http://blog.bitcomet.com/post/3750532/ With tax credits, the Volt sedan is down to $27,500, or about Rs.17,00,000. This is not the story of an American car's pricetag. It's the story of the last frontier for mobility - from transportation, to mobile phones, tablets and laptops. That frontier is, of course, the battery. The battery is the reason we don't have more electric cars on the road. Or why we don't have any electric airplanes. Why our smartphones don't last a day on a charge.
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Force India were off to a strong start in the early part of the season but failed to score a point in the last two web link races - Germany and Hungary. celebrity tape Paul di Resta and his celebs team-mate Adrian Sutil were hit by hydraulic issues in the Hungarian Grand Prix last month and went without scoring a single point for Force India. However, Di Resta admitted things have not been going as well as they should. "I trust the team will have a lot of ideas as we go into the summer break," di Resta told Autosport.com. Force India were off to a strong start in the early part of the season but failed to score a point in the last two races - Germany and Hungary. "I think they have done a great job up until now, but we've let things slip slightly as a team in the last couple of grands prix. They're good guys and I believe they can work their way and come up with a solution." The Force India driver is hopeful Force India will be stronger at Belgian Grand Prix, which he expects to suit his car better.
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India wants Pak to take responsibility for LoC killings
According to the banks interim financial report, its customer accounts balance in India fell to $9.85 billion as on June 30, from $10.41 billion at the beginning of 2013. While the bank did not specify any reason for the decline in customer accounts, it said that the profits from India fell to $414 million in the first half of 2013, from $515 million in the same period last year. The bank also said it is cooperating with US authorities with respect to a probe into suspected violations of tax laws involving US-based clients of an HSBC company in India. In April 2011, HSBC Bank US received a summons from the US Internal Revenue Service directing HSBC Bank USA to produce records with respect to US-based clients of an HSBC company in India. HSBC Bank USA has cooperated fully by providing responsive documents in its possession in the US to the US Internal Revenue Service, the global banking major said.
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India, Pakistan armies exchange fire in Kashmir for second day
"Whether I can expect or not, we have said that we expect responsibility. That hasn't happened, one. Two, the other concern of what we have been expecting...culpability for what happened in Mumbai. There in no indication of that. And, finally, the statement doesn't take into account, the outreach and the extra mile that India has periodically gone to overcome great difficulties posed," Khurshid said.
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HSBC India profit dips in first half
The killings and skirmishes on LoC have come at a time when New Delhi and Islamabad were trying to normalize ties and resume the talks. The killings according to experts are likely to overshadow the resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue process. LoC is a de facto border that divides Kashmir into India and Pakistan controlled parts. New Delhi and Islamabad in 2003 agreed to observe a ceasefire along the international border and LoC in Kashmir. Though some violations have been reported on both sides, the ceasefire remains in effect. Kashmir, the Himalayan region divided between India and Pakistan is claimed by both in full. Since their Independence from British, the two countries have fought three wars, two exclusively over Kashmir.
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