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India ranks 30th on World Economic Forum's global manufacturing index, Japan tops list
Business

India ranks 30th on World Economic Forum's global manufacturing index, Japan tops list

Japan has been found to have the best structure of production in the Geneva-based WEF's first 'Readiness for the future of production report' and is followed by South Korea, Germany, Switzerland, China, Czech Republic, the US, Sweden, Austria and Ireland in the top 10

Why robust sales of large trucks, higher rural demand for FMCG signal good news on economy
Business

Why robust sales of large trucks, higher rural demand for FMCG signal good news on economy

Commercial vehicle sales have been on an upswing for at least three months now, indicating a slow but sure turnaround in the economy

GDP growth hits 3-year low of 5.7% in June quarter as demonetisation hurts consumer demand
Business

GDP growth hits 3-year low of 5.7% in June quarter as demonetisation hurts consumer demand

Services and manufacturing activity contracted at their fastest rate in years in July, the month that the GST was launched.

Manufacturing sector jobs lowest paid at Rs 211.7/hour, attracting talents to be a major issue: Report
Business

Manufacturing sector jobs lowest paid at Rs 211.7/hour, attracting talents to be a major issue: Report

Manufacturing typically is a labour intensive sector. However, owing to automation and technological disruption, availability of relevant skills and capabilities will be the key focus, going forward

GDP flop-show: Manmohan Singh has the last laugh in war of words with Narendra Modi over note ban
India

GDP flop-show: Manmohan Singh has the last laugh in war of words with Narendra Modi over note ban

In his UP election rally in March this year, PM Modi had mocked Singh and ‘Harvard economists’ such as Amartya Sen who criticised demonetisation decision

GDP numbers for 2016-17 likely to be revised from 6.7% to 7.4%: Nomura
Business

GDP numbers for 2016-17 likely to be revised from 6.7% to 7.4%: Nomura

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) revised India's wholesale price index (WPI) and industrial production (IP) series last week, changing the base year to 2011-12 (from 2004-05).

New series WPI, IIP released with base year 2011-12: All you need to know
Business

New series WPI, IIP released with base year 2011-12: All you need to know

The periodical reviews and revisions of the base year of the macroeconomic indicators is aimed at capturing the structural changes in the economy and improving the quality, coverage and representativeness of the indices

WPI inflation at 5.7%: With food prices remaining the villain, monsoon holds the key
Business

WPI inflation at 5.7%: With food prices remaining the villain, monsoon holds the key

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had cautioned in its recent policy readings that monsoons this year will be crucial to decide the course of policy rates, while changing its policy stance from ‘accommodative’ to ‘neutral’ early this year.

Gender pay gap: Indian women earn 25% less than men
Business

Gender pay gap: Indian women earn 25% less than men

The 'Monster Salary Index' (MSI) report on gender pay parity was released in a survey titled 'Women of India Inc' by online career and recruitment solutions providers Monster India.

Growth in China's factories, services slow down in December: PMI
Politics

Growth in China's factories, services slow down in December: PMI

China is counting on growth in services - which account for more than half of gross domestic product - to offset persistent softness in exports that is dragging on the economy.

Indian SMEs favour long-term partnership with Chinese enterpreneurs, investors, MSME minister Kalraj Mishra
Business

Indian SMEs favour long-term partnership with Chinese enterpreneurs, investors, MSME minister Kalraj Mishra

The minister listed out several initiatives to bolster growth of the manufacturing sector in India such as Make in India, Digital India, Start-up India, which have made the world's economic superpowers to look at India with "a lot of admiration".

Factory output jumps to 13-month high in August on surge in new orders
Business

Factory output jumps to 13-month high in August on surge in new orders

Nikkei India manufacturing PMI went up to 52.6 last month, from 51.8 in July

Chidambaram terms PM Modi's Make In India scheme as `event management'
Business

Chidambaram terms PM Modi's Make In India scheme as `event management'

Chidambaram referred to UCO Bank Chairman R K Thakkar’s remarks that there was no credit demand in the manufacturing sector, which, he said meant no investments were being made.

Two years on: PM Modi must show political will, resolve to defuse unemployment time bomb
Business

Two years on: PM Modi must show political will, resolve to defuse unemployment time bomb

While the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal approval ratings remain high and many respondents are in favour of giving him one more term at office, the government is perceived to be faltering on one critical issue: jobs.

Govt focusing on service sector, only 'lip service' to manufacturing: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Business

Govt focusing on service sector, only 'lip service' to manufacturing: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Labelling government's thrust on manufacturing sector as mere "lip service", Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has said that ease of doing business in India has not improved and there is no consistency in policies.

Indian economy growing at reasonable levels despite 'great adversity', says Jaitley
Business

Indian economy growing at reasonable levels despite 'great adversity', says Jaitley

Also expects growth to be better this year and even higher the next year

Manufacturing sector growth plummet to 25-month low of 50.3 in November
Business

Manufacturing sector growth plummet to 25-month low of 50.3 in November

Manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace in 25 months in November on sluggish pace of new business orders, a monthly survey showed today, strengthening the case for the RBI to keep the interest rates low.

From Son of India to Make in India: Why the country is failing the manufacturing race still
Business

From Son of India to Make in India: Why the country is failing the manufacturing race still

Modi has the majority to get things done. If he doesn’t, chances are the Congress might be voted back to power. And there can be no bigger tragedy than that

Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India to be hit
Business

Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India to be hit

A Land Acquisition Act which discourages land acquisition cannot be of much help to an economy which needs to create jobs for 13 million individuals entering the work force every year.