TCI to pay 18% dividend
MSEB issues contempt notice against DPC
THE Maharashtra State Electricity Board has issued a contempt of court notice to the Dabhol Power Company in the Mumbai High Court against the Rs 26,000-crore arbitration filed by DPC in a London Court. According to MSEB, DPC has violated the ...
`CAs must not look for protection from global competition'
THE Centre has made it clear to the chartered accountants that they should not look for "protective cover" against competition from foreign service providers. At the same time, the Government has also assured them that "reciprocal arrangements" ...
SWC revamp; deal with SABMiller Mallya to drop case against Jumbo group
The UB group Chairman, Mr Vijay Mallya, and McDowell & Co Ltd have decided not to pursue their legal case against the corporate restructuring undertaken by arch rival Shaw Wallace & Co and the sale of shares by the latter to SABMiller. This
L&T steps up overseas presence To open office in Kazakhstan soon
LARSEN & Toubro is moving ahead stealthily on its overseas ambitions. It is currently set to open an office in Kazakhstan. That country presents a huge opportunity for L&T because of its burgeoning hydrocarbon sector, said the L&T Chairm
ALLIANCES & JOINT VENTURES
Sarvotham ties up with Starr Healthcare to market nutraceuticals
SARVOTHAM Remedies Ltd (SRL) has entered into an alliance with the US-based Starr Healthcare Enterprises Inc, a nutraceuticals producer, for marketing the latter's `Herbals First' range of products in India. The SRL Chief Executive Officer, Mr ...
`Farmer-friendly Budget will help paints industry'
THE fortunes of the paints industry are related to factors as varied as the housing boom, vagaries of the weather and even better availability of rural credit. Despite the pressure on margins, the industry grew by double digits last year. In ...
SOCIETY & DEVELOPMENT
`Social responsibility vital for Tata Steel dealings'
TATA Steel, in future, will not deal with companies which do not conform to a certain minimum standard of corporate social responsibility. "We will not either buy from or sell to companies" that do not measure up to Tata Steel's social ...
Gujarat Borosil turns around; out of BIFR net
GUJARAT Borosil Ltd (GBL), which came into the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) fold in 1999, has made a turnaround. The board vide its recent order said, "Having considered that the company has ceased to be a sick ...
Wheels India to chalk out China strategy in six months Targets Rs 100 pc exports this year
WHEELS India Ltd hopes to finalise its strategy vis-à-vis China in the next six months. "We are in the process of studying the China market. Some of our global customers have asked us to come up with a China strategy," Mr Srivats Ram, Executive ...
Leela Hotels chief sees room for hiking tariffs
`There was a need to change the perception that in India, a quality product and service could be had at a massive discount.'
4,000 L&T staff to run in Holck-Larsen's memory
L&T "believes in the family thing ... . We are like a family. And, how many times do 5,000 of your own get together like that?"