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To market iron supplement — Akzo Nobel in talks with pharma cos
THE Dutch chemicals major, Akzo Nobel, is in talks with Indian pharma companies to manufacture and market its iron supplement product. The company has a joint venture with Viridis Biopharma Pvt Ltd to manufacture formulations and market the ... More


Silverline may shed Indian units in rejig
To obtain the approval of its shareholders for these proposals, the company has decided to convene an extraordinary general meeting shortly, the stock exchanges have been informed. More


Best practices first choice for biz owners
EVEN as the report of the Naresh Chandra Committee on Corporate Audit and Governance is being digested by the Ministry of Finance, an International Business Owners' Survey (IBOS) conducted by the UK-based consultancy, Grant Thornton, reveals that ... More


Foreign investment cap hiked to $100 m
CORPORATES with a proven track record for investments in overseas joint ventures or wholly-owned subsidiaries can now invest up to $100 million through the automatic route. As part of the latest relaxations in capital account transactions ... More


Visaka Ind weathers AS sheet glut
`We have been able to perform better because of increase in productivity and cost control measures adopted .In a competitive environment, continuous review of cost is essential for survival.' More


Hero Honda new 100 cc bike in April
HERO Honda has said it will launch a new 100 cc bike in April this year as part of its marketing strategy for fiscal 2003-04. Hero Honda did not divulge more details of the new bike, but sources indicated it could be based on the CD 100 ... More

TVS Motor sales up 19 pc in Feb
TVS Motor Company sold 92,951 units in February, achieving a growth of 19 per cent over the same period last year. In the first 11 months of the current year, the sales crossed the one million mark to touch 1,034,301 units, according to a press ... More


Toy balloon to tyre tycoon
MR K.M. Mammen Mappillai, Chairman and Managing Director, MRF Ltd, died in a city hospital this evening following a brief illness. He had undergone a heart surgery a week back. He was 80 and is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. His ... More


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