September 24, 2014
Ikea India, a subsidiary of Swedish furniture retailer Ikea AB, on Wednesday signed an MoU with the Telangana government for establishing its store in the state. Founded in 1943, Ikea is on...
May 7, 2014
South Korean consumer electronics major Samsung on Wednesday launched curved televisions in the Indian market priced between Rs 1 lakh and Rs 4.49 lakh to tap high-end buyers ahead of the upcoming...
March 19, 2014
Competition from synthetic carpets hits weavers in Eluru. Unavailability of raw material and manpower are also major problems affecting the carpet industry. Earlier, wool, a raw material for carpet making, used to be available in Warangal and parts of Tamil Nadu.
December 31, 2013
German brands dominate; JLR and Volvo Cars impress
September 19, 2013
Two Sri Lankan nationals have been detained and are being interrogated »
May 11, 2013
‘The panel is of the firm view that the idea is untenable’
March 20, 2013
The ebay Census 2012 revealed details on trends in online shopping among Hyderabadis
October 18, 2012
We take immense pride in being a literate and being ‘aware’ of issues that relate to our well being. But, most of us turn into downright ‘illiterates’ when it comes to consumer rights, leaving vas...
June 14, 2012
The proposal of the Petroleum Ministry for levying an additional excise of Rs.1.70-2.55 lakh on diesel cars and SUVs (sports utility vehicles) has raised the hackles of the automobile industry, wh...
June 7, 2012
Nikon India may be forced to increase prices of its cameras, if there is no abatement in the fall of the rupee, Nikon India Managing Director Hiroshi Takashina said.“The rupee fall has impa...
July 26, 2014
Customer turnout likely to go up from Friday. Sales of ‘tasbi’ (prayer beads), caps, dates, miswak (teeth-cleaning twig) and scarves have also gone up. The cost of these articles ranges from Rs. 60 to Rs. 2,000, say shopkeepers.
March 31, 2014
Any guess where the holiday crowds were this Ugadi?If you think that it was the bus station, railway station or airport, you are caught on the wrong foot. They were at the gold showrooms in...
January 27, 2014
L G Electronics India Ltd. is gearing up boost its market share by about four per cent at least in the room air-conditioner (AC) market during this year as the Korean electronics major has unveiled...
September 26, 2013
Kolkata will join the league of other three metros in getting a luxury mall with the scheduled opening of Quest mall from the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group.
The mall, set to be launched next wee...
August 20, 2013
Depreciating rupee value and increase in import duty cited as reasons for sharp hike »
April 26, 2013
Earthen pots, once a popular water storage cooler, are slowly getting erased from our memory.
November 30, 2012
Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover, on Friday, launched its all new version of sports utility vehicle Range Rover with price starting from Rs.1.72 crore (ex-showroom Delhi).
September 18, 2012
At Rs. 1,600, the item is to be sold at half the showroom cost »
June 11, 2012
The editorial “Diesel dilemma” (June 9) is vox populi. The government has to find out a way of subsidising owners of diesel motor cars. Diesel pollutes the environment more than petrol, as...
April 6, 2012
Amid widespread protests by jewellers against an increase in import duty on gold and excise duty on unbranded jewellery, Congress on Friday asked the government to consider their demands sympathet...