Lack of skilled labour, GST affect handloom industry
Skilled labour GST handloom industry


HIGHLIGHTS  Suffered setback of declining business and skilled labour  GST emerged as big factor for declining business as about 30-40 small-scale industries vanished and labour disappeared  Annual turnover came down by 30 per cent in the city RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Panipat Panipat has been known for its handloom industry across the world

prominent personalities Ludhiana ceremony 25 prominent personalities of Ludhiana honoured during leaders ceremony

Former Army Chief General JJ Singh was chief Guest Working on a mission to impart leadership via Academics in the children of Ludhiana, Presidium school Organized a Grand award Ceremony to honour 25 Non Political Personalities of Ludhiana who have been Leading the city and society towards betterment. Former Chief of Army Staff India and

JLR reveals sales figure 2018 saw 16% Bump in sales

JLR reveals sales figure 2018 saw 16% Bump in sales. Tata Motors-owned British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover reported a sales of 4,596 units in 2018. JLR witnessed an increase of 16.23 % in its sales. JLR claims it to be the highest Calendar Year volume till date. In its 2017 press release, JLR put its

2019 Triumph Street Twin, Street Scrambler To Be Launched In February

2019 Triumph Street Twin, Street Scrambler To Be Launched In February. Triumph unveiled the 2019 version of the Street Twin and Street Scrambler at last year’s INTERMOT show in Germany and showcased them at the EICMA show in Italy too. Now, our sources have revealed that Triumph India will be launching the two bikes in the country in February. The new-gen

Toyota Camry Toyota Camry Old Vs New: Major Differences

The new Camry is longer and wider than its predecessor. It also has a longer wheelbase. Unlike its predecessor, which was also available with just the petrol engine as well, the new one will be available with a hybrid powertrain only. The new Camry is based on the TNGA platform that also underpins the Lexus

Skoda Vision
Skoda Vision X Compact SUV: Possible India-Bound Hyundai Creta Rival Teased

Reviews Will make its world debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in March. Will be based on VW Group’s MQB A0 platform, which will be localised in India by 2020. Likely to preview a new design direction for future Skoda SUVs. Skoda has released the first-ever teaser of its smallest SUV yet, which is

Tata Cars Hornbill Sedan
4 New Tata Cars Coming: Hornbill, 45X, New Sedan And Harrier 7-Seater

Reviews The 4 new Tata cars or concepts will premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. The small SUV Hornbill was previously teased in an official video. The 45X hatchback is the one that will rival the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Hyundai Elite i20 in India. 7-seat Tata Harrier and a sedan concept might also

10 Year Challenge: Most Popular Two-wheelers Of India

10 Year Challenge: Most Popular Two-wheelers Of India. The current trend of posting throwback pictures from a decade ago has given us a perfect opportunity to observe how things have changed over the years. That said, let’s take a trip down memory lane to see how far some of the most known bikes in the

Nissan Kicks Mileage launch
Nissan Kicks Mileage, Variants, Colour Options Leaked Ahead Of Launch

Four variants include XL, XV, XV Pre and XV Pre Option. Standard features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear defogger, parking sensors, manual IRVM, climate control and cruise control. Seven colour options and four dual-tone combinations limited to the top variant. Shares its 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines with the Renault Captur and the

Sport Land Rover
Land Rover Discovery Sport Facelift Spied Testing

The Land Rover Discovery Sport facelift has been spotted testing with heavy camouflage in different parts of Europe. Revised front and rear fascia can be seen faintly. Interior is expected to receive updates too, including the Land Rover signature dual-screen setup. It is reported that the Discovery Sport will be fitted with hybrid drivetrains to meet stringent CAFE (corporate

Suzuki’s Kawasaki Ninja
Could this be Suzuki’s rival to the Kawasaki Ninja 300?

