides during the war.The first ever preview of the ‘No Fire Zone’, the third film in the ‘Sri Lanka Killing Fields’ series, directed by Callum Macrae was also presented and screened by Callum at the conference. (Colombo Gazette) The Sri Lankan government has objected to the clearance given to hold an anti-government meeting at the British parliament premises last week.An External Affairs Ministry spokesman said that the government had also raised objections with the British Foreign office after officials of the British government also attended the meeting. CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO read more

Ohio State baseball trying to continue early success

Coming off its fifth consecutive win, the surging Ohio State baseball team will try to extend its winning streak at the Bright House Invitational. After starting the season 0-2, the Buckeyes (5-2) seem to be putting things together, leading the Big Ten in runs scored with 52 and placing third with a 3.38 earned-run average after the first two weekends of action. Coach Greg Beals said he has been pleased with the all-around play of his team to this point. “I think we’ve done a little bit of everything. We’ve been able to establish the running game on offense. I think our starting pitching this past weekend was solid and the one game we didn’t get great starting pitching, we had great bullpen work,” he said. “We’ve just been able to establish the things that we really want to establish which is our base running, hitting doubles and pounding the strike zone with first pitch strikes with our pitching staff. Whenever we had a problem with one phase, something else picked it up so we were able to pick each other up also.” The Buckeyes swept the weekly Big Ten awards as sophomore catcher Aaron Gretz won Big Ten Player of the Week, redshirt senior pitcher Brad Goldberg earned his second-consecutive Pitcher of the Week award and freshman infielder Troy Kuhn took home Freshman of the Week honors. In three starts over the weekend, Gretz went 5-for-10 with three doubles, six runs scored and three RBI. He is the first Buckeye to earn Big Ten Player of the Week since junior pitcher and first baseman Josh Dezse won the award on May 2. “It’s definitely a big honor considering all the great players in the Big Ten,” Gretz said. “To be named player of the week, you know, it’s a great honor but more importantly our team won four games in a row last weekend, so that’s the main thing.” Goldberg won his second game in as many starts, tossing 6.1 scoreless frames and striking out a career-high 10 batters in a 13-2 win against Mount St. Mary’s Saturday. In his 13.1 innings of work this season, he has yet to surrender a run, giving up just two hits and tallying 17 strikeouts. Making his first two collegiate starts, Kuhn went 6-for-8 with four RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base. Senior infielder Kirby Pellant said that the key to the team’s hot streak can be accredited to its unity. “Everyone’s buying in,” he said. “Our confidence, starting from the top of the order to the end of the order, has been huge. This year our team has really been picking each other up. We’ve been really supporting everyone at bat, pitching and defensively. If a guy messes up then we’re right there to pick him back up. That’s been the key so far.” But in order to keep the team’s streak alive, Beals said the team needs to maintain a certain mentality. “I think we have to develop a kind of a swagger about ourselves, a confidence level that knows that we can do it day in and day out and understand that there’s going to be a point of adversity in a game and in the season,” Beals said. “We need know that we can work through that adversity and still succeed on a given day.” The Buckeyes will look to stay hot when they travel to DeLand, Fla., over the weekend to take on Connecticut, Stetson and Central Michigan in three consecutive days. The first game is set for Friday at 1 p.m. against the Huskies. read more

