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Some day Tata Motors will have plant in Bengal: Ratan Tata (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Showing no bitterness over what happened in Singur, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Friday said some day Tata Motors will have a plant somewhere in West ... Read more...

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Some day Tata Motors will have plant in Bengal: Ratan Tata


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Showing no bitterness over what happened in Singur, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Friday said some day Tata Motors will have a plant somewhere in the ... Read more...

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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition of the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order that ... Read more...

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Four militants held in Tripura


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Four militants from the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) have been arrested in Tripura, police said Thursday.The guerrillas were held Wednesday ... Read more...

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West Bengal moves apex court on Singur land law


August 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court verdict holding the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act as ... 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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Maruti Suzuki logs 9.2 percent sales growth


August 1st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd closed July with 9.2 percent sales growth as compared to sales logged during July 2011.In a statement issued Wednesday ... Read more...

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27 killed, 21 injured in accidents in northeast


July 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and 21 others injured in road accidents in three northeastern states - Mizoram, Assam and Manipur, officials said Saturday.At least ... Read more...

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Ford India to export Eco Sport; offers petrol, diesel versions


July 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Ford India Private Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of the US automobile major Ford Motor Company, has beefed up its engine capacity to 340,000 units and would ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader keeps away from his ‘Occupy Singur’ movement


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Much of the sheen of the "Occupy Singur" movement in West Bengal was lost after CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah, who had given the call, ... Read more...

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Monthly allowance to Singur’s unwilling farmers doubled


June 27th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday doubled to Rs.2,000 the monthly allowance of Singur's farmers unwilling to sell their lands after the Calcutta High Court struck ... Read more...

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Not aware president’s nod needed for Singur law: Narayanan


June 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Days after the Calcutta High Court struck down the law undoing the Singur land acquisition from Tata Group, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday said ... Read more...

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Congress seeks all party meet on Singur issue


June 24th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Demanding an all-party meeting to decide the next course of action on the Singur issue, the Congress' West Bengal unit Sunday said the Trinamool Congress-led ... Read more...

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Mamata thanks people for moral support on Singur


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) "Deeply touched" by the overwhelming response to her Facebook post on Singur, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said, on the social networking site, ... Read more...

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Singur farmers disappointed but still hopeful


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), June 22 (IANS) Notwithstanding their disappointment at the Calcutta High Court ruling against them, the "unwilling" farmers of Singur Friday said they would continue their war ... Read more...

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We are committed to the cause of Singur farmers: Mamata (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In the wake of the Calcutta High Court's verdict striking down as unconstitutional and void the Singur land act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Four killed, over 50 wounded in Pakistan bombing (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least four university pupils were killed and more than 50 other people injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit ... Read more...

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Four killed, over 50 wounded in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and more than 50 injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit a bus carrying university ... Read more...

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Three dead, 35 wounded in Pakistan bombing


June 18th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 35 injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit a bus carrying university students in ... Read more...

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General Motors to launch small car Sail in Q3


March 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) General Motors India (GM) is planning to launch its fourth small car in the country, a premium hatchback "Sail", by July-September, a company official said Monday."We ... Read more...

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Kerala gives nod to personal rapid transit system


February 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet Wednesday gave the nod for the formation of a new company, based on private-public participation, to set up a state of the art ... Read more...

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Diesel cars guzzling 40 percent of segment’s fuel: CSE


January 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Trashing industry contention that diesel use by cars is very low, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Wednesday said 40 percent of the ... Read more...

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Consider Bengal your ‘dreamland’, Mamata woos industrialists (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday assured industrialists her government would provide all kinds of facilities and urged ... Read more...

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Mamata woos industrialists, says will provide facilities


January 9th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the state government will provide all kinds of facilities to industrialists ... Read more...

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Volkswagen launches Touareg, Beetle variants


January 5th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile giant Volkswagen Thursday launched new versions of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Touareg and small car Beetle. It also unveiled its concept hybrid ... Read more...

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Tata compliments Mamata, she says thanks


December 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) They have not been on the best of terms over the Singur protests. But after the AMRI Hospital fire tragedy, Tata Group boss Ratan Tata ... Read more...

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Court extends stay on Singur land return


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday extended the stay on the state government move to return to farmers the land acquired in singur till the ... Read more...

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Tata’s Singur case appeal assigned to new bench


November 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Tata Motors' appeal in the Singur land case was Tuesday assigned to a new two-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court following an objection ... Read more...

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Tata may challenge Singur land law verdict Tuesday (Lead)


October 31st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday permitted Tata Motors to appeal against its verdict validating the Singur land law but the petition could not be filed ... 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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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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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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Assocham for state’s role in land acquisition for industry


October 9th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Disagreeing with the West Bengal government's view that it has no role to play in land acquisition for industrial projects, industry body Assocham Sunday said ... Read more...

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Economists divided over Singur judgment


September 29th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Economists in the city are divided over Wednesday's Calcutta High Court verdict upholding the validity of the Singur land act passed by the Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Singur farmers distribute sweets, throw colour


September 28th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Sep 28 (IANS) Residents of this hamlet distributed sweets, and joyously smeared each other with gulal on hearing of the Calcutta High Court judgement Wednesday upholding ... Read more...

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