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Michael Gonsalves
First Drive BMW 530d M Sport is luxury and fun to drive

The German luxury car maker BMW has launched the all-new BMW 5 Series to attract varied customers with an active lifestyle to personal taste.

Subhash Narayan
Interest-free, Rs 1 lakh loan for farmers soon

Farmers in the country have a reason to smile, as another booster package from the Narendra Modi government is in the works, which aims to provide interest-free loan up to Rs 1 lakh to small and ma

Sangeetha G.
Coffee market awaits monsoon report from Brazil

Coffee prices have not seen any major recovery after having fallen to 12-year lows last year.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Sugar production could fall

There are wide spread apprehensions that India’s sugar production might fall in 2019-20 as farmers are struggling to plant cane, thanks to a drought like situation in two of the country’s top sugar

Rajiv Nagpal
Yet more range bound moves

Unlike in the previous weeks, the Indian market showed more weakness compared to the international markets last week, as the mid-cap stocks remained mostly under pressure.

Rajiv Nagpal
Stay covered and hedged

The Nifty zig-zag moves in the last eight weeks have made trade a bit easy; buy the Nifty when it moves towards the lower end of the range--which is anywhere close to 10,650-- and sell it, or even

Sangeetha G.
Traders resent RIL bid to enter e-commerce

Traders, who have been critical of the operations of FDI-funded multi-national e-commerce biggies, are not happy about the entry of Reliance Industries either.

Subhash Narayan
US could offer oil at discount to compensate for Iran curbs

The US may offer higher quantities of oil and gas to India on concessional terms from its own reserves to help the country tide over Iran sanctions that propose to suck out close to 10 per cent of

Kuruvilla Pandikattu
Voice for freedom and equality

As most of us know Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to

DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: India needs a strong Centre

The Constitution of India established a Union of States with a federal structure.

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