* Bakrie Telecom likely to contest the ministry's challenge-lawyer
BELGRADE, July 3 - Serbia has invited companies to send non-binding offers for a 58 percent stake in state-owned telephony and internet operator Telekom Srbija.
* Threadneedle Asset Management had 5.2 percent stake in Italian tower company INWIT as of June 22 - Regulatory filing
JAKARTA, July 3 - Indonesia's Bakrie Telecom is likely to contest the communications ministry's appeal to the Supreme Court against its debt restructuring, a lawyer who advises the company said.
* Signs letter of intent with Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri and Turkcell Superonline Ilestisim Hizmetleri for Outdoor MW RL project at $4.85 million
MUMBAI - Ample monsoon rainfall in June accelerated planting of main crops such as rice and cotton, government data showed on Friday, though the current dry spell could slow down the pace of sowing in coming weeks.