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Rs163cr Allocated To 41 Incubators Under Startup India Seed Fund Scheme: Goyal

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The government on Wednesday said as on November 25 this year, Rs 163.30 crore has been allocated to 41 incubators selected so far under Startup India Seed Fund Scheme.

Punjab CM Terms Boosting Industry 'Need Of The Hour', Assures Zero Tolerance For Corruption, Delays And Inertia

Oct 26, 2021 Harish Manav

The CM also emphasized on the state's land bank of 6000 acres with plug & play facilities to facilitate prospective entrepreneurs for setting up units.

Grievances Of Industry In Punjab Will Be Resolved On A Priority Basis: Channi

In the past four-and-a-half years, national and international firms have made investments worth Rs 99,000 crore in Punjab, he says.

J&K Govt Signs MOU With Govt Of Dubai For Developing Industrial Sector In J&K

Oct 18, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Govt says different entities from Dubai have shown keen interest in investment.

Retail Inflation Eases To 4.35 Per Cent In September 2021

This compares to a cooling-off to 5.3 per cent recorded in August this year. The calm in inflation figures came after several months wherein the inflation levels had breached the threshold 6 per cent mark mandated by the RBI.

08 July, 2021

Not On Same Page with Centre On Economic Views: Bengal Industry Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

NDA government at the Centre is pushing for supply stimulation, while the state is in favour of demand creation, which will lead to the welfare of people, said Partha Chatterjee

15 December, 2020

Farmers' Protest Severely Impacting Post-Covid Economy: Industry Body


Trade and other activities of about Rs 5,000 crore have been affected in Delhi and its surrounding states in the last 20 days

13 April, 2020

Commerce And Industry Ministry Suggests 'More Activities' With 'Reasonable Safeguards'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Industry Ministry has recommended to the Home Ministry a list of 15 industries that should be opened with minimum manpower and distancing norms on a single shift basis.

02 April, 2020

Truckloads Of Pineapples Rot Outside Many States As Demand Nosedives During Coronavirus Lockdown

Siddharth Premkumar

Even as the peak season is set to begin –- since the fruit is always in high demand during the Ramzaan -- truckloads of GI-tagged Vazhakulam pineapples sit rotting outside Delhi, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat – the traditional markets in the post-winter months.

02 September, 2019

Eight Core Sectors Growth Slows Down To 2.1% In July Against 7.3% Last Year


The eight core sector industries - coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity - had expanded by 7.3 per cent in July last year.

05 July, 2019

Where Are Measures To Spur Demand, Create Jobs? Asks India Inc, Gives Thumbs Down To Budget

Outlook Web Bureau

Stating that there are many populist measures, Nanda felt the biggest challenge the country is facing is job creation which is not addressed in the Budget.


05 July, 2019

Live Updates: Union Budget 2019 Has Been Presented With A 10-Year Vision In Mind, Says FM Sitharaman

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of the Modi government in its second term. Sitharaman said India needs to make structural reforms to achieve USD 5 trillion economy in the next few years. Follow live updates here

04 July, 2019

Budget 2019: What Industry And Business Leaders Expect

Robin Banerjee

The broad expectations of 2019 Budget are: spur growth, keep the fiscal deficit in check and preserve government borrowing under control.

03 July, 2019

Veteran Industrialist B K Birla Passes Away At 98

Outlook Web Bureau

Birla was the chairman of Century Textiles and Industries and had been active in business since the age of 15.

05 February, 2019

In Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath Govt Makes It Mandatory For Industries To Hire 70% Locals

Outlook Web Bureau

Nath Monday stated his government was implementing the poll promise, which was a part of the Congress' manifesto for the 2018 assembly elections, by asking industries to provide 70% jobs to local youths.

17 January, 2019

US Thik Tank Says H-1B Visa Holders Are 'Vulnerable To Abuse', Placed In Poor Working Conditions

Outlook Web Bureau

The think-tank suggested three key reforms and said these should apply to all employers and not simply a subset of them.

11 January, 2019

At 0.5 %, Industrial Growth Falls To 17-Month Low In November

Outlook Web Bureau

In terms of industries, only 10 out of 23 industry groups in the manufacturing sector showed positive growth during November 2018.


30 November, 2018

'Sacked Without Notice', Hundreds Of Workers Go On Rampage At Phone-Making Unit In Noida

Outlook Web Bureau

Hundreds of employees of a Chinese smartphone manufacturing facility here resorted to violence Thursday after around 200 of them were "sacked without notice"

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz