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Canon expects Rs.100 crore revenue in five years


September 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Japanese major Canon, which recently entered the cinematography imaging domain in India by launching a Cinema EOS product line, Wednesday said it is expecting to clock ... Read more...

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United Bank cuts interest rates on loans above Rs.1 crore


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) United Bank of India has reduced interest rates by 0.75 percent to 2.75 percent on medium and small loans above Rs.1 crore with effect from Sep ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar on jury of Cairo film fest


September 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian director Madhur Bhandarkar has been invited at the 35th Cairo International Film Festival, starting Nov 27, to judge a segment.Bhandarkar has been chosen ... Read more...

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Escorts focuses on Africa to export tractors


September 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Escorts Limited, a leading manufacturer and supplier of agri-machinery products, is focusing on African markets to export its tractors as the farm sector in country is ... Read more...

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Tata Motors unveils Xenon pick-up


September 4th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Tata Motors, India's largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Monday strengthened its product portfolio in the pick-up segment with the launch of its Xenon."The pick-up segment is growing ... Read more...

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M&M; logs 22 percent sales growth in August


September 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M;) Saturday announced that it has logged 22 percent sales growth in August this year as compared to the same ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sales down 40 percent in August


September 1st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki logged 40 percent lower sales in August as compared to the offtake during the corresponding month of 2011.The automobile maker was hit by labour ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar closes August with 20 percent sales growth


September 1st, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor continued its robust growth last month logging 20 percent rise in sales over the figures of the corresponding month last ... Read more...

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Few takers for post-paid connection in Pakistan


August 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Less than five percent Pakistanis have post-paid mobile phone connections, while the rest - about 96 to 97 percent - have pre-paid connection, a media report ... Read more...

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Ingersoll Rand launches China-made air-conditioners


August 14th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ingersoll Rand India Tuesday launched the China-made Trane brand premium split air conditioners and said it is targeting a market share of five percent in the ... Read more...

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Singapore’s GDP contracts


August 10th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 10 (IANS) Singapore's economy shrank by 0.7 percent on quarter in the second quarter, reversing the 9.5 percent growth in the previous quarter, said trade and industry ministry ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland’s sales grow, Bajaj Auto dip in July


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) City-based commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd closed July with higher sales compared to the number of vehicles sold during the same month in 2011, while ... Read more...

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Berger Paints to double capacity by 2013-end


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) With its greenfield project in Andhra Pradesh to become operational by May next year, Kolkata-based Berger Paints will double its capacity to 42,000 tonnes per month ... Read more...

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Tata Motors logs 15 percent sales growth


August 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Tata Motors logged 15 percent sales growth in July over the corresponding month in 2011.In a statement issued Wednesday, Tata Motors said it closed last month ... Read more...

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Mahindra & Mahindra grows 19 percent in July


August 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M;) closed July with 19 percent growth in sales selling 47,059 units.In a statement issued Wednesday, M&M; said the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Stewart quietly confident despite setbacks


August 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/CMC) Olympic silver medallist runner Kerron Stewart has been nowhere close to her best for the last two years but the determined Jamaican says she will not let ... Read more...

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Philips launches bodygroom product for men


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Philips India Friday launched Philips Bodygroom - BG2024, a body hair trimming and shaving gadget for men priced at Rs.2,495."Our research has shown that ... Read more...

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Indian small and light commercial vehicles to log 18 percent growth


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Indian small and light commercial vehicle (SCV and LCV) segment is expected to log a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18 percent over the ... Read more...

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Bajaj KTM to introduce multiple products in superbike segment


July 13th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Aiming to enhance its pole position in the country's premium motorcycle space, Bajaj Auto - which has a 47 percent equity stake in the Austria-based KTM ... Read more...

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SIAM slashes car sales growth forecast to 9-11 percent


July 10th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) Tuesday cut passenger car sales forecast to 9-11 percent for the current financial year owing to weak macro-economic ... Read more...

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Metro Tyres to invest Rs.100 crore to expand production


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) In line with the robust two-wheeler sales in the country, Metro Tyres will expand its production capacity, investing Rs.100 crore in the next five ... Read more...

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Himachal health minister’s resignation accepted


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Wednesday accepted the resignation of Health Minister Rajeev Bindal.Bindal, who has been appointed general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Poonawalla group acquires Dutch global vaccine company


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, July 4 (IANS) Serum Institute of India, the flagship company of the over $1 billion Poonawalla Group vaccine company, Wednesday announced the acquisition of Bilthoven Biologicals of the Netherlands, ... Read more...

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Hyundai’s June sales up by 3.5 percent


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Monday reported a rise of 3.5 percent in its overall June sales, due to increase in exports to Africa and South ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s June sales rise 20 percent


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday reported a 20.3 percent increase in sales, including exports, at 96,597 vehicles in June from 80,298 units sold in ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar logs 22 percent sales growth


July 1st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian car joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor closed last month with 22 percent sales growth as compared to June 2011.The company said in a statement that ... Read more...

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Tata Motors halts production at Jamshedpur plant


June 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) Tata Motors Thursday halted production at its Jamshedpur plant for three days to adjust production targets with shrinking demand."Production at the Jamshedpur plant is being ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister quits, chief minister says no


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Karnataka's Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Kumar Saturday resigned on charges that he took a housing plot in the city violating laws governing allotment of ... Read more...

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HP eyes 21.5 percent market share in consumer notebook segment


June 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Buoyed by the launch of new ultrabook models, technology giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) is eyeing 21.5 percent market share in the consumer notebook segment in India by ... Read more...

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Madonna flashes derriere on stage


June 17th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Pop icon Madonna seems to have no restraint about flashing her body parts. Just a week after giving fans a peek-a-boo of her breast, she ... Read more...

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Raymond to open tailoring academies across India


June 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Renowned clothing brand Raymond, seeking to promote the tailoring trade, will open 20 tailoring academies and numerous workshops across the country in the next five years, ... Read more...

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Woodland forays into kids segment


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) After catering to men and women, footwear and apparel brand Woodland has ventured into a product line for kids."Kids segment is one of the fastest ... Read more...

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Audi launches luxury sports utility vehicle


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Audi Wednesday launched compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Q3 priced between Rs.26,21,000 and Rs.31,49,000 (ex-showroom Maharashtra).According to the company, in the ... Read more...

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Nikon to hike prices if rupee slump continues


June 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Japanese imaging major Nikon, which recently raised prices of select digital SLR camera models in India, Wednesday said another hike was likely if the rupee continued ... Read more...

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Digitalisation is the future: Prasar Bharati CEO


June 5th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Terming digitalisation as the future in television viewing, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar Tuesday said it would also help content providers understand which programme is a ... Read more...

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