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Indian consumer durable industry to hit $36 bn by 2023

The findings were based on survey of 6,800 consumer durable buyers and discussions conducted by Kantar IMRB for the study.

Jul 09, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Empowered people, reduced corruption: PM Modi on Digital India's 4th anniversary

Calling the Digital India initiative a "people`s movement", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it has empowered people, significantly reduced corruption and improved public service delivery to benefit the poor.

Jul 01, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Over 200 services make Paytm India's only super app

Paytm confirmed that it provides up to 200 services on its platform ranging from recharges and bill payments, to travel and entertainment booking, city services like "Fastag", challan, donation and financial services like loan, gold, insurance. 

Jun 19, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Telecom panel asks Trai to reconsider recommendations on spectrum auction

The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), which met here Thursday, also approved the terms and conditions for 5G trials in the country, sources said.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

1 lakh digital villages in 5 years, promises Piyush Goyal in Interim Budget 2019

India currently has the lowest tarriffs for data and voice calls, said the FM.

Feb 01, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi receives first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award

The citation mentions initiatives such as Make in India, Startup India, Digital India and Swachh Bharat, "which have positioned India as one of the most lucrative manufacturing and business destinations in the world". 

Jan 14, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Catalysts Digital India needs: Reliance Jio completes two years

Mukesh Ambani’s telecom unit Reliance Jio, which was launched two years ago, has already emerged as a giant in the sector. In a statement released on the occasion of its second anniversary, Jio said that it had “triggered a digital revolution and put the power of data within the reach of every Indian”.

Sep 05, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Just 25% adults use Internet in India: Pew survey

South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 per cent of adults reporting Internet use, showed the the survey conducted in 37 countries.

Jun 20, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

In a push towards digital India, IAF conducts first-ever online selection of airmen

A total of 409169 candidates had registered for the online STAR examination for Airmen. The online examination was successfully conducted at 439 centres spread over 102 cities across the country.

May 10, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi says ready to pay price for steps taken for betterment of country

PM Modi asked the media organisation to extend their help to the government to change the course of the nation for amelioration.

Nov 30, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

Union ministers given presentation on 'Ease of Living'

The Union Council of Ministers was on Friday given a detailed presentation on how various programmes and initiatives of the government had brought about "Ease of Living" in the lives of the people.

Nov 10, 2017, 23:41 PM IST

People are shifting towards digital transaction, says Arun Jaitley

Digital transactions and transactions through banking instruments is going to grow, he added.

Nov 06, 2017, 14:24 PM IST

Committed to bridging 'Digital India' with 'Digital Bharat' for farmers: IFFCO chairman

US Awasthi says having spoken to lakhs of farmers from across the country has helped him and IFFCO understand their needs better.

Nov 03, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Demonetisation: Online transactions on the rise, but cash is still king

The adoption rate of online platforms was high during the demonetisation period, but it plateaued out as soon as cash became available in the system.

Oct 24, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

BJP's fireworks against Vijay for dialogues in Mersal

The actor has been panned for his dialogues in the film that takes a dig at GST and digital India. Vijay, who had met Narendra Modi during electioneering ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, had even lauded demonetisation last year. 

Oct 20, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

In poll-bound Gujarat, Modi says new India will be made on tech revolution

PM Modi on Friday said his government is aiming towards digital transformation across rural India.

Oct 07, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Most Indian professionals welcome automation in jobs: Survey

Despite market reports of the fear around automation taking over jobs, a majority of the professionals surveyed were optimistic about retaining their employment.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

Digital India: Passort verification by police to go online soon

The government is likely to replace the physical police verification of passport with online verification.

Aug 22, 2017, 08:15 AM IST

UDAY no panacea, pushed states' fiscal deficit by 0.7%: Survey

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) envisages reduction in interest burden, cost of power and Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) losses. It was launched in November 2015.

Aug 15, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Independence Day Exclusive: Little Jholamba, a world away from India

By Komal Badodekar

Jholamba, located about 75 kms from Amravati in Maharashtra, is yet another study of contrast between a rapidly developing "India" and "Bharat".

Aug 15, 2017, 14:26 PM IST