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PropTiger likely to sell properties worth Rs 2,100 crore in FY16

PropTiger likely to sell properties worth Rs 2,100 crore in FY16

News Corp-backed realty portal PropTiger.Com is likely to sell about 3,500 housing units worth Rs 2,100 crore during the fiscal, up 17 per cent from the last year, helped by its entry into secondary property market through the acquisition of Makaan.Com

Mar 20, 2016, 11:51 AM IST
Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress and model Jerry Hall celebrated their marriage with a blessing service on Saturday at St. Bride`s church on London`s Fleet Street, the spiritual home of British journalism.

Mar 05, 2016, 19:28 PM IST
'Happiest man in world' Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

'Happiest man in world' Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

Rupert Murdoch wed former supermodel Jerry Hall in a low-key ceremony in central London on Friday, the fourth marriage for the media mogul.

Mar 05, 2016, 09:50 AM IST
James Murdoch returns as Sky boss four years after fall

James Murdoch returns as Sky boss four years after fall

Global media magnate Rupert Murdoch's son James will return as chairman of British broadcaster Sky, the company said Friday, nearly four years after he was forced to leave over a phone hacking scandal.

 

Jan 29, 2016, 22:49 PM IST
Ex-tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks returns as News Corp UK chief

Ex-tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks returns as News Corp UK chief

British ex-editor Rebekah Brooks, the fiery redhead who resigned over a tabloid phone-hacking scandal, will return to Rupert Murdoch`s News Corp as head of its UK division, the company said on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

Ex-tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks returns as News Corp UK chief

British ex-editor Rebekah Brooks, the fiery redhead who resigned over a tabloid phone-hacking scandal, will return to Rupert Murdoch`s News Corp as head of its UK division, the company said on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Rebekah Brooks returning to News Corp as UK chief: Report

Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job at News Corp heading its British newspaper division, the Financial Times reported on Friday, just over a year after being cleared of criminal charges in a phone-hacking scandal. 

Aug 29, 2015, 01:44 AM IST

PropTiger to list luxury flats on NewsCorp's MansionGlobal.Com

In November last year, News Corp acquired a 25 per cent stake in Singapore-based Elara Technologies Pte Ltd which owns PropTiger.Com.

Jul 23, 2015, 16:17 PM IST
News Corp must face Dial, Heinz ad monopoly class action: Judge

News Corp must face Dial, Heinz ad monopoly class action: Judge

News Corp has been ordered by a Manhattan federal judge to face a class action lawsuit accusing it of monopolizing the market for in-store promotions at some 52,500 retail stores across the United States.

Jun 19, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

News Corp raises stake in PropTiger to 30%

"While India's real estate sector continues to work its way through challenging macro conditions, we remain very optimistic, not only about India's long-term potential but also about the management team of PropTiger in its ability to execute, rationally and deliberately," News Corp Senior Vice President, Strategy, Raju Narisetti who also chairs Elara's Singapore-based board, said.

Jun 16, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

News Corp, 21st Century Fox seek World Trade Center base

News Corp and 21st Century Fox , controlled by Rupert Murdoch, are in talks to build a joint headquarters in a new 88-story skyscraper at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, The New York Times said on Friday.

Apr 11, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

News Corp. takes 15% stake in N. Zealand, Australian media firm

Rupert Murdoch`s News Corp. said it has bought a 14.99 percent stake in Australian and New Zealand media firm APN, adding to its vast empire.

Mar 19, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Ruper Murdoch's News Corp won't be probed by US Department of Justice

The probe against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp over the phone hacking scandal or bribing British police will not be pursued by the US authorities.

Feb 03, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

PropTiger enters secondary market property deals space

Backed by funding from Rupert Murdoch-led News Corp, realty portal PropTiger has forayed into secondary market property transactions and plans to expand operations in ten more cities in the next 18 months.

Jan 18, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

Rupert Murdoch`s Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world`s largest media conglomerates.

Aug 06, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues

More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp`s U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Jun 27, 2014, 06:04 AM IST

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp sells community newspapers

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Said today it was selling a group of 11 community newspapers as part of a move to globalise and digitise its publishing operations.

Jun 24, 2014, 02:49 AM IST

AT&T makes bet on video with $48.5 bln DirecTV bid

AT&T Inc plans to pay USD 48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, in the latest sign that the wireless industry and the U.S. television market are set to converge as customers consume more video on their mobile devices.

May 19, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

News Corp buying Harlequin novels for 455 mn Canadian dollars

Harlequin, which publishes the work of more than 1,300 authors and issues 110 new novels each month, was sold by Canadian press group Torstar.

May 02, 2014, 18:41 PM IST

Rupert Murdoch sets up sons to take over media empire

Rupert Murdoch has returned eldest son Lachlan to the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, setting them up to succeed the 83-year-old tycoon.

Mar 27, 2014, 01:42 AM IST