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India has 50,000 start-ups; 16,000 received government recognition in 2020-21
India has 50,000 start-ups; 16,000 received government recognition in 2020-21

Nearly 1.7 lakh jobs were created by recognized startups in the 2020-2021 period

Merchandise exports grow, government eyes target of USD 400 bn this year
Merchandise exports grow, government eyes target of USD 400 bn this year

Exporters have been urged to take advantage of the Production-Linked Incentive schemes for various sectors

Provisional Direct Tax collections for FY 2020-21 show growth of almost 5%
Provisional Direct Tax collections for FY 2020-21 show growth of almost 5%

Net Direct Tax collections for the FY 2020-21 have shown an upswing despite Covid-19 challenges

FDI inflows grow, India emerges as preferred investment destination for global investors
FDI inflows grow, India emerges as preferred investment destination for global investors

The FDI inflow during April 2020-January 2021 is the highest ever for the first 10 months of a financial year

Indian Railways closes year with record freight loading, earnings
Indian Railways closes year with record freight loading, earnings

Indian Railways turned Covid-19 into an opportunity to improve efficiencies and performances

Value of exports from SEZs more than doubled in last six years
Value of exports from SEZs more than doubled in last six years

Special Economic Zones, or designated duty-free enclaves, have been set up across the country to boost export of goods and services

International Women's Day: How India is empowering it's women financially
International Women's Day: How India is empowering it's women financially

Women entrepreneurs are receiving benefits through central government finance schemes

India records FDI inflow of US$ 67.54 billion during April-December 2020
India records FDI inflow of US$ 67.54 billion during April-December 2020

This is the highest-ever FDI inflow for the first nine months of a financial year and 22% higher than the same period in 2019-20

Despite COVID-19, Indian Railways crosses last year's freight loading for period ending Feb 28
Despite COVID-19, Indian Railways crosses last year's freight loading for period ending Feb 28

An increase in freight loading and earnings shows that Indian Railways used COVID-19 as an opportunity to grow

Promoting India as hub of global telecom manufacturing
Promoting India as hub of global telecom manufacturing

Union Cabinet clears Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for manufacture of specified telecom and networking products in India

India sees highest number of domestic air passengers since resumption of flights
India sees highest number of domestic air passengers since resumption of flights

Air travel was emerging as a preferred mode of travel due to safety, efficiency and time saving, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said

With growing exports and domestic consumption, coir industry set to touch new high
With growing exports and domestic consumption, coir industry set to touch new high

Most of the production units are running beyond their capacity to cater to the growing demand during the post-lockdown period

Union Budget 2021: Big boost to infrastructure development, education sector
Union Budget 2021: Big boost to infrastructure development, education sector

Strengthening Indian Railways and increasing spending on roads and highways were among the measures announced in the Union Budget

Country is with enterprise and wealth creators: PM Modi
Country is with enterprise and wealth creators: PM Modi

Highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address at ASSOCHAM

Big boost to Digital India as electronic payments surge in volume and value
Big boost to Digital India as electronic payments surge in volume and value

Digital transactions in India continue to surge in volume and value

Indian Media

India may see $206 bn investment in oil and gas in the next 8-10 years
India may see $206 bn investment in oil and gas in the next 8-10 years

This comes at a time when the country’s fuel sales is on a recovery track amid the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic

India to become third largest economy, ahead of Japan, by 2050: Lancet paper
India to become third largest economy, ahead of Japan, by 2050: Lancet paper

The Lancet paper projected India as the fourth largest economy in 2030, behind the US, China, and Japan

Worst is over, Indian economy has shown resilience: HDFC CEO Keki Mistry
Worst is over, Indian economy has shown resilience: HDFC CEO Keki Mistry

The HDFC Ltd CEO wants the government to focus on job creation sectors like housing and real estate

Foreign Media

New labour reforms in place, India says ‘Come, Invest!’
New labour reforms in place, India says ‘Come, Invest!’

The web of archaic laws in their complexities was one of the reasons why many investors were reluctant to come to India

إصلاحات عمالية جديدة ، الهند تقول "تعال ، استثمر!"
إصلاحات عمالية جديدة ، الهند تقول "تعال ، استثمر!"

كانت شبكة هذه القوانين القديمة في تعقيداتها أحد أسباب إحجام العديد من المستثمرين من الخارج عن القدوم إلى الهند

নতুন শ্রম সংস্কারের জায়গায়, ভারত বলেছে 'এস, বিনিয়োগ কর!'
নতুন শ্রম সংস্কারের জায়গায়, ভারত বলেছে 'এস, বিনিয়োগ কর!'

বিদেশ থেকে বহু বিনিয়োগকারী ভারতে আসতে নারাজ হওয়ার কারণগুলির মধ্যে এই জটিলতার মধ্যে এই প্রত্নতত্ত্ব আইনগুলির ওয়েব ছিল

Indien sagt: "Komm, invest!"
Indien sagt: "Komm, invest!"

Das Netz dieser archaischen Gesetze in ihrer Komplexität war einer der Gründe, warum viele Investoren aus dem Ausland zögerten, nach Indien zu kommen