New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Monday reported a decline of 4.7 percent in its total sales in March, which stood at 56,437 units as compared to 59,229 units sold in corresponding month of 2012. "The slowdown of economy is impacting vehicle sales. Against large base of last year there was a sharp drop in conversion of enquiries in the absence of any positive stimulus and sentiments," said Rakesh Srivastava, vice president (sales and marketing), Hyundai Motor India
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) While grooming his son for filmdom, Sunny Deol teaches the 21-year-old Karan to carve a niche for himself on the basis of hard work and honesty. "I tell Karan to be a good person, to work hard. I tell him there's no shortcut to success.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Beijing Games bronze medallist Vijender Singh's alleged involvement in drugs will hit his 'iconic' image and hamper the growth of boxing in the country, say his contemporaries and juniors a day after Punjab Police claimed that the star boxer took heroin 12 times. Vijender, who is a deputy superintendent in Haryana Police, has been the face of Indian boxing ever since he won a historic bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. "He was a role model for some of the boxers.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said three people have been detained and one arrested for the murder of BSP leader and business tycoon Deepak Bhardwaj at a farmhouse here last week.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Lauding Indian space agency ISRO, US astronaut Sunita Williams Monday said it was doing an excellent job and wished that more Indian American women follow her and the late Kalpana Chawla into space. Williams, 47, who holds the world record for the most spacewalk time - 50 hours 40 minutes - by a female astronaut, is in India on a week-long trip.
New Delhi, April 01 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 8.53 points up to stand at 18,844.30.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said three people have been detained and one arrested in connection with the murder of BSP leader and business tycoon Deepak Bhardwaj here last week. "We have arrested Rakesh, the owner of the Skoda car, and we have detained three men - Sunil Mann alias Sonu, Purushottam alias Monu and Amit - who were involved in the murder of Deepak Bhardwaj March 26," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Chhaya Sharma. Amit was driving the car at the time of the murder
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Production in India's eight core industries that include power, coal, steel, cement, crude oil and natural gas fell 2.5 percent in February, dampening the hope of a revival in overall factory output, government data showed Monday. The core industries, which have a combined weight of 37.90 percent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), registered a growth of 7.7 percent in February last year. The cumulative growth of core industries in the April-February period of 2012-13 declined to 2.6 percent as compared to 5.2 percent recorded during the same period of previous year, according to data released by the commerce and industry ministry
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Is the Indian Premier League (IPL) a home for the aged or a pre-school for those hoping to play international cricket some day? The truth lies somewhere between the two perceptions. Players like Adam Gilchrist, Scott Styris, Mathew Hayden, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Shane Warne, all retired from international cricket but chose to keep a lean on quick-bucks T20 league.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) In 100 years of Indian cinema, this seems to be a first - a digitally restored version of the original 1981 film "Chashme Buddoor" will hit the screens Friday, along with its remake, David Dhawan-directed "Chashme Baddoor". The old version, which starred Farooque Shaikh, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani and Deepti Naval, was directed by Sai Paranjpye, and is being brought back by PVR Director's Rare.