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MARKET EYE-Indian builders gain on govt infrastructure push

* Shares in Indian infrastructure companies gain as thegovernment continues its push to bolster the sagginginfrastructure sector.* India plans to set up a special body this week to speed upprojects in a sector seen as vital to reviving economicmomentum.

* IVRC

shares gain 1 percent after dropping 11.72percent in the previous two sessions after Essel Group unitsAsia Satellite Broadcast Pvt Ltd and Jay Properties sold acombined 5.54 million shares in the Indian construction firm.* NCC Ltd

rises 3.2 percent after surging 56 percentsince the end of August to Friday's close, while HindustanConstruction Co Ltd

gains 0.8 percent.

(manoj.dharra@thomsonreuters.com)