July 18, 2005  

Notice To Stock Exchange

The Secretary / The Executive Director
National Stock Exchange of India
The Stock Exchange, Mumbai
New York Stock Exchange

Dear Sir,

Pursuant to Clause 41 of the Listing Agreement entered into with the Stock Exchanges, we hereby intimate you that the Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 at Hyderabad to, interalia, consider and take on record the unaudited financial results of the Company for the quarter ended June 30, 2005.

Kindly take the above information on record.

With regards,

V Viswanath
Company Secretary