• Tue, Jan 22, 2019
  • Having established a global presence in the motorcycle market, Bajaj Auto is planning a comeback in the scooter segment and will soon launch an electric scooter in the Indian market, Bajaj Auto MD...
    Bajaj electric scooters to hit the road soon: MD
    He added the company was satisfied with its performance in terms of exports and was now planning to shift its energy and attention towards increasing its share in the domestic market. The announcement came as the company kicked off its new publicity campaign to redefine the Bajaj brand’s identity as ‘The World’s Favourite Indian’ to mark its dramatic transition from a domestic scooter maker to a global motorcycle powerhouse.Amid speculation about the launch of an electric scooter on Monday, the MD of India’s leading automobile company said: “The launch of the electric scooter will not happen today, but it will happen soon.”  However, Bajaj did not divulge any details of the scooter.  He added after doing well overseas and in the three-wheeler segment, the main focus of the company’s energy and attention in the near future was now shifting...
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  • Bankers urged to approach higher authorities in insolvency cases Bankers urged to approach higher authorities in insolvency cases

    Soon after the SBI put on sale its loan exposure in bankrupt Essar Steel, the government on Monday held a meeting to review the progress in the 12 biggest default cases and urged the bankers to take...

  • India to hit 7.5 percent, to emerge global growth leader in 2019-20: IMF India to hit 7.5 percent, to emerge global growth leader in 2019-20: IMF

    Updated: Jan, 22, 201902:01 AM

    The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook Update released by chief economist Gita Gopinath on Monday said that India’s economy is expected to grow by 7.5 per cent in the 2019-20...

  • WhatsApp limits 'forwards' to 5 chats for users globally to combat fake news WhatsApp limits 'forwards' to 5 chats for users globally to combat fake news

    WhatsApp will now globally limit message 'forwards' to five chats at a time, a practice it had introduced in India in July last year to crack down on spread of rumours and fake news through its...

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    Jaitley, 66, left for the US on January 13 for what was believed to be a medical check-up relating to his kidney ailment. He had undergone a renal transplant surgery in May 2018.

  • Nepal bank announces ban of Indian notes above Rs 100 Nepal bank announces ban of Indian notes above Rs 100

    Nepal's central bank has announced the ban of Indian currency notes with denominations above Rs 100.

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    The Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) rose to 4.88 per cent of the total advances, compared to 3.40 per cent during the third quarter ended on December 31, 2018.

  • Sensex jumps 250 points, Nifty tests 10,950 Sensex jumps 250 points, Nifty tests 10,950

    The 30-share BSE index jumped 228.12 points, or 0.63 per cent, to 36,614.73 in early trade. The NSE Nifty, too, rose 53.10 points, or 0.49 per cent, to 10,960.05.