Toyota to recall 6.5 mn cars globally to fix power window switch

Toyota to recall 6.5 mn cars globally to fix power window switch

Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would recall 6.5 million vehicles globally to fix a defect in the power window switch in models including the Yaris/Vitz subcompact, Corolla, Camry and others. Of the total, about 2.7 million are in North America, 1.2 million in Europe, and 600,000 in Japan, the automaker said. It said

Punjab violence: ‘Foreign hand’ behind sacrilege, say cops

Punjab Police are focussing on the possible involvement of foreign elements in fomenting unrest in the state following the arrest of two Sikh brothers with alleged links to “foreign-based radicals” for the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in Faridkot district. Police announced the arrest of Rupinder Singh and Jaswinder Singh, residents of Panjgrain village

Pak PM to raise Kashmir with Obama

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will raise the Kashmir issue with US President Barack Obama when he meets him on Thursday, its envoy told separatist Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq. “I was told by the Pakistan High Commissioner that the Pakistan Prime Minister would be raking up the Kashmir issue with Obama (on October

Omar lauds President’s tolerance comment as ”that’s what we want to hear”

Praising President Pranab Mukherjee’s speech which advocated tolerance and importance of protecting diversity in the country, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah asserted that the President has once again said ”what we want to hear.” Mr Abdullah, working president National Conference (NC), also hoped that there were ”listeners to what the President said.”

Mahatma Gandhi’s kin faces fraud charges in South Africa

Ashish Lata Ramgobin, a great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, has been accused of defrauding two businessmen of more than $830,000 in South Africa. Forty-five-year-old Ramgobin appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of theft, fraud and forgery. Self-employed Ramgobin is alleged to have defrauded two local businessmen of more than 11 million rands