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Ex-ISRO Chief Kasturirangan Pitches for Strategic, Sustainable Space Program

Former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K. Kasturirangan has called for a strategic plan in Indian research program that can be wholly indegenous with fewer imported technologies. Addressing students at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), the former space scientist who headed ISRO for nine years as chairman from 1994 to 2003, said long-term sustainability is key to India’s progress ...

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Digital India week: Top 5 Remarks by PM

Opening the Digital India Week today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said cyber-crime poses a global threat though a "bloodless war," and called upon the nation’s IT community to serve the entire world by building credible cyber-security systems. The Prime Minister also exhorted the captains of India’s IT industry to boost production of electronic devices and goods in the country, as ...

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Will ‘Make in India’ Lead to a ‘Decade of Manufacturing’ in Country?

By Amit Kapoor The government’s manufacturing focus is evident. On the recent three-country foreign visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Make in India campaign received a fillip. India was also the partner country at Hannover Messe, described as the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. However, skeptics immediately pointed out India’s decision to buy 36 Rafale fighters in ...

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Five-Year Foreign Trade Policy Unveiled by Nirmala Sitharaman

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has unveiled the BJP government’s New Foreign Trade Policy for the period 2015-2020 on Wednesday with two new schemes called “Merchandise Exports From India Scheme” and “Services Exports From India Scheme” introduced. The new five year Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20 provides a framework for increasing exports of goods and services as well as generation ...

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Xiaomi to set up Chennai Plant for Redmi Phones?

Though still a rumor, there is a certainty that the Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi will set up its manufacturing facility in Chennai and a Taiwanese firm is being roped in for production on site. Inventec, the Taiwanese ODM known for making computer notebooks, consumer electronics, mobile phones and server peripherals, is reportedly spotted shopping for space in Chennai to set ...

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‘One Should Not Feel Ashamed Of Our Glorious Past,’ Says Harsh Vardhan

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday defended a paper presented at the 102nd Indian Science Congress which claimed the existence of aeroplanes 7,000 years ago and said, “One should not feel ashamed of our glorious past.” The paper presented by Captain Anand Bodas, a retired principal of a pilot training institute, and Ameya Jadhav, in the congress ...

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‘Make in India’ initiative touches 2.1 billion impressions on Twitter, Facebook; sets new record

“Make in India” initiative touches 2.1 billion impressions on social media Twitter and Facebook, becoming the largest and fastest growing government initiative ever on digital platform. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)-led Make in India (MII) initiative, has become the largest and fastest growing government initiative ever, on social media leaving behind other government department initiatives like MEA ...

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Harley Davidson For Police: People Question ‘Make in India’ Drive, Use of ‘Made in India’ Products

Gujarat Police is now proud of being the first Indian state police to receive the Harley Davidson motorbikes to patrol across the state, leaving the spectators envious. But, the people across the country seem to be unhappy with the same and have raised their voice over PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ programme. The model Harley Davidson Street 750, which costs ...

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