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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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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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Police : Vt. Farmer crushed cops cars with tractors


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newport, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An incident occurred recently at Newport on 2nd August that astonished not only the sheriffs but the residents as well. A 34 year old farmer, Roger Pion ... Read more...

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IFC loans euro 10 million to Same DeutzFahr India


July 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The International Finance Corporation (IFC) Tuesday announced a loan of euro 10 million (Rs.680 million) to the Indian subsidiary of Italian tractor maker Same DeutzFahr ... Read more...

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UP accident kills four


June 5th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Four people were killed Tuesday when two trucks caught fire after a head-on collision in Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place near Paijania village on ... Read more...

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M&M; research centre inaugurated


April 12th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra's Rs.650 crore research and development (R&D;) centre - Mahindra Research Valley - was formally inaugurated by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ... Read more...

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Tractor major to invest Rs.160 crore in expansion


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) In order to continue its harvest of bumper sales at a time when the industry is logging negative growth, city based tractor major Rs.8,021 crore turnover ... Read more...

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BJP leader held for attacking mining inspector


March 11th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 11 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested in Madhya Pradesh Sunday for attacking a mining inspector and looting two tractors loaded with illegally mined ... Read more...

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Maoists release abducted labourers in Jharkhand


February 21st, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 21 (IANS) Maoists late Monday released six road construction labourers whom they had abducted in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said Tuesday."Maoist guerrillas, facing pressure because of police operations, ... Read more...

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No trace of abducted workers in Jharkhand


February 20th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 20 (IANS) Police were Monday yet to trace the six road construction workers abducted by Maoists from Jharkhand's Giridih district despite searches in areas along the Bihar border."We ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct laborers, torch vehicles in Jharkhand


February 19th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 19 (IANS) In yet another daring attack, Maoist guerrillas torched four vehicles and abducted at least six laborers involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police ... Read more...

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Follow Nagaland’s example for food security, northeast urged


February 10th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 10 (IANS) Northeastern states must follow the example of Nagaland - the only food sufficient state in the region - and increase food production to ensure food ... Read more...

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Official fired for racing tractors on Russian street


February 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A municipal official in Russia's Siberia region got the boot after a video popped up on YouTube of his subordinates racing tractors in the streets.Two ... Read more...

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‘Steel Strips Wheels’ commences exports to Audi


December 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Automobile component manufacturer 'Steel Strips Wheels Limited' (SSWL) Friday said it had started exports of steel wheels to German carmaker Audi from Dec 30 from ... Read more...

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Maoists torch vehicles in Orissa


December 10th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) Armed Maoist guerrillas, including women, attacked the camp of a construction firm in Odisha's Bargarh district and torched about six vehicles, police said Saturday.The incident took ... Read more...

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Use or return land: Bengal minister to industrialists


November 19th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal) Nov 19 (IANS) West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee Friday asked the business community to set up units on the land given by the government or return ... Read more...

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Belarus offers trucks for Indian coal mining


June 18th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to boost its exports and strengthen economic ties with India, eastern European state of Belarus Saturday offered its state-of-the-art heavy duty dump ... Read more...

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Mahindra & Mahindra net profit rises 6.36 percent


May 30th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd Monday reported 6.36 percent increase in net profit at Rs.606.54 crore for the quarter ended March 31 as against Rs.570.26 crore during ... Read more...

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Haryana ex-legislator surrenders after 3-week stand-off


May 27th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 27 (IANS) After daring Haryana's law-enforcing agencies for nearly three weeks, a former legislator, accused of murder and rioting, finally surrendered before senior police officials here Friday ... Read more...

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JDS to hold anti-corruption rally from May 6


May 5th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, May 5 (ANI): Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) leader HD Kumaraswamy has announced plans to launch a state-wide anti-corruption rallies against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state Government.Addressing media, Kumaraswamy said ... Read more...

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FarmVille’s new offering - the English Countryside


March 17th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) FarmVille, a farming social network game on Facebook that has 45 million active players across the world, has now come up with the English ... Read more...

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Haryana leader starts tractor ‘yatra’


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kalka (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) At a time when most politicians use luxurious motorised raths (chariot) to conduct marches, Haryana Janhit Congress chief Kuldeep Bishnoi Monday initiated his party's 'Janhit Yatra' from ... Read more...

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Farmers siege dents Chouhan’s ‘all is well’ image


December 21st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The massive farmers agitation here since Sunday, which saw nearly one lakh farmers laying siege to Bhopal over their 183 demands, has come as an ... Read more...

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Farmers protest outside chief minister’s home


December 20th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 20 (IANS) Thousands of farmers Monday protested outside Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence to denounce his "government's indifference" and to demand better value for their crops.Under the ... Read more...

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India is not concerned about WikiLeaks, yet interested to know: Krishna


November 28th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Special Aircraft, Nov. 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said the government is not concerned about WikiLeaks but yet interested to know about it.Interacting with the mediapersons while returning to ... Read more...

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Tractors seized, power cut off, say Vidharbha farmers


November 20th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan decided to accord top priority to Vidarbha, which has one of the highest incidence of farmers suicides in the country, authorities ... Read more...

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Maoists torch two vehicles in Jharkhand


October 30th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Latehar, Oct 30 (ANI): Maoists torched two vehicles in Jharkhand's Latehar district in revenge for not getting the ransom demanded by them.Fifteen members of the rebel group of Jharkhand Army Tigers attacked ... Read more...

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Steel Strips Wheels bags export order worth Rs.15 lakh


October 18th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Auto-component manufacturer Steel Strips Wheels Monday said it has bagged an export order worth Rs.15 lakh to supply 400 truck trailer wheel rims to a customer ... Read more...

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Escorts delivers 100 tractors to Tanzania


October 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian tractor manufacturer Escorts Thursday delivered 100 tractors to Tanzania as part of a contract with the government there.Escorts delivered its premium Farmtrac brand of tractors at ... Read more...

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Britain India’s largest automobile export market


October 4th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Britain has emerged as India's largest automobile export market where the Indian auto industry sold passenger vehicles worth $481 million in 2009-10, a leading industry lobby said ... Read more...

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FICCI calls for upping the auto export target


October 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry is confident of achieving the 2016 export target of $12 billion a good two years ahead in 2013-14, an industry lobby said Monday, ... Read more...

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Impressed by Argentina, Punjab to explore soy farming


September 18th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Argentina's success in soy farming has prompted the Punjab government to explore that option for crop diversification, keeping in view the huge demand of soy oil in India, ... Read more...

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Lawyers need to follow law in petitions, says apex court


September 13th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that lawyers would have to follow the discipline of law while drafting petitions making averments and prayers. A bench of Chief Justice S.H. ... Read more...

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Steel Strips Wheels to expand capacity


September 13th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Auto-component manufacturer Steel Strips Wheels Ltd (SSWL) Monday said that it is increasing the capacity of its plant at Oragadam near Chennai by four million wheel ... Read more...

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Mahindra and Mahindra Q1 net profit jumps 40.3 percent


July 28th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) registered a 40.3 percent growth in net profit for the first quarter of this fiscal at Rs.562.4 crore as against Rs.400.9 ... Read more...

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