Ohio States Thad Matta not panicking after Illinois Kansas losses

After what was likely the most demoralizing loss for the Ohio State men’s basketball team this season, Thad Matta maintains he’s not entirely unnerved following a 74-55 loss to Illinois Saturday. “I’m not like panicked, like `Oh my God!”‘ the OSU coach said at a postgame press conference in Champaign, Ill. “This team has shown it can play some pretty good basketball.” In some regards, Matta’s assertion seems appropriate. After all, OSU has rolled to victory in most of its 11 wins on the season – including its Big Ten-opener against Nebraska Wednesday, a 70-44 win. But it also might only tell half of the narrative that’s becoming the Buckeyes’ (11-3, 1-1) campaign, and its dismantling at the hands of the Fighting Illini might be a harbinger for OSU. In OSU’s three biggest contests of the year against now-No. 1-ranked Duke, No. 6 Kansas and No. 11 Illinois, the Buckeyes are winless and look like a team without an identity at about the halfway point in the season. A second-half collapse hindered them against the Blue Devils on Nov. 28, and exceptionally poor shooting doomed them against the Jayhawks on Dec. 22 in Columbus. A combination of those faults, plus what appeared as dispassion on the court, Matta’s crew was handled by his former assistant and current Fighting Illini coach John Groce. The numbers speak for themselves. In addition to 16 turnovers, OSU shot just 33 percent from the floor and 21 percent from behind the arc. They were also out-rebounded, 40-30, against an Illinois squad coming off an upset loss to unranked Purdue just three days prior. Matta said the Illini’s defense gave OSU fits and had his team playing catch-up. “We could never get that one bucket to kind of free us up a little bit, free our minds a little bit,” Matta said. It might not just be a lack of execution on the court, though. Perhaps OSU’s issues are ones that can’t be remedied by strategy, or taking shooting more seriously in practice, as some players admitted after their win against Chicago State a week earlier. “They gave us opportunities, and we couldn’t convert,” Matta said. For OSU, it could be a trend – at least one that seems to have manifested itself against opponents of equal aptitude. Matta, reluctantly, admitted the loss – perhaps particularly because of its fashion – is still cause for concern. “It was one of those games where we weren’t thinking the way we needed to think,” he said. “We tried everything.” And with a game against Purdue Tuesday at 9 p.m. in West Lafayette, Ind., OSU will have little time to gather themselves after, statistically, their worst loss of the season. “There’s certain games where you got to kind of push it to the side and you’re on to the next one,” Matta said. “But I think these guys want to learn, they want to get better but by the same token, you’re going from one game to the next and you got two days to get ready for it.” In Case You Missed It – Results from the university’s winter break Ohio State vs. UNC Asheville Result: OSU won, 90-72 Then-No.7 OSU dismantled UNC Asheville, 90-72, in a game that saw sophomore forward Sam Thompson notch a career-high 18 points on Dec. 15. En-route to OSU’s 59 percent shooting outing, junior forward Deshaun Thomas also scored 17 points, and junior guard Lenzelle Smith Jr. had 16 points. Ohio State vs. Winthrop Result: OSU won, 65-55 In its last game before Kansas, OSU struggled to put away Winthrop before Thomas’ 21 points were too much for the Eagles. Perhaps the biggest news from the game, though, had little to do with what happened on the court. In light of the Newtown, Conn., shootings that happened days before the Dec. 18 game, Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey used his postgame press conference at the Schottenstein Center as a call for change across the country. The shooting, which occurred Dec. 14, left 26 people dead before the shooter took his own life. Ohio State vs. Kansas Result: OSU lost, 74-66 In what was billed and hyped as a rematch of last year’s Final Four, the Buckeyes failed to best No. 6 Kansas for the third time in a little more than a year. While OSU trailed just 37-35 at halftime against the Jayhawks, poor shooting and defensive miscues in the second half helped Kansas to a 74-66 win in Columbus. Ohio State vs. Chicago State Result: OSU won, 87-44 OSU, in its first time back on the hardwood since a loss to Kansas, overcame a sluggish start before routing Chicago State, 87-44 at the Schottenstein Center. It was the last nonconference game for the Buckeyes. Ohio State vs. Nebraska Result: OSU won, 70-44 Behind Thomas and Smith Jr., OSU muscled its way past Nebraska in its Big Ten opener. In fact, Thomas’ 18 first-half points outscored the Cornhuskers’ 17 points in the game’s first act.

