Archive for July 12th, 2019

Sales doldrums

The Indian automotive industry is suffering from the longest prolonged sales decline in years. How can we boost buys?

The mood inside the offices of major automotive manufacturers, dealerships as well as on the shop floors of the factories that manufacture cars and motorcycles is sombre, for these are indeed…

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Women more vulnerable in car accidents than men: Study

New York Jul 12:  Researchers have found that women are significantly more likely to suffer injuries than their male counterparts in frontal car crashes.

Researchers said that belted female occupants have 73 per cent greater odds of being seriously injured in frontal car crashes compared to belted males (after controlling…

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Fadnavis performs “mahapuja” at Lord Vitthaltemple

Mumbai, Jul 12 (PTI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday performed the “mahapuja” of Lord Vitthaland Goddess Rukminiin the temple town of Pandharpur on the occasion of `Ashadhi Ekadashi’.

Vithal Chavan and his wife Prayag were the `warkaris’ (pilgrims) who got the opportunity to perform the rituals alongside the chief…

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Trump says cryptocurrency is ‘not money’

Washington, Jul 12 (AFP) Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was “not money” and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations.

“I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value…

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Pak shells forward posts along LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

Jammu, Jul 12 (PTI) The Pakistan Army on Friday violated ceasefire by firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch districts, drawing befitting retaliation from Indian troops, a defence PRO said.

“At about 0800…

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Modi meets BJP’s women MPs over breakfast

New Delhi, Jul 12 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women MPs of the BJP over breakfast at his residence on Friday, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party.

The party’s MPs have been divided into seven groups and Modi…

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Rupee slips 10 paise to 68.54 vs USD in early trade

Mumbai, Jul 12 (PTI) The rupee opened on a cautious note and fell 10 paise to 68.54 against the US dollar in early trade Friday ahead of the release of key macro-economic data.

Forex traders said the rupee is trading in a narrow range ahead of the release…

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