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Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Achieves New Milestone As Sales Cross 7.5 Lakh Units

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is one of the most popular MPVs in India and has now achieved a new milestone with sales crossing 7.5 lakh units. The landmark figure was achieved in 10 years since the first generation went on sale in 2012. The announcement comes at a time when the company is all set to introduce a mid-cycle facelift in the coming days. ... Read More »

Solar cells: Government drops safeguard duty as high court reiterates stay

The finance ministry on Monday suspended the implementation of a safeguard duty on imported solar cells as the Orissa High Court last week reiterated via an interim order an earlier direction in this regard, which the ministry apparently did not heed. The court, hearing a writ petition against the imminent duty filed by local solar plant developers, had barred the ... Read More »

The Jinnah debate vs local issues in Aligarh as Uttar Pradesh heads to assembly polls

Muhammad Ali Jinnah may only be remembered as the man who gave the scar of partition to India, but Indian politicians never forget to bring him during the elections. With India’s five states going closer to the assembly elections, the Jinnah debate is yet again taking centre stage. The war of words has escalated between the Opposition and the ruling ... Read More »

Used car market to be twice as big as new car segment by FY2025

After shrinking considerably since FY2019, the Indian passenger vehicle (PV) market is expected to get back on the path to recovery in the coming years. According to a study carried out by research firm Frost & Sullivan, and commissioned by Volkswagen India, the growth will primarily be driven by used car sales which are projected to outnumber new car volumes by ... Read More »

Geneva auto show canceled as Switzerland bans large events

The Geneva auto show is being canceled after the Swiss government announced an immediate ban Friday on all “public and private” events in the country involving more than 1,000 people as a measure to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. The measure will last until at least March 15, officials said. Among the events that will be affected are the annual Geneva International Motor ... Read More »

Future perfect: Short strangle may pay well as Ashok Leyland is range-bound

Despite the recent rally in Ashok Leyland, the long-long term outlook remains neutral only. However, in the short-term the stock may move with a positive bias. Only a break above Rs 110 or below Rs 70 will set a clear trend for Ashok Leyland. The stock finds an immediate resistance at Rs 93 and the support at Rs 74.65. While a ... 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 »

Vodafone CEO Nick Read says company’s future in India looks doubtful as situation is critical

Vodafone said its future in India could be in doubt unless the government stopped hitting operators with higher taxes and charges, after a court judgment over licence fees resulted in a 1.9 billion euro group loss in its first half. Chief Executive Nick Read said India, where Vodafone formed a joint venture with Idea Cellular in 2018, had been “a ... Read More »

India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli’s rest and MS Dhoni’s future on the radar as selectors meet to pick squad

With the South Africa series over, the Indian team is now set to take on Bangladesh for a series of 3 T20Is and 2 Tests starting from November 3. As reported earlier, the MSK Prasad-led BCCI’s selection committee will be meeting on Thursday to select the squad for the series. Also, with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) having accepted most ... Read More »

Spider-Man’s Marvel Cinematic Future in Jeopardy As Disney and Sony Butt Heads Over Producing Deal

Spider-Man is under threat of eviction from the Marvel Cinematic Universe if the two companies controlling the character’s future can’t come to an agreement over producing and revenue sharing. In 2015, Marvel and Sony brokered a deal to share Spider-Man that involved Disney co-financing Spidey movies in exchange for a share of profits and for use of the web-slinger in its sprawling network of interconnected films. That ... Read More »