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Nilekani quits Infosys, to head government project
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Infosys Technologies co-chairman Nandan M. Nilekani, 54, has resigned from the top post and the company board following his appointment as chairperson of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) by the central government, the IT bellwether announced Thursday.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 3:59:58 PM

Sensex closes on dismal note, ends 56 points down
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets closed on a disappointing note Thursday, shutting shop 56 points below its previous close after rising 156 points during the day's trading.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 3:59:43 PM

Government hikes minimum sugarcane price by 32 percent
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Sugar mills will have to pay more to cane growers after the government Thursday increased the statutory minimum price for sugarcane by over 32 percent to Rs.107.76 per quintal for the 2009-10 season.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 3:42:16 PM

Bring tax reforms to spur industrial growth, says CII
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called for tax reforms like unifying various cesses and surcharges into a single corporate tax, allow higher depreciation and remove multiple taxation on dividend to spur growth and make India Inc globally competitive.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 3:20:38 PM

Ansal Properties net falls 81 percent
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Thursday posted 81.24 percent fall in its consolidated net profit for 2008-09 at Rs.32.54 crore, comparing to Rs.173.52 crore recorded the year before.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 3:20:27 PM

Monsoon delay threatening Chhattisgarh paddy output
Raipur, June 25 (IANS) The delay in the arrival of monsoon is threatening paddy cultivation in over 3.5 million hectares in Chhattisgarh, officials here said.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:50:40 PM

Nandan Nilekani to head national identity card project
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The government Thursday appointed Nandan Nilekani, co-chairman of software giant Infosys, as the chairperson of the Unique Identification Authority -- constituted to provide identity cards to Indian citizens.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:50:24 PM

Sensex down 35 points in afternoon
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets took a sharp dive, falling 35 points into the red, about an hour before the closing bell Thursday. It had risen more than 156 points around noon.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:38:03 PM

Sundram gearing up to enter aerospace fastener sector
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Sundram Fasteners, which manufactures auto components, is now looking at the aerospace fastener sector. But it says it needs at least two years.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 1:16:40 PM

Sensex on the rise, up nearly 120 points
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading volatile a little after Thursday noon, with a key index ruling about 120 points above its last closing figure.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 1:02:18 PM

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