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Female condom yet to gain acceptability


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) The female condom has not gained the kind of social acceptability in India it should have been six years after its launch but efforts are underway ... Read more...

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Russian firm to make electric car with Chinese parts


August 25th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Russia's largest car manufacturer, AutoVAZ, has revealed plans to produce its first electromotive car using Chinese parts.Named EL LADA, the new car will be based on ... Read more...

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Militants attack Pakistan air base


August 16th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Militants wearing military uniforms attacked a key Pakistan Air Force base early Thursday, destroying at least one aircraft, a media report said.The attack took place around ... Read more...

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Jaguar-Land Rover eyes booming China market


July 6th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shangai, July 6 (IANS) With booming sales, China will soon overtake North America to become the second largest market for luxury carmaker Tata-owned Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR) after Britain, the company's ... Read more...

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Female condom fails to gain popularity


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) The female condom manufactured by HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) appears to have not gained wide acceptability in the country, sales figures show. Only 38,000 pieces were ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up assembly line in US


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 3 (IANS) Airbus, a leading European aircraft manufacturer, Monday announced to set up its first manufacturing facility in the US.The move is part of a plan to bolster ... Read more...

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Russian auto-maker builds 27 millionth car


May 17th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS) Russia's largest car-maker AvtoVAZ has built its 27 millionth car at the company plant in Togliatti city, RIA Novosti reported.The milestone car was a Lada Priora ... Read more...

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Tilting cars on assembly line to protect autoworkers


May 15th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Letting autoworkers sit as they reach a car's interior could help prevent shoulder and back strain - but another solution might be to tilt the entire ... Read more...

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Nissan to build new $2 bn plant in Mexico


January 27th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Nissan Motor Co. announced plans to invest $2 billion in building a third manufacturing facility in Mexico.The new plant in the central state of Aguascalientes ... Read more...

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Renault Nissan Automotive to double capacity, hire 500


January 26th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Franco-Japanese automotive joint venture Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt. Ltd. (RNAIPL) will double its capacity by March and hire around 500 hands to take care of ... Read more...

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Russia-Cuba to sign deal to make rifle ammunition


December 1st, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Cuba plan to sign a contract to build an assembly line in Cuba for production of ammunition for Kalashnikov and other assault rifles ... Read more...

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Sacked Hundai workers detained, hunger-strike foiled


November 30th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 23 dismissed workers of Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) were detained by the police Wednesday when they attempted to stage a ... Read more...

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Protesting Hyundai workers roll out cars on empty stomach


November 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as a sizeable number of workers of the Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) roll out cars on an empty stomach pressing various demands, 32 dismissed ... Read more...

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Not shying from investing in Haryana plants: Maruti Suzuki


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Automobile giant Maruti Suzuki Thursday said that its decision to buy land in Gujarat is based on the need to expand capacity for meeting future ... Read more...

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Hyundai to expand capacity in India


October 18th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) India's second largest car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) will be expanding its capacity by 40,000 units next year while waiting for clarity on fuel ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki produces 200 cars at Manesar Monday


September 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Monday said that it produced 200 cars at its Manesar plant, at which the company is facing labour troubles, four days ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki produces 150 cars at Manesar Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Saturday said that it produced 150 cars at its Manesar plant, in which the company is facing labour troubles, a day ... Read more...

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Promising new way to lower cholesterol production


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a promising new way to inhibit cholesterol production in the body, one that may yield treatments as effective as existing medications but with fewer side-effects.A ... Read more...

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C-130J reaches Hindon ahead of induction into IAF


February 4th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A C-130J transport aircraft, India's first acquisition from the US through the foreign military sales route in decades, arrived at its new home at Hindon airbase outside ... Read more...

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The story behind sending valentines on February 14


January 16th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Did you know the American tradition of sending valentines originated with a young graduate of Mount Holyoke College?Esther Howland (1828-1904) who graduated from what was then the Mount ... Read more...

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UniFirst CEO Appears On “Undercover Boss”


January 10th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Undercover Boss", Season 2 Episode 13 was shown yesterday, at 10p.m on CBS television Network. This episode brought in Ronald Croatti, the President and CEO of ... Read more...

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Half of Rolls-Royce engines on world’s A380 fleet need replacing: Qantas boss


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce has said that about 40 Rolls-Royce engines on the world's A380 fleet would need to be replaced following an engine explosion on a ... Read more...

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China tests first homemade amphibious plane


August 6th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) China has started test flights of its first homemade amphibious plane dubbed Seagull 300, a media report said Friday. The plane is built by the Shijiazhuang Aircraft Industry Co ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor India mulls expansion, launch new models


August 4th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Hyundai Motor India is mulling marginal expansion in capacity and launching new models to maintain its share of around 20 percent in the growing Indian passenger car market, ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz forays into high-end city bus segment in India


June 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Global auto major Mercedes-Benz Thursday said it will set up a dedicated assembly line to produce high-end city (low floor) buses. "In India, our 2- and 3-axle ... Read more...

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India’s iconic ‘Amby’ car no longer a motorist’s favourite


May 11th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): India's famed snub-nosed Ambassador appears to finally be on its way out after manufacturers Hindustan Motors reported further losses.Fiscal losses for 2009-10 were pegged at 429 million ... Read more...

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Tata Motors to set up heavy truck plant in Myanmar


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Tata Motors Monday signed a turnkey contract with Myanmar Automobile & Diesel Industries Limited, a government enterprise, to set up a heavy truck plant at Magwe, around 480 ... Read more...

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AgustaWestland-Tata establish JV for assembling choppers


February 16th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Tata Sons Tuesday signed an agreement for forming a joint venture company that will establish in India a final assembly line for ... Read more...

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Boeing to open second plant at North Charleston


October 30th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Carolina, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN News) Boeing Co. delivered a beautiful promise to South Carolina on Wednesday, when it promised that it will open a second assembly line for its long-delayed 787 jetliner ... Read more...

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Tata to scrap UK electric cars project if 10-mn pound loan is delayed


July 19th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Tata Motors executives will warn Business Secretary Lord Mandelson that they will scrap plans to build electric cars in the UK if it does not receive a 10 ... Read more...

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Mehsud running “Toyota-type” assembly line of child suicide bombers: Report


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud is virtually running an 'assembly line' of suicide bombers to wreak havoc in the troubled nation.A report in The Washington ... Read more...

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Researcher hits upon greener way to make vital cancer drug


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Research is paving the way for potentially greener and more efficient production of a vital cancer-fighting drug. First isolated from the bark of the Pacific yew in 1967, the ... Read more...

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Stress, depression can retard healing of back injuries


March 30th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) You may take longer to recover from a back injury if you are stressed over your job or are living alone, according to a recent study. University of Queensland's ... Read more...

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NASAs Kepler mission blasts off in search of Earth-like planets


March 7th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): NASAs Kepler mission, which would search other Earth-like planets, has been successfully launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, US, aboard a United Launch ... Read more...

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China-assembled A320 aircraft to take off in May


February 2nd, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Tianjin, Feb 2 (Xinhua) The first Airbus A320 aircraft assembled in China is scheduled to make a test flight in May, about a month before its delivery, an official in the northern ... Read more...

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