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India, EU committed to dynamic dialogue
NEW DELHI, MARCH 26.India and the European Union are committed to an equal and dynamic dialogue on all subjects of interest and concern to them including ICT as major entities in their own regions, and as emerging global actors on the world ...

FINANCIAL SCENE
An inscrutable move
There are no valid reasons to merge IDFC with a commercial bank, however big.

Infosys seeks to boost technology consulting
BANGALORE, MARCH 26. Infosys Technologies, the Bangalore-based IT services company, has recruited between 100 and 150 `consultants' from global firms such as McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group and Booze Allen, in the last 18 months, industry ...

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  • Stocks stage smart rally
  • Rupee ends at 46-month peak
  • Real time gross settlement goes live
  • Bharti-IBM in $750 m tieup
  • `Private investment is on a roll'
  • Steel subsidy: India to form alliances
  • 34 FDI proposals cleared

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    Accel ICIM's Linux competency centres
    CHENNAI: ACCEL ICIM is setting up two Linux competency centres in Chennai and Delhi and is in the process of creating a global Linux professional team. The state-of-the-art Linux competency centres will enable independent software vendors to ...

    TIDC becomes subsidiary of TI
    MUMBAI: Tube Investments of India has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that TI Diamond Chain (TIDC) has become a subsidiary of the company from March 25, consequent on the company acquiring 12.83 lakh (20.93 per cent) equity shares from Amsted ...

    Lupin Goa facility on stream
    CHENNAI: Lupin on Friday announced the commissioning of its non-cephalosporin oral finished dosage facility at Verna, Goa. The plant has started commercial operations. This U.S. FDA approvable manufacturing facility will facilitate regulatory ...

    Meet on economic growth
    MUMBAI: The Bombay Stock Exchange and Investors' Grievances Forum (IGF) are organising a lecture meeting by Arun Shourie, Union Minister for Disinvestment, Communication & IT on "Economic Growth — The roadmap, in the background of recent ...

    Parryware gets ISO 14001:1996
    CHENNAI: The Parryware manufacturing plants in Ranipet, Alwar and Dewas have been accorded ISO 14001:1996 environmental management system certifications by the British Standards Institute (BSI), says a release. ...

    Pantaloon in pact with Arvind Brands
    BANGALORE: Pantaloon Retail India and Arvind Brands Limited have announced a strategic tie-up whereby, the popular Ruf & Tuf range of jeans fashion wear would be retailed only at Big Bazaar outlets across the country. Announcing the tie-up, ...

    Birla Sun simplifies popular products
    BANGALORE: Birla Sun Life Insurance will sell easier-to-comprehend versions its products CashFlow and SavePlus, targeting middle class households, which can afford premiums of between Rs. 6,000 and Rs. 15,000 a year, company executives told ...

    IA introduces special promotional fares
    KOZHIKODE: Indian Airlines has reduced its economy class fares for passengers travelling on the domestic leg of its international flights from April 1. The Area Marketing Manager, Jyothi Prakash, and Sales Manager, P. T. G. Kutty, told ...

    Neptune Readymix's plans
    KOCHI: Neptune Readymix Concrete Pvt. Ltd., the Edayar-based firm producing readymade concrete mix, has entered the second year of production. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, Prince Joseph and George Thomas, who leads the firm, ...

    Bunge outlines plans
    KOCHI: Bunge Agribusiness India Private Ltd has announced its marketing plans for the leading brand of hydrogenated vegetable oil, (Vanaspati), Dalda. Our Special Correspondent ...

    TVS launches new Fiero FX
    KOCHI: TVS Motor Company has launched TVS Fiero FX targeted at the premium segment. The core essence of the Feiro FX includes its trendsetter looks, zippiness and superior technology, claims a release. Our Special Correspondent ...

    Nehru award for management institute
    KOCHI: The Kochi-based Indian Institute of Management Studies has won this year's Nehru award for excellence and significant contribution in the field of vocational education, says a release. Our Special Correspondent ...

    LG launches GSM handsets
    HYDERABAD: LG Electronics India is adopting a philosophy of "diversified products and culture (in its production centres) to serve the requirements of a diversified nation," according to K. R. Kim, Managing Director. Addressing a press conference ...

    UCO Bank extends time under OTS scheme
    HYDERABAD: UCO Bank has extended the time for recovery of loans under the one time settlement (OTS) scheme to July 31. According to a release issued here on Friday, borrowers whose accounts with balances of up to Rs. 10 crores have become NPAs ...

    NIIT nominated for outsourcing awards
    HYDERABAD: NIIT's Learning Business Process Outsourcing solution for a U.S. customer has been nominated to the prestigious Outsourcing Excellence Awards 2004, which are dubbed `Oscars of Outsourcing'. According to a NIIT release, it is the only ...

    Radico Khaitan's initiative
    NEW DELHI: Liquor manufacturer, Radico Khaitan, announced its entry into the Tamil Nadu market with all its top brands by early next month. The company plans to supply over 30,000 cases in the first couple of months. Stating that the new ...

    FII investment limit up in Satnam Overseas
    NEW DELHI: Satnam Overseas, the leading food company with global footprints, has increased the limit of investment by FIIs, NRIs and OCBs from the existing 24 per cent to 51 per cent of the paid-up capital of the company. This is in pursuant to ...

    Idea Cellular's milestone
    NEW DELHI: By crossing the one-million subscriber mark in Maharashtra telecom circle, Idea Cellular has become the first operator to cross this landmark in a non-metro circle. Elated by its success in the Maharashtra circle where every third cell ...

    Other Stories

  • Inflation falls further
  • ICICI Bank fixes price band
  • Petronet LNG listed on BSE
  • Ramkrishna Forgings' IPO
  • Prison term for ex-Dynegy official



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