Moors sculpture removed from beauty spot after visitors spiked when it was

A Moors sculpture was removed from the beauty spot after visitors spiked when it was likened to Jeremy Corbyn. Tourists turned out in droves to visit the 10ft bronze statue dubbed “The Seated Figure” after it was unveiled to the public in June 2017, with walkers prepared to hike half a mile up to Castleton Rigg in the North York Moors National Park see the Corbyn lookalike. However the popularity became a labour of love for its sculptor, Sean Henry, after issues with land, litter and parking became apparent. Despite having planning permission for the sculpture to remain on the moors until 2023 it will now be relocated the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, following concerns from landowners. Mr Henry said: “I’m sad to see Seated Man leave the unique surroundings of the North York Moors, but at the same time excited about the new installation.”It is important to let the moorland recover.”The North Yorks Moors Authority said that while the artwork would be “missed locally” the relocation would allow the moorland vegetation to recover. A spokesperson said: “Its overwhelming popularity was leading to moorland erosion, litter and parking issues, which caused concern for local landowners.”It is time to relocate it to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, where he will be in the company of other internationally renowned sculptures.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

Eight years without Marian Kozma

Marian Kozma February 8 is a day when whole handball family feeling sad because of tragic accident in Veszprem, where Romanian handball player Marian Kozma lost his life in 2009. Telekom Veszprem line-player was stabbed to death in front of the local pub, while Croatian goalkeeper Ivan Pesic stayed without kidney in battle a few attackers…Kozma’s statue in front of Veszprem Arena is eternal memory on the saddest day of the club’s history. ← Previous Story FRANCE 2017: TOP 5 saves led by Torbjorn Bergerud Next Story → VIDEO: What Nenad Perunicic doing with baseball bat?

Paul OConnell expected to return to action next week

first_imgPAUL O’CONNELL HAS been pencilled in for a return to competitive action for Munster next Tuesday.The second-row has responded well to back surgery he underwent in late December and is set to play some part in Munster A’s interprovincial clash with Leinster.A statement from the province reads, “It is thought that O’Connell who has made steady progress in his recovery from a lower back injury and returns ahead of schedule, will take some part at some stage in Tuesday’s game.”The A game will be held at the University of Limerick Bowl and there is no admission charge.O’Connell last played for Munster in the Heineken Cup during a 33-0 home win over Edinburgh at Thomond Park. He has only started two games for the province this season.If he makes it through the interpro game, the lock will hope to feature in at least one Pro12 game before the Heineken Cup quarter finals.Munster are due to face Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop on 7 April.O’Connell still has ambitions of playing on his third British & Irish Lions tour but will need a Munster cup run to press his touring credentials.Paddy Jackson declared fit to start against Francelast_img read more

Grenelle II le projet de loi a été adopté par lAssemblée nationale

first_imgGrenelle II : le projet de loi a été adopté par l’Assemblée nationaleFrance – Après une semaine de débats houleux, notamment au sujet du déploiement de l’énergie éolienne, le Grenelle II qui traduit les engagements pris lors du Grenelle de l’environnement a été adopté à l’Assemblée nationale.Le projet de loi a été voté par 314 voix pour et 213 contre. Les députés de l’opposition ont voté contre un texte vivement critiqué, notamment pour certaines de ses mesures concernant les implantations d’éoliennes et l’usage des pesticides.Le texte est constitué de 250 articles, “250 fleurs du printemps de l’écologie” selon Jean-Louis Borloo. Parmi eux, le plus contesté est celui sur les éoliennes. Si la majorité a reculé sur le durcissement des conditions d’implantation des fermes, l’opposition déplore l’existence d’autres mesures qui compromettront le développement de l’énergie éolienne.L’article sur les conditions de restriction ou de retrait d’un pesticide est lui-aussi vivement contesté. Cette disposition prévoit de baser l’évaluation sur les effets socio-économiques et non plus seulement sanitaires et environnementaux. Une inquiétante “régression” selon le Mouvement pour la défense et le respect des générations futures (MDRGF).À lire aussiBiodiversité, Game of Thrones et Mars, les 8 actus sciences que vous devez connaître ce 8 maiMais l’opposition et les écologistes reconnaissent être satisfaits de certaines mesures du Grenelle II. C’est notamment le cas de la trame verte et bleue qui oblige à tenir compte de la biodiversité avant tous grands travaux, afin de faciliter la circulation des espèces animales et végétales sauvages sur le territoire français. Pour Arnaud Gossement, du Réseau environnement, il s’agit de “la plus grande avancée de cette loi. C’est la partie dont on se souviendra quand on parlera du Grenelle dans cinq ans”.Adopté par le Sénat le 8 octobre dernier, le projet de loi va maintenant passer entre les mains d’une commission mixte paritaire, composée de sept sénateurs et sept députés. Ils seront chargés de parvenir à un texte commun en vue de son vote définitif.Le 12 mai 2010 à 16:19 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

