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Monday, April 19, 2004
Government guarantee to LIC only symbolic
After the Unit Trust of India fiasco, some interested quarters are using the provision in Section 37 of the LIC Act to play on the Finance Ministry's nerves, says R. Ramakrishnan.
ADB under siege
THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) is the whipping boy of both the leftists and the rightists. The leftists blame it on its failure to promote regional growth. The rightists fault it over its failure to promote private sector development, eradicate ...
Software and VRS: Impact on dividend decisions
As per Section 15 of the Banking Regulation Act, items of expenditure not backed by tangible assets should be fully absorbed before a bank can declare dividends.
Slow to adapt, Nokia loses market share
NOKIA, THE world's largest mobile phone maker, paid a heavy price last week end for missing the trend toward stylish clamshell phone handsets, denting its vaunted reputation as the arbiter of cellphone chic. Biting into Nokia's market share, ...
Corporate results cheer stocks
THE IMPRESSIVE results and liberal bonus announcements made by technology giants Infosys and Wipro boosted sentiment on the bourses last week. The increased buying interest was also attributed to the expectation of improved fourth quarter results ...
Mailnull: A mail alias service
THIS WEEK NetSpeak starts with a discussion on an e-mail service that enables you to create temporary mail aliases for your e-mail address. As already mentioned in this column, your e-mail address becomes spam prone if it is made more public or ...
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