Doping in sports: What India can learn from Russian case
The Russian case is an opportunity for India to put its house in order. While at one level many saw it coming and were ready for it, activists and analysts have welcomed the move as a stern message to dope cheats. No country has the right to play foul and get away is the sentiment and to think that many worthy athletes had to miss out because dope cheats.
Yohan Blake accuses IAAF president of harming the sport
Yohan Blake admitted that the loss of that medal in Bolt’s final race still haunted h...
What sports taught Sahil Vora: Humility, perseverance and staying passionate
The SILA boss said playing sports taught him many lessons that h...
SsangYong to join Mahindra-Ford alliance in product sharing
Both the B (B772) and C segment SUVs (W601), which are under development for the JV company, will be shared by Ssangyong Motor Company. Similarly, products made by Ssangyong may be used by Ford for the global markets. A senior management of Ford may soon be visiting Korea to discuss the execution of this plan, new resports said.
We are not running behind No.1 in volumes; focusing on profitable, sustainable business: Audi India Head Balbir Singh Dhillon
"A lot of opportunities have opened up, thanks to the government’s 2,500 cars import regulation without homologation. It can open up new segments for us. This can also help us in experimenting with products, the E-Tron electric SUV for example", said Balbir Singh Dhillon.
Aryaman Birla takes break from cricket to focus on mental health, says was coping with severe anxiety related to the sport
Birla said he is taking an undefined sabbatical from cricket.
Nissan touches highest-ever monthly exports in December
ET had reported in November that the Franco-Japanese alliance factory Renault Nissan Automotive India was targeting to close the current fiscal with 15% jump in production on the back of strong exports demand for the Nissan Sunny and local demand for the Renault Triber.
MG Motor India sells 3,021 units of Hector in December
"As a new entrant in the Indian market, the robust sales momentum of our first offering, the Hector, has been very encouraging. We are working closely with our global and local suppliers to increase the production of the Hector in 2020 to support the booking backlog," said Rakesh Sidana, director for sales, MG Motor India.
Tata Motors hopes to turn the corner in FY21, riding new cars and a low-cost model
In a market where passenger vehicle sales shrank 18% since the fiscal year started in April, Tata Motors' sales fell 25-30%.
View: Sport is about bravado, but it's not worth dying for
Sport is often about bravado and tales of batsmen scoring centuries with a broken finger or fast bowlers going through spells with debilitating back pain are things of folklore. But there is a significant difference between playing through pain and risking permanent brain damage.
Questions for 2020: Electric affordable cars?
Tata Motors is confident that EVs are getting more affordable in India, especially in the fleet segment. It’s a different story in the personal segment for individual buyers. This is because GoI incentivizes commercial fleet-owners with FAME II and GST concessions. Individual buyers are eligible only for a few tax concessions.
Indian luxury car market to be flat in 2020, growth to return in 2021: Audi
German automobile company Audi is cautiously optimistic about the year that will mark the transition to stricter emission norm BS-VI. "In terms of growth estimates for the luxury car market, we estimate it to remain flat in 2020 and we are hopeful of positive growth starting 2021," Audi India Head Balbir Singh Dhillon said.
2020 Tokyo Olympics medal prediction: India expected to be among biggest gainers
That's the easy part in a forecast done by Gracenote Sports about which countries will win the most Olympic medals. Gracenote supplies analysis for leagues around the world and has had a solid track record forecasting recent Olympics. The United States and China are easy to handle. The tough part is figuring out how to deal with Russia.
Kick off 2020 in vogue: Japan's floating hotels, Seychelles's private submarine refine luxe cruising
Royal Caribbean is opening the second phase of its $250 million Perfect Day at CocoCay island in January.
M&M unit SsangYong on the lookout for a strategic investor
The development comes in the wake of calls from financial institutions to Mahindra to inject more funds into the South Korean firm, given its deteriorating bottom line. SsangYong’s net losses had more than tripled year on year to about $160 million (185.5 billion won) during the first nine months of 2019.
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