Trellis frame act as the foundation. Comes with USD forks and link-type monoshock suspension units. Naked version will arrive as well. Gallery Suzuki was rumoured to be working on a new 300cc motorcycle platform thanks to patent applications which were filed during the early part of 2018. Then its Chinese manufacturing partner, Hajoue, had a few

Arun Jaitley New York cancer budget
Arun Jaitley in New York for cancer treatment, may miss budget

Finance minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to present the federal budget on February 1, as he has flown to the United States for cancer treatment. Jaitley has already left for New York for treatment of soft tissue cancer in his thigh, a type of tumour which can spread to other parts of the body quickly.

Cabinet IT-filing system Infosys project
Cabinet clears next gen IT-filing system; Infosys to implement Rs 4,242-cr project

GOYAL SAID THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN 18 MONTHS AND WILL BE LAUNCHED AFTER THREE MONTHS OF TESTING IT major Infosys has been selected to implement the next generation system for processing income tax return filings, with the Union Cabinet sanctioning an estimated Rs 4,241.97 crore for the project. The move will

CES 2019 Roundup Cars Bikes
CES 2019 Roundup: The 12 Hottest Cars, Bikes & Tech To Drool Over

From bizarre to believable, CES or the Consumer Electronics Show is the centre stage for showcasing cutting-edge technologies of the world. And the 2019 edition was no different. From outlandish concepts like a mind-boggling 48-inch infotainment display, a four-legged Hyundai, 3D in-car holograms and mood-sensing interior tech from Kia, to the soon to be launched

January 2019 Hyundai
January 2019 Waiting Period On Hyundai Cars: When Can You Get Delivery Of New Santro, Creta, Elantra, Verna, Xcent

Reviews Waiting period data compiled for 13 major cities in India. Creta and Santro are the ones with highest waiting periods. Waiting period for all the Hyundai cars range between 10 days to 2 months. Areas with lowest waiting period include Jaipur, Lucknow and Indore. Highest waiting period is in the places Delhi, NCR, Pune, Chandigarh and Ahmedabad.

Suzuki’s Kawasaki Ninja
Could this be Suzuki’s rival to the Kawasaki Ninja 300?

Suzuki was rumored to be working on a new 300cc motorcycle platform thanks to patent applications which were filed during the early part of 2018. Then its Chinese manufacturing partner, Hajoue, had a few of its patent drawings leaked and finally Hajoue’s DR300 broke cover in the month of October last year. This has definitely confirmed Suzuki’s intentions of

Jeep Compass Petrol
Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic Now More Affordable, Priced From Rs 18.9 Lakh

Reviews The Jeep Compass SUV set the new benchmark for value for money in the mid-size SUV space when it was launched in 2017. And if you’re in the market to buy it in the petrol-auto powertrain now, the package has just got more appealing. India-spec Jeep Compass Trailhawk Production Begins Jeep now offers the 7-speed dual-clutch

New Suzuki Leak
New Suzuki GSX-R1000 Details Leaked

Leaked patent images suggest that the bike’s 1000cc motor will get new variable valve technology This will be the GSX-R1000’s first major update since it was launched in 2017 Updated bike will feature a hydraulic cam-phasing system to govern valve timings The existing model uses an all-mechanical VVT (variable valve timing) mechanism The hydraulic system

Honda City Petrol 2019 Maruti Wagon
Weekly Wrap-up: Honda City ZX Petrol Launched, 2019 Maruti WagonR Teased, MG SUV Named Hector & Nissan Kicks Reaches Showrooms

Reviews Latest News Nissan has unveiled the Leaf e+ electric vehicle with a range of 360km per charge. Meanwhile, the standard Leaf is set to arrive in India this April. So will the new new variant turn up too? Click here for the answer. Volvo forecasts 50 per cent of its sales from electric vehicles by

Force Gurkha BSVI Engine
Force Gurkha Spied With BSVI Engine

Reviews BSVI emission norms will be implemented across the country from 1 April 2020. The 2.6-litre diesel engine that powers the Gurkha Xplorer and Xpedition is not expected to be carried forward post the BSVI shift. The 2.2-litre unit that powers the Gurkha Xtreme is derived from Mercedes’ OM611 engine. With the long-awaited BSVI emission