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Toyota to invest Rs.900 crore to raise production


September 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota Thursday said it will invest Rs.900 crore by next March to increase production capacity at its Bangalore plant."We will be investing ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to invest over Rs.700 crore in India


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) German Volkswagen Group Thursday said it will invest €100 million euro (over Rs.700 crore) in its three Indian subsidiaries, including Volkswagen India, Skoda and Audi ... Read more...

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Tractor sales to pick up from October: Escorts


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Tractor sales, which have been flat for about six months due to a delayed monsoon, are expected to pick up from October following recent rains, agri-machinery ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks Rs.4,050 crore from centre for drought relief


August 10th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday sought financial assistance of Rs.4,050 crore from the central government to compensate farmers in view of the drought-like conditions in the state.Chief ... Read more...

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Haryana residents take to the streets over power woes


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) The residents of various towns in Haryana took to the streets Wednesday to protest against erratic and virtually no power supply in the past 24 hours.Protestors ... Read more...

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Racold Thermo eyes Rs.150 crore market


June 20th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Pune-based Racold Thermo Ltd. is planning to achieve three-fold growth in its solar heater business to Rs.1.5 billion, a company official said Wednesday here."We are eyeing ... Read more...

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Summer vacations bring drought in blood banks: Experts (June 14 is World Blood Donor Day)


June 14th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Every summer, 10-year-old Aditya's parents face a tough time trying to arrange two units of 'A negative' blood for their thalassemia-afflicted son as the student ... Read more...

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HMSI launches its second 110 cc bike for mass market


May 15th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In a bid to capture the mass rural market share, two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) Tuesday launched its second 110 cc ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki exports one millionth vehicle


April 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday dispatched its one millionth vehicle, a red coloured hatchback A-star, for delivery in Denmark.The export vehicle left the ... Read more...

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Haryana gets Rs 4,700 crore industrial investment


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), April 23 (IANS) With the inauguration of two units and laying the foundation stones of six major industrial units, Haryana Monday saw industrial investment of Rs. 4,700 crore, ... Read more...

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Suzuki unveils new bike, scooter


January 5th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Japanese auto major Suzuki Thursday launched a 110cc motorcycle Hayate and a 125cc scooter Swish, targeted at the youth.Hayate is the third bike introduced by ... Read more...

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Kashmir to operate gas turbine to augment power supply


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) To give some relief to the electricity-starved Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government Monday decided to operate its gas turbine power generating unit which would give ... Read more...

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Lava launches unbreakable phone handset A16


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Handset manufacture Lava mobiles Thursday launched its unbreakable series phone A16 which can withstand an impact of 120 kg and is priced in the ... Read more...

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Honda launches new variant of City sedan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Honda Wednesday launched a new variant of its mid-size sedan City, priced between Rs.6.99 lakh and Rs.10.22 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).The company said the ... Read more...

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Computer monitor sales up 17 percent


November 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The personal computer (PC) monitor sales in top 30 cities of the country stood at 7.41 lakh units during the quarter ended Sep 30, a ... Read more...

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Hyundai India eyes 10 percent growth in FY12


October 18th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Buoyed by the launch of its new small car Eon in India, South Korean auto major Hyundai Tuesday said it is eyeing 9-10 percent sales growth ... Read more...

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Dhumal reviews Himachal power shortage


October 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) With Himachal Pradesh facing a power shortage due to low generation in hydropower plants, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday called a meeting here to review ... Read more...

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Honda eyes 15 percent sales growth


October 11th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) Japanese car maker Honda's Indian subsidiary Tuesday said it is eyeing 10-15 percent sales growth in terms of volume this fiscal."We had sold 60,000 units in ... Read more...

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TI to double turnover in cycle segment


September 30th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 30 (IANS) The Tube Investments of India Ltd (TI), a unit of the $3.8 billion Chennai-based Murugappa group, is aiming to double its turnover in its cycle segment ... Read more...

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Honda launches entry-level hatchback Brio


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Tuesday launched its entry-level hatchback Brio, priced in the range of Rs.3.95 lakh to Rs.5.10 lakh."We have been able ... Read more...

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Ricoh India aims to triple growth by FY13


September 9th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ricoh India, a subsidiary of Japan-based imaging solutions leader Ricoh Company, is eyeing three-fold growth in its revenue to Rs.900 crore by the 2013 fiscal, a ... Read more...

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Vespa to be back on Indian roads by march 2012


September 6th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The iconic Vespa scooter will be back on Indian roads by March next year, more than a decade after it was withdrawn by Italian two- ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant to expand by FY 2014


August 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) India's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki Thursday said it will expand its plant at Haryana's Manesar by five lakh units by the 2014 fiscal."Our Manesar plant ... Read more...

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Ford’s Figo crosses one lakh-sales mark


July 1st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Figo, Ford India's best-selling hatchback, has sold more than one lakh units since it was launched 15 months ago, the company said Friday."Due to continued strong ... Read more...

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Voluntary blood donation increases in Haryana


June 14th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) Voluntary blood donation in Haryana has recorded a significant increase - from over 56 percent in 2008 to nearly 91 percent in 2010 of the total ... Read more...

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Yamaha looks to double India bike sales


May 28th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Japanese motorbike manufacturer Yamaha's India subsidiary Saturday said it is aiming to double its bike sales to 500,000 units this year."We are aiming to sell 5 ... Read more...

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Godrej eyeing 25 percent refrigerator market share


May 26th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, one of the largest players of home appliances, is aiming to grow at 25 percent rate in volume terms in ... Read more...

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Honda targets sales of 21 lakh mobikes, scooters


May 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd (HMSI), the 100 percent owned two-wheeler subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, hopes to sell 21 lakh motorcycles and ... Read more...

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Indian digital camera market grows 69 percent


May 9th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian digital camera market posted a 69 percent increase in sales at 845,000 units during the quarter ended Dec 31, 2010 as against 501,000 ... Read more...

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1:1 bonus issue by TVS Motor Company


April 29th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai April 29 (IANS) Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company's board Friday recommended bonus equity issue of 1:1.The Rs.47.51 crore equity based company closed the year 2010-11 with ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki grows 24.8 percent


April 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki registered a 24.8 percent growth at 12,71,005 units sold during the financial year 2010-11 as against 10,18,365 units during the previous ... Read more...

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GM to launch 6 new cars in India


March 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Carmaker General Motors (GM) India will launch 14 variants of six new models in the country in the next two years, a top company executive said ... Read more...

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Smooth ride for two-wheeler makers in February (Roundup)


March 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler companies continued their buoyant sales in February with Hero Honda Motors, TVS Motor and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India logging good growth for the month as ... Read more...

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Hero Honda’s February sales up 23 percent


March 1st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero Honda Motors Monday reported an increase of more than 23 percent in its sales figure for February, which stood at 4,72,055 units over ... Read more...

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Use incentives to build affordable housing: Selja (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja Monday said the budget for 2011-12 had created a fiscal policy environment for the growth of the housing ... Read more...

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