Recognised: Infosys, as one among the top 20 global companies in the prestigious “Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises” (MAKE) study, 2008.
Acquired: By consulting major PricewaterhouseCoopers, all shares of ECS Ltd., providers of HR consulting services, from the erstwhile owners Eicher Goodearth.
Introduced: The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill that seeks to hike the Foreign Direct Investment limit in the sector to 49 per cent from the existing 26 per cent. The bill was finally introduced in the Rajya Sabha.
Slowdown: In India’s fuel consumption, an indicator of economic activity. It grew by just 2 per cent in November, with diesel sales dropping for the second month in a row. Oil product consumption in November was 10.99 million tonnes, a bit higher than 10.77 million tonnes in the same month last year, according to the Petroleum Ministry.