RBI survey shows investment is picking up, says governor Shaktikanta Das
Citing the survey results, the RBI governor said that the manufacturing firms have increased investments in fixed assets. 45.6 % of the funds available with them were deployed in fixed asset as compared to 18.9% last year, the governor highlighted. The survey also showed that companies are using surplus funds to deleverage their books.
Bypoll numbers show BJP making inroads into old Mysore region
Several districts including Chikkaballapura and Mandya have witnessed BJP's vic...
Is India's growth story over? Not quite. History shows there have been ups and downs in the past too
Each time the economy hits a low, there ...
Positive effects of 2nd Modi-Xi informal summit are showing: China
Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong said that discussions were underway between the two sides to operationalise a high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanism to further boost bilateral trade and investment as decided by Modi and Xi.
Construction equipment sales show revival signs
According to two industry insiders, the industry reported marginally improved sales over preceding months in Sept, Oct & Nov although none of these months recorded growth YoY. Construction equipment include machines used for earth moving, road building, handling concrete, material handling, and material processing, among other special equipment.
Autocar show: 2020 Jaguar XE First drive review
The Jaguar XE has just been refreshed. Renuka Kirpalani gives you an overview of all the changes on this new XE. The drive was in UK and was...
Autocar show: Mercedes-Benz GLE India First drive review
It won't be launching until next month, but we've got you an exclusive first drive of the new-generation Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV on Indian roa...
A health check of NBFCs shows nascent recovery
Glimmers of improvement in the sector come almost 18 months after the first default by the IL&FS Group.
Cultural barriers hinder interest in science, shows 3M study
In an interview to ET’s Rica Bhattacharyya, Seth talks about the reasons for people’s confidence slipping in science, barriers to science career and the role academia can play to promote interest in science among the younger generation.
Porsche bets rich Indians will pay to show off electric cars
Local duties in India make imported luxury cars about 2.5 times more expensive than what they cost in Europe -- a reason cited by Elon Musk for ignoring the market so far -- but that’s no deterrent for prospective buyers, accordion to Pavan Shetty, director at Porsche India. But, Porsche is planning to start selling its electric Taycan model in India next year.
CAB shows BJP’s ignorance about Assamese sensitivities: Tarun Gogoi
My government proposed NRC for a different reason and with a different approach. It was mainly to expose BJP’s allegations that there were 50-60 lakh illegal (Muslim) immigrants in Assam and also to find out the exact number of foreigners, says former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.
Twinkle Khanna can't get enough of her onion earrings; gives hubby Akshay 'best present award'
The earrings were earlier designed for actress Kareena Kapoor Khan.
Retail asset quality shows stress signs
Auto loan NPAs have increased six basis points to 1.16 per cent from 1.10 per cent in June 2019.
Travellers show little interest in Kashmir
Business to Kashmir is very slow, both for Indian and foreign travellers. Comparing it to last year's records which was not good either, this season witnessed a dip of 50%. Although hotels are operational, there have been hardly any bookings. Internet blockade continues to be a huge detterent, putting off the visitors.
IIP-CPI mix shows India entering 'stagflationary' phase: Analysts
Core inflation, which excludes items like food and fuel, has been on a downward trajectory.
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