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India cheapest major economy; Australia most expensive

Notwithstanding high inflation rate, India is the cheapest major economy in the world, according to a survey of global prices of products that are comparable across countries. According to a report by German banking giant Deutsche Bank, a weaker Indian rupee has allowed India to remain the cheapest major economy in the world despite persistently


Tata India’s most valuable brand; Apple on top globally

London: Diversified conglomerate Tata group was Tuesday declared India’s most valuable brand with a value of USD 21.1 billion, while US-based technology giant Apple has retained its top position globally with about USD 105 billion. According to a list released today of world’s 500 most valued brand, Brand Finance Global 500, Apple is followed by


Big blues at IBM India

BANGALORE — In one of the largest-ever lay-off drive among global technology companies, IBM is said to have started cutting jobs globally on Wednesday, with first casualties in India. Wral TechWire, a tech-related website, quoted IBM staffers in Bangalore as saying that “people broke down after seeing the inhuman treatment. Laptops along with the cases

YABS: Turning Ideas Into Business

Anyone who has a smart idea and great determination can make money and start a company. This is now becoming a central belief among many members of the Indian community here in Melbourne.  Take Avniesh Bhardwaj, proprietor of YABS Real Estate, YABS Domain and YABS Hair and Beauty businesses. Using mix criteria of sound financials,

1200 jobs to go as Ford pulls out of car-making in Australia

FORD will cease producing vehicles in Australia from October 2016, in a move that will cost 1200 jobs. Ford Australia boss Bob Graziano announced the closure of the car-maker’s Broadmeadows and Geelong plants in Victoria while unveiling a $141 million after-tax loss for the year, making losses of $600 million over the last five years.

Why JR Duty Free Is A Traveller’s Choice?

With growth in the volume of international arrivals and departures into and out of Australia, duty free retailers never had it so good. For James Richardson Duty Free, pioneer in the field, the cake is getting bigger. It was in 1972 that the late David Mandie AM, OBE, opened his first duty free store at