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Government will give $1 billion to chip-makers manufacturing in India

02 Apr 2021

Government will give $1 billion to chip-makers manufacturing in India

The government of India will offer more than $1 billion in cash to every company that sets up a semiconductor manufacturing unit in the country.

Xiaomi ramps up local production of smartphones and smart TVs

26 Feb 2021

Xiaomi ramps up local production of smartphones and smart TVs

In a virtual briefing on Thursday, Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi announced that it is expanding manufacturing for smartphones and smart TVs in India.

Bolkar App: A voice based Quora alternative for non-English speakers

12 Feb 2021

Bolkar App: A voice based Quora alternative for non-English speakers

Bolkar means 'speaking' in Hindi. Bolkar App enables native speakers of Hindi and Bengali to share their knowledge. The crowdsourced question-answer platform is aimed at people from tier-3 and tier-4 towns of India who aren't conversant with English.

Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19

02 Feb 2021

Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19

The country's premier aerospace and defense exhibition, Aero India 2021, takes off in Bengaluru on Wednesday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with buzz around "Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan" and "Make in India" push.

Webley & Scott to launch 'Made in India' revolvers

28 Jan 2021

Webley & Scott to launch 'Made in India' revolvers

The home-grown revolver of Webley & Scott, the renowned British firearms company, is being manufactured in Hardoi town of Uttar Pradesh under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative.

Cow dung chip, providing "protection from radiation," unveiled by government

13 Oct 2020

Cow dung chip, providing "protection from radiation," unveiled by government

In a bizarre turn of events, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) Chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria unveiled a chip made of cow dung on Monday announcing that it reduces harmful radiations from mobiles.

Now, Apple's iPhone SE 2020 is 'Made in India'

25 Aug 2020

Now, Apple's iPhone SE 2020 is 'Made in India'

In a major development, Apple has started making iPhone SE 2020 locally in India.

After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled

22 Aug 2020

After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled

Indian Railways on Friday announced it was canceling the tender for 44 Vande Bharat trains after a Chinese joint venture firm placed its bids, said reports.

India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

30 Jul 2020

India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

In the wake of the deadly clash with China, India's call for "vocal for local" has grown stronger than ever.

'Rape in India' remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology, he refuses

13 Dec 2019

'Rape in India' remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology, he refuses

The Parliament witnessed a huge uproar on Friday with BJP's representatives tearing into Rahul Gandhi for his remarks about rapes.

Make in India to Rape in India: Congress slams PM

10 Dec 2019

Make in India to Rape in India: Congress slams PM

The flurry of rape cases in India and the stoic silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi resonated in the Parliament on Tuesday, with Congress seeking answers.

Rajnath Singh reaches France, will receive first Rafale jet

08 Oct 2019

Rajnath Singh reaches France, will receive first Rafale jet

On Tuesday, Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh landed in France, where he will receive the first Rafale jet on the behalf of Indian Air Force (IAF). India and France have inked a deal for 36 Rafale jets.

Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day

23 Sep 2019

Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day

On Saturday, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, observed its third edition of the annual Industry Day event.

India Inc. welcomes Sitharaman's tax announcement, Modi calls it historic

20 Sep 2019

India Inc. welcomes Sitharaman's tax announcement, Modi calls it historic

The effect of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's massive announcement was seen instantly as markets rejoiced on Friday.

After breakdown, Train 18 commences its maiden commercial run

17 Feb 2019

After breakdown, Train 18 commences its maiden commercial run

A day after it broke down on its way to Delhi from Varanasi, India's first indigenously-built semi-high speed train, Train 18, recently christened Vande Bharat Express, began its maiden commercial journey on Sunday.

Just a day after launch, Train 18 breaks down

16 Feb 2019

Just a day after launch, Train 18 breaks down

A day after it was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vande Bharat Express (which is popularly known as Train 18), broke down on Friday.

Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

31 Jan 2019

Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

The Union Budget 2019 will be presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, February 1.

Rs. 150cr tender floated to produce first 'Make-In-India' metro coach

27 Jan 2019

Rs. 150cr tender floated to produce first 'Make-In-India' metro coach

The Modern Coach Factory (MCF) has floated a Rs. 150 crore tender to buy technology and expertise to produce railways' first 'Make in India' international standard coaches for metro trains by 2021, according to sources.

Chai in kulhad to make a comeback at railway stations

20 Jan 2019

Chai in kulhad to make a comeback at railway stations

Having been elbowed out by the more utilitarian plastic and paper cups over the years at railway stations, 'kulhads', which were introduced by former railway minister Lalu Prasad 15 years ago, are all set to make a comeback at catering units.

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

18 Jan 2019

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

Shatabdi's successor, India's fastest-train called Train 18, to roll-out today

29 Oct 2018

Shatabdi's successor, India's fastest-train called Train 18, to roll-out today

The first indigenously build semi high-speed train is expected to roll out of Chennai's Integral Coach Factory (ICF) on Monday.

'Make in India' seems to have become 'Assemble in India'

16 Oct 2018

'Make in India' seems to have become 'Assemble in India'

Narendra Modi's ambitious election promise to transform India into a manufacturing hub through the flagship 'Make in India' program has yet to bear fruit.

