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Coriant to work on 5G technology in India

Shanbhag to lead Asia Pacific businesses   India is a very dynamic environment and is driving innovation in core telecom infrastructure such as 5G technology, said Vikram V. Shanbhag, Coriant’s newly appointed managing director for Asia Pacific South.

Defence gets Rs.94,000 crore for hardware

Two defence industrial corridors proposed India has raised its defence budget to Rs.2.95 lakh crore, about Rs.94,000 crore whic if for purchase of military hardware — artillery guns, warships and fighter aircraft.

DBS says Union Budget mixes prudence with some populism

Govt need to preserve macro-stability ahead of election year   Summary: • The FY19 Budget mixes prudence with some populism, seeking to balance economic and political imperatives. • The Budget measures carried a strong focus on the rural/agricultural and social sector (primarily health and education),


Budget for agri and rural India

ASSOCHAM support FM Jaitley financing Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has placed a huge emphasis on agriculture and rural India, allocating bulk of resources to tinterior landscape, while helping the middle class salaried employees along with relief to senior citizens, measures which would boost consumer demand

FICCI welcomes budget support rural economy

Jaitley presents budget as business community expectations The impetus to the rural economy and the overall agriculture sector in the Union Budget, presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha (Parliament) on 1 Feb 2018, would be a force multiplier for overall growth

China’s BRI doors open to India

New Delhi concerned about CPEC in disputed territory China is keeping its doors open for India to participate in its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure development endorsed by the United Nations.