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  • Nitish Kumar launches Bihar on Wikipedia campaign 5 days ago

    JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched the 'Bihar on Wikipedia' campaign to "strengthen Brand Bihar". "We know much about Bihar's golden history, culture, great personalities, traditions and astonishing stories, but the world connected to the Internet doesn't. We are launching the 'Bihar on Wikipedia' campaign for...
  • Advanced version of BrahMos missile test-fired July 8, 2014

    Balasore (Odisha): India test-fired an advanced version of the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Odisha coast on Tuesday. The missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from the Integrated Test Range(ITR) at Chandipur at about 10.40 AM, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said. The missile is capable of carrying...
  • PM Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO for PSLV C-23 launch, asks scientists to develop a SAARC satellite June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday witnessed the PSLV C-23 launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. A thrilled Modi congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation scientists and thanked them for giving him the opportunity to witness the launch in person. Speaking after the launch of the five foreign satellites,...
  • ISRO to launch PSLV C-23 with 5 foreign satellites today June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: It is a big day for the Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday as last minute preparations are in full swing for the launch of the PSLV C-23 rocket at 9:52 am. The PSLV-C23 rocket will be carrying satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore. Among the audience will...
  • PM to witness launch of ISRO's PSLV C-23 rocket on Sunday June 28, 2014

    Chennai: In his first visit to Tamil Nadu after becoming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will make a brief stopover on Sunday enroute to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO's PSLV C-23 rocket. Modi has no official engagements in the city even as state BJP sources said they have not planned...
  • No difficulty in implementing policies if PM can whip ministers: Shourie June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: If bureaucrats are to implement the policies of the government, they would do so very efficiently if there is a prime minister who can "whip ministers and secretaries into doing their work", former Union Minister Arun Shourie said. "If you really want bureaucrats to implement policies, they will very efficiently...
  • 2014 BMW X5 launched in India at Rs 70.9 lakh May 29, 2014

    The much spoken about BMW X5, codenamed F15 has finally launched in India at a price of Rs 70.9 lakh ex-showroom, pan-India. With deliveries expected as soon as next week, the latest X5 is expected to make an exciting debut in the Indian market. Launched only with a 3.0-litre six-cylinder...
  • Japan launches new satellite to survey disasters May 24, 2014

    Japan successfully launched a new mapping satellite on Saturday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rainforests. The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2) will be able to see scars left by catastrophes such as Japan's 2011 tsunami as well as monitor progress made in reconstruction,...
  • Toyota Etios Cross launched in India at Rs 5.76 lakh May 7, 2014

    Toyota India has launched its Etios Cross compact crossover at Rs 5.76 lakh, ex-Delhi. The Etios Cross comes in four variants, two for the petrol and two for the diesel respectively. Petrol variants are named 'G' and 'V' while the diesel ones are named as 'GD' and 'VD'. The Etios Cross...
  • 2014 Hero Glamour launched in India at Rs 53,375 May 7, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched its 2014 Glamour model in India at a starting price of Rs 53,375 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike is available in two trims: regular and FI. The regular Glamour comes with drum and disc version and is priced at 53,375 and Rs 55,375, while the FI is offered...
  • Hyundai launches new variant of Eon in India at Rs 3.83 lakh May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today rolled out a new variant of its entry-level car Eon, priced at Rs 3.83 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new variant, which comes with 1 litre Kappa engine, will be available along with the current 0.8 litre variants of Eon, Hyundai...
  • Audi launches upgraded version of A8L car in India at Rs 1.12 crore May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: German luxury carmaker Audi rolled out the upgraded version of its flagship model A8L, priced at Rs 1.12 crore (ex-showroom Delhi) and Rs 1.14 crore (ex-showroom Maharashtra). "The new Audi A8L offers luxury connoisseurs in India excellent comfort, superb craftsmanship, strict lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of high-end...
  • Mercedes-Benz to launch ML63AMG in India on May 15 May 5, 2014

    Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it will be launching the ML63AMG in India on May 15. The launch of the ML63 follows that of the GL63AMG which was launched last month. Powering the ML63AMG is a biturbo 5.5-litre V8 engine which produces 532PS/700Nm. This powerplant is mated to an 7G-Tronic AMG Speedshift...
  • Watch the final trailer of 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' April 16, 2014

    The final trailer of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' has been released and it promises to be the biggest and best of all the other trailer. The trailer shows Wolverine travel back in time to round up the mutants' younger selves. The star-studded promo also features Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender...
  • 2014 Jaguar XJ bookings begin in India April 7, 2014

    Jaguar India is wasting no time in grabbing a share of the luxury market. It has started accepting bookings for its flagship model - the 2014 Jaguar XJ. The price for this model has not been disclosed but the booking amount has been fixed at Rs 5,00,000, with deliveries set...
  • Advanced Supersonic BrahMos Missile successfully test fired from Pokhran April 7, 2014

