In the wake of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) not taking off in the way they did in China beginning in 1980, government’s think tank Niti Aayog has suggested some changes that can trigger their faster lift-off. It has called for setting aside a large area near the coast,
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in the central bank’s monetary policy review struck an accomodative note, even as he maintained status quo on repo rate and cash reserve ratio (CRR). Rajan cautioned on the rising inflationary pressures in the economy,
India's nuclear disaster emergency plans are "not in line with international standard" and some interventions set by Indian nuclear regulator in case of an emergency provide "inadequate" protection against possible radiation, Grrenpeace India claimed.
Scientists have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in the Milky Way that will help to determine their the mass and age and may unveil the very early history of our galaxy. The researchers from the University of Birmingham in the UK reported
India may join the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) “very quickly” as there are no longer any major obstacles and things are moving positively, a senior US official has said. “We do expect that India will join MTCR very quickly. I think things are moving positively,”
Social networking giant Facebook on 7 June 2016 said it has appointed former Adobe executive Umang Bedi as managing director of its India operations. Mr. Bedi, whose appointment is effective July, will lead in building and maintaining strategic relationships with top clients and regional agencies in the country.