Make in India goes public: Rs 50-bn govt contracts already taken

The government intervention in promoting ‘Make in India’ in public procurement has resulted in Indian companies garnering over Rs 50 billion in projects. The changed procurement conditions have helped companies receive business from the Railways, GAIL India and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. One of the beneficiaries is Jindal...
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India looks to change global ‘negotiator’ attitude

A growing part of India’s foreign policy these days is for New Delhi to work hard to change the way the country is perceived around the world. In key areas of multilateral engagement like trade and environment, India is famous as the “naysayer” and the “country that loves to...
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Harsh Vardhan blunders fake theory on fake information

Inaugurating the 105th Indian Science Congress (ISC), Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan claimed British cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who died this week, had “emphatically said that on record that our Vedas might have a theory which is superior to Einstein’s theory of E=mc2.” The quote Vardhan attributed to...
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IT opportunities to be tapped in Japan

Prominent Indian information technology (IT) firms have long been anticipating Japan’s recent move in acknowledging the need to welcome Indian professionals. Following their hunch, software and automobile giants have been crowding business platforms forums in the land of the rising sun for years. With a rapidly ageing economy, a...
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Stephen Hawking, the renowned physicist, passes away

Stephen Hawking, the British physicist and black-hole theorist who brought science to a mass audience with the best-selling book A Brief History of Time, has passed away. He was 76. Hawking died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in England in the early hours today morning, a spokesman for...
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet officially

After months of trading insults and threats of nuclear annihilation, President Donald Trump agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un by May to negotiate an end to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program, South Korean and U.S. No American President has ever met with a North Korea leader,...
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