* Reports full year net loss of 8.9 million euros ($9.64 million) versus loss of 8.1 million euros a year ago
* Announces that DSMB recommends the continuation of phase 2 study assessing Masitinib in relapsing head and neck cancer
* Reports full year 2014 revenue of 65.8 million euros ($71.19 million) versus 70.2 million euros a year ago
March 30 - Republican lawmakers in Indiana pledged on Monday to clarify a religious freedom bill that was slammed by businesses and activists for sending a message of discrimination against gays after it was passed last week.
* Novartis also picks top scientist to lead immuno-oncology (Adds details on Aduro's planned IPO, analyst comment)
MUMBAI - Banks can now divert as provision against bad loans a bigger share of the capital cushion required to be set aside to guard themselves against an economic downturn, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Monday, easing pressure on a struggling sector.