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Indian Bank hikes lending rates to 14 percent
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The public sector Indian Bank has increased its benchmark prime lending rates by 75 basis points to 14 percent per annum with effect from Monday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 3:10:20 PM

WTO talks will succeed if they strengthen weakest: Kamal Nath
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Talks at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will resume and will be successful if the negotiations focus on strengthening the weakest and not survival of the fittest, Commerce Minister Kamal Nath said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 2:32:37 PM

Equity markets take a downturn by early afternoon
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian equity markets slipped into the red by early Tuesday afternoon despite having opened in positive territory. There was selling pressure on banking, realty and IT stocks.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 2:29:30 PM

Trent inks franchise pact with Britain's largest retailer
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Trent, the retail arm of the Tata Group, has entered into a franchise agreement with Tesco PLC, Britain's largest retailer, it was announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 2:16:23 PM

Industrial growth must improve to drive economy: Montek
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Tuesday said there was need to improve the industrial growth rate if the economy had to register around eight percent growth rate.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 2:13:14 PM

India's industrial production growth improves in June
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's industrial production growth rate improved slightly to 5.4 percent this June from 3.8 percent in May, the government said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:17:09 PM

State Bank of India hikes prime lending rate, deposit rates
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) India's largest bank the State Bank of India has become the latest among state-owned banks to announce a hike in its benchmark prime lending rate as also hikes in its deposit rates.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:28:44 PM

Sell loss-making state-owned companies quickly: Sharad Pawar
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar wants speedy disinvestment in public sector units (PSUs) such as the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) or even their closure if they are loss-making units.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:39:55 AM

Equity markets start in the green
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian equity markets opened with a marginal gain Tuesday and were in the green in early trade, with buying interest in FMCG, oil and gas and IT stocks. But bank, metal and auto stocks were under selling pressure.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:30:43 AM

At your special service, say hotels to women guests
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Now women have an added reason to travel alone! Leading Indian hotels are offering exclusive wings, separate floors and specialised services to protect and pamper them - a new concept in the country.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:16:52 AM

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