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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 »

Prepared for Balakot-like airstrikes in future: New IAF chief RKS Bhadauria

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as the Chief of Air Staff on Monday after Air Marshal BS Dhanoa retired from the post. Succeeding BS Dhanoa, who led the IAF during the Balakot airstrikes, RKS Bhadauria said the force is prepared for any such challenges in the future. Speaking to reporters after taking over as the IAF chief, ... Read More »

Fridays for Future: How Students From Across India Protested Against Climate Change Today

Today, in an effort to fight against the ‘Global Climate Strike’, students in over 2000 cities around the world organised a campaign. It was one of a kind. The campaign is an attempt to raise voice against global inaction and apathy towards climate change. The Global Climate Strike, which took several Indian cities by a storm today, will continue till September ... Read More »

General Motors, TCS join hands for future vehicle engineering

NEW DELHI: General Motors (GM) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCSNSE -1.32 %) on Monday announced a new partnership under which the IT major would support the leading automaker in future vehicle engineering across global markets. The new association builds on the 16-year long relationship between the two companies, the companies said in a joint statement. Under the agreement, TCS will acquire certain assets at the GM ... Read More »

Modi’s address to nation: Article 370 to bright future for J&K; 10 major points PM raised in his speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first address to the nation after revocation of Article 370, assured that restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir would be relaxed soon. He said Article 370 was being used as a tool to spread terror, and that it was time for all Indians to work together to make Jammu and Kashmir a violence-free state. He spoke at ... Read More »