Appeal filed by Google on anti-trust case in India

Google has appealed against a ruling by India’s competition watchdog that found it guilty of “search bias”, while the website that brought the case also challenged the outcome, complaining the online search giant had got off too lightly. In February, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) fined Google 1.36...
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IndiGo opts out of race to acquire Air India

Top Indian carrier Interglobe Aviation Ltd, which operates under the IndiGo brand, said has made it clear that it was opting out of a race to acquire state-run Air India as the terms set by the government would not suit it. The Indian government, which fully owns money-losing flag...
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DGCA nod for seaplane flights

A DGCA committee has observed that single-engine seaplanes can be used to operate commercial services feasibly subject to certain conditions, a senior government official said. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation was now preparing rules for permitting the service and the norms would be ready in 45 days, R.N....
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Kra Canal: Balance of power in the Indian Ocean under threat

Faced with a new push to build a 100-km canal cutting Thailand in two, and slashing 1,200 km off the route Chinese warships take to reach South Asian ports, Indian naval planners have begun warning the government that the proposed Kra Canal will dramatically enhance Beijing’s ability to intervene...
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Indian H-1B filings: A drop by 50% expected this year

Immigration experts believe there could be a sharp decline in the number of H-1B petitions filed by Indian IT services companies this year following the tough environment created by the US administration under President Donald Trump. H-1B filings for the next fiscal began on April 2, and will conclude...
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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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