Sunday, 23 September, 2018

Topic: Make in India

Jitendra Singh

Make In India also benefitting other nations: Union minister Jitendra Singh

The minister added that Sriharikota facilities are being used by countries which began space exploration much earlier than India. 
An F-16 fighter jet

Lockheed Martin to manufacture wings of F-16 fighter jets in India

The American manufacturer of fighter jets plans F-16 wing production in India without the pre-condition that India will have to also buy these jets.
Representational image | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

India, world’s fastest growing economy, isn’t growing fast enough to create enough jobs

Glacial economic reforms, fragile banking sector, rigid labor laws and a spotty educational system are holding India back.

What Karnataka BJP leaders plan to do to stop Bengaluru air show from moving to Yogi’s UP

Will approach defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, an MP from Karnataka, to lobby against the move, Rajeev Chandrasekhar says.
Latest news on Samsung

The world simply isn’t impressed with Narendra Modi’s make in India

Samsung's shiny new plant in Noida is more exception than norm as India's manufacturing shrinks to 15% of GDP.
Latest news on Samsung

Samsung to open world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing centre in India today

PM Modi along with South Korean president Moon Jae-in will be inaugurating the facility in Noida at 5 pm Monday. 
Illustration by PealiDezine

With all the economic gloom and doom, this is India’s sunrise sector

The biggest potential benefit of this sector will be achieving more of Make in India.
The rise in purchases of smartphones, TVs and other goods have made electronics India’s second-biggest import item after oil | SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Indians’ love for electronics is pushing current account deficit

Data for the 13 months to May show electronics imports were valued at $57.8 billion, way more than gold purchases.
Illustration by PealiDezine

Modi government hasn’t fared too badly on the economy. But can’t say the same on politics

The real negatives of the Modi govt are not with regard to the economy but with the undermining of key institutions & damage to the social fabric.
Army tanks

The big bang in Indian defence is delayed

With only 20 percent of total outlays accounting for modernization and the military arsenal nearing the end of its life, the situation seems grim.

This is what cheaper and better looking electric vehicles can do for you

Charging will last for months in electric vehicles, it's cleaner and convenient to use and also reduces air and noise pollution.

Christian priests accused of rape: Isolated events or eroding credibility of Indian church?

While allegations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal are under investigation, there is pressure on Bishops' Council to initiate a full-fledged probe. Experts weigh in.