None of your business

If I am not being too inquisitive, could you tell me what teacher said to your parents yesterday? Now, that’s not only being inquisitive, being intrusive too! Being intrusive means tending to intrude (especially on privacy) and that can be quite irritating at times. Overly personal questions can be intrusive and when you ask such unwelcome questions that’s intrusive behaviour. Celebrities […]

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Whisky business

When the Kenyan chef-restaurateur Kiran Jethwa visited India earlier this year to shoot Spirited Traveller, a show aired on Fox Life that discovers a country through its favourite beverages, he made Fried Whisky Ice Cream—chocolate ice cream flavoured with whisky, oranges and pistachio, dipped in jalebi batter, deep-fried and served with sugar syrup—for the Delhi episode. “I was […]

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Spreadtrum Expects 20 Percent Growth in India Business This Year

Mobile chipset firm Spreadtrum Communicationsexpects 20 percent growth in India business by end of this year on account of increase in demand for smartphones. “We have been growing in India in double digits since 2012-13. It is now second largest mobile phone market. We are expecting 20 percent business growth by end of this year compared […]

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GoJavas business declined 93% after loss of Snapdeal as customer, claims CEO Anand Rai

Anand Rai, the logistics executive who bought courier firm GoJavas from Snapdeal last year has alleged that the company’s business has fallen drastically since early this year after its early investor and largest customer Snapdeal stopped giving it orders. In an interaction with Moneycontrol soon after he filed a police complaint against Snapdeal founders Kunal […]

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‘Public sector doesn’t understand profit, business’

SpiceJet chairman and managing director Ajay Singh said on Friday that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) had become an additional burden on the civil aviation sector that needs to become globally competitive in order to boost tourism. “There is no shortage of ambition in the civil aviation sector but a lot needs to be […]

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Tata Motors upbeat on commercial vehicles business

Automotive major Tata Motors is upbeat on the company’s commercial vehicles business unit, where it expects to consolidate its market share up from 43 per cent now. “Putting behind concerns which had resulted in a slowdown in the CV business due to demonetisation, the transition from BS III to BS IV norms, and the GST […]

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Google in talks to buy HTC’s smartphone business

HTC hasn’t been financially successful for awhile now and it seems it’s now fully in danger of being consumed by a bigger company. In this case the rumors point to Google as the interested party. Apparently talks are being held between Google and HTC about a possible acquisition of HTC’s smartphone business (leaving the Vive […]

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Changes to business rates appeals system fears ignored ahead of start date

Of 287 responses to the consultation, not a single company or trade organisation wrote in support of the proposed system CREDIT: JOHN STILLWELL The Government pushed ahead with plans to overhaul the appeals system for business rates despite not receiving a single consultation response in support of them, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal. Businesses were consulted about the new […]

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