Kingfisher Villa goes unsold again

| December 22, 2016

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Earlier on Monday, its attempt to auction the Kingfisher House in Mumbai, the defunct Kingfisher Airline's corporate office, also failed for the third time due to no takers despite a 15 per cent cut in its reserve price.

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