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Sun Direct launches HD services; crosses 3 million active-subscriber base mark!

Sun Direct HDTVWith the promise of bringing along a totally new viewing experience for Indian subscribers, the direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast biggie, Sun Direct, Wednesday introduced its high-definition (HD) services. The company has worked into an arrangement with Korean chaebol Samsung, to cater for the supply of the set-top-boxes required for the newly-launched services.

Idea launches its GSM services in Orissa

Idea CellularIn a move to expand its domestic footprint, Idea Cellular, one of the leading mobile service providers, has finally introduced its GSM mobile services in Orissa, covering over 2,200 towns and villages.

The company said, it has rolled outs its service in aim to provide the residents of Orissa superior mobile connectivity, offer whisper clear audio quality, zero call congestion and high capacity, ahead of time.

During launching ceremony, the company has announced an exclusive tariff offer for its subscribers in Orissa, which would be remains valid for next six months.

Skoda to ramp up Aurangabad plant capacity; to launch four new models in India!

SkodaThe encouraging bookings and sales of its cars in India has given Czech auto giant Skoda the co

First phase of Tata Nano bookings begins Thursday, April 9

Tata NanoThe first 16-day phase for Tata Nano booking begins Thursday, April 9, and will close on April 24. With over 1,00,000 booking forms sold for the small wonder car - the 624-cc jelly-bean shaped Nano - in the past week, there will expectedly be a heavy rush for its booking too!

In spite of the heaviest booking amount ever charged in India for an automobile – Rs. 95,000 as upfront payment, or Rs.2,999, in case of getting it financed - dealers opine that at least 50 percent of people who bought the booking forms, costing Rs. 300 each, will likely book the Nano.

Toyota SUV ‘Fortuner’ to be launched in India by September

Toyota SUV ‘Fortuner’ to be launched in India by September Come September and Toyota's sports utility vehicle 'Fortuner' will hit the Indian markets! The announcement about the SUV's projected launch was made by the Indian unit of Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday.

The world's biggest carmaker, which marks its Indian presence through a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group - Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd -, said that the SUV with a three-litre futuristic common-rail diesel engine will cost nearly Rs 20 lakh.

Mercedes-Benz ‘Special Edition E-Class’ launched exclusively in India!

Mercedes-Benz ‘Special Edition E-Class’ launched exclusively in India!  A Special Edition of the blockbuster saloon from Mercedes-Benz India - Special Edition E-Class - has been launched exclusively to cater to the Indian markets! The automaker intends producing just 192 of these cars, which have been tailored to meet Indian style preferences, in order to maintain the car's distinctiveness!