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Gems & jewellery exports drop 3.46% in 2015-16

Gems and jewellery exports continued its shrinkage in 2015-16 as total exports declined by 3. 46 per cent while exports of both cut and polished diamonds and gold jewellery

Ramdev needs more than patriotism...

Last Tuesday, yoga guru Baba Ramdev went to town that his FMCG flagship Patanjali Ayurved will double its turnover to Rs 10,000 crore this year and invest about Rs 1,000

Govt refuses to recall 1% excise duty on jewellery

Government in Rajya Sabha on Thursday refused to budge from its stance on levying 1 per cent excise duty on non-silver jewellery saying luxury items cannot be kept out of

Apple gets nod to open retail outlets in India

Paving the way for Apple to open its own retail stores in India, the government has exempted the iPad and iPhone manufacturer from local sourcing norms, a precondition for setting

M&M to bring electric commercial vehicles

Mahindra and Mahindra, India’s third largest commercial vehicle maker by sales, is foraying into electric commercial vehicles to be future ready in Asia’s third biggest economy.
“After introducing alternative fuel

Malls up entertainment quotient to lure customers

When online and mobile channels of shopping are growing fast and forcing retailers to adopt omni-channel strategy, malls too are re-inventing themselves. In the new scenario, malls are converting

Isuzu opens Rs 3000cr plant at Sri City in AP

Isuzu Motors India (IMI) has started rolling out its ‘Made in India’ vehicles, as the company’s manufacturing plant in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, started its commercial production on Wednesday.

Hyundai launches Creta automatic transmission petrol

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacture, has launched automatic transmission for its popular sports utility vehicle (SUV) Creta petrol at Rs 12.86 lakh at Delhi showroom

Telephone subscriber base increases to 105 cr in Feb

The total telephone subscriber base in the country rose marginally in February to 105. 18 crore on the back of growth in wireless users even as wireline base continues to

Bullion mkt shut for 2nd day as jewellers dig in heels

Bullion market in the national capital remained closed for the second straight day today as jewellers refused to budge from their stand against the budgetary proposal to levy one per

  • BA in merger talks with Qantas

    British Airways said it is in talks with Australia’s Qantas Airways about a potential merger, sending its shares soaring as it confirmed

  • Axis introduces HDTV network camera

    Axis Communications introduces a network camera, AXIS Q1755, with HDTV performance in compliance with the SMPTE standard in resolution, colour

  • Spark, Aveo wins J D Power award

    US carmaker General Motors on Tuesday said it has won J D Power Asia Pacific 2008 award for its two cars Chevrolet Spark and Aveo U-VA produced by

  • Volvo to temporarily shut production

    Volvo, the world’s second largest maker of trucks, will temporarily shut production of trucks and construction equipment in response to demand that

  • Jet, United Airlines to join hands

    Jet Airways will forge a frequent flyer partnership with the United Airlines, one of the largest international carriers based in the United States,

  • Dell not launching music player

    Dell has decided not to launch its ambitious digital music player tied to online entertainment software before the holidays, The Wall Street Journal

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    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation

    Personalised medicine has limited uses in terms of prediction of diseases, yet it can be helpful in drug targeting and finding out

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    KK Mohanty
    Managing director
    Gammon Infra

    Market situation has improved since the new government came to power. We expect the QIP issue to go through in two to three months.

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    Ajay Kapur
    Chief executive officer
    Ambuja Cements

    The company expects construction acitivity to pick up pace despite the challenging macro-economic conditions, considering the favourable announcements

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    Rajiv Lall
    Managing Director

    There is no clarity on why TAQA took the decision, though they have said there has been a change in priorities.


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