Hyundai and Kia shares take a plunge in South Korea over misquoting fuel efficiency of its vehicles


The shares of Hyundai and Kia Motors have taken a hit following controversy over the misquoting of their fuel efficiency figures to the consumers. Both the companies have however said that they are going to compensate their consumers for the losses that they may have incurred over misquote. Going by the estimates of payouts thatContinue reading “Hyundai and Kia shares take a plunge in South Korea over misquoting fuel efficiency of its vehicles”

First time car buyers in India are shifting from the entry level cars to premium hatchbacks


The times of small cars like Maruti Alto, 800 and Hyndai Santro has now started changing. Interest of first time car buyers is now shifting towards premium hatchbacks like Maruti Swift, Swift Dzire, Hyndai i20, Ford Figo, Honda Brio and Toyota Etios owing to the surge in disposable that India has witnessed riding on itsContinue reading “First time car buyers in India are shifting from the entry level cars to premium hatchbacks”

Moody’s chief economist calls Sandy storm as one of the most economically damaging in US history


Chief economist at Moody’s, Mark Zandi has termed the Superstorm Sandy as to be most economically wrecking in US history. The bill assigned to the destruction in US caused by Sandy is an astounding US$50Bn. Katrina, 9/11 and Hurricane Andrew are the only other disasters to have taken place in the past that caused economicContinue reading “Moody’s chief economist calls Sandy storm as one of the most economically damaging in US history”

Week beginning from 5th Nov,2012 may see activity directed towards specific stocks in Indian Stock Markets (NSE and BSE)


Equity research analysts have pointed out that the coming week beginning from 5th November,2012 will see activity in stock market directed towards specific stocks. Experts formed their opinion based on the concerted activity going in blue chip stocks in the Indian stock market like Bharti Airtel, Tata Motors and SBI to name some of them.Continue reading “Week beginning from 5th Nov,2012 may see activity directed towards specific stocks in Indian Stock Markets (NSE and BSE)”

Diwali spending of India Inc. has taken a hit from inflationary pressures


Recently a survey conducted by ASSOCHAM has revealed that owing to the sluggish economic activity, India Inc. spending on Diwali has witnessed a fall in 2012. More than 150 corporate entities were part of this survey that came from different sectors. These corporate belonged to 10 cities that included Mumbai also. Survey findings pointed atContinue reading “Diwali spending of India Inc. has taken a hit from inflationary pressures”

NTRO station set-up in Naxal affected Chhatisgarh: Is it a long term solution to the 45-year-old movement?


On 31st October, 2012 National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) was established, to contain the Naxalite movement by tracing naxal cadres’ movement and sending UAVs to get their location for security forces operations, in the heavily naxal-affected state of Chhattisgarh. The infrastructure set up by NTRO consists of five satellite-linked terminal stations at its respective locationContinue reading “NTRO station set-up in Naxal affected Chhatisgarh: Is it a long term solution to the 45-year-old movement?”

Dwand / Impasse


Dwand  Ek saans sang aaye zindagi, Ek saans sang dafan ho jaaye, Ek kiran roshni jo bhar de aalam, Ek kiran roshni sab dhundla chod jaye, Kya janoon main, kya doon main bhoola, Sab us jhroke mein ghum ho jaye. ——– Impasse (English Translation of Dwand) Life comes with a breath, And is trapped inContinue reading “Dwand / Impasse”

Take a trip to Baijiu brewery Niulanshan: Understand China from a different perspective


China has achieved a great deal of economic development in the past few decades and has shown the world that nothing sells like cheap goods. Liquor is one the commodities that earns governments highest number of taxes around the world. Though, Scottish wines seem to have earned a reputation around the world, owing to theContinue reading “Take a trip to Baijiu brewery Niulanshan: Understand China from a different perspective”