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  • Volvo and Uber form driverless car venture

    STOCKHOLM: Sweden-based manufacturer Volvo Cars said on Thursday it would team up with ride-sharing service Uber in a $300 million joint venture to develop driverless automobiles...

    “Both Uber and Volvo will use the same base vehicle for the next stage of their own autonomous car strategies,” Volvo, owned by China's Geely, said in a statement...

  • Volvo Cars reports record sales in 2017

    Swedish carmaker Volvo, owned by the Chinese Geely, said on Thursday that booming demand in China helped it notch up record sales for the fourth consecutive year in 2017...

    Volvo Cars said in a statement that it sold a total 571,577 cars worldwide last year, an increase of seven per cent over 2016, thanks to “growth in all regions...

  • US, India urge Pakistan to bring Mumbai, Pathankot attackers to justice

    WASHINGTON: The United States and India have urged Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot terrorist attacks to justice, says a joint statement issued simultaneously in New Delhi and the US capital...

    The statement, issued after the Second US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue, named several Pakistan-based militant groups as “terrorist and criminal networks” and demanded immediate action against...

  • Mumbai floods prompt calls for crackdown on India’s urban sprawl

    MUMBAI: As Mumbai mops up after its worst floods in more than a decade, experts say India must police urban sprawl more tightly to protect its packed cities from ever more frequent, fatal floods...

    Urban planning needs to radically improve, they say, to ensure land is used safely as developers rush to cash in on India’s rural poor moving to cities in ever greater numbers...

  • Letter from Mumbai: India looks to cut dependence on edible oil imports

    EVEN though India is hugely dependent on imports of edible oil at present, there are signs that the country’s oilseeds production will shoot up over the coming years, reducing its huge dependence on imports...

    While total demand for edible oil was estimated at 24 million tonnes in 2015-16, India imported about 15m tonnes last year — at a hefty cost of 650 billion Indian rupees (around $10bn) and adding up to 2...

  • Visited India 7 times before Mumbai attack, convict testifies before court

    NEW DELHI: A Pakistani-American who helped plan a 2008 attack on India's financial hub told a court on Monday that he travelled to India seven times to scout potential targets...

    David Coleman Headley gave the Indian court in Mumbai details of his role in planning the Mumbai attack, in which more than 160 people were killed over three days when a group of 10 men rampaged across the city...

  • Letter from Mumbai: Deepening water crisis in India

    TWO successive years of deficit rains in 2014 and 2015 — of 12pc and 14pc respectively — are having a disastrous impact on India this summer...

    But this is just the beginning of summer and there are still two more months before the onset of the south-west monsoon over peninsular India...

  • Kasuri claims India had planned air strikes in Pakistan after Mumbai attacks

    Former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri has revealed that India planned to launch air strikes on Pakistani soil following the 2008 Mumbai attacks in order to target the banned militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), India Today reported...

    Talking to host Karan Thapar on India Today television, Kasuri said that a United States (US) delegation led by Senator John McCain had met him after the terror attacks...

  • Huge fire guts ‘Make in India’ stage in Mumbai

    MUMBAI: A huge fire gutted a stage at a cultural event in Mumbai on Sunday, which was part of the Indian government’s much-trailed ‘Make in India’ week...

    The massive blaze broke out shortly after Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan had read a poem at the event, which was being held on the popular Chowpatty beach in the south of India’s commercial capital...

  • Letter from Mumbai: India reviews its royalty policy

    State governments have also been splurging money on hosting ‘investor summits’ and other roadshows, both in India and abroad, in a bid to attract global investment...

    Senior ministers of the Indian government, a multitude of chief ministers and top bureaucrats have been courting foreign investors, urging them to ‘Make in India,’ (or in Maharashtra, Haryana, or some other state, as the case might be)...

  • Shiv Sena activists try to disrupt Pak-India cultural exchange event in Mumbai

    MUMBAI: Activists belonging to hardliner Indian political party Shiv Sena on Tuesday attempted to disrupt an event hosting Pakistani photographers at the Mumbai Press Club and chanted slogans against Pakistan, reported Times of India...

    The function organised by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) as a part of its Mumbai-Karachi Friendship Forum invited five Pakistani photographers to share their experiences in the city...

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