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Rs 69,159 crore: The amount Indian companies raised through private equity deals in 2007, according to Grant Thornton

Print Edition: February 10, 2008

Rs 69,159 crore: The amount Indian companies raised through private equity deals in 2007, according to Grant Thornton

61 per cent: The proportion of listed companies in India that are Shariah-compliant, compared to 57 per cent in Malaysia and 51 per cent in Pakistan

2,300: The number of managerial, professional and clerical positions Rolls-Royce is planning to slash worldwide to improve productivity

34: The number of patents Tata Motors applied for while making the Nano

435,924: Number of motorcycles sold in December 2007 (down 11.4 per cent) against 492,288 units in December 2006

Nearly 5 million: The number of foreign tourists who visited India last year (2007), compared to 4.45 million in 2006, a growth rate of over 12 per cent

$1.02 billion (Rs 4,080 crore): The amount of money Sony Entertainment Television and sports marketing and management agency World Sports Group (WSG) have paid to win the broadcasting rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for 10 years

Rs 14.66: Component of excise duty in the price of a litre of petrol (Rs 43.52/litre at the time of going to press) in Delhi

Rs 30,000 crore: The estimated cost of building the 1,047 km Ganga Expressway, which will connect Greater Noida and Ballia

130,000: Number of people who visited the Auto Expo on January 13, 2008, the highest on a single day in the last nine years

Rs 36,000 crore: Amount invested by insurance companies in the Indian stock market in the first nine months of 2007-08

$70 billion (Rs 2.8 lakh crore): The value of all M&A deals announced by India Inc. in 2007, up 150 per cent over the previous year. Global M&A deals were pegged at $870 billion (Rs 34.8 lakh crore) last year

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