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Shutdown hits life in Karnataka


September 20th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Karnataka Thursday following the call for nation-wide shutdown to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and ... Read more...

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PMO lists inclusive growth achievements


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's office (PMO) has listed 10 major achievements that showcase inclusive growth in the last one decade.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official Twitter account ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp in technology alliance with Italian firm


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Two-wheeler producer Hero MotoCorp Thursday said it has roped in Italian design firm Engines Engineering to develop internal capabilities in design and engines after the ... Read more...

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Bike sales in August down first time in three years


September 10th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Motorcycle sales in India shrunk for the first time since 2009, data furnished Monday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.India, which is ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp ropes in new technology partner


September 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has roped in a third technological partner to develop internal capabilities in design and engines after the firm's break up with ... Read more...

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Auto firms bullish on electric vehicles after government plan


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Days after the government announced a Rs.23,000 crore plan for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles automobile majors Thursday unveiled their plans in the segment.Two-wheeler ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp expects sales to pick up in festive season


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp Wednesday said it expects motorcycles sales to grow during the festive season after two straight months of fall in demand in line with ... Read more...

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Life back to normal in east Delhi, six more arrested


September 5th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Two days after large scale rioting in which a man was killed, life was limping back to normal in Mayur Vihar Phase III of east ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm after Delhi violence, 22 detained (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in parts of east Delhi where largescale violence overnight left one man dead, with police Monday saying they had detained 22 ... Read more...

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Man killed in east Delhi firing was family’s sole provider


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) While the police denying any role in his death, Vinod Singh Negi's widowed mother and married sister in Uttarakhand have lost their sole breadwinner in ... Read more...

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East Delhi situation under control, 22 detained (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The situation in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar was under control, police said Monday, a day after one person was killed and many injured in a ... Read more...

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East Delhi violence under control


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The situation in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar, where one person was killed and many people were injured following a mob that went on a rampage ... Read more...

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One dead, many injured in Delhi violence (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and many people were injured here Sunday as police fired at a mob which went on a rampage after two men ... Read more...

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Mob sets police booth, many vehicles afire in Delhi (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Angered over two people on a two-wheeler getting injured after police forcibly stopped them, a mob set a police booth, a DTC bus and many ... Read more...

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Helmets must for bikers, pillion riders: Transport minister (Goa Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Goa's most popular festival, Ganesh Chaturthi, which will be celebrated Sep 19, is the deadline set by the state government to make wearing of helmets compulsory ... Read more...

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Consumption in rural India growing faster than urban areas: CRISIL


August 29th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) For the first time since economic reforms began two decades ago, consumption in rural India is growing faster than in urban areas, a survey by ratings ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest rain halts Delhi


August 21st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The season's heaviest downpour in the national capital Tuesday morning left thousands stranded for hours in traffic jams as many parts of the city were ... Read more...

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National TSD Rally championship launched


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) The first round of the inaugural JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, promoted by the Berunda Adventure Club, will be flagged off here Sunday.Nearly 50 ... Read more...

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Tripura introduces high security vehicle number plates


July 30th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 30 (IANS) The Tripura government Monday introduced high security registration plates for all vehicles to check their thefts and accidents in the northeastern state.Accidents and thefts of cars ... Read more...

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Double for Fahad Kutty at National Racing


July 29th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 29 (IANS) Mumbai's Fahad Kutty of Team Game Over completed a splendid double in the Indian Junior Touring Cars class at the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp first quarter net profit grows by 10.2 percent


July 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp Thursday reported a 10.2 percent rise in net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal which stood at Rs.615.46 ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena leader killed in Pune


July 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 17 (IANS) A Shiv Sena leader was killed by unidentified assailants as he was returning home from the party office on the outskirts of the city, police said ... Read more...

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Birla tyres undecided on commissioning Odisha unit


July 11th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Birla Tyres said Wednesday it is yet to decide on when to commission its passenger car tyre making unit at Balasore in Odisha."We have not yet ... 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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Footballer dies after on-field injury in West Bengal


July 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Yet again bringing into stark focus the lack of medical facilities on India's soccer grounds, a footballer died following an on-field injury after he was moved ... Read more...

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Haryana health minister among six injured in accident


July 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Haryana's Health Minister Narender Singh was among six people injured Monday in an accident involving his car and a CRPF vehicle in Chandigarh's high security area, ... 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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Nissan, Honda Motorcycle log good growth in June


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Nissan Motor India Private Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of Japanese auto maker Nissan Motor Company, Monday announced that it closed June 2012 with sales of 4,167 ... Read more...

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Rajasthan offers sops to industrial units


June 13th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) To attract investment into Rajasthan, the state cabinet Wednesday offered various sops to prospective industrial units."These decisions of the cabinet will pave way for investment of ... Read more...

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Car sales growth lowest in last seven months


June 11th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Domestic passenger car sales recorded the slowest growth in the last seven months in May at 2.78 percent and stood at 1,63,229 units from 1,58,809 ... Read more...

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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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Hero to merge investment arm with self, invest Rs.2,575 crore


June 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two-wheeler maker, Monday said it would merge with itself Hero Investments, the investment arm of the parent firm, and set ... Read more...

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Close races likely in National Motorcycle meet


June 1st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 1 (IANS) With 64 entries in the Championship category and a further 212 riders in the three single-make series, the 2012 MMSC-Sidvin National Motorcycle Racing Championship here this ... Read more...

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Suzuki looking at India as a two-wheeler export hub


May 15th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler major Suzuki Motor Corporation Tuesday said it is looking at the possibility of making India an export hub."We have recently started exports (of two-wheelers) ... Read more...

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HMSI launches its second 110 cc bike for mass market


May 15th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In a bid to capture the mass rural market share, two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) Tuesday launched its second 110 cc ... Read more...

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