Business  /  Published 11.11.18

Twin blow to bike sales

The increase in insurance premium and the rise in fuel prices have had a major impact on two-wheeler sales in India.“The insurance premium was a major factor for depressed market sentiments though t...
By Anasuya Basu in Milan

India  /  Published 28.10.19

Dry Diwali an answer to prayer in soggy October

Whoever could have imagined a wet Dhanteras and fervent attempts to dry damp crackers at many homes on Diwali? Diwali was a sunny day and clear night. But if Met records are anything to go by, October...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.19

‘Grim’ portent for auto dealers in Jamshedpur

The steel city won’t flaunt too many new wheels this year on Dhanteras. Both two- and four-wheeler dealers pointed to a slump in the market; some have witnessed fewer sales compared to last year whi...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.11.18

Dhanteras glitter back in Jharkhand markets

By The Telegraph in Jamshedpdur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Festive buys in times of market slowdown

The slump in the market seems to have hit Diwali and Bhai Phota sales. Across categories, from dry fruits hampers to costly electronic goods, shops are reporting a dip in sales. The preference seems t...
By Brinda Sarkar and Showli Chakraborty in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.10.19

Sales dip before festivals in Doomdooma

Assam witnessed heavy to very heavy rainfall on Thursday which affected preparations for Dhanteras, Diwali and Chhath. To make matters worse, the ongoing economic slowdown has cast a shadow on the fes...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Odisha  /  Published 05.11.18

Gold rush on Dhanteras in Odisha

Gold prices have shot past the Rs 32,000 per 10-gram mark since the last week of October. However, this could not dominate the spirit of gold buyers on Dhanteras on Monday.People across the state, inc...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneshwar

Bihar  /  Published 05.11.18

Bihar rushes to buy cars, bikes on Dhanteras

“We delivered 100 cars on Dhanteras, doing business of around Rs 6.5 crore which is really impressive,” he said. “We opened early today and will remain open till 8pm. We did not find any impact ...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 05.11.18

Bihar's Dhanteras: Gold, phones, LED TV sets

City jewellers reaped the benefits of Dhanteras on Monday as gold flew off the shelves. Most jewellery shops stayed open till late night to cash in on the demand for the yellow metal, buying which is...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna

Business  /  Published 01.11.18

Gold demand seen dipping this Diwali

The World Gold Council anticipates lower demand during the Dhanteras-Diwali period as a combination of factors such as rising prices, lack of liquidity and impeding elections in key states. Total dema...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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