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  • US seeks clarification from India on suspension of licenses of NGOs 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After the Narendra Modi government had suspended the license of Greenpeace India and put Ford Foundation under a watchlist, the United States has officially sought a clarification from the Indian government on suspension of licenses of several thousand non-governmental organisations (NGOs). "We know the reports that the Ministry...
  • Australian hockey great Russell Ford retires 5 days ago

    Melbourne: Olympian Russell Ford on Thursday announced his retirement from international hockey after 158 appearances for Australia in a decade-long career. The Olympic bronze medallist, 31, scored 72 times for Australia, including against the Netherlands in Australia's 2-1 victory in the Champions Trophy final on home turf here in 2012. Since making...
  • Attack on Ford Foundation organisation by BJP government is shocking: Congress April 25, 2015

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that it was absolutely shocking that a noble organization like ford foundation had been attacked by the BJP government. "It was a major contributor to greenpeace revolution," he said. While on the other hand BJP's GVL Narasimha said that FCRA has been violated as...
  • US seeks clarification from India on Ford Foundation issue April 25, 2015

    Washington: The United States on Sat expressed concern over India's crackdown on Ford Foundation and Greenpeace, and said it is seeking "clarification" on the action. "We are aware that the (Indian) Ministry of Home Affairs suspended the registration of Greenpeace India and has placed the Ford Foundation on a prior permission...
  • Home Ministry puts Ford Foundation under watch, says Teesta's NGO not authorised to receive foreign funds April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry said it has decided to keep a watch on all activities funded by Ford Foundation and by exercising the powers conferred under Section 46 of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 2010, directed Reserve Bank of India to ensure that funds coming from it be brought to...
  • Ford Foundation and its alleged CIA connections April 24, 2015

    World's largest NGO funding agency the Ford Foundation has now come under the scanner of the government of India. As expected it has led to a controversy. Some beneficiaries of the Ford Foundation money and some activists are up in the arms condemning the government's decision to put Ford Foundation...
  • Home Ministry puts Ford Foundation under a watch list April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: After Greenpeace, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday came down heavily on Ford Foundation and it has ordered that it be put under a watch list. The Home Ministry said it has decided to keep a watch on all activities funded by Ford Foundation and by exercising the...
  • Han Solo revs up 'Star Wars' fans in new 'Force Awakens' trailer April 17, 2015

    Anaheim, California: "Chewie, we're home." So declares Harrison Ford's Han Solo in a new trailer released on Thursday for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the much anticipated return of one the most celebrated movie franchises of all time. The trailer was the highlight of the annual 'Star Wars Celebration' fan convention,...
  • India to become 3rd largest auto manufacturer by 2020: Ford March 30, 2015

    Coimbatore: India's automotive industry is expected to reach 7 million vehicles milestone by 2020, making the country the third-largest auto manufacturer in the world, behind the US and China, a top official at Ford Motor has said. The automotive sector has a direct bearing on the economy with a near 7...
  • Hugh Jackman to play 'X-men' superhero Wolverine one last time March 29, 2015

    Los Angeles: X-Men star Hugh Jackman has announced he will quit the superhero franchise after playing his character Wolverine for one last time. "Wolverine... one last time," Jackman captioned a photograph of his fists, clutching the claws of his famous mutant character, variety.com. However, it's unclear if he will make his final...
  • Ford Figo Aspire coming to India this year: An early preview of the compact sedan March 27, 2015

    After the success of the Ecosport, Ford India seems to have gotten into the habit of previewing its cars well before the launch and creating a buzz about the upcoming offerings. So with its plant in Sanand (Gujarat) now ready to begin operations, Ford India has officially showcased the upcoming...
  • Meet the 3 cars in 3 different categories that Ford is launching in India this year March 26, 2015

    At the inauguration of its new plant in Sanand, Gujarat, Ford announced its plans of launching three new cars in India. During the function, Ford displayed the Figo Aspire which will be its first product for 2015. Essentially the production version of the Figo sedan concept shown at the 2014...
  • New technology in Ford's upcoming car will not let you overspeed March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: How many times have you unconsciously exceeded the legal speed limits and only when the traffic cops asked you to pullover that you realise you actually did overspeed? To address the problem, Ford has introduced the Intelligent Speed Limiter that uses technology to help prevent drivers from unintentionally...
  • Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after plane crash March 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Veteran Hollywood actor Harrison Ford, who crash-landed his World War II era aircraft in a golf course here, reportedly broke his ankle and pelvis, and underwent surgery. The actor's single-engine plane crash-landed in a Santa Monica golf course Thursday and he was taken to hospital, where he underwent surgery...
  • Vintage plane Harrison Ford crashed was well-restored, official says March 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Harrison Ford was piloting a World War Two vintage plane that had been restored to a high standard when he crash landed at a Los Angeles golf course after reporting an engine failure, a federal investigator said on Friday. Moments after Ford took off in his 1942 single-engine...
  • Indian-American surgeon among first to help actor Harrison Ford, injured in plane crash March 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Indian-American spine surgeon Sanjay Khurana was playing golf on Thursday when a single-engine plane crashed on the course. The pilot was none other than famous Hollywood actor Harrison Ford. Khurana was among the first to pull out the injured star from the wreckage. When Khurana saw the plane crash on...
  • Golf: Matt Ford opens 1-shot lead after Africa Open 2nd round March 6, 2015

