While the petrol option, BMW X1 sDrive 18i, will be available for Rs 22 lakh, the diesel variant will have two options, X1 sDrive 20d, priced at Rs 23.9 lakh and X1 sDrive 20d Exclusive priced at Rs 29.9 lakh.
The diesel engine gives a power of 177 BHP and torque of 350 Nm from 1750 to 3000 rpm. The petrol engine gives a power of 150 BHP with a torque of 200 Nm at 3600 rpm.
The diesel variant takes 8.3 seconds to attain a speed of 100 kmph whereas the petrol variant takes 10.4 seconds. All variants have six speed automatic gearboxes.
The compact SUV will not only divert some traffic but also manage to take on the fight to Toyota Fortuner , Nissan X-Trail , Hyundai Santa Fe and the Mitsubishi Outlander.
The 44-year-old Nipa Dhar was dismissed from her job by the Indian Airlines in 2001 for being overweight, without referring her for medical treatment or giving her alternative work like ground duty.
She offered to take a ground job instead of flying, but later that year, she was sent a termination notice. Dhar’s counselor, Madhumita Roy, submitted before the court that her client’s weight had increased after taking medicines prescribed by an airline doctor for altitude phobia.
When Nano was introduced people had gone crazy to buy one. The egg shaped Nano was like dream of every middle class family. But now sales of the Nano have been falling for the last four months. Its maker, Tata Motors, sold only 509.
Last year Tata had orders for more than 200,000 Nanos, which has a list price starting at about $2,900.
Tata has struggled with problems like production delays and fires in some of the cars, rival cars like the Maruti Suzuki Alto have overtaken the Nano. The Alto, which starts at $6,200 here, had sales of more than 30,000 in November.
Tata company announced that it would extend the warranty on the Nano, including those that have already been sold, to four years, from 18 months.
In an instance, a family was taking its new Nano home from a dealership in Mumbai when smoke started billowing from the back of the car. Soon, the entire car was engulfed in flames. There were no injuries except Nano.
Earlier, the minimum fare was Rs 7 and maximum Rs 10.
The Supreme Court has set March 2011 as the deadline within which the gutkha and tobacco manufacturers need to implement its order. The court asked them to shift to eco-friendly sachets or close down.
In India, more than five million children under the age of 15 years suffer from various forms of mouth cancers, which is mainly attributed to the unregulated consumption of gutkha – in states like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh more than 16 percent mouth cancer patients are children.
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 4 Hosts are Mona Singh and Sumeet Raghavan. It is expected that the show will see contestants from different fields like films, TV, music, sports, etc.
12 contestants are rehearsing for the grand opening. Shekhar Suman, Yana Gupta, Mahhi Vij, Ragini Khanna, Krushna Abhishek, Renuka Shahane, Meiyang Chang, Akhil Kumar, Daya Shetty, Anushka Manchanda, Ankita Lokhande, Sushant Singh Rajput is participating in ” Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4″.
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 4 – 13th December 2010 On Sony TV.
IPL player auction is postponed for another couples of years. Due to he ongoing legal dispute between the BCCI and the two expelled franchises, Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab.
On October 10, the board had terminated both Rajasthan and Punjab over disputed ownership rights. Both franchises eventually approached the Bombay High Court.
The auction was already moved from November to the 8th and 9th of January 2011 and if it is further postponed, the auction dates are likely to clash with the World Cup.