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Friday, October 06, 2006
Commodities (Oct 07 at close)
Gold (per gram) Rs804
Silver (per gram) Rs18.40
Brent crude (per bbl) Rs2,731
Markets (Oct 6)
BSE Sensex12372.81(-16.60)
S&P CNX Nifty3569.70(+4.80)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)45.60(-0.16)

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India offers Qatar stake in Petronet
Stock surges 20 pc; Govt seeking 10 mt additional LNG More

BPO sector says fraud numbers are negligible
In response to the sting operation conducted by UK's Channel 4 on data theft occurring in Indian call centres, the President of the Call Centre Association of India, Mr Sam Chopra, said, "Frauds in the Indian BPO industry account for a fraction ... More

Drug cos oppose cost-based pricing
Policy finalisation may be delayed More

Rlys hikes container haulage rates
Increase is maximum in short-distance categories More

Tata Steel reviewing takeover options
Corus shares climbed a new peak in more than six years in FTSE More

Cos look beyond core, enter new verticals
See good revenues in the long term More

`Home PCs, target of cyber attacks'
Would you leave your front door open for a month? That's exactly what many individual Internet users are doing with their personal computers over the Net. Internet criminals are increasingly targeting home users for identity theft, fraud and ... More

Cabinet okays six-laning of 6,500 km of NH
The Government today approved six-laning of 6,500 km of National Highways (NH), comprising 5,700 km of Golden Quadrilateral (GQ), at a cost of Rs 41,210 crore. "The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its approval for six-laning ... More

Foundation laid for western freight corridor
`Rlys must consider linking southern region too' More

PM favours opening up of legal sector
High level group soon to help sustain service sector competitiveness More

Service tax likely for IMFL distillers
Distillers engaged in the manufacture of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) of various brands on job work basis may have to fork out service-tax on the `job charges' received by them from brand owners. The Finance Ministry has taken a view that ... More

Wheat MSP to be fixed at Rs 700 per quintal
Cabinet to take up recommendation of CACP for hike More

Strong global cues lift market sentiment

Crompton Greaves: On MAT worry?
The stock of Crompton Greaves has been gaining ground on the bourses on talk of strong fundamentals. The stock has appreciated by almost 7 per cent week-on-week and 18.26 per cent month-on-month. It closed at Rs 255.50 on the BSE on Thursday. ... More

IT stocks upbeat on Q2 no hopes
Expectations that the second quarter results of the Indian IT services sector would be healthy and that top-tier Indian software companies would continue to report strong volume growth, have been driving interest in software company stocks on the ... More

Circulation in west to decide N-E monsoon onset
To be active for another 24-36 hours More

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