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  • 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe launched in India at Rs 1.75 crore 03-04-2014 12:21 PM

    BMW India has launched the 2014 M6 Gran Coupe at Rs 1,75,40,000 pan India. The M6 is the petrol-powered performance oriented variant of the 6 Series Gran Coupe and is now the flagship model in the M series. As is the case with most M variants, the BMW M6 Gran...
  • Antony defends Army, says no possibility of military coup ever 23-02-2014 04:48 PM

    Seeking to put a lid on fresh controversy over movement of two army units near Delhi in 2012, Defence Minister A K Antony on Sunday said Indian military is a responsible force which obeys the civilian government's decisions and in no circumstances there will be a military coup in the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Jaguar Land Rover lineup: F-TYPE Coupe, Range Rover LWB and Project 7 02-02-2014 11:40 AM

    While we're still reeling from the sheer aural and visual impact of the Jaguar F-TYPE drop top, Jaguar plans to send us back into a frenzy of poppin-n-cracking with the new F-TYPE coupe. The top of the line F-TYPE R will feature a new 550PS V8 which is 55PS more...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Mercedes-Benz lineup: Concept GLA, CLA45 AMG and M Guard 30-01-2014 01:12 PM

    2013 was a good year for Mercedes-Benz. The company released a slew of new models and reclaimed its position as the top luxury manufacturer in India for a few months. The company plans to keep the momentum up for 2014 and will kick-start the year by showcasing the CLA-Class, GLA-Class...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Volkswagen lineup: Taigun, Tiguan, Passat and WRC car 30-01-2014 01:00 PM

    Volkswagen has had a good 2013 in terms of launches with as many as eight new models and variants going on sale in India. The brand's Polo TSI has especially been well received. For the 2014 Auto Expo however, VW will not be showing any more updates but will have...
  • Auto Expo 2014 BMW lineup: M6 Gran coupe, i8, 3 Series GT and X5 30-01-2014 12:40 PM

    BMW is coming to the Auto Expo with guns blazing. The company will have an arsenal of both high performance vehicles and an environmentally conscious electric and hybrid machine. Just as we told you a few months ago, the German manufacturer will launch the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo at...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Audi lineup: A3 sedan, R18 e-tron quattro and special editions 30-01-2014 12:29 PM

    Audi will be displaying over half-a-dozen cars at the Auto Expo, including the Le Mans winning race car R18 e-tron and the A3 sedan. The soon to be launched A3 sedan will be Audi's most compact offering in India. As of now the stripped Q3 S SUV with a manual...
  • Honda India Auto Expo 2014 lineup: Honda Mobilio, Jazz, Vision XS-1 29-01-2014 04:11 PM

    Honda seems to be on a roll, the Amaze is doing very well for them and the new City is already eyeing top spot in the C-segment. The car has launched before the Auto Expo but will be on display along with the various Modulo accessories specially made for it....
  • BMW i8 to be showcased at Auto Expo 2014 29-01-2014 02:51 PM

    The BMW i8 heralds a new breed of environmentally conscious hybrid sports cars that are both efficient and fun to drive. The i8 was launched at the 2013 Frankfurt Show for a price of Rs 86.72 lakh(before taxes and duties). That puts it in line with conventional sports cars like...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Toyota lineup: Toyota 86, Corolla, Etios Cross 28-01-2014 04:32 PM

    Toyota will have a strong stand this time around at the expo. The company will be showcasing its new Corolla. The Corolla may have been the best selling nameplate in the world, however in India it hasn't exactly been a cash cow for its maker. More often than not, the...
  • Mercedes to unveil CLA 45 AMG sedan at Auto Expo 2014 19-01-2014 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: Riding on the success of its cars last year in India, German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz will showcase a range of products, including the CLA45 AMG sedan, at the upcoming Auto Expo. Outlining the company's plans for India's flagship auto show, the firm said it will unveil the...
  • Audi to debut A3 sedan at Auto Expo 17-01-2014 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: Buoyed by impressive sales last year in India, German luxury car maker Audi is gearing up to showcase a host of models, including the debut of its A3 sedan, at the upcoming Auto Expo. "We believe in being at the right place with the right product and experience...
  • Egypt court suspends Mohamed Morsi's trial 04-11-2013 05:06 PM

