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India’s largest Apple factory to be set up near Hosur, Bengaluru: Here’s everything you need to know
News & Analysis

India’s largest Apple factory to be set up near Hosur, Bengaluru: Here’s everything you need to know

The Hosur iPhone production plant near Bengaluru will be operated by Tata Electronics and will employ over 60,000 people, with at least 6,000 women from tribal areas. The production facility will mainly be making the iPhone 14.

STEM: Fundamental prerequisite for any modern education system
Education

STEM: Fundamental prerequisite for any modern education system

By 2026, India is expected to have a shortfall of 14–19 lakh tech professionals, according to a recent analysis by Nasscom–Zinnov. According to the research, India is expected to have 75–78 lakh tech experts by 2026, while the country may need 93–96 lakh tech professionals

Atmanirbhar Bharat: India increased defence exports 8 times since 2014, says PM Modi
India

Atmanirbhar Bharat: India increased defence exports 8 times since 2014, says PM Modi

The Defence Expo 2022, which aims to provide an impetus to the Indian defence sector is being touted as India's "biggest ever" defence exhibition. Organised on the theme 'Path to Pride', this is the 12th edition of the Defence Expo

Defence Expo 2022 marks new beginning for India's defence industry: PM Modi
India

Defence Expo 2022 marks new beginning for India's defence industry: PM Modi

PM Modi asserted that the Defence Expo 2022 marks a new beginning for India's domestic defence production which will eventually enable the country to reduce its dependency on foreign imports

Jindal Defence partners with Brazil's Tauras Armas to manufacture small arms, production starts January
Business

Jindal Defence partners with Brazil's Tauras Armas to manufacture small arms, production starts January

The two companies are also in talks to make a 5.56 x 45mm carbine, which the Indian Army requires in large numbers. The plant in Hisar was set up with an initial investment of $5 million

Rifle that busts tanks! What is Carl Gustaf M4 that Saab will make in India, first ever outside Sweden?
India

Rifle that busts tanks! What is Carl Gustaf M4 that Saab will make in India, first ever outside Sweden?

The Indian government has now inked a deal with Swedish defence products company Saab to manufacture the famous - and much feared - Carl-Gustaf M4 assault rifles in India

Navy launches indigenously designed & built Diving Support Vessels 'Nistar', 'Nipun' in Visakhapatnam
India

Navy launches indigenously designed & built Diving Support Vessels 'Nistar', 'Nipun' in Visakhapatnam

In his address on the occasion, Admiral Kumar described the launching of the DSVs as a "coming of age of the expertise and experience resident in India's shipbuilding industry"

What is PLI scheme? All you need to know about its benefits
Business

What is PLI scheme? All you need to know about its benefits

PLI schemes are a cornerstone of the 'Make in India' campaign which wants to reduce India’s dependence on exports and transform it into a global manufacturing hub

Now, Indian Air Force has its own 'Project Cheetah'
India

Now, Indian Air Force has its own 'Project Cheetah'

In recent years, the Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has either curtailed or canceled several major import deals in order to take forward the 'Make in India' campaign in the defence sector

IAF's Project Cheetah: Indian defence manufacturers to arm the Israeli Heron drones with strike capabilities
India

IAF's Project Cheetah: Indian defence manufacturers to arm the Israeli Heron drones with strike capabilities

Under the ambitious Project Cheetah, the Indian Air Force wants to upgrade its existing fleet of Israeli-origin Heron unmanned aerial vehicles with better communication facilities and missiles which can target enemy positions from long range

Google is planning to assemble Pixel devices in India as they move their production facilities out of China
News & Analysis

Google is planning to assemble Pixel devices in India as they move their production facilities out of China

Following Apple, Google is now planning to produce at least 10-20 per cent of its upcoming Pixel 7 series smartphones in India, after deciding to move its production facilities away from China.

Why are India’s tractor exports soaring? Which countries are making the most buys?
Explainers

Why are India’s tractor exports soaring? Which countries are making the most buys?

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal tweeted that India’s exports of tractors registered a spectacular growth of 224 per cent in April-July 2022 over the same period in 2013. In February, tractor exports crossed the one-lakh mark for the year for the first time

Apple to make the iPhone 14 series in India two months after Chinese-made devices are released
News & Analysis

Apple to make the iPhone 14 series in India two months after Chinese-made devices are released

Apple had earlier planned to move its production facilities outside China. A new report suggests that Apple will start making the iPhone 14 series in India soon.

India’s First: Made-in-India howitzer ATAGS to fire 21-gun salute on 15 August as PM Modi leads I-Day celebrations
India

India’s First: Made-in-India howitzer ATAGS to fire 21-gun salute on 15 August as PM Modi leads I-Day celebrations

ATAGS, the entirely indigenous gun, designed and developed by DRDO will give the ceremonial 21-Gun Salute along with the British guns which are being traditionally fired till now

IAF to induct AMCA, LCA along with 114 multirole fighters under Make in India, says VR Chaudhari
India

IAF to induct AMCA, LCA along with 114 multirole fighters under Make in India, says VR Chaudhari

The IAF chief said the move will not only strengthen the air force but also boost the aviation industry in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative

PM Modi's Make in India magic: Toy imports down by 70%, exports up by 61%
Business

PM Modi's Make in India magic: Toy imports down by 70%, exports up by 61%

The value of import of toys in India fell from $371 million in the financial year 2018-19 to $110 million in the financial year 2021-22, according to data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Watch: DRDO successfully carries out maiden flight of Made-in-India unmanned aircraft
India

Watch: DRDO successfully carries out maiden flight of Made-in-India unmanned aircraft

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator's airframe, undercarriage, flight controls, and avionics system were developed indigenously

Citroen C3 to go on sale on July 20, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming crossover
Auto

Citroen C3 to go on sale on July 20, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming crossover

Citroen will be launching the C3 on the 20th of July this year. Because the car will be made in India, with 90 per cent localised parts, the French automaker has a great opportunity to price the car very competitively when they finally enter the highly competitive Indian mass market.

Modi@8: 'I see this as a journey to build 'New India’ — strong, capable and self-reliant,' says Amit Shah
India

Modi@8: 'I see this as a journey to build 'New India’ — strong, capable and self-reliant,' says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that over the last eight years, the Modi government has taken a variety of high-impact policies that have had a remarkable effect on triggering equitable, broad-based, sustained development in India

Modi@8: From 'Ab ki baar' to 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat', slogans that reflect the rise and rise of NaMo
India

Modi@8: From 'Ab ki baar' to 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat', slogans that reflect the rise and rise of NaMo

From ‘Ab ki baar, Modi sarkar’ to ‘Make in India’, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance has used eye-catching slogans to not only woo voters but also to promote its schemes