New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) Italian super sports car maker Lamborghini today launched Huracan Spyder convertible with rear-wheel drive in India, priced at Rs 3.45 crore (ex-showroom Delhi). Also Read - Lalu Yadav Under Observation At AIIMS, Nitish Kumar Wishes Him Speedy Recovery

“The Lamborghini Huracan Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder is for those with passion who want to experience lifestyle without compromising on performance,” Automobili Lamborghini India Head Sharad Agarwal said in a statement. Also Read - Ladakh Standoff: India-China Hold 9th Round of Talks of Military Talks | What to Expect

The new Huracan is powered by a V10 5.2 litre engine. Its roof can be opened and closed in 17 seconds at speeds of up to 50 km/h, the company said. Also Read - Nirmala Sitharaman Hosts Halwa Ceremony Ahead of Budget 2021 | Here's All You Need to Know

It is also equipped with Lamborghini Doppia Frizione (LDF) seven-speed dual clutch architecture ensuring fast gear changes and includes ‘launch control’ for maximum acceleration from a standing start, it added.

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Anand Kumar Gupta takes charge as NTPC Director (Commercial) * State-run power producer NTPC said Anand Kumar Gupta took charge as its Director (Commercial) today.

Gupta, 56, is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from Moti Lal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, a statement said.

As Director (Commercial), he will be responsible for the activities relating to commercial, international and domestic business development and consultancy business of NTPC, it said.

He has a career spanning over 36 years in the company in various positions, including Executive Director incharge of Commercial and Executive Director (Engineering).

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Catalyst Awards to honour 3M, BMO Financial, others on Mar 8 * 3M, BMO Financial and Rockwell Automation will be felicitated at the 2017 Catalyst Award scheduled to be held on March 8 for corporate initiatives that strive to accelerate progress for women in the workplace.

This year’s Catalyst Award-winning initiatives include 3M’s global initiative that comprises a variety of talent management and leadership development components, including networking, mentoring, talent development, work-life and workplace flexibility programs and external community efforts.

Besides, the other two are BMO Financial Group’s initiative — Diversity and Inclusion Renewal for Sustainable Change, which focuses on achieving equitable representation of women and men in senior leadership, and Rockwell Automation’s Culture of Inclusion Journey. (MORE)

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