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India's industrial output moves up 3.6% in October

New Delhi: India's index of industrial output for the month of October stood at 3.6 percent, as per official data released on Friday.

India’s GDP estimated to reach 28 trillion dollars by 2050, says Gautam Adani

Hyderabad/UNI: Adani Group Founder and Chairman Gautam Adani on Wednesday said India’s GDP is estimated to reach USD 28 trillion by 2050 from the current GDP and will contribute 15 per cent to the global economy.

Canada launches virtual business mission to India for international investment

Ontario/IBNS: Based on Canada's success of last year's mission to India by its two-way trade worth C$3.4 billion (the US $2.6 billion), a virtual mission to India in December this year is being launched by Ontario led by Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade to promote the province as a premier destination for international investment and create new opportunities for Ontario businesses, media reports said.  

India's GDP in second quarter contracts by 7.5 percent

New Delhi: For the second quarter in a row, Indian economy contracted by 7.5 percent in the July-September quarter of 2020-2021, as per government release data on Friday.

India's eight core industries' output contracts 2.5 pct in October 

New Delhi:  The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stood at 124.2 in October,2020, which declined by 2.5 per cent as compared to the Index of October, 2019, as per government data released on Friday.

Sweden looks forward to further collaborations in space technology with India , says Ambassador Molin

Bengaluru/IBNS: Team Sweden participated in the recently-held Bengaluru Tech Summit, the flagship technology event of the Government of Karnataka.

India now net exporter of agri machinery

New Delhi/IBNS: India has emerged as a net exporter of agri-machinery, shipping equipment to some of the advanced countries like the US, Germany, UK and Italy, and a world leader in exporting solar irrigation pumps.

PM Narendra Modi pitches India as investment destination for urbanisation, mobility

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched India as the most attractive investment destination for those looking to invest in urbanisation, mobility, innovation and sustainable solutions.

ISMA releases data on sugar production in India till November 15

New Delhi/IBNS: According to latest reports, sugar production in India till November 15, 2020, in the current 2019-20 SS is 14.10 lakh tonnes, compared to 4.84 lakh tonnes as of November 15, 2019.  

Bangladesh-India import export to remain suspended due to Diwali

Dhaka/UNI: Export and import activities through Bhomra land port at Satkhira in Bangladesh will remain suspended on the occasion of Shyama Puja, also called Deepawali or Diwali.

India in 'technical recession' as RBI predicts GDP contraction of 8.6% for July-Sept quarter

New Delhi/IBNS: India's central bank on Thursday said the country has likely entered into a technical recession besides predicting a contraction in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of 8.6% in the July-September quarter, media reports said.

India only among top three smartphone markets to record growth in Sep qtr

New Delhi/IBNS: India was the only smartphone market in the global top three which showed a year-on-year growth in shipments in September quarter this fiscal while the other two, United States and China, recorded a decline compared to the same quarter last year, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).

WhatsApp's UPI payment service starts in India

Mumbai/IBNS: After years of struggle, Facebook Inc has finally managed to get approval for operating WhatsApp payments in India, starting Friday.

Logistics company Gxpress in expansion mode at home and abroad

New Delhi/IBNS: India-based logistics company Gxpress recently announced that it is planning for large-scale expansion at home and abroad in areas of technology, workforce and number of offices worldwide.

Seimens Healthineers invests Rs. 1300 crore in India

Benagluru/IBNS: To advance the digitalization of healthcare, Siemens Healthineers on Tuesday announced plans to invest INR 1,300crore (EUR 160 million) over the next five years in an innovation hub in Bengaluru, India.