Tuesday, 18 January, 2022


Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover struggles with debt as trade tensions, Brexit take a toll

The company could face further trouble if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on auto shipments to the US.

Hit hard by Netflix, digital surge, Australian legacy media giants team up

Google and Facebook are now soaking up the advertising dollars once spent on printed pages and classifieds.

Regulators step in, Indian and Singapore exchanges to revive talks

Tensions had erupted when Singapore's SGX announced plans to launch single-stock futures on Indian companies forcing India's NSE to sue it.

Blackstone to create India’s first real estate investment trust listing, to raise $1 billion

India's cash-starved firms, struggling to access liquidity in the current market conditions, could derive huge benefit from this potential deal. 

Shunning chase for returns helps India fund beat rivals, survive volatility

The Axis Bluechip Fund is up 25% over the past year to become India’s top performing large-cap fund.

Modi govt may push for mergers to tackle crisis in state-run banks

Apart from the insolvency and bankruptcy code, the govt may announce additional mechanisms to strengthen recovery and reduce NPA levels.

Boom in international stock markets drowns noise of impending trade war

US, Canadian, Australian and Indian stocks hit new highs drowning fears of a trade war.

Why tea from this Assam estate costs Rs 39,001 a kg, making it India’s most expensive

The orthodox tea from an estate in upper Assam yields a golden colour produce and is derived from a special variety of tea clone.

Xiaomi’s growth model already showing cracks despite loyal MiFans base in India

Data released by Counterpoint shows Samsung has dethroned Xiaomi in the June quarter as the leading Indian smartphone choice.

Under fire for ‘tax terrorism’, Modi govt to clear all dues and refunds by year-end

Move seen as a course correction after opposition slammed govt over frequent 'tax raids' on assesses in the name of black money.

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The plea was earlier dismissed by the High Court | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Modi govt will have to wait on All India Judicial Services. Top judiciary main opposition

AIJS aims to draw better talent to the district and subordinate judiciary but the higher judiciary does not want to give assertion over the lower courts.
A Life Insurance Corporation building in Kolkata, India | Bloomberg

Inside the all-out campaign to prepare for LIC’s mega IPO

A knock-out listing could see LIC raise as much as $10 billion from the IPO with a minimum dilution of 5%. That would make it the third biggest globally involving an insurer.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.