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Hind Lever no more Unique
Hindustan Lever — the Rs 12,103-crore desi multinational — broke with the 55-year-old hoary tradition last year when it brought in an expatriate — Douglas Baillie – as the chief executive. ...  | Read.. 
 
Net profit at Rs 511 cr
A combination of cost efficiencies, higher volumes and price increases today saw Hindustan Lever Ltd (HLL) posting a net ...  | Read.. 
 
Priority to farm credit
The Congress-led government is planning to allow Nabard float tax-free bonds to recapitalise rural co-operative banks an ...  | Read.. 
 
Mittal buys 49% of Bhatinda refinery
Expanding his footprint in India, steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal is investing Rs 3,300 crore for a 49 per cent stake in ...  | Read.. 
 
Reliance in milestone march
Reliance Industries Ltd’s market capitalisation today breached the Rs 2-lakh-crore-mark on the Bombay Stock Exchang ...  | Read.. 
 
Hind Lever no more Unique

 
Afcons in Aussie mining pact
Afcons Construction Ltd, the Shapoorji Pallonji group infrastructure company, has joined hands wit..  | Read.. 
 
Infotech firms want more tax sops
The IT and IT-enabled services (ITeS) industry expects this year’s budget to remove central sa..  | Read.. 
 
Stocks dip at tea auction centres
With the new cropping season round the corner, the auction centres at Guwahati, Calcutta and Siligu..  | Read.. 
 
Rail plans fast food kiosks
You may soon have multiple flavours of branded coffee, cheesy pizzas and even Kentucky Fried Chicke..  | Read.. 
 
ICI to sell auto paints unit to Asian PPG
ICI India today signed an agreement with Asian PPG Industries to sell its automotive refinish paint..  | Read.. 
 
Essar acquires ChrysCap BPO
After announcing a string of investments in the chemical industry, the Ruias are looking to strengt..  | Read.. 
 
Gartner sees 16% rise in IT outlay
India Inc expects a 16.2 per cent rise in its IT expenditure in 2007 against a 3.2 per cent rise ex..  | Read.. 
 
Publicis recasts media operations
Publicis Groupe Media has launched a consolidated media negotiation unit called India Media Exchang..  | Read.. 
 
AROUND THE GLOBE
Fresh Warner bid to take over EMI
Britain’s EMI said on Tuesday it had received a bid approach from US rival Warner Music, the l..  | Read.. 
 
Volvo to acquire Nissan Diesel
Swedish truck maker Volvo said on Tuesday it would take over Nissan Diesel Motor Co Ltd for $1.1 bi..  | Read.. 
 
Wal-Mart net rises to $3.9bn
Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday posted higher quarterly profit after the world’s biggest..  | Read.. 
 
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