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India: strength, weakness, opportunity & threat

By Tensing Rodrigues
On last Wednesday, October 13, the Nifty closed at 6,234 points. It is the highest closing level seen since January 9, 2008. Nifty has closed at a level higher than this only four times in history and the highest closing has been 6,288 on January 8, 2008 - just 54 points higher; and from the all time intraday high, it is just 123 points away.

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ICEX set to launch iron ore futures contract by year end

MUMBAI: Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) is expected to launch iron ore futures contract by December after it receives permission from the market regulator Forward Markets Commission (FMC), a top exchange official said here.

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TRAI move to simplify call tariffs

NEW DELHI: The telecom regulator’s attempt to bring in tariff reforms will lead to a rise in the number of mobile users in the country, say telecom analysts. The Telecom regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has  issued a consultation paper on “Certain issues relating to telecom tariffs”, proposing to revise the existing cap of 25 on the number of tariff plans and bring in more transparency in services.

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Are we willing to learn lessons from CWG 2010?

Why congratulations, because, in the end, we accomplished much more than was thought. Also because, we as a nation do not, as a rule, congratulate as much as we ought to, writes D M Deshpande

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Sensex slips for second consecutive week

MUMBAI: The benchmark index for Indian stock markets fell two weeks in a row as domestic traders looked to book profits, with stocks having rallied handsomely in the past few months.

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Goa has all ingredients to attract MICE tourism: Deloitte

PANAJI: Investment enquires on Goa’s hospitality and real estate sectors are pouring in considerably, according to a well known international investment consultant, but the difficulties in acquiring land have deterred investors from the UK, Far East and Middle East, said a Deloitte official.

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