MAKE IN INDIA
Boeing’s new 777X makes first flight
The world's largest twin-engine aircraft landed at Boeing Field near Seattle after approximately four hours in the air, following months of delays and erratic weather in recent days. High winds led to the maiden flight's postponement on Friday, and the company blamed weather for an earlier delay on Thursday, which was rainy.
US-China trade settlement: What's in it for India?
India and several Asian countries are not in the same league as the US when it comes to su...
India constantly checking on Indians in China amid outbreak of coronavirus: Jaishankar
The assurance comes, a day after India requested Beiji...
Pakistan's external affairs to be challenging in 2020; ties to remain tense with India: Think-tank
Tense relations with India would continue to consume much of Pakistan's strategic and diplomatic bandwidth, Islamabad Policy Institute said in its report 'Pakistan Outlook 2020: Politics, Economy & Security'. Also, the peace process in Afghanistan would in near future continue to be marred by uncertainty.
Amateur investors are making risky bets that could wipe them out
Investors are trying to make up for yields by getting into markets they aren’t familiar with.
Fired Walmart India executives write to headquarters
The downsizing came as part of a larger strategy to shut the Mumbai fulfilment centre.
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.
Mobile handsets & components under Make in India to get special push in Budget
At the meeting where the PM was most candid asking for real time suggestions to boost growth, he was informed that electronics manufacturing, especially handsets and components, had a good chance of becoming India's largest exports within the next five years.
India & Russia explore joint development of IT products; AI solutions
This was discussed when Ajay Sawhney, Secretary, MEIT recently visited Moscow, ET has learnt. Sawhney met Mikhail Mamonov Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.
Need to ease norms for fintech sector in India, says a lawyer
While regulations are critical to ensure that fintech solutions are not used for money laundering or terror financing, banning new technologies will prove to be counter productive, advocate Pratibha Jain said at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
India needs better opposition: Abhijit Banerjee
Speaking at a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), the 58-year-old India-born American economist said there was no co-relation between the authoritarianism and the economic success.
Country expresses gratitude to EC for making electoral process vibrant, participative: PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude towards the Election Commission for its efforts to make the electoral process more vibrant and participative, on the National Voters' Day. The Election Commission (EC) came into being on January 25, 1950, a day before India became a republic.
Air India doubles flights on Tel Aviv-New Delhi route to tackle increase in passenger rush
In view of the increase in passenger traffic on the Tel Aviv-New Delhi sector, India's official carrier Air India will double the number of flights on the route to six per week from April.
Budget: Life insurance industry expects govt to make annuities tax free, widen section 80C
The tax burden on the individual is too high when considering an essential product like life insurance and reduces their ability to have the right coverage.
Five structural changes to make GST simple, stable
With the new compliance regulations, including e-invoicing, proposed from April 2020, the revenue collection is likely to improve with real-time tracking of input credits claimed by businesses.
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