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Dip in exports from India

Due to global economic slowdown, the export sector in India has been facing decline. In last two years the government has failed to achieve the fixed export target. The downfall has been noticed in

High decibel celebration over two years of NaMo government

 The electoral victory in Assam has come just in time for the Narendra Modi government to celebrate its second anniversary with aplomb. “We used to dream of this [forming gover

We respect Raghuram Rajan’s decision: Sitharaman

Commerce minister Nirmala  Sitharaman on Monday tried to play down the  controversy regarding RBI governor

India to create a buffer stock of pulses: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Indian government is negotiating with countries like Mozambique, Malawe, Canada and Myanmar, to buy pulses to end the chronic and recurring price rise, said Nirmala Sithraman, commerce and in

The crisis of regulation on social media

Digital India may be in full swing, but the events around it expose the lack of control and carefree nature of social media. BJP with its full might is taking credit for pushing India to the digita

ONGC hires consultants to evaluate GSPC KG block reserves

 State-owned ONGC has hired US-based Ryder Scott Petroleum Consultants to assess natural gas reserves in Gujarat State Petroleum Corp`s (GSPC) KG (Deendayal) block before deciding to buy a sta

Government finds it difficult to appoint women directors: Nirmala Sitharaman

 The government is finding it extremely difficult to appoint women on boards of companies, said minister of state for commerce and industry Nirmala Sitharaman. Addressing a gathering

People are adapting faster than we had thought: Nirmala Sitharaman

As part of the government, how do you look at demonetisation? It’s by far the bold… the boldest of all the steps, in line with several other steps the g

Central scheme being formulated to create export infrastructure

The central government is trying to formulate a scheme that will help create export infrastructure, commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday. “As almo

Need to digitise value chain of textile industry: Amitabh Kant

“If India has to grow rapidly, it cannot grow without exports. We still import a lot of raw material like laces, buttons, elastics etc, which makes production expensive for the (clothing) man

The rise and rise of Nirmala Sitharaman

The erudite Nirmala Sitharaman being appointed India’s first full time defence minister was the highlight of the cabinet rejig carried out by prime minister Narendra Modi – and it was

Defence enterprises hand over products to armed forces

 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid emphasis on becoming self-reliant in defence production.   She lauded defence public sector undertakings (DPSUs) and ordnan

The ascent of Nirmala Sitharaman

Today, Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s first woman full-time defence minister, may appear a picture of poise and confidence. But 11 years ago, she wasn’t even sure if she should join the Bh

Rise of Nirmala Sitharaman, plight of Baiga women and more from the week gone by

Today, Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s first woman full-time defence minister, may appear a picture of poise and confidence. But 11 years ago, she wasn’t even sure if she should join the Bh

When rival telecom honchos will share the stage

 When was the last time you saw all rival telecom corporate leaders come together. May be at time of the formal launch of prime minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India programme in July 2

INS Kiltan commissioned into Indian Navy

 INS Kiltan, the third anti-submarine warfare (ASW) stealth corvette built under project 28 (Kamorta class), was commissioned into the Indian Navy by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the

Why the fight for Tejas and Arjun is not just about defence forces

This one definitely isn’t the typical fight witnessed within defence circles. The high-profile fracas over the Tejas fighter aircraft and the more subdued skirmish over the Arjun tank carry w

Defending Tejas fiercely and applauding Rudra & Nag

Something unusual is happening in the defence arena: the Narendra Modi government has shown remarkable courage to embark on a long and arduous journey that will have a long-term impact on India&rsq

Sitharaman visits BEL, lauds women staff executing Akash missile project

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently made her maiden visit to the Bangalore complex of Navratna defence PSU- Bharat Electronics Ltd and was briefed on both the ongoing and futuristic projec

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