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Ashok Leyland Chennai plant closed due to cyclone

Chennai, Nov 25 (UN) As the very severe cyclonic storm
Nivar came very closer to the coast, the Hinduja Group
flagship Ashok Leyland today announced closure of its
Chennai plant as a precautionary measure.
A company statement here tonight said the company
expects to resume operations at the facility from Friday.
“Our Chennai plant is closed due to the cyclone as a
precautionary measure.We expect to resume operations
from November 27... as per the emergency protocols
all preventive measures for the cyclone are in place,”
it said.
“At the moment, we do not foresee any delay in
fulfilling our existing order book,” it added.
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23 Jan 2021 | 4:33 PM

Kolkata, Jan 23(UNI): Birla Corporation Limited’s December quarter net profit jumped 82.1% year-on-year to Rs 148.42 crore on the back of a 3.2% growth in sales by volume, aggressive cost rationalization and higher sales of premium products.

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Bullion Market closing rates

23 Jan 2021 | 3:25 PM

Chennai, Jan 23 (UNI) Following is the bullion markets
closing rate here today.

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Budget 2021: Pivotal transformation for Agriculture growth in new normal

23 Jan 2021 | 12:52 PM

Kolkata, Jan 23 (UNI) The Indian agriculture sector accounts for close to 16 percent
of the country's GDP, uses nearly half the available land, consumes around 80 percent
of the freshwater resources, and engages almost 50 percent of the country's workforce,
according to Randhir Chauhan, Managing Director, Netafim India and Senior Vice
President, Netafim Ltd
Approximately 70 percent of the rural households still depend primarily on agriculture,
with close to 80 percent of farmers being small and marginal. Even though the recent
COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges for most sectors of the Indian economy,
agriculture and allied activities demonstrated extraordinary resilience. The available
statistics amplify the potential of India’s agriculture sector to aid fiscal growth.

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Self Storage India to launch first of four new NCR facilities on 1st February 2021

23 Jan 2021 | 12:41 PM

NEW DELHI, Jan. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Self Storage India, India's first self-storage company operating since 2013, is making a strong start in 2021 with a rollout plan which would see the launch of four new facilities within the National Capital Region before the end of the year. As a data and customer driven organization, the company interacted with customers and studied years of customer data to identify optimal locations for its expansion warehouses. The new warehouse is located directly on NH8 near Hero Honda Chowk. The facility offers smooth and easy access to customers from across Delhi and Gurgaon.

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Demand for wider screen laptops & tablets grow with online learning taking precedence: Flipkart Insights

23 Jan 2021 | 12:35 PM

Kolkata, Jan 23 (UNI) With schools taking education online and the growing opportunities
for e-learning, students are also upgrading their education essentials to make the learning
process more intuitive and impactful.

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