By Dr. Sawraj Singh
The biggest achievement of the just concluded BRICS summit in Goa was the revival of Russia- India friendship. This will promote peace and stability in Asia and the world. Russia and India together can change the equations of power between the east and the west toward restoring the balance of power in [...]
By Dr. Sawraj Singh
NEW YORK – In a bad news for Twitter, its last potential buyer Salesforce has decided not to make a bid to buy the struggling micro-blogging website.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff told the Financial Times that he has “walked away” from making a bid to buy Twitter.
Earlier, Google, Apple and Walt Disney also decided not to [...]
NEW DELHI – Passenger vehicle exports from India grew 15.38 pct in the first half of the ongoing fiscal with US auto majors Ford and General Motors emerging as surprise packages leading the charge, while their Korean and Japanese peers struggled to maintain momentum.
According to SIAM data, passenger vehicles exports in the April-September period were [...]
NEW DELHI – With over $1 billion (roughly 6,676 crores) in revenue already, India is poised to become one of the top four markets for technology giant Cisco in the next few years on the back of strong growth in government and enterprise business.
The $49-billion (roughly 3,27,222 crores) firm, which has some 11,000 employees in [...]
OTTAWA – Finance Minister Bill Morneau will unveil new measures on Monday aimed at slowing the flood of foreign money pouring into overheated housing markets like Vancouver and Toronto, a significant federal intervention in the sector.
Ottawa will close a tax loophole that allows non-residents to buy homes and later claim a tax exemption on the [...]
KOLKATA – Chinese electronics goods maker Lenovo on Monday said it considers India as a potential centre for manufacturing laptops.
“Pondicherry plant, where we are already manufacturing desktops, has the capacity and flexibility to manufacture laptops. The company will have to take a call on when to do it,” Dinesh Nair, director, consumer business, Lenovo India [...]
NEW DELHI – India’s market for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) is expected to more than double to $104 billion by 2020 from the present level of $49 billion, a research report said on Wednesday.
According to the Assocham-TechSci Research report, steady economic growth, rising share of organised retail, improving awareness, and a favourable demographic dividend [...]
LONDON - The pound slumped to a 31-year low against the dollar on Tuesday on concerns over the timing of Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, according to traders.
Britain’s currency also struck a fresh three-year low point against the euro, while the drops helped pushed London’s benchmark FTSE 100 stocks index up to a [...]
NEW DELHI – India and France on Friday signed the Euro 7.87-billion deal for Rafale fighter jets, equipped with latest missiles and weapon system besides multiple India-specific modifications that will give the IAF cutting edge capability over arch rival Pakistan.
The deal was signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his visiting French counterpart Jean Yves [...]
NEW DELHI – Betting big on the ‘Next Billion Users’, search giant Google on Monday announced five new products, specifically tailored for users in the world’s second-largest Internet market.
So there’s YouTube Go, a new app, which will function even when there is poor connectivity or none at all; the Google Assistant in Hindi inside messaging [...]