Maruti Suzuki’s March sales up 16 percent

Mumbai, April 1 : Passenger automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki on Friday reported a 15.9 percent growth in total sales for March. The company’s total sales stood at 129,345 units during the month — up from an off-take of 111,555 units during the corresponding period of 2015. According to the automobile manufacturer, its total sales in […]

Indian Oil Corp. bids for fuel trade with Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, April 1 : Indian state-run company Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has bid for fuel trade with Myanmar, the media reported on Friday. Myanmar Petroleum Products Enterprise (MPPE) offered the tender to cooperate as a joint venture for import, storage, distribution and sale of all petroleum products except liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and […]

‘More focus needed in India to combat cyber challenges’

By Aparajita Gupta Gurgaon, April 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described cyber-related threats as a global risk to bloodless war, while Home Minister Rajnath Singh calls it the biggest challenge for India. Experts also say India is particularly vulnerable, including its businesses. Shree Parthasarathy, partner, Deloitte in India, told IANS that though the […]

Asia likely to face severe water crisis by 2050: Study

New York, April 1 : Asia, the continent that houses roughly half the world’s population, will face a “high risk of severe water stress” by 2050 if the current environmental, economical and population growth persists, warns a new study. The study points out that water shortages are not simply the results of climate change and […]