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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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South Delhi residents battle lethargy, danger


September 13th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A cluster of about 250 families in a government colony in south Delhi are battling official lethargy and the haphazard road laying that has almost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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586 killed in Himachal road accidents this year


August 30th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) More than 580 people have died in over 1,600 incidents of road accidents this year in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said. State ... Read more...

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Government approves plan to promote hybrid vehicles


August 29th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The government Wednesday approved a project for the promotion of environmentally-friendly electric and hybrid vehicles, at a total cost of Rs.23,000 crore ($4 billion) which ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shutdown in Kerala over CPI-M leader’s arrest


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Kerala Thursday as the state observed a shutdown on a call given by the opposition CPI-M to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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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Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon delayed (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) As the monsoon missed its scheduled date with the capital, denizens continued to reel under the scorching heat Friday with the minimum temperature settling four ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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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British travel advisory on theft, drugs in Goa


June 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 26 (IANS) A British travel advisory has identified the Goan beach villages of Calangute and Candolim as hubs of theft and bag-snatching gangs.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advisory, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ - a romp into raw, rugged heartland (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs Of Wasseypur"; Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadha, Huma Quershi, Reema Sen, Piyush Mishra and others: Director: Anurag Kashyap; Rating:****Bleeding brilliance in almost every frame, breathing fire through ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mathura tense, two dead


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The death toll in the communal flare-up in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town rose to two Saturday, with a man succumbing to his injuries.Home department officials told ... Read more...

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TVS Motor sales down in May


June 1st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd closed last month selling 176,012 units, down from 185,930 units sold during May 2011.In a statement issued Friday, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi complying with rules against tinted glasses: Police


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi traffic police Saturday thanked and praised residents of Delhi for complying with the new regulation against using tinted glasses on their vehicles.According to ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp’s fourth quarter net up 20 percent


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two-wheeler maker, Wednesday reported a 20.33 percent rise in net profit for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011-12 at Rs.603.59 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TVS Motor sales up 7 percent in April


May 1st, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Two and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd closed April with a 7 percent growth in sales volume in the domestic market as compared to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Helmets to be made mandatory for women in Delhi


April 25th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to make helmet wearing compulsory for pillion riders irrespective of their gender ... Read more...

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80 entries for National Autocross


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Nearly 80 vehicles, some of them driven by well-known names, are likely to take part in the first round of the inaugural Indian National Autocross Championship ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goa plans mechanism to deter petrol smugglers


April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Goa will soon start monitoring petrol pumps located on its borders to deter "petrol smugglers" from spiriting away hundreds of litres of cheap petrol, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

West Bengal: only a quarter use tap water


March 27th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The West Bengal census report of 2011 revealed Tuesday that only 25.4 and 54.5 percent of households use tap water and have electricity in their homes.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gehlot presents populist budget with eye to coming polls


March 26th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 26 (IANS) With an eye to the coming state assembly elections by the end of next year, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who also holds the finance ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa budget proposes to reduce petrol price by Rs.11 a litre


March 26th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) In a step that will make petrol in Goa the cheapest in India, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday proposed a reduction in prices of the fuel ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp to set up manufacturing plants in Africa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp Tuesday said it has identified growth markets in Africa to set up manufacturing and assembly plants there."We have identified some ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Workers clash with police, vehicles torched


March 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 19 (IANS) Workers of an export unit here clashed with police, setting fire to more than a dozen police and fire brigade vehicles in violence that left many ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fatal accidents, deaths down in Delhi: Police


March 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Delhi traffic police said Sunday that accidents and deaths in the capital were lower in the first quarter of the calendar year compared ... Read more...

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Bharti AXA to infuse Rs.200 crore additional capital in 2012


March 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Private sector insurer Bharti AXA General Insurance is looking at an additional Rs.200 crore capital infusion this calendar year to fund its expansion plans, a top ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Honda Motorcycle logs growth, TVS Motor slips in February


March 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler makers Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) and TVS Motor Company closed last month with mixed sales results.While HMSI logged impressive growth in sales figures ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trucks to make debut in Desert Storm rally


February 19th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As many as 143 vehicles, including huge AMW trucks, 4-wheel drive SUVs, Gypsys, two-wheelers and Moto Quads will be participating in the week-long Desert Storm ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

TVS Motor logs five percent sales growth in January


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd closed last month with a five percent sales growth compared to January 2011.Announcing the monthly sales figures Wednesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A millionaire on scooter vs a royal on a Merc! (With Images)


January 29th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) He may be a multi-millionaire but that doesn't stop Surjit Singh Kohli from riding around on a scooter through the congested bylanes of Punjab's Patiala town ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pune stunned as rogue bus driver crushes nine (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were crushed to death and two dozen injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, knocking down motorists, pedestrians and ... Read more...

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Nine die as bus driver goes berserk in busy Pune (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were killed and two dozen were injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, crushing motorists, pedestrians and vehicles and ... Read more...

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Mahindra Group unveils electric car


January 7th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Mahindra Group Friday unveiled its Reva NXR next generation concept electric vehicle (EV). The car is expected to be launched in November around ... Read more...

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