Upcoming new Maruti Suzuki cars to launch in India in 2017-18; Vitara Brezza Petrol, S-Cross facelift, new Swift, Ciaz facelift & Suzuki Vitara

  Maruti Suzuki started the year 2017 with a bang by launching the Maruti Suzuki Ignis in January 2017. This was followed by the launch of Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS in March, while the Maruti Suzuki Dzire 2017 was launched in May 2017. The DZire has so far received well over 44,000 bookings since launch in India. The Indo-JapaneseRead More

GST to be launched on June 30 midnight in Parliament

The new indirect tax regime — The Goods and Services Tax (GST) — will be launched at the midnight of June 30 in the Central Hall of Parliament in an hour-long event that will evoke memories of the “Tryst with Destiny” moment of 1947. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra ModiRead More

Ford investing $900 million in Kentucky plant for SUVs

  LOUISVILLE — Ford Motor will invest $900 million in Louisville’s Kentucky Truck Plant to build the revamped Expedition and Lincoln Expedition SUV, a move that is expected to secure 1,000 jobs. The announcement, coming on the same day that Ford said it will shift production of its Focus compact car to China, gave officialsRead More

Looking for insights in all the wrong places

Recently, an article appeared in the New York Times titled, “Why You Should Read Books You Hate.” I didn’t read it. I already practice what the article was advocating: I only read writing by those with whom I disagree. I have rationalized this habit by proclaiming: I already know what I think, so I amRead More

Minors can easily buy cigarettes in Mumbai, survey finds

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day , a survey has pointed towards the rampant sale of loose cigarettes in the city in blatant violation of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It also found that minors can easily buy cigarettes from shops, most of which did not display warning boards. UnderRead More

Facebook Struggles in Legal Fight to Keep the Oculus Rift on Shelves

  Facebook was back in federal court today to plead with a judge to reject ZeniMax’s request to halt sales of the Oculus Rift headset. The argument by Facebook’s lawyers could work, but it sure doesn’t make the company’s defense against the original suit look any stronger. In February, a jury ordered Facebook to payRead More