The recall covers 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years equipped with 2-liter or 2.4-liter gasoline engines.
The Heavy Industries Ministry is the nodal authority for implementation of the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP), under which testing and R&D centres have been set up across the country for vehicles.
In India, the company sells a range of models, including premium hatchback Polo, mid-sized sedan Vento and executive sedan Jetta. Another group firm Audi too sells a range of models here.
Under the recall, which is a part of its parent Honda's global initiative to replace the faulty airbags, HCIL will voluntarily replace airbag inflators of 2,23,578 vehicles of previous generations of CR-V, Civic, City and Jazz, the company said in a statement.
Charlie Miller, a former National Security Agency hacker who is the one of the world's best-known security experts, declined to comment on his departure or say what he would do next.
The affected phones were mostly sold in a 4-month period between September 2014 and January 2015, Apple said on its website.
The Japanese carmaker asked the second-tier supplier last month to increase production so it can supply Toyota with more than 13 million inflators from next July until 2020, said a person with direct knowledge of the deal and a second individual who was briefed on it.
In a first, the Consumer Affairs Ministry filed a case against the firm with the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission seeking about Rs 640 crore in damages for alleged unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements.
The exercise is part of a global recall by the company's Japanese parent Honda Motor Co. "The recall process will start in mid of August 2015 as a precautionary measure to check and replace starter relay switch if it belongs to the defective lot," HMSI said in a statement.
Yesterday, the FSSAI-approved laboratory of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) found Maggi noodles to be in compliance with the country's food safety standards.
As per the information available on the US Food and Drug Administration's (USFDA), Mumbai-based Wockhardt is recalling the drugs for current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) deviations. "Firm did not adequately investigate customer complaints," the USFDA said.
The company, which has suffered its first quarter loss in 30 years due to Maggi ban, has redeployed employees who were involved in manufacturing of the instant noodles for other operations.
Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 25 mg 1000-count bottle at the consumer level, US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) said in a statement.
"The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will come up with a draft notification on the standards of alcoholic beverages in next 45 days," a source said.
Drug firm Wockhardt is recalling 1,62,142 cartons of various drugs, which are used to treat ailments like high blood pressure and ulcer, in the US market due to deviations in current good manufacturing practice norms laid down by the American health regulator.
The move takes to 24.5 million the total number of vehicles that the country's number three auto manufacturer has called back after the faulty airbags were linked to eight deaths around the world.
The company says the module that controls the heating and air conditioning blower motor speed can overheat when operated for a long time, melting nearby plastic and increasing the risk of a fire.
"The bank holiday is extended to July 13," the finance ministry said in a statement. A ministry source also told AFP withdrawal limits would remain unchanged.
Currently, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) comes under the purview of Healthy Ministry. The regulator has been in the news since the start of the Maggi controversy.
Earlier this month, Nestle had to recall Maggi noodles, while Hindustan Unilever also withdrew its Knorr instant noodles brand over safety and regulatory issues.
Paul Bulcke insisted that its hugely popular Maggi brand was 100 percent safe, saying that packaged food was unfairly fingered by many around the world as a health risk.
The company in a statement said that its packaging portfolio is evenly spread out among several top notch brands and the Maggi, as part of its portfolio, does not add significantly to its bottom line.
Asserting that the External Affairs Minister could have done what she did without the consent of the Prime Minister, pointing to some "new facts" that, according to the Congress, appeared on Sunday.
Maggi noodles manufactured in India meet Singapore's food safety standards and do not pose risks to consumers, authorities here said.
Announcing the decision, Delhi government said it is going to carry out lab testing of all other noodles being sold in the city currently under various brands. Resolving to come down hard on "violators",