India Requires $60-80 Billion Investment Over the Next 5 Years in Grid Infrastructure: IEEFA

India will need an investment to the tune of $60-80 billion over the next five years in grid infrastructure to accommodate its tremendous growth in renewable energy capacity, said a brief note published by the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The note highlights that India’s growing renewable energy additions are outgrowing the grid capacity. […]

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India Vetiver Network & Jute Board to bring out lifestyle products

Kolkata: India Vetiver Network along with Jute Board will produce lifestyle products that have tremendous export potential, said vetiver expert C K Ashok Kumar on Tuesday. He was addressing a gathering at the Artisan Speak and Jute Expo held at the renovated Old Currency Building on Tuesday afternoon. It may be mentioned that Chief Minister […]

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KETO To Invest $10 Million To Make Electric Autorickshaws In India

KETO, a joint venture between India’s ETO Motors Pvt Ltd and Hong Kong-based KYTO Green Technologies Limited, has announced an investment of $10 million in India to manufacture electric autorickshaws. The company announced its investment plan at the ongoing 8th Eco-Friendly Electric Vehicles Expo in India. The company, which showcased its flagship product for the […]

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Nokia 7.1 with HDR-10 display and Android 9 launched in India

HMD has launched the Nokia 7.1 in India. The phone is priced at INR 19,999 ($287) and will be available across all major outlets and Nokia website starting December 7. Airtel subscribers will get additional data on select plans upon purchasing the phone. HDFC Bank customers will get special cashback offers when purchasing on EMI. […]

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Is Microinsurance Made for India?

Insurance is one of the most vital sectors in India’s financial inclusion plan and yet it is one of the most ignored product lines in the country. According to the Economic Survey 2018, the insurance penetration or the ratio of premium underwritten to the GDP was 3.49 percent in 2016-17 while other Asian countries such […]

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In Charts: Is India Really Seeing A Revival In Private Investment?

Lack of private investment has been the Achilles heel of the Indian economy for the last few years. While consumption and government spending have held up growth, private investment has remained sluggish for a number of reasons including excess capacity and the twin balance sheet problem. There is now early optimism that the investment cycle […]

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Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular Now Available via Jio, Airtel in India

HIGHLIGHTS The variant went up for pre-orders on May 4 It is available both online as well as offline Pricing starts at Rs. 39,080 for the 38mm regular model Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular edition is finally available for purchase in India, a week after Jio and Airtelannounced pre-bookings of the wearable in the country. Regular and Nike+ variants of […]

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