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  • India is currently standing at a crucial junction where the potential of renewable energy promises a transformative impact on its economy

  • India has witnessed exponential growth in electricity demand, surpassing major global economies. With a projected $250 billion annual investment, India is set to significantly boost its clean energy sector

  • India’s energy transition could be one of the largest economic opportunities in recent decades, and it is estimated to be a multi-trillion-dollar sector

  • PM Modi is known as a person who works tirelessly

  • Former bureaucrat Anita Karwal recalled how PM Modi stood by her side during a health crisis

  • PM Modi arranged a medical consultation for former bureaucrat Anita Karwal

  • Ficci forecasted India’s FY25 growth at 7%, on the back of industry and services sectors

  • GDP growth is pegged at 6.8% for the first quarter of the current fiscal year

  • Employment generation, innovation and sustainable development are in the upcoming budget

  • The Sensex surpassed 81,000 points for the first time, hitting yet another milestone this year, as buying in defensive sectors helped the 30-stock index rally 1,000 points in just 10 days

  • The top five Sensex gainers in the last 10 sessions were ITC, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, and HCL Technologies

  • The uptick in IT stocks has also been fuelled by better-than-expected earnings growth in the latest quarter

  • The triad of Japan, India, and Taiwan continue to be at the top of investor mindshare

  • Semiconductors remain the most preferred sector closely followed by tech hardware

  • China and Thailand lag at the bottom from an allocation perspective

  • The Q2 of 2024-25 has begun with signs of quickening momentum in the economy: RBI

  • Revival of rural spending has turned out to be a bright spot: RBI

  • India's natural rate of interest has moved higher: RBI

  • Overseas Indians deposited close to $3 billion in NRI deposit schemes.

  • Non-resident ordinary deposits saw substantial flow of $481 million

  • Non-resident external deposits witnessed an inflow of $1.13 billion

  • India's travel industry is reaping gains from an unusually busy monsoon season with a 25% year-on-year surge

  • Leisure destinations such as Lonavala, Udaipur, Jaipur, Ooty and Mussoorie are among the most searched venues for booking

  • This year's monsoon season has marked a positive trajectory for the hospitality industry

  • PM Modi had announced that his dream is that even a person wearing slippers should travel by air

  • Through Udan Yojana a network of airports and aerodromes can be established in the country

  • This year, the passenger capacity of Indian airlines is estimated to be more than 23 crores

  • The 'Wagh Nakh' (Tiger Claw) will be arriving in India from London's Victoria and Albert Museum

  • The Tiger Claw from London will be kept at the Shivaji Museum in Satara in a grand ceremony

  • The victory of `Pratapgarh symbolises Shivaji's bravery and reputation as a military leader

  • India is already the world’s third-largest economy in GDP or purchasing power parity terms

  • India’s GDP (PPP) is more than 2 times that of Japan

  • India’s GDP for 2023 stood at $13,342.5 billion and is expected to rise to $14,594.5 billion by 2024

  • Lockheed Martin CEO Jim Taiclet and PM Modi highlighted the commitment of the world's oldest and largest democracies to bolster their defence and industrial partnerships

  • PM Modi's state visit to the US was termed as "truly historic" by the arms company

  • Around 120,000 Indian American doctors are currently working in the US

  • India's benchmark indices surged to fresh new highs, with the Sensex closing above 81,000 and Nifty ending above 24,800 for the first time

  • The BSE Sensex ended at 81,343.46 up 626.91 points, or 0.78%, after hitting its lifetime high of 81,522.55

  • NSE's Nifty rose 187.85 points, or 0.76%, to a close at a record 24,800.85. The index hit an all-time high of 24,837.75 during the day

  • Toshiba Group is set to invest 10 billion Japanese yen (over Rs 500 crore) to increase the capacity of producing power transmission and distribution equipment in India

  • TTDI will increase its capacity of manufacturing power transformers and distribution transformers by about 1.5 times compared to FY2023, over a three-year period from FY2024 to FY2026

  • Furthering our commitment to Make-in-India and export-from-India, the new investment will improve operational efficiency, increase speed-to-market & support in expanding our business in India & overseas: Hiroshi Furuta, Chairperson & MD, TTDI

  • The Indian fintech industry is estimated to be around USD 110 billion in 2024 and it is projected to reach about USD 420 billion by 2029: Ajay Kumar Choudhary, NPCI

