Honda Cars India on Monday inaugurated its second manufacturing facility at Alwar in Rajasthan, a move aimed at doubling the production capacity in the country. The Rs 3,520-crore plant, which has a total capacity of 1.2 lakh cars per annum, effectively doubles the company’s total manufacturing capacity to 2.4 lakh cars per annum.
SC asks steel cos to go to CCI on cartelisation issue
The Supreme Court has referred the case of caretelisation by private miners as alleged by the steel companies to the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Steel companies had filed an affidavit on February 4 against private miners in the state of Karnataka alleging them collusion to fix high base prices for the e-auction of iron ore in the state.
NTPC Odisha coal mine to get green clearance
NTPC’s coal mine in Odisha has been recommended for green clearance by an environment ministry panel. “The Committee after deliberations of the submissions of the proponent has recommended for granting environment clearance with...specific conditions,” says an official document.
Unilever, FB unit tie up to work out rural reach
FMCG major Unilever on Monday announced a partnership with Internet.org, a Facebook-led alliance, to understand better how internet access can be increased to reach millions across rural India. Through this partnership, Unilever and Internet.org are pursuing the mission of bringing the benefits of internet access to the two-thirds of the world who are not yet connected.
Wipro, Perfecto to set up mobile app testing centre
Wipro has partnered Perfecto Mobile to set up a mobility testing centre of excellence (CoE). Using Perfecto’s MobileCloud platform, Wipro’s experts will remotely test their customers’ mobile applications on real devices across the globe, Wipro said in a statement.
LPG distributors to go on strike from Feb 25
With the government not heeding to the demands of the LPG distributors, the All-India LPG Federation and Federation of LPG distributors of India have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Feb 25. The distributors had demanded that the government strike off some clauses from the Marketing Discipline Guidelines (MDG) 2014 which makes operations too stringent for them.
TechMahindra opens NFC test lab in Bangalore
Tech Mahindra has announced the launch of its Near Field Communication (NFC) test lab in Bangalore, India. The lab will cater to the fast-growing needs of chipset manufacturers, OEMs, service providers, acquires and issuers from the banking industry, according to a release issued by the company.
HGS unveils two centres