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September 9: Pictures for the day

  • September 9: Pictures for the day

    September 9: Pictures for the day

  • <p>Traffic moves along a busy road in New Delhi</p><p><b>Cars sales in India fell 10% in August, pulling down total passenger vehicle sales for the second month in a row, as high interest rates and rising costs hit demand in Asia&#39;s third-largest economy.</b></p><p>Demand for cars, which had shrunk in July for the first time in nearly three years, is expected to remain under pressure in a slowing economy that grew 7.7% in April-June, the weakest pace in six quarters.</p><p>Car sales are expected to grow by just 10-12% this fiscal year to next March, down from an earlier forecast of 16-18% and compared with a robust 30% jump in 2010-11.</p>

    Traffic moves along a busy road in New Delhi

    Cars sales in India fell 10% in August, pulling down total passenger vehicle sales for the second month in a row, as high interest rates and rising costs hit demand in Asia's third-largest economy.

    Demand for cars, which had shrunk in July for the first time in nearly three years, is expected to remain under pressure in a slowing economy that grew 7.7% in April-June, the weakest pace in six quarters.

    Car sales are expected to grow by just 10-12% this fiscal year to next March, down from an earlier forecast of 16-18% and compared with a robust 30% jump in 2010-11.

  • <p>An employee counts rupee notes at a cash counter inside a bank in Agartala</p><p><b>The rupee hovered near its weakest level in a year on Friday hit by the fall in euro and high demand for the greenback from oil refiners.</b></p><p>* Weakness in local shares kept the selling pressure on the rupee, traders said.</p><p>* At 2:46 pm, the partially convertible rupee was at 46.46/47, weaker than Thursday&#39;s close of 46.19/20 and near its intraday low of 46.4750--the lowest level in a year.</p>

    An employee counts rupee notes at a cash counter inside a bank in Agartala

    The rupee hovered near its weakest level in a year on Friday hit by the fall in euro and high demand for the greenback from oil refiners.

    * Weakness in local shares kept the selling pressure on the rupee, traders said.

    * At 2:46 pm, the partially convertible rupee was at 46.46/47, weaker than Thursday's close of 46.19/20 and near its intraday low of 46.4750--the lowest level in a year.

  • <p>An employee of South Korean mobile carrier KT holds a Samsung Electronics&#39; Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet (R) and Apple Inc&#39;s iPad tablet as he poses for photos at a registration desk at KT&#39;s headquarters in Seoul</p><p><B>A German court upheld an injunction sought by Apple Inc barring Samsung from selling its Galaxy 10.1 tablets in Germany, marking a victory for the US company in its battle across the globe with its South Korean rival.</B></p><p>However retailers such as German consumer electronics chain Media Markt will still be able to sell the device, if they are getting rid of existing stock or obtaining new supplies from the South Korean group&#39;s parent Samsung International.</p>

    An employee of South Korean mobile carrier KT holds a Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet (R) and Apple Inc's iPad tablet as he poses for photos at a registration desk at KT's headquarters in Seoul

    A German court upheld an injunction sought by Apple Inc barring Samsung from selling its Galaxy 10.1 tablets in Germany, marking a victory for the US company in its battle across the globe with its South Korean rival.

    However retailers such as German consumer electronics chain Media Markt will still be able to sell the device, if they are getting rid of existing stock or obtaining new supplies from the South Korean group's parent Samsung International.

  • <p>President Barack Obama addresses a joint session of the United States Congress on the subject of job creation on Capitol Hill in Washington</p><p><B>President Barack Obama, seeking to rescue the troubled US economy and his own prospects for re-election, embarks on an uphill battle on Friday to win Republican support for a make-or-break $447 billion jobs plan.</B></p><p>The proposals, heavily weighted toward tax cuts for workers and businesses, were carefully crafted to appeal to middle-class voters who gravitate toward the political center.</p>

    President Barack Obama addresses a joint session of the United States Congress on the subject of job creation on Capitol Hill in Washington

    President Barack Obama, seeking to rescue the troubled US economy and his own prospects for re-election, embarks on an uphill battle on Friday to win Republican support for a make-or-break $447 billion jobs plan.

    The proposals, heavily weighted toward tax cuts for workers and businesses, were carefully crafted to appeal to middle-class voters who gravitate toward the political center.

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