NEW DELHI: Net sales of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) for the second quarter ended September 30, 2008, increased by 27 per cent to Rs. 44.92 crore from Rs. 35.46 crore in the comparable period in the previous year. Total income was up 25 per cent at Rs. 45.48 crore against Rs. 36.40 crore. The net profit for the quarter under review stood at Rs. 40.19 crore, according to a rlease.

Corrections and Clarifications

The PR agency of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) clarifies that there weretypographical errors committed by them in an item in "Snippets"("Business/Markets" page, November 4, 2008), titled "Dalmia Cement (Bharat)PAT at Rs. 40 crore". It should have said: "Net sales of Dalmia Cement(Bharat) for the second quarter ended September 30, 2008, increased by 27per cent to Rs. 449 crore from Rs. 355 crore [and not Rs. 44.92 crore fromRs. 35.46 crore, as published] in the comparable period in the previousyear. Total income was up 25 per cent at Rs. 455 crore against Rs. 364 crore[and not Rs. 45.48 crore against Rs. 36.40 crore, as published]. The netprofit for the quarter under review stood at Rs. 40.19 crore, according to arelease."