Author Archives: Loknath Das

Ultraviolette F77 review, test ride

. A few months ago, we brought you a review of a brand-new electric motorcycle prototype that’s designed and developed in Bengaluru. That bike has now been officially unveiled as the Ultraviolette F77, and we’ve now got the chance to briefly ride it at the MMRT. Here’s what India’s first sporty electric motorcycle feels like. What is it? It is a major ... Read More »

Future Consumer names Rajnikant Sabnavis as CEO

NEW DELHI : Future Consumer Ltd, part of Kishore Biyani-led Future Group, on Tuesday named Rajnikant Sabnavis as its new chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2020. Future Consumer is the consumer goods arm of Future Group and sells popular packaged goods brands such as Tasty Treat, Voom fabric care, Karmiq dry fruits, Sunkist beverages and Mother Earth, its organic staples brand, ... Read More »

Best Used Car Deals In Bangalore for Ford EcoSport between 50,000 – 1,00,000 Kms From Cartoq TRUE PRICE

Ford pioneered the sub-compact SUV segment with its EcoSport which has been its best-seller since its launch. EcoSport is a well-built car that is a joy to drive and therefore a favourite of enthusiasts. A used EcoSport is ideal for those looking a for feature-rich, stylish SUV that is good to drive–both in the city and on highways. Ford’s initiative to ... Read More »

Uncertainty looms over future of new Maharashtra government

CM Uddhav Thackeray says will stick to Hindutva agenda Uncertainty looms large over the future of Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government even as it has proven its majority in the State Assembly pushing the BJP to the Opposition benches. In the first Assembly session, CM Uddhav Thackeray was seen struggling to modify his saffron agenda as he shared ... Read More »

Jack Dorsey’s ‘Future Defining’ Plan To Bring Bitcoin To 1.2 Billion People

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency has struggled to find its place in the developed world— where payments are easy, corruption is (relatively) low and infrastructure is in place. The bitcoin price has, however, climbed this year, largely due to interest in bitcoin and crypto from technology giants including Jack Dorsey’s social network Twitter and iPhone-maker Apple. Now, Dorsey, the chief executive of both payments ... Read More »

Benelli Leoncino 250 review, test ride

Benelli lists its Leoncino line-up under the Scrambler tab on its website, and we were a bit apprehensive of this when we rode the Leoncino 500 a couple of months ago. Now this might be true for the Trail variant of the 500 that’s sold overseas, but we’ve just experienced the smallest of the Leoncino family and the only ‘scrambling’ ... Read More »

Share market update: Future Retail, Indiabulls Housing among top gainers on BSE

NEW DELHI: The domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex was trading 30.66 points down at 41,099.51 on account of selling in frontline bluechip counters. Shares of Future Retail (up 16 per cent), Mindteck IndiaNSE -0.70 % (up 13.60 per cent) , Maruti Infra (up 12.61 per cent) , Zenith Exports (up 9.81 per cent) , Autoline Ind (up 9.09 per cent) , Jai ... Read More »

India’s ominous future: Too little water, or far too much

No season is as central to Indian life and lore as the monsoon. It turns up in ancient Sanskrit poetry and in Bollywood films. It shapes the fortunes of millions of farmers who rely on the rains to nourish their fields. It even has its own music. Climate change is now messing with the monsoon, making seasonal rains more intense and ... Read More »

Analyst Calls: Dish TV, ONGC, Mphasis, Future Retail

The domestic stock market on Tuesday showed early signs of a possible breakout from its consolidation range. And Nifty futures on Singapore traded 32 points lower this morning, signalling a weak start for Dalal Street. As you head for the day’s trade, here is a compilation of overnight analyst calls on various stocks. Company Summary NSE BSE Dish TV India Ltd. 0.40 ... Read More »

Tesla to build new car factory near Berlin – up to 10.000 new jobs

Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, one of the world’s best-known producers of electric cars, has announced that the company’s new factory for the European market will be built in Germany. New Tesla factory will be near Berlin-Brandenburg airport Speaking during a ceremony at the Golden Steering Wheel awards in Berlin, Musk announced that the company’s new car and battery factory ... Read More »