‘Make in India’ pulls $ 222 bn Investment; but very thin foreign participation

On 18th Feb, Government’s week-long “Make in India” fair ended in Mumbai, with $222 billion (Rs 15.2 lakh crore) in investment pledges, with host state Maharashtra alone accounting for Rs 8 lakh crore. The mega event has managed to create a buzz to boost manufacturing in the nation, but a significantly thin attendance by foreign …

French President Hollande’s 3-day India visit was a Huge Success

On 24th Jan 2016, French President Francois Hollande arrived at Chandigarh to inaugurate his three day visit to India. French President was greeted by Prime Minister Modi during his visit to Chandigarh’s Rock Garden, a place housing sculptures made from industrial and household waste. Modi also accompanied President Hollande to visit the city’s other notable places …

PM Narendra Modi Leaves for Russia Visit

Recently, PM Narendra Modi has expressed his immense faith that his visit to Russia would strengthen the economic cooperation , energy and security spheres. “Today I will commence my visit to Russia, my first bilateral visit after we formed the Government. I am very optimistic about the outcome of this visit,” Modi said. “My visit …

What Americans Get Wrong About India

India is the world’s largest democracy and many believe it to be the world’s next superpower. But how much do the west really know about India? “A year ago, India’s future looked bleak. Anemic economic growth, inflationary fears, and a lack of credible leadership in New Delhi had fostered uncertainty and pessimism. That changed dramatically …

PM Modi says Jamia is a breeding ground for terrorists!

PM Narendra Modi has been invited to attend Jamia Millia Islamia’s annual convocation, but the students of the university don’t look happy about it. “What he remarked about the university is reprehensible and it doesn’t befit a Prime Minister to make such statement. He said Jamia is a breeding grounds for terrorist. Indirectly, he meant the …

India & 20 other nations put up $20 bn to climate change

Just before “Climate Summit 2015” held at Paris, twenty nations including India, will launch an initiative to double their clean energy research and development budget over the next 5 years, as a part of global efforts to deal with the climate change. The total amount of money being committed by these 20 countries under ‘Mission Innovation’ amount to USD 20 billion, about …

StartUps making big business out of ‘Garbage’!

A successful start-up can be defined as a business proposition that helps in ‘problem-solving’. Be it a routine life issue or a commercial feasibility analysis, if your venture can innovate and help solve an existing problem – then it is a successful venture. In addition, you do not always require a huge sum of capital, latest technology or a huge …