“To encourage investments, I am moving my focus from ‘Make in India’ to ‘Made...

With a successful 35-year career in the electronics industry behind him, Pankaj Gulati has been elected as the new ELCINA president for 2017-18. He is the chief operating officer of Continental Device India Private Limited (CDIL) and on his...

Stratasys shapes what’s Next in 3D Printing at the India User Forum 2017

Stratasys Ltd., a global leader in applied additive technology solutions today concluded it first User Conference in 3D Printing Technology.  This annual APJ User Conference was designed to provide a platform to advocate Printing technology where key industry players and...

Bharti Airtel’s valuations suggest all is well in India’s telecom industry

Bharti Airtel Ltd appears to be in a bit of a sweet spot as far as news flow goes. No sooner did investors start pricing in benefits of consolidation in its India wireless business, than the company also reported...

Local telecom gear manufacturing to allay security concerns: Trai

India should push for telecom equipment manufacturing in the country not only for economic reasons but also to alleviate security concerns, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). According to ETTelecom, Trai Chaiman RS Sharma said “Other than...

Toyota, Panasonic consider joint development of EV batteries

Toyota Motor Corp is considering making batteries for electric vehicles (EV) with Panasonic Corp, as it ramps up battery development to help meet its goal for green cars to comprise half of global sales by 2030. The joint announcement...

India plans Rs 11,000 cr aid to boost local solar cell manufacturing

India plans to boost solar module manufacturing by providing Rs 11,000 crore direct support along with concessions to cut reliance on imports from China. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy aims to provide a 30 percent subsidy for setting...

North East India to become the ‘New Engine of Growth’ for the country

Assam is the largest economy in North-Eastern India and is rapidly making strides towards employment generation and inclusive growth by a balanced pattern of industrial investment. It embarks upon a new charter in the path of development, laying emphasis...

Mercedes-Benz calls for tax breaks on electric vehicles in India

India’s largest luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India Pvt. Ltd has called for tax breaks for the automobile industry to build a sustainable business model for electric vehicles in the country. According to Livemint, managing director and chief executive Roland Folger...

DRDO has key role in ‘Make in India’ programme: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Minster for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman complemented the DRDO scientists for the outstanding work in realizing critical defence systems,and emphasized the need to showcase the excellent work they have done, and show the world that DRDO can help Make...

Belgium’s Colruyt Group targets India’s green energy, startup space

Colruyt Group of Belgium is planning a foray into the renewable energy space in India as an independent power producer in 2018. “We have made up our mind to invest ₹800-1,000 crore over the next two years,” head of Indian...

All 438 Central Railway stations to have LED lights by March

The Central Railway is on way to install energy-saving LED lights at all its 438 stations by March 2018, and exploit solar and wind power in a big way to cut on electricity bills, an official said on Saturday. According...

A look at top stories of the week

Happy Sunday! As the week comes to an end, its time to take a look at the big news stories that took place this week. So, here are this week's top highlights from world of electronics: Centre raises duty...

India goes all in to support domestic solar manufacturing with a bevy of subsidy...

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released a concept note of a proposal to build out India’s manufacturing supply chain, including polysilicon, wafers/ingots, cells and modules. MNRE is proposing a slew of subsidies and incentives including direct...

Spreadtrum plans to use AI and IoT to capture India’s 5G market

Chinese mobile chip maker, Spreadtrum, is betting big on the India market. It has a strategy in place to gain a major share in the affordable smartphone segment, which is growing at a fast pace. The company is also...

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