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Marico vs Godrej Consumer Products: Which stock looks more promising amid slowdown?

Consumer goods majors Marico and Godrej Consumer Products reported divergent revenue growth trajectories in the quarter gone by. In both cases, margins expanded, with Marico continuing to put up a better operating performance in recent times. We prefer Marico because of its better financials and convincing moats, particularly in the domestic market. Q1 FY20 review Marico – Revenue growth was driven by healthy volumes Read More


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Damian Hinds signals extra funds for special needs education

  Children protest in Parliament Square to highlight the funding crisis in special education needs and disabilities (Send). Photograph: Imageplotter/Rex/Shutterstock Spending on children with special educational needs and disabilities is expected to be increased after the education secretary said the government recognised the urgent need to relieve pressures on families, councils and schools. Although Damian Hinds declined to put a Read More


13 Ways to Determine What Global Markets Fit Your Business Model

For any organization, no matter the size, going global is a major decision that can either make or break your business. If done right, expanding internationally can bring significant success and profit and be a driving force for your company’s continued growth. Small and medium-sized businesses, in particular, are keen on benefiting from the opportunities a new market presents. According to FedEx Read More


2017 BMW X3 shows off tweaked design in new spy shots

Our spy photographers have stumbled upon the 2017 BMW X3 on test in Germany. The spy shots include image of the standard car as well as the high performance M variant also.  It will be showcased sometime next year and subsequently go into production a few months later. The first look itself tells us that the X3 will be larger Read More


Sony ‘a99 II’ camera launched in India, priced at Rs 2.49 lakh

New Delhi: Sony India on Thursday launched a new flagship camera, the ‘a99 II’ that comes with 42.4 megapixel resolution and dual SD card slot. Priced at Rs 249,990, the ‘a 99 II’ is an `A-mount` interchangeable lens camera for high resolution and continuous shooting at high-frame rates. The all new and upgraded `a99 II` camera will be available at Read More


Offer still on: Airtel on Apple iPhone 7 scheme

New Delhi: Soon after reports emerged that Bharti Airtel website page — where an offer “Apple iPhone 7 at Rs 19,990 on Airtel” was highlighted — returned a 404 error message, the telecom company confirmed that “the offer is still on”. “The offer is very much on. The site will be up and running soon,” a source in the company Read More


Maruti to launch all new Ignis soon

Maruti Ignis is the next micro SUV. This will be smaller than the Vitara Brezza and will be the entry-level car to the Nexa Range. Maruti had showcased it at the 2016 Auto Expo. This will open up an entirely new segment that will help the company to enhance its sales. Here is a detailed preview of this new compact Read More


The Spell of Sylvia Dyer

India has grown up before Sylvia Dyer’s eyes. She was 19 when Independence came and remembers a letter arriving from the British High Commission in Calcutta asking her Anglo-Indian mother to move to the United Kingdom because they could no longer be responsible for their safety. “Where do we go? This is our country, our home, the only home we’ve Read More


Quality of engineers very sub-standard in India: ‘Metro man’ E Sreedharan

‘Metro man’ E Sreedharan on Thursday said that engineering institutes in the country are producing engineers of “very sub-standard” quality while underlining the paradox wherein IITians are heading to foreign countries for higher studies or better employment. Addressing a gathering here, Sreedharan appealed to the engineers to get a “different orientation, standard and mission for handling various infrastructure projects for Read More


RSS worships weapons on Dussehra to only use them against Dalits: Prakash Ambedkar

Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Dr BR Ambedkar, on Wednesday launched a virulent attack against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), alleging that the weapons displayed by the organisation on Dussehra are meant to be used against Dalits as Muslims have slipped under its radar. Prakash called upon Dalits to end the Hindu right-wing organisations’ “project of Manuvad”. “I want to ask Read More