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  • Maharaja sofa: Swedish IKEA stares at a king-size challenge in India
    on July 19, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    When the first McDonald's restaurant in India opened at Basant Lok in Delhi in 1996, it made a unique cultural concession—it became the first McDonald's in the world to not serve beef or pork products. Years later, it made another concession by introducing McAloo Tikki burger. Later, the Big Mac genuflected to Indian taste and became Mac Maharaja. After McDonald's, it's the turn of another big western brand to face the desi challenge. Swedish home-furnishing brand IKEA, which is opening […]

  • Swedish IKEA is staring at a king-size challenge in India
    on July 19, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    When the first McDonald's restaurant in India opened at Basant Lok in Delhi in 1996, it made a unique cultural concession—it became the first McDonald's in the world to not serve beef or pork products. Years later, it made another concession by introducing McAloo Tikki burger. Later, the Big Mac genuflected to Indian taste and became Mac Maharaja. After McDonald's, it's the turn of another big western brand to face the desi challenge. Swedish home-furnishing brand IKEA, which is opening […]

  • Maruti Suzuki India expands reach of Ecstar products
    on July 19, 2018 at 11:57 am

    The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today expanded the reach of its Ecstar branded lubricants, coolant and car care products with the introduction of the range at 3,400 workshops under its Arena network.MSI had launched the Ecstar brand of engine oil at workshops under its premium outlet chain NEXA in September last year."In these 10 months of Ecstar's journey at NEXA, it has proven to be a success formula," MSI Managing Director and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa told reporters […]

  • Here is why truckers are going off the road tomorrow
    on July 19, 2018 at 11:39 am

    NEW DELHI: The so-called "lifeline" of India will be snapped tomorrow on July 20 when All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), which claims to represent 93 lakh truckers and 50 lakh bus operators, goes on an indefinite strike. The transporter body has made several demands from the Central government and is taking the vehicles off the road to put pressure on it. The strike can push up prices of essential items such as milk and vegetable and disrupt a large number of businesses. In several […]

  • BIF sets up 5G committee; 5G trials on public safety, manufacturing & IoT in offing
    on July 19, 2018 at 11:20 am

    Broadband India Forum (BIF) today said it has set up a '5G committee' to push the momentum on rollout of 5G trials with key industry players, and help covert the 5G-linked policy goals to business-friendly implementation.A statement by BIF also claimed that 5G trials will be initiated by Nokia for public safety, Sterlite for manufacturing and Aeris for Internet of Things or IoT."The 5G committee aims to help execute the mission of the Government HL (high level) forum on 5G and champion […]

  • Job postings in real estate sector drop 8%: Report
    on July 19, 2018 at 10:52 am

    New Delhi, Jul 19 () The number of job postings in the real estate sector in India has seen an eight per cent drop over last year amid implementation of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) 2016, says a report. According to data from global job site Indeed, while the number of job searches in the sector has increased by 8 per cent in the last year, job postings have seen a dip of 8 per cent. The RERA rollout promised to make the real estate sector more regulated and […]

  • Modi's great road trip hits a debt pothole
    on July 19, 2018 at 9:41 am

    By Anjani TrivediThousands of people die on India’s notorious roads every year, and the number is rising. A multibillion-dollar plan to extend and improve the highway network promises to save lives. Unfortunately, companies behind the wheel may be guilty of some reckless financial driving.Fatalities caused by potholes jumped 50 percent last year to almost 3,600, with a further 4,250 deaths on or around roads under construction, according to government figures cited by the Times of India. […]

  • 2018 mid and smallcap meltdown a replay of 2013: Hiren Ved
    on July 19, 2018 at 8:46 am

    The only difference between now and 2013 is that this time small and midcap PEs are far higher and in January, the CNX midcap trailing PE was at a 2200 bps premium to Nifty, which is unsustainable, Hiren Ved, Director & CIO, Alchemy Capital Management, tells ET Now.Edited excerpts: Would it be right to describe the way midcap stocks have moved this year as a plunge or a rout? Absolutely. But is this a good buying opportunity? This is not the first time that we are seeing this happen. We […]

  • Sept onwards, midcaps to outperform Nifty: Sanjiv Bhasin
    on July 19, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Stay put with your conviction ideas because there is a lot of money to be made,Sanjiv Bhasin, EVP-Markets & Corp Affairs, IIFL, tells ET Now.Edited excerpts: What is your take on midcaps? The last few times we have interacted with you, you have gone on record recommending to buy the decline. But every time you are putting money to work, the experience has been not been very gratifying. If you bought stocks 10 days ago, you are down 5%. If you bought stocks one month ago, you are down 20%. […]

  • Chinese rivals force HTC to bid India adieu
    on July 18, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    KOLKATA: Premium smartphone brand HTC is exiting the Indian market, becoming the first major casualty of the Chinese invasion of Indian smartphone market.HTC India’s top management, including country head Faisal Siddiqui, sales head Vijay Balachandran and product head R Nayyar, have put in their papers, three senior executives told ET.The company has asked its 70-80 member team to leave with a few exceptions such as chief financial officer Rajeev Tayal. It is also snapping all […]

  • Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says democracy in danger
    on April 21, 2018 at 8:06 am

    Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, who has been at loggerheads with the party leadership in recent years, announced on Saturday that he is quitting BJP. "Today I am taking 'sanyas' from any kind of party politics, today I am ending all ties with the BJP," Sinha while addressing the first meeting of Rashtra Manch, founded by him.Sinha said democratic institutions were being undermined under the NDA regime and vowed to work for the protection of democracy in the country. He said that though he […]

  • MahaRERA slaps penalty on 8 Mumbai Builders for violation of rules
    on March 13, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has slapped penalty of Rs 2 lakh to Rs 10 lakh on 8 builders in Mumbai for advertising real estate project without mentioning the authority’s website address and advertising a non-registered project. MahaRERA has taken this action on Suo-Motu basis.Of the 8 realty developers, builder Tridhatu Morya has been fined Rs 10 lakh for advertising a non-registered project. Rest of the 7 builders including Sumit Group, The Wadhwa […]

  • Meet the Amit Shah of China: How a professor-turned-politician powers Xi Jinping
    on March 12, 2018 at 9:02 am

    Now that a constitutional amendment abolishes presidential term limits, it has become possible for China's president Xi Jinping to rule as long as he lives. China's shift from a collective rule indicates how it prizes Xi who has articulated the ambition of China becoming the world leader by displacing the US. Xi has turned China from an inward nation to a country focused on winning the world. Behind Xi's ideological offensive is brainy professor-turned-politician Wang Huning who has guided two […]

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