India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

Feb 16, 2017

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space program. Celebrations erupted among scientists at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota as the head of the Indian Space Research Organisation ...

Feb 9, 2017

Indian doctor pulls live cockroach from woman's skull

It is the stuff of nightmares — a cockroach crawls up your nose in the middle of the night, burrows in and drives you mad with scratching behind your eyes. But for one Indian woman, this horror story proved all too real. The 42-year-old ...

Feb 8, 2017

India to remove cash withdrawal limits

Limits on cash withdrawals will be removed entirely from March 13, India’s central bank said Wednesday, as it left interest rates on hold for the second time since a ban on high-value rupee notes. The Reserve Bank of India capped cash withdrawals after Prime ...

JETRO to push Japan-India business collaboration in Africa

Feb 5, 2017

JETRO to push Japan-India business collaboration in Africa

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The Japan External Trade Organization plans to promote partnerships between Japanese and Indian companies looking to expand their presence in Africa by leveraging their mutual expertise, JETRO officials said. The move is aimed at reducing market risks by combining the experience and knowledge of ...

Panasonic churns out new washer designed to remove curry stains

Jan 26, 2017

Panasonic churns out new washer designed to remove curry stains

Panasonic Corp.’s India subsidiary has begun selling fully automatic washing machines with a specialized setting to remove curry stains, the company said. With the unique feature, a first in India, Panasonic India hopes to expand its share in the growing market. Although Panasonic already ...

Trump invites India's Modi to visit U.S.

Jan 25, 2017

Trump invites India's Modi to visit U.S.

President Donald Trump will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the United States this year, the White House said after the pair spoke by phone Tuesday. During the call, Trump emphasized that the United States “considers India a true friend and partner in ...

Jan 24, 2017

Suzuki's Indian units expect demand for their vehicles in Japan

Suzuki Motor Corp.’s two Indian subsidiaries are expecting a positive response from “quality-conscious” customers as they seek to export vehicles to Japan. Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd., which announced the export of its first India-built motorcycle Gixxer to Japan last week, said its first ...