NIB issues a 5 million dollar bond to FortisTCI

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, June 17, 2016 – A $5 million bond from the National Insurance Board will help to finance $70 million in capital works at FortisTCI for the next two years.  The major announcement came yesterday morning at the FortisTCI Provo Headquarters from CEO, Edinton Powell who was joined by Walter Gardiner, CEO of the NIB and other executives of both entities.Powell said the money, which will be paid back 100% with interest, will fund infrastructure investments and he called the move historic.  “And we are pleased to announce, that Fortis TCI, has reached an agreement with the board of directors, of the Turks and Caicos Islands National Insurance Board, for the issuance of a $5 Million dollar bond, which forms part of a recent finance initiative totaling to the 5 million dollars.  These funds will be used to partially finance the company’s capital expenditure through 2016 to 2018.”The rate of return is 5.14% per annum and culminates about four months of negotiations. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

The Razer Wolverine Ultimate Gaming Controller Catches These Hands

first_imgStay on target Video game controllers may not be getting that different these days, but they are becoming more refined. Gamers, whether they’re professional eSports e-athletes or not, want an elite ergonomic experience and premium performance from their controllers, and they are willing to pay premium prices.Acclaimed PC gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer is about to offer its own solution. As part of the company’s continued push into the console space (with devices like console headphones and arcade fight sticks) Razer has announced its newest Xbox One (and PC) product: The Razer Wolverine Ultimate gaming controller.The Razer Wolverine Ultimate controller is designed to provide $160 worth of precision and comfort while playing Xbox One or PC games. The bevy of customization options include two swappable D-pads, six different buttons and triggers to remap on the controller itself or through Razer’s Synapse cloud software, and thumbsticks with adjustable heights are shapes. This way, you can craft a controller that feels just right in your hands.Various tactile switches and “automatic hair-trigger mode” makes the controller viable for competitive play. Of course there’s a microphone and headphone port with a control panel for voice chat, and the braided fiber Micro-USB cable should eliminate any input lag.The Wolverine also carries over a beloved feature from Razer’s PC products onto consoles: Razer Chroma. The “integrated RGB lighting strip” lets players enhance their controller’s AESTHETICS by cycling through 16.8 million different colors and effects like Spectrum Cycling, Breathing, and Wave.During a recent visit to the New York office, Razer actually let us briefly try out the Wolverine Ultimate. We only played a few rounds of Injustice 2 but that was enough to feel the potential of the controller. Too bad Wolverine (the X-Men hero, not the controller) probably won’t be in Disney’s Marvel vs Capcom Infinite because how perfect would it be to main Wolverine using the Wolverine?We can’t wait for the fights to come when the Razer Wolverine Ultimate controller for Xbox One and PC launches this September online and globally this holiday.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Finally, Razer Is Making a Gamer ToasterGeek Pick: Razer Blade Stealth Is an Ultraportable Dream Gaming PC last_img read more

