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IOC eyes Thai assets of Kuwait Petroleum
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has decided to invest heavily in acquisitions it needs to get a foothold in Thailand. Sources say it is in talks to snap up Kuwait Petroleum’s marketing assets in the country — also on Hindustan Petroleum Corporation ...  | Read.. 
 
Fast forward on pipeline
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is gearing up to complete the Rs 1,200-crore Paradip-Haldia oil pipeline and offshore singl ...  | Read.. 
 
Centre weighs social development cess for firms
The government is considering a proposal to slap a 5-7 per cent social development cess on India Inc in the Union budget nex ...  | Read.. 
 
Shippers want tide turned with tax cut
The shipping ministry wants finance minister P. Chidambaram to slash the corporate tax on shipping to global levels in o ...  | Read.. 
 
Russian tea major brews fresh import options
Orimi Tea Trade, the largest Russian tea importer, is in India to explore the possibilities of picking up substantial vo ...  | Read.. 
 
Indian Oil Corporation has decided to invest heavily in acquisitions it needs to get a foothold in Thailand. Sources say it is in talks to snap up Kuw ...  | Read
 
 
Leela chief makes room for change
“India is a bargain,” says Peter J. Leitgeb, the new president at The Leela Palaces and Resorts..  | Read.. 
Qualcomm roots for spectrum hike
Qualcomm, the US-based pioneer of the code division multiple access (CDMA) technology for mobil..  | Read.. 
 
Foreign investors still upbeat on India story
Foreign investors are bullish on India — drawn to the country because of its market size, skill..  | Read.. 
 
More time for trusts to change audit code
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has deferred by three years the applica..  | Read.. 
 
Bike users eye low-priced cars
Around 20 per cent of the new motorcycle-owners plans to upgrade to cars within the next three ..  | Read.. 
 
LG charts growth plans with Care
LG is eyeing the second slot in the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) market and has set a turn..  | Read.. 
 
Respite for Microsoft from EU sanctions
The European Commission has temporarily suspended an order demanding that Microsoft change the way ..  | Read.. 
 
New rules to cap bank woes
International banking regulators have released details of controversial and tough new rules for th..  | Read.. 
 
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Kenneth Lay takes the blame for Enron
Former Enron chairman and chief executive Ken Lay took responsibility for the energy company’s spec..  | Read.. 
 
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