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The launch was...
  • Indian rocket carrying navigation satellite blasts off April 4, 2014

    An Indian rocket carrying the country's second navigation satellite - IRNSS-1B - on Friday blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota  in Andhra Pradesh. Exactly at 5.14 p.m., the rocket - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C24 (PSLV-C24) standing around 44.4 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonnes - tore into...
  • 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe launched in India at Rs 1.75 crore April 3, 2014

    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 Coupe...
  • Audi to start selling A3 sedan in India from mid-2014 March 23, 2014

    Ingolstadt: German luxury auto brand Audi will begin selling its premium A3 Sedan in India from middle of the year and the much-awaited car will be rolled out from the company's production facility in Aurangabad. The brand with the four rings said it has decided to assemble A3 in India...
  • 2014 Renault Fluence to be launched in India on March 19 March 15, 2014

    Renault showcased the new 2014 Fluence at this year's Auto Expo. The company has already begun production of the car at its Chennai facility based in Oragadam. The car will hit showrooms by March 19. The new Fluence will be available in E2 and E4 trims with a diesel motor....
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 could get off to a slow start in its home market March 10, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy S5 smartphone could get off to a slow start in South Korea as the flagship's launch next month will coincide with a 45-day ban on local carriers selling phones, analysts said. Samsung plans to start global sales of the S5 on April 11, with South Korea...
  • Nokia expected to launch its Android-based Nokia X phones in India on Monday; likely to be priced at Rs 8,500 onwards March 10, 2014

    Update: Nokia X, Nokia's Android smartphone, launched in India at Rs 8,599 New Delhi: Nokia is highly expected to announce the launch of its new family of Android-based smartphones - the Nokia X series of phones - in India on Monday. The first three phones in the family - the Nokia...
  • Bollywood's Baadshah SRK and Thalaiva Rajinikanth come together for 'Kochadaiyaan' music launch March 9, 2014

    Fans went berserk as Shah Rukh Khan and Rajinikanth shared the same stage at the audio launch of latter's forthcoming film 'Kochadaiyaan'. The film, which has been in the making for a long time, has Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone and Jackie Shroff in key roles. The audio launch also had composer...
  • Bajaj Discover 125 launched in India at Rs 48,000 March 9, 2014

    Bajaj has launched the all-new Discover 125 in India at Rs 48,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The motorcycle gets a 124.6cc 4-valve engine with the twin spark DTS-i technology. The engine makes 11.5PS of power and 10.8Nm of torque and boasts a fuel economy of 76kmpl. The fuel tank capacity is 9.5l....
  • Vespa S launched in India at Rs 75,500 March 5, 2014

    Piaggio has launched the Vespa S in India. The scooter is priced at Rs 75,500 (ex-showroom), although the manufacturer have not officially announced anything. The premium Vespa is now the costliest scooter in the country and was showcased at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2014. Bookings for this scooter started two weeks...
  • South Korea sees North Korea's missile launch as provocative February 28, 2014

    South Korea's defence ministry on Friday said a missile launch by North Korea on Thursday can be seen as "intended provocation". "What North Korea fired off Thursday was seen as missiles of Scud type given the trajectory and speed of the missiles," Kim Min-seok, South Korea's defence ministry spokesman said in...
  • Remember the climate change satellite Shah Rukh Khan was working on in Swades? NASA actually launched it this morning February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: It's been a decade since Shah Rukh Khan's 'Swades' hit the screens and his character Mohan Bhargava, a project manager at Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory with NASA hit the right chord with the audiences. In 'Swades', Shah Rukh worked with a department called GPM which is...
  • Vespa S to cost Rs 82,868; official launch on March 4 February 26, 2014

    Vespa showcased the retro Vespa S at the Auto Expo 2014, and we had told you that the company will launch the scooter in India soon. The company has now confirmed March 4 as its launch date in India. The Vespa S scooters have started arriving at dealerships and bookings are...
  • Gear Fit: Samsung launches fitness gadget with curved screen February 25, 2014

    For all the news on Samsung Galaxy S5 click here New Delhi: Alongside the Galaxy S5 launch, Samsung also unveiled a new fitness band, demonstrating how the battleground for innovation is shifting from the hand to the wrist. The Samsung Gear Fit, also targeting the fitness sector, has a 1.84-inch curved Super...
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy S5: 5.1-inch display, 16MP camera, fingerprint sensor February 25, 2014

    For all the news on Samsung Galaxy S5 click here New Delhi: Samsung announced the fifth generation of the Galaxy S series, the Galaxy S5, which, the company claims, combines an advanced camera, the fast network connectivity, dedicated fitness tools and device protection features. The Galaxy S5, successor to the Galaxy S4,...