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July 12, 2019

It is end of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It's the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight decades since 1938. The last of 5,961 Final Edition versions of the Beetle is headed for a museum after ceremonies in Puebla on July 10 to mark the end of production.

Walmart told US India's e-commerce rules regressive, will hamper trade

Walmart told the US government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed.Differences over e-commerce regulations have become one of the biggest issues in frayed trade ties between New Delhi and Washington.

DGCA to conduct inquiry, take action in death of Spicejet technician at Kolkata airport

Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of a Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport. The SpiceJet technician died after his head was stuck between the hydraulic door flaps of the main landing gear of an aircraft during maintenance at airport on early Wednesday.

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city


Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry. Technicians in the railway station at Jolarpettai, located over 135 miles (217 km) from Chennai, worked from early on Thursday to fill fifty wagons with 50,000 liters of water each, sourced from a south Indian river

India-U.S. trade talks to restart Friday with little sign of compromise


Indian and U.S. trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with little sign of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between the strategic partners.A delegation led by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative (AUSTR) for South and Central Asia, Christopher Wilson, will meet Indian officials to try to re-start negotiations

PNB scam: MEA says no means to verify Nirav Modi's travels as his passport was revoked


The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the Rs 13,400 crore PNB fraud case, and it has no means to verify his travels, if any, the government told the Lok Sabha Wednesday. Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi are wanted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly defrauding the PNB of Rs 13,400 crore.


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