Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at USD 149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.

Oil prices slip as market eyes possible Iran deal

Oil prices dipped Monday as traders eyed talks between Iran and global powers that could ease international sanctions on one of the world`s leading oil producers.

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for May delivery shed 19 cents to $48.68 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Oil prices drop on prospect of Iran nuclear deal

Global oil prices sank today as traders mulled a potential deal over key oil producer Iran's controversial nuclear energy programme that could worsen the global supply glut, analysts said.

Oil prices rebound in Asia

Oil prices rebounded in Asia Wednesday following a sharp decline in the previous session, analysts said, while investors await a weekly US stockpiles report later in the day.

Manchester United to freeze ticket prices for 2015-16 season
Manchester United to freeze ticket prices for 2015-16 season

Manchester United have announced that season ticket prices will be frozen for the 2015-16 campaign.

Non-subsidized LPG price down by Rs 43.50

The Government on Thursday slashed the price of non-subsidized cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 43.50 per cylinder and the price of jet fuel (ATF) by brought down by 12.5 percent as the international oil rates slumped to multi-year lows.

615 drugs under control regime, more steps in offing: Govt

Informing that 615 essential drugs have been brought under price control mechanism, government today told the Lok Sabha that the costs of medicines have reduced over the last six months and more steps are in the offing to check prices.

Petrol, diesel prices further slashed by Rs 2 per litre each

State-owned oil companies on Monday slashed the prices of petrol and diesel Rs 2 each, to be effective from midnight tonight.

Gold futures down 1.01% on global cues

Gold prices moved down by over 1 percent to Rs 26,441 per 10 grams in futures trade today after participants offloaded positions, taking weak cues from the global market.

Madhu Koda slams WB govt restriction on movement of potato

Madhu Koda today deplored the West Bengal government decision to impose restriction on the movement of vegetables including potato, which resulted in the prices of the tuber soaring in Jharkhand.

Vegetable, fruit prices soar in Punjab, Haryana

No green vegetable is available for less than Rs 25 a kg while fruit like apple is being sold for Rs 300a kg, sources in grain markets said.

Medicines` prices should not escalate, SC

A bench of Supreme Court justices GS Singhvi and SD Mukhopadhyaya posted the matter for further hearing to January 17, next year.

Brace up for high apple prices as Himachal`s crop

An apple a day is set to burn a hole in your pocket this year with the apple production in Himachal Pradesh, one of the major producers of the luscious fruit, almost halved due to unfavourable weather.

Rajnath asks Centre to explain steps taken to control prices

Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Saturday
asked the Centre to explain what were the steps taken by it to
neutralise and lessen price rise.

Liquor prices go up in Karnataka

Liquor prices of various brands have
been increased by 10 to 20 per cent in Karnataka with effect
from April 1, Excise minister M P Renukacharya said on Tuesday.

No one justifying onion prices: Congress

As the government on Wednesday unveiled
multi-pronged measures to check high onion prices, Congress
rejected the contention that Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar
was trying to justify the rise in prices of the commodity.

X-Mas cake prices go up this year!

Sharp rise in the cost of ingredients has forced bakers to jack up prices.

Bihar govt to take stern steps to control onion prices

Bihar government will take stern
steps against those involved in hoarding and blackmarketing of
onions, its Deputy Chief Minister S K Modi said on Tuesday.

Food grains rot in FCI godowns across India

Heaps of food grains are rotting in Food Corporation of India (FCI) godowns across the country due to apathetic attitude of the authorities concerned, reveals a right to information (RTI) query.

Bandh near total in Madhya Pradesh

The day-long bandh called by BJP and
other parties in protest against the fuel price hike was near
total and largely peaceful in Madhya Pradesh, barring a few
incidents when protesters forcibly tried to stop some trains.