Make 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.