'Singapore companies increasingly collaborating with Indian counterparts'
"As India pushes ahead with digitalization efforts, we see increasing opportunities in health-tech, rural-tech, ecommerce and smart city development,” said Peter Ong Boon Kwee, the chairman of Enterprise Singapore, which promotes Singapore companies globally.
Govt forms society to run centre-funded farmer schemes
“The Farmers’ Welfare Programmes Implementation Society will be free to hire resources...
Youth should not remain neutral: Aishe Ghosh, JNUSU president
The 25-year-old Ghosh, president of the JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU), is arguabl...
Progress of top development schemes remains constrained in India: Study
"Progress across major development schemes in India, including education, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, agriculture and rural development, livelihood, among others, remains constrained due to sub-optimal utilisation of available funds, especially at the district level," Tata Trust said in a statement. "These need to be addressed urgently," it added.
SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL for converting public transport, govt vehicles into electric ones
A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice S A Bobde, sought response of the Centre on a PIL seeking implementation of its policy on gradually switching all public transport and government vehicles to electric vehicles with a view to curb air pollution and CFC emissions.
Inside the new business that could soon rewrite rules of the data game
Conglomerates such as the Hiranandani group and the Adanis are placing big bets in data outsourcing facilities.
Check prices or people will turn against you: Sena to Centre
An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said while the BJP-led central government was busy bringing legislation like the Citizenship Amendment Act, it was silent on issues plaguing people like rising prices of vegetables, other food items and lack of jobs. The Sena also held policies of the Centre responsible for the "continued lowering" of the country's growth rate.
ISRO's GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched aboard Ariane rocket
Blasting off from the Ariane Launch Complex in Kourou, a French territory located in northeastern coast of South America at 2:35 am IST, European space consortium Arianespace's Ariane 5 vehicle injected GSAT-30 into the orbit in a flawless flight lasting about 38 minutes.
IAN collaborates with Caspian Debt to support innovation in India
In addition to supplying capital support, the two entities will conduct various events to improve awareness about various funding options and structures available to entrepreneurs and empower early-stage startups across the country.
RCEP offers $125 billion market for domestic companies
RCEP offers a market potential of $125-million to Indian firms, as per a World Trade Centre study.
Clean Harbors relocates global centre to Hyderabad
Addressing media persons in Hyderabad on Monday, he said the New York Stock Exchange-listed firm was also looking at commercial operations in India and would first market its products like re-refined oils.
New parliament plan: Twin-sharing seat, many aisles
At present, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers have longer rows. In the new chambers planned, a third person could be accommodated in case of a joint sitting of Houses. The new building is part of the mega central vista redevelopment plan.
Centre weighs a dozen names for Ram Temple Trust
Names of Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas head Nritya Gopal Das; Digambar Akhara chief Mahant Suresh Das, who was a party in the case in the SC; and either Nirmohi Akhara sarpanch Ramchandra Acharya or its Ayodhya chief Mahant Dinendra Das were among those under consideration for being included in the proposed trust, according to the people in the know.
Flipkart beefs up supply chain with two more warehouses
With the addition of the two units, Flipkart will now have 12 fulfilment centres in Haryana. Unlike traditional warehouses, fulfilment centres are equipped with highly automated pick, pack and shipping processes to facilitate safe and timely processing of orders.
Centre to set up panel to examine issues on royalty rates for major minerals
The Centre has decided to set up an 11-member panel including mines secretaries from various states, to examine issues pertaining to the revision of rates of royalty for minerals.
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