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  • IndiGo orders 180 airplanes; sets a record in commercial aviation history
    MUMBAI, January 12 (Agencies): Low-cost carrier IndiGo has placed firm orders for 180 Airbus 320 aircraft at an estimated cost of $ 15.6 billion. The order is the single largest for jets, in terms of volume, to be ever placed in the commercial…
  • ‘Tuk Tuk meter’ app to calculate auto fares launched
    Kochi, January 12 (PTI): Kerala-based based MindHelix Technologies, today launched ‘Tuk Tuk meter’, claimed to be India’s first GPS based multi-platform Auto fare calculator that runs through smart phones. The application can be started on getting…
  • GM to launch 6 new cars in 2 yrs
    Ahmedabad, January 12 (PTI): General Motors India today said it will launch six new cars in India in the next two years, while also stating that it will invest $ 100 million (about Rs. 450 crore) to increase production capacity at its Halol plant in…
  • Ratan Tata slams goverment’s stand on leakage of Radia tapes
    New Delhi, January 11 (PTI): Tata group chairman Ratan Tatahas criticised in the Supreme Court the government’’s”lackadaisical attitude” on the leakage of his tappedtelephonic conversations with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia,alleging it has…
  • PM-led meeting on price rise ends inconclusively
    PM Manmohan Singh during a high level meeting on food inflation in New Delhi on Tuesday.   NEW Delhi, January 11 (Agencies): A high level meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss ways to tackle food inflation, particularly the…
  • NABARD ties up with Reuters for providing market information to farmers
    Madurai, January 11 (Agencies): The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has entered into a tie-up with the international news agency Thompson Reuters’ Indian subsidiary to provide market information to farmers. The one year…
  • Indian-American charged in US’ biggest insider trading case
    Washington, January 11 (PTI): An Indian-American is among four persons charged by US authorities as part of a wide-ranging investigation involving the multi-billion-dollar Galleon Group hedge fund scam, the biggest insider trading case in the…
  • Indians growing richer and less healthy: Study
    NEW Delhi, January 11 (AFP): Indians are growing richer, but they are also adopting unhealthy lifestyles that could take years off their lives and threaten economic growth, a major study said Tuesday. In a wide-ranging review of India’s under-…
  • Barack Obama says nation is grieving
    Washington, DC, January 11 (PTI): US President Barack Obama has said that the nation is grieving and in shock after the Saturday's shootout incident that critically injured Democrat Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford, besides killing six others…
  • Jagan stages show of strength, taunts Cong
    Former Congress party lawmaker Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy sits in the backdrop of a portrait of his father YSR Reddy during a day-long fast to protest against alleged injustice to farmers from Andhra Pradesh state, in New Delhi, January 11.  (AP Photo…
  • Too soon to share Samjhauta details with Pak: India
    New Delhi, January 11 (agencies): Days after Pakistan sought an update on the probe into the Samjhauta Express bombing, the government today ruled out sharing information at this stage saying it was “too premature”. Ministry of Home Affairs has…
  • Terror threats to embassy in Kabul are real: Krishna
    New Delhi, January 11 (Agencies): India Tuesday said terror threats to its embassy in Kabul were real and the “grim possibilities” have been confirmed by its own intelligence inputs and those from Afghanistan and friendly countries already in action…
  • PM leading the most corrupt government in Indian history: Jaitley
    NEW Delhi, January 11 (PTI): Taking the attack on the ruling dispensation a notch further, the BJP today accused the Prime Minister of leading the “most corrupt” government in the country’s history and said the UPA II has little idea on how to deal…
  • Hindu “terror” vs corruption splits politics
    New Delhi, January 11 (Reuters): A growing scandal over Hindu militants linked to bombings in India has highlighted how the ruling Congress party and the main opposition are increasingly exchanging bitter barbs ahead of key state elections this year…
  • India’s very own ‘Tejas’ takes to the skies
    India’s first indigenously developed fighter aircraft prepares to take a flight during a function in Bangalore, January 10. India’s defense ministry has approved the production of Tejas, after years of development delays and cost overruns, an…
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