  • The Indian fintech industry is expected to continue to grow due to factors like favourable policies of the government: Ajay Kumar Choudhary, NPCI

  • The Indian FinTech Industry is projected to grow at a cumulative annual growth rate of 31%: Ajay Kumar Choudhary, NPCI

  • India's luxury housing segment—units priced ₹4 crores and above—maintained strong sales momentum, registering a 27% year-on-year increase in the first six months of 2024: CBRE

  • Total sales of luxury units during the January-June 2024 period stood at 8,500 compared to 6,700 units during the same period last year: CBRE

  • The rise in NRI and astute investors in the Indian real estate market has considerably contributed to the heightened demand for luxury properties: CBRE

  • Retail sales in June 2024 showed a growth of 5% as compared to the sales levels in June 2023: RAI

  • Retail businesses across regions have indicated growth in sales compared to June 2023, with South India showing the highest increase at 7%, followed by North & East India at 5% each & West India at 4%: RAI

  • With the upcoming festival season and a promising monsoon, we anticipate further improvement in consumer sentiment and retail sales: Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO, RAI

  • FICCI Economic Outlook Survey for 2024-25 predicts growth for the Indian economy despite global challenges, with a projected GDP growth rate of 7%

  • The agriculture sector is expected to grow by 3.7%, bolstered by favourable monsoon expectations and reduced El Nino effects: FICCI

  • The industry and services sectors are anticipated to expand by 6.7% and 7.4%, respectively: FICCI

  • An unexpected export from India to Russia is gaining attention: specialized military boots. These Indian-made boots have become the first choice for the Russian army

  • Manufactured in Hajipur, Bihar, these boots are trusted by Russian soldiers in various terrains, from battlefields to snowy grounds

  • The exceptional quality and reliability of these boots ensure the safety and comfort of Russian soldiers in harsh conditions

  • Foreign investors will likely deploy as much as $100 billion in India this fiscal year, drawn to high-tech manufacturing, infrastructure, and climate-change projects: K Balasubramanian, Citigroup Inc

  • Companies working to help India meet its net-zero goals will be among the beneficiaries of the foreign capital flows: K Balasubramanian, Citigroup Inc

  • PM Modi has cast himself as a climate champion, and India has made significant investments in clean energy, adding more than 100 gigawatts of capacity in the last 10 years

  • "We are nowhere near to ending the bull market in India," said Chris Wood, Global Equity Strategist of Jefferies

  • Under the BJP government, we have had dramatic structural reforms over the last 10 years, the fruits of which we are now seeing. So I think we are nowhere near the end of a bull market: Chris Wood

  • India's benchmark Nifty 50 index has surged 13% so far this year and is on course for its ninth straight year of positive returns on an annual basis

  • India’s first overseas Jan Aushadhi Kendra was inaugurated by EAM Jaishankar in Mauritius. Jaishankar inaugurated the Jan Aushadhi Kendra with Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth

  • Delighted to inaugurate along with Prime Minister Jugnauth the first overseas Jan Aushadi Kendra in Mauritius: EAM Jaishankar

  • The India-Mauritius health partnership project will supply cost-effective, Made-in-India medicines to augment public healthcare and enhance well-being: EAM Jaishankar

  • In the past decade, India has become a major manufacturing hub for countries all around the world. This all stems from the Made in India initiative

  • Made in Bihar’ boots step into the Russian Army’s gear, highlighting the surprising global reach of Indian products. This achievement underscores India’s expanding influence in global defense markets

  • Following PM Modi’s call for Amul to become the world’s largest dairy, ‘The Taste of India’ has made a significant stride by introducing fresh milk in the US, marking the first international launch of Amul’s fresh milk range

  • The Asian Development Bank retained India's GDP growth forecast for FY25 at 7%

  • Robust growth in the industry will be driven by manufacturing and strong demand for construction

  • The Asian Development Bank retained the inflation forecast at 4.6% for the year

  • LIC has seen its shares surge, outperforming rivals like HDFC Life and ICICI Prudential Life

  • The Life Insurance Corporation of India has given nearly 80% return in a year. The stock price was Rs 620 on July 18, 2023, and now it is Rs 1109

  • LIC's strategic investments in India's growth sectors, such as infrastructure, have paid off handsomely

