October 19, 2005  

Notice to Stock Exchange

The Secretary
Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.
National Stock Exchange
New York Stock Exchange Inc.

Dear Sir,

The Board of Directors of the Company is scheduled to meet on October 29, 2005 to, interalia, discuss and take on record the un-audited financial results of the Company for the quarter ended September 30, 2005.

Kindly take the above information on record.

With regards,

V Viswanath
Company Secretary