Indian stocks rose Friday, with the BSE Sensex climbing 64.80 points to close at 11,918.65.

Gainers on the index included

Reliance Communications

, up 4.91%,

Hero Honda

, up 3.52%, and

BHEL

, up 3.22%.

Among the laggards were

HDFC

, which dropped 1.03%,

L&T

, down 0.55%, and

ICICI Bank

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, off 0.54%.

PSL

rose 3.80% on the news that the company secured a contract from UAE to work on its high-pressure gas pipeline project.

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