Varun on 'Sui Dhaaga' success: My career has been funny

05 Oct 2018

Varun on 'Sui Dhaaga' success: My career has been funny

Varun Dhawan's latest release 'Sui Dhaaga' has done an incredible business at the box office.

'Sui Dhaaga' witnesses exceptional growth; Varun thanks audience for support

01 Oct 2018

'Sui Dhaaga' witnesses exceptional growth; Varun thanks audience for support

Varun Dhawan's 'Sui Dhaaga' has got the cash registers ringing since day one.

Rafale-deal: Government's defense and opposition's attacks make political discourse ugly

23 Sep 2018

Rafale-deal: Government's defense and opposition's attacks make political discourse ugly

The bombshell, which former French President Francois Hollande dropped about the Rafale deal, has snowballed into a full-blown political controversy, with the opposition demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation and Centre denying all charges.

Rafale-deal: Hollande's bombshell catches BJP in crossfire, opposition strengthens attack

22 Sep 2018

Rafale-deal: Hollande's bombshell catches BJP in crossfire, opposition strengthens attack

Comments of France former President Francois Hollande that Indian government proposed Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence as its partner in the multi-million dollar Rafale deal has caught the Narendra Modi led Centre in a crossfire, with the opposition demanding his resignation.

#CowPolitics: Kamal Nath promises gaushalas in MP-villages, if Congress wins

05 Sep 2018

#CowPolitics: Kamal Nath promises gaushalas in MP-villages, if Congress wins

That cow has taken centerstage in Indian politics has been confirmed again with the statements of Madhya Pradesh Congress chief, Kamal Nath.

Anushka Sharma to venture into producing television ads

04 Sep 2018

Anushka Sharma to venture into producing television ads

Anushka Sharma is on a roll these days, especially on professional front. The lady, who has proved her mettle in acting, has also turned out to be a successful film producer.

Railways to have 100% bio-toilets by 2019, says Piyush Goyal

20 Jul 2018

Railways to have 100% bio-toilets by 2019, says Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways will have 100% bio-toilets by next year that will make tracks safe and eliminate defecation on the rail lines, which is not only unhygienic but affects rail safety because the uric acid damages them, causing accidents, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Elon Musk might visit India in early 2019

15 Jul 2018

Elon Musk might visit India in early 2019

If his tweets are to be believed, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is slated to visit India soon.

Four years of Modi Govt: Piyush Goyal on Railways performance

13 Jun 2018

Four years of Modi Govt: Piyush Goyal on Railways performance

In interviews with Hindustan Times and Economic Times, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gave his two pennies on the Indian Railways' performance after four years of the Modi government.

IIT-Kanpur signs Rs. 15cr MoU to develop VTOL aircraft prototypes

27 May 2018

IIT-Kanpur signs Rs. 15cr MoU to develop VTOL aircraft prototypes

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur has signed a Rs. 15 crore-Memorandum of Understanding to develop prototypes for self-piloted vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

#WelcomeHomeTarini: All women-crew return after circumnavigating globe in 254 days

21 May 2018

#WelcomeHomeTarini: All women-crew return after circumnavigating globe in 254 days

An all-woman crew of Indian Navy reached Goa on Monday after circumnavigating the globe in 254 days, achieving a feat that is bound to make all Indians proud.

Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report

10 May 2018

Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report

Latest defense ministry report has ridiculed the Indian weapons-buying system for being inflicted with "multiple decision-heads, duplication of processes.....delayed execution, no real-time monitoring, no project-based approach and a tendency to fault-find rather than to facilitate."

Apple to start manufacturing iPhone 6s Plus in India

14 Apr 2018

Apple to start manufacturing iPhone 6s Plus in India

Apple has started the trial production of the iPhone 6s Plus at the Bengaluru plant of its contract manufacturer, Wistron. The commercial manufacturing may begin in a couple of weeks, according to reports.

Make in India: Xiaomi opens new smartphone plants in India

09 Apr 2018

Make in India: Xiaomi opens new smartphone plants in India

Furthering its commitment to 'Make in India' initiative, Xiaomi has announced the opening of three new smartphone factories in India.

India becomes world's second largest mobile phone manufacturer: ICA

04 Apr 2018

India becomes world's second largest mobile phone manufacturer: ICA

Only behind China, India has replaced Vietnam to become the second largest mobile phone manufacturer in 2017, Indian Cellular Association President Pankaj Mohindroo informed Union ministers Manoj Sinha and Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Unemployment's ugly side: 1 lakh Railways jobs, 2 crore applicants

29 Mar 2018

Unemployment's ugly side: 1 lakh Railways jobs, 2 crore applicants

The Indian Railways have confirmed that they have received 2 crore applications for 1 lakh job openings. The number is expected to increase further as the last day to submit applications is March 31.

Indians would rather work at Paytm than Google: LinkedIn report

21 Mar 2018

Indians would rather work at Paytm than Google: LinkedIn report

According to a new report by professional social network LinkedIn, Indians prefer to work at home-grown mobile internet companies like Paytm instead of global tech giants like Google.

Maharashtra signs Rs. 35,000cr deal with India's first individual aircraft-maker

20 Feb 2018

Maharashtra signs Rs. 35,000cr deal with India's first individual aircraft-maker

The Maharashtra government has inked a Rs. 35,000cr deal with India's first individual aircraft maker Amol Yadav to set up an indigenous factory in Palghar.