Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: industry

India doesn’t need speed breakers. Modi govt right to help automobile, telecom

Ease of business and industrial output should not remain shackled to constantly changing political processes and rigid bureaucracy.

Amazon, Walmart, Tesla rolled into one? Tata group is getting too ambitious again

Every business that looks like an opportunity or is being promoted by the government is not necessarily one that you need to get into.

India’s economy picking up pace, industry needs to enhance risk-taking appetite: PM Modi

While addressing CII's annual meeting, Modi assured support to the industry & said that India is receiving record FDI because of reforms done in the last few years.

Pandemic slowed Tamil Nadu’s economic growth, now it can ill-afford poll freebie culture

Economists are concerned about high cost of freebies since pandemic has hit growth. Industry experts want new govt to focus on MSMEs & ease of doing business.

Output of 8 core infrastructure sectors grows 0.1% in January

The core sectors had expanded by 2.2% in January 2020, according to the provisional data released Friday by the Commerce and Industry Ministry.

Govt ‘exploring ways to bring back labourers’ as efforts begin to get economy on track

Lakhs of migrant labourers left the big urban centres as the lockdown, which has continued with periodic relaxations since 25 March, left them without jobs.

Industry leaders want manufacturing to reopen even in red zones, with adequate safeguards

Industry bodies, leaders say protracted lockdown has started building pressure on businesses, affecting prospects of overall growth and development in India.

Satya Nadella speaking up shows how inconsequential Indian economy is under Modi

Microsoft’s Nadella surely wouldn’t have criticised China so openly, but high-time Indian CEOs realise capitalism works only with free market and liberal ethos.

J&K govt shoots down delayed tourism projects, prioritises colleges, flats & industries

Tourism dept told to come up with only projects with ‘visible impact’, which ‘could be put to public use’, and on which ‘return on investment’ is obtained.

To get more women in labour force, India must stop pushing industrial areas to city limits

It is essential for cities to recognise that urban neighbourhoods are not just residential areas, and develop amenities for both work and living.

On Camera


Air India brings new policy, now pilots can fly after retirement

Air India crew hide greys, follow strict makeup while global airlines allowing tattoo, piercing

Many airlines expect their crew to follow strict dress codes and decorum, but Air India’s commandments even instruct members on what to say and not to say on social media.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.