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Shifting world trade patterns and what they imply for India

Shifting world trade patterns and what they imply for India

The dollar’s strength sent exports down by $3 billion -- but imports fell much more sharply, by $10 billion. Markets were stunned when China’s latest trade data were released earlier this week. China saw a 15 per cent drop in exports in March 2015 (compared with March 2014), and imports also dipped 12 per cent. Projections for Chinese growth were accordingly pared down to seven per cent, or just below that level. For the powerhouse of global trade to register these numbers suggests ..., 1 day ago

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E-auction of coal mines: Will cartels trump the consumers?

The Modi government’s e-auction policy for coal, meant to shield the consumer against hike in electricity charges, has already led to serious allegations of cartelisation among the bidding corporates. Matters came to such a pass that the government at one point last week was considering inviting the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe the matter, reports Sheela Bhatt/ Is the Narendra Modi government’s policy for the e-auction of coal sustainable? The question is on ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Will govt's new initiatives bring a bonanza for the states?

The centre’s promise of a new deal for the states is a welcome development, whatever may be its shortcomings, explains A K Bhattacharya. States are in the news these days. Everybody seems to be worried about how the states should get a better deal from the Centre. In recent weeks, many announcements have been made to show how the government’s new initiatives will result in significant financial gains for the states. Going by such claims, it would appear that it is now time to ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Reviving SpiceJet is akin to starting up again

Starting a new airline from scratch is not an easy task in India. Fixing one that’s almost reached the brink is even less so. Ajay Singh, former promoter of SpiceJet and now in control of the Gurgaon-headquartered airline, is grappling with many imponderables -- including oil prices -- and is finding the going anything but smooth. Consider what he has on his plate. To start with, he has to convince the lessors who have been threatening to take back their aircraft not to do so -- a total ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

This week’s digest of stories that are weird, true and funny. 1) Underwear models brighten up London Underground A group of underwear models transformed a London Underground platform into a catwalk as passengers looked on in disbelief. The stunning girls strutted their stuff in little more than knickers and bras. But Northern Line commuters need not expect this early morning surprise every day as it was the launch of lingerie brand Bluebella’s spring-summer collection. ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Vodafone rings in the need for speed for IPL

The company backs ‘fastest network’ claim with speedtest data; to form the theme for its IPL campaign, made up of short and frequent advertisments Memorable campaigns never stop haunting the brands that move on to other themes. So, Vodafone India officials ruefully say, “Damned if you do, damned if you don’t,” on being asked, for the umpteenth time, when the egg-headed Zoozoos will be next seen in its campaigns. The Indian Premier League 2015 is here, and so is ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Malaysia passes strict anti-terrorism law to counter IS risk

Malaysia’s Parliament on Tuesday passed a tough anti-terrorism bill to deal with “extraordinary” threats posed by terror entities such as the Islamic State, a move denounced by opponents as a harsh blow for civil rights. After 15 hours of heated debate, the parliament passed the ‘Prevention of Terrorism Bill’ without any amendments. The bill will allow those involved or commissioned to carry out terrorist acts to be detained for years and have their movements ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Appetite for gold back, import at 4-year high

The consumer sentiment hasn’t been hit by the high import duty Image: A goldsmith shop owner displays gold pieces at a gold market. Photograph: Azad Lashkari/Reuters Indian consumers’ appetite for gold has increased again, with imports in 2014-15 rising to a four-year high, close to levels seen in the pre-import control days of 2012-13. Gold smuggled into the country, which has increased in the past two years due to a high 10 per cent import duty, is estimated at 200 tonnes a year ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Small SUV and sedan on Toyota's radar

It is the global leader in car sales but in India, is a distant fifth.  Japan’s Toyota, which operates through a joint venture with the Kirloskars, has been criticised for a sluggish pace of operations.  Realising the vulnerability of product gaps in its range, Toyota Kirloskar Motors has started work on two new projects, aimed at products that have never been a part of its portfolio.  One is on a new compact sports utility vehicle (SUV), positioned under Rs 10 lakh, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

I-T dept collects over Rs 3,500 crore from non-filers

The Income Tax department has issued over 20 lakh ‘intimations’ and collected Rs 3,569 crore (Rs 35.69 billion) in the current financial year from those taxpayers who had either not filed their tax returns or did so incorrectly. Under its 'non-filers tracking management system', an intelligence based project which was launched two years back, the I-T department tracked high-value transactions being made by entities and individuals across the country who were either not reported to ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Grandkids sue Vijaypat Singhania over inheritance  Rediff.com2 weeks ago ED attaches properties worth Rs 225 crore in Jagan Mohan Reddy's money laundering case  Jagran Post1 month ago
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