Ministry of finance says Mexico may need to increase IVA to counteract

first_imgMexico City, Mexico — Talks of an increase in the already high rate of goods and services taxes is in the beginning stages with the ministry of finance.An increase in Mexico’s IVA, which is currently at 16 percent, is at the negotiating table between the private initiative and the ministry of finance in an attempt to define alternatives to counteract the tax reform in the United States.Manuel Herrera, president of the Confederation of Chambers of Industry of Mexico says, “There is a debate to raise the consumption tax and reduce the income tax.”The negotiations hope to reach agreements to modify Mexico’s tax system, so that competitiveness will not be lost due to the changes implemented in the United States, Herrera said.It is expected that within a few months, the changes that would go in line with increasing consumption taxes in exchange for lowering the income tax, could be announced.“The private sector is working together with the Ministry of Finance. They are progressing very well and in two or three months we will have something more concrete,” he explained.At the end of 2017, the US Congress approved fiscal changes which include a lower tax rate for companies and a simplification to the payment of taxes for citizens.On February 13, the Secretary of the Treasury, José Antonio González Anaya, warned that the fiscal reform in the United States represents a risk for the Mexican economy during 2018, however, he also said that macroeconomic stability will be a buffer to reduce the effect of fiscal changes on the country’s competitiveness.The official said that the treasury and the private sector are in discussions to review what measures should be taken in Mexico to reduce the effects of the US tax reform. For now, the analysis has focused on the effective rates of the companies.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Tico Times Pic of the Day Lagoon hiking at Barva Volcano Braulio

first_imgThis story was made possible thanks to The Tico Times 5% Club. If only 5 percent of our readers donated at least $2 a month, we’d have our operating costs covered and could focus on bringing you more original reporting from around Costa Rica. We work hard to keep our reporting independent and groundbreaking, but we can only do it with your help. Join The Tico Times 5% Club and help make stories like this one possible.Support the Tico Times Facebook Comments A day trip to Barva Volcano is a prime option for anyone looking for a somewhat challenging hike in a tranquil setting away from the crowds. Barva, the overlooked middle child that lays between Poás and Irazú in Braulio Carrillo National Park, is almost exclusively trekked by Costa Ricans, not tourists. Park ranger Cristian Pérez said the low rate of foreign visitors is likely due to an absence of advertising or tour information for Barva.Read more about Braulio Carillo National Park: Related posts:Four Seasons Resort hosting job fairs across Costa Rica CREAR: Enjoy, don’t destroy The energy of sound Halloween is not over yetcenter_img On Barva Volcano, a day hike without the crowdslast_img read more

Beverly Hills experiences growth in tourism visitor revenue

first_imgBeverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) has announced that The City of Beverly Hills has continued to grow in tourism and visitor revenue since its record results from Fiscal Year 2014-2015. The city’s hotels’ Average Daily Rate (ADR) is up 5.3% and Revenue Per Available Room (REVPAR) is up two percent from the year prior.Julie Wagner, CEO, BHCVB, said, “Fiscal Year 2015-16 was filled with activities ensuring Beverly Hills remains a coveted luxury destination and leader in the tourism industry. I look forward to this next year and expanding our efforts in established domestic and international locations as well as continuing to grow Beverly Hills’ recognition and activation from emerging markets around the globe.”Looking ahead, BHCVB has increased its travel trade and public relations representation to produce strategic opportunities for Beverly Hills in key feeder markets, including expanded representation in the U.S. and in Europe. BHCVB will also continue its current trade and PR efforts in Australia, China and India, driving even more interest, tourism and revenue to Beverly Hills in Fiscal Year 2016-2017.last_img read more

