Indian health system improved significantly over last decade: Bill Gates
Bill Gates, philanthropist & Microsoft co-founder during launch func...
Faster lane: Only FASTag payments at toll plazas from December 1
Indian highways are switching to electronic toll collection from Dec 1, in p...
China keen on Indian henna, drumsticks powder
China expects to import products and services valuing over $10 trillion through such fairs.
Indian stock investors find oasis in insurance in a perilous desert
Heavy buying over the past few weeks have turned most of these stocks pricey.
Frequent FDA inspections slow down Indian pharma exports, says GV Prasad
GV Prasad, Chairman, CII National Committee on Pharmaceuticals said that everybody should up their game in terms of quality, systems, discipline, integrity of data. All there are important things for the industry. He added that the effect of frequent inspections of Indian pharma manufacturing plants by the FDA and measures to be taken to reduce the impact.
Singapore should put in place billion dollar funding arrangement for Indian startups: Experts
According to venture capitalist Mohandas Pai, India is expected to have 100 unicorns, up from 34 as of now, 18 of which are registered outside India for ease of raising funds from global markets.
Total number of Indian students in the US up 3% to 202,014, according to 2019 Open Doors report
For the 10th consecutive year, China remained the largest source of international students in the US in 2018-19 with 369,548 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-degree, and optional practical training (OPT) programmes, a 1.7 per cent increase from 2017-18; India was at second place with 202,014, an increase 2.9 per cent.
New norms to ease restrictions on FDI by joint ventures of Indian companies
To increase the flow of foreign funds, govt may ease restrictions on FDI by JVs or WOS of an Indian company.
India second in seeking user information from Facebook
Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death.
Other colleges charge up to 20x more than revised JNU hostel fees
Revised hostel charges for JNU students are Rs 3,600 per annum (for students from below-poverty-line families, the revised annual charges are Rs 1,800). In IIT Bombay and Delhi, annual hostel charges are Rs 20,000 and Rs 15,000 per student, respectively.
'Golden age' for Indian aviation sector; fundamentals strong: IndiGo chief
IndiGo has been aggressively expanding its operations and has started 11 overseas routes in the last one year. Recently, it placed an order for 300 more planes from Airbus and is also considering wide-body aircraft for long haul routes. IndiGo, owned by InterGlobe Aviation, is the country's largest airline with a market share of 48.2% in September.
Tunisia with its unique diversity beckons Indian film markers
Tunisia stretches from the Meditteranean Sea to the Sahara desert – as an ideal location for Indian film-makers. The country has a solid infrastructure due to the well-developed tourist industry and visa free travel for Indians has opened new opportunities for Indian film makers to explore Tunisia as the new destination.
Xiaomi seeks incentives to boost exports, seeks clarity on proposed rules
Xiaomi, which has partnered Foxconn to manufacture smartphones in India at two facilities in Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu) and Sri City (Andhra Pradesh), has also started exporting small volumes of devices to Nepal and Bangladesh.
Vodafone reaches out to customers with 'won't stop service' reassurance
Vodafone has started reaching out to its customers individually through calls assuring them that Vodafone is not rolling out of Indian Marke...
950 cases of ceasefire violations along LoC between August-October
"Pakistan has been resorting to Ceasefire Violations along the LoC. There have been 950 incidents of CFVs along Line of Control and 79 incidents of CFVs along International Border in Jammu region during the last three months (August to October, 2019)," Shripad Naik, Minister of State for Defence said in a response to a question in the Rajya Sabha.
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