    South Africa: Matt Ford opened a one-shot lead at the Africa Open on Friday after a second-round 66 took him to 11 under par. Ford didn't repeat his bogey-free first round, but still went one better than his opening 67 after making six birdies and holing out for an eagle two...
  • Actor Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash in Los Angeles March 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Star Wars' star Harrison Ford was seriously injured on Thursday when the actor crashed his vintage plane on a Los Angeles golf course shortly after taking off from a local airport, a source told Reuters. The single-engine plane clipped a tree as it went down shortly after taking off...
  • With eye on Oscars, Tom Ford shows latest collection in Hollywood February 21, 2015

    Los Angeles: When Tom Ford learned his upcoming London Fashion Week runway show was scheduled for the day after Hollywood's Oscars night, where celebrity fashion on the red carpet is closely watched, he made a quick decision to make sure all eyes were on him. "I wasn't going to try to...
  • Ford eyeing WeChat to bring tailored 'hands-free' app for its cars February 17, 2015

    Beijing: Ford Motor wants Tencent Holdings to tailor its popular chatting app for the firm's cars in China, as automakers in the world's largest market vie for drivers that care about high-tech features as much as engine size. Rivals including Daimler and Nissan Motor are also looking at ways to give...
  • Ford to introduce new infotainment system in India next year January 11, 2015

    Las Vegas: US auto major Ford plans to introduce in India its latest version of communications and entertainment system, SYNC 3, in its vehicles by next year. Ford showcased its SYNC 3 technology at the International CES here. SYNC 3 will be available in vehicles in US this year. According to the...
  • Tata Kite sedan to Ford Figo sedan: Sedan cars coming to India in 2015 January 8, 2015

    2015 promises to bring in quite a few choices for prospective sedan owners in India. Though most of them are updates to existing models, there are some exciting all-new models headed here too. Read on to know what is in store.Audi A6 and A7 (facelifts)Audi have updated the A6 and...
  • Tata Bolt to Hyundai Elite i20 Cross: Hatchbacks coming to India in 2015 January 7, 2015

    Besides being slotted as popular choices for first time car buyers, hatchbacks are a huge hit because of their compact dimensions and ease of driving. Not to mention the abundance of features that manufacturers are now offering with their cars. Key players as well as new ones in the market...
  • Hyundai ix25 to Fiat 500X: SUVs coming to India in 2015 January 5, 2015

    Automakers expect 2015-16 to be far more fertile and productive. Which is why India is going to see an influx of SUVs and Crossovers in the near future. Here are the SUVs that are likely to be launched in India in 2015.2015 Audi Q3The Q3 has been highly successful both...
  • Ford India recalls 20,752 EcoSport cars to inspect corrosion concerns December 17, 2014

    The highest selling model of Ford India, the EcoSport is being recalled and 20,752 units are being called back to the service stations for a fuel and vapour line corrosion concern. Ford will also be checking the EcoSports for reorienting the wiring harness for the right deployment of the side...
  • Ford recalls 3,072 units of Fiesta in India to replace a faulty part November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Auto maker Ford India is recalling 3,072 units of its mid-sized sedan Fiesta manufactured between October 2010 and December 2011 to replace a part used in starting of diesel engines. "We have initiated a field service action to correct a product concern on 3,072 Ford Fiesta TDCi vehicles," Ford...
  • Ford recalls 8,50,000 cars over air bag problem September 27, 2014

    New York: Ford Motor announced that it was recalling 8,50,000 vehicles in North America due to a systems glitch that can stop air bags from deploying in a crash. Ford issued the recall following problems in the restraints control module, a key part of its safety system that takes information from...
  • Ford India launches refreshed Figo at Rs 3.87 lakh onwards September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford launched a refreshed version of its compact car Ford Figo priced up to Rs Rs 6.09 lakh (exshowroom Delhi) ahead of the upcoming festival season. The refreshed Ford Figo will be available at Rs 3.87 lakh to Rs 5.14 lakh for petrol variant and Rs 4.83 lakh to...