Vikram Chaudhary

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Renault Kiger: Bit pricey, but high on convenience

Driving in the city, in Normal and Sport modes it returned fuel efficiency of around 15 km/litre. But in the Eco mode, it touched a high of 20.4 km/litre

Interview: Shoeb Farooq, Business Head, Triumph Motorcycles India

Triumph India has plans to assemble the upcoming Tiger 660 in India. More than 50 per cent sales of Triumph are coming from CKD models, and the brand is eyeing to close around 1,200 units.

Can the internet ‘guarantee’ education?

Only 25% of enrolled school-aged children accessed education during school closures in Delhi

Although the survey also shows that the high level of household connectivity in Delhi helped it to better adapt in certain aspects during the Covid-19-induced lockdowns, it did not translate to gains in education.

Harappa looks to double its team

The edtech player will hire 150 more people in FY22, across departments

Singh added the last couple of years have highlighted that the future of learning lies in personalisation. “Leveraging the intersection of technology and curriculum, Harappa strives to spearhead this transformation in the Indian L&D category,” she said.

Foreign MBA: Big jump in applications from India

Two-year work visa, friendly visa policies, eased travel restrictions are key reasons

This is a key finding from the 2021 Application Trends Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the global association of leading graduate B-schools.

Classic vs Classic: We ride the Classic, and then the decked up Classic

The price difference between the two bikes here is Rs 18,500.

BMW India to go on EV overdrive; to launch SUVs, speciality cars, sedans

BMW will launch a slew of EVs in India in the near future. The company is planning to launch the BMW iX within the next 30 days, the Mini Electric in 90 days, and the BMW i4 in 180 days.

BMW iX electric SUV

All new Maruti Suzuki Celerio: Fuel efficiency has a new definition

We drive it fast, slow, crawling in a traffic jam and at above 100 kmph on the highway. The overall fuel efficiency just doesn’t drop below 20 kmpl. And the car is powerful, only that it looks a little boring

2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio front

Indians in the US can refinance their student loans

MPower Financing launches international student loan refi product

“This will not only reduce their interest rate considerably but also free them from the obligations of a co-signer and collateral. Being able to free up their family resources is going to reduce the mental burden for any student significantly.”

Faculty Development Programme in Indian studies

Started by Rashtram School of Public Leadership

Indian culture and philosophy have had a strong influence on the world.

Students don’t know much about ERM

Knowledge of enterprise risk management crucial: report

The survey ‘Enterprise Risk Management and the Indian Higher Education System’ drew responses from over 1,000 Indian institutions.

Design students can find jobs anywhere: Arun Bhardwaj, Associate Dean, School of Design, Pearl Academy

We have seen our product design students working in the area of user experience at companies like Accenture. In fact, the maximum placement (of our students) happens at IT companies.

Arun Bhardwaj

Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4MATIC+: A sports car in the guise of a hatchback

The A 45 S 4MATIC+ gets the world’s most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production; can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds.

Pre-pandemic level sales are almost there: Mercedes-Benz India

"Sales slightly dropped in CY19 (13,786 units), and then the pandemic struck (7,893 units in CY20)."

How the Celerio became India’s most fuel-efficient petrol car

How many more kilometres can you extract from a drop of petrol.

B-schools need to focus on experiential learning: Rajesh Chakrabarti, director, MDI Gurgaon

Globalising our students means connecting them with those expats (within a few kilometres of the campus). The pandemic has, indeed, forced us educators to think differently.

NGO Bal Utsav partners with Mastercard for a new pro bono programme

Employees of Mastercard to help create digital visibility for the NGO

As part of this collaboration, employees of Mastercard will help Bal Utsav to build a strong communication strategy and create digital visibility for the NGO.

E-assessment: Oswaal Books launches Oswaal 360

It’s the only platform offering e-assessments for board classes 10th and 12th

Oswaal Books said that the app has already been successfully deployed in its initial phase, with more than 40,000 students in India adopting it.

Interview: Manolito Vujicic, Brand Head, Porsche India

The Taycan is what all EVs aspire to be!

Sustainability: Daimler India to work towards sustainable operations

DICV aims to make it Chennai plant operations 100% CO2 neutral by 2025

Euler Motors: E-commerce can drive EVs

Last-mile cargo delivery market can very easily be turned electric: Saurav Kumar, founder Euler Motors

IPackChem to acquire and partner with Mullackal

With this, IPackChem has established a footprint in India

Ramesh Pillai, MD, Mullackal, added, “IPackChem is the perfect partner for Mullackal and we are excited to continue providing best-in-class packaging to India’s leading crop protection players with the added benefit of IPackChem’s resources and industry relationships.”

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class: When a luxury car gets business jet treatment

And not just in terms of luxury, but also in areas of technology and craftsmanship.

Plaksha University: What’s in a name?

Now, Plaksha (Sanskrit for the ficus tree; many a gurukulas are imagined to have flourished under its shade) joins the league.

“Names that are rooted in Indianness are, at some level, connected to the founding community,” said Vineet Gupta, part of founding team at Plaksha University. “Also, it is about making a statement that we (the institutes) are a global brand coming from India.”

Plaksha University: A new school of thought takes shape

Plaksha University has a lofty goal: Reimagining engineering education for the 21st century and helping solve grand challenges India is facing

“The end-goal of programmes such as the TLP is creating leaders for the 21st century,” Rudra Pratap, founding vice-chancellor, Plaksha University, told FE.

Used car market to be twice the size of new car peer by FY26

A study by Indian Blue Book — the pre-owned vehicle valuation website —has noted that, by FY25, the used car market will be 90% larger than the new car market, with used car sales forecast at 71 lakh units.

Amazfit GTR 3 Pro: A smartwatch in a healthy spot

For its price, the GTR 3 Pro is possibly the best smartwatch and health tracker in the market right now

One of the best things about the GTR 3 Pro is its battery life. On full charge and wearing it 24 hours a day, the battery lasted me 10 days.
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