Modi may give India its first employment policy in the coming budget
NEW DELHI: India will soon have its first national employment policy that will outline a comprehensive road map for creation of quality jobs across sectors through economic, social and labour policy interventions. The move is aimed at addressing the crucial issue of job creation in the country.

Vietnam promotes tourism in India
New Delhi (VNA) – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Embassy of Vietnam in India launched a programme in New Delhi on December 12 to promote Vietnam’s tourism.

India in 2028: This is where we are heading; can you visualise?
NEW DELHI: With rising financial maturity and emergence of a mass market riding demographic dividend, the Indian economy would soon chart its own course with service-led growth against an export-led China and become the third largest economy after the US and China by 2028.

India, Canada seek to put free trade pact in fast lane
A high-level delegation led by the Canadian International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is visiting India to attend the 4th Annual Ministerial Dialogue (AMD). The Indian delegation will be led by Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu.

India successfully tests its first nuclear-capable cruise missile
NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday successfully flight-tested its indigenous Nirbhay (the fearless) land-attack cruise missile, which can deliver nuclear warheads to a strike range of 1,000-km, after a string of failures since March 2013.

India’s central bank is shutting the door on bitcoin and other crypto-currencies
Crypto-currencies may be one of the most intriguing subjects in the world of finance right now but they have failed to impress India’s central bank.

India’s Renewable Capacity Set To Double By 2022
If there’s one success story being written in India, it’s that of renewable energy.

Tata Power announces 30-megawatt solar plant in India
A 30-megawatt (MW) solar facility in India that will meet the yearly energy needs of more than 14,000 homes has been commissioned, it was announced Tuesday.

NSA Ajit Doval meets Afghanistan's top leadership
NEW DELHI: National Security Adviser Ajit Doval visited Afghanistan on Monday and met top leadership to discuss measures to stabilise the war torn country on a day when Quadrilateral group (US-Afghan-Pakistan-China) met in Muscat to explore peace talks with Taliban.

India’s industrial growth clocks nine-month high of 4.3% in August
Factory output growth measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production stood at 4% last August.