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Tuesday, October 18, 2005
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BL 2502341.06 (+0.65)
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US Dollar (Buy/Sell)44.85/44.95
Gold Std (10 gm)6900 (+25)



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Rain or shine?
A dazzling sun lights up a massive cloud formation over Kovalam on Monday evening. Monsoon easterlies have not been strong enough during the past few days to rain their bounties over Thiruvananthapuram. ... More


Empowering children, the IBM way
IBM India is in the process of expanding its community work beyond six States, touching more people. And its punch line seems to be `catch them tiny'. The Head of IBM Corporate Social Responsibility, Ms Jalaja Pillai, told Business Line, ... More


`Work to reinvent for success'
AFTER business process outsourcing and IT-enabled services, the automobile industry is emerging as a sector offering immense opportunities for growth in the country. The components sector and the associated services with manufacturing activity ... More

HSBC - Kochi branch organises `Helping Hands Mela'
KOCHI: SOS Children's Village, Aluva, the Kerala Blind School Society and Kudumbasree, Kochi, will participate in the Helping Hands Mela 2005 organised by the HSBC Kochi branch from Monday to Saturday. The Helping Hands Mela is an ... More

HSBC's `Helping Hands Mela' in Hyderabad
HYDERABAD: Thirty-nine branches of HSBC spreading across 21 cities in the country will host a six-day `Helping Hands Mela 2005' on their premises. Open to bank's customers and others, the mela allows non-governmental organisations (NGOs) ... More

AP: GoM for Golden Jubilee revelry
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Government has constituted a three-member Group of Ministers (GoM) for making arrangements for the month-long celebrations to be held on the occasion of 50th year of State formation. The group consists of ... More


Zee Sports plans to give a leg up to Indian football
The channel is planning to spend up to Rs 500 crore over 10 years to glamourise Indian football. More


Vintage engineering
An octagonal cistern belonging to the early Qutab Shahi period was recently discovered at the Golconda Fort when the Archaeological Survey of India undertook excavation work. The 500-year-old cistern is situated near the Taramati Mosque in the ... More

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