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Love Samsung smartphones? Want to buy? Company to offer finance to buyers

Samsung Electronics is to provide finance to potential smartphone buyers, a company executive said on Thursday, in a bid to boost smartphone sales in India where it faces fierce competition from rivals such as China`s Xiaomi. The financing product, for which Samsung has tied up with a local shadow banking firm, will help the South Korean tech group offer quick ... Read More »

10 TIMELESS cars we want back on the road: Maruti Zen to Mahindra Classic

There are some cars that leave a lasting impression on not just their buyers but also on every car aficionado worth his salt. These are the cars that you want to see on the road forever. While the production of these cars has stopped, you want them to return. True, one can always buy these cars from the used car ... Read More »

‘Not another Best Teacher mug’ – what teachers really want for Christmas

As festive tokens of appreciation they are all happily received. But the Christmas presents teachers get from pupils and parents can range from the obvious to the totally random. As parents shop for gifts and the end of term approaches, we asked Manchester’s hard-working teachers to tell us the presents they get, the presents they’d love to get – and ... Read More »

Panel: Sports fans want multiple options to watch games

How can you nourish sports superfans when it comes to watching games? Give them what they want, says Mark Cuban, tech investor and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Cuban made the suggestion during a panel discussion Tuesday at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in Beverly Hills. Amazon executive Jeffrey Blackburn and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban (right) say young ... Read More »

This Prosecco Advent Calendar Is All You’ll Want for Christmas

Christmas is coming early this year. Some people can’t wait for all the joy that the holidays bring. Between the deliciously filling food, cheerful gatherings, and plenty of champagne toasts, it’s no wonder so many people start counting down to the festive season. Now, there’s an even better way to ring in the most wonderful time of the year.  Product: Courtesy of ... Read More »

IIM Bill: HRD Minister says want to remove government interference, opposition praises move

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today received rare praise from the Opposition in the Lok Sabha for bringing a bill which seeks to usher in functional autonomy in the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) by restricting the government role. The Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017, provides for giving statutory powers to these institutions in their running including the ... Read More »

Fashion and lifestyle brands want their share of GST gains from department chains

With the introduction of GST, the tax on rentals can be set off against input tax credits available for other goods and services.  NEW DELHI: Indian and global manufacturers of fashion and lifestyle products have asked department store chains to pass on the benefits obtained from the new goods and services tax regime. Such companies told ET they were seeking “some margin benefits” from ... Read More »