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Neighbours key for our future: Mizoram’s elder statesman

In the 1960s, Pu Bualhranga walked the hills of Myanmar and Bangladesh as a top leader of Mizo National Front then spearheading a powerful insurgent movement against India. Now in his mid-eighties, he advises his former comrades now ruling Mizoram and is treated as the wise old man who seen much ups and downs. “I have been a legislator of People’s Conference but never ... Read More »

Challenged by China and Russia, US builds force for future space wars

WASHINGTON: The United States has met a mounting 21st century strategic challenge from Russia and China with the creation of a full-fledged US Space Force within the Department of Defense. Acting on an ambition by President Donald Trump that had met resistance at first, the White House signalled its determination to not cede superiority in a Star Wars-like future of killer satellites and satellite-killer weapons. Trump made the ... Read More »

Carsome raises $50M for its used-car sales platform in Southeast Asia

Carsome,  a Malaysia-based marketplace for trading used cars, has closed a new $50 million financing round to fend off its rivals and grow its business in Southeast Asian markets. The new financing round, dubbed Series C, was funded by MUFG Innovation Partners (MUIP), the corporate venture capital arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG); Daiwa PI Partners, ... 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 »

Ayodhya: This should be a guide for the future

There is an anecdote narrated to me by the late Arun Jaitley that comes to mind on the day the final hurdles in the path of the construction of a grand temple to Lord Ram at his birthplace in Ayodhya have been removed. The event centres on the evening of December 6, 1992, in the central office of the Bharatiya ... Read More »

Tesla’s service and used car revenue is growing, but can’t make up for a plunge in US vehicle sales

While Tesla’s overall sales dropped 39% in the U.S. during the third quarter, the company is seeing robust growth on “services and other” revenue, which includes sales of used cars. Revenue in that category jumped 68% to $548 million from $326 a year earlier, according to Tesla’s latest financial filing. Over the first nine months of 2019, it grew 91% to $1.65 ... Read More »

Truebil offers 7 day trial period for used car buyers

New Delhi: Auto-tech platform for buying and selling of pre-owned cars Truebil on Wednesday has announced a seven day trial period offer. Under the new scheme, pre-owned car buyers from Truebil’s platform will be given a 7 day trial period and if the car does not meet the buyer’s purchase criteria, the company will refund the money. The customer has to ensure that ... Read More »

India vs Bangladesh: BCCI to factor in smog for future ties

Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim during a practice session ahead of their first T20 international match against India, at Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium, in New Delhi on Thursday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday confirmed that the India-Bangladesh T20 match at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground will go ahead as scheduled despite the high pollution levels ... Read More »

Ayodhya verdict will have ‘consequences’ for future polity of country: Muslim parties

New Delhi: Muslim parties, including UP Sunni Wakf Board, have filed their written submissions in the Supreme Court in the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya and said that the verdict will have “consequences” for the future polity of the country. The Muslim parties, which had filed the notes in sealed covers to the five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of ... Read More »

Financial goals are changing: Do you really know the future expenses you need to save for?

It will be remembered as the decade when the Indian middle class threw caution to the winds and turned aspirational with a vengeance. Between 2009 and 2019, the share of discretionary expenses in a household’s monthly outgo shot up from 10-20 percent to 25-60 percent, according to financial planners. Saving for a child’s marriage made way for saving for an ... Read More »