    A Cairo court on Monday suspended the trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi after the Muslim Brotherhood defendants chanted slogans against the army for the July "military coup". Morsi arrived in the courthouse in his private clothes having refused to wear the uniform worn by those in preventive...
  • Probe against Musharraf to be completed in 6 weeks, informs FIA 19-10-2013 05:38 PM

    Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency, on Saturday, said it would complete a probe into the 2007 emergency imposed by former President Pervez Musharraf in six weeks. FIA Director General Saud Mirza said the statements of some bureaucrats had been recorded as part of the probe, the Dawn newspaper reported on its...
  • Egypt's interior minister survives car bomb attack in Cairo 05-09-2013 03:20 PM

    A car bombing on Thursday targeted the convoy of Egypt's interior minister in Cairo's eastern Nasr City district, security officials said. The minister, Mohammed Ibrahim, survived the attack. The officials said it was not clear whether the late morning explosion was caused by a suicide car bombing or an explosives-laden...
  • Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood demands independent fact-finding committee 02-09-2013 06:02 PM

    Amid a security crackdown on its members, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners. The Coup Crime Watch (CCW) group, formed by the Muslim Brotherhood to object to the ouster former president Mohammad Morsi,...
  • Iranian Parliament passes bill to sue US for 1953 coup 28-08-2013 03:11 PM

    Iran's parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill requiring the government to sue the US for its involvement in the 1953 coup that overthrew the country's democratically elected prime minister. The bill calls for setting up a committee to study the issue and provide a report within six months...
  • Egypt court orders release of Hosni Mubarak from jail 22-08-2013 10:43 AM

    Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak could leave prison on Thursday after a court ruling that further divided a country in turmoil since the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi seven weeks ago. Convening at the Cairo jail where Mubarak is held, the court ordered the release of the military man...
  • Death toll crosses 800 in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood faces ban 18-08-2013 08:01 PM

    Egypt's military-backed government is considering banning the hardline Muslim Brotherhood whose supporters are demanding reinstatement of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, even as the death toll in street battles over the past four days rose to over 800. Interim Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi has put forward a proposal to legally dissolve...
  • Brotherhood vows to bring down 'military coup', death toll reaches 421 15-08-2013 02:44 PM

    The death toll from political violence in Egypt has climbed to 421, the health ministry said on Thursday. The nationwide violence erupted on Wednesday after security forces broke up Cairo protest camps set up by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi. Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Thursday it would bring...
  • Watch: What lies ahead for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt? 05-07-2013 12:05 PM

    Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi was ousted by the army coup and he can not leave the country. He was detained from his Presidential palace and around 5 am he was moved to the Ministry of Defense and separated from his presidential team. ...
  • Watch: Fareed Zakaria on the impact of Egpyt army 'coup' 05-07-2013 09:12 AM

    The ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi has its own repercussions. As the Egypt army says it's a transition and not a coup, CNN's Fareed Zakaria says it may be a coup on the path to make more genuine democracy. ...
  • Arabs deserve democracy, freedom and better life: Dr Wael Awwad 04-07-2013 04:27 PM

    Egypt's first democratically elected President was overthrown by the military, ousted just after one year in office after the Arab Spring uprising brought him to power. Many Egyptians were angered that Morsi was giving too much power to the Muslim Brotherhood and had failed to tackle the country's mounting economic...
  • Egypt: Chief Justice Mansour sworn in as interim President 04-07-2013 03:20 PM

    Cairo: The supreme justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as the nation's interim president, replacing the Islamist Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military. Adly Mansour was sworn in Thursday at the Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military...