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Tuesday, February 07, 2006
Markets (Feb 06)
BSE Sensex9980.42(+237.85)
S&P CNX Nifty3000.45 (+59.85)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)44.16/44.29



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Commanding, not demanding, respect
DECADES after their demise, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel, Kamaraj and Rajaji continue to inspire millions of Indians. And not without reason. For, these leaders were the epitome of values, high ideals and absolute integrity. ... More


`Cracking 10,000'
WELL, the bulls made it, at last. The Sensex zoomed past the 10,000-mark on Monday. Time for celebration, undoubtedly, because the cynosure of the financial world moves from the four-digit terrain to that of five, as if coming of age. Unless ... More


New hope for NRKs
WITH the appointment last week of veteran Congress leader Vayalar Ravi as Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, Kerala gets its first Cabinet Minister in the United Progressive Alliance Government led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The choice ... More


Budget 2006: Fine-tuning the tax regime
There is room, in the corporate and income-tax areas, for some simple and path-breaking initiatives aimed at improving the overall efficiency of the economic system. An increase in the tax-GDP ratio being inevitable, the mantra for personal and corpo rate taxation should be `simplify the structure, reward the compliant and punish the guilty,' says Bhanoji Rao. More


Vashisti Detergent: Interest ahead of merger
VASHISTI Detergent on Monday witnessed surge in value and volume as investors rushed to buy the stock ahead of the company's merger with Hindusthan Lever. The stock closed up 3.59 per cent at Rs 18.75, the day's high on the BSE with a traded ... More

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