Sunday, December 28, 2008

Journey of TATA from First Mercedes Benz diesel Truck to Nano

1954 - Tata launched its first Mercedes Benz diesel truck, Telco.
1958 - India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, walks through the apprentice shop at Jamshedpur.

1965 - The owner of the first Mercedes Benz diesel truck, Sardar Kartar singh is presented with the key of the 1,00,000th truck.

1969 - Employees cheer as the first Tata branded truck rolls out, ending the collaboration with D aimler Benz, Germany.
1977 - Tata manufactures its first commercial vehicle at its plant in Pune.
1986 - Tata launches its first light commercial vehicle from Telco, the Tata 407.
1992 - Tata Estate, Telco's second passenger vehicle launched by JR D Tata and Ratan Tata.

1994 - Tata Motors released its multi-utility car, Tata Sumo in the year 1994. After that, there was no stopping the car manufacturing unit.
1998 - Ratan Tata drives the first Tata Indica off the assembly line.

1998 - Tata Motors produced an SUV, Tata Safari. It was the first SUV to be designed, developed and manufactured entirely in India .
2002 - Tata introduced India 's most competitive indigenous sedan, the Indigo.

2004 - Tata Motors acquires Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company, South Korea . The first range of Tata Novus vehicles from Tata Daewoo is launched soon after.
2004 - Tata Motors starts its globalisation drive and launches the Tata Indica in South Africa.

2008 - Tata Motors launched the most-awaited car of the year, its one-lakh car called Nano, at the 9th Auto Expo.

Mumbai Attack puts India among 20 most dangerous places

London: Terror attack in Mumbai has severely dented the country's image as a safest heaven for tourists.
A British report says that following the attack, India has slipped to a list of the 20 most dangerous places to visit on Earth.
UK daily The Telegraph, which prepared the list, said in an online report that the British government was currently advising against all, but essential, travel to Mumbai.
India has been listed along side countries like Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Mexico, Thailand and South Africa in this list.
Chechnya, Jamaica, Sudan, Colombia, Haiti, Eritrea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Burundi, Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Lebanon have also been named among the 20 most dangerous places to visit on Earth.
Although the Foreign Office is currently advising against all, but essential, travel to Mumbai, most of the rest of India is considered safe, according to the report.

India 100 Years Back

It is always intresting to know how india looked a 100 years back .
So why not have a glance of it . These are some pics how india looked a 100 Years Back . Enojy it watching .