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India Inc concerned as industrial output falls again
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Latest data on industrial output has left India Inc worried as the official index showed a two percent drop in December, after a small recovery the previous month, indicating that a demand slowdown continued in the economy.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:15:56 PM

New Companies Act to give independent directors protection
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The new Companies Act proposed by the government will provide greater levels of protection to independent directors, provided they are not accomplices to wrong-doings by promoter-directors or other executives of the company, Corporate Affairs Minister P.C. Gupta said here Thursday.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:14:18 PM

Regulator asks airlines to explain fare hike
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A day after Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel warned airline operators against 'cartelisation', the aviation regulator Thursday asked them to explain the reason for hiking fares and the measures that would be taken to maintain transparency in airfare advertising.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 4:50:54 PM

Satyam a 'governmental scandal': Advani
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Rs.70 billion (Rs.7,000 crore) accounting fraud at Satyam computer Services was not a corporate scam but a 'governmental scandal', senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 3:34:18 PM

India's annual inflation rate dips further to 4.39 percent
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation continued its descent, falling to 4.39 percent for the week ended Jan 31 from 5.07 percent the week before, official data showed Thursday.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 3:23:04 PM

IAF to restructure inventory
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will restructure its inventory to ensure better maintenance and to achieve its sanctioned strength of 39.5 fighter squadrons by 2015, a top military commander said Thursday.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 3:06:25 PM

IANS sites attacked by suspected Pakistani hackers
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Hackers, purported to be from Pakistan, once again targeted an Indian portal, attacking the websites of the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS), the premier wire agency and media house headquartered in the national capital.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 2:19:48 PM

What has the common man got? Patil asks, and answers
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Detailing the broad sweep of social sector programmes initiated in the last five years, President Pratibha Patil Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance government has acted on nearly all the commitments made to the people through the national common minimum programme (NCMP).

Thursday, February 12, 2009 2:14:10 PM

Markets continue to slip in afternoon trade
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Indian equities markets continued to slip in the afternoon Thursday, with a key index trading 1.25 percent lower than its previous close, about 90 minutes before the closing bell.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 2:03:44 PM

Tata Communications to invest $430 mn in Asia Pacific
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Private telecom major Tata Commununications Thursday announced that it will invest around $430 million (Rs.21 billion/Rs.2,100 crore) in the Asia Pacific region to expand its operations.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 1:42:29 PM

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