  • India's merchandise exports grew by 5.8 per cent to USD 109.96 billion

  • Non-oil exports continued to maintain steady growth, rising by 7.7 per cent

  • The positive aspect is that merchandise imports grew at a slower pace of 5.0%

  • Indian exports remained resilient in the first quarter of FY25

  • In the labour-intensive exports category, growth was positive

  • Oil imports were positive to meet domestic demand

  • Made in India initiative is giving Indian manufactured products a new identity and increasing India's influence globally

  • 'Made in Bihar' boots have now become the first choice of the Russian army

  • Kashmir willow bat is now a topic of discussion in the world

  • Armenian troops have been spotted wearing an India-made helmet

  • Armenia has bought several defence-related equipment from India

  • Products of the Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging are in use with special forces of Israel and France

  • Private equity investments in Indian real estate surged by 15% Y-o-Y

  • Indian commercial real estate continues to thrive

  • Warehousing investments rose 176% Y-o-Y to $1.532 billion

  • DMRC has launched a check-in facility for international flights

  • Key features of the DMRC service allow passengers to check in their luggage at these metro stations

  • DMRC has invited more airlines to implement check-in facilities to provide additional benefits

  • Overseas fundraising by Indian firms is experiencing a robust revival

  • Indian companies raised Rs 32,619 crore through overseas bonds

  • Resurgence in fundraising is driven by strong demand for high-yield bonds

  • NRIs and High-Net-Worth Individuals are increasingly investing in Indian real estate

  • The surge in the real estate sector can be attributed to low property prices, favourable currency exchange rates

  • The Indian real estate sector is booming with $13.1 billion spent in FY21, expected to rise to $14.9 billion in FY22

  • Domestic natural gas consumption increased 7.1% year-on-year in June, aided by an 11.3% surge in imports: Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry

  • India imported 2,648 million metric standard cubic metres (MMSCM) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in June: Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry

  • Total domestic gas consumption was 5,594 MMSCM, also aided by a 2.9% expansion in domestic gas production to 2,993 MMSCM: Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry

  • RPF has rescued a total of 84,119 vulnerable children across various Indian Railway Zones over the past seven years through its dedicated operation, ‘Nanhe Farishtey’

  • Nanhe Farishtey initiative has become a lifeline for thousands, highlighting the RPF’s unwavering commitment to safeguarding the most vulnerable members of society

  • The RPF’s success is supported by the ‘Track Child Portal,’ which contains comprehensive details about vulnerable children

  • RBI has upgraded its growth forecast for the fiscal year 2024/25 to 7.2%, up from 7%, driven by a resurgence in private consumption, robust investment, and a rebound in exports

  • The International Monetary Fund has revised India's growth forecast to 7% for 2024/25 from 6.8%, aligning with recent updates from rating agencies and private economists

  • Rising services exports and private transfer receipts have helped India's current account balance, which is showing a $5.7 billion surplus for the first time in 10 quarters in three months through March

  • International companies are seizing on the strength of India’s stock market to offload stakes in local subsidiaries to investors wanting to get in on the action

  • About $15 billion has been raised in secondary sales or block trades in India this year, a more than 150% surge from the same period in 2023: Bloomberg

  • Over $5 billion has been raised in initial public offerings, double a year earlier: Bloomberg

  • French drugmaker Sanofi plans to invest 400 million euros ($437.24 million) in its global capacity centre (GCC) in India by the end of the decade

  • Sanofi will first invest 100 million euros ($109.31 million) by next year: Madeleine Roach, Sanofi

  • Sanofi aims to expand and more than double its workforce over the next two years: Madeleine Roach, Sanofi

  • PM Modi’s Digital Century, with hundred million followers on X, lies not merely a social media milestone but is a powerful example to the world on sustaining citizen engagement in a competitive democracy: Shashi Shekhar Vempati, Ex-CEO, Prasar Bharti

  • The re-election of PM Modi with a clear mandate underscores the strength and resilience of Indian democracy: Shashi Shekhar Vempati, Ex-CEO, Prasar Bharti

  • While other leading democracies grapple with instability and turmoil, India stands tall as a model of democratic continuity and progress: Shashi Shekhar Vempati, Ex-CEO, Prasar Bharti

  • India’s merchandise trade with European countries was the highest in a decade in 2023-24, the commerce ministry data shows

