2,887 days: Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving premier
The 65-year-old is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been in office since 2005. Abe's grip on power remains firm as he passes the landmark, with his tenure likely to last until at least September 2021 and no clear successor yet on the horizon.
Japan's Soft Bank Group to invest Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in Gujarat
The announcement was made at a meeting between chief ministe...
Govt decides to go slow on FTAs to avoid RCEP-like impasse
India will not sign any free trade pact in a hurry or to the disadvantage of indus...
China terminates anti-dumping duties on pyridine imports from India, Japan
China on Wednesday terminated its six-year long anti-dumping measures on pyridine imports from India and Japan after the domestic producers asked the government to withdraw the reinvestigations of the duties.
Japan's Mitsui in talks for Future food supply venture with Kishore Biyani
Mitsui looking to invest in firm that will supply fresh food to upcoming 7-Eleven stores, other players. The Japanese conglomerate are working on a similar business of fresh food supplies for 7-Eleven, FoodHall, Big Bazaar as well as other quick service restaurants. Mitsui could look at investing in Galaxy Cloud Kitchen or in a separate venture with Biyani.
Isro’s PSLV turns money-spinner: Forex earnings rise by Rs 90 crore in ’18-19
Indian Space Research Organisation’s PSLV has turned into a money-spinner for the space agency as forex brought by the country’s mainstay rocket increased by Rs 90 crore from Rs 232.56 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 324 crore in 2018-19 fiscal year.
Godrej Agrovet launches Hanabi which is used to manage mites in tea plantations
India is one of the leading producers of tea with 23% share in global production. Tea plantation has always been a labour intensive profession. Mites have been one of the biggest nuisance makers in tea plantations that bring down both quality and quantity of the tea produced. The trials of Hanabi with major tea planters have given us very encouraging results.
Climate conference extended after outcome eludes countries
Variables in the text around unfulfilled past commitments of historical polluters (rich nations), unwillingness of countries (China, India, Brazil, Japan, Australia and others) towards raising their climate action targets by next year and uncertainties about carrying over (transition clause and cut-off year) carbon credits earned by countries like India, Australia, Brazil and others in pre-2020 period to post-2020 phase were key points of discontentment in the text.
Shinzo Abe’s Guwahati visit put off; new dates later
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their annual summit in Guwahati and the government said that the decision to defer the visit was taken after mutual consultations. The scheduled summit looked untenable as unrest gripped the main venue of the visit since the Citizenship Amendment Bill was proposed.
IITs see a surge in global offers for the class of 2020
International job offers for the Class of 2020 during final placements have jumped upwards by as much as 400%.
India keeps options open on Modi-Abe summit venue
With the annual Japan-India summit scheduled to start on Sunday, the government is yet to ‘officially’ finalise the venue. While a final call on moving it away from Assam has not been taken, officials said latest assessment of the security situation would be taken into consideration.
India to be an outlier in the global economy: Report
Nomura expects that growth in major global economies may weaken in 2020, like US growth may slip from 2.3% to 1.8%, China (6.1% to 5.7%), the euro area (1.2% to 0.9%) and Japan (1.0% to 0.2%). This will be offset by a handful of smaller EMs – Brazil, Mexico, India, Turkey and South Africa – rebounding from tepid growth in 2019.
Investors can wait for Sun to shine in Japan and China
Historically, strategy formulation and execution has been one of the key strengths of Sun Pharma.
Govt okays partial credit guarantee scheme for PSBs to buy high rated assets of NBFCs/HFCs
The scheme will help address NBFCs and HFCs resolve their temporary liquidity or cash flow mismatch issues.
‘India may top Japan by 2030 riding services’
China had three big factors in its favour.
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