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Indian textile exporters eyeing brands in US, EU
Indian exporters are expected to face stiff competition from Chinese players, who are eyeing these brands in a big way. More

New `flexible' funds give fund managers a freer hand
WHICH stocks are going to sizzle this year? Large or mid-cap? Which sectors will be the flavour of the market? Banks or IT? No one knows. But investors, who have a wide array of options to choose from, want to play it safe and have a finger in ... More

FEMA effect: Govt limits dividend payable to foreign investors on preference shares
IN line with the provisions of the new Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), the Government has started restricting the maximum amount of dividend payable by an Indian company to its foreign investor going in for preference shares. During ... More

Channels not paying up for cricket footage: DD
IT has been a slow wicket as far as efforts by national broadcaster Prasar Bharati to stop illegal footage of the India-Pakistan series are concerned. Despite issuing caution notices and sending out letters to broadcasters against ... More

Govt to tighten norms for Nidhis
DISTRESSED with the continuous instances of default by Nidhi companies or Mutual Benefit Societies (MBS), the Ministry of Company Affairs (MCA) is planning to further tighten the screws on them. The Ministry also proposes to take up this issue ... More

Emotive needs drive over 50 pc car purchases: Survey
EMOTIVE needs such as potency, prestige and status drive over 50 per cent of the car purchases in India, a study has found. The 2004 four-wheeler brand health and need segmentation study by leading market information provider, TNS, has further ... More

New fears
High tides and rough seas lashed several coastal areas in Thiruvananthapuram early Saturday morning causing concern among residents. According to fishermen in Poonthura, a coastal area in the district, changes in the behaviour of the sea were ... More

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