IndiGo clarifies: Web check-in is free, but seat selection chargeable

IndiGo clarifies: Web check-in is free, but seat selection chargeable

Low-cost airline IndiGo has said that it will not charge passengers any extra amount for web check-in, but flyers would have to pay anywhere between Rs 100 and Rs 800 for selecting seats online. “This is to further clarify that IndiGo...
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The PM is talking up India as an investment destination. But where’s the money?

The PM is talking up India as an investment destination. But where’s the money?

The open question is why FDI performed so well under a government, which according to the orthodox narrative was socialist in its mindset and did not pursue economic reforms whereas it has languished somewhat under a successor government widely touted...
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Modi govt set to meet electrification target, but millions still in darkness

Modi govt set to meet electrification target, but millions still in darkness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stormed to victory in 2014 on pledges to improve the lives of Indians, including bringing power to every citizen. Rural electrification became a cornerstone of Modi’s plan, which included connecting more than 18,000 villages by t...
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Moody’s upgrade has changed the market mood, but it’ll be shortlived

Moody’s upgrade has changed the market mood, but it’ll be shortlived

Khadim India and New India Assurance were down 7-15 per cent from their issue prices, respectively, while HDFC Life managed to see strong listing based on its strong management pedigree. Global rating agency Moody’s has changed the mood of the...
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Xiaomi fastest growing phone maker, but Samsung and Apple remain leaders: report

Xiaomi fastest growing phone maker, but Samsung and Apple remain leaders: report

Xiaomi holds the fifth position with market share of 7.4%, but it registered the highest year-on-year growth of 102.6% from Q3 2016 when it controlled only 3.7% of the market share. (Above) Xiaomi’s India head Manu Jain (left) with actor...
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Dow Closes Above 22,000 For First Time, But Investors Question Health

Dow Closes Above 22,000 For First Time, But Investors Question Health

New York: The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average closed over the 22,000 mark for the first time on Wednesday, but investor fears about the sustainability of the gains took the shine off the round number milestone. The rally lost momentum...
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