Boeing announces setting up of Boeing Defence India
NEW DELHI: Global defence and aviation major Boeing on Wednesday announced setting up of Boeing Defence India (BDI), a local business entity, to support the company's future growth in the country, said a company statement.

US makes changes in export control laws to benefit India
WASHINGTON: Recognising India's status as a 'Major Defence Partner', the US has made necessary changes in its export control laws that would benefit India by facilitating smoother transfer of technologies and arms to it.

India’s economy is forecast to surpass that of the US by 2040
India is currently the world’s fastest-growing major economy. And before long, it may leapfrog the US on a ranking of the largest.

A look at Apple's challenge in India
In India, for the price of the latest iPhone, you could eat breakfast, lunch and dinner for an entire year, and still have a bit of cash to spare.

India may face pressure to open up ecommerce sector
NEW DELHI: India is likely to face pressure from developed countries to open up its ecommerce sector. G-20 has for the first time asked various countries, including India, their views on ecommerce.

India ready for four times jump in digital payments: Nandan Nilekani
BENGALURU: Is India's economy prepared to shift from cash to a 'less-cash' model that the government has been talking about since demonetisation? Yes, says Nandan Nilekani, a name synonymous with Aadhaar, and now part of the Niti Aayog panel on e-payments that is working with chief ministers to promote the use of digital payments systems across the country.

Post demonetisation, World Bank cuts India's growth rate to 7 per cent
"The immediate withdrawal of a large volume of currency in circulation and subsequent replacement with new notes announced by the government in November contributed to slowing growth in 2016", the World Bank said in its report.

Reforms in India to boost medium term growth: Moody's
CHENNAI: Global credit rating agency Moody's on Tuesday said the ongoing reforms in India are likely to boost medium-term growth while the overall outlook for creditworthiness of sovereigns in Asia Pacific is stable.

India now sixth largest manufacturing country in the world: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lured investors with the promise of progressive policies while inaugurating on Tuesday the eighth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, a biennial business meet he had launched as the state’s chief minister in 2003.

Google Turns Focus to India’s Small Businesses Amid Search for Users
NEW DELHI— Alphabet Inc.’s Google is ramping up its efforts to get India’s small businesses online, the latest step in its quest to win new users in the populous nation.