Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicMake in India

Topic: Make in India

Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.

Toyota or pakora? Modi govt must choose

India must break out of this vicious cycle of high taxes, low consumer demand, constrained investment & job creation, and insufficient wage incomes to boost purchasing power.

No decision on selling only ‘Made in India’ items in military canteens, says defence ministry

Union Minister Shripad Naik was replying to a query on whether the defence ministry will consider using and selling only 'Made in India' products in its stores.

Urban MGNREGS on the doorstep, but wages can make stealing business from China harder

Nobody can claim that Modi govt’s intentions are misguided. India must create jobs in cities as these hubs of modernisation are more productive than villages.

Modi govt plans Rs 1.68 lakh-crore package to attract global firms to make in India

Modi govt will offer production-linked incentives to automobile manufacturers, solar panel makers & specialty steel to consumer appliance companies.

India and France writing new chapter in defence ties, says French Defence Minister Parly 

India will acquire a world class capability, truly among the best in the world that would give your air force an incredible sovereign tool, French Defence minister Florence added.

India and Russia set to close deal for over 6 lakh AK 203 rifles, production to start soon

The first 20,000 AK 203 rifles will be imported from Russia at a cost of about Rs 80,000 a piece. The rest are to be manufactured in India as part of a joint venture.

China’s loss is turning out to be India’s gain as supply chains start shifting

About two dozen companies pledged $1.5 billion of investments to set up mobile-phone factories in India after Modi govt announced incentives in March.

Submarines, AK 203 rifles — two Make in India projects Modi govt set to push on priority

Tenders for the submarines are expected to be issued ‘soon’ while the Indo-Russian AK 203 rifles could be finalised by October.

7 big-ticket ‘Make in India’ defence projects that have failed to get off the ground

Projects like fighter aircraft for the IAF, submarines and choppers for the Navy and assault rifles for all armed forces have been stuck for years.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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