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GM to launch more dealerships


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) As the launch of its much awaited hatchback Sail U-Va nears, American automobile major General Motor Friday said that it is increasing the number of ... Read more...

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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Ford India recalls over 1.28 lakh cars for faulty components


August 13th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of American auto giant Ford Motor Company, is recalling 128,655 units of its popular Figo and Classic models to rectify problems ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

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Pakistani makes car that runs on water


July 27th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A Pakistani engineer has built a car that runs on water, a feat that left onlookers astounded.Engineer Waqar Ahmad drove his car using water as fuel ... Read more...

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Renault launches compact SUV Duster


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) French automobile major Renault Wednesday launched its compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Duster in one petrol and two diesel versions. The three variants are priced ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in J&K; go on indefinite strike


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association here went on an indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir from Tuesday, demanding action against those involved in the suspicious death ... Read more...

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Country facing economic emergency: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Asserting that the country was facing an "economic emergency", the BJP Tuesday said that the government is trying to protect the business interests of ... Read more...

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China cuts fuel prices


June 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices have been cut for the second time in a month in China amid growing government efforts to reverse a sharp slowdown in ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage to ease in Chennai, says Jayalalithaa


May 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the acute shortage of petrol and diesel will end in the metropolis as urgent steps are being taken ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike a necessity but no decision yet: Jaipal Reddy


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 22 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Tuesday said no decision had been taken on increasing fuel prices in the country but added that it ... Read more...

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British couples find kids too costly


May 11th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Rising cost of bills, petrol and food is making many British couples shelve their plans to start a family, says a survey which found four in ... Read more...

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Pune varsity guard shot dead


May 4th, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 4 (IANS) A security guard of the University of Pune was shot dead by an unidentified youth in the campus Thursday night, sending shockwaves among the student community ... Read more...

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Britain’s consumer spending slows in March


April 24th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) British consumer spending power continued to slow in March, dropping by 1.1 percent compared to a year earlier reaching the lowest level since February 2011, Lloyds ... Read more...

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Man burns ex-wife, kid, father-in-law to death in Britain


April 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) A man in Britain killed his estranged wife, baby son and father-in-law by setting their house ablaze after being "encouraged and goaded" by his new girlfriend, ... Read more...

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‘Automobile sales to rise 10-12 percent in 2012-13′


April 10th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry is expecting a 10-12 percent rise in sales in fiscal 2012-13 from the 17,376,624 units sold in 2011-12 on better macro-economic ... Read more...

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Inspired by TV soap, teen kills mother with hammer


April 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A British teenager has been jailed for 16 years for beating his mother to death with a hammer in a murder inspired by TV soap "Coronation ... Read more...

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Many biofuels less sustainable than petrol: Experts


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 3 (IANS) Many biofuels are less sustainable than petrol and diesel, Dutch think tank CE Delft said Tuesday."If you take into account the land use, CO2-emissions and ... Read more...

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British fuel tanker drivers postpone strike


March 31st, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have decided to postpone a strike until after the Easter holidays in early April, the representing union said.Unite, the largest union ... Read more...

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Karun’s team to start fifth in World Endurance Racing


March 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sebring (USA), March 17 (IANS) The JRM team comprising India's Karun Chandhok and British drivers David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, qualified fifth for the 12-hour FIA World Endurance Championship's opening ... Read more...

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‘Budget may not check diesel subsidy misuse’


March 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The union budget has failed to take steps to stop the misuse of diesel subsidy by private cars, said advocacy organisation Centre for Science ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s inflation drops


March 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka's inflation has dropped to the lowest level in 24 months, hitting 2.7 percent in February, the latest data from the Central Bank showed Thursday.Inflation, ... Read more...

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May consider reduction of diesel subsidy : Reddy


February 15th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 14 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy Tuesday said his ministry may consider at an appropriate time to reduce the subsidy it incurs on selling cheaply diesel and liquefied ... Read more...

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BJP proposes to confiscate assets of corrupt politicians


January 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Jan 24 (IANS) Promising to set up the office of an "empowered Lokayukta" in Punjab, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said properties and wealth of corrupt leaders ... Read more...

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General Motors showcases two new vehicles


January 6th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) US auto major General Motors Friday unveiled two vehicles - a premium hatchback Sail and a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) concept - under its Chevrolet brand ... Read more...

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Fiat launches new versions of Linea and Punto


January 4th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Italian automaker Fiat Tuesday launched the new versions of its sedan Linea and hatchback Punto priced between Rs.4.81 lakh to Rs.6.71 lakh and Rs.6.83 lakh ... Read more...

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Rupee slide continues, now at another all-time low


December 14th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) The Indian rupee fell to another all-time intra-day low Wednesday to 53.75 to a dollar, amid continued demand for the greenback from importers and gloomy ... Read more...

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Rupee recovers from record low but outlook gloomy


December 13th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) The Indian rupee, which Tuesday slipped to a new low of 53.50 to a US dollar intra-day, recovered a bit, but weakness in the currency persisted ... Read more...

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Involve corporates to develop villages: Hazare (Lead)


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday called for returning to the Gandhian principles of holistic development of villages and creating more 'model villages' with the help of ... Read more...

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Government to decide on ethanol price soon


November 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The government Monday said it would soon decide on the price of ethanol that is blended with petrol."We will shortly decide on ethanol price and ... Read more...

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IT professional charged with murder of ex-lover’s fiancee


November 15th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 15 (IANS) The Pune Cantonment Court Tuesday charged Anushree Kundra, an IT professional, for the murder of her former lover's fiancee and remanded her to judicial custody ... Read more...

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IOC reports quarterly net loss of Rs.7,485.55 crore


November 9th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Joining its state-owned oil marketing peers, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Wednesday reported huge losses in the second quarter ended Sep 30 at Rs.7,485.55 crore owing to ... Read more...

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Girl burnt in ’satanic ritual’


October 24th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 24 (IANS) A teenaged girl was in a coma Monday after being doused with petrol and burnt alive in a "satanic ritual" in Johannesburg, a media report said.Kirsty ... 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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Food inflation slips marginally, still above comfort level


October 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India's food inflation dipped marginally to 9.32 percent for the week ended Oct 1, but still remained far above comfortable levels of policymakers, official data ... Read more...

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