View: India needs new green industries to ensure economic growth
Green industries are classic ‘impact investments’ — investments that offer both investment and social returns.
India delaying signing helicopters deal: Russian Helicopters CEO
India and Russia signed a deal in 2015 under Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...
AIIB says projects, cost overruns biggest negatives of India
AIIB has $3 billion exposure to India which has a lot of appetite for credit and...
View: India needs a modern Parliament, but not at cost of its majestic past
In the 72 years as an independent nation, the importance and sacredness of Parliament has never been in any doubt. No doubt the institution itself has contributed to this veneration. Yet, in a country where moorti puja is widespread, it would not be wrong to suggest that the sheer splendour of Parliament House has been an important factor.
Telegram takes off in India as startups drive adoption
According to Prabhu Ram, head, Industry Intelligence Group at CyberMedia Research, businesses prefer Telegram because it marries capabilities of WhatsApp and Snapchat — it’s secure, private and accessible.
India has potential for very rapid economic growth, says Bill Gates
India has the potential for "very rapid" economic growth over the next decade, Bill Gates has said.
Oman provides India strategic depth in West Asia and Eastern African region
Prime Minister Narinder Modi’s visit to the Sultanate of Oman in 2018 initiated a new energy in bilateral relations with enhanced cooperation in trade and investment, energy, defence, security, food security and regional issues, according to Al Rawahi. Oman too has invested substantially in India.
Rajnath holds talks with US Def Secretary with focus on Indo-Pacific
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), a platform comprising ASEAN and its eight dialogue partners including India, officials said here. The defence minister also held a separate meeting with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono with a focus on adding further momentum to bilateral defence cooperation.
Oil rises amid optimism over OPEC supply cuts, hopes on US-China trade
Brent crude futures were up 19 cents, or 0.3 per cent, at $62.47 a barrel by 0759 GMT.
What India can learn from other countries to beat air pollution
Faced with the hazard of deteriorating air composition, many countries like China have over the years adapted to technology and strategies to counter the crisis, including energy infrastructure optimisation, coal-fired pollution control, and emission controls.
'Make in India' hub Noida to churn over 30 crore mobiles in 5 years
In 2014, India had just 2 mobile phone manufacturing units. But now it has 268 manufacturing units.
Air India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation to be sold by March: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Sitharaman says the strategic sale of Air India and BPCL will be wrapped up by March
CBI raids offices of Amnesty India in New Delhi and Bengaluru
The Central Bureau of Investigation has raided offices of Amnesty International India in Bnagalore and New Delhi over alleged irregularities in foreign funding in connection with violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. A year ago, the ED had raided two of its premises over alleged violation of India’s foreign exchange laws.
Startup India Vision 2024: DPIIT for cutting compliance time to just 1 hour per month for startups
It has proposed providing work orders and pilot projects from the government, ranking of ministries and central public sector undertakings for their increased engagement with startups, and organising a global startup event in the country.
MakeMyTrip looks to add over 10,000 alternative accommodations in India in 2020
"As travel growth continues to beat market estimates, we aim to add more than 10,000 alternative accommodation properties in India in the coming year. Additionally, we are bullish on achieving double-digit growth in the segment in the next 12 months," MakeMyTrip COO Vipul Prakash told PTI.
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