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Pesticides law to protect Indian industries: Agriculture minister
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Calling for winding down India's dependence on imported agro-chemicals, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Thursday that the Pesticides Management Bill to protect domestic industries from multi-nationals will be tabled in the current session of parliament that resumes on April 21.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:36:26 PM

Tata Communications partners with Indosat in Indonesia
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Indian communications company Tata Communications on Thursday said it has entered into a partnership with Indonesian mobile network firm Indosat to offer enterprise solutions to the southeast Asian country's industries.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:36:25 PM

IIT, IIM, ISI to launch joint course in business analytics
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Three prestigious institutes- the IIT-Kharagpur, IIM-Calcutta and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) - will for the first time jointly offer a course in business analytics.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:36:18 PM

SBI to reduce stake in general insurance venture by 23 percent
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) India's largest mortgage lender, State Bank of India (SBI) has decided to lower its stakes in its general insurance joint venture from 74 to 51 percent and has decided to begin the process, the bank said on Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:26:14 PM

Sensex closes 654 points down, bank stocks plunge (Roundup)
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Negative global cues and future and options (F&O) expiry led a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), to close Thursday's trade down 654 points or 2.33 percent.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:12:10 PM

Oracle to hire 1,000 people in Asia-Pacific region
Bengaluru, March 26 (IANS) Global datebase software product major Oracle on Thursday announced that it would hire about 1,000 people across Asia-Pacific (APAC) to expand and strengthen its sales force in the region.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 4:54:03 PM

Idea makes highest winning bid for telecom spectrum
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Idea Cellular placed the highest bid of Rs.30,306 crore in the latest round of radio spectrum auctions for telecom operators, with that from Aircel being the lowest at Rs.2,250 crore, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 4:34:03 PM

Sensex closes 560 points down (Third Lead)
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed Thursday's trade down 560 points or 1.99 percent.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:40:04 PM

'Global experience has lessons on high spectrum cost' (Analysis)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India's latest auction of spectrum for telecom operators attracted among the highest bids by global standards at $18 billion. But for an industry in heavy debt and low in revenue per subscriber, the question: Are auctions in the interests of customers and industry?

Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:06:19 PM

Sensex down 459 points; bank stocks plunge
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), was down 459 points or 1.63 percent during the late afternoon trade session Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 2:52:17 PM

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