Panasonic churns out new washer designed to remove curry stains

Jan 26, 2017

Panasonic churns out new washer designed to remove curry stains

Panasonic Corp.’s India subsidiary has begun selling fully automatic washing machines with a specialized setting to remove curry stains, the company said. With the unique feature, a first in India, Panasonic India hopes to expand its share in the growing market. Although Panasonic already ...

Trump invites India's Modi to visit U.S.

Jan 25, 2017

Trump invites India's Modi to visit U.S.

President Donald Trump will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the United States this year, the White House said after the pair spoke by phone Tuesday. During the call, Trump emphasized that the United States “considers India a true friend and partner in ...

Jan 24, 2017

Suzuki's Indian units expect demand for their vehicles in Japan

Suzuki Motor Corp.’s two Indian subsidiaries are expecting a positive response from “quality-conscious” customers as they seek to export vehicles to Japan. Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd., which announced the export of its first India-built motorcycle Gixxer to Japan last week, said its first ...

India probes Maoist rebel link as train derailment claims 39

Jan 23, 2017

India probes Maoist rebel link as train derailment claims 39

Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash that killed 39 passengers in India, the latest disaster on the country’s creaking rail network. Officials were investigating whether Maoist rebels had tampered with the track, after eight coaches and the ...

Jan 16, 2017

Japan's visa rules to ease for Indian university students

The government will ease tourist visa application rules for Indian university undergraduates, recent graduates and postgraduate students on Feb. 1, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. The change will allow the students to use their enrollment or graduation certificates in place of proof of ...

No survivors as India coal mine collapse claims 18

Jan 3, 2017

No survivors as India coal mine collapse claims 18

There are no survivors in the coal mine collapse that killed 18 workers, Indian authorities said Monday, as emergency teams continued searching for the remaining bodies. At least 23 people were buried under the rubble after a massive mound of earth caved in Thursday ...

New book reveals the bloody past of the Koh-i-Noor diamond

Dec 28, 2016

New book reveals the bloody past of the Koh-i-Noor diamond

Many precious stones have a blood-soaked history, but a new book reveals the world’s most famous diamond — the Koh-i-Noor — surpasses them all, with a litany of horrors that rivals “Game of Thrones.” The Koh-i-Noor (“Mountain of Light”), now part of the British ...