(02/21/13) . New Delhi: Corporate big-wigs from top companies in India and the UK on Tuesday had a brain storming session on intensifying cooperation between the two countries. The British side identified infrastructure, education, defence, energy and retail as focus areas. The India-UK CEO’s Forum led by Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata and Standard Chartered chief Peter Sands [...]
(02/21/13) . NEW DELHI: India will launch its first space mission to Mars this year, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday. “Several space missions are planned for 2013, including India’s first mission to Mars and the launch of our first navigational satellite,” Mukherjee said in his maiden Address to the joint sitting of Parliament at the start of [...]
(02/08/13) . New Delhi: The growth rate in Foreign Exchange Earnings(FEEs) from tourism in Rupee terms in January 2013 over January 2012 was 20.6%. Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) also showed a growth of 2.6% in January 2013 over January 2012.
(02/08/13) . CHENNAI: Indian manufacturers and natural resources companies will spend Rs 40,800 crore on IT products and services in 2013, an increase of 9.1% over 2012 revenue of Rs 37,400 crore, according to Gartner, Inc.
(01/17/13) . New Delhi: The Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) under the Education & Training Initiatives of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) is going to set up India’s first ‘Technology Innovation Research Centre’ at the ATDC-Training of Trainers’ Academy, Gurgaon, in collaboration with JUKI India Pvt. Ltd. This Centre will demonstrate leading edge technologies and undertaking applied research.
(01/17/13) . New Delhi: Fiat India’s research and development (R&D) team would contribute significantly in the Italian car maker’s programme to design and develop its alliance partner Chrysler’s smallest Jeep, to be launched globally in mid-2014. The company has finalised a plan to roll out nine new models by 2016, some of which would be shipped from India to right-hand-drive markets abroad.
04/24/13 - New Delhi: The improvement in performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors is expected to boost the economic growth rate to 6.4 per cent in 2013-14 from 5 per cent during 2012-13, according to Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Panel. “Economy will grow at higher rate from now. We projected growth [...]
04/10/13 - The indian government wants to extend the agreement with Mercosul tariff preferences with the goal of increasing bilateral trade to $ 25 billion by 2015. This information comes from India’s Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, who yesterday (8) in Geneva revealed that his government is considering submitting a new proposal to Mercosur partners for the meeting [...]» More events