TCS net rises 51.8 pc in Q2 Half-year revenues cross $1-billion mark
TATA Consultancy Services Ltd has reported a year-on-year increase of 51.8 per cent in net profit (excluding exceptional items) and a 43.5 per cent increase in consolidated revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2004, under US ...
Air India panel clears lease of 3 Boeing 777s More flights to London, US likely
LATE Tuesday night, Air India's empowered committee cleared a proposal to lease three Boeing 777-200 aircraft, a move which should help AI launch more flights to London and the US. Confirming the development, official sources told Business ...
Govt supports ONGC plan to buy back shares held by IOC
THE Government today supported Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's (ONGC) plans to buyback shares held by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in the company, with the Petroleum Minister, Mr Mani Shankar Aiyar, saying the buyout is not likely to impact ...
`Mail-box' fears haunt domestic drug industry Queering the pitch for patent related issues
CALL it "the fear of the unknown" or efforts to thwart monopolistic practices that drug companies may adopt once the patent regime comes into vogue in about 80-odd days. But the domestic drug industry has further queered the pitch on ...
Cabinet clears Nalco expansion plan
THE Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved National Aluminium Company's (Nalco) Rs 4,091.51-crore expansion plans. The company, which is the country's second largest aluminium producer, plans to expand its refinery ...
Indirect tax collections up 25% in September
THE Central Government's indirect tax collections increased by 12.23 per cent during the first-half of the current fiscal at Rs 74,510.45 crore, compared with Rs 66,391.59 crore achieved in the same period last year. The collection performance ...
55-60 pc polling in Maharashtra
AN estimated 55-60 per cent of the 6.59-crore Maharashtra electorate cast their votes in the State Assembly elections on Wednesday. Barring two incidents in Gadchiroli district in the Vidarbha region, where two policemen were injured in two ...
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