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Ships built in India to get first right of refusal; ministry revises norms

The revised guidelines laid down by the ministry also state that the RoFR would be exercised only in case the vessel being offered for charter by the lowest bidder has been built outside India and for any bidder to exercise RoFR, his bid should be within the Margin of Purchase Preference, which will be 20 per cent of lowest bidder.

Ahead of polls, PM Modi to launch railway projects with 'Make in India' focus

Sources said that officials at different railway zones have also been asked to list their major achievements within a month so that they can be showcased in a "fitting manner".


Technology developed by DRDO for defence purposes can be used to meet civilian needs: Bhamre

Speaking at a workshop on 'Fire Safety Technologies and Services Workshop' at DRDO headquarters, Bhamre said the idea of making technology useful for all state departments is being explored.

Country's second defence innovation hub to come up in Maharashtra

He said the defence innovation hub at Nashik will help local industries and entrepreneurs and further the Centre's Make in India push in the country's defence sector.

Three indigenous supercomputers to be ready by March 2019

The three machines, to be fully designed, manufactured and assembled in India, are worth Rs 68 crore. They will be installed at IIT (Banaras Hindu University), Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), Pune and IIT, Kharagpur.

India now has 268 mobile handset and component manufacturing units, 6.7 lakh jobs created: ICEA

A total of 268 mobile handset and component plants have setup in India and created 6.7 lakh jobs, Indian Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) said on Wednesday.


Hunar Haat becoming credible brand for empowerment of artisans: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The 'Hunar Haat' at Pragati Maidan is a part of the series being organised in various parts of the country under a mission to provide market and employment opportunity to master artisans and craftsmen.

Like Mahatma Gandhi talked of swadeshi, Modi’s thrust is on Make in India campaign: Vijay Rupani

Speaking at an event where he inaugurated several projects, the CM said, “Following his (Gandhi) thoughts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose cleanliness as a national drive. Four years ago, when he picked up a broom, the Opposition leaders mocked him..."

US group to its govt: ‘Make in India’ used to justify protectionist measures

The Indian Express has learnt that AdvaMed, in its briefing memo for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer last year, conveyed that the scheme has been “used by parts of the (Indian) government to justify protectionist measures”.

Army to get first batch of ‘Made in Gujarat’ Howitzer guns in June

The two companies had inked a Rs 4,600-crore deal with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 2017 to supply 100 such guns within 42 months.

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LG K7 LTE, LG K10 LTE starts at Rs 9,500, will be made in India

LG K-series comes with two new budget smartphones, the K7 and K10, priced at Rs 9,500 and Rs 13,500 respectively.

Datamini Janunnati Pad launched: Everything you need to know about the device

The uniqueness of Datamini’s Janunnati Pad lies in its true integration of barcode reader, fingerprint reader and magnetic card reader


February Top Pictures: JNU protest, Jaitley's budget, Thane mass murder

JNU protest, Arun Jaitley's budget, Thane mass murder - Take a look at the top happenings in the month of February.

Make In India week, JNU protests, Grammys: Here are top 30 frames of the week

Narendra Modi inaugurates Make In India. JNUSU Kanhaiya Kumar sent to 14-day judicial custody. 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Make in India week: Fire brings down curtain on Maharashtra Night at Chowpatty

A fire broke out during the Maharashtra Night at Mumbai’s iconic Girgaum Chowpatty beach during Make in India week.

Make In India week: Over 9,000 companies to Meet In Mumbai

The 'Make in India Week' is a multi-sectoral exhibition in Mumbai to showcase India's manufacturing capabilities.


Designer 'Make in India' coaches: Here's what the future of Indian train travel looks like

Railway travel in India is all set for an upgrade, and the first look is pretty awesome.

Preparations for R-Day in full swing

25 tableaux would participate in the parade, with 16 of them belonging to states and the union territories.

Narendra Modi launches 'Make In India' campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the ‘Make in India’ campaign in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

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Make in India fire: BMC blames organisers of 'gross negligence'

Mumbai, Feb 24 (ANI): The Mumbai Fire Brigade on Wednesday submitted an investigation report on a fire which occurred during the 'Make in India' programme last week to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in which it has accused the organizers of the event of 'gross negligence'. Pratap Rahangdale, Chief Fire Officer of Mumbai Fire Brigade, said that report was prepared by analyzing accounts of several witnesses and circumstantial evidence. He said that they have opened the report for the public. We studied circumstantial evidence and witness accounts. Rahangdale added that he was also one of the witnesses, as I was the first one to use extinguisher there. By studying all that we arrived at the chain of events leading to fire and prepared a final report.

Fire at ‘Make in India’: Fadnavis orders probe

Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into a fire that engulfed the venue of a cultural event at the opening of a ‘Make in India’ week in Mumbai. The fire broke out around 8.15p.m. on the stage during a dance performance. Fanned by high winds, the fire quickly spread, licking the sides of a scaffolding rig. Thousands of spectators and dignitaries, including Fadnavis, were evacuated safely. The event was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drum up foreign investment.


French firms to invest $10 billion in India: French minister

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): France Finance Minister Michel Sapin on Monday said that in the last five years French companies have invested more than $1 billion per year in India, which is now expected to increase to $10 billion in the next five years. Sapin said that France is the third biggest foreign investor in India and a major player in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' programme. He added that India and France have similar views on investment, which will further help them to fight against financing terrorism.

PM Modi invites Korean CEOs to be part of 'Make in India'

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Senior Chief Executive Officers from the Republic of Korea on Thursday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enhance the business cooperation between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the ethics and professionalism of the Korean industry for making Korean brands a household name in India. PM Modi invited Korean companies to be a part of the 'Make in India' campaign.

We aim to provide 24x7 electricity access: Piyush Goyal

Tokyo, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, who is presently in Tokyo to attend the eighth India-Japan Energy Dialogue, said on Thursday that the primary objective of the government is to make Japanese power firms invest in ‘Make in India’ to further provide 24x7 electricity access to the people of the country. Goyal said that he discussed and understood the challenges the Indian grids will face, particularly with the infusion of large amount of renewable energy. Goyal further assured that this engagement with the Japanese power companies will be taken to the next level in India.

Admiral Dhowan commissions INS Kadmatt into Indian Navy

Visakhapatnam, Jan 07 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, on Thursday commissioned INS Kadmatt into the Indian Navy and said the ship is indigenously designed by the Indian Navy's in-house organization. He assured that commissioning of INS Kadmatt marks yet another milestone in the journey towards self-reliance and Make-in-India. About 90per cent of the ship is indigenous and is equipped to fight in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) warfare conditions.