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BHEL exploring non-power equipment business for profits


August 11th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Aug 11 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) plans to focus on increasing its revenue from non-power segments like railways, defence and others, said a top ... Read more...

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Toshiba JSW to export power turbines, generators


February 12th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Japanese-Indian power equipment joint venture Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt Ltd will export its products from its plant here apart from catering to the domestic ... Read more...

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Ghana wants Indian projects to employ local people


December 13th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Ghana, Dec 13 (IANS) Ghana's Energy Minister Joe Oteng-Adjei has cautioned Indian companies against bringing their nationals to work on contracts in the country, instead of engaging Ghanaians who could ... Read more...

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Leyland-Deere to enter wheel-loader segment in 2013


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) Construction equipment manufacturer Ashok Leyland John Deere Construction Equipment Company Pvt Ltd plans to enter the wheel-loader segment in 2013 after the launch of its backhoe ... 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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Google buys restaurant review guide Zagat


September 9th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- Internet search giant Google Inc. on Thursday announced it has acquired restaurant review guide Zagat in an effort to provide more local content in the United States. ... Read more...

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Nissan to export 20 percent of mini-vans made in India


July 31st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) As part of its strategy to make India a global hub for a range of automobiles, Japan's Nissan Motor will export 20 percent of its proposed ... 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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Huawei to launch 10 to 12 new products


June 16th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Huawei Devices, the Indian subsidiary of Chinese telecom major Huawei Technologies, plans to launch 10-12 new products, including tablets and 3G-based phones, this year.Launching three new ... Read more...

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Daimler to label India trucks BharatBenz, unveils new logo


February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) German auto major Daimler AG Thursday announced that trucks rolling out of its Indian plant would be labelled BharatBenz. The company also unveiled a new logo for the ... Read more...

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Toyota aims to sell 70,000 units of Etios models in 2011


December 6th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Bangalore-based Toyota Kirloskar Motor is confident of selling 70,000 units of its Etios models - sedan and hatchback - in 2011 thereby utilising the full capacity of ... Read more...

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Reliance Broadcast Net And CBS Launches Big CBS Prime In India


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian viewers must be happy to hear the news that India's Reliance Broadcast Net and CBS has launched Big CBS Prime on Monday. The network Big ... Read more...

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Samsung to make India production hub for consumer electronics


November 26th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) South Korean electronics major Samsung, which has announced Rs.350 crore fresh investments at its facility near here by 2016, is planning to make India its production hub for ... Read more...

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Areva to import critical parts for first nuke units in India


October 15th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) French nuclear group Areva is at an advanced stage of negotiations with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to supply six mega light water reactors and ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to launch premium sedan Lancer Evolution X


September 30th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) India's oldest car maker Hindustan Motors is planning to launch premium sedan- Lancer Evolution X- from the stables of Japanese Mitsubishi Motors this fiscal.The two companies have a ... Read more...

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Daimler to set up plant near Chennai to produce trucks (Lead)


March 18th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Daimler India Commercial Vehicle Pvt Ltd, the 100 percent Indian subsidiary of German automobile giant Daimler AG, Thursday said it is setting up a plant near here to ... Read more...

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Toshiba, Jindals target $400 mn from new power equipment venture


February 1st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) The steam turbine and power generation venture between Toshiba of Japan and Jindal Steel Works is proposing to start initial production next year with a targeted turnover of ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan venture to start production in May


January 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Renault Nissan Automobile India, a joint venture between Japanese Nissan Motor Co and French Renault, is all set to start commercial production of a compact car this May, ... Read more...

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General Motors launches new sedan ‘Cruze’


October 21st, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) General Motors (GM) Wednesday launched a new sedan "Cruze" in the Indian market and said its yet unnamed small car will hit the roads in December. "About 72 ... Read more...

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Volkswagen India plans to double distribution network


September 25th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) German auto giant Volkswagen is planning to double its distribution network in India and increase brand spend before its much awaited entry into the country's small car segment ... Read more...

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At 50, Doordarshan beams to a challenging tomorrow (With Image)


September 20th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) There was a time when its name was synonymous with television in India. Now, 50 years after Doordarshan first beamed grainy black and white images ... Read more...

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Ford India on track to launch small car


September 3rd, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Ford India Pvt Ltd's proposed small car will be fitted with 1.2 litre petrol and 1.5 litre diesel engines in order to satisfy the Indian government's definition of ... Read more...

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Ford India to raise localisation levels


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Auto major Ford India is adopting a multi-pronged strategy to expand its market share, including raising the local content of its vehicles, expanding the dealer and service centre ... Read more...

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India okays facsimile editions of foreign newspapers


January 14th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In a move that will pave the way for facsimile editions of leading global media brands like The Wall Street Journal, the government Wednesay formally notified its ... Read more...

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African media gets shot in the arm with launch of A24 Media’’s online content site


September 20th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi (Kenya) Sept.20 (ANI): The African media environment has received a shot in the arm with the launch of A24 Medias online content delivery site, which is designed to bring the ... Read more...

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Foreign news magazines can have Indian editions (Lead)


September 18th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday further relaxed its media policy by allowing foreign news magazines to have Indian editions.A cabinet notification said such publications would cover those falling ... Read more...

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Government approves publication of Indian editions of foreign magazines


September 18th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 18 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to review the Print Media policy by allowing publication of India editions of foreign magazines publishing news and comments ... Read more...

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Muthoot group plans radio business growth through acquisitions


July 8th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) The Kerala-based Muthoot group, with business interests in finance, real estate, healthcare and education, wants to acquire FM radio stations, a top company official said here Tuesday. "We ... Read more...

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Malaysia denies curbs on Tamil TV shows (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 3 (IANS) Malaysia Tuesday denied it had banned Tamil TV shows from being aired on state controlled media, saying the accusation was "baseless". "Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) through its ... Read more...

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Pyramid Saimira to open 2,000 movie screens across India by 2010


March 28th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
By Nayanima Basu Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Indian entertainment major Pyramid Saimira Group is planning to open a total of 2,000 movie screens, a mix of multiplex and individual ones, across India by ... Read more...

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