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Car sales dip after 14 months

Car sales in India fell for the first time after 14 months of continued growth in January as discounts dried up during the month with automakers correcting inventory at dealer levels post year-end fre

Internet to drive sales by 2020

Nearly two-thirds of the total $17 billion sales of beauty and hygiene products in the FMCG sector would be influenced by the internet by 2020 as more and more users get online to research in this cat

Gold crosses 29,000, yet fails to woo Chindians

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As gold trades near its highest in a year on a wave of safe-haven buying, traditionally active buyers of physical gold in the major Asian markets have shown little interest so far.

India inflation notches up to 5.7 per cent in January

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India's central bank kept interest rates on hold at 6.75 per cent earlier this month.

Gold futures slide on weak global cues, profit booking

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Gold is trading at Rs 29,450 per 10 grams

Indian chemical companies can acquire struggling South African firms


South Africa is considered to be first world as far as agro-chemical technology is concerned.

India dragged into turmoil

The Indian equity market is being dragged into the global turmoil and there is little end in sight as the Union Budget is unlikely to be a meaningful catalyst for the markets, says a Bank of America M

Sensex ends black week

After witnessing one of their worst falls in recent months on Thursday, the domestic equity markets closed the day marginally higher, but posted their worst weekly fall since July 2009 as weaker than

Factory output dips, inflation up

India’s industrial production contracted for the second straight month in December, while retail inflation unexpectedly edged up to a 16-month high in January throwing a challenge to the Narendra Mod

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.