In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Vivek Nayer, Senior VP Marketing- Automotive Division at M&M said, "Overall, 18% is very handsome growth and we are pretty pleased with the month gone by."
India kept alive a billion dreams after sinking Pakistan in their World Cup semi-final on Wednesday to set up an all-Asian final against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka advanced to the World Cup final for the third time on Tuesday after stopping New Zealand from pulling off their second upset of the tournament.
The Wankhede Stadium, venue for the World Cup final on April 2, suffered yet another embarrassment when a light tower suffered a power failure during the match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand on Friday.
Twenty million Sri Lankans will be scrutinising Muttiah Muralitharan's medical bulletins for the next few days after the world's most prolific bowler was stricken by a hamstring problem during his team's victory over New Zealand on Friday.
India will construct a 150-bed hospital in Central Province of Sri Lanka at a cost of Rs 47.27 crore to augment healthcare services in the region which is home to a large number of Indian-origin Tamils.
Instead of savouring an easy day at the office, Australian captain Ricky Ponting was concerned the World Cup washout against Sri Lanka robbed his middle-order batsmen a chance to get some match practice.
Cricket's popularity in India and the huge revenue it generates is hampering the governing body's efforts to crack down on ambush marketing there, according to experts on the eve of the World Cup.
Match schedule for the 2011 one-day cricket World Cup being co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh from February 19 to April 2:
2007 - Australia bt Sri Lanka by 53 runs under Duckworth/Lewis method at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.
Asian Cup organisers will donate the ticket sales revenue from Tuesday's semi-finals to the victims of floods in Australia, Thailand and Sri Lanka.
Indian Bank on Friday opened a branch in Sri Lanka's city of Jaffna, in the former northern war zone, aiming to get a piece of the growing post-war reconstruction lending pie.
Many of Sri Lanka's minority Tamils and Muslims displaced by the country's civil war have been poorly resettled and are living in harsh conditions as part of a deliberate policy to marginalise them, according to a report by a human rights group.
Sri Lanka on Friday said nearly USD 1 billion of foreign investment will flow into a 500-room hotel and a shopping mall, the largest investments so far into its post-war tourism boom.
India and Sri Lanka on Friday signed an agreement to restart sea ferry services shut down for nearly 30 years, the latest sign of resurgent economic ties since the end of Sri Lanka's quarter-century civil war.
People queued overnight outside of banks in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka in a desperate bid to buy highly-prized cricket World Cup tickets, which went on sale on Sunday.