US takes India to WTO over solar industry programme

Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Adding another irritant to India-US ties already strained over the Khobragade affair, the US has challenged India's domestic content requirements in Phase II of India's National Solar Mission (NSM)in the World Trade Organization (WTO).


US to announce trade measure against India tonight

The US Trade Representative (USTR), Mike Fromann, will take Monday a "trade enforcement action" against India that could damage relations between the two countries, which has been on the mend after the diplomatic row over the Khobragde episode.

Strike cripples banking operations in Kolkata

Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Banking operations were crippled here on day one of the two-day strike called by an umbrella organisation of top bank employees' and officers' unions across the nation to press for a host of demands including the pending issue of wage revisions.


Bangladesh’s FDI rises

Bangladesh's foreign direct investment (FDI) increased 1.36 percent during July-November 2013 period of the current fiscal year compared to the same period last fiscal, the central bank's data showed Monday.


US targets firms, individuals evading sanctions against Iran

The US Treasury Department Thursday announced actions targeting a number of companies and individuals around the world for evading US sanctions against Iran.


US fixed mortgage rates continue to fall

US fixed mortgage rates continued to drop for the fourth consecutive week, reflecting that weaker housing data are putting downward pressure on the rates, a survey said.


Maruti Suzuki launches new compact car

Automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Thursday launched here its new compact car Celerio.


US service sector gains momentum in January

The US service sector expanded at a faster pace in January after two months of slowdown, reflecting growth for the 48th consecutive month, a survey shows.


Honda unveils all new Jazz, Mobilio

Honda Wednesday unveiled two new models, Mobilio multi-purpose vehicle and an all new Jazz hatchback, a day before the 12th Auto Expo opens here.

Honda launches new, powerful Activa 125

Greater Noida, Feb 5 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd (HMSI) launched a 125 cc version of its hot selling Activa scooter and also showcased a new sportsbike CBR 650F Wednesday, a day before the biennial Auto Expo 2014 opens here.