INDIAN AVITION INDUSTRY
Railways to run 100% on electricity by 2024, become net-zero emission by 2030: Piyush Goyal
“By the year 2024, we expect the entire Indian Railways, which is about 125,000 km of track length and nearly 68,000 km of route length, to be 100% run on electricity,” Goyal said at the India-Brazil Business Forum here. It will be the first railway in the world to be run fully on electricity. We are very conscious of our responsibility to the environment, he added.
Downside in metal companies to be limited: Chakri Lokapriya
Chakri Lokapriya, CIO & MD, TCG AMC says there is unlikely to be any meaningful e...
Slash GST on Auto LPG, address policy issues stalling growth: Industry body to FM
LPG used as fuel in automobiles or Auto LPG, which is among...
Chocolate industry may feel the pinch as global cocoa prices rise
India imports large quantity of cocoa beans and powder to bridge the gap between supply and demand in the domestic market. As per the data of International Cocoa Organisation, the cocoa prices stood at $2,687.24 per tonne on Thursday, around 20% increase year-on-year.
Appliances, consumer electronics industry seeks tax relief, incentives in upcoming Budget
Manufacturers of appliances and consumer electronics are seeking lower taxes on eco-friendly and energy-efficient products, more incentives for domestic manufacturing and waiving of customs duty on inputs imported to make the components in the upcoming Union Budget.
Govt to repeal Plantation Labour Act; tea industry concerned
The plantation sector included tea, rubber and coffee industries and the Act stipulates them to comply with providing drinking water, housing, medical, education and toilet facilities to the workers besides wages. The Centre has already tabled a Bill in Parliament on occupational safety, health and working conditions code which is now under discussion.
Indian tech industry facing biggest-ever HR challenge, needs to recruit, skill 2 mn professionals: Report
The increasing competition has not left organisations with much of an alternative. They have to either embrace the challenge or perish, according to the report titled 'AI & Future Of Work: Redefining Future Of Enterprise.' Employability with technology continues to be a problem despite India having a large number of higher academic institutions.
Chinese decimation of Indian phonemakers is complete. Automakers next?
Chinese firms created massive ripples at a time when US giants like Amazon and FB/WhatsApp face political heat.
Surveillance tech firms cash in as govt agencies have a look in
Central and state governments across the country have started using surveillance recognition technology to identify criminals, missing persons and dead bodies. Some states are even using software tools to mine data on social media to check for potential threats to law and order.
India's chemical makers may gain from China virus scare
This month’s reduction in the U.S.-China trade tensions has improved the outlook for profit margins and exports at Indian manufacturers after a tepid 2019, the analysts said.
Why this is the best time to be a writer in show business
In an industry where a grand total of 7 actors are chased by 70-odd directors, writing has become critical.
Indian economy poised to take off, says Goyal
Speaking at a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit, the Commerce and Industry Minister also said the government will hold discussions with Britain and European Union on free trade agreements.
Huge opportunity for Indian SaaS companies make investors bullish
The two-day event that was held on the outskirts of Chennai saw more than 500 companies and over 50 investors attending the event and was sponsored by VC firms like Tiger Global, Accel, and Sequoia.
What's next for Indian startups?
Internet businesses in 2012-13 helped form a new wave of entrepreneurship in India. It was refreshing and had the promise of creating a very different type of corporate India – based on services and products – not a rent-seeking model.
UiPath partners with 150 academic institutions in India
The programme, aimed at creating an inclusive workforce who are fluent in automation technologies, has so far trained more than 20,000 students and professionals in the country, said the company in a press release.
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