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Amazon launches air cargo service Amazon Air in India

New Delhi/UNI: E-commerce giant Amazon India on Monday announced the launch of Amazon Air in India to enhance its transportation network and enable faster deliveries to customers.

India's GDP will hit $26 trillion by 2047, says EY report

The Indian economy is expected to reach the $26 trillion mark while the per capita income is also expected to increase to $15,000, catapulting the country to the realm of developed economies by 2047, the 100th year of the country’s independence, according to an EY report, said media reports

Premature to say India will replace China in influencing global economic growth, says Raghuram Rajan: Report

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday it’s still too early to say that India will influence global economic growth, pushing China down the ladder, a media report said.

India likely to manufacture 50 pc of all iPhones produced globally by 2027: Report

Beijing/New Delhi: India is expected to assemble 50 percent of all the iPhones manufactured by 2027, a big leap from its current share of less than 5 percent, to be at par with the scale of production in mainland China, according to media reports.

More FDI in services than manufacturing despite Centre's Make-in-India push

New Delhi/UNI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India's services sector rose to US$ 153.01 bln in the April 2014 to March 2022 period from US$ 80.51 bln during April 2000 to March 2014, rating firm India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said in a report on Wednesday.

Bilateral trade between India and the GCC jumps 41 pc to $111.71 billion

New Delhi/IBNS: Bilateral trade between India and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) during the current FY 2022-23, for the period April-October 2022 stood at $111.71 billion, up from $79.49 billion during the same period in FY 2021-22, Union minister Anupriya Patel said on Wednesday.

India-Aus Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement to come into force on Dec 29

New Delhi/IBNS: The India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (Ind-Aus ECTA) will come into force on December 29.

Russia replaces Iraq as the largest oil supplier to India in Nov: Report

New Delhi: Russia for the first time in November replaced Iraq as the top exporter of crude oil to India, media reports said.

India-UK FTA to boost jobs, investments and exports between the two countries

New Delhi: The Minister for Commerce and Industry of India, Piyush Goyal, and UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Kemi Badenoch, MP, met on Tuesday in New Delhi to discuss India-UK FTA negotiations.

RBI begins digital rupee pilot in four cities

Mumbai/IBNS: Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot kicked off on Thursday (Dec. 1), a month after India's central bank launched the wholesale version for the same. 

Air traffic surpasses four lakh mark for two consecutive days in India

New Delhi/IBNS: Domestic flights flew more than four lakh passengers for two successive days, indicating positive signs of recovery for India's civil aviation sector.

India-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) decide to pursue resumption of FTA Negotiations

New Delhi: Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution and Textiles, Government of India, and Nayef Falah M. Al-Hajraf, Secretary General, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), held a Joint Press Conference, in New Delhi on Friday, to announce the intent to pursue negotiations on the India-GCC FTA.

Our Free Trade Agreement with India has passed through parliament: PM Anthony Albanese

New Delhi: Australian PM  Anthony Albanese on Tuesday announced his government's Free Trade Agreement with India has been passed by the country's Parliament.

Indigenous Koo launched in the US, first market outside India

In its first market outside India, indigenous Koo, which is seen as an alternative to Twitter, has been launched in the United States.

Critical minerals exploration key to meet India's net-zero target amid China's production monopoly, say experts

Kolkata/IBNS: Exploration and mining of critical minerals are at the core of India’s journey to net-zero by 2070 with 50 percent of its energy requirements from renewable energy, as the manufacture of green technologies for climate change mitigation requires minerals and metals, whose production is dominated by China, according to experts.