Valentine’s Day blossoms in India, former protesters have change of heart

As India outfits to stamp Valentine’s Day today, past dissidents to this ‘horrendous import from the West’- seem to have turned nonpartisan, and even thoughtful, to the possibility of Valentine’s Day. While it may take a while for the love breeze from the upscale boulevards of south Bombay to movement to the insides of Madhya… Continue reading Valentine’s Day blossoms in India, former protesters have change of heart

Record 87.9 million mobile phones shipped to India in Oct-Dec: CMR 

Indian market saw a record cell phone shipment of 87.9 million units in October-December 2017, says a CyberMedia Research report. “Portable handset sellers dispatched 88 million versatile handset units in the final quarter of 2017. For the whole year, portable handset sellers have sent around 287 million versatile handset units in India,” the CMR report… Continue reading Record 87.9 million mobile phones shipped to India in Oct-Dec: CMR 

Strong CV business, robust exports offset domestic weakness for Bajaj Auto 

Bajaj Auto Bajaj Auto was the greatest washout among Sensex organizations on Friday: Disappointing profit, combined with general offering weight in the business sectors, saw the stock shed 4.9 for every penny. While its best line execution for the quarter finished December 2017 was in accordance with gauges, the organization baffled both at the working… Continue reading Strong CV business, robust exports offset domestic weakness for Bajaj Auto 

From Acura RDX to Volkswagen Jetta, automakers flash the chrome in Detroit

Automakers from the US, Europe and Asia are rolling out new and redesigned production and concept vehicles at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that began from Saturday. Among them are: Acura RDX Honda Motor will unveil the redesigned Acura RDX crossover vehicle, hoping to stand out in a crowded field of compact,… Continue reading From Acura RDX to Volkswagen Jetta, automakers flash the chrome in Detroit

Budget 2018: This is what the technology sector wants from FM Arun Jaitley

Key issues Newer technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud, etc, are changing the rules of the game for incumbent IT players Impact of new regulations such as H1B, GDPR could result in higher deployment costs as well as increased compliance costs Convergence in online-offline business models in the e-commerce sector, largely due to heightened competition… Continue reading Budget 2018: This is what the technology sector wants from FM Arun Jaitley

Budget 2018: Full text of all Budget speeches delivered since Independence

On February 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Budget 2018, his fifth and the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s final full Budget in the ongoing term. Budget 2018-19 will also be important in many respects because India has just had a fiscally difficult year and might need its finance minister to… Continue reading Budget 2018: Full text of all Budget speeches delivered since Independence

Budget 2018: Jaitley’s speech, deficit data to decide rupee’s fate in 2018

Don’t let the rupee’s strength fool you, strategists say. The rally that boosted the currency to the strongest in 32 months will probably be short-lived. The rupee is facing headwinds as elevated energy prices threaten to increase inflation and worsen public finances in a nation that imports most of its oil needs. Traders are also… Continue reading Budget 2018: Jaitley’s speech, deficit data to decide rupee’s fate in 2018