Japanese manufacturers face China competition in U.S. rail car market

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Japanese manufacturers face China competition in U.S. rail car market 

By Keiichiro Otsuka

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (PNA/Kyodo) — Japanese manufacturers of railway vehicles are increasingly going up against competition from Chinese rivals in the United States as they brace for the opening of a bid expected later this year for cars that would serve a planned high-speed rail link in California.

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Train-car collision kills 12 in northern India

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Train-car collision kills 12 in northern India 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 27 — Twelve people were killed and three others injured when a passenger train hit a car in the northern Indian state of Haryana on Monday, local media reported.

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Gold slips from 5-month high, down Rs 150

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gold slips from 5-month high, down Rs 150 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 22 — Snapping its five-day rising streak, gold retreated from five-month highs by falling Rs 150 to Rs 28,350 per 10-gram at the bullion market Thursday as demand eased at existing levels amidst a weak overseas trend.

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Yemen's delegate in UN calls for int'l cooperation to fight terrorism

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Yemen's delegate in UN calls for int'l cooperation to fight terrorism 

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 — Yemen's permanent delegate to the United Nations in New York affirmed on Tuesday the importance of international cooperation in combating terrorism.

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Nissan may advance launch of 3rd Datsun vehicle

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nissan may advance launch of 3rd Datsun vehicle 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 — Japanese auto major Nissan will miss its target of achieving 10 per cent market share in India by 2016 but may advance the launch of a third vehicle from its Datsun brand in the country to propel growth.

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Toshiba launches Android powered LED TVs

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Toshiba launches Android powered LED TVs 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 — Japanese electronics giant Toshiba has introduced a new range of smart LED TVs powered by Android that will allow viewers to access a wide range of apps, games and videos.

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Stock markets likely to remain bullish; Q3 earnings eyed

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Stock markets likely to remain bullish; Q3 earnings eyed 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 — Stock markets are expected to remain bullish in the week ahead and corporate earnings from blue-chips like ITC and HUL would continue to dictate the trend on the bourses, said experts.

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Top 9 cos add Rs 54,333 cr in market cap

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Top 9 cos add Rs 54,333 cr in market cap 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 — Top nine Sensex companies together added Rs 54,333 crore in market valuation last week, with FMCG major HUL emerging as the star-performer.

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New rules will make World Cup exciting: Dravid

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on New rules will make World Cup exciting: Dravid 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 — Former India captain Rahul Dravid is expecting next month's cricket World Cup to be an aggressive affair as he feels the revamped ODI rules will push teams into selecting attacking bowlers over part-timers.

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US-Cuba thaw: United Airlines plans flights to Cuba from Houston and Newark

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on US-Cuba thaw: United Airlines plans flights to Cuba from Houston and Newark 

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 — US United Airlines plans to launch regular flights to Cuba from the airports of Houston (Texas) and Newark (New Jersey) as the US announces moves to normalize diplomatic an economic ties with Havana, company spokesman Rahsaan Johnson reported on Thursday.

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