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Himachal directed to ban smoking at public places


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the state government to file a reply on ensuring implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Himachal defers ban on gutka till October


July 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Less than a week after imposing a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco paan masala) and its variants in the state, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Himachal bans gutkha, paan masala


July 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday imposed a ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutkha', 'paan masala' and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Renault launches compact SUV Duster


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) French automobile major Renault Wednesday launched its compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Duster in one petrol and two diesel versions. The three variants are priced ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vidya Balan bags another endorsement deal (With Image)


May 21st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) National Award winning actress Vidya Balan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of new range of Aliva, one of the popular snacks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan to test-fire n-missile


May 19th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Pakistan will test fire a new nuclear-capable missile by the end of this month, a media report said Saturday.Geo News reported that the surface-to-surface `Nasr' missile ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hyundai enhances supply of its diesel powered i20 and Verna


April 16th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Monday said it is enhancing the supply of its hatchback i20 diesel and sedan Verna diesel models."Increased supply will ease the waiting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota Kirloskar Motor ships cars to South Africa


April 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) entered the overseas market Wednesday, shipping out cars to South Africa. The company said it would export nearly 20,000 cars every year."The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-run New Zealand firm designs UAV for cloud seeding


March 26th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) An Indian-promoted aviation company in New Zealand is developing what it claims to be the world's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for cloud seeding.Auckland-based Apeiron Aerospace, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tata’s market share in SUVs to go up by two percent


February 15th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Tata Motors expects a two percent growth in its market share in the country's utility vehicles segment during the current financial year.The company hopes its share ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia may boost nuclear potential: Minister


February 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may have to boost its nuclear potential in the future amid emerging nuclear proliferation threats, Anatoly Antonov, Russia's deputy defence minister and a negotiator ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moscow authorises opposition rally


January 26th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A planned opposition march followed by a rally where 50,000 people will protest the results of parliamentary elections have been given the go ahead, an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hyundai launches three-new LPG powered variants of Eon


January 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Monday launched three new liquified petroleum gas (LPG) powered variants of its hatchback Eon D-Lite plus, Era plus and Magna plus ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Renault enters compact car segment with Pulse launch


January 6th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) French automaker Renault Friday entered India's compact car segment with the launch of the Pulse priced between Rs.5.77 lakh and Rs.6.25 lakh.The company also ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

La Redoute apologises for naked man photo


January 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) French fashion outlet La Redoute has apologized for publishing an image that inadvertently included a naked man at a beach. The image which was published on the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

TVS to roll out scooters, bikes with common engine


December 28th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company will roll out new gearless scooters, motorcycles and other variants with new and common fuel-efficient engines in 2013 and gain from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pumpkin Pie recipes


November 24th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Nov 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pies have different meaning to different people. For some, it is just another sweet meant to be enjoyed as a dessert. Other’s cherish the treat and wouldn’t ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

After condoms, HLL Life Care now turns to sanitary napkins


November 7th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) Condom manufacturer HLL Life Care Ltd, which accounts for more than 10 percent of the total global production, is now all set to produce sanitary napkins.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India extends scheme for unlimited travel


September 21st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday extended its short-term promotion scheme till January. It will now provide unlimited journeys for 15 days instead of 10 on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Volkswagen to launch Polo, Vento variants


September 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) German automobile major Volkswagen Wednesday said it will launch variants of its models Vento and Polo before the festive season."To bring freshness to the products ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

GM India eyes 25 percent growth, Cadillac launch not soon


August 4th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) General Motors expects its India operations to grow by 20-25 percent this financial year despite high auto interest rates and inflation that have slowed the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India Yamaha Motor logs sales growth in July


August 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler maker India Yamaha Motor closed July with 29 percent sales growth as compared to corresponding period of 2010.According to a company statement Monday, India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ford launches two new variants of Fiesta sedan


July 14th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) American automobile major Ford Thursday launched two new variants of its premium sedan Fiesta powered by petrol and priced between Rs.8,23,500 and Rs.10,42,200 (ex-showroom, Delhi)."This premium ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Motorola XOOM tablet launched in India


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Mobile handset-maker Motorola Mobility India Private Limited Tuesday announced the availability of Motorola XOOM -- its wifi and third generation (3G) variant tablet -- in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Toyota launches hatchback car Etios Liva


June 27th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Eyeing the huge compact car market in India, Japanese automobile major Toyota Monday launched its entry-level hatchback car Etios Liva priced between Rs.3.99 lakh to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GM expects more sales with Beat’s diesel version


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With the upcoming launch of the diesel version of its best seller hatchback car Beat, American automobile major General Motors (GM) expects its sales to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India launches unlimited travel scheme


June 15th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Air India Wednesday launched a scheme for unlimited travel for ten days on its domestic network for a fixed sum."The silver and platinum pass, which will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Talks fail, Maruti strike enters 10th day


June 13th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar in Haryana continued for the 10th day Monday as talks between workers and management failed to resolve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maruti workers’ strike continues, talks fail (Lead, correcting figure in paras four, six)


June 11th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the eighth day Saturday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maruti workers’ strike continues, talks fail


June 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the eighth day Saturday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haryana bans Maruti workers’ strike


June 10th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday banned the ongoing strike at the manufacturing plant of India's biggest car manufacturer Maruti, at Manesar near Gurgaon.Minister of State for Labour ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New meningitis vaccine could save thousands


June 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Thousands of children's lives could be saved by a new meningitis vaccine that could be available by yearend. The new jab protects against meningitis B, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Strike at Maruti’s Manesar plant enters sixth day


June 9th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana entered its sixth day Thursday with talks between the workers and management failing to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fifth day of strike at Maruti’s Manesar plant


June 8th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The strike at the Maruti Suzuki plant in Haryana's Manesar town entered its fifth day Wednesday with talks between the workers and management failing to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strike continues for fourth day at Maruti’s Manesar plant


June 7th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The workers' strike at a Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar in Haryana entered the fourth day Tuesday as talks with the management failed to achieve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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