manufacturing industry

Lower EMIs for consumer durables, Chidambaram tells PSBs (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday called for increased consumer spending as a booster shot to the sagging economy and asked bankers to lower EMIs ... Read more...

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Government confident of meeting 20 percent export growth target


July 26th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Although India's export during the first quarter has declined on the back of global economic slowdown, the government Thursday expressed confidence that its target of 20 ... Read more...

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US industrial production rises


July 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US industrial production increased 0.4 percent in June, a fresh evidence of the ongoing US economic recovery, the US Federal Reserve said in a report. The ... Read more...

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Aerospace, defence business sluggish in 2011: Study


July 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The global aerospace and defence industry performance in 2011 was sluggish, posting a revenue gain of just 2.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent in 2010, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infosys expands operations in Japan


June 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Global software major Infosys Ltd expanded its operations in Japan by opening its second office at Nagoya to enhance its footprint in the Chubu manufacturing hub, ... Read more...

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US industrial production down


June 15th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) US industrial production, an indicator of the output of mines, factories and utilities, edged down 0.1 percent in May following an increase of 1 percent in ... Read more...

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Government sets up board to boost manufacturing


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The government Sunday announced a board to help operationalise the national manufacturing policy that aims to create 100 million additional jobs and boost the share ... Read more...

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US business jet industry hit hard by downturn


May 31st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) The US business jet manufacturing industry was hit severely by the global economic downturn, said a report released by the US International Trade Commission (USITC).The report, ... Read more...

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Officials defend minister’s trip to US to get Dreamliner


May 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Civil aviation ministry officials Friday defended Minister Ajit Singh's visit later this month to the US to receive the first of the 27 Boeing-787 Dreamliners, ... Read more...

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As China dumps in India’s solar market, domestic industry shrivels (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s FDI goes down (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 15 (IANS) China attracted $7.73 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in February, down 0.9 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.It marks the fourth consecutive ... Read more...

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Indian power industry poised for major growth: Shinde


January 19th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Stating that the Indian power industry is at the cusp of major growth with 80,000 MW of power units under construction, union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Technology can spur Indian packaging industry’s growth’


December 17th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India's packaging industry, especially corrugated boxes, needs to integrate more technologies to spur innovation which will help it in maintaining high growth and attract customers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Corrugated box industry to grow faster with retail opening


December 14th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A growing middle class and changing lifestyles in India have seen the corrugated box industry growing 12-14 percent annually. It would grow faster if foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s Purchasing Managers’ Index falls in November


December 1st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a preliminary indicator of the country's manufacturing activity, dropped to 49 percent in November, indicating contraction for the first time since ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to have 2 GW solar power capacity by 2013


November 9th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) India plans to have two gigawatts (GW) of solar power generation capacity by March 2013, a top official said Wednesday.The ministry of new and renewable energy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazil creates fewer jobs in first nine months


October 19th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 19 (IANS) Brazil created 2.079 million jobs in the first nine months of the year, down 16.5 percent compared to the same period in 2010, authorities ... Read more...

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Two brothers crushed to death in Ghaziabad


September 25th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Two brothers were crushed to death when a tractor-trolley loaded with potatoes overturned and fell on their car here Sunday, police said.Nitesh, 36, and Nikhil, 32, ... Read more...

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Software, services sector to grow to $105 bn by 2014


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The software and services sector has the potential to grow to $105 billion by 2014 and $225 billion by 2020 from $58.7 billion in 2009, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Manufacturing industry growth remains moderate: Report


July 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Performance of the manufacturing industry was moderate in the quarter ending June 30 owing to high inflation, increase in input costs and monetary tightening measures ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GST won’t hamper states’ fiscal autonomy: Finance secretary


June 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will not hamper fiscal autonomy of the states, union Finance Secretary Sunil Mitra said Tuesday.Mitra's comments came in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar’s businessmen upbeat ahead of China visit


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (1ANS) As they prepare to accompany Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Beijing, Bihar's businessmen hope to explore new technology from China's manufacturing industry."We will study the innovative mantra ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China builds crawler crane which can lift 3,600 tonnes!


May 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) China's largest machine manufacturer has built a massive crawler crane which can lift a whopping 3,600 tonnes of weight and is believed to be the world's ... Read more...

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Nokia’s Chennai unit crosses 500 million-mark in handset-production


May 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Mobile handsets manufacturer Nokia Thursday said its manufacturing plant in Chennai has crossed production of 500 million handsets thus reaching a milestone for the company's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Reaching out to Bihar’s Mahadalits - by radio


April 16th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) In the age of smart phones and 24-hour television channels, the poorest of the poor still rely on the vintage transistor radio to quench their thirst ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Manufacturing sector records faster growth


March 27th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India's manufacturing industry grew faster in the current fiscal compared to last year with a majority of the sectors growing at more than 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Conflicts, stress at work can trigger taking sick leave


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A study has found that sick leaves, which are usually taken due to illness, are now being taken even for conflicts and stress at work.According to UK government ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Black money in realty an unfortunate reality: PM


March 18th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) In a candid admission that black money in the realty sector was an unfortunate reality in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said one ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Flag manufacturing industry booms ahead of Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu


March 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Mar 10 (ANI): With just one month left for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, flag manufacturers in Coimbatore are seeing sales soar.The flag-manufacturing sector in the city has witnessed a boom ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BHEL facing competition from China: Praful Patel


March 8th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Praful Patel today informed the Parliament that Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is facing competition from China and other countries in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CII inks pact to establish green manufacturing centre


October 9th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A green manufacturing center of excellence will be set up in Germany in the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode under a pact inked between the Confederation of Indian Industry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President Barack Obama Speaks On Green Energy Production Requirements


August 17th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Back from his trip to Florida the president of USA Barack Obama carried on with his efforts to stress on the role of his administration in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Politics |

Gujarat’s diamond industry faces acute shortage of skilled workers


August 7th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjeev AmitSurat, Aug.7 (ANI): The diamond manufacturing industry of Surat in Gujarat is facing an acute shortage of workers. Ahead of commencement of the festival season, this shortage of about 200,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Flag manufacturing industry speeds up work to meet Independence Day demand


August 6th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehovah GCoimbatore, Aug 6 (ANI): With the Independence Day around the corner, the national flag manufacturing industry in Coimbatore is expediting the business and working overtime to complete their orders."We, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama misses driving along Chicago’s Lake Michigan


August 6th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.6 (ANI): Living in a kind of secure bubble after assuming the office of the President of the United States in January 2009, Barack Obama on Thursday said that ... Read more...

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