Arshad Khan

Is purchasing a diesel car a wise decision anymore?

The share of diesel cars in the overall passenger car segment has come down to around 22 per cent, against a high of nearly 50 per cent in 2012-13.

12 Nov 2018

Auto sales rise in October after months of decline

After witnessing negative growth for successive months, the passenger vehicle (PV) market showed signs of revival in October.

10 Nov 2018

Telecom firms roll out alternatives to Aadhaar

Private players, including Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel, earlier this week said that they had started rolling out the same to replace the Aadhaar-based electronic verification process. 

09 Nov 2018

BSNL, others launch alternate digital KYC process for new connections across circles

To show how the new procedure of alternative digital KYC would work and their readiness, the telecom operators will have proof of concept (PoC) events at two locations- one urban and one rural.

09 Nov 2018

High insurance, fuel costs spoil carmakers’ party

Rising fuel prices affected the less fuel efficient utility vehicle (UV) segment, with MSIL’s UV sales contracting by 11.2 per cent.

02 Nov 2018

India climbs to 77 in ease of doing business rankings

In the World Bank’s latest Ease of Doing Business rankings, India has climbed 23 places to the 77th spot for 2018.

01 Nov 2018

Civil Aviation MoS Jayant Sinha asks Finance Minister to bring Air Turbine Fuel under GST

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Monday asked Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to include Air Turbine Fuel (ATF or jet fuel) under the GST framework. S

30 Oct 2018

Aviation sector under pressure despite promising outlook

Analysts also expressed concerns on banks’ reluctance to provide funds for some airlines, especially Jet Airways, since the sector already has a history of defaulting (Kingfisher).

28 Oct 2018

MSIL backs CNG, to be BS-VI ready before deadline

Applauding the oil ministry’s effort to set up 10,000 CNG stations in the next 10 years, RC Bhargava, chairman of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

26 Oct 2018

Hyundai aims to regain lost turf with new Santro

The 1,100-cc engine Santro comes in petrol and compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel variants.

24 Oct 2018

Sales picking up after a weak start in festive season: Hero MotoCorp

A weak sentiment caused by rising fuel prices, bearish stock market and price hike by automakers has dimmed this year’s festival season for manufacturers. 

23 Oct 2018

‘Life insurance industry set to grow at 12-15%’

Even as the equity market is going through a correctional phase, India’s life insurance market continues to grow at a healthy pace.

22 Oct 2018

Aadhaar for e-KYC optional in cities; its the only option in villages

While retail outlets of TSPs in cities are giving an option of activating sim cards through other identity proofs, in villages, Aadhaar continues to be the only option.

21 Oct 2018

SIP investments soar despite market woes

Mutual fund industry garnered Rs 7,727 crore through SIPs in September, a surge of 40 per cent from the year-ago period, as per the Association of Mutual Funds in India.

15 Oct 2018

‘Gold, international investments can be hedge against volatility’

Apart from remaining invested in a volatile market, investment in gold and foreign funds can hedge off inflationary pressure of currency depreciation and give returns.

15 Oct 2018