India: News

02 Aug 2016


RBI issues new guidelines for on-tap bank licenses

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) came up with new guidelines for on-tap bank licensing paving way for those who are interested in seeking licenses whenever required.

02 Aug 2016

Nirmala Sitharaman

India's trade deficit with China soars to $53 billion

India's trade deficit with China reached a new high with numbers nearing $53 billion during the fiscal year 2015-16.

02 Aug 2016

Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela experiment to advance predictive analysis

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Government of India, and two Indian startups - Tarah Technologies and Aarav Unmanned Systems - collected a huge amount of data during the Kumbh Mela 2016 for research purposes.

01 Aug 2016

Renault India

Maruti Suzuki records massive sales in July

Maruti Suzuki, one of India's top manufacturers of automobiles, announced it had clocked massive gains this month; its total sales rise 12.7% against the same month last year.

01 Aug 2016

Central Government

India looks to become the second largest steel producer

The Indian Government is reported to be taking measures that would pitch the country as the world's second largest producer of steel.

21 May 2016


World's cheapest smartphone made in India

The world's cheapest smartphone, Namotel 'Acche Din', was marketed at Rs. 99 only at a press conference held in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

3 Apr 2016


India now the 6th largest manufacturer

According to the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) yearbook, India now ranks 6th among the top 10 manufacturing nations of the world.

22 Jan 2016


Free legal aid to poor prison inmates

The new Model Prison Manual approved by the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, provides for free legal aid to the inmates belonging to disadvantaged sections.