Manufacturing PMI rises to 52.2 in Sept.

Manufacturing activity improved in September on the back of stronger gains in new orders, output, and employment, according to a private sector survey. The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 52.2 in September from 51.7 in August. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion while one below 50 denotes a contraction. “India’s […]


Unit manufacturing illegal liquor busted

With the arrest of five persons, the Noida Police busted an illegal liquor manufacturing unit in Ghaziabad’s Tronica City on Wednesday. Three policemen in Ghaziabad have been suspended for negligence. The arrested men have been identified as property dealer Prem Singhal, who rented out the plot, and workers Naveen, Vishal, Luv Kush and Bose Kumar. […]


Manufacturing nationalism

Observing the politics of his day many years ago a wit in Britain is said to have remarked “Patriotism is the last resort of the scoundrel!” The wag in India would be forgiven if in a reference to political practice here he were to replace ‘patriotism’ in the bon mot with either ‘nationalism’ or ‘secularism’. […]