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Latest in Tag: india


Op-ed: Make in India and do it right

The welcome afforded to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi by German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a sign of the potential Germany sees in India, says Wilfried Aulbur from Roland Berger consultants.Long considered a sleeping giant, since Modi took office the Indian subcontinent with its population of almost 1.3 billion has been brimming with an unprecedented …

Deutsche Welle

EU-India trade agreement a win-win situation: study

Not much progress has been made so far on reaching a free trade agreement between India and the European Union. But such a deal would be mutually beneficial, German economic researchers show in a fresh study.Despite its huge size, India accounts for just 1.6 percent of the global goods trade. But its potential is huge, …

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India moves to build new atomic reactors

In a major decision to fast-track India’s domestic nuclear power program, the government has approved a plan for 10 domestically-built heavy water reactors to meet the country’s growing demand for energy.India’s Minister for Power and Coal, Piyush Goyal, told a news conference on Wednesday that the government had approved a plan to built 10 new …

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India court cracks down on vehicle pollution

India’s top court has ruled vehicles running on old technology and causing too much pollution must not be sold anymore as of April 1. Manufacturers had hoped the judges would give them more time to make adjustments.India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday banned the sale of vehicles in the Bharat Stage III = Euro III emissions …

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Sima Foods Industries aims to expand in India, Pakistan, Russia

Sima Foods Industries aims to increase exports by 35%, up from a growth rate of 25% in 2016, in a bid to offset the rise in production costs. Chairman of the company Ahmed Fendi said that the company aims to boost its production capacity through developing some production lines and acquiring new ones to come …

Ahmed Sabry

Tax cuts, more spending to boost India recovery after cash crisis

Months after India’s PM Narendra Modi shocked the nation with an abrupt high-value banknote ban, hitting the country’s economic growth, the government has announced a plethora of sops to ease the pain.Announcing the government’s spending plans for the upcoming fiscal year in parliament on Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley pledged increased funds for rural development …

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India’s Spicejet in ‘game-changing’ deal with Boeing

Indian budget airline Spicejet has said it’s buying hundreds of Boeing planes as it seeks to hike its share of the world’s fastest-growing passenger aviation market. It will be able to expand into long-haul flights.Indian low-cost airline Spicejet announced Friday it was buying up to 205 planes from Boeing in a deal worth $22 billion …

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Egyptian women’s squash team defeats India 

The Egyptian team started its journey at the 2016 Women’s World Team Squash Championship in France by winning against India 3-0. The Egyptian team is composed of four players: Nour El-Sherbiny, ranked first internationally; Nouran Gohar, ranked third internationally; Raneem El-Welily, ranked fourth internationally; and Omneya Abdel Kawy, ranked eighth internationally. The championship’s first group …

Maya Nawar

13.9% increase in value of Egyptian imports from East Asian countries in 2015

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) recently issued its annual bulletin of trade exchange between Egypt and East Asian countries for 2015, including export and import statistics from Malaysia, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Korea The total value of imports from East Asian countries reached EGP 151.6bn in 2015 versus …

Hossam Mounir

India and Africa rekindle trade ties

Until she travelled abroad when she started college, Zara Mwanzia had thought that chapati—the delicious bread she ate while growing up, which most Kenyans still eat—was a local delicacy. “I was surprised to find out that chapati actually originated from India,” she said, musing at how she had been wrong all those years. Zara could …

Pavithra Rao