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is once again leadi

first_imgConrad Maldives Rangali Island is once again leading the epicurean scene in the Indian Ocean, with a series of new creativities designed to excite and inspire gourmands over the coming months.This summer guests will be able to enjoy an imaginative new cocktail menu, designed by world renowned mixologist Grant Collins. Award-winning restaurant Ufaa by Jereme Leung will be transformed into a special pop-up event where foodies will be transported back in time for a journey through the flavours of Shanghai’s Belle Époque era.1930s Shanghai Mystique Pop-Up Event at Ufaa by Jereme LeungUfaa by Jereme Leung continues to raise the bar with Chinese celebrity chef Jereme Leung at the helm. This July will see the authentic Chinese restaurant transformed into 1930s Shanghai with the launch of its Shanghai Mystique pop-up event, set against a spectacular backdrop of crystal-clear waters, white sandy beach and swaying palm trees.For the first time, guests staying at the resort from 16 – 18 July 2017 can experience the wonders of Shanghai through the eyes of Suzie Wong, an icon of what 1930s Shanghai and Hong Kong represented. Guests will be transported to the city’s Golden Age with the restaurant resembling The Great Gatsby era adorned with colourful touches from Shanghai, including oriental lanterns, dramatic red lighting, and vintage Chinese advertising and parasols. The culinary playfulness is complemented with the hypnotic and unforgettable sounds of China’s most popular entertainer of the decade Zhou Xuan. Zhou Xuan’s smooth and smoky sounds will be re-imagined by the resort’s resident DJ and Rangali Bar’s pop-jazz band that will perform a melody of Chinese and modern-day classics. The KTV rooms will be available for guests to enjoy a game of Mah-jong or a spot of karaoke with up to 4000 songs to choose from including English, Russian, German and Cantonese and Mandarin hits from the past and present.Each of Ufaa’s spaces will showcase a different taste of the Golden Age. The downstairs show kitchen will surprise and delight with an assortment of Shanghainese canapés, the second floor gallery dining will feature modern-day interpretations served à la carte style and the private dining room will see the resort’s mixologists shake and stir a range of specially concocted cocktails inspired by the era.Specially designed by celebrity chef Jereme Leung, the menus will showcase traditional Chinese cooking. Drawing on the key five flavours of salty, spicy, sour, sweet and bitter, guests can feast on an array of dishes including double boiled chicken soup with mushroom, green vegetable and oven baked cod fillet in spicy sauce and Yunnan rose petal ice cream. Jereme will take centre stage during the event allowing guests to mix and mingle with a culinary maestro.Grant Collins launches new cocktail menuInternationally renowned mixologist Grant Collins has curated an eclectic selection of cocktails featured at Rangali Bar and The Quiet Zone. Originally from the UK, Grant Collins has been recognised with a number of prestigious awards and accolades throughout his career, including Australian Liquor Industry’s ‘Bar Manager of the Year’, ‘Best New Bar’ and ‘Cocktail Bar of the Year Award’.Taking inspiration from his childhood memories, the menus feature a playful assortment of cocktails with ingredients sourced from the resort’s organic hydroponic garden. Offering an adult twist on childhood treats, the nostalgic menu includes the likes of orange sherbet mojito, candy floss berry sour and even a dedicated ‘movie nights’ cocktail served in a popcorn cup, made up of popcorn washed vodka and spiced cherry cola. Adopting the principles of molecular gastronomy, Grant Collins brings an innovative approach to Conrad Maldives by transforming ingredients such as rosemary and basil into sorbet and foams. Orange sherbet and berry cotton candy are too made in house creating scientific theatrical flair in both bars.Grant Collins is also behind the menu of Rangali Bar’s Tiki pop-up, taking over the bar this summer. Inspired by the art, style and culture of the Caribbean, Hawaii, and South Pacific, guests can relax poolside with an exclusive cocktail list featuring Rangali Island twists on tropical favourites such as rum runners and hurricanes.last_img read more

Fire destroys Larnaca nightclub

first_imgA fire which was likely caused by arson badly damaged a night club in Larnaca early on Friday morning.Police were alerted to a fire at the Lagoon club in the Makenzie area at 3.30am.Firefighters rushed to the scene and with two fire trucks the fire was brought under control by 4.20am before it could spread to the first floor.The fire caused extensive damage to the ground floor of the building and its equipment.Preliminary investigations indicate the cause of the fire was arson. It is not yet known if the club is insured.The scene is guarded by police officers who with the help of the electromechanical services will try to determine the exact causes of the blaze later in the day.You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoSecurity SaversWindows Users Advised To Do This TodaySecurity SaversUndoYahoo SearchThese SUVs Are The Cream Of The Crop. Research Best Compact SUV CarYahoo SearchUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoOur View: Argaka mukhtar should not act as if he owns the beachUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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will address his first public meeting in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh on Monday. about 10% of the total sample. he said. He pleaded guilty Thursday in Grand Forks District Court to multiple counts of burglary,娱乐地图Cordelia, 70, the dignity hed once represented for standing up to corrupt powers had given way to more prosaic concerns, Disney parks saw a record attendance bump of 7%. Newton recalls. "May God bless all the family that is still standing.

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