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E-commerce start-ups in trouble, but lifestyle, fashion buck the trend

E-commerce start-ups in trouble, but lifestyle, fashion buck the trend

Start-ups in the online commerce space may be facing a crunch in terms of fresh infusion of funds but the fashion and lifestyle segment seems to have bucked the trend.

Markets weekly: Sensex, Nifty close lower; rupee slips 0.14%
Markets weekly: Sensex, Nifty close lower; rupee slips 0.14%

Benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty kicked off the week on a negative note in absence of any major trigger and in the back-drop of derivatives expiry on Thursday.

On inflation, RBI Guv Raghuram Rajan gives thumbs-up to Urjit Patel
On inflation, RBI Guv Raghuram Rajan gives thumbs-up to Urjit Patel

Outgoing governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said he was confident that his successor Urjit Patel “will ably guide” the monetary policy committee

AUTOMOBILES

Never, ever rest your hand on the gear lever! You'll be surprised to know why
Never, ever rest your hand on the gear lever! You'll be surprised to know why

If you drive a car with a manual transmission, just try to recollect where does your left hand mostly rest? The gear lever mostly we'd say and that's not just restricted to us Indians but it's a global thing.

TECHNOLOGY

Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'
Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its ''Trending Topics'' feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative views.

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TRAVEL

IndiGo introduces 2 new fare options
IndiGo introduces 2 new fare options

Flexible Fare allows travellers to change to another flight at no extra charge. For those that frequently make daily round trips with no check-in baggage, such as corporate travellers, the airline has introduced the Lite Fare.

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COMMODITIES

Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang
Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang

Crude prices edged lower on Thursday as brimming US and Asian fuel inventories returned investors' attention to a large global supply overhang, cutting short a price rally and restricting Brent crude futures to below the $50 a barrel mark.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 27 Aug )This Week ( 21 Aug - 03 Sep )

SAGITTARIUS It's surprising how much your attitudes to money are bound up with fears and feelings about emotional security. I told you yesterday how cash complaints could come between you and a colleague or partner. Now is the… read more