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VSNL seeking lower `settlement' rate -- Overseas calls set to be cheaper
IT'S party time for telephone users. Close on the heels of the drastic cuts announced in STD tariff, Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) is due to revise its international call rates downwards come April. According to senior officials of VSNL, the ... More

ACCOUNTING STANDARDS


Segment reporting: Some pattern, some revelation
JUDGING by the published results for the October-December 2001 quarter, it is seen that a large number of corporates have abided by the SEBI stipulation for segment reporting. However, the published results also suggest that on the final count ... More

HUMAN RESOURCES


Wipro campus recruits told to wait till 2003
STUDENTS recruited on campus last year by Wipro Technologies, the software export arm of Wipro Ltd, may have to wait for one more year before they can join the company. The company has sent out a letter to the students indicating that it would ... More

Shaw Wallace, unions sign memorandum of settlement
THE Shaw Wallace Employees Federation and Shaw Wallace & Its Associated Employees' Union ( SWIAEU) have declared that, at this point of time, Shaw Wallace & Company (SWC) does not need to have on the company's board any outside directors ... More

RESTRUCTURING


Zee Tele defers revamp decision
THE board of directors of Zee Telefilms Ltd has deferred a final decision on its corporate restructuring proposal. The board has sought further analysis of the obligatory, regulatory, national and international laws with respect to the corporate ... More

ALLIANCES & JOINT VENTURES


Chenab ties up with VeriSign
CHENAB Information Technologies, a city-based e-business consultancy, has become business partner to VeriSign/Safescrypt for the implementation of VeriSign's Authentication Certificates (Server ID) for Internet/intranet portals. VeriSign, a US ... More

Plan to boost joint ventures with Egypt
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is studying the possibility of Egyptian and Indian companies working together in the COMMESA, EU and West Asian markets through joint ventures and joint production units in Egypt to help boost exports ... More

Integrated Soft unit signs pact with US co
THE IT-Enabled Services (ITES) division of Integrated Software Solutions (ISS), a city-based software services provider belonging to the US-based $20-million ISS group, has announced that it has entered into a tripartite agreement with the ... More

INTERVIEW


Some home truths about Chinese threat
`We have a duty level of about 65 to 83 per cent on Chinese goods. With such protection, what else is needed? We have to stop and think why, despite this high duty, Chinese goods are hitting the Indian market. We have been under protection for too ma ny years' More

OUTLOOK


Voltas to enter domestic electro-mechanical market
HAVING gained expertise in electro-mechanical projects overseas, Voltas Ltd, a Tata group company, is now aiming to enter this area in the domestic market. "Our HVAC (heating ventilation A/C) business has demonstrated our skill in project ... More

Enron exposes several fault lines
NOT A day goes by without another titbit of Enron's malfeasance appearing in the front pages of all the newspapers. Just last week, a former Vice-Chairman committed suicide. According to employees, he was one of the `good guys'. Enron, the US ... More


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