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/ 26 March 2008

India’s Tata acquires Jaguar, Land Rover for $2,3bn

India’s Tata Motors said on Wednesday it had bought British luxury icons Jaguar and Land Rover from struggling United States carmaker Ford for $2,3-billion as it expands its global reach. The all-cash deal is part of Tata’s efforts to grow outside Asia, but analysts have questioned how the Indian firm will absorb the two high-end marques into its operations.

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/ 27 December 2005

Indian Kashmir casts net to lure fishermen

Fisheries inspector Muntasir Rah beams proudly as he struggles to hold steady a net full of thrashing trout at a hatchery in insurgency-racked Indian Kashmir. And when peace finally returns to the revolt-hit Himalayan region, he hopes anglers from around the world will take the bait and come back to fish for what he calls his "brown beauties".