Suzuki Access 125 with Combined Braking System (CBS) Launched at Rs 58,980

June 11, 2018

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, has introduced the new Access 125 with Combined Brake System (CBS). Along with the CBS upgrade, the Access 125 Special Edition also receives a new colour option – Metallic Sonic Silver with Beige Coloured Leatherette seat. Talking about the launch, Sajeev Rajasekharan, EVP, Sales and Marketing, SMIPL, said, “The Access 125 has been one of…

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Retail Inflation Seen Hitting 4-Month High In May: Survey

June 11, 2018

BENGALURU: Retail inflation jumped further in May to a four-month high, primarily driven by a surge in energy prices, according to a Reuters poll of economists, suggesting more policy tightening from the central bank is coming. On June 6, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised the repo rate for the first time since 2014, by 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent, as recent data showed significant increases for…

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Saudi Arabia bans foreign workers in 12 sectors, many Indians to be affected

June 11, 2018

New Delhi: In a bid to pressure companies into hiring more Saudi citizens and reduce unemployment in the country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has imposed a restriction on the expatriates from working in 12 sectors. The tighter policy has been approved by Labor Minister Ali bin Nasser al-Ghafis, a report in Prabhat Khabar said. The new rule could potentially affect large numbers of people since about 12 million foreigners…

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India-US duties bargain may make Harley Davidson motorcycles cheaper

June 11, 2018

New Delhi: India may cut import duties on Harley-Davidson motorcycles if the US agrees to renew the country’s eligibility for the generalized system of preferences (GSP) that allows market access to about 3,500 products from India at nil or low duties, according to a government official. The matter is likely to come up during trade minister Suresh Prabhu’s two-day visit to the US, starting Monday. “We are open to further…

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‘Free Internet’: How to access free Wi-Fi at railway stations? Check step-by-step guide

June 11, 2018

Google, in partnership with Indian Railways’ telecom company RailTel, on Thursday announced that its free public Wi-Fi programme, RailWire has been successfully accomplished with the Dibrugarh in Assam becoming the 400th railway station to get the public Wi-Fi service. The RailWire project began piloted in 2016 under PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative. It was then proposed that there will be at least 400 railway stations that will be equipped…

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If You Don’t Maintain Any Balance In This Account, SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank Won’t Charge Anything From You

June 11, 2018

If you’re scared of running short on the minimum balance in your bank account, here’s a solution: a Basic Savings Bank Deposit (BSBD) Account should be your pick. A BSBD account, which is offered by most leading banks, does not require any minimum balance to be maintained. So basically, customers of this account do not need to maintain an average monthly balance. Even if you have don’t have any money…

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Power Bank Explodes In Man’s Bag, Shocking Moment Caught On Camera

June 11, 2018

The shocking moment an external battery pack exploded in a man’s bag was caught on CCTV. Fortunately, the man miraculously managed to escape any serious injury. Surveillance footage shows the man seated inside a bus in the city of Guangzhou, located in China’s Guangdong province. His backpack is placed on his lap. He is busy in conversation with the passenger seated next to him. Footage from a camera inside the…

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