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    Tatas outbid CSN, acquire Corus
    They came up with a surprise offer CSN could not match and Corus could not refuse

    Ratan Tata: higher price, yet worthwhile acquisition
    MUMBAI: "Today marks the end of a journey we began quite some time ago," Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata told the media here after acquiring Corus. Mr. Tata said: "When we started the journey, we saw a strategic fit with Corus in terms of ...

    Centre offers all help to the Tatas
    NEW DELHI: Terming the acquisition of the Anglo-Dutch steel company Corus an aggressive business takeover, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday offered all assistance to the Tatas in completing the deal. "The Government will be ready ...

    India Inc hails Tata's Corus acquisition
    But concern over the deal resulting in overvaluation of steel firms

    Court clears all-India SC/ST quota in PG medicine
    NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday approved the Centre's proposal to provide 22.5 per cent reservation for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates under the all-India quota in postgraduate admissions to government medical colleges for ...

    RBI tightens grip on short-term lending
    Reins in banks' exposure to capital market, real estate; ceiling on advances against NRI deposits

    CSO revises GDP growth to 9 p.c. for 2005-06
    Higher farm sector growth, a major contributory factor

    India clinches Pepsi Cup in style
    Vadodara: Riding on Sachin Tendulkar's superb century, Sourav Ganguly's scintillating stroke-play and Rahul Dravid's classic knock India scored a resounding 160-run victory over a beleaguered opponent whose captain had promised to battle back ...

    No dam coming up across Palar: Minister
    Durai Murugan cites PWD report

    Chennai Corporation battling mosquitoes
    CHENNAI: Chennai's civic body is battling the uncontrollable breeding of mosquitoes in waterways and stagnant pools. On Wednesday, the Corporation's Health department workers went around lanes and canals with spray guns. A survey indicated a ...

    Flag march in Gorakhpur
    LUCKNOW: Security forces staged a flag march in Gorakhpur town of eastern Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. After four consecutive days of communal violence and arson, which claimed two lives, the situation remained peaceful on Wednesday. However, ...

    Increase in DA for beedi workers
    Agreement initiated by unions signed

    Cabinet approves Devaswom Ordinance
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to issue an Ordinance reducing the term of the Travancore Devaswom Board and the Kochi Devaswom Board. The Travancore Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions (Amendment) Ordinance, when ...

    Urban projects: call for matching grants
    Jaipal asks Mayors to ensure States' contribution for JNNURM projects

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