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Saturday, August 19, 2006
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Govt unhappy with IOC's non-fuel retailing foray
`Address the problem of falling throughput in retail outlets' More

Exports up 41 pc in July
`India will soon achieve export volume worth $150 billion' More

TN seeks jt venture route for Chennai airport revamp
Call to adopt Delhi, Mumbai model More

SBI hikes term deposit rates by 25-50 basis points
Second increase in deposit rates this fiscal More

ICICI Bank offers $340-m bond issue at 7.25 pc
Offer receives $3.6 b order book, subscribed 10 times More

Govt rejects States' demand for greater service tax share
The Finance Ministry has formally turned down the States' request for 50 per cent devolution of service tax collections as part of the compensation package for proposed Central sales tax (CST) phase-out. The States currently get 30.5 per cent ... More

Petro product prices review on September 1
Gas pipeline policy in two weeks More

Wheat prices zoom to record Rs 1,000 a quintal
Maida rates increased; Sept futures below spot market More

Inflation rises to 4.82 pc on higher fuel prices
Manufactured products also record rise in rates More

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CDMA operators stay away from TRAI meet
COAI chief, Defence representatives attend More

Siemens centre for managed services at Kolkata facility
To cater to telecom cos, integrated service providers. More

Surat textile biz may take a while to get back to shape
Workers leave Surat after outbreak of diseases More

Global M&A activity holds lessons for Indian space
Taken-over companies are adding value to operations More

National Plywood: Revival hopes
The market buzz is that National Plywood Industries, a closed and sick unit is poised for a revival of operations. The company has called an annual general meeting of the shareholders on September 27. This follows a July 28 board meeting of the ... More

Pumps and valves industry stocks in limelight
Stocks to gain from capex and infrastructure spend cycle More

Depression retains intensity
Thursday's depression over land managed to retain its intensity overnight as it moved west-northwest from Chhattisgarh to a perch traced to about 50 km northwest of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. The system has been moving fast and is expected to ... More

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