What is Purchasing Managers Index?

Purchasing Managers Index: The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) was at 55.5 in April 2021, little changed from March’s reading of 55.4. It is a survey-based measure that asks the respondents about changes in their perception of key business variables as compared with the previous month. The purpose of the […]

Asiatic Lions Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Asiatic lions: Recently, eight Asiatic lions at Hyderabad’s Nehru Zoological Park have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. It is the first known case of the human infecting the felines and making them sick in India. Earlier in 2020, Tiger being infected with Covid-19 was reported in New York (Bronx Zoo). The Asiatic Lion (also […]

5G Technology : Trial Use in India

5G Technology: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India approved permissions to Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) for conducting trials for use and applications of 5G technology. The applicant TSPs include Bharti Airtel Ltd., Reliance JioInfocomm Ltd., Vodafone Idea Ltd., and MTNL. The duration of the trials, at present, is for a period of 6 […]

India and United Kingdom Virtual Summit : Key Points

India and United Kingdom Virtual Summit An ambitious ‘Roadmap 2030’ was adopted at the Summit to elevate bilateral ties to a ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership’. The Roadmap will pave the way for a deeper and stronger engagement over the next ten years in the key areas of people-to-people contacts, trade and economy, defense and security, climate […]