The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Sweetener for tea industry
The commerce ministry has set up a committee to find ways in which the tea industry can limit the social cost of housing, curing and feeding its army of plantation workers. Headed by additional secretary in the commerce ministry, L. V. Saptharishi, ...  | Read.. 
Govt moves to usher in VAT on time
A high-level meeting held at North Block today decided that finance minister Jaswant Singh will take a clutch of draft state ...  | Read.. 
Tatas shuffle Honeywell pie
Tata Sons will buy over 11 per cent of Tata Honeywell’s shares from Tata Industries at current prices in a stake shuffle bet ...  | Read.. 
FIPB dithers on Coke plan
Coca-Cola’s proposal to disallow voting rights to Indian shareholders to whom it had divested 49 per cent of its shares rece ...  | Read.. 
Hitachi Home to rejig stake
Hitachi Home and Life Solutions of Japan is planning to raise its stake in the Indian arm from 54.6 per cent to 70 per cent ...  | Read.. 
L. V. Saptharishi, additional secretary in the ministry of commerce (second from left) with Tea Board chairman N. K. Das (extreme right) in Calcutta on Thursday. Picture by Kishor Roy Chowdhury
Videocon pulls out of Puncom race
The Videocon group has withdrawn from the race to acquire a stake in Punjab Communications Ltd (Pun..  | Read.. 
Rate cut outweighs tax break gains
Higher income tax exemptions and a slew of tax breaks will be neutralised by the 1 per cent interes..  | Read.. 
Easier norms for duty drawback
The government has simplified the ‘duty drawback’ procedure to boost exports on lines of the recomm..  | Read.. 
British Gas to double investment
British Gas (BG) has decided to double its investment to $ 1 billion in India for increasing the ou..  | Read.. 
Centre clears air on selloff
Sensex trough
Indigo sales
RPG Life foray
TCS on a high