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Chhattisgarh politicians fume as cement prices rise again


February 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 4 (IANS) Politicians cutting across party lines in one of the country's leading cement producing states, Chhattisgarh, Saturday slammed cement companies for raising prices through cartelisation.Ruling BJP leader ... Read more...

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Protest in Chhattisgarh over rising cement prices


January 11th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Nearly 500 people Wednesday blocked the entry points of Century Cement's production unit in Chhattisgarh to protest rising prices of cement, police said.Members of ... Read more...

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Cement price in Himachal reduced


January 5th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) Three cement majors Thursday reduced the price of cement by Rs.25 per bag in Himachal Pradesh, said Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal."Ambuja, ACC and Jaypee have ... Read more...

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Check cement price rise in Chhattisgarh, demands Congress


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday asked Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to take urgent steps to stem cement prices in the state that have risen a ... Read more...

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DLF quarterly net profit slumps 19 percent


May 25th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) India's real estate developer DLF Ltd has posted 19 percent decrease in its net profit at Rs.344.54 crore for the quarter ended March 31 as against ... Read more...

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Excise duty on coal to increase cement prices: Birla Corp


March 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) The imposition of excise duty of one percent on coal, proposed in the general budget 2011-12, will push up cement prices, a top executive of leading cement maker ... Read more...

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Birla Corporation posts Rs.68.97 crore Q2 net profit


October 26th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, posted profit (after tax) of Rs.68.97 crore in the second quarter of financial year 2010-11, against Rs.152.05 ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu builders import cement from Pakistan


October 20th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) With rising cement prices in Tamil Nadu, a group of builders here are importing cement from Pakistan."A group of builders have imported cement from Pakistan via Kochi port ... Read more...

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Sale of flats declining in first half of this fiscal: Study


October 6th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) There has been a huge decline in the sale of flats and apartments across seven major cities of 25 major real estate developers in the first half ... Read more...

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Inflation eases to -1.54 percent


July 30th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): After a marginal hike in two consecutive weeks inflation fell to (-) 1.54 per cent for the week ended July 18 even as essential food items like ... Read more...

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Birla Corp expects pressure on cement price


January 27th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Cement manufacturer Birla Corp Ltd Tuesday said cement prices will come under pressure in the current and next fiscals when the expected commissioning of new facilities takes place. ... Read more...

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Builder Strabag halts $700 mn expansion in Russia


September 29th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 29 (DPA) Austrian-based construction group Strabag SE announced Monday it has put on hold a planned joint venture with a Russian cement group in order to stay flexible in the ... Read more...

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Real estate prices set to shoot up in Kolkata


August 7th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Industry players expect real estate prices in the city to shoot up soon due to rising input costs. "Like other sectors, the real estate sector has also been ... Read more...

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‘Building costs in Gulf up by 50 percent this year’


July 8th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 8 (IANS) Lack of skilled labour and soaring prices of building materials have pushed building costs in the Gulf by 50 percent in the first half of 2008, according to ... Read more...

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Omaxe posts 100 percent increase in net profit


May 26th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Realty firm Omaxe has reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.4.94 billion for the year ended March 31, 2008, an increase of 102.85 percent from the last ... Read more...

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A bicycle rally to protest impending oil price hike


May 25th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
Patna, May 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party took out a bicycle rally here on Sunday in protest against the impending petrol and diesel price hike.Shouting slogans against the Central Government, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram blames Inflation on soaring global oil prices


May 16th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today blamed the rising prices of global crude oil for inflation in the country. He hoped the annual inflation rate to ... Read more...

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Government may cut cement prices further: Chidambaram


May 15th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government is expected to further cut cement prices to tame inflation, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday. "I think that there is scope for significant reduction ... Read more...

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Pakistan to export 52,000 tons of cement to India


May 11th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): Pakistan will export about 52,000 tons of cement to India in the next two months.This step has been necessitated after the cement cartel in India is said ... Read more...

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ACC freezes cement prices


May 9th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai May 9 (IANS) India's leading cement manufacturing firm Associated Cement Companies (ACC) has decided to freeze prices for the next two to three months. The Mumbai-headquartered firm said Friday that the ... Read more...

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Hiranandani finds big market in Dubai for Chennai project (Gulf Business Capsule)


May 6th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 6 (IANS) Leading Indian real estate developer Hiranandani Infrastructure and Real Estate Company (HIRCO) has received robust response from Dubai for its proposed Chennai Township project. "We are extremely fortunate ... Read more...

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Cabinet to discuss measures to rein in rising steel prices


April 15th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Prices (CCP) is expected to meet today to discuss measures to rein in rising steel prices. Earlier on April 11, Commerce and ... Read more...

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Government envisages more steps to check inflation


April 11th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath said today that the central government would take more steps to control inflation.Releasing India's foreign trade policy document here, Nath ... Read more...

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Industry worried as India’s inflation scales three-year high


April 4th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation shot up to a three-year high amid worries from industry that the central bank will intervene with monetary controls that could hit ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate zooms to three-year high


April 4th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation shot up to a three-year high of seven percent for the week ended March 22, from 6.68 percent for the week before, ... Read more...

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No plans to set up cement price regulator: minister


March 11th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Minister of State for Industry Ashwani Kumar Tuesday ruled out setting up a regulator to stabilise cement prices, and said the prices were already under control. "The ... Read more...

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