  • India’s exports to Europe stood at $98.9 billion during 2023-24, almost double that of $50.4 billion registered in 2015-16: Commerce Ministry

  • Imports at $93.7 billion were also the highest during 2023-24, higher than $61.5 Billion registered in 2016-17: Commerce Ministry

  • Ahead of the Annual Budget for FY25, the Ministry of Defence announces the fifth Positive Indigenisation List for Defence Public Sector Undertakings

  • The comprehensive list, announced by the Ministry of Defence, encompasses 346 strategically important items, including line replacement units, systems, sub-systems, assemblies, sub-assemblies, spares, and more

  • The Defence PSUs will undertake the indigenization of items listed in the fifth PIL through various approaches, including the ‘Make’ procedure and in-house development

  • The Centre informed that electronic goods exports increased by 16.91% in June (year-on-year), bolstered by the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme

  • The exports increased from $2.42 billion in June 2023 to $2.82 billion last month: Commerce Ministry

  • Led by mobile phones, the export of electronic goods has seen a meteoric rise in the last 10 years

  • India's domestic air passenger traffic grew 5.76% to 1.32 crore in June from 1.24 crore in the same month last year: DGCA Data

  • IndiGo carried 80.86 lakh passengers, clocking a market share of 60.5%, followed by Tata Group-run Air India & Vistara, which flew 17.47 lakh and 12.84 lakh travelers, respectively: DGCA

  • All three Tata Group airlines taken together accounted for a 28.5% of the total domestic passenger traffic last month: DGCA

  • IMF raised its projection of growth in India’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2024-25 by 20 basis points to 7% amid a boost in private consumption, especially in rural areas

  • The forecast for growth in India has been revised upward, with the change reflecting carryover from upward revisions to growth in 2023: IMF

  • GDP expanded at 8.2% in 2023-24. That was higher than the 7% in 2022-23, aided by a greater-than-expected expansion of 7.8% in the fourth quarter, according to NSO

  • The travel and tourism sector has been an attractive career path for many. After the pandemic, these businesses have again started growing fast

  • Digital transformation, government initiatives, and a rise in disposable income have given the travel & tourism sector a significant boost and made it brimming with job opportunities

  • The industry has witnessed a surge in IPOs and funding, particularly in the traveltech segment. This is giving exciting opportunities for mid-career professionals: Chirag Agrawal, Co-founder, TravClan

  • Japanese tourist Tapi took to Instagram to share about her experiences in India. Her video has gone viral

  • I stayed with Indians who are rich in emotions. I realised I was expressing my feelings more openly. In addition to the joy and sorrows, I even expressed the anger I'd been hiding: Japanese tourist Tapi

  • Since being posted, the post has gained more than two lakh views. The post also has numerous reactions and likes

  • As a result of PM Modi's comprehensive strategy in the defense sector, India has achieved a record-breaking growth in indigenous defense production, marking the highest growth ever in this sector

  • India has attained its highest-ever growth in indigenous defense production during the FY 2023-24, with a focus on achieving 'self-reliance' in the defense sector

  • India's defense production has reached Rs 1,26,887 crore during the financial year 2023-24, which is 16.7% higher than the previous financial year

  • Riding on the growth of the manufacturing sector, job roles like computer numerical control operators (CNC), production supervisors & machine operators are seeing an exponential demand: Indeed

  • Between June 2022 and June 2024, the jobs in the manufacturing industry in India grew by 40%: Indeed

  • CNC operators have seen a staggering 160% increase in job openings in two years, followed by production supervisors with 155% rise and machine operators with 119% boost: Indeed

  • India has always played an important role in both peacekeeping and peacebuilding: Colonel Ashish Bhalla, Military Advisor

  • We have engaged in peace-building through extensive development partnerships with countries in the Global South: Colonel Ashish Bhalla, Military Advisor

  • The cumulative value of India's developmental projects now exceeds USD 40 billion: Colonel Ashish Bhalla, Military Advisor

  • DPT3 coverage of India is 91% while the DPT1 coverage of all other countries (except Indonesia) has a coverage of less than 80%

  • The DPT1 coverage of India is 93% while the DPT1 coverage of all other countries is less than 90%

  • The immunization coverage of India for both DPT1 and DPT 2 is much better than in every country on the list