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Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17


Smartphone makers seek growth in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Smartphone manufacturers are in a race to capture the bottom of India's economic pyramid as they battle for customers in the fast-growing low-end market where analysts say opportunities are vast.

8 Sep 2014 09:21


Shoes that show you where you're going

NEW DELHI, INDIA: "Wizard of Oz" heroine Dorothy only had to click her ruby red slippers together and they would spirit her home to Kansas.

1 Sep 2014 08:27


Intex smartphone costs just $33

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Intex, the manufacturer of a new $33 smartphone billed as India's cheapest said it aims to sell 500,000 devices in the next three months in what it called a "new era" for the market.

28 Aug 2014 12:49


India is no longer a land of 'snake charmers and black magic'

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a "digital India" could compete with the world and hailed its information technology professionals for banishing the country's image as a land of "snake charmers and black magic".

18 Aug 2014 08:40


Tata Motors' profit triples on JLR sales

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tata Motors, India's top vehicle group, on Monday (10 February) reported a tripling of quarterly net profit in a sterling performance by British luxury brand Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), which offset dismal domestic sales.

11 Feb 2014 07:42


Tata's new Nano now with power steering

MUMBAI, INDIA: India's struggling Tata Nano, launched in 2009 as the world's cheapest car, unveiled a new, pricier variant of the jelly-bean-shaped car now with power-steering in a bid to boost flagging sales.

14 Jan 2014 09:11


Telecommunications pact between Reliance and Bharti

NEW DELHI - Two of India's billionaire tycoons announced a pact that will see them share telecommunications infrastructure that may accelerate roll-out of communication services in the fiercely competitive sector while cutting costs of using these technologies.

13 Dec 2013 06:05


India's Ratan Tata sees brighter future for Nano

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's struggling Tata Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car, could still have a strong future with a more upmarket image, claims Tata group tycoon Ratan Tata, as the company looks to give the hatchback a new start.

2 Dec 2013 08:20


India car sales post steepest drop in decade

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's car sales fell nearly five percent year-on-year in the first half of the financial year due to the weak economy. This is the steepest drop in a decade, according to data released on Tuesday (8 October).

9 Oct 2013 07:38


Nokia says India 'least favourite market': report

Tax problems lead to Nokia criticism of India as its "least favourable market"in which to operate.

26 Aug 2013 05:42


Counterfeit medicine trade targets Africa's poor

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: From Cameroon to Ivory Coast, Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), traders in counterfeit drugs do a thriving business with the utmost cynicism and sometimes at the cost of human lives.

24 Aug 2013 09:25


Tata rebrands 'world's cheapest car' to boost sales

MUMBAI, INDIA: India's top vehicle manufacturer Tata Motors says it plans to reposition the Nano as a "smart city car" after its marketing pitch as the world's cheapest vehicle resulted in disappointing sales.

22 Aug 2013 12:42


India's car sales drop for ninth time

NEW DELHI INDIA: India's car sales slid by over seven percent in July, marking a ninth month of decline, industry data showed on Monday (12 August), as an economic slump and high borrowing costs discouraged buyers.

13 Aug 2013 11:35


Indian employees fired after GM's recall

NEW DELHI, INDIA: General Motors said on Saturday (27 July) it has fired "several employees" after violations of company policy led to the recall of 114,000 of its Chevrolet Tavera sport-utility vehicles in India.

29 Jul 2013 07:28


Datsun back in India as brand returns

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Japanese car company Nissan resurrected its iconic Datsun marque on Monday (15 July) as it launched its new generation of vehicles for economy-minded buyers in emerging markets.

16 Jul 2013 08:48


India's car sales drop 12% in May

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Car sales in India slid by over 12% in May, data showed Tuesday (11 June), marking an unprecedented seventh month of decline as an industry body warned that layoffs now loomed in the once-booming sector.

12 Jun 2013 08:49


Nokia sued in India for unpaid taxes

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Struggling Finnish phone company Nokia said last week the Indian tax officials had demanded the company pay taxes worth US$363m, but a court order has prevent the payment.

2 Apr 2013 06:58


Car sales slump in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Car sales in India's once-booming passenger market plunged nearly 26% last month on an annual basis, their worst performance in 12 years, industry figures showed on Monday (11 March).

12 Mar 2013 07:19


Bigger is better says motor industry

Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.

11 Mar 2013 07:32

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