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Bringing social change with social media

Isn’t it a bit ironic that while social media has been harnessed increasingly for achieving political changes, it has yielded little result when it comes to delivering social changes? In that

Hope on horizon in Sriperumbudur after PM speaks about Nokia plant revival

There is hope in the air. Prime minister Narendra Modi’s categorical statement on plans to revive Nokia plant at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu has breathed life into lives of thousands of worke

How to make in India

The prime minister’s pre-election exhortation or invitation, as the case may be, “Make in India”, made headlines then, and has remained in the news. The Economic Survey, tabled in

Modi`s key initiatives: Analysis

Prime minister Narendra Modi completes his one year in office on Monday. Governance Now has reviewed some of his key promises and initiatives taken in one year and what needs to be done in near fut

Maggi is India’s soul-searching moment

Everyone is a suspect. Everything is a suspect. That is India for you and me. The food that we consume is adulterated, the air we breathe is foul and our rulers (politicians) cannot

Trade union strike in Sept against labour reforms

Opposing the NDA government`s labour reforms that are aimed at improving ease of doing business and to give a push to `Make in India` initiative, 11 national trade unions will observe nationwide st

Morning briefing: Embarrassed Kejriwal asks Somnath Bharti to surrender

Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that his party MLA Somnath Bharti is becoming an `embarrassment` for the party and his family. Asking Bharti to surr

Modi dines with Fortune 500 CEOs, business bosses ask for more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top CEOs in the US, listing the various sectors that India has opened up for investments and inviting the US business leaders to `Make in India`. How

AAP wants make India first while Cong rambles around on Modi’s US visit

As prime minister Narendra Modi invites business leaders to invest in India in Digital India and other initiatives, Taking potshots at the Prime Minister’s, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriw

A German declaration: India is Asia`s Silicon Valley

“India is Asia`s Silicon Valley,” declared German chancellor Angela Merkel in Bengaluru today. Addressing an Indo-German summit hosted by Indian IT association Nasscom in association wi

Morning briefing: Busy three days in parliament, RS to pass many pending bills

The Central government will today introduce the Bankruptcy Bill in the Parliament. The Bill when enacted will improve ease of doing business in India. The Rajya Sabha, which has passed only one Bil

Make in India: Transparent proposals to bring investment in Mumbai

 An International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) will soon be established at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, announced Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. The land for developi

Maharashtra gets MoUs worth Rs 6.11 lakh crore

Maharashtra has signed 2,560 MoUs worth Rs 6.11 lakh crore for private investment in the last 16 months, of which 23 have been signed during the ongoing Make in India week, state principal secretar

Maharashtra to get air ambulance facility soon

In a first of its kind initiative, Maharashtra government has signed a pact with MAB Aviation and its partner Radius Circle to launch an air ambulance service from the state for domestic and over

Make in India: Rs 15.20 lakh crore investment promised

The just concluded Make In India Week has garnered business commitment of Rs 15.20 lakh crore in investment from global and domestic companies – of which  close to Rs 8 lakh crore will g

Mapping the road to maximum government

Whenever The Economist, the international magazine, publishes a map of India or south Asia, showing parts of Kashmir as ‘disputed territory’, officials sit down and on each and every co

GeM to soon be standard mode of procurement by government agencies

Commerce secretary Rita Teaotia said that Government E-Marketplace (GeM) has been developed within a short span of five months. She added that owing to the transparency, ease, efficiency and time-b

Make in India not possible without makers in India: Rudy

Entrusted with the task to create a resource pool of 500 million skilled workers by 2022, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, minister of state (independent charge) for skill development and entrepreneurshi

India a bright spot in world economy: KPMG

The ‘Digital India’ initiative aligns the country with the fourth industrial revolution, focusing on building robust digital capabilities and creating meaningful prospects for investmen

Department of heavy industries ties-up with IIT-Kharagpur for Make in India

 The department of heavy industries has partnered with IIT-Kharagpur to set up a centre of excellence on advanced manufacturing, in a move to step-up the Make in India initiative. &n

Gowtama takes over as BEL CMD

 M.V. Gowtama is the new chairman and managing director of the state-owned aerospace and defence company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). He took charge on November 8. Gowtama was selected by

Thrash it out

It is quite common for businesses to face bloodletting due to disputes and no one wants to get caught in the tangled and protracted web of court litigation. With some of the largest corporates in t

FDI equity inflow into textile sector has grown: Report

 India has shown considerable progress in the textile, automotive and telecommunication sectors, said Make in India campaign’s second achievement report that was released by the Ministry

Make in India suffers from an identity crisis: Expert

While the debate on the success or failure of Make in India continues to make headlines, “I argue that it suffers from an identity crisis, nullifying the efforts taken by the government to

Import of PoS machines temporary: PP Chaudhary

 Union minister of state for electronics and IT PP Chaudhary has assured the electronic manufacturers that the import of PoS machines following demonetisation is temporary and would be sorted

Designing a new defence economic strategy

Over the past three years, there has been a marked focus on implementing defence procurement reforms. Many are of the opinion that India’s focus on defence procurement reforms is uniq

Turbocharge Make in India with the power of platforms

Speed, scale and sustainability. To lift a country of 1.2 billion people to a better quality of life requires a massive dose of all three. China has clearly shown the way for what speed and scale c

Israel attaches huge importance to Modi’s visit: Carmon

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s July 5-6 visit to Israel will be of “huge importance”, stressed Israeli ambassador Daniel Carmon who added that his country is ready to offer New De

Give priority to homegrown technologies: Top official

Import of defence technology may kill innovation in Indian companies and it should be allowed only when there is no homegrown technology available, said G Satheesh Reddy, scientific advisor to the

Key features of liberalised Arms rules

The home ministry has liberalised the Arms rules to boost Make in India manufacturing policy. The liberalisation of the Arms rules will encourage investment in the manufacturing of a

For better defence capabilities

In the recently concluded 19th party congress of the Communist party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping has consolidated political and military power in China. He has, using a phased reforms approach and

SAIL’s Durgapur plant delivers wheels to Kolkata Metro

In its bid to give a thrust to Make in India programme, Steel Authority of India Ltd’s (SAIL) Durgapur Steel Plant dispatched the first consignment of metro coach wheels to Kolkata Metro.

India’s fastest prototype Train 18 not fully made in India

The much talked-about Train 18 of the Indian Railways, which recently breached 180 kmph speed limit in the trials, has 20 percent of its components being imported from foreign countries.



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