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East Texas is home to art deco treasures that rose from oil riches

East Texas is home to art deco treasures that rose from oil riches

The 1930s was the boom decade of East Texas. On Oct. 3, 1930, the Daisy Bradford 3 oil well near Kilgore came in as a gusher and marked the discovery of the largest oilfield in the United States. Oil wells were drilled as fast as possible and many landowners went from rags to riches. The [...]

January 15, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on East Texas is home to art deco treasures that rose from oil riches

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia is temporarily recognising passports and other identity documents issued by the self-proclaimed rebel republics in eastern Ukraine. Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian army flared up again in recent weeks, leaving many dead. Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, condemned the decision to recognise separatist passports. But Russia’s foreign [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

Wipro splits its India-Middle East business in two

Wipro splits its India-Middle East business in two

Bengaluru: Wipro Ltd has split its India and Middle East business, which accounts for 10% of its revenue, into two separate divisions under new heads and merged one of the divisions focussed on automation platforms with the larger technology unit, as chief executive Abidali Neemuchwala looks to put the company back on the growth path. [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Wipro splits its India-Middle East business in two

East set for high-voltage fight as assembly elections get underway

East set for high-voltage fight as assembly elections get underway

The BJP’s electoral appeal in the absence of any perceptible Modi wave and the Congress’s tenacity against a spirited attack on one of its last fortresses will be under test when people in Assam’s 65 constituencies, and 18 in West Bengal, vote in the first phase on Monday. Of the four states and a Union [...]

April 4, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on East set for high-voltage fight as assembly elections get underway

Chic hotel designer Meg Sharpe brings eclectic style to Aby Rosen’s new Upper East Side condo

Chic hotel designer Meg Sharpe brings eclectic style to Aby Rosen’s new Upper East Side condo

Is this a laundry room or a trendy restaurant in the Meatpacking District? In a move to lure young, hip buyers to his latest Upper East Side condo project, Paramount Hotel owner Aby Rosen tapped Meg Sharpe, the chic designer known for revamping the basement supper club at his Midtown inn, to design the model [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Chic hotel designer Meg Sharpe brings eclectic style to Aby Rosen’s new Upper East Side condo