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Sangeetha G.
Festival frenzy: 50L mobile phones sold online in two days

A staggering number of 4.6 million mobile phone units worth $800 million have been sold in the first two days of the five-day festive season sales on the e-commerce platform.

Michael Gonsalves
Car makers shower discounts on models due for facelift

It is raining discounts in the Indian automobile market. A lot of car models, which are about to get a facelift, are being rolled out of showrooms on huge discounts.

Shona Adhikari
Medieval Terracotta Inspires Durga Images

It is once again time for Goddess Durga to arrive with her daughters Lakshmi and Saraswati and two sons Kartik and Ganesh. 

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Bleeding October: Fallout from domestic & global factors

Global and domestic factors converged in the first week of October leading to mayhem in the Indian markets as crude oil prices surged to new highs in recent memory, the rupee plunged, the IL&FS

Ritwik Mukherjee
Usha Martin to seek shareholders’ nod for sale of steel biz to Tatas

Usha Martin Ltd (UML) will now seek its shareholders’ approval on November 10 with regard to the sale of its steel business to Tata Steel.

Michael Gonsalves
Tatas drive in new Tigor sedan to boost sales

Tata Motors, India’s biggest automaker by revenues, on Wedn­e­sday introduced its compact sedan Tata Tigor face­lift at the starting price of Rs 5.20 lakh to boost sales during the festive season.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Metro Dairy eyes Rs 800 cr revenue in two years

Metro Dairy, the prime revenue driver for Keventer Agro, is aggressively working on the plan of doubling revenue to Rs 800 crore from Rs 400 crore in the next two years.

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Rupee, oil to impact earnings

Rupee depreciation and the flare-up in oil prices would be dominant themes in the second quarter corporate earnings, possibly distorting projections made by the analysts earlier.

Gautam Datt
‘Rani lao’ call changes to ‘Rani hatao’

If pre-poll surveys are taken into account then Rajasthan appears to be the weakest link for the BJP which had swept the state five years ago, much like other Hindi heartland bastions of Madhya Pra

Rajgopal Nidamboor
The mirror reflection of our being

Whatever we do, or think, is experienced by our conscious awareness – through its own ‘bespoke’ breadth of knowing, as also reality.

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