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Maruti Suzuki clocks profit of Rs.17.89 bn
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The country's largest small car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has posted a net profit of Rs.17.89 billion for the financial year 2008 as compared to Rs.15.88 billion for the previous year.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:25:15 PM

Sterlite bags Rs.2.96 bn contract
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Leading optical fibre provider Sterlite Technologies Ltd Thursday said it had won three contracts worth Rs.2.96 billion from the Power Grid Corp of India (PGCIL) to supply power transmission conductors.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:24:16 PM

WHO urges New Delhi to watch bird flu outbreak
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked India to prevent further spread of bird flu from Bangladesh and voiced satisfaction over the way the avian influenza was tackled in West Bengal and Tripura.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:16:24 PM

BMW opens its first showroom in Kolkata
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) BMW India has opened its first showroom here following increasing demand for its cars and announced plans to launch a dealership providing sales, service, spares and systems to its clients.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:14:05 PM

Four hurt in bomb attack outside Allahabad court
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) Four people were injured Thursday when bombs were hurled at Samajwadi Party legislator Sonu Singh outside the district court premises here.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:10:21 PM

NDA MPs form human chain to protest price rise
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday formed a human chain outside parliament to protest rising food prices.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:10:18 PM

19 die in Pune boat capsize (Lead)
Pune, April 24 (IANS) Nineteen people, including 10 women and five children, were killed when a crowded boat carrying over 30 passengers capsized in river Neera in Maharashtra, police said Thursday.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:10:01 PM

Construction work stomps over Kanyakumari's ecological heritage
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), April 24 (IANS) Environmentalists are crying foul over construction activity on land acquired by a hotelier along the biodiversity-rich Kanyakumari coast, located at the southern tip of India.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 12:46:04 PM

Alleged rape by President's Bodyguard had Kalam fuming
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Then president A.P.J Abdul Kalam lost his customary cool when a constable of the President's Bodyguard allegedly raped a girl at the Buddha Jayanti park here five years ago.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 12:45:26 PM

India's GHCL to restructure its US home textile business
Ahmedabad, April 24 (IANS) Global textile and chemical firm GHCL Ltd, formerly Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd, is set to restructure its US home textile business and foray into the American retail market as well.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 12:44:44 PM

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