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Aditya Birla Nuvo net down 10 pc
MUMBAI: Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd has posted a net profit of Rs 25.45 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005, down 10 per cent from Rs 28.65 crore in the previous third quarter. This came even as the net income for the quarter went up ... More

TELECOMMUNICATIONS


VSNL posts 5.5 pc rise in Q3 net
VIDESH Sanchar Nigam Ltd has reported a 5.5 per cent increase in net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal. This is on the back of higher sales as well as higher one-time income. Net profit for the quarter amounted to Rs 150.1 ... More

MTNL net dips 37 pc in Q3
NEW DELHI: Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has reported a 36.5 per cent decline in its profits to Rs 127 crore during the third quarter ended December 31, 2005, from Rs 200 crore in the corresponding period in the previous fiscal ... More

Surana Tele Q3 net declines
HYDERABAD: Surana Telecom Ltd has recorded total income of Rs 19.70 crore and a net profit of Rs 2.23 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2005, against total income of Rs 16.71 crore and a net profit of Rs 4.15 crore for the ... More

CEMENT


Birla Corp Q3 net up at Rs 17 cr
BIRLA Corporation Ltd, the flagship company of the M P Birla Group, reported a 189 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 17.22 crore in the third quarter of the current fiscal, up from Rs 5.95 crore in the same period the previous year, according to ... More

CHEMICALS


Marginal rise in Tata Chem PAT
TATA Chemicals Ltd on Tuesday reported a 1.26 per cent rise in profit after tax for the quarter ended December 31, 2005, to Rs 97.81 crore, from the previous corresponding Rs 96.59 crore. Net sales/income from operations were up 21.05 per cent ... More

FERTILISERS


Operational efficiencies boost Indo Gulf Fert Q3 net 19.5 pc
MUMBAI: Indo Gulf Fertilisers Ltd has reported a 19.5 per cent increase in its third quarter net profit at Rs 21.33 crore from Rs 17.85 crore in the year-ago period. Net sales edged down to Rs 167.04 crore from Rs 173.73 crore. Focus ... More

INFRASTRUCTURE


Simplex clocks 13 pc rise in Q3 net
SIMPLEX Infrastructures Ltd, a leading infrastructure and engineering company, hopes to achieve a turnover growth of around 40 per cent in 2005-06. In 2004-05, the company recorded a turnover about Rs 1,000 crore, Mr B.D. Mundhra, Chairman and ... More

PHARMACEUTICALS


Aurobindo Pharma net up 147 pc
AUROBINDO Pharma Ltd (APL) has reported a growth of 28 per cent in turnover at Rs 416.97 crore and 147 per cent in net profit at Rs 26.19 crore for the third quarter of current fiscal ended December 2005. This results in an earnings per share of ... More

Elder Pharma Q3 net up 52 per cent
ELDER Pharmaceuticals Ltd has clocked a 52 per cent growth in net profit at Rs 10.74 crore for the three months ended December 31, 2005, as compared to Rs 7.02 crore for the same period in the previous year. Income from operations has increased ... More

Max India Q3 PAT up despite dip in total income
MAX India has recorded a dip in its total income, which fell to Rs 37.43 crore from Rs 41.13 crore, during the third quarter ended December 31, 2005. However, profit after tax and exceptional items grew marginally to Rs 2.42 crore, up from Rs ... More

Bal Pharma net up 80 pc
BANGALORE: Bal Pharma Ltd has posted a gross income of Rs 19.18 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005, up 17.5 per cent, from Rs 16.32 crore for the same period last fiscal. Net profit of Rs 94.45 lakh (Rs 52.53 lakh) was nearly 80 ... More

Ind-Swift net up 55 pc
NEW DELHI: Ind-Swift Ltd has registered 55 per cent increase in profit-after-tax at Rs 6.21 crore from Rs 4.01 crore during the third quarter ended December 31, 2005. The turnover during the quarter also rose by 20 per cent to Rs 76.86 ... More

Divi's Laboratories Q3 net up 24 pc
HYDERABAD: Divis's Laboratories Ltd (DLL) has reported a growth of five per cent in turnover at Rs 110 crore for the third quarter of current fiscal ended December 2005 against Rs 105 crore in the corresponding quarter of previous fiscal ... More

Dishman Pharmaceuticals Q3 net doubles
AHMEDABAD: Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Ltd has announced that its net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal has nearly doubled to Rs 19.40 crore from Rs 10.04 crore in the corresponding previous period. The company's ... More

Glenmark Q3 net rises 43 pc on better sales
GLENMARK Pharmaceuticals Ltd has posted a 43 per cent growth in net profit for the three months ended December 31, 2005. The growth was fuelled by healthy performances across the domestic sales of finished medicine dosage forms and bulk drugs, ... More

STEEL


Bhagyanagar Metals Q3 net dips marginally
HYDERABAD: Bhagyanagar Metals Ltd has registered income from operations of Rs 61.41 crore and a net profit of Rs 7.23 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2005, against income from operations of Rs 31.60 crore and a net profit of ... More

Monnet Ispat net down 15 pc
NEW DELHI: Monnet Ispat Ltd has recorded a 15.2 per cent drop in its net profit at Rs 30.04 crore in the quarter ending December 31 as compared to Rs 35.43 crore in the corresponding period, last year. The company reported a turnover of Rs ... More

SUGAR


K.C.P. Sugar net up at Rs 8.3 cr
K.C.P. Sugar and Industries Corporation Ltd has reported a net profit of Rs 8.28 crore on net sales of Rs 82.5 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005. During the corresponding period in the previous year, the company reported a net ... More

TEXTILES


Super Spinning net zooms
SUPER Spinning Mills Ltd has recorded a 13 per cent increase in its net sales at Rs 108.54 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005 against Rs 95.32 crore for the same period in 2004. The net profit has zoomed by 200 per cent to Rs 6.06 ... More

Suryalata Spinning net, turnover rise
SURYALATA Spinning Mills Ltd has reported a significant growth in both sales turnover and net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal ended December 2005 at Rs 44.86 crore and Rs 2.22 crore, respectively, yielding an EPS of Rs 4.75 on ... More

Raymond net profit up 200 pc
RAYMOND Ltd's net profit went up by over 200 per cent to Rs 30.55 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005, from Rs 10.05 crore a year ago. Net sales for the quarter rose by 15 per cent to Rs 345.34 crore from Rs 298.93 crore. The ... More

BREWERIES


McDowell net up 106 pc
MCDOWELL & Co has posted 106.03 per cent increase in net profit to Rs 17.08 crore during the third quarter of 2005-06 while net sales grew 24.09 per cent to Rs 399.17 crore. A company release said that volumes of McDowell's lead brands grew 13 .. More

Radico Khaitan Q3 net up 30 pc
NEW DELHI: Radico Khaitan Ltd has registered a 30.44-per cent increase in net profit to Rs 12.64 crore in the third quarter ended December 31, 2005, from Rs 9.69 crore in the same period last year. "With the new brand launches, our ... More

CIGARETTES


Godfrey Phillips Q3 net rises
MUMBAI: Godfrey Phillips India has reported a net profit of Rs 17.77 crore during the third quarter of 2005-06 against Rs 16.42 crore in the year-ago period. Net sales stood at Rs 170.01 crore against Rs 175.80 crore. — Our ... More

PERSONAL PRODUCTS


Ruchi Soya posts higher sales
RUCHI Soya Industries Ltd has posted a 33.35-per cent increase in net profit for the third quarter ended December 2005 at Rs 24.71 crore compared with Rs 18.53 crore in the same period last year. Net sales during the reporting quarter ... More

Godrej Industries Q3 net rises
MUMBAI: Godrej Industries Ltd has reported a 61 per cent increase in its third quarter profit after tax at Rs 22.6 crore (Rs 13.95 crore). Total income edged down to Rs 190.50 crore from Rs 206.57 crore in the year-ago period. "The ... More

Procter & Gamble Q2 net declines
MUMBAI: Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd has reported a three per cent decline in its second quarter net profit at Rs 40.58 crore against Rs 41.95 crore in the year-ago period. Total income has decreased from Rs 205.67 crore to ... More

RADIO/TV


Balaji Tele net rises to Rs 15 cr
BALAJI Telefilms Ltd has reported a substantial increase in its third quarter net profit at Rs 14.61 crore as compared with Rs 9.35 crore in the year-ago period. Total income increased to Rs 74.99 crore (Rs 52.09 crore). The company has ... More

Zee Tele Q3 net dips 64%
ZEE Telefilms Ltd has reported a 64 per cent decline in its third quarter profit after tax at Rs 31.03 crore for its consolidated operations. Investments in programming and marketing impacted profits. Total income for the group moved up to Rs ... More

HCV/LCV/TRACTORS


LCV biz transfer propels M&M Q3 net 75.28 pc
HELPED by steep gains under exceptional items, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) today reported 75.28 per cent rise in profit after tax for the quarter ended December 2005 to Rs 233.46 crore from Rs 133.19 crore in the corresponding previous ... More

Ashok Leyland net up marginally at Rs 54 cr
ASHOK Leyland has reported a net profit of Rs 54.50 crore for the quarter ended December 31, against Rs 53.65 crore in the same period last year on account of a Rs 8-crore financial burden due to depreciation of the rupee and a sharp rise in ... More

SOFTWARE


Four Soft revenue zooms
HYDERABAD: Four Soft Ltd (4S) has reported significant jump in consolidated revenues at Rs 33.55 crore and lower net profit at Rs 0.18 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005 compared to revenues of Rs 5.88 crore and a net profit of ... More

Scandent net up 5 pc
BANGALORE: Scandent Solutions Corporation Ltd announced a 5 per cent growth in net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2005 at Rs 8.5 crore over the same quarter last year. Revenues for the quarter were up 20 per cent at Rs 84.4 ... More

Ramco Systems posts loss
CHENNAI: Ramco Systems Ltd reported a net loss of Rs 3.68 crore on revenues of Rs 31.99 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005 as against a net loss of Rs 3.36 crore on revenues of Rs 27.20 crore for the same quarter the previous ... More

PAPER, BOARD & NEWSPRINT


Orient Paper's quarterly net up at Rs 10 cr
ORIENT Paper and Industries Ltd has recorded an increase in its net profit to Rs 9.77 crore for the quarter ended December 31 from Rs 77 lakh in the corresponding period, last year. Orient Paper, part of the GP-CK Birla Group, has reported a ... More

PAINTS


Asian Paints Q3 net up 21 pc
ASIAN Paints Ltd has reported a 21 per cent increase in its third quarter net profit after prior-period items at Rs 60.96 crore compared to Rs 50.11 crore in the year-ago period. Total income moved up to Rs 648.91 crore from Rs 588.52 crore in ... More

PACKAGING


Essel Propack Q4 income rises
IN its consolidated operations, Essel Propack reported a 30 per cent increase in its net profit at Rs 27.3 crore for the fourth quarter of 2005 as compared to Rs 21 crore in the corresponding period in the previous year. Total income moved up to ... More



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