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Bulls push Sensex up 140 points
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Bulls made a comeback of sorts Tuesday in the Indian equities markets, which incurred huge losses a day before, with a key index gaining 1.47 percent over its previous close.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 5:31:58 PM

L&T bags orders worth Rs.1,100 crore
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged orders worth Rs.1,100 crore in the electrical construction sector in the January-March quarter, the company said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 4:34:31 PM

Orchid Pharma buys its bonds to save on interest cost
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) The city-based bulk drug manufacturer Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals has purchased $12.1 million worth of bonds from the market and is in the process of extinguishing them to save on interest costs.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 4:11:34 PM

Brakel gets more time to respond to Reliance Energy's petition
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday gave more time to Brakel Corp of Holland to file its reply on a petition filed by Reliance Energy challenging the state government's allotment of a multi-million dollar hydropower project to the Dutch firm.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:57:03 PM

Markets close in green, Sensex gains 140 points
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed in the green Tuesday, with a key index gaining 1.47 percent over its previous close.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:56:23 PM

Aditya Birla buys stake in financial services firm
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd Tuesday said it has acquired over 3.5 million equity shares in its subsidiary Birla Sun Life Distribution Co (BSDL).

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:04:39 PM

Slowdown bites retail sector, sales fall to 11 percent
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Hit by the economic slowdown, the country's retail sales growth sharply fell to 11 percent in December 2008 from 34 percent in the like period of 2007, according to a study by global consultancy KPMG.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:02:02 PM

Kerala liquor, beer sales on a record 'high'
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Unfazed by the global economic crisis, tipplers in the state will have consumed an estimated Rs.4,600 crore worth of liquor this fiscal - a record - to clock the highest ever annual sales in Kerala's history.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 2:56:35 PM

Markets extend gains in afternoon
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Indian equities extended gains in the afternoon trade Tuesday, with a key index ruling 1.78 percent higher about 90 minutes before the previous close.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 2:19:28 PM

Protectionism, terrorism on Manmohan agenda at G20 summit
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said that at the G20 summit in London Thursday, he will voice the need to avoid protectionism. He also underlined that he looked forward to his first meeting with US President Barack Obama. They are expected to discuss terrorism, the situation in Afghanistan and the economy.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 2:04:12 PM

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