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India, Israel To Resume Negotiations On Free Trade Agreement

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, who is currently on a five day visit to Israel announced that the two countries will resume negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement next month.

FM Sitharaman Meets Top CEOs In New York, Discusses Gati Shakti, Digitisation, 'Make in India'

Oct 17, 2021

'The initiatives and progress towards #financialinclusion and #DigitalTransformation formed part of the discussion,' the Ministry of Finance said in a tweet.

Cairn’s French Toast For India

An order to freeze Indian government assets in Paris puts the spotlight on faultlines in India’s push for foreign investment

Impetus On Digital Infrastructure Key For Education To All

Jul 05, 2021 Dr Niranjan Hiranandani

With over 1.5 million schools closed due to the pandemic, students in India are dependent on digital infrastructure to access E-education.

Newbie App Alert! Will Koo Emerge As The Desi Alternative To Twitter?

The new microblogging platform supports multiple Indian languages and offers most of the features available on Twitter

01 October, 2020

GOQii Is A Make In India Smartwatch

Manvi Gupta

Keeping in mind, the Covid-19 scenario, the watch has a device inbuilt to capture your oxygen level and your body temperature.

22 July, 2020

Kakrapar Atomic Plant Achieves Criticality, PM Says It Is Trailblazer For Many Future Achievements


The 700 MW power plant in Gujarat achieved criticality, meaning it reached the normal operating condition of a reactor.

01 July, 2020

After Govt Says No To Chinese Equipment, BSNL Cancels 4G Tender; Emphasis On ‘Make In India’


Official sources said that the government had told BSNL not to use Chinese equipment in 4G upgrade, and that implementation of the direction meant that the company had to issue a new tender.

12 June, 2020

Will Modi's Push For Self-Reliance Based On 'Make In India' Work?

Alam Srinivas

Under the new 'Swadeshi' banner, there is no clarion call to buy only Indian brands, which are made by Indians. Instead, it is a mindset that drives the purchase of any brands, Indian and foreign, as long as they are made in India.

16 February, 2020

'Make In India', PM Modi's Flagship Programme, Has Failed To Deliver And Numbers Show

Aakar Patel

In the same period as Make in India, Bangladesh’s share of manufacturing has risen from 16% to 18%. Bangladesh’s overall GDP is growing at 8% per year, much faster than India, writes author-columnist Aakar Patel.

04 November, 2019

'Make In India' Has Become 'Buy From China': Rahul Gandhi's Takedown Of RCEP


The proposed free-trade agreement includes 10 member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and six of the bloc’s dialogue partners — China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand.


24 August, 2019

Political Stability Has Made India 'Attractive Investment Destination': PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing a group of NRI business community in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, Modi thanked the community members, saying they have made a vital contribution to India's economic growth.

18 February, 2019

Modi's Make In India, Other Schemes Mere 'Jumla': Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said agricultural, manufacturing, employment and income growth are at a low under the Modi government.

19 January, 2019

Watch: PM Modi Takes A Ride In A Tank At L&T's Gun-Making Facility

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi boarded a tank while inspecting Larsen and Toubro's (L&T) Armoured Systems Complex facility for manufacturing high-end guns on Saturday.

29 October, 2018

India’s Software And Japan's Hardware Can Do Wonders: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Tokyo to participate in the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit.

30 July, 2018

Govt Does Not Maintain Job Creation Data Under Make In India: MoS Chaudhary

Outlook Web Bureau

He said that the government has taken several steps to enhance manufacturing competitiveness in the country since 2014 which includes providing quality infrastructure, reducing logistics cost, skill development and adoption of technology.


13 November, 2017

ASEAN Summit: Want To Make India A Manufacturing Hub, Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

"Large sections of India's population did not have access to banking services. The Jan Dhan Yojana changed that in a matter of months and transformed the lives of millions,"

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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