Nearly 10 lakh passenger vehicles recalled in the past three years

The number of two-wheelers recalled in 2021-22 was exceptionally high in comparison to the previous years’ data.

published on : 26th July 2022

BMC enforcement drive ahead of nation-wide ban on single-use plastic

The Civic body has also not been able to prevent use of single-use plastic, that constitutes nearly 70 per cent of trash in the city.

published on : 30th June 2022

Firecracker ban: Sivakasi firecracker manufacturing association moves SC seeking intervention

The intervention application has been filed by the Sivakasi Fireworks Manufacturers Association, which is an Association of fireworks manufacturers situated in Sivakasi.

published on : 16th June 2022

Tesla won't manufacture in India, here's why

In August last year, Musk had said Tesla may set up a manufacturing unit in India if it first succeeds with imported vehicles in the country.

published on : 28th May 2022

Textile manufacturers’ strike shuts 1.5L power loom units

They used to supply ‘warp’ yarn to power loom weaving units and we would supply grey and textile fabrics such as bedsheets, tablecloths, and cloths for hospital and railway departments.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Textile industry begins 2-day strike against yarn and cotton price rise

Losses force sector with over 10 lakh employees in Tiruppur, Erode, Karur districts to stop work

published on : 17th May 2022

Delay in textbook supply tied to power crisis, Russia-Ukraine war

Education Department officials and members of the Karnataka Textbook Society said textbooks could be ready only by June.

published on : 17th May 2022

Ford shelves plans to manufacture EVs in India 

The company has been reported to be in talks with homegrown auto major Tata Motors to sell its Sanand plant while it is scouting for buyers of the Chennai plant.

published on : 13th May 2022

Huge scope for MSMEs in defence sector, says expert

The Union government has opened up the defence industry for private sector participation to provide impetus to indigenous manufacturing.

published on : 21st April 2022

Matchbox manufacturers in Thoothukudi seek ban on import of cigarette lighters

According to a customs agent BM Ahamed Jan, pocket lighters, gas-fuelled lighters and refillable lighters are policy-free goods and are imported legally.

published on : 17th April 2022

Safety matchbox units in TN stop production due to raw material price hike

The shutdown is likely to cause a financial loss of Rs 20-30 crore per day.

published on : 8th April 2022

Auto industry to reach pre-pandemic highs by FY2024: FADA 

Besides, the revival of demand in rural parts of the county would also have an impact on the overall growth of the industry in the current fiscal.

published on : 5th April 2022

As court’s eviction deadline ends, small scale salt producers in Vedaranyam seek help from State

Small scale salt production is usually carried out over 3,000 acres at villages in Vedaranyam block. Two corporate firms produce salt on about 6,000 acres of State-owned land.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Wipro GE Healthcare invests Rs 100 crore in new manufacturing facility

The plant is a 100% subsidiary of Wipro GE Healthcare, and it currently has 35 employees, which is expected to increase to 100 in the next 2 to 3 years. 

published on : 1st April 2022

NGT bins plea by firecracker unit association

During the hearing, TANFAMA claimed the NGT order will adversely affect 1,100 firecracker manufacturing units in the country.

published on : 8th March 2022

Box makers in Tamil Nadu seek government help to keep business alive

The industry is the key provider of packaging material to pharmaceutical, FMCG, food Industry, automobile, electrical appliances and several other sectors.

published on : 28th February 2022

Blasts around, but life is normal in Kyiv, says Keralite doctor

On Thursday morning, Dr U P R Menon didn’t see any fire. All he heard was the noise of a blast.

published on : 25th February 2022

KEN to organise business boot camp

The organisers have invited applications from interested people, who wants to start a new business.   

published on : 25th February 2022

Rising raw material cost run SMEs in pump industry dry

Pump manufacturers said the price of copper has increased drastically in the last year and that they have no choice but to hike the price.

published on : 14th February 2022

Poor demand for two-wheelers, chip crisis hit auto sales

This decline again came on the back of poor demand for two-wheelers. The high volume segment reported sales of 10,17,785 units last month, down 13% compared to January 2021 sales.

published on : 8th February 2022
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