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Aviva sets up call centre

Insurance major Aviva Plc will set up a call centre and a claims processing facility in India, employing around 1,000 people, for its UK-based general insurance business. The new operations will form a part of Norwich Unionís general insurance network of call and claims centres and would take advantage of the time difference between India and UK, an Aviva release said.

REC feat

Rural Electrification Corporation, a wholly-owned government of India enterprise, has emerged as one of the top 10 companies for itís sustained outstanding performance. In recognition to that the government has upgraded the corporationís classification and has given it the status of schedule A public sector enterprise.

MDS Legrand

MDS Legrand, a wholly-owned subsidiary of French MNC Legrand, has launched Mosaic Ė The Mind Switch.

Hearing aid

Siemens Hearing Instruments has launched Triano, a hearing instrument with digital science. It is available in six models Ė Triano 3 (BTE), Triano S (BTE), Triano SP (BTE), Triano ITE, Triano ITC and Triano CIC.

Lawkim launch

Lawkim Private Ltd, a Godrej company, has introduced a wide range of FHP Motors in NEMA and IEC frames across the country.

NIIT centre

NIIT and Indonesiaís University of Atma Jaya have concluded a strategic initiative to set up a high tech computer education centre at its University campus in Yogyakarta in Indonesia.

Courier service

Overnite Express, a leading courier company, has launched Overnite US Smart Seva. It is a special service for Indian students applying to different US colleges and universities, where the price is only Rs 650 per document.


EmSyS, a business unit of electrical and electronics division of Larsen & Toubro, was assessed for SEI CMMI Level 5, a release said.


K. C. Shaw, managing director of Karukrit Advertising Pvt Ltd, passed away in Calcutta on Tuesday after a brief illness. He was 66.

Colgate net

Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited has announced a 33 per cent increase in net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2002 to Rs 21.1 crore from Rs 15.9 crore in the same period last year.

GTN Textiles

GTN Textiles Ltd has reported a 245 per cent rise in profit before tax to Rs 3.48 crore during the third quarter ended December 31, 2002 compared with Rs 1.01 crore last year. For the nine months ended December 31, its profit before tax increased to Rs 9.12 crore compared with Rs 3.49 crore in the previous corresponding period.

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