India Overtakes Britain As The World's Sixth Largest Economy
Score one for the post-colonial underdog. India's economy has reportedly overtaken the United Kingdom's for the first time in over 100 years, now standing as the world's sixth largest economy by GDP after the United States, China, Japan, Germany, and France.

Japan on mission mode to expand its economic presence in India
NEW DELHI: Close on the heels of November 11 Indo-Japan annual Summit Japan has stepped in to boost Modi's pet project -- 'Skill India' to create world class skilled workers here that hopes to significantly improve skill sets in the country’s manufacturing sector. Japan will train 30,000 persons over next 10 years with Japanese style state of the art manufacturing skills and practices.

India discussing natural gas swap with Russia, involving China
India is in talks with Russia to swap natural gas with China and Myanmar as an alternative to building a proposed pipeline to carry gas from Russian Siberia, a senior official said on Wednesday.

December gold imports to halve as cash crunch squeezes demand
India's overseas purchases of gold could halve this month after jumping to the highest level in 11 months in November because retail demand has faltered due to the government's move to scrap high-value currency notes, industry officials told Reuters.

At 7.3%, India remains fastest-growing economy but note ban clouds outlook
NEW DELHI: The Indian economy remained the world's fastest growing major economy in the July-September quarter rising on the back of healthy growth in agriculture but the outlook in the quarters ahead is clouded by the impact of the government's demonetisation move.

Vietnam attends international trade fair in India
New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnam is participating in the 36th India International Trade Fair (IITF), which opened in New Delhi on November 14.

India grapples with the effects of withdrawing 86% of cash in circulation
A crackdown on India’s black economy makes life harder for everyone.

Boycott China? Dragon now angel for Indian startups
BENGALURU: 'Boycott China' messages may have become routine on WhatsApp in India. But in the startup world, India and China are drawing closer.

Rs. 500, Rs. 1000 notes no longer legal tender
Currency of Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 ceased to be legal tender from midnight on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced this in a surprise address to the nation on Tuesday night. He said the decision was taken to root out the menace of black money and corruption.

Forum aims to boost Vietnam-India trade, investment ties
Hanoi (VNA) – A business forum was held in Hanoi on November 2 in an effort to boost trade and investment partnerships between Vietnam and India – one of the 10 biggest trade partners of the Southeast Asian nation.