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Indian economy has enormous growth potential, says World Bank

Indian economy has enormous growth potential, says World Bank

A meager 0.1% higher than the world average of 3.1%. "Global growth stronger than what we expected", World Bank economist Ayhan Kose told AFP, noting that all the forecasts in the Global Economic Prospects report are better than the June edition.


Mothercare warns on profits after Christmas sales drop

Mothercare warns on profits after Christmas sales drop

British baby goods retailer Mothercare Plc warned that its full-year profit would be much lower than expected as it did not see any improvement in the United Kingdom market in the short term, sending its shares tumbling to their lowest ever.


Luxury Car Sales figures of 2017

Luxury Car Sales figures of 2017

This is the third consecutive year that Mercedes has sold more cars than its German competitors in India. European sales rose 6.4% year over year to 955,301 units as the company sold more than 300,000 vehicles in Germany (up 3.5% compared with 2017).


India woman kills self over relationship with Muslim man

India woman kills self over relationship with Muslim man

A 20-year-old woman in Chikmagalur in Karnataka committed suicide by hanging herself, blaming moral policing in her suicide note, after 5 men of a local right-wing organisation came to her house on Saturday evening and heckled her in front of her parents regarding her contact with a Muslim man.


Pakistan frees Islamist cleric who helped Taliban against US

Pakistan frees Islamist cleric who helped Taliban against US

The Committee has made it yet again amply clear that Pakistan is not responsible for the US failures in Afghanistan and described the US President's latest outburst as quite unfortunate but still it will not react in haste and remain committed to playing a constructive role in an Afghan-owned peace process not only for the sake of its own people but also for peace and security of the region and global community.


Fisker Emotion revealed at CES with 400-mile range

Fisker Emotion revealed at CES with 400-mile range

The vehicle is also set to be pretty smart, featuring a Level 4 autonomous driving system, which should allow the auto to self-drive without a human driver needing to be alert behind the wheel. In addition to the premium leather interior shown on the reveal auto, Fisker will join the growing number of luxury vehicle makers offering a vegan-friendly interior option.