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Saturday, August 19, 2006
Russia threatens U.S. with trade war
Alleges footdragging on WTO accession
Stone laid for TAPP's facility
Company's Indian arm in Sriperumbudur will invest Rs. 1,000 crore over five years
Sensex snaps 7-day gaining streak
MUMBAI: After facing profit sales for the second successive day, the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark, Sensex, on Friday closed 12 points lower in volatile trading amid sustained foreign institutional investment inflows. The Sensex snapped its ...
Qualcomm acquires Qualphone for $18 m
Mobile TV trials this year in U.S., U.K. and Japan; may happen in India in 2007
Inflation rate rises to 4.82 p.c.
NEW DELHI: The wholesale prices-based inflation rate rose to 4.82 per cent during the week ended August 5 from 4.61 per cent in the previous week. ...
Roongta is SAIL Chairman
NEW DELHI: Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) on Friday announced the appointment of Sushil Kumar Roongta as its Chairman. Earlier, Mr. Roongta was Director (Commercial) holding additional charge as ...
'Excise exemption only for HP, Uttaranchal'
NEW DELHI: The Union Government has ruled out extension of excise duty exemption given to Uttaranchal and Himachal Pradesh to other areas. ...
Govt. modifies 3CD tax form
NEW DELHI: The Government on Friday modified the tax form 3CD in which accounts of persons carrying business or profession have to be filed before tax authorities, including details regarding fringe benefit tax, tax deduction at source and ...
China to cut tarrifs
BEIJING: China will cut tariffs on over 1,700 kinds of imported products, including automobiles, chemicals and textiles from India and four other Asian nations from September 1 under the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement. ...
Airtel Broadband introduces India PCO
CHENNAI: Airtel Broadband and Telephone Services on Friday introduced India PCO. Customers can now call any destination in India from Airtel's Coin Collection Box PCOs across Tamil Nadu for just Re. 1. Calls will be charged on 45 seconds ...
Merck Specialities launches cancer drug
CHENNAI: Merck Specialities Pvt. Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of Merck KGaA, on Friday announced the introduction of Erbitux, a new gold standard targeted therapy for the treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC) in India. Erbitux, which has already ...
Hero Honda bags award
CHENNAI: Hero Honda Motors has been conferred the Dun & Bradstreet American Express Corporate Awards 2006" as India's top company in the automobiles two-wheelers sector. The awards seek to recognise the twin virtues of size and .
TV 18 promoter sells shares to Network 18
MUMBAI: Television Eighteen India on Friday said that its promoter Raghav Bahl has sold two lakh equity shares to Network 18 Fincap for over Rs. 12 crore. Network 18 Fincap acquired the shares of TV 18 at Rs. 609 per share, through a block deal ...
Balrampur Chini to acquire stake in Indo Gulf Ind.
MUMBAI: Balrampur Chini Mills has entered into an agreement for acquiring 27.54 per cent stake in Indo Gulf Industries for Rs. 1.61 crore. As per the agreement, the company will buy 26.34 lakh equity shares of Indo Gulf Industries from the ...
Enam to venture into insurance broking
NEW DELHI: Enam Financial Consultants Pvt. Ltd .has announced its plan to venture into the insurance broking business, through Enam Insurance Broker Pvt. Ltd. The new firm will offer insurance products to corporates and individuals in the life ...
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