The scale of child slavery and abusive working conditions in India's spinning mills shocked researchers despite working on the issue for five years already. The researchers called for better enforcement of labor laws and mapping of supply chains.
The government has approved swapping of coal supplies between the public and private sector companies with the aim of augmenting the availability of fuel and reducing transportation charges.
The Reserve Bank of India launched a new set of rules regarding the deposit of demonetized notes. The new set of restrictions were welcomed with complaints among confused individuals.
Infosys has invested an undisclosed amount to homegrown startup ideaForge from its Innovation Fund. ideaForge has been a known manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles in India.
India promised to contribute $500,000 to UN Central Emergency Response Fund. In a pledging conference, outgoing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made a plea for funding to support its missions of providing immediate humanitarian assistance to people who require urgent help.
Japan's PM Abe and India's premier Modi are set to seal a civilian nuclear cooperation deal, allowing exports of crucial Japanese technology to India. But concerns remain about India's nuclear non-proliferation status.
Great Britain's trade deal with India is on a snag as Prime Minister Theresa May travels to India.
For the month of September, Indian core sectors showed up a reamrkable increase of 5%.
On expansion of horizons, India, Myanmar signed 3 agreements For Power Banking And Insurance Sectors.
A memorandum of understanding was signed by two statesmen of India and Russia. PM Modi and President Putin had made a deal on mutiple sector projects.They had inked the 16 agreements on Saturday.
Unmeed says that Duane Park is excited about partnering with Ashutosh and his superb team, all of whom have extensive experience in affordable housing finance. The market is growing and dynamic, and Ummeed will emerge as a leader through its organic growth strategy and partnerships
Oasis Center, the leading chain in vitro-fertilization has announced it partnership with India's Life Sciences Fund.It has invested $6.2 millon in the company. The proceeds of the funding is allocated to extend its chain of IVF centers.
Online video production startup 90 Seconds will pursue its global expansion after securing $8 million in Series A led by Sequoia India. The startup will also broaden its network of creative freelancers in India as well as in other countries.
The central bank of India is looking into a phenomenon of a massive surge in the public cash during the election period. Election expenses and cash gifts for voters are among the factors speculated to contribute to the cash spike.
India is using its wide biometric ID system, the Aadhar database, to bring banking services access to more of its people. An Indian bank already introduced an ATM where people can use their Aadhar ID number or ID card to make transactions instead of a PIN.