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  • Honda Mobilio Receives 5,800 bookings; Expect a Waiting Period

    Honda Mobilio Receives 5,800 bookings; Expect a Waiting Period

    Things are looking rather bright for Honda at the moment. It was only yesterday that it launched the Honda Mobilio in India, and what do you know! The company's first MPV here has already received 5,800 bookings.

  • Facebook's Soaring Profits Propelled by Mobile Ads

    Facebook's Soaring Profits Propelled by Mobile Ads

    Zuckerberg, wasn't basking in what he modestly described as a "good quarter." Instead, he was looking ahead to the next wave.

  • Andhra Pradesh's New Capital: Location Cleared, Will Protests Follow?

    Andhra Pradesh's New Capital: Location Cleared, Will Protests Follow?

    After Hyderabad, what? Or rather, where? Andhra Pradesh, which has to scout for a new capital, apparently has made a decision - chief minister Chandrababu Naidu wants it located between Vijayawada and Guntur in the coastal belt of the state.

  • New, Gritty India Lord Over Lord's

    New, Gritty India Lord Over Lord's

    Alastair Cook's men ran into New India, a group of gritty players, who were not scared of giving back what their country had received for years. Faced with a barrage of short-pitched deliveries the world over, Ishant Sharma sent down a generous doze ...

  • MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".

  • Battered by Election, Indonesia's New President Faces Party Clash

    Battered by Election, Indonesia's New President Faces Party Clash

    After winning Indonesia's closest ever presidential election, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now faces what could be his toughest battle yet - winning over his own party.

  • Philippines Religious Sect Opens 'World's Largest Indoor Stadium'

    Philippines Religious Sect Opens 'World's Largest Indoor Stadium'

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino presided over the opening on Monday of what is billed as the world's largest indoor stadium, erected by a politically-influential religious sect.

  • New York City Man Dies During Arrest Caught on Video

    New York City Man Dies During Arrest Caught on Video

    A New York City man died during an arrest - partially captured on amateur video - during which a police officer placed him in what appeared be a choke hold as several others brought him to the ground and struggled to place him in handcuffs.

  • Malaysia Airlines Jet Explodes Over Ukraine; Struck by a Missile, Officials Say

    Malaysia Airlines Jet Explodes Over Ukraine; Struck by a Missile, Officials Say

    A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 with 298 people aboard exploded, crashed and burned on a flowered wheat field Thursday in a part of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russia separatists, blown out of the sky at 33,000 feet by what Ukrainian and U.S. of...

  • GM Avoided Giving Answers to Death Queries

    GM Avoided Giving Answers to Death Queries

    The company repeatedly found a way not to answer the simple question from regulators of what led to a crash.

  • Water Droplets Soon to Charge Your Smartphone

    Water Droplets Soon to Charge Your Smartphone

    What if humidity in the air can be used to power your smartphones or iPads? With new findings that water droplets can generate small amounts of electricity, this appears possible in near future.

  • Plane's Swastika Banner Spurs Criticism Around New York City

    Plane's Swastika Banner Spurs Criticism Around New York City

    A banner aiming to change people's minds about what swastikas stand for has stirred outrage after it flew over beaches in New York City and on Long Island.

  • Louis Van Gaal Old Trafford Bow Set for August 12

    Louis Van Gaal Old Trafford Bow Set for August 12

    Manchester United will take on Valencia in a preseason friendly. It will give new coach Loius van Gaal a taste of what is to come in the upcoming English Premier League which starts August 16.

  • Chinese Dream Turns Sour for Activists Under Xi Jinping

    Chinese Dream Turns Sour for Activists Under Xi Jinping

    Activists, lawyers, journalists, bloggers, professors - China's new leaders have taken aim at civil society in what analysts call an effort to muffle dissent that is proving powerfully effective.

  • Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi

    Amidst speculation that he may be replaced, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today called on Congress President Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi in what he said was a "very good meeting".

  • 2014 Union Budget: What the Indian Auto Industry Expects

    2014 Union Budget: What the Indian Auto Industry Expects

    The Indian automobile industry has experienced a year-on-year decline in sales for two consecutive financial years now. The market has been difficult, and the industry hopes the new union budget will bring some relief.

  • The Pakistan Diaries by Sudheendra Kulkarni

    The Pakistan Diaries by Sudheendra Kulkarni

    What Pakistanis think of peace process, the new Modi government.

  • Modi Sarkar's Budget: 10-point Cheat-Sheet on What Economists Expect

    Modi Sarkar's Budget: 10-point Cheat-Sheet on What Economists Expect

    On Thursday, the new government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present its maiden budget - its first big policy statement on how it intends to overhaul an economy saddled with slow growth and weak public finances.

  • China Arms Itself for Difficult 'War on Pollution'

    China Arms Itself for Difficult 'War on Pollution'

    Having declared "war on pollution", China is arming itself with tougher weapons from new courts to daily fines and shutting down offenders altogether, in what analysts call promising steps but no guarantee of progress.

  • Opinion: Builders Should Have Realistic Expectations

    Opinion: Builders Should Have Realistic Expectations

    With a new government in place, the builders are again going to town seeking growth triggers in the 2014 budget. What are their expectations and how realistic are they? Let's take a look:

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