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Pakistan Railways on road to revival?


August 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The beleaguered Pakistan Railways may be finally on the road to revival, as the government has approved various projects at a whopping cost of Rs.287 billion ... Read more...

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New oxide can help slash diesel pollution


August 19th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Researchers have identified a material that can slash pollution levels caused by diesel-powered vehicles by up to 45 percent.The material, from a family of minerals called ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states


July 31st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations across ... Read more...

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Power failure cripples railways; 500 trains, 1.5 lakh passengers hit


July 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Around 1.5 lakh passengers in 300 trains suffered delays as the power grid failure crippled operations across eight divisions of the northern railway Monday, while ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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Maruti to focus on diesel cars (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (MSIL) Tuesday announced merger of a diesel engine manufacturing company with itself and said it would focus ... Read more...

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Suzuki Powertrain to merge with Maruti Suzuki


June 12th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki (MSIL) Tuesday said its board of directors has approved a proposal to merge Suzuki Powertrain India (SPIL) with MSIL.SPIL ... Read more...

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Greaves Cotton plans to expand construction equipment, diesel engine range


April 28th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Expanding itse construction equipment product range with a technical tie-up with a Korean company and looking at different four-wheeler makers to power their vehicles with its ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki cars to cost more


January 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday said all its cars will cost more from next week due to a hike in commodity input prices and the ... Read more...

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Nissan to make diesel engines in India


November 17th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Nissan Motor Company will start making diesel engines in India next year in its effort to increase the local content of its ... Read more...

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Hooda optimistic of breakthrough in Maruti impasse


October 20th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, Oct 20 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said he expected the talks the Maruti Suzuki management and striking workers were having to end the dragging ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for 13th day


October 19th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The strike at automobile giant Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant continued for the 13th day Wednesday with no sign of the management or workers relenting to ... Read more...

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12th day of strike at Maruti’s Manesar plant (Lead)


October 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The strike at automobile giant Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant continued for the 12th day Tuesday with no sign of the management or workers relenting to ... Read more...

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Maruti deadlock continues as talks fail


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Talks between the workers and management of automobile giant Maruti Suzuki failed to make any headway Monday, with the strike at the company's Manesar plant ... Read more...

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Talks to start Monday to resolve Maruti strike


October 15th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Manesar, Oct 15 (IANS) After being evicted from automobile giant Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, the firm's striking workers Saturday said negotiations for ending the nine-day stir would start ... Read more...

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Maruti suspends production at Gurgaon plant


October 13th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 13 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki has suspended production at its factory here for two days from Friday in view of the strike at its component supplying plant in Manesar, ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for sixth day, production hit


October 12th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The strike at the country's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant in Haryana continued for the sixth day Wednesday, with workers at its component ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for fifth day, production hit


October 11th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A strike at the country's largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant continued for the fifth day Tuesday as a stand-off between striking workers and ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s $430-million order for 8 landing ships


September 30th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Navy will boost its capability to take the battle literally to the enemy's shores with the placing of a $430 million (Rs. 2,100 ... Read more...

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NGO supports scraping of diesel subsidy for cars


August 5th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Friday welcomed union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's suggestion to remove subsidy on diesel used in cars, saying ... Read more...

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Navy to get second indigenous stealth frigate


July 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India will induct the second indigenously designed and built stealth frigate of the Shivalik class Aug 20 when Defence Minister A.K. Antony will formally hand ... Read more...

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Yen appreciation is a concern: Toyota Kirloskar


July 1st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Indo-Japanese car manufacturing joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd, which imports sizeable number of components from Japan, is concerned about the appreciating yen."Yen appreciation is ... Read more...

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Hyundai to increase production of Verna


June 28th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Ltd Tuesday said it was increasing production of the recently launched variant of sedan Verna that has received over 20,000 ... Read more...

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Toyota launches new variants of Corolla Altis sedan


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Thursday launched two new variants of its luxury sedan Corolla Altis which are powered by petrol and diesel engines."The ... Read more...

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Wartsila India wants to sell gensets to power utilities


June 10th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Diesel engine-maker Wartsila India Ltd. will focus on power utilities as a strategy to increase the demand for its gensets, a top company official said Thursday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Strong growth prompts Bosch to invest more in India (Lead)


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) A record 40 percent growth in net sales in 2010 and brighter opportunities in the resilient Indian market have prompted global automotive major Bosch to Thursday ... Read more...

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Bosch group to invest Rs.2,500 crore in India


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) Global supplier of technology and services Bosch group Thursday announced a planned investment of Rs.2,500 crore over the next two years to augment its production capacity, ... Read more...

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Ford to invest $72 mn to expand engine plant


May 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) American automobile giant Ford Motor Company will invest $72 million in its engine plant near here to take the annual production capacity to 330,000 units from ... Read more...

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Finnish man gives his Chevrolet eco-friendly makeover to run on wood chips


April 16th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): A classic 25-year-old Chevrolet has been given an eco-friendly makeover to run on wood chips.Juha Sipila has converted his Chevrolet to power its V6 engine with a wood-burning ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches SX4’s diesel variant


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Tuesday launched the diesel variant of its mid-sized sedan SX4 with a price tag of Rs.7.74 - 8.62 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."The usage of ... Read more...

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Tata Motors unveils new Manza


February 6th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) The latest version of Tata Motors' sedan Manza, equipped with a range of new features, hit the roads Sunday, an official said.Competitively priced, Tata Manza would cost from ... Read more...

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Industrialist Sivasailam dead


January 12th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) A. Sivasailam, chairman of the Rs.7,000 crore diversified industrial group Amalgamations, passed away Wednesday at Sringeri in Karanataka. He was 76.According to group officials, Sivasailam had gone to ... Read more...

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Nissan Motor to ramp up distribution


December 13th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) By 2013, Japanese car marketing company Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd will ramp up its distribution network to 100 from the current 21 and also increase its product ... Read more...

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