Globally, Octavia comes as a plug-in hybrid and multiple powertrains. For the India-spec model, it is expected, Skoda Auto will introduce the fourth-generation Octavia with 2.0 TSI engine with a 7-speed DSG transmission.
Apple’s online store is coming to India this month
Rs 25k cr plan to cut Chinese chemical imports
With the aim to reduce dependence on China for import of chemicals, the govt is planning a production linked incentive scheme to boost local manufacturing of some of the key chemicals used in pharmaceuticals, insecticides and other critical industrial usages. The scheme will have an outlay of Rs 25,000 crore over the next five years.
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India’s Covid-19 case tally crosses 52-lakh mark with a spike of 96,424 new cases & 1,174 deaths in last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 52,14,678 including 10,17,754 active cases, 41,12,552 cured/discharged/migrated & 84,372 deaths, said the health ministry. Globally, over 30 million people have been infected with the coronavirus. Stay with TOI for live updates.
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Nepal wakes up to 6.0 magnitude earthquake, no damage reported
Pakistani court issues arrest warrant for former PM Sharif
Putin opponent Navalny posts photo from hospital
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny shared a photograph from a Berlin hospital on Tuesday, sitting up in bed and surrounded by his family, and said he could now breathe independently after being poisoned in Siberia last month. The New York Times quoted a German official as saying Navalny had spoken to a German prosecutor about the incident and said he planned to return to Russia as soon as he recovered.