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Friday, August 18, 2006
Commodities (Aug 17)
Gold (per gram) Rs896
Silver (per gram) Rs20.75
Brent crude (per bbl) Rs3,407
Markets (August 17)
BSE Sensex11477.48(+29.17)
S&P CNX Nifty3353.90 (-2.15)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)46.47(-0.17)

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Wheat prices flare up again
Futures contracts top Rs 1,000 a quintal; spot rates at Rs 966 More

Nuclear deal: PM firm on `acceptable basis'
`Deviations from July 18 statement not acceptable' More

HM appoints HDFC as advisor for Bengal land sale
State Government's permission sought for the move More

Reliance Life to target Reliance Comm subscriber base
New channel to market insurance products More

Cable operators for upward revision in CAS tariff
The six stakeholders who have responded to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on the issue of the tariff ceiling that should be charged for basic service tier in the conditional access system (CAS) areas have called for an upward ... More

SBI urges ICAI to defer accounting code
State Bank of India has suggested deferment in the application of the revised accounting standard on employee benefits in the wake of its impact on its balance sheet. The revised accounting standard on employee benefits (AS-15) is mandatory on ... More

Drug prices may come down more than 50 pc
Fixed trade margin to be notified next week: Paswan More

DoT readies revival package for ITI
On cards: Less dependence on BSNL, more tech partnerships More

COAI seeks more spectrum
New players coming into GSM space More

Varun Shipping dips on rate concern
Lower profits due to dry docking have been cited by some sections as one of the more compelling aspects of Varun Shipping's operations. The company, which has undertaken a large expansion plan during the past 12 months, has lately seen an ... More

Cosmo Films: Value pick
The stock of Cosmo Films has been gaining steadily; while it returned 4.3 per cent on over a week period, on a month-on-month basis, the stock returned 15 per cent. According to brokers, the stock has been seeing value buying from institutional ... More

Depression crosses over; rain deficit stays at 2%
Heavy rainfall likely over Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh More

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