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By Loknath Das On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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As India Inc Struggles To Cut Down Debt, Economy Suffers

Mumbai: Cash crunch and confusion over the introduction of GST (Goods and Services Tax) were initially blamed for pulling economic growth down to its weakest pace in more than three years. But that is masking a More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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India Ahead Of China On Retail Development Index In First Half Of 2017

New Delhi: India has surpassed China in the global Retail Development Index in 2017, indicating growing prominence of the country as a preferred retail destination for global brands, says a report by real estate More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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‘India May Become First Nation Using LED For All Lights By 2019’

New Delhi: Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said India will probably be the first country in the world to use LEDs for all lighting needs by 2019, which would help the nation save over Rs. 40,000 crore a year. State-run More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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Hyundai may abandon hybrid vehicle plans for India

South Korean auto major Hyundai may cancel plans to introduce hybrid vehicles in India due to lack of government support, according to a top official of the company’s subsidiary here. Hyundai Motors India Ltd More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Google India announces Made in India initiative

Google India today announced its ‘Made in India’ initiative while reaffirming its commitment to help developers find success by building high quality products “for India by India”. The company said that More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Amagi Media will launch Thunderstorm technology in India by October

Ad-tech company Amagi Media Labs is all set to launch its Thunderstorm OTT Ad Insertion service in India by October. The technology which has already been deployed in the US and UK markets will help subvert ad-blockers More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Carlyle Affiliate To Buy 26% In State Bank Of India Credit Cards JVs

An affiliate of buyout firm Carlyle will buy a 26 percent stake in each of two credit card joint ventures of State Bank of India, the top Indian lender said on Friday. After GE Capital, SBI’s partner in the More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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RBI pushes ‘Make in India’ in tender for currency security features

In a big ‘Make in India’ push, the Reserve Bank on Monday came out with fresh tender for currency security features, mandating that the supplier set up the manufacturing unit in the country within two years More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Monsoon Rains Have Covered Most Of India, Rainfall Within Expectations: IMD

New Delhi: The seasonal monsoon rains have covered most of India and the amount of precipitation so far is within expectations, the head of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, raising hopes for higher More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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India Surpasses China To Become New Global Economic Growth Pole: Harvard Study

New Delhi: India has emerged as the economic pole of global growth by surpassing China and is expected to maintain its lead over the coming decade, says a new study by Harvard University. According to the Harvard More...