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Ministry proposes EPF investment in equities
THE current investment pattern of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) may be in for some changes. The Ministry of Labour is planning to place a proposal before the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) of the EPFO to consider whether a ... More

Unique ID number extended to corporates
The exercise would now bring over 60,000 corporate investors under SEBI's Central Database of Market Participants Regulation. More

Govt borrowings in April-Sept down at Rs 55,000 cr
THE Government has completed market borrowings of Rs 55,000 crore till September 3, constituting 36.50 per cent of its gross budgeted borrowings of Rs 1,50,681 crore for the current fiscal. A report prepared by PNB Gilts said that the gross ... More

It's back home for textile exporters as quotas go
IT'S a homecoming of sorts for several Indian textile exporters. With the quota regime in global textile and clothing trade set to be phased out in three months, a number of textile exporters who had set up base in countries such as Nepal, ... More

Chandra leads from front as Zee pads up
THE Chairman of Zee Telefilms, Mr Subhash Chandra, is back in action. After acquiring the television rights for the matches organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Zee chief is said to be personally involved in the ... More

The five rupee FMCG lure
THE colas may have jettisoned the paanch strategy but a host of branded products are now realising the importance of being present at the Rs 5 price point. Although brands such as Pepsodent, Maggi, Clinic Plus and Rin have been ... More

Institutional support props up Sensex in last hours
HESITANCY amongst investors continued to influence the performance of the major stock indices on Tuesday. The investment climate at the stock markets seemed to have been influenced by the sustained lack of any clear positive signals. Despite ... More

Religion is the word
WHAT has been feared till now is official; that the Muslims of India have grown at the highest rate in the decade between 1991-2001 at 36 per cent. This is a 1.5 per cent rise over the 1991 census data. The religion wise classification of the ... More

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