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BPCL, Petronas in talks for crude supply deal
BHARAT Petroleum Corporation Ltd is in talks with Petronas of Malaysia for sourcing crude oil, BPCL's Chairman and Managing Director, Mr S. Behuria, told a press conference here on Saturday. Until April, all the crude needed by refineries in ... More

SRF mulls commission payment for directors
THE Rs 750-crore SRF Ltd, a nylon tyre cord fabric manufacturer, will seek shareholders' nod on September 2 for authorising the board of directors of the company to compensate directors through payment of commission as a percentage of net profit ... More

BHEL bags Indonesia thermal plant order
BHARAT Heavy Electricals Ltd, the public sector power equipment major, has bagged the first-ever contract for a coal-based thermal power plant in Indonesia. With this, the company claims to have achieved a major breakthrough in the South-East ... More

ACCOUNTING STANDARDS


A. F. Ferguson holding a tiger by the tail
TRUST and reputation are the two biggest assets for an audit firm. A. F. Ferguson & Co (AFF) appears to have just mortgaged them in distress. The "withdrawal" of the firm's special report on Tata Finance (TFL), shocking and unprecedented as it ... More

OPEN OFFERS


Open offers: To tender or not
TAKEOVER AND CONTROL are in the air as India Inc made as many as 81 open offers last year compared to only 43 in 1997-98. The profile of companies hitting the market too has changed. There were only a handful of big-ticket offers in 1997-98 ... More

The delisting conundrum
A SIGNIFICANT trend in the stock market over the past one year or so — unlikely to have missed the eye of an average investor — is the plethora of open offers made by multinational companies to gain full control over their Indian ... More

REGULATORY BODIES & RULINGS


DCA makes secretarial audit mandatory for cos
THE Department of Company Affairs (DCA) has made it mandatory for all the companies to undertake a Secretarial Audit or Compliance Audit. Announcing this at a press conference here on Saturday, the National President of Institute of Company ... More

TRADE & LABOUR UNIONS


Singareni strike called off
HYDERABAD: The five-day-old strike by the workers of Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) was called off on Saturday following an agreement between the workers' union and the management. The agreement between the management and ... More

OUTLOOK


Will Maruti-800 rule the roads again?
THE reduction in price effected by Maruti Udyog Ltd (MUL) for its best selling model, the Maruti 800, has again brought the A-segment car closer to the teeming two-wheeler owners dreaming of buying a car. Till 1999-2000, the Maruti 800 ruled ... More
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