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LIC stocks up, to pour Rs 9000 cr into shares
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will buy shares worth Rs 9,000 crore this fiscal, up from Rs 7,000 crore in 2003-04, as part of a plan to step up the volume of funds it shovels into the equity market. ...  | Read.. 
 
Bank scrips in a funk on twin fears
Bank stocks had a bad day today. The farm loan package and the possibility of a rise in interest rates have created fresh wo ...  | Read.. 
 
Tall export aim in new foreign trade policy
The government plans to announce a national foreign trade policy by July-end aimed at doubling the export target to $150 bil ...  | Read.. 
 
CII hits new track with call for 5% rail cess
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today proposed a 5 per cent cess on passengers to develop railway infrastructure ...  | Read.. 
 
Grasim plans garment exports
Grasim Industries Ltd plans to diversify into 100 per cent export-oriented readymade garments in the current financial year. ...  | Read.. 
 
LIC managing director R. N. Bhardwaj (right) with D. K. Mehrotra, zonal manager (eastern region), in Calcutta on Monday. Picture by Kishor Roy Chowdhury
 
 
NTPC electrifies Centre’s divestment drill with IPO filing
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) today filed a prospectus for an initial public offering (..  | Read.. 
Duty relief to powerlooms opposed
Large textile millowners have demanded the removal of excise duty exemptions granted to powerlo..  | Read.. 
 
Tema dials tax-cut number
The domestic telecom equipment manufacturers today demanded a level-playing field and urged the..  | Read.. 
 
AllBank targets sub 1% NPA by end-fiscal
Allahabad Bank hopes to do business worth Rs 61,000 crore and bring down its bad assets to belo..  | Read.. 
 
MindTree Consulting lists growth areas
MindTree Consulting Private Ltd will focus on the health, automobile, fast moving consumer good..  | Read.. 
 
Hughes Escorts plans retail service outlets
Hughes Escorts Communications Limited (HECL) will set up DirecWay Fusion outlets across the co..  | Read.. 
 
Big response to Grasim open offer
Financial institutions, including Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), UTI Mutual Fund and GIC and..  | Read.. 
 
Lever arm grows up to kids, directly
Hindustan Lever Network — the direct selling arm of the FMCG major —plans to enter the fast-growing..  | Read.. 
 
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