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PSU oil cos in the red — IOC suffers Rs 54-cr Q1 loss
FOR the first time, IOC, the country's largest refiner, has reported a net loss. First-quarter results released today showed a net loss of Rs 54.23 crore, compared with net profit of Rs 1,472 crore during the corresponding previous ... More

BPCL loss at Rs 431 cr
BHARAT Petroleum Corporation Ltd blamed the high crude and product prices that could not be fully passed on to the consumers for the Rs 431.3-crore net loss it suffered during the quarter ended June 30. This was against Rs 177 crore net profit ... More

Tata Motors Q1 net up 22 pc — Ravi Kant appointed Managing Director
TATA Motors has reported 22.08 per cent rise in profit after tax for the quarter ended June 30 to Rs 272.67 crore from Rs 223.36 crore in the corresponding previous period. The company also announced that Mr Ravi Kant has been appointed as ... More

ITC posts 20 pc rise in Q1 net
ITC Ltd's post-tax profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2005 has recorded a growth of 20 per cent to Rs 558.30 crore, against Rs 464.88 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year. The pre-tax profit at Rs 830.14 crore (Rs ... More

No live telecast of Lanka series on DD — Ten Sports offers only 90-minute highlights package
HOUSEHOLDS without cable connections will not be able to watch live the cricket matches played between India, Sri Lanka and the West Indies that start on July 30 in Sri Lanka. For Ten Sports, the rights holder to the triangular series, has ... More

Inflation up on costlier manufactured items
THE annual wholesale price index-based inflation rose 4.18 per cent during the week ended July 16, up from the previous week's 4.14 per cent. The increase in the year-on-year inflation was largely due to a spurt in prices of food items, energy ... More

Overall rainfall above normal by 2 pc
THE southwest monsoon has improved its performance by turning in rainfall 2 per cent above normal as per the statistics (up to July 27) provided by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The actual rainfall till July 27 was 426.4 mm ... More

Postal Dept preparing blueprint to set up ATMs
If the proposal comes through, the DoP will have one of the biggest ATM networks in the country. More

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