Ashok Leyland's Q3 net up 63 pct on year

BOMBAY, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Ashok Leyland Ltd , India's second largest truck and bus maker, posted a 63 percent year-on-year rise in quarterly net profit, a company official said on Friday.

The company posted a net profit of 379.86 million rupees in its fiscal third quarter to December 31, up from 232.87 million rupees a year earlier.