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Nestle plans to relaunch India's favourite snack


Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed Nestle India to export Maggi noodles but did not lift the ban on its local sales

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China overtakes India on m-cap to GDP ratio


China now world's second largest share market, India is 7th

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Devangshu Datta: Possible scenarios and the opportunity


The fundamentals remain same for India given little direct entanglement with Greece but massive volatility in the Eurozone will affect trade

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SC primes the pump on retail gas pricing, scuttles PNGRB


Major boost for city gas distribution investments

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Despite Beijing's efforts, Chinese markets fall again


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IT earnings: Seasonal uptick likely in Q1

No big positive surprises expected: Analysts

Nestle plans to relaunch India's favourite snack

Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed Nestle India to export Maggi noodles but did not lift the ban on its local sales

JSW to spend Rs 50-cr for school of public policy at IIM-A

School will be set up at IIM-A campus and will be run by the institute


Videocon gets shareholder nod to raise Rs 5,000 cr

Could raise funds through GDR, FCCBs

Food drives the ITC truck

The cigarette major's food business is powering its FMCG thrust, giving new character to an old conglomerate

FMCG shares in focus; Godrej Consumer, Emami hits record high

At 1243 hours, CNX FMCG index was up 1.5% or 297 points at 20,052 as compared to 0.15% rise in the CNX Nifty.


Kotak Mahindra Bank lowers base rate to 9.75%

The new rate being offered by the bank is 5 bps higher than its larger rivals

FIPB to consider Kotak Bank, 12 other proposals on July 3

The other proposals to be considered by the panel include that of Hathway Cable and Datacom, DEN Networks and Sistema Shyam Teleservices

CNX PSU Bank index gain nearly 3%; Bank of Baroda, Bank of India up 5%

At 1403 hours, CNX PSU Bank index was up 2.8% at 3,318 points as compared to 1% rise each in CNX Nifty and Bank Nifty.


IT earnings: Seasonal uptick likely in Q1

No big positive surprises expected: Analysts

CERC asks FTIL to sell stake in IEX by July 20

However, the Company Law Board doesn't want the company to sell any assets until 2nd September

Blue Star Infotech surges on $15 mln order win

The order is to be excuted over 3-year term will offer information technology related services


Dr Reddy's launches new logo and brand

The company has also chosen a new corporate colour- Purple

Aurobindo Pharma CEO resigns

According to a source, Arvind Vasudeva is planning to pursue teaching profession as he is an authorised coach to train the CEOs

Sensex gains 240 points to end above 28,000

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Kishore Biyani's limitless ambitions

He wants to transform his retail-led enterprise into a consumer goods giant, and reach Rs 1 lakh crore in turnover by 2021, but is that

Raymond: New clothes on an old emperor

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JSW to spend Rs 50-cr for school of public policy at IIM-A

School will be set up at IIM-A campus and will be run by the institute

Gopal Singh named as new CMD of NMDC Limited

13 persons were interviewed for selection process earlier in the day

Coal India hits record high

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Nestle plans to relaunch India's favourite snack

Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed Nestle India to export Maggi noodles but did not lift the ban on its local sales

Maggi export relief not significant, say analysts

Firm, however, says operating domestic production lines for export of the product is viable

Nestle India gains on Bombay HC nod for export of Maggi noodles

The stock hit a high of Rs 6,306, bouncing back nearly 5% from intra-day lows of Rs 6,022 touched on the NSE in early morning trades.


BPCL acquires 19.97% stake in PetronetCCK

PCCKL will become a subsidiary of BPCL with BPCL holding 68.97%

RIL to defer gas field development if price outlook uncertain

Development of of R-Series and other satellite gas fields dependent on the future economic viability of the required investments, said Niko

RIL to shut down one refinery unit for maintenance in July

The other three crude distillation units in Jamnagar for will be operating at normal rate


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The incredible lightness of being

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Wimbledon 2015: The contenders

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Food drives the ITC truck

The cigarette major's food business is powering its FMCG thrust, giving new character to an old conglomerate

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