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The Financial Express’ launches English edition in Gujarat

June 5, 2006


MUMBAI: ‘The Financial  Express’ (‘FE’) has launched a second edition in
Gujarat – in English – called ‘The Financial Express Ahmedabad’. ‘The Financial Express Gujarati’, the vernacular edition of ‘FE’, has been in
Gujarat since 1991. ‘FE’ is the only financial paper in the country with a vernacular edition.


‘The Financial Express Ahmedabad’ will offer hard-core business news and analysis to the business minded people of
Gujarat. The edition will comprise two sections. The main section will encompass national and international business news, economy news, edit and opinion pages, and also news from the region.


The second section will be called ‘Corporates & Markets’. This will feature company news, market news and analysis and stock listings. In addition, in-depth feature supplements on information technology and media and telecom will be included every Monday. The Saturday and Sunday editions, too, will have special supplements.


Commenting on this second venture in
Gujarat, Viveck Goenka, chairman and managing director, The Indian Express Group says, “
Gujarat has been at the forefront of the economic reform and is now one of our fastest growing states. We aim to provide the same brand of unbiased journalism to
Gujarat in English.”


With this venture, ‘The Financial Express’ becomes the only daily to provide two editions in two languages in
Gujarat. The daily will implement a multimedia campaign, including press and outdoor, to promote the new edition.


TV Today net up 66% at Rs 11.03 cr

May 30, 2006

MUMBAI: TV Today Network Ltd on Monday posted an increase of 66.86 per cent in net profit at Rs 11.03 crore for the quarter ended March 31, as against Rs 6.61 crore for the corresponding quarter last year.

The total income of the company increased 25.83 per cent to Rs 51.44 crore for the quarter ended March 31, from Rs 40.88 crore in the same period in 2004-05, the electronic media company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange.

The board of directors of the company at its meeting held today, recommended dividend of Re 0.75 on share of Rs five (15 per cent) on the paid up capital of the company for the financial year 2005-06, it added.

For the year ended March 31, 2006, the net profit of the company increased to Rs 27.77 crore from Rs 16.43 crore a year ago and the total income of the company increased from Rs 167.89 crore from Rs 146.45 crore in a year ago period.

The shares of the company closed at Rs 91.45, up 2.98 per cent on the BSE.


China and India: Emerging Giants

May 28, 2006

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In Depth – China and India: Emerging Giants

China and India: Key facts

Explore how economic growth is changing the world's two most populous countries into increasingly powerful forces.