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MTNL cuts overseas call tariffs

New Delhi, Nov. 19: Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd today announced reduction in international long distance tariffs for calls to the US, Canada, Europe and the UK to Rs 6.40 per minute. For calls to Southeast Asian countries, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, the tariffs have been reduced to Rs 8 per minute with a pulse of 6 seconds. The above rates are effective from tomorrow till January 26, 2004, an MTNL release said here.

Vitamin A price

New Delhi, Nov. 19: National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has slashed the price of bulk drug vitamin A and its derivatives. The price revision would be effective within 15 days from the date of notification of the official gazette.

Brokersí code

Mumbai, Nov. 19: Sebi has made it mandatory for stock brokers to disclose to their clients whether they conduct client-based business or do proprietary trading. The brokers should disclose this information to existing clients within one month from today, the regulator said.

Ijma chief

Calcutta, Nov. 19: Sanjay Kajaria has been elected chairman of the Indian Jute Mills Association (Ijma) for the year 2003-04.

Hyundai feud

Seoul, Nov. 19: A family feud over control of the Hyundai group spilled into the courtroom today. The feud pits Hyundai group chairwoman Hyun Jung-Eun against Chung Sang-Yung